PGA professional Derek Berg, of the PNW Golf Academy in Issaquah, Wash., birdied three holes and shot a 2-under par third-round 70 to capture the 2019 Northwest Open championship on a windy Wednesday at Wine Valley Golf Club.
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — The New York Islanders agreed to terms with Derick Brassard on a one-year contract.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — New York Jets linebacker Brandon Copeland was suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the regular season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.
NEW YORK — Richard Callaghan, who coached Tara Lipinski to Olympic gold, has been banned from figure skating by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct.
UNDATED — Red, white and blue. The colors of USA Basketball.
Morning kickoffs very well could be a part of the Pac-12’s future, just not in 2019.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays struggled during a six-game homestand against a pair of last-place teams but were able to break even due to three walk-off wins.
CHICAGO — Kris Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 12-11 comeback victory over the San Francisco Giants in a wild, back-and-forth game.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Walla Walla University’s volleyball team lost in straight sets to both San Diego Christian College (25-10, 25-21 and 25-23) and then the University of Antelope Valley (25-17, 25-15, 25-17) in La Sierra Invitational opening-day action here on Wednesday.
HOUSTON — Justin Verlander pitched a two-hitter and lost, allowing homers to John Hicks and Ronny Rodriguez as the Detroit Tigers beat the Houston Astros 2-1.
AUBURN, Ala. — Freshman Bo Nix will be Auburn’s starting quarterback in the season opener.
UNDATED — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence headlines The Associated Press preseason All-America team presented by Regions Bank.
FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a $64 million, five-year contract extension with young linebacker Jaylon Smith while the holdout by Pro Bowl running back Ezekiel Elliott nears a month since the team reported to training camp.
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Star receiver Antonio Brown practiced with the Oakland Raiders in a certified helmet.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — When Alan Bowden, manager of the Virginia Little League team, called time with one out left in the top of the fourth inning Sunday, it didn’t matter that his team was an out away from an 11-0 victory and its second consecutive no-hitter to start the Little League Wo…
SEATTLE — Peyton Henry would not be here without Jake Haener.
PULLMAN – Christian Haangana, a redshirt junior offensive linemen who would’ve been a primary backup for Washington State this fall, has been removed from the team roster and is no longer a member of the Cougars football team, a source confirmed Monday to The Spokesman-Review.
LEWISTON — It’s all about the attitude.
LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw passed Sandy Koufax for most wins by a Dodgers left-hander, Will Smith hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the third inning, and Los Angeles routed the Toronto Blue Jays 16-3 Tuesday night.
SAN MARCOS, Calif. — The Walla Walla University volleyball program (still looking for its first match victory since Aug. 24, 2017 at New Hope Christian in Eugene) rallied its way out of a 2-0 deficit to force a tiebreaking set in out-of-conference action here at Saint Katherine on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is helping Howard University launch a Division I golf program.
BOSTON — Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale is receiving treatment for inflammation in his elbow that will shut him down for the rest of the regular season.
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Star receiver Antonio Brown has returned to training camp with the Oakland Raiders a day after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike Mayock to be “all in or all out.”
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State coach Ryan Day says Georgia transfer Justin Fields will be the starting quarterback when the Buckeyes open the season Aug. 31 against Florida Atlantic.
NORMAN, Okla. — No. 4 Oklahoma has named Jalen Hurts its starting quarterback for the Sept. 1 season opener against Houston.
TACOMA — In what could possibly be his last game ever at Cheney Stadium, Felix Hernandez received a standing ovation from an appreciative and perhaps nostalgic crowd of 6,978, most of whom were there to see him pitch Monday night in Tacoma.
SEATTLE — Washington was already precariously thin at the inside linebacker position.
PULLMAN — Mike Leach has tiptoed around most questions pertaining to Washington State’s quarterback job, but for the first time this camp the Cougars coach left a big hint as to who may be starting in the season opener against New Mexico State.
DENVER — Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders and 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo each made a triumphant return to action Monday night when the San Francisco 49ers’ backups engineered a 24-15 preseason win over the Denver Broncos.
Wine Valley Golf Club pro Brady Sharp sits in a tie for second after the first round of the Northwest Open Invitational on his home course on Monday.
MASON, Ohio — Two unexpected champions embraced their first Rookwood championship trophies, concluding a week that brought more questions than clarity to the upcoming U.S. Open.
LONG POND, Pa. — Will Power has the won a shortened race at Pocono Raceway, the 13th straight season he’s won an IndyCar race. The race was called with 72 laps left because of lightning and severe weather in the area. Lightning strikes at Pocono after a rain-shortened NASCAR race killed one …