LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo says the rape allegation against him was an attack on his honor and led to one of the worst years of his life.
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Franck Ribery joined Italian club Fiorentina on Wednesday, another big signing for a team under new American ownership.
HOBART, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver J'Mon Moore was cited for driving too fast for conditions after he lost control of his car in heavy rainfall and collided with a pickup truck.
MONACO (AP) — Russian race walker Sergei Bakulin, who was previously stripped of a world title for doping, has been banned again, this time for eight years.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Female hockey players in Sweden will go ahead with their boycott of an international tournament in Finland because of their unhappiness about pay and working conditions.
CHICAGO (AP) — Lego is honoring Loyola University's Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt for her 100th birthday with a statue made of more than 10,000 plastic bricks.
Minnesota United FC (12-8-6, second in the Western Conference) vs. Sporting Kansas City (8-11-7, 10th in the Western Conference)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As good as he felt last week in Miami striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings, Clayton Kershaw felt equally as bad back home at Dodger Stadium.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — About the only thing the football programs at Kansas and Kansas State have had in common much of the past three decades is the often desolate stretch of Interstate 70 that connects them.
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) -- Ricardo Serrano doubled and singled twice, scoring three runs while driving in two as the Saraperos de Saltillo beat the Toros de Tijuana 11-4 on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a tiebreaking homer moments after an embarrassing error by Cleveland Indians left fielder Oscar Mercado, and the resurgent New York Mets rolled from there to a 9-2 victory Tuesday night.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Jose Rojas hit a two-run triple in the third inning, leading the Salt Lake Bees to a 6-3 win over the Tacoma Rainiers on Tuesday. The Rainiers saw their five-game winning streak come to an end with the loss.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Mauricio Dubon and Jaylin Davis each homered and drove in two runs as the Sacramento River Cats defeated the Albuquerque Isotopes 9-2 on Tuesday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Sheldon Neuse hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning, leading the Las Vegas Aviators to a 10-4 win over the Reno Aces on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker had 20 points and 10 rebounds for her third double-double, Chelsea Gray added 17 points, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-71 on Tuesday night.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) -- Luis Castro hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning, leading the Lancaster JetHawks to a 4-1 win over the Inland Empire 66ers on Tuesday.
Senior Zoie Larkins led Hopkins County Central to their first victory of the young season, beating Union County in four sets 3-1 Tuesday night. The home win evened Central's record at 1-1.
Hopkins County Central hosted a soccer doubleheader on a balmy Monday night with the boys taking on Trigg County and the Lady Storm hosting St. Mary's. The boys lost to Trigg County 1-0 on a late goal with about four minutes remaining in the game.
Hopkins County Central hosted a three-team scrimmage on Friday against Ohio County and Caldwell County, but the action on the field took a back seat to tragedy for Caldwell over the weekend with the passing of Tigers' head coach David Barnes.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dakota Hudson and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, and Paul DeJong homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 Monday night in a series opener between NL Central contenders.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans running back Derrick Henry is back at practice for the first time since hurting his left calf on the opening day of Tennessee's training camp.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Duckhee Lee tossed the ball into the air for his first serve in an ATP tournament match and blasted it past his opponent with a loud pop.