Kelly’s cancer returns...Jaguars’ Fowler sentenced... Agent: Brewer to sign with Thunder
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has once again been diagnosed with oral cancer. Kelly says he is “shocked and deeply saddened” by the news, and vows to once again fight to overcome the disease. He did not go into specifics on the diagnoses except to say the cancer was discovered following a test. Kelly had been cancer-free since September 2014, but had been required to undergo follow-up testing every six months.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler has been sentenced to a year of probation and 75 hours of community service for a parking lot attack on a man. News outlets report Fowler was sentenced today after pleading no contest to misdemeanor charges of battery, criminal mischief and petty theft. He could still be disciplined by the NFL.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Corey Brewer will sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder after he clears waivers. The move was confirmed by Brewer’s agent. The Lakers agreed to a buyout with the 6-foot-9 Brewer on Wednesday. He will help fill the void Andre Roberson left for the Thunder when he ruptured his left patellar tendon and was lost for the season. Brewer, who is 31, averaged 3.7 points in 54 games with the Lakers this season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Duncan Robinson made Michigan’s only field goal in overtime, a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:15 left, and the 15th-ranked Wolverines survived foul trouble and poor shooting to beat Iowa 77-71 today to advance to the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals. Michigan was 3 for 19 from 3-point range and Robinson made all of them. The fifth-seeded Wolverines face fourth-seeded Nebraska on Friday at Madison Square Garden.
UNDATED (AP) — Arizona has announced that Sean Miller will remain as men’s basketball coach, less than three hours after Miller vehemently denied a report that he discussed a six-figure payment to a top recruit to attend the school. President Robert. C. Robbins says Miller will coach against Stanford and for the rest of the season.