[Ryan] Howard uncharacteristically snapped at a writer before the game and didn't hide his dejection after striking out in the third inning. He's batting just .231 (12-for-52) with two homers and nine RBIs after hitting .313 with 58 homers and 149 RBIs in perhaps the best season ever for a second-year player.Former Colts DB Reid arrested on drug, gun charges (AP)
Dexter Reid, who won his second Super Bowl ring last month and then was released by the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested on gun and drug charges Sunday after being pulled over on suspicion of drunken driving.Landis returns to Pennsylvania for fundraiser (AP)
Tour de France champion Floyd Landis returned to Pennsylvania on Sunday to raise money to fight doping allegations. "(It) takes all of my energy and a lot of my time," Landis told the Intelligencer Journal of Lancaster before the fundraiser.Germany and U.S. trade blows in world water polo (AP)
Andreas Schlotterbeck was involved in a fight with U.S. player Jesse Smith during the third quarter. "Water polo is a tough sport," Schlotterbeck said. "He hit me in the head but the referee saw it differently. He basically hit me right in the face ... I had to get out of the water because I hurt my eye in the fight."Togo's top player gets death threats (AP)
[Emmanuel] Adebayor has recently been the object of controversy in his home country for allegedly encouraging his teammates to make exorbitant demands on the Togo Football Federation. In the wake of the murder of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer, the threat should not be taken lightly -- no matter who it's aimed at.UNC student mascot dies after traffic accident (AP)
A 21-year-old University of North Carolina student who served as a mascot for the school's basketball team died Monday, three days after he was struck by a sport-utility vehicle while walking along a highway. Jason Ray, who dressed up as UNC's ram mascot, Rameses, had been in critical condition since the accident on Route 4 on Friday afternoon.