PITTSBURGH (AP) — St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright won’t be sad to see September arrive. A loss Wednesday to Pittsburgh was his second straight and fourth in August – a month he started by giving up seven runs to Milwaukee….
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says the team has suspended four players for this weekend’s season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion….
SEATTLE (AP) — Rougned Odor hit a third-inning grand slam to back Colby Lewis, and the last-place Texas Rangers beat Seattle 12-4 Wednesday to take two of three from the Mariners….
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Michael Sam is about to get one last chance to show the St. Louis Rams why he belongs on their 53-man roster….
NEW YORK (AP) — American Steve Johnson had to retire from his first-round match at the U.S. Open because of severe cramping….
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — The IndyCar series has committed to an April 12 race date for next season’s inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana….
NEW YORK (AP) — Once a sure bet to stick around for a while at Grand Slam tournaments, Sloane Stephens suddenly can’t even win there….
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ike Davis wasn’t able to play meaningful late-season games during his time with the New York Mets. He’s making the most of his chance with the Pittsburgh Pirates….
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Defending champion Suzann Pettersen looks to make tournament history as the headliner in the LPGA Portland Classic starting Thursday at Columbia-Edgewater Country Club….
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin hasn’t officially named a starting quarterback. LSU has declared it will use two….