GOLFTiger adds two more events

Tiger Woods added two more tournaments to a schedule that is not much different from previous years except for the timing. Woods entered The Players Championship and the AT&T National, which benefits his foundation. It was the second straight week that Woods made an early commitment to a PGA Tour event, allowing it more time to promote his appearance. For years, the world's No. 1 player waited until the last few days before signing up. Woods no longer is the host of the AT&T National, which will be held over the Fourth of July weekend. NFL

Vikes sign ex-Jet Sheppard

The Minnesota Vikings have signed cornerback Lito Sheppard to help fill in for starter Cedric Griffin, who is recovering from surgery on his left knee after an injury suffered in the NFC championship game. Sheppard was let go by the Jets last month after one disappointing, injury-impacted season Sheppard played seven seasons with Philadelphia, the first four while Vikings head coach Brad Childress was the Eagles' offensive coordinator.

SOCCEREuropean teams to visit

Manchester City, Tottenham and Sporting Lisbon will play in a tournament with the Red Bulls at the team's new stadium in Harrison, N.J. Manchester City said it will play two games at Red Bull Arena in the New York Football Challenge from July 22-25.

Bayern Munich wins

Arjen Robben scored in the 68th minute as Bayern Munich beat Lyon 1-0 in the first leg of a rough European Champions League semifinal.- AP

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