The Charlotte Hornets say rookie forward Noah Vonleh will be out for six to eight weeks after surgery to repair a sports hernia.

Right-handed reliever Tommy Kahnle, sidelined since mid-August by inflammation in his pitching shoulder, has been activated from the disabled list by the Colorado Rockies.

Aside from a brief first-set blip, Roger Federer was rather dominant in a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over 17th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain that put the five-time champion in the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the 10th time in 11 years.

Tomas Berdych schooled Dominic Thiem in straight sets in the youngster's debut in the Grand Slam round of 16.

For CiCi Bellis, the media storm is over, and that's just fine with her.

Left fielder Justin Upton has left Atlanta's game against Philadelphia with bruised left triceps.

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro left Tuesday night's game against Milwaukee after injuring his left leg sliding home in the first inning.

Former Portland State linebacker Zach Walen has filed a $5 million suit against Portland State, the NCAA and Oregon Health Sciences University claiming he was not treated properly for a concussion.

At least three groups, including Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, have entered final negotiations to buy the Buffalo Bills.

Mike McCarthy's scouting report was brief. In fact, it wasn't really a scouting report at all. It was just a statement.

Top-seeded Bob and Mike Bryan survived a scare in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open, beating seventh-seeded David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco of Spain 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 on Tuesday.

As a kid, Brett Bochy served as a bat boy for his father's team in San Diego.

Darrell Hazell saw a lot of positives in Purdue's season opener last weekend.

Derek Carr has been groomed to be a starting quarterback in the NFL ever since he was an 11-year-old breaking down film with big brother David.

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo could be done for the rest of the season because of a strained lower back.

Graeme McDowell is basking in his latest title: Daddy.

A look at Tuesday's play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson have helped each other set numerous NFL records, and Johnson thinks this is their best chance to win a championship.

LSU coach Les Miles isn't ready to abandon the Tigers' two-quarterback system after just one game.

The Cardinals are downplaying it, but there's no doubt that the San Diego Chargers have a practice squad quarterback with a whole lot of information about Arizona coach Bruce Arians' team.

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez has been diagnosed with a sprained left wrist and will be out of the starting lineup for at least one week.

Peng Shuai got so frustrated with her inability to make a serious run at a major title that she nearly quit the sport in 2006, a thought that crossed her mind only once before when she had surgery to repair a heart defect at age 12.

Marin Cilic held off Gilles Simon this time, winning their U.S. Open fourth-round match 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

Two years after sanctions threatened to cripple the program, Penn State has an eye on a spot in the polls.

The Browns have signed offensive lineman Vinston Painter to their active roster off Denver's practice squad.

U.S. captain Tom Watson went with experience and a gut feeling Tuesday night when he filled out his Ryder Cup team with Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson.

Clemson assistant Earl Grant has been named the College of Charleston new men's basketball coach, ending a nearly monthlong search since the firing of Doug Wojcik.

Stanford's offensive line was in the middle of a meeting during spring practices earlier this year when a few large visitors walked into the room.

Fluke or franchise quarterback? The question will follow Nick Foles around until he proves himself again.

Dallas Cowboys rookie defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will miss at least half the season after being placed on the short-term injured list because of a broken right foot.

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