Sports, May 28th

CU LOOKING FOR NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR, BOHN RESIGNS

BOULDER (AP) – Colorado athletic director Mike Bohn is resigning effective June 3. Chancellor Philip DiStefano said today in a written statement that he had accepted Bohn’s resignation. Reasons for the resignation weren’t disclosed.

ROCKIES EDGE ASTROS IN HOUSTON

HOUSTON (AP) – Michael Cuddyer had three hits, including an RBI single in the ninth inning that gave the Colorado Rockies a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros in interleague play on Tuesday. Troy Tulowitzki doubled off Houston closer Jose Veras (0-4) to start the ninth and advanced to third on a wild pitch. Cuddyer followed with his single, which sailed just out of reach of leaping third baseman Matt Dominguez. Tulowitzki had an RBI single in the first. Chris Carter tied it in the fourth with an RBI grounder. Colorado starter Jorge De La Rosa scattered five hits with one run over seven innings. He had won his previous four starts. Matt Belisle (2-2) threw a perfect eighth for the win. Closer Rafael Betancourt struck out two in the ninth for his 11th save.

ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS…

PHOENIX (AP) -The Phoenix Suns have hired former Suns player Jeff Hornacek (HORN’-uh-sehk) as the team’s new head coach. He’s takes over a team that went 27-55 last season, for the worst record in the Western Conference. Hornacek has been an assistant with Utah and gets his first head coaching job.

CLEVELAND (AP) – Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown is rejoining the Cleveland Browns in an as yet unspecified official capacity. He had previously been a senior adviser to the team he played for from 1957-65, but that role was eliminated by then team president Mike Holmgren.

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis Cardinals have called up top pitching prospect Michael Wacha, who will make his major league debut Thursday against Kansas City. The 6-foot-6 Wacha was the Cardinals’ first-round draft pick and the 19th overall selection last year out of Texas A&M. He’s 4-0 with a Pacific Coast League-leading 2.05 ERA in nine starts for Triple-A Memphis.

CLEVELAND (AP) – Indians closer Chris Perez had an MRI that shows he has tendinitis in his right shoulder and will be shut down from throwing for a week. The mild case of tendinitis is in the rotator cuff. The plan is for Perez not to throw for at least five days and then be re-evaluated.

PARIS (AP) – Rain has limited play on Day 3 at the French Open, forcing some matches to be postponed and causing a mild backlog. Among those who did manage to complete a match was 2010 runner-up Sam Stosur, who cruised to a 6-love, 6-2 win over Kimiko Date (kih-MEE’-koh DAH’-tay)-Krumm.

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