CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers thumped the New York Knicks 109-94 last night. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and Jarrett Jack had 17 . Tristan Thompson added 12 points and nine rebounds as Cleveland won its fourth straight at home.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Columbus Blue Jackets beat the New Jersey Devils 5-4 last night. Nick Foligno scored the game-winning goal with 91 seconds left when Ryan Johansen's shot went in off his skate. The Blue Jackets won their last four at home.
CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Bengals have waived fullback Chris Pressley, who was sidelined the entire season by a knee injury. Pressley went on the physically unable to perform list because of a knee injury before training camp began. The Bengals play at Pittsburgh Sunday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Browns have waived quarterback Caleb Hanie, who backed up starter Jason Campbell on Sunday in New England. Hanie was signed as a free agent last week when Campbell was recovering from a concussion and not a certainty to play. Hanie's release means quarterback Brandon Weeden may be ready to be cleared to return to practice after sustaining a concussion.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Semaj Christon rallied Xavier from a 13-point deficit in the second half to a 63-60 victory over Evansville last night in the renewal of an old Ohio River basketball rivalry. Christon led a 23-8 run that got Xavier ahead. He finished with 19 points.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - IUPUI defeated Cincinnati Christian 94-72 last night. Ian Chiles scored 22 points and Marcellus Barksdale added a career-best 18 for IUPUI. Cincinnati Christian pulled within 11 points on Mike Hill's Layup with 12:16 remaining, but did not get any closer. It was the first-ever meeting between the schools.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Former Bowling Green football coach Dave Clawson is eager to start his next rebuilding project at Wake Forest. Clawson was introduced yesterday as the Demon Deacons' coach. He says the job is "truly a dream come true." Clawson faces a tough job at Wake Forest, which is coming off its fifth straight losing season.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - Adam Scheier will be the interim coach at Bowling Green after Dave Clawson left to take over at Wake Forest. Scheier will lead the Falcons against Pittsburgh in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on December 26th. Scheier is in his fifth season at Bowling Green.
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