MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City says a friendly being played by its Under-21 team in Croatia on Tuesday was abandoned after team management ordered the players off the pitch following alleged racist abuse.
City said in a statement that its 19-year-old French midfielder Seko Fofana, who is black, was targeted by an opponent from Croatian team HNK Rijeka toward the end of the first half in Novigrad.
BOSTON (AP) — Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says the team is moving on after Luis Suarez was sent Barcelona for a $130 million transfer fee.
Rodgers said on Tuesday "Liverpool is bigger than any one player."
The Uruguay national scored 82 goals in 133 Liverpool appearances. But his three years in England were overshadowed by bans for racial abuse and biting. He was suspended for four months by FIFA for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is "anxious" to look at the recommendations of a team of top orthopedists who are studying the uptick in elbow injuries among pitchers.
A handful of experts, including Dr. James Andrews and New York Yankees team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad, are putting together a report to help baseball address the rash of reconstructive Tommy John surgeries.
Selig says the report isn't quite finished. He called...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson says the 11-team league is prepared for the anticipated rising cost of remaining part of major college football.
Benson says he also has faith that leaders of the wealthiest conferences — known as the "power five" — recognize they still need the other five NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision conferences for scheduling purposes, and won't unduly diminish their ability to compete.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech has dismissed wide receiver Anthony Autry and defensive linemen Darius Commissiong and Travin Henry and suspended defensive back Lynn Griffin for the first two games of the 2014 season.
Georgia Tech says Tuesday's moves were due to unspecified rules violations.
In March, Georgia Tech announced Autry was suspended for two games for violating the school's conduct policy.
DENVER (AP) — Major league batting leader Troy Tulowitzki has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Colorado Rockies because of a left hip flexor strain.
The 29-year-old All-Star shortstop was hurt while running out a grounder at Pittsburgh on Saturday night. He was held out of the next two games before being placed on the disabled list, retroactive to Sunday.
This is Tulowitzki's first trip to the disabled list this season. He is hitting ....