Senators agree to 4-year deal with Mike Hoffman

Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion was so pleased to get Mike Hoffman under contract that he hugged another member of the club’s management team.

Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion was so pleased to get Mike Hoffman under contract that he hugged another member of the club’s management team.

Venus Williams opens Rogers Cup with blowout win

MONTREAL (AP) Venus Williams opened play in the Rogers Cup on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Barbora Strycova.

MONTREAL (AP) Venus Williams opened play in the Rogers Cup on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Barbora Strycova.

Questions abound on offense, defense for Super Bowl champs

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) John Elway declared the Super Bowl champs’ quarterback competition wide open entering training camp.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) John Elway declared the Super Bowl champs’ quarterback competition wide open entering training camp.

Former Mississippi State QB Prescott acquitted of DUI

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) WTVA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2afJbxw ) that a municipal court has cleared former Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott on charges of speeding and drunk driving.

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) WTVA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2afJbxw ) that a municipal court has cleared former Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott on charges of speeding and drunk driving.

Baseball Capsules

CLEVELAND (AP) Francisco Lindor pushed an RBI single through Washington’s drawn-in infield with one out in the ninth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied for three runs in their final at-bat to stun the Washington Nationals 7-6 on Tuesday night i…

CLEVELAND (AP) Francisco Lindor pushed an RBI single through Washington’s drawn-in infield with one out in the ninth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied for three runs in their final at-bat to stun the Washington Nationals 7-6 on Tuesday night in a matchup of first-place teams with sights on October.

AP source: Mavericks boost Nowitzki’s deal to $50 million

DALLAS (AP) Dirk Nowitzki has signed his contract with Dallas, and a person with knowledge of the deal says it’s worth more than the original agreement.

DALLAS (AP) Dirk Nowitzki has signed his contract with Dallas, and a person with knowledge of the deal says it’s worth more than the original agreement.

Bears show up to camp with renewed hope in Year 2 under Fox

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears rebuilt their defense.

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears rebuilt their defense.

Novak Djokovic survives scare, tops Gilles Muller in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) Top-ranked Novak Djokovic survived a scare to beat Gilles Muller 7-5, 7-6 (3) on Wednesday in the Rogers Cup, his final event before the Rio Olympics.

TORONTO (AP) Top-ranked Novak Djokovic survived a scare to beat Gilles Muller 7-5, 7-6 (3) on Wednesday in the Rogers Cup, his final event before the Rio Olympics.