Steffi Graf will not need knee surgery and may be able to play again in two weeks. An injury forced the world’s top-ranked woman player out of the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo over the weekend.
Cleveland Indians reliever Jose Mesa will go to trial next month on a rape charge. Mesa has pleaded innocent to the charges against him.
Northern Arizona senior point guard Charles Thomas will miss the rest of the basketball season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
Former Boston manager Butch Hobson, fired from Scranton-Wilkes-Barre last year following his arrest on a cocaine charge, has been hired by the Red Sox as a special assignment scout.
The Canadian Football League has conditionally accepted American businessman Robert Wetenhall’s offer to buy the Montreal Alouettes. The troubled league will remain an eight-team, two-division circuit.
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