College football: SUU QB named Big Sky preseason MVP
College football • Southern Utah quarterback Brad Sorensen has been named the Big Sky Conference's preseason most valuable offensive player. Sorensen, a 6-foot-5, 235-pound senior from Grand Terrace, Calif., threw for 3,143 yards and 17 touchdowns last season.
The Big Sky's preseason defensive MVP is Montana State linebacker Jody Owens.
The Big Sky also announced its preseason all-conference team Sunday. Joining Sorensen on the all-league team from SUU are Zach Brackus, a senior offensive lineman from Murray, and Cody Larsen, a senior defensive tackle from Draper. Weber State's representatives on the team are sophomore fullback Tevia Tolutau of Provo and senior offensive lineman Tytan Timoteo of Wainae, Hawaii.
Dumervil arrested in Florida
NFL • Denver Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil has been charged with aggravated assault with a firearm in Florida. Court records show the 28-year-old is facing the third-degree felony charge in Miami-Dade County. Police said Dumervil and another man were arrested Saturday in Miami Beach, but that no further details were immediately available.
Dumervil is a Miami native and one of the Broncos' top defensive players. Dumervil's attorney, Harvey Steinberg, said he expects authorities to clear his client after they conclude their investigation.
Serena wins Olympic tuneup
tennis • In her final tuneup before the London Olympics, Serena Williams overcame a shaky start and two service breaks to beat lucky loser Coco Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-3 for her second straight Bank of the West Classic title in Stanford, Calif.
• Top-seeded John Isner defended his Hall of Fame Tennis Championships title by beating Australia's Lleyton Hewitt 7-6 (1), 6-4 in Newport, R.I.
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