Updated: Tuesday, 05 Mar 2013, 5:03 AM EST
Published : Tuesday, 05 Mar 2013, 5:03 AM EST
CLEVELAND (AP) — The New York Knicks overcame a 22-point deficit without All-Star Carmelo Anthony to beat the Cavaliers 102-97 last night. Amare Stoudemire scored 22 points and J.R. Smith added 18 for the Knicks. Kyrie Irving scored 22 points in his return after missing Cleveland's past three games with a hyperextended right knee.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 13-5 yesterday. Carlos Carrasco pitched three innings after being hit in the side of the head by Darnell McDonald's line drive in the first. Mark Reynolds and Nick Swisher each homered to help the Tribe win.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto says his knee feels fine and he's decided to play for Canada in the World Baseball Classic. Votto had surgery to repair torn cartilage last season, and wasn't full strength when he returned for the end of last season.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks took advantage of some sloppy Cincinnati play to beat the Reds 7-2 yesterday. Johnny Cueto went three innings in his second start for Cincinnati. He slipped in the first inning, causing concern for the Reds because he strained an oblique in the playoffs last season. The right-hander was able to finish his outing without further problems.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed defenseman John Moore on injured reserve after he injured his shoulder during the morning skate on Friday in Chicago. Moore is expected to be out 2-3 weeks.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns are not raising their season-ticket prices for 2013. The team says ticket prices will stay the same for the fifth straight year, the second-longest streak in the league. Also, the Browns say the average cost of a game ticket is the second-lowest in the NFL.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Number 14 Ohio State will play second-ranked Indiana tonight as the Big Ten's regular-season starts to wind down. The Hoosiers already have captured a share of the conference title. To win it outright for the first time since 1993, they need to beat the Buckeyes or win at Number 7 Michigan on Sunday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Russ Smith scored 18 points and Number 8 Louisville gave Rick Pitino his 300th victory with the Cardinals by beating Cincinnati 67-51 last night. The Cardinals forced Cincinnati into a season-high 21 turnovers.