Rain suspends play at French Open...Yankees’ Ellsbury still sidelined with concussion symptoms
PARIS (AP) — Rain has suspended play at the French Open. Third-seeded Stan Wawrinka (vah-VRINK’-ah) had just beaten Fabio Fognini (FAH’-bee-oh fohn-YEE’-nee), 7-6, 6-0, 6-2, when the rain began. In other action today, Caroline Wozniacki (wohz-nee-AK’-ee) prevailed over American teenager CiCi Bellis in the completion of a match suspended by darkness yesterday. The 11th seed defeated the 18-year-old from California 6-2, 2-6, 6-3.
TORONTO (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury’s efforts to return from a concussion have been shut down after the Yankees outfielder began experiencing headaches again. Ellsbury suffered a concussion and sprained neck when he banged his head into the center field wall while catching a fly ball on May 24. He was eligible to come off the seven-day concussion list Thursday and was expected to return during this weekend’s series in Toronto. But manager Joe Girardi says Ellsbury will rest instead and visit a neurologist when the team returns home on Monday.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that forward Kyle Okposo (oh-POH’-soh) has visited the Buffalo Sabres’ facility for the first time in two months since he was hospitalized because of an undisclosed illness. The person says Okposo continues to show signs of improvement, but there is no timetable for when he will be cleared to skate.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan wide receiver Grant Perry is back with the Wolverines while he awaits trial on allegations that he assaulted a police officer and improperly touched a woman. Coach Jim Harbaugh says Perry is working out with the team and will be in preseason camp. The 20-year-old was charged in December with two counts of misdemeanor criminal sexual conduct, a felony count of assaulting a police officer and a misdemeanor count of a minor in possession of alcohol.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Four young women who alleged former Major League Baseball player Chad Curtis inappropriately touched them have settled their federal lawsuit against a school district in western Michigan. The $575,000 settlement with the Lakewood Public Schools and its board of education was announced last week. The women alleged that Curtis inappropriately touched them when they attended Lakewood High, where Curtis was a volunteer coach in the weight room. Curtis was convicted of criminal sexual conduct in 2013 and is in prison.