The Giants have been the focus of attention for having two players suspended for positive drug tests this season, but the situations are different in the Giants’ view, and they activated one of those players Tuesday.
San Francisco reinstated relief pitcher Guillermo Mota, whose 100-game suspension ended, and he was available to pitch Tuesday against the Houston Astros. Read More
The St. Petersburg, Fla., Police Department is threatening to suspend a veteran officer with a clean record because he warned the father of a teenage robbery victim about a dangerous part of town. Officer Thad “Stu” Crisco is under investigation for making “disparaging comments against the city.” St. Petersburg’s crime statistics are the worst in Florida and Crisco’s longtime partner had been the third cop killed on duty in just one month. Read More
Texas Tech fired coach Mike Leach on Wednesday, two days after he was suspended by the school as it investigated his treatment of a player with a concussion.
The school handed a termination letter to Leach’s attorney, Ted Liggett, minutes before the two sides were to appear in court for a hearing on the coach’s suspension. Read More