ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have optioned right-handed reliever Cory Burns to Triple-A Round Rock to make room for Ross Wolf for a spot start Wednesday against Oakland.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Star linebacker Brian Urlacher says he's retiring after spending 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears.
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins have placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion after he was struck in the head by Dan Uggla's shin while breaking up an attempted double play.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna has been hired as director of soccer for the New York City FC of MLS.
PARIS (AP) -- Seventh-ranked Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina has pulled out of the upcoming French Open because of a respiratory virus.
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) -- Ernie Els is ready to "play ball" even without a long putter.
LONDON (AP) -- Richard Carrion of Puerto Rico has become the third member to enter the IOC presidential race, promising to use his business experience to guide the Olympic movement through the world's troubled financial times.
PARIS (AP) -- American players Brian Baker and Mardy Fish have pulled out of the upcoming French Open.
LONDON (AP) -- IOC President Jacques Rogge says Olympic officials have agreed that more targeted, out-of-competition testing is needed in the fight against doping.
MOSCOW (AP) -- Sochi Olympic organizers say authorities will ensure security at the "highest possible level."
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut center Enosch Wolf has been reinstated to the team following a decision last month by prosecutors to drop charges in a domestic violence case.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Former Olympic champion Koji Murofushi has lost his appeal against disqualification from an election to become an IOC member representing athletes.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Mike Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple, and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-0 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Daniel Descalso hit his first career grand slam and had a career-high five RBIs, and Adam Wainwright won for the first time at Petco Park as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 10-2 Tuesday night.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- No. 12 seed Stanford defeated third-seeded Texas A&M to win the NCAA women's tennis championship.