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  • Judge dismisses lawsuit in Little League retribution case

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Connecticut father who said a baseball Little League demoted his 9-year-old son to a lower-level team because of the father’s plans to…

  • Former OU wide receiver enters plea, gets probation

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Former Oklahoma wide receiver Trey Metoyer has been sentenced to eight years of probation following accusations he exposed himself to women. Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn’s office says Metoyer was…

  • Putin says Russia over worst of economic downturn

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country’s economy has weathered the worst effects of its downturn even though it appears headed for a deep recession. In comments reported Tuesday by state news…

  • Wimbledon announces 7 percent increase in prize money

    LONDON (AP) — Prize money is increasing by 7 percent at Wimbledon this year, with 1.88 million pounds ($2.85 million) going to the men’s and women’s singles champions. The All England Club announced Tuesday that…

  • UFC champ Jones booked in connection with hit-and-run crash

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Champion UFC fighter Jon Jones turned himself into authorities Monday night in connection with a hit-and-run crash, officials said. Bernalillo County said that Jones was booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center…

  • College football player to be bone marrow donor for infant

    MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — A Western Illinois University linebacker soon will give an infant suffering from a rare immune disorder a precious gift in the game of life — a bone marrow transplant. School officials…

  • Browns enter draft armed with picks, may select quarterback

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have invested heavily into the quarterback position in recent years with scant success. That might not stop them from making a deeper commitment. Despite selecting a quarterback in the first…

  • 2-time plane crash survivor Austin Hatch now student aide

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The highlights from Austin Hatch’s first season at Michigan still resonate, even as he gives up his playing role on the basketball team. “First free throw is obviously a memory,…

  • A new format, more golf for all at Match Play

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy arrived at Harding Park on Monday knowing he will be at the Match Play Championship at least through Friday. So will the rest of the 64-man field. In a…

  • Florida guard Eli Carter announces he is transferring again

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida guard Eli Carter is on the move again. Carter announced Monday that he has decided to transfer for the second time in three years, becoming the third player to leave…

  • Touted Ingram stays close to home, picks reigning champ Duke

    KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — Touted basketball recruit Brandon Ingram is headed to Duke. The 6-foot-8 Kinston guard announced his choice Monday, ending a recruiting battle for the McDonald’s All-American’s services between Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina,…

  • Scottie Pippen’s daughter charged with public intoxication

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The daughter of former NBA player Scottie Pippen has been arrested on allegations that she urinated in an Iowa City hotel lobby. The Iowa City Police Department says 20-year-old Sierra…

  • Match Play Groups

    All Times EDT At Harding Park Golf Course San Francisco Yardage: 7,127; Par: 71 First Round All Times EST (Seedings in parentheses) GROUP 1 Wednesday Rory McIlroy (1), Northern Ireland vs. Jason Dufner (53), United…

  • Match Play Tee Times

    All Times EDT At Harding Park Golf Course San Francisco Yardage: 7,127; Par: 71 First Round Wednesday All Times EST (Seedings in parentheses) Justin Rose (6), England, vs. Marc Leishman (56), Australia, 12:50 p.m. Ryan…

  • DUI charge against Former FSU player PJ Williams dropped

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A DUI charge against former Florida State defensive back and NFL draft prospect P.J. Williams has been dropped. State Attorney Willie Meggs said Monday that video taken of Williams from the…