Good Shepherd Food Bank will be the beneficiary of this year’s TD Beach to Beacon 10K, the TD Charitable Foundation announced Wednesday.

Good Shepherd is a statewide hunger relief organization that partners with more than 600 local agencies.

Race organizers annually select one Maine charity to receive a $30,000 donation from the foundation.


McILROY SUIT: Top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy reached an out-of-court settlement with his former management company, cutting short a multi-million-dollar case that could have exposed the financial dealings of one of the biggest names in sports.

“The legal dispute between Rory McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management has been settled to the satisfaction of both parties who wish each other well for the future,” the sides said in a joint statement released on the second day of the case.

Terms were not disclosed.


WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Former University of New Hampshire coach Brian McCloskey admitted he assaulted a player during a 2013 home game.

Strafford County Attorney Tom Velardi said McCloskey made the admissions in writing Tuesday as part of a diversion program that requires him to take anger management classes and perform 100 hours of community service.

He admitted pulling a player’s jersey, prompting her to land on her back on the bench. After causing her to fall, he held her face mask with his hand.

She was not seriously injured.


INDIAN WELLS MASTERS: Serena Williams announced she will play at Indian Wells in March, ending her 14-year boycott of the event after accusations of match-fixing and her father’s claim that booing by fans during the 2001 final was racially motivated.

Williams made the announcement in an article she wrote for, saying she would “proudly return to Indian Wells in 2015.” Williams also looked back on the last time she played in the tournament, an experience that hurt her deeply, she said.


UFC: Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for steroid use, the UFC announced Tuesday night.

Silva tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites in an out-of-competition test Jan. 9, according to the Nevada Athletic Commission. The UFC said the commission is doing further testing to confirm the results.

The announcement came just three days after Silva (34-6) beat Nick Diaz by unanimous decision in Las Vegas.


WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: The men’s super-G race at Beaver Creek, Colorado was postponed to Thursday because of too much snow on the course.

– From staff and news services