CHICAGO (AP) - Former Chicago Bears star Roland Harper has been
placed on probation for two years for acting as a front man in a $1.5 million fraud involving a Chicago Public Schools landscaping contract.
PHOENIX (AP) - Attorneys for the NHL and Canadian billionaire Jim Balsillie prepared for a court showdown Tuesday over whether the bankrupt Phoenix Coyotes can be sold and moved to southern Ontario despite the league's objections.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jack Cust hit a go-ahead solo home run, Jack Hannahan tied the game with a three-run double and the Oakland Athletics extended their best winning streak in three years to seven games with a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
MIAMI (AP) - Sean West did not allow a hit until the seventh inning in his fourth career start and Brett Carroll hit his first career home run to help Florida Marlins beat Randy Johnson and the San Francisco Giants 4-0 on Monday night.