SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A Notre Dame cornerback accused of tackling a police officer and punching him in the side and stomach during an altercation outside a bar was charged Tuesday with felony counts of resisting law enforcement and battery against a public safety official.
SYDNEY (AP) - With the usual touristy things - Opera House, Harbour Bridge and meeting mascot-sized koalas - out of the way, the California Golden Bears and Hawaii were set to continue their practice sessions in Australia on Wednesday ahead of the opening college football game of the season.
CINCINNATI (AP) - The Texas Rangers placed Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers Tuesday, though they hope his surgically rebuilt left knee is healthy enough to allow him to try for a spot with the team next season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers have placed left-handers Brett Anderson and Scott Kazmir on the disabled list, tying the 2012 Boston Red Sox for the major league record with 27 players on the DL this season.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Daily fantasy sports websites are trying to get legal after a series of state-level setbacks that shut them down in some parts of the country, but officials who set policy in the gambling mecca of Nevada indicated they won't be bending too far backward for the companies.
IRVINE (AP) - Cornerback E.J. Gaines said early in training camp that the Los Angeles Rams could have the best secondary in the league, even after losing starting cornerback Janoris Jenkins and safety Rodney McLeod in free agency.
NEW YORK (AP) - Dwight Gooden has denied Darryl Strawberry's accusation that he is "a complete junkie-addict ," saying his former teammate is just taking it personally that Gooden couldn't make a scheduled public appearance with Strawberry last week.