NHL: Boston 2, Ottawa 1 (OT)

BOSTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Patrice Bergeron scored with 1:22 left in overtime Thursday to give Boston its fifth straight victory, a 2-1 decision over Ottawa.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 2

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- James Neal notched two goals and an assist Wednesday for Pittsburgh in its 4-2 win over Ottawa, which lost star defenseman Erik Karlsson to an injury.

NHL: Ottawa 5, Montreal 1

OTTAWA, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Daniel Alfredsson scored the go-ahead goal 7:27 into the second period Wednesday and Ottawa stayed hot by pulling away to defeat Montreal 5-1.

NHL: Ottawa 3, Washington 2

OTTAWA, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Sergei Gonchar's goal with 2:30 remaining in the game capped a third-period rally Tuesday that boosted the Ottawa Senators over Washington 3-2.

NHL: Ottawa 4, Florida 0

OTTAWA, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Craig Anderson recorded a 31-save shutout and Kyle Turris scored twice Monday, boosting the Ottawa Senators to a 4-0 whitewash of Florida.

NHL: Ottawa 3, New York Rangers 2 (OT)

OTTAWA, April 18 (UPI) -- Kyle Turris fired a shot past Henrik Lundqvist 2:42 into overtime Wednesday, giving the Ottawa Senators a 3-2 series-tying win over the New York Rangers.

NHL: Ottawa 5, New York Islanders 2

OTTAWA, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Ottawa's Kyle Turris and Chris Neil each netted a goal and an assist Sunday and the Senators stayed hot with a 5-2 victory over the New York Islanders.

NBA: Indiana 91, Detroit 79

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- David West scored 11 points to go with 12 rebounds in his Pacers debut Monday and Indiana bounced Detroit 91-79 in the season opener for both teams.

NBA: Indiana 104, Toronto 93

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Roy Hibbert netted 24 points Monday and the Indiana Pacers won their first game under interim head Coach Frank Vogel, downing Toronto 104-93.

Pacers fire head Coach Jim O'Brien

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The Indiana Pacers have fired head Coach Jim O'Brien and named Frank Vogel as his interim replacement, team President Larry Bird said Sunday.

Ohio State pays millions to former coach

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 2 (UPI) -- Former Ohio State University men's basketball coach Jim O'Brien has received $2.74 million for his improper firing.

Court denies Ohio State appeal on O'Brien

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- The Ohio Supreme Court will not hear an appeal by Ohio State University of a judgment after the firing of former men's basketball coach Jim O'Brien.

Coach's victory in Ohio State suit upheld

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's ruling that awarded $2.46 million to a former Ohio State basketball coach who sued after his firing.

Former Ohio State coach wins appeal

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Former Ohio State basketball coach Jim O'Brien can return to the sidelines after he won an appeal to reduce his punishment for an NCAA violation.

Jermaine O'Neal out 2 weeks with injury

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Indiana forward Jermaine O'Neal will be sidelined at least two weeks with a knee injury, the Pacers announced Saturday.

Pacers' player target of shooting

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Jamaal Tinsley of the Indiana Pacers and several companions had shots fired in their direction outside an Indianapolis hotel Sunday.

Ohio State must pay former coach $2.5M

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Former Ohio State men's basketball coach Jim O'Brien has won a nearly $2.5 million judgment from the school through a lawsuit filed after he was fired.

Carliesle leaves Pacers front office

INDIANAPOLIS, June 12 (UPI) -- Rick Carlisle, fired as the Indianapolis Pacers coach last month, Tuesday said he would leave his job as the team's executive vice president. Pacers officials offered Carlisle a front-office position when they relieved him of his coaching duties after the

Pacers hire O'Brien as coach

INDIANAPOLIS, May 31 (UPI) -- Jim O'Brien, who has made two previous coaching stops in the NBA, was hired Thursday as the new coach of the Indiana Pacers.

Former Ohio State coach gets $2.25 M

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Former Ohio State University men's head basketball coach Jim O'Brien Wednesday was awarded $2.25 million in damages in his breach of contract suit against OSU.

Wright State fires basketball coach

DAYTON, Ohio, March 13 (UPI) -- Wright State fired men's basketball Coach Paul Biancardi Monday because of his involvement in Ohio State's infractions report released by the NCAA Friday. Biancardi was an assistant under Jim O'Brien for 13 years and was with him while at Ohio State in 19

COL BKB: Ohio State 63, Penn State 56

INDIANAPOLIS, March 10 (UPI) -- Ron Lewis had 17 points and three rebounds Friday as 7th-ranked Ohio State overcame Penn State, 63-56, in the Big Ten quarterfinals at Indianapolis.

Ohio State placed on NCAA probation

INDIANAPOLIS, March 10 (UPI) -- Ohio State has been placed on three years' probation by the NCAA, mostly for rule violations while Jim O'Brien was the Buckeyes' men's basketball coach.

COL BKB: Bost. Coll. 74, N.C. St. 72 (2OT)

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Sophomore forward Sean Williams blocked a school-record eight shots Saturday as 13th-ranked Boston College edged No. 14 N.C. State, 74-72, in two overtimes.

Judge: Ohio State wrongly fired coach

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A judge ruled Wednesday that Ohio State University wrongly fired basketball coach Jim O'Brien for giving $6,000 to a potential recruit's mother.
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