Sports

August 28, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit has set a major league record by retiring 46 consecutive batters.
August 28, 2014
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame added reserve safety Eilar Hardy to the list of four Irish players being withheld from practice and games as the university completed its investigation into whether they may have turned in homework and papers completed by others.
August 28, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — She might have been out-hit by Serena Williams at the U.S. Open, but Vania King hit all the right notes at her news conference afterward.
By DOUG FERGUSON
August 28, 2014
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Phil Mickelson isn't a fan of four straight FedEx Cup playoff events that follows a summer of big events and precedes the Ryder Cup.
By GREG BEACHAM
August 28, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian believes he shares blame with the athletic department for publicizing cornerback Josh Shaw's fictitious story about injuring his ankles while saving his nephew from drowning.
By HOWARD FENDRICH
August 28, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Ana Ivanovic's comeback tour has ended with yet another early exit at the U.S. Open.
By HOWARD FENDRICH
August 28, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Acknowledging he "didn't get it right" with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second.
August 28, 2014
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.