Baseball Capsules

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames hit his major league-leading 11th home run — his eighth against Cincinnati this season — and the Milwaukee Brewers cruised to a 9-1 victory over the Reds on Tuesday night.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Golf's ruling bodies move to limit video evidence

In a swift response to increasing debates over television reviews, golf's ruling bodies issued a new decision on the Rules of Golf that limits the use of video evidence and could spare players from being penalized even if they violated a rule.

 

  • Written by DOUG FERGUSON , AP Golf Writer

Halep, Cornet give Sharapova wild-card debate new impetus

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — A day before Maria Sharapova was to play her first tennis match since being banned for doping, the debate about the Russian's wild-card entry for the Porsche Grand Prix continued Tuesday.

  • Written by ERIC WILLEMSEN , Associated Press

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.

  • Written by JENNA FRYER , AP Auto Racing Writer