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PRAGUE (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova (kuh-VIH'-toh-vah) was injured by a knife-wielding attacker at her home today, damaging tendons in her left hand. Kvitova's spokesman said that although the injuries were serious, there is no reason to think they were career-ending. The spokesman added that Kvitova won't be able to train for at least three months, causing her to miss the Australian Open.
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have shipped veteran left-handed Clay Buchholz to the Phillies for minor league second baseman Josh Tobias. Buchholz was 8-10 with a 4.78 season last season and became expendable when Boston acquired Chris Sale from the White Sox. The 24-year-old Tobias has hit .301 in 188 minor league games since being selected by the Phillies in the 10th round of the 2015 amateur draft.
NEW YORK (AP) — The American League-champion Indians have added another arm for their bullpen by getting Nick Goody from the Yankees for a player to be named or $50,000. The 25-year-old right-hander struck out 34 over 29 innings while compiling a 4.66 ERA in 27 relief outings this year. Goody was designated for assignment when the Yanks signed closer Aroldis (ah-ROHL'-dihs) Chapman to a free-agent contract last week.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has 90 days to reply to an NCAA investigation that uncovered seven allegedly potential violations into the school's athletic department. The inquiry and possible violations focused on former coach Kyle Flood, a student-athlete host/hostess program and the administration of drug testing procedures and policies. The NCAA says the department had not been operating in full compliance with NCAA and university standards.
ATLANTA (AP) — Longtime TNT broadcaster Craig Sager was remembered for his love of family, sports and colorful attire at a memorial service today that produced laughs and tears. Among those attending the service were San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and members of Sager's Turner Sports TV family, including Ernie Johnson and Reggie Miller. Grammy winner Yolanda Adams sang two songs at the service for the 65-year-old Sager, who died Thursday following a two-year fight with acute myeloid leukemia.
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