SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Arizona left-hander Patrick Corbin
threw five no-hit innings and the Diamondbacks earned a 7-3 win
over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Colorado State University is paying
new football coach Jim McElwain and his staff about $1.3 million
more than what former coach Steve Fairchild and his staff received.McElwain and his staff will receive almost $3.4 million in base salaries, topping the roughly $2 million Fairchild and his staff received. McElwain’s base salary is $1.35 million, while Fairchild’s base was $750,000.
NEW YORK (AP) – The frenzy over New York Jets quarterback Tim
Tebow has reached shoemakers Nike and Reebok.
Nike Inc. claims in a lawsuit that Reebok is using Tebow’s name
on Jets-related apparel without permission.
The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan.
It seeks unspecified damages. The claims include
misappropriation of publicity rights; interference with business
relationships; and unjust enrichment.
The lawsuit says Reebok International introduced new products
with Tebow’s name after the quarterback was traded from the Denver
Broncos to the Jets.
TOKYO (AP) – Dustin Ackley’s RBI single in the top of the 11th
inning snapped a 1-1 tie and the Seattle Mariners went on to post a
3-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics in today’s major league
opener in Tokyo. Ackley accounted for the first run of the season
with a solo homer in the bottom of the fourth.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A group that includes former Los Angeles
Lakers great Magic Johnson and longtime baseball executive Stan
Kasten is buying the L.A. Dodgers. The purchase price of $2 billion
dollars almost doubles the previous high for a North American
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Two days after getting benched late in a
home loss to Memphis, Kobe Bryant made a pair of jumpers in the
final 64 seconds to help the L.A. Lakers to a 104-101 road win at
Golden State. Bryant finished with a game-high 30 points.
NEW YORK (AP) – Last night’s second NIT semifinal was a
thriller. Minnesota outlasted Washington 68-67 in overtime.
Stanford beat Massachusetts 74-64 in the opener at Madison Square
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) – Serena Williams has fallen short in
her bid for a record sixth title at Key Biscayne. The American star
was eliminated 6-4, 6-4 by former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki
(wohz-nee-AK’-ee) in the quarterfinals.