COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says it will rely on an outside law firm to investigate what coach Urban Meyer knew and did about domestic abuse accusations against a former assistant, a process expected to be completed within two weeks. Meyer says he followed protocol when informed of a 2015 abuse allegation against assistant Zach Smith.
BOSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi’s hit bounced a handful of times before finding its way into center field for the winning run and a big four-game sweep over the rival Yankees Sunday night. Benintendi’s RBI single with two outs in the 10th capped Boston’s rally from three runs down in the ninth against New York closer Aroldis Chapman, and the Red Sox completed a four-game sweep with a 5-4 victory.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roberto Osuna is getting a second chance with the Houston Astros. They also made it clear they won’t give him another one. The All-Star closer met his new Astros teammates Sunday and addressed the club for 10 minutes in a closed-door meeting after completing a 75-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. Osuna was arrested and charged with assaulting his girlfriend May 8 in Toronto.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Ray Lewis has used his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech to call for more enlightened leadership in the United States. During a 33-minute speech Saturday night, Lewis asked, “Are you living every day to make this world better?” Lewis was joined by Randy Moss, Brian Dawkins, Brian Urlacher, Jerry Kramer, Robert Brazile and Bobby Beathard as inductees at the hall ceremony. Terrell Owens declined to attend.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Deadly violence following a disputed election in Zimbabwe hasn’t chased junior tennis players away from an International Tennis Federation tournament just a few miles away. Today, the teens from countries such as the United States, Denmark, South Africa and Thailand are still dueling at the Harare Sports Club, days after international election monitors went home and troops and riot police left downtown Harare. Zimbabwean soldiers had opened fire on rioters, protesters and bystanders after the election.