Federer, Djokovic advance at Open...Ohtani returning...Vikings player charged
Aug. 31, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Make it 18 for 18 for Roger Federer in the second round of the U.S. Open. The No. 2 seed beat Benoit Paire 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 to continue his streak of reaching the third round in the tournament he has won five times. Novak Djokovic (NOH'-vak JOH'-kuh-vich) wasted a match point in the third set, before going on to win take out Tennys Sandgren. No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki (wohz-nee-AK'-ee) is out in the second round. Wozniacki lost 6-4, 6-2 to 36th-ranked Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angels manager Mike Scioscia says Japanese rookie sensation Shohei Ohtani will start for Los Angeles on Sunday night for the first time since spraining the ulnar collateral ligament in his right pitching elbow nearly three months ago. Ohtani will make his return on national television against the defending World Series champion Houston Astros.
UNDATED (AP) — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cayleb Jones has been charged with misdemeanor domestic assault and other counts after an argument and physical confrontation with his girlfriend.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has hired 24 full-time game officials, including veteran referees Walt Anderson and Pete Morelli. The number of full-time officials is up from 21 last season. All seven on-field officiating positions — referee, umpire, down judge, line judge, field judge, side judge and back judge — will be represented with full-timers.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — McKenzie Milton threw for 346 yards and five touchdowns and No. 21 UCF routed UConn 56-17 on Thursday night to extend the longest winning streak in the nation to 14 games. The reigning American Athletic Conference offensive player of the year completed 24 of 32 passes and ran for another 50 yards.