Tennis tourney director quits after criticizing women pros

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tournament director of the BNP Paribas Open who said women's pro tennis players "ride on the coattails of the men" resigned Monday night, ending his 29-year association with the event.

  • Written by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

It's a catch! No it's not!

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — It's a catch.

No it's not.

  • Written by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Glut of ACC teams in Sweet 16 is great, but so are underdogs

The NCAA Tournament has reached the Sweet 16, and many of the usual suspects made it. There also are a few surprise teams and matchups. Don't feel bad if you're having trouble keeping track of it all.

  • Written by ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer

Judge accepts revamped plea deal in Darren Sharper rape case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday formally accepted Darren Sharper's plea deal in a drug and rape case, making clear to the former NFL star that she could sentence him to 20 years in prison.

  • Written by KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press

Wil Myers' 5-RBI inning leads Padres over Reds, 8-5

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Wil Myers hit a two-run homer and a three-run double in an eight-run fourth inning that powered the San Diego Padres to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.

  • Written by MIKE CRANSTON, Associated Press