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Lawsuit seeks safety netting for MLB ballparks

An Oakland Athletics season ticket-holder asked a federal court Monday to protect fans from flying bats and balls by ordering Major League Baseball to extend the safety netting at its ballparks the entire length of the foul lines.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015

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Oosthuizen back at St Andrews, looks to repeat 2010 win

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — When Louis Oosthuizen played in the last British Open held at the home of golf, he was such an unknown that the Royal & Ancient put out a fact sheet with 11 things to know about him.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015

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Docs: Jay Paterno asked Ohio State's Urban Meyer for job

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The son of late Penn State coach Joe Paterno sent a handwritten letter to Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer in December, asking for a job.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015

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Ticket prices continue to drop before MLB All-Star Game

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ticket prices continue to drop in advance of Tuesday's Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Cincinnati's Great American Ballpark.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015

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Basso's withdrawal with tumor hits Contador's hopes at Tour

PAU, France (AP) — Stunning the Tour de France on its first rest day, doctors diagnosed a tumor in the left testicle of two-time Giro d'Italia winner Ivan Basso on Monday, forcing him out of the showcase race.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015

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Rough play is riskier than heading in youth soccer: Study

CHICAGO (AP) — Heading takes the heat in youth soccer, but limiting rough play might be a better way to prevent concussions and other injuries, a nine-year study of U.S. high school games suggests.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2015

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Greinke to start All-Star Game for NL, Keuchel for AL

CINCINNATI (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke will start for the National League in Tuesday night's All-Star Game and Houston Astros lefty Dallas Keuchel will be on the mound for the American League.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2015

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Spieth arrives at St. Andrews, resuming Grand Slam quest

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before he arrived Monday at St. Andrews to resume his pursuit of the Grand Slam.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2015

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