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  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Activated OF Nick Swisher from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Tyler Holt to Columbus (IL). NEW YORK YANKEES — Recalled INF Jose Pirela from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS —…

  • U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Results

    Tuesday At Lake Course at The OlymicClub San Francisco YardageL 6,981; Par 70 Round of 16 Upper Bracket Draegen Majors, Tulsa, Okla. & Brooks Price, Dallas, Texas def. Maverick McNealy, Portola Valley, Calif. & Viraat…

  • Walker Cup teammates advance to semifinals of Four-Ball

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Walker Cup teammates Nathan Smith and Todd White advanced to the semifinals of the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball on Tuesday by beating a pair of California brothers. Smith and White didn’t…

  • North Texas star forward Eboniey Jeter found dead in dorm

    DENTON, Texas (AP) — Forward Eboniey Jeter, who led the North Texas Mean Green women’s basketball squad in shooting percentage last season, has been found dead in her dorm room. She was 21. The Tarrant…

  • Warrant issued for former Gophers basketball player McNeil

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for former Minnesota basketball player Daquein McNeil after he failed to appear in court on assault charges. McNeil, a 21-year-old native of Baltimore, is accused of…

  • Big 12’s Bowlsby backs off title game talk after meetings

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Big 12 has tapped the brakes on the conference championship game talk. Last week, Commissioner Bob Bowlsby strongly suggested the league would move toward bringing back its football championship to improve…

  • Stanford, San Diego State announce home-and-home series

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford and San Diego State are set to play a future home-and-home series. The schools announced Tuesday that the Cardinal will play at San Diego State in September 2017, and the…

  • Monmouth Park close to breaking even fiscally

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Three years after taking over Monmouth Park, the operators of the New Jersey shore thoroughbred racetrack believe the facility either will break even this year or make a profit. Speaking at…

  • Woods has memories of Peete, but never a meeting

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Calvin Peete competed in The Players Championship for the last time a year before Tiger Woods turned pro. Woods said he never had a chance to meet him, though…

  • Race village for Volvo sailing event opens in Newport

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The race village for the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport has opened, kicking off a 12-day celebration of the offshore sailing event. Gov. Gina Raimondo and other state officials gathered…

  • On web site, Kentucky coach Calipari says ‘no’ to platooning

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky nearly made history last season with a two-platoon system. Now coach John Calipari says the strategy is history. Calipari said Tuesday on CoachCal.com that he was happy to make the…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Activated OF Nick Swisher from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Tyler Holt to Columbus (IL). NEW YORK YANKEES — Recalled INF Jose Pirela from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). OAKLAND A’S —…

  • Players Championship should focus on what it is

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The criteria to be considered for the World Golf Hall of Fame smacks of yet another effort by the PGA Tour to make The Players Championship something it’s not.…

  • Man who shipped guns to ex-NFL star Hernandez gets 2 years

    BOSTON (AP) — A man who shipped guns to former New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison. Oscar Hernandez Jr., no relation to Aaron,…

  • NCAA’s new head of officials ready to make tough calls

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — J.D. Collins has one goal as the NCAA’s coordinator of men’s basketball officials: Get it right. A few hours after Tuesday’s announcement of his new job, Collins told The Associated Press he…