NEW YORK (AP) - The class of 2014 for the Baseball Hall of Fame will be announced later today. Front-runners for election are Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas and Craig Biggio (BEE'-zhee-oh). Last year, for the first time since 1996, nobody was elected.
UNDATED (AP) - There were two games in men's basketball last night involving two Top-10 schools. Fifth-ranked Michigan State handed Ohio State its first loss of the season in a 72-68 victory while Iowa State, the ninth-ranked school in the AP poll, beat No. 7 Baylor 87-72.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Three players from the UTEP basketball team have been kicked off the squad for gambling on at least one sporting event. The university's executive vice president, Richard Adauto, says McKenzie Moore, Justin Crosgile and Jalen Ragland are not believed to have bet on UTEP games or participated in point-shaving to influence the outcome for bettors.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The Anaheim Ducks are back on top of the NHL's Western Conference with 69 points. They beat Boston last night 5-2 for their 14th win in their last 15 games. The victory put the Ducks two points ahead of Chicago in the West and leaves the Bruins seven points behind the East-leading Penguins.
MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Dolphins will have a new general manager next season. Jeff Ireland is out after six seasons after failing to reach the playoffs the past five years. Owner Stephen Ross says he and Ireland mutually agreed to part ways.