AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Paul George scored 31 points, and the Indiana Pacers remained the NBA’s only unbeaten team with a 99-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons. The Pacers have matched their best start in franchise history at 4-0.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles won’t have to face Aaron Rodgers when they take on the Packers in Green Bay on Sunday. Rodgers broke his left collarbone during Monday night’s game against Chicago, and backup Seneca Wallace is expected to start at quarterback against Philadelphia.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have hired Detroit Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon to be their next manager. Seattle is the fourth club to fill its managerial vacancy. The Washington Nationals hired Matt Williams, the Cincinnati Reds chose Bryan Price and Detroit passed over McClendon for Brad Ausmus.
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas voters have rejected a plan to convert the shuttered Houston Astrodome into a convention center and have likely doomed the iconic stadium to demolition. The so-called “Eighth Wonder of the World” opened in 1965 and was once home to the Houston Astros and Houston Oilers.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte (LAHK’-tee) has been sidelined after what his publicist says was an encounter with an overly enthusiastic fan. The five-time Olympic champion tore a ligament and sprained another in his left knee last weekend during a visit to Gainesville, Fla., where according to the publicist, Lochte fell off a curb trying to catch the teenage girl.