The Columbus Blue Jackets fell to the Vancouver Canucks last night, 2-1 in a shootout. The Jackets got on the board first in the second period on a Mark Letestu backhand shot. However, later in the period the Canucks would score to tie the game. After a scoreless final period the game when to overtime in a defensive battle. Sergei Bobrovsky made 37 saves to help send the game to a shootout. But Columbus would fail to score in the shootout and had a five-game winning streak snapped. Columbus will now host Chicago on Thursday night at 7.
The Cleveland Cavaliers topped the Washington Wizards last night, 95-90. The Wizards jumped out to a 13-point lead after one, but the Cavs cam storming back to take a one-point lead just before the half. Cleveland continued their strong finish to the first half by pushing their lead out to 11 after three and holding off a late Wizards comeback to capture the win. The Cavs were led by Dion Waiters with 20 points. Cleveland will now head to Dallas on Friday night at 8:30.
In other NBA play, Minnesota toppled San Antonio, 107-83. Dallas topped Milwaukee, 115-108. Miami handled Atlanta, 98-81. Brooklyn bested New Orleans, 108-98. The LA Lakers outlasted Orlando, 106-97 and Charlotte blew past Boston, 100-74.
Ohio baseball fell to ninth-ranked Kentucky yesterday, 6-3. The Wildcats took a quick six run lead after three innings, but the Bobcats would chip away at the lead behind RBI singles from Scott White and Ben Otto. However, Ohio’s rally would fall short and Kentucky took home the win. Ohio baseball returns home on Friday as they take on Canisius at 4.
In NCAA basketball action last night, LIU Brooklyn toppled Mount St. Mary’s, 91-70 to win the NEC. South Dakota State outlasted North Dakota State, 73-67 to capture the Summit League crown and Valparaiso topped Wright State, 62-54 to win the Horizon.
The Cincinnati Bengals re signed defensive end Robert Geathers yesterday. Geathers signed a three-year deal worth $9.45 million The 29-year old has spent his entire nine year career with Cincinnati and tallied 6 ½ sacks last year.
The Cleveland Browns made a splash on the first day of free agency, signing linebacker Paul Kruger and defensive lineman Desmond Bryant. Kruger was inked to a five-year $40 million contract and Bryant signed a five-year contract worth $34 million. 27-year old Kruger had nine sacks during the regular season and had two sacks in the Super Bowl for Baltimore. Bryant played with Oakland last year tallying four sacks.
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