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Wildcats gets past Indians in five sets

The Touchet and Colton High School volleyball teams exchanged wins through four sets, but the Wildcats won the decisive fifth set to take the match on Tuesday.

Bird helps US women to 119-44 rout of Angola

Nneka Ogwumike scored 18 points to lead the U.S. women’s national team to a record 119-44 rout of Angola and close out preliminary play at the women’s world championship.

Royals down A’s in dramatic fashion

Kansas City battles Oakland through 12 innings before taking the 9-8 victory to advance to face the Angels in an AL Division Series.

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials said he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.

Raiders promote OL coach Sparano to interim coach

The Oakland Raiders promoted offensive line coach Tony Sparano to interim coach on Tuesday, a day after firing head coach Dennis Allen.

FCC votes to end sports television blackouts

The FCC wants an end to sports blackouts.

Michigan makes changes to injury protocol amid turmoil

Michigan announced changes to its injury protocol, admitting it made a mistake in handling quarterback Shane Morris following a suspected concussion because of a “serious lack of communication” and “confusion” among the coaching staff.

Nadal returns from injury layoff with easy win in Beijing

Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 at the China Open.

Japan’s Ito upsets Aussie Open champion Wawrinka in Tokyo

Japanese wild card Tatsuma Ito upset Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 6-2 in the first round of the Japan Open.

Four California teams in playoffs for the first time

The Dodgers, Angels, Giants and Athletics are all playoff teams battling for World Series berths this year.

Whitman women edge Linfield, 69-58

Whitman College defeated Northwest Conference foe Linfield 69-58 Friday at George Ball Court.