Cal incoming LB Fatilua suffers serious spinal cord injury

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California incoming freshman linebacker Chris Fatilua has suffered a serious spinal cord injury. Fatilua’s family issued a statement through the school on Tuesday. The family says the injury stemmed from an accident Monday afternoon in San...

Toronto FC overcomes 3-gooal deficit, ties DC United 4-4

TORONTO (AP) — Nick Hagglund scored two of Toronto FC’s four-second half goals and the Reds overcame a three-goal deficit to tie D.C. United 4-0 on Wednesday night. Jonathan Osorio and Victor Vasquez also scored for defending MLS champion Toronto (4-7-3). Yamil Asad...

Reyes keys 4-run rally in 8th, Tigers beat Twins 5-2

DETROIT (AP) — Victor Reyes’s RBI single keyed a four-run eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 on Wednesday night. The Tigers, playing their first game since Miguel Cabrera’s season-ending biceps injury, won for just the...

Wright-Phillips scores 10th goal, Red Bulls beat Seattle 2-1

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his 10th goal of the season in the second half and the New York Red Bulls beat the Seattle Sounders 2-1 on Wednesday night. The home team has won the last five meetings in the series. The Red Bulls’ last home loss...

Bolts’ Verrett back in practice after 2 injury-plagued years

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Jason Verrett’s staggering accumulation of injuries over the past several years could have shaken anyone’s resolve to stick with football. Instead, the Chargers’ once-dominant cornerback is determined to get his game right back to...

Desmond, Anderson help Rockies beat Phillies 7-2, end slide

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ian Desmond hit a two-run homer in a five-run fourth inning, Tyler Anderson pitched seven strong innings and the Colorado Rockies routed the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Wednesday night to end a five-game losing streak. Trevor Story added three hits and...

Martinez scores MLS-leading 14th goal, Atlanta United wins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Josef Martinez scored his MLS-leading 14th goal of the season, Hector Villalba added a goal in the 82nd minute and Atlanta United beat the Columbus Crew 2-0 on Wednesday night. Atlanta (10-3-3), the Supporters’ Shield leader, handed Columbus...

2 Gamers Plead Not Guilty In Kansas ‘swatting’ Death

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two online gamers whose dispute over a $1.50 Call of Duty WWII video game bet allegedly led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges in a “swatting” case that drew national attention. Casey Viner, 18, of North...

Mystics blow 30-point lead, then rally past Sun, 95-91

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 36 points, Kristi Toliver added 25 and the Washington Mystics blew a 30-point lead before rallying past the Connecticut Sun, 95-91 on Wednesday night. Washington led 31-15 at the end of the first quarter and extended it to...

Ignacio Piatti scores twice, Impact beat Orlando City 3-0

MONTREAL (AP) — Ignacio Piatti scored twice to end a five-game drought and the Montreal Impact beat Orlando City 3-0 in the rain Wednesday night. Montreal (5-11-0) also benefited from an own goal while handing Orlando City (6-8-1) its sixth straight defeat. The Impact...