Rutgers AD resigns in wake of scandal
• Rutgers’ coaching scandal spiraled deeper, bringing down the popular athletic director and a school vice president while donors threatened to cut off their contributions to New Jersey’s largest public university. The day of mounting troubles for the school began with Athletic Director Tim Pernetti resigning over his failure to immediately fire coach Mike Rice, who was caught on video hitting, kicking and taunting players with anti-gay slurs at practice.
• North Carolina State hired Chattanooga’s Wes Moore as its women’s coach. Moore spent the past 15 seasons at Chattanooga.
• North Carolina State freshman Rodney Purvis is heading to Connecticut.
Djokovic tops Isner, Querrey gets victory
• World No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated American John Isner 7-6 (5), 6-2, 7-5 to give Serbia a 1-0 lead in a Davis Cup quarterfinal in Boise, Idaho. Sam Querrey evened the score for the United States with a 7-6 (1), 3-6, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 win over Viktor Troicki in the second match to end the first day with the two nations tied at 1.
• Juan Monaco defeated Gilles Simon 7-6 (2), 6-2, 6-4 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to give Argentina a 1-1 tie with France after the first two singles matches in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
USA blows 2-goal lead, ties Germany
• Abby Wambach scored her 155th international goal, moving within three of tying Mia Hamm’s record, and the U.S. women’s team wasted a two-goal lead in a 3-3 exhibition tie against Germany in Offenbach, Germany. The Americans extended their unbeaten streak to 30 games.
• Richie Porte of Australia won the fifth and next-to-last stage of the Tour of Basque Country, moving into second place behind Sky teammate Sergio Henao.
— From wire reports