COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fired Ohio State University marching band director says he was working to change a culture of hazing and inappropriate rituals among members when he was dismissed.
Jonathan Waters detailed the changes he was trying to make in a seven-page document prepared when the university began investigating allegations of problems with the band. His attorney released the document Wednesday night.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Australian team says weightlifter Francois Etoundi has been stripped of his Commonwealth Games accreditation after being arrested over an alleged assault in the athletes' village in Glasgow.
Etoundi is due in court in Glasgow later Thursday after being arrested following an altercation early Wednesday morning.
The Cameroon-born Etoundi won the bronze medal in the 77-kilogram (170-pound) division on Sunday....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp has suddenly found his power, and it's helping keep the Los Angeles Dodgers atop the NL West.
Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning after homering in consecutive games for the first time in over a year and the Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 Wednesday night for their season-best fifth straight victory.
"Boy, is he locked in right now," Atlanta starter Alex Wood said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Jesse Hahn held St. Louis to one run and four hits in seven innings and Jedd Gyorko and Will Venable each homered and drove in four runs to lead the San Diego Padres to a 12-1 victory Wednesday night.
Yangervis Solarte, obtained from the New York Yankees in the trade for Chase Headley, had four hits and the Padres tied their season high with 16. Yasmani Grandal was the only regular without a hit, although all eight starters scored at least one run...