BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
Some of the stories The Associated Press is covering Wednesday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. All times EDT.
LOS ANGELES - Matt Cain starts for the San Francisco Giants, who try to complete a sweep of Chris Capuano and the Los Angeles Dodgers while extending their narrow NL West lead.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The job now is Jake Locker's, and the Tennessee Titans will do a little planning around the mobile quarterback's skills for their third preseason game against Arizona. Coach Mike Munchak wants to see his new starter throw the ball much more and get the offense moving.
WASHINGTON - The Washington Nationals, threatening to run away with the NL East, go for the sweep against the Atlanta Braves.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore was certain he was being tested last fall when faced with the pain and disappointment after tearing his ACL midway through the season. Like most tests Lattimore's faced, he plans to pass.
CHICAGO - Lefty Chris Sale pitches for his 15th victory and the White Sox go for a sweep against the Yankees and Phil Hughes in the finale of a three-game series between division leaders.
ATHENS, Ga. - This is the way it goes for an Olympic star. One week, you're basking in the glory, five medals around your neck. The next, you're adjusting to the rigors of studying and exams. For Allison Schmitt, one of the top U.S. athletes at the London Games, it's back to school.