St. Joseph’s College scored 10 runs in the first three innings and rolled to a 16-2 victory over Husson on Monday in a nonconference baseball game in Standish.

Jared Gagne had two hits and three RBI for the Monks (17-2). Jonathan Panaro, Noah McDaniel, Greg Emanuelson, Timothy Verrill and Nick Petchell each drove in two.

Sam Huston had two hits for Husson (11-10).

 Taimu Ito threw a five-hitter and Colby (5-13) used a five-run seventh inning to pull away in a 7-0 win over UM-Farmington (2-8) at Waterville.

Andrew Sterup and Jackson Ward each had two hits and two RBI for the Mules.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Steve Fisher is retiring from a coaching career that includes a national championship at Michigan, directing the Fab Five and then turning San Diego State from a laughingstock into a West Coast power.

Two people with knowledge of the situation said Monday that Fisher, 72, is retiring after 18 seasons at SDSU.

The school has not yet announced Fisher’s decision. A news conference is scheduled for Tuesday.

Fisher didn’t return a call seeking comment. He had one year remaining on a three-year contract extension he signed in November 2014.


NFL: The New England Patriots signed restricted free agent offensive lineman Cameron Fleming to a new deal and made official their two-year agreement with Alan Branch, a key piece on the defensive line.

Branch, who started 15 regular-season games and all three playoff games last season, will earn $1.797 million in 2017 according to ESPN’s Field Yates.

 The Eagles agreed to a one-year contract with former Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin.

McGloin spent his first four seasons in Oakland, going 1-5 as a starter. He has thrown for 1,868 yards, 11 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.

 The Bills addressed their quarterback depth by signing free agent T.J. Yates to back up Tyrod Taylor.

Yates has appeared in 18 regular games over six seasons between Houston, Atlanta and Miami.

The Bills also signed defensive end Ian Seau, the nephew of late Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau.

 The Bears waived veteran cornerback Tracy Porter. Porter led the club with 35 pass breakups over two seasons with Chicago.


WORLD CUP: The United States, Mexico and Canada launched their bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup in an announcement made Monday atop the Freedom Tower in lower Manhattan by the heads of their respective federations.

They are seeking to host the first World Cup with an expanded 48-nation field. That’s double the size of the last World Cup in North America in 1994, when the U.S. hosted.

No rival bid has emerged for the 2026 tournament, which is due to be awarded by FIFA in 2020.


MEMPHIS OPEN: The ATP’s annual tournament in Memphis is moving to Long Island in 2018 after 41 years in Tennessee.

The Memphis Open was one of the longest-running tournaments in the United States and was the country’s only indoor ATP event. It will move to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in New York.

BIEL LADIES OPEN: Former U.S. Open runner-up Roberta Vinci lost 6-4, 6-4 to 58th-ranked Kristyna Pliskova on the opening day of the tournament in Switzerland.