U.S. down to 21
— U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann released four players before Tuesday’s exhibition game at Ireland, including three whose teams are preparing for Major League Soccer semifinals. It left the roster at 21. New England midfielders Jermaine Jones and Lee Nguyen were sent to the U.S. along with Seattle defender DeAndre Yedlin. Also released was defender DaMarcus Beasley.
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Lightning strikes Rangers
At New York, Ryan Callahan scored two goals to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning past the New York Rangers, 5-1.
College men’s soccer
Clemson opens NCAA play on Sunday
— The Tigers, who have a first-round bye in the NCAA tournament, will host the winner of Florida Gulf Coast-Coastal Carolina game at 7 p.m. Sunday. Coastal hosts FGC at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Ashton Gregory, Furman volleyball, Southern offensive player of the week
Christian Reyes, Charleston Southern football, Big South offensive player of the week
Isaiah Lynn, Presbyterian football, Big South defensive player of the week
Ed Britt, Presbyterian football, Big South special teams player of the week
Darrell Bridges, Presbyterian football, Big South freshman of the week
Haylee Lepaio, Newberry basketball, South Atlantic player of the week
PJ Blazejowski, Furman football, Southern freshman of the week
From Staff and Wire Reports