SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Jose city officials are filing suit against Major League Baseball, saying the organization is dragging its feet on having team owners vote on the Oakland Athletics' proposed move to a new ballpark in San Jose, 40 miles to the south. The federal lawsuit disputes MLB's exemption from federal antitrust law and territorial rights given to the San Francisco Giants for the San Jose area.
NEW YORK (AP) - The game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees has been postponed by rain, delaying the renewal of their old October rivalry. The game was called about 30 minutes before the scheduled first pitch. It will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader tomorrow, with start times of 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. EDT.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings have reached agreement on terms of a new 6-year contract with defenseman Slava Voynov. The 23-year-old Voynov contributed six goals and 13 points during the Kings' playoff run, which ended with a loss to Chicago in the Western Conference finals. He set a Kings single-season playoff record for most goals by a defenseman (6) and most game-winning goals (4).
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Rapids coach Oscar Pareja and defender Hendry Thomas have been suspended one game by MLS for their actions against San Jose last week. They each drew fines from the league as well. Pareja drew a suspension when he left his area and entered the field of play. Hendry was suspended for a reckless play on Earthquakes defender Steven Beitashour in the first half.
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