Archive for August 28th, 2010

Williams’ foot-fault official back at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — The line judge who called a foot fault on Serena Williams that sent the star into a tirade during last year’s U.S. Open semifinals will be officiating at this year’s tournament. In a statement issued to The Associated Press on Saturday, tournament organizers said Shino Tsurubuchi “is a world class official and we are confident in her abilities.” The statement continued: “Consistent with U.S.

Ambrose wins Nationwide pole

MONTREAL, N.Y. (AP) — Marcos Ambrose has won the pole for the Nationwide race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

American Spies takes pole for Indianapolis MotoGP

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ben Spies always believed he could beat the world’s best motorcycle riders. On Saturday, the American long shot proved it.

Reds move RHP Volquez to bullpen

CINCINNATI (AP) — Edinson Volquez has lost his spot in the Cincinnati Reds’ rotation. The right-hander was moved to the bullpen Saturday, giving him a chance to try to fix problems in his delivery.

Robbery at Rockville Centre Bank, Cops Seek Public’s Help

A woman robbed a Rockville Centre bank this morning and police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect. According to Nassau County Robbery…

Niners NT Franklin signs $7M franchise tender

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Aubrayo Franklin ended his lengthy holdout Saturday by signing a $7.003 million franchise tag tender. Franklin passed a physical and officially signed the deal before the Niners played the Oakland Raiders in an exhibition game Saturday night.