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  • Former Lions RB Mel Farr dies at age 70

    DETROIT (AP) — Mel Farr, the Detroit Lions’ running back who rushed for over 3,000 yards in seven NFL seasons, has died. He was 70. A Lions spokesman said Farr’s son confirmed his father died…

  • APNewsBreak: Officials puzzled over Yosemite jumpers’ deaths

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to…

  • No. 6 seed Petkovic advances at Bank of the West

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Sixth-seeded Andrea Petkovic got her body realigned and returned to form to beat fellow German Carina Witthoeft in a first-round match of the Bank of the West Classic on Monday. “I…

  • Citi Open Results

    Monday At William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center Washington Purse: Men, $1.51 million (WT500); Women, $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Chung Hyeon, South Korea, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-2, 6-1. James Duckworth, Australia,…

  • Andy Murray returns to DC tournament for 1st time since 2006

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Andy Murray is back on hard courts for the first time in four months — and back at the Citi Open for the first time in nine years. The two-time major champion…

  • Son, Barbaree lead Junior PGA Championship

    BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Yujeong Son matched the women’s course record with a 7-under 64 on Monday to take the first-round lead in the Junior PGA Championship, and U.S. Junior Amateur champion Philip Barbaree topped…

  • Citi Open Results

    Monday At William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center Washington Purse: Men, $1.51 million (WT500); Women, $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Chung Hyeon, South Korea, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-2, 6-1. James Duckworth, Australia,…

  • Special Olympics athlete found after disappearing from LAX

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An autistic teenage Special Olympics athlete who vanished from Los Angeles International Airport was found sleeping on a lawn five miles away Monday afternoon, hours after another missing competitor turned up…

  • Police file assault charges against former Utah cornerback

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah cornerback Dominique Hatfield has been charged with misdemeanor assault in a fight during a party last month, his second recent run-in with police. Salt Lake City detective Cody Lougy…

  • Ex-broadcaster Craig James sues Fox Sports over firing

    DALLAS (AP) — Former college football television analyst Craig James on Monday filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports that contends he was fired because he had expressed opposition to gay marriage during a…

  • WR Tyler Boyd, DE Rori Blair are suspended for Pitts opener

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi has announced wide receiver Tyler Boyd and defensive end Rori Blair are suspended for the Sept. 5 opener against Youngstown State. Boyd, a 1,000-yard receiver in each of…

  • Lady Shipman wins $100,000 Coronation Cup at Saratoga

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Lady Shipman continued her winning ways with a dominating 3 ¼-length victory in the $100,000 Coronation Cup Monday at Saratoga Race Course. Back in against fellow 3-year-old fillies after beating…

  • School report: Illinois players’ allegations unfounded

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Former University of Illinois women’s basketball players’ allegations of racially motivated mistreatment were unfounded, investigators hired by the school concluded in a report released Monday that also found that one former…

  • Russell continues her comeback on Lady Vols’ tour of Italy

    Tennessee center Mercedes Russell finally gets to play with her Lady Vols teammates again this week as she continues her comeback from foot surgeries. But the Lady Vols must wait to play in a game…

  • Prosecutor: Tipster wrote sexual letters to Aaron Hernandez

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — An anonymous tipster who raised questions about a juror in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez had a sexually explicit relationship with him, a prosecutor…