No charges for Winston…Cutcliffe honored…Bulls crush Heat…Pens whip Sharks…LA keeps Wilson
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida State quarterback Jameis (JAYM’-ihs) Winston has been cleared of any wrong doing in the case of the woman who alleged he had raped her in Dec. 2012. State Attorney Willie Meggs said at a news conference in Tallahassee that there was not enough evidence to win a conviction. Winston leads the nation’s top-ranked team against Duke in the ACC championship game tomorrow.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – Duke’s David Cutcliffe has been selected coach of the year by the Walter Camp Football Foundation. Cutcliffe has led the 20th-ranked Blue Devils to a school-record 10 victories and their first appearance in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.
UNDATED (AP) – Carlos Boozer finished with a game-high 27 points and Luol Deng (LOO’-ul dehng) added 20 as the Chicago Bulls handed the Miami Heat their second straight loss, 107-87. Reserves Darren Collison and Jamal Crawford scored 15 points each as the Los Angeles Clippers clobbered the Grizzlies 101-81 in Memphis. Carmelo Anthony had 19 points and the Knicks ended a nine-game losing streak by embarrassing the Nets 113-83 in Brooklyn.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Penguins have widened their lead in the NHL’s Eastern Conference by knocking off one of the top teams in the West. Chris Kunitz had a pair of goals while the Pens were putting together a four-goal second period in a 5-1 rout of San Jose. Sidney Crosby increased his league-high point total to 42 with three assists that helped the Penguins earn their fifth straight win.
UNDATED (AP) – A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says free-agent reliever Brian Wilson has agreed to terms on a $10 million, one-year contract to stay with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a deal that is pending a physical. A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Boston Red Sox have agreed with reliever Edward Mujica (moo-HEE’-kuh) on a two-year deal. And the Kansas City Royals have acquired outfielder Norichika Aoki (nohr-ih-CHEE’-kuh ah-OH’-kee) from Milwaukee for lefty pitcher Will Smith.
Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events:
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
In 3rd Jacksonville 24 Houston 17
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION
Final New York 113 Brooklyn 83
Final L-A Clippers 101 Memphis 81
Half Chicago 58 Miami 44
NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Final OT Toronto 3 Dallas 2
Final N-Y Rangers 3 Buffalo 1
Final Pittsburgh 5 San Jose 1
Final Montreal 2 Boston 1
Final Tampa Bay 3 Ottawa 1
Final Florida 5 Winnipeg 2
Final Carolina 5 Nashville 2
Final Minnesota 4 Chicago 3
Final St. Louis 5 N-Y Islanders 1
In 2nd Edmonton 3 Colorado 2
TOP-25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL
End Reg. (19) Louisville 24 Cincinnati 24
TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL
(24) San Diego St. at San Diego 11:00 p.m.
TOP-25 WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Final ( 1) UConn 97 UC Davis 37
Final ( 2) Duke 99 (16) Purdue 78
Final (25) Iowa 97 (22) Syracuse 91