World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman (41-5-2, 34 knockouts) will defend his title against Oleg Maskaev (32-5, 25) of Kazakhstan on Aug. 12 at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
An insurance company is refusing to pay $1.6 million to settle a lawsuit between a shipbuilder and Tiger Woods over use of the golfer's name and a photograph of his luxury yacht "Privacy" to promote the company.
St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. of Minnesota filed its own lawsuit in federal court contending that Christensen Shipyards Ltd. agreed to the settlement on April 24 without the insurance company's approval.
A federal grand jury added two charges to the two already facing former NBA and Virginia standout Ralph Sampson.
A superseding indictment, dated Wednesday, charges Sampson with mail fraud and making a false statement. A trial scheduled for May 16 on previous charges of perjury and making a false claim will instead be an arraignment on the new counts.
Former Denver Bronco tight end Clarence Kay was sentenced to six months in jail after pleading guilty to harassment in a domestic violence case.
Kay has a history of arrests on domestic violence charges. He was arrested at least 12 times between 1984 and June 2000, but half the charges were dismissed.
Katie Marquard resigned as executive director of U.S. Speedskating.