LONDON (AP) - The 1-6 San Francisco 49ers won't have their No. 1
quarterback for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos in London.
Coach Mike Singletary says a separated left shoulder, suffered in
Sunday's loss to Carolina, will keep Alex Smith off the field for 2
to 3 weeks. Troy Smith will get the start over David Carr.
UNDATED (AP) - Last year's NBA Finals participants were in
action on the opening night of the new NBA season, and both are
1-0. After collecting their championship rings, the defending
champion L.A. Lakers outscored the visiting Houston Rockets
112-110, and the Boston Celtics topped the Miami Heat 88-80 in a
matchup of Big 3 stars.
UNDATED (AP) - This year's World Series participants will be in
action tonight in San Francisco, where the Giants will host the
Rangers for Game 1 of the Fall Classic. The pitching matchup
features a pair of Cy Young Award winners. The home team sends Tim
Lincecum (LINZ'-ih-kuhm) to the mound, while Texas goes with Cliff
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Make it 21 wins in a row for Boise State.
The second-ranked Broncos raced past Louisiana Tech 49-20 on the
blue turf in Boise last night, improving to 7-0 on the season.
UNDATED(AP) - The U.S. Tennis Association has selected Hall of
Fame tennis player Jim Courier to replace Patrick McEnroe as the
country's Davis Cup captain. The 40-year-old Courier won four Grand
Slam titles and helped the U.S. win the Davis Cup in 1992 and 1995.
The former world No. 1 retired from the pro tour in 2000.
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