- - Sunday, August 21, 2011


Giants closer Wilson put on disabled list

HOUSTON — All-Star closer Brian Wilson was placed on the disabled list by the San Francisco Giants because of inflammation in his right elbow. San Francisco also recalled right-hander Steve Edlefsen from Triple-A Fresno. Wilson, who has 35 saves, hasn’t pitched since he blew a save opportunity Monday at Atlanta.


Four LSU players to be questioned over bar fight

BATON ROUGE, La. — A bar fight that sent four people to emergency rooms started when a driver honked his horn at a crowd blocking his way out of the bar’s parking lot, Baton Rouge police said Sunday.

The driver was one of four people injured in the fight outside Shady’s Bar, according to a news release from Sgt. Donald Stone.

He said quarterback Jordan Jefferson, offensive lineman Chris Davenport, defensive lineman Josh Johns and receiver Jarvis Landry have been asked to come to police headquarters Monday.


N.J. community mourns death of four players

LINWOOD, N.J. — A New Jersey high school and its surrounding community were trying to regroup Sunday, a day after four players on its football team were killed and four more were injured in an SUV crash as they traveled to a team meal.

The driver apparently lost control of the SUV on Saturday morning as it went around a crest on the Garden State Parkway and came upon heavy traffic late Saturday morning, a state police spokesman said.


3-time Derby winner Borel faces drunken-driving charge

EVANSVILLE, Ind. | Three-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Calvin Borel has been arrested on a drunken driving charge in Indiana. The 44-year-old Louisville, Ky., resident was released on $100 bond Sunday morning from the Vanderburgh County Jail in Evansville after being arrested the night before. He was due in court Monday.

Borel won the Kentucky Derby aboard Super Saver in 2010, Mine that Bird in 2009 and Street Sense in 2007.

From wire dispatches and staff reports



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