U.S. Senior Open
Funk tied for fourth after first round
Former Maryland coach Fred Funk birdied the 10th and 11th holes to get to 4-under-par and to within one shot of the lead, then had to settle for 3-under 33-34—67 and a tie for fourth, two shots behind leader Tom Kite, after the first round of the U.S. Senior Open at Indianwood Golf & Country Club in Lake Orion, Mich. Mike Reid of Westminster shot a 1-over 71 and is tied for 50th. Amateurs Pete DeTemple of Breton Bay CC and David Nocar, a former Maryland Amateur champion from Chartwell CC, shot 38-38—76, and 37-41—78, respectively. DeTemple birdied three of the four par 3s, and Nocar was 2-over through 11 before dropping back.
Maryland's Vellano, Towson's West added to watch lists
Maryland senior defensive lineman Joe Vellano, who made the Bednarik Award watch list Monday, was named Thursday to the watch lists for the Bronco Nagurski Trophy and the Outland Trophy. The Nagurski is given to the nation's top defensive player, and the Outland is awarded to the best interior lineman. ... Towson running back Terrance West (Northwestern) made the watch list for the Walter Payton Award, which goes to the top player in the Football Championship Subdivision. He was a finalist last year as a freshman.
Khan's title reinstated; Martin returns to Wizards
Britain's Amir Khan has had his World Boxing Association super-lightweight title reinstated ahead of his fight against World Boxing Council champion Danny Garcia in Las Vegas, the governing body said Wednesday. Khan lost his WBA and International Boxing Federation light-welterweight titles to Lamont Peterson in controversial circumstances Dec. 10 in Washington. "Justice has been done," Khan said.
NBA: The Washington Wizards have re-signed forward-guard Cartier Martin, who averaged a career-high 9.3 points to go along with 3.4 rebounds a game in 17 games (two starts) last season.
Motocross: Henry Pendleton, 11, of St. Andrews United Methodist Day School in Annapolis, will travel to Hurricane Mills, Tenn., this month to compete in the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship. He is a part of the AMA Amateur National Circuit.
World TeamTennis: Bobby Reynolds' 5-4 win in men's singles clinched a 20-18 victory for Washington (3-0) against the New York Sportimes (1-1), boosting the Kastles' record winning streak to 19 matches dating to the 2011 season opener.
—From Sun staff and news services