American midfielder Joe Gyau is moving from Hoffenheim to Borussia Dortmund II, the club's reserve team in Germany's third division.
The transfer was announced Monday on Dortmund's website.
The 21-year-old from Silver Spring, Maryland, is a member of the U.S. under-23 team that failed to qualify for the London Olympics. He made his debut for Hoffenheim's first team Feb. 8, 2012, in a German Cup quarterfinal loss to Greuther Fuerth. He appeared in the...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have recalled right-hander Taijuan Walker from Triple-A Tacoma to start Monday night against the Houston Astros in his season debut.
The 21-year-old Walker has been on the disabled list since March 29 with a right shoulder impingement. He made six starts for Tacoma, throwing a four-hitter in his last start on June 24 in a 2-0 win over Houston's Triple-A team, Oklahoma City.
LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area soccer player faces a felony assault charge on accusations he critically injured a referee when he punched him during an adult-league match.
Baseel Abdul-Amir Saad surrendered Monday and was arraigned in Livonia District Court a charge of assault with intent to do great bodily harm. A judge set his bond at $500,000 and scheduled a probable-cause hearing July 10.
Defense lawyer Brian Berry tells The Associated...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres general manager Tim Murray intends to take a modest approach in free agency, targeting veteran role players to augment the team's young roster.
That makes former Sabres captain Steve Ott a candidate to return to Buffalo once the NHL's signing period opens Tuesday. And it was partly the reason behind the Sabres' decision to buy out the remaining seven years of defenseman Christian Ehrhoff's contract.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Manny Ramirez has been called everything from a World Series MVP to a cheater.
The disgraced slugger is hoping to add "mentor" to his resume.
The 42-year-old Ramirez, a two-time champion with Boston and a two-time offender of Major League Baseball's rules against performance-enhancing drugs, joined the Triple-A Iowa Cubs as a player/coach on Thursday after signing with Chicago in late May.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers announced Monday that they completed a compliance buyout of defenseman Ed Jovanovski, who was the team's No. 1 overall draft pick 20 years ago.
The buyout saves the Panthers about $4 million in salary-cap space heading into free agency. Jovanovski has been in the NHL for 18 seasons, parts of seven of those with Florida, where he has long been a fan favorite.
Jovanovski was on the Florida team that went to the...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A former Texas Tech football player faces felony assault charges after he was accused of hitting one of the school's women's basketball players at the university's recreation center.
A Texas Tech Police Department offense report released Monday accuses freshman Nigel Bethel II of "causing serious bodily injury" by hitting Amber Battles on Saturday. The one-page report states the attack included "hands, fists, feet, etc."