Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury

Denard Span hit two of Washington's four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders.

Dominique Brown's 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian's 10-yard TD catch late in the fourth backed Louisville's big defensive performance that helped beat Miami 31-13 Monday night.

A solid start to the day by the San Francisco Giants gave way to a rough finish.

Olympic great Carl Lewis has agreed to become a full-time coach for the track and field program at the University of Houston.

Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

Arizona State has agreed to contract extensions for men's basketball coach Herb Sendek and women's coach Charli Turner Thorne, a person familiar with the deals told The Associated Press.

Carl Lewis has agreed to become a full-time coach for the track and field program at the University of Houston.

Miss Serendipity rallied to win the $200,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap for older fillies and mares by 1¼ lengths at Del Mar on Monday, with jockey Brice Blanc aboard his first mount in five weeks.

Trailing against a woman trying to become the first qualifier in the U.S. Open quarterfinals since 1981, Victoria Azarenka needed every ounce of experience and skill to advance.

Lyonssomewhere beat favorite He's Watching by a half-length Monday to win the $437, 325 Cane Pace, the first leg of the Pacing Triple Crown.

Corey Kluber was short and succinct. He pitched the same way.

Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.

A year ago at the U.S. Open, Belinda Bencic was ranked 331st and playing in the junior tournament, where she lost in the quarterfinals.

Trevor Cahill has lasted only 3 1-3 and four-plus innings in his last two starts with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka tumbled into the stands, kept calling for the trainer to treat cramping, and still pulled away to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals.

Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets, becoming the first Raiders quarterback to start the first game of his rookie season.

Alexis DeJoria raced past John Force to win the Funny Car division at the NHRA's U.S. Nationals on Monday.

The fired-up Oakland Athletics came out swinging, and Chris Young's day was short-lived.

How things have changed for the Colorado Rockies in three months.

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

This is one unusual spot for this year's Milwaukee Brewers, looking up at St. Louis in the NL Central.

Arsenal has bolstered its attacking options by signing Danny Welbeck from Premier League rival Manchester United.

To Andrew McCutchen, it was just another home run — one of 21 that he has hit this season. However, his 454-foot shot in the seventh inning wasn't just ordinary.

David Price would like to forget everything about Aug. 27, maybe the ugliest game of his career.

With Clay Matthews on one side and Julius Peppers on the other, the Green Bay Packers have a pair of prolific veterans to spearhead the pass rush.

Cliff Avril watched Kevin Williams going through practice drills, amazed by what he was seeing from a defensive tackle entering his 12th season.

John Idzik and the New York Jets thought it was simply time to cut ties with Dimitri Patterson.

Competitive Edge took the lead after a half-mile and cruised home a 5 ¾-length winner in the Grade 1 $350,000 Hopeful Monday at Saratoga Race Course.

Courtney Vandersloot and her Chicago Sky teammates would prefer to take the lead early on. Instead, they have been rallying from big deficits in the WNBA playoffs.

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