LaDainian Tomlinson's brilliant NFL career officially will end when he ceremoniously rejoins the San Diego Chargers for a day.
The Chargers said Sunday that Tomlinson, 32, the NFL's MVP in 2006 with San Diego and the fifth-leading rusher in league history, will re-sign with the team today and then announce his retirement.
San Diego drafted Tomlinson in the first round in 2001. He spent the first nine years of his career with the Chargers and the last two with the New York Jets.
Tomlinson finishes with 13,684 rushing yards and 145 touchdowns.
Arizona shuts out UCLA in College World Series
Konner Wade pitched a five-hitter, Arizona did its scoring on five consecutive fourth-inning hits, and the Wildcats beat UCLA 4-0 in the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
The Wildcats (45-17) are one victory from the best-of-three finals. The Bruins (48-15), who had a 10-game winning streak halted, play Florida State in an elimination game Tuesday.
Florida State (49-16) ousted first-time CWS participant Stony Brook (52-15) with a 12-2 victory. With two outs in the third, the Seminoles broke it open with six runs, five of them unearned.
Former tennis standout, promoter MacKay dies
Former top-ranked U.S. tennis player Barry MacKay, who also was known for promoting Bay Area professional tennis, died Friday in San Francisco after a long illness. He was 76.
MacKay took over as promoter for the men's pro tournament in Berkeley in the early 1970s and built it into a top-level event that drew crowds as large as 20,000 once it moved to San Jose.
As a player, MacKay won the NCAA men's singles title with Michigan in 1957, was a key member of the U.S. Davis Cup team during the late 1950s, reached the Wimbledon semifinals in 1959 and was the No. 1 seed at the French Open in 1960.
Wild card Tommy Haas upset five-time champion Roger Federer 7-6 (5), 6-4 to win the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany, for the second time.
Haas recovered after losing his serve in the first game and recorded the decisive break in the ninth game of the second set.
Ronaldo scores twice as Portugal advances
In Kharkiv, Ukraine, Cristiano Ronaldo finally regained his form at the European soccer championship, scoring twice to give Portugal a 2-1 win over the Netherlands and a quarterfinal berth against the Czech Republic on Thursday.
In Lviv, Ukraine, Lars Bender scored the winner in the 80th minute as Germany beat Denmark 2-1 and advanced to the quarterfinals against Greece on Friday.
International Olympic Committee officials have opened a high-level investigation into allegations that authorized representatives in more than 50 countries, including a national Olympic committee, were involved in selling London Olympics tickets on the black market for profit.
The agent for John Velazquez said the jockey broke his right collarbone and might have injured a kidney in a spill Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Velazquez, who rode Union Rags to victory in the Belmont Stakes on June 9, was hospitalized after he was thrown forward and kicked by a trailing horse when his mount, Mr. Producer, broke down. Mr. Producer was euthanized.
Associated Press, Marin Independent Journal