Pete Rose submitted a new request to be reinstated to baseball.

Rose agreed to the lifetime ban in August 1989 following an investigation for Major League Baseball by outside lawyer John Dowd that concluded the career hits leader bet on the Reds to win while managing the team. Rose applied for reinstatement in September 1997 and met in November 2002 with Commissioner Bud Selig, who never ruled on the application. succeeded Selig in January.

Manfred said he has a formal request from Rose. "What I intend to do is be in communication with his representatives, and we'll talk about how we'll handle it from a process perspective," he said.

Mets' Wheeler probably out for season

Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson said Zack Wheeler has a complete tear of an elbow ligament, all but guaranteeing the 24-year-old righthander will need elbow-replacement surgery and miss the 2015 season.

Lee trying to avoid surgery

Cliff Lee was placed on the 60-day disabled list by Philadelphia to attempt to rehabilitate an elbow injury without surgery. The team announced an operation was recommended. Lee has a torn common flexor tendon and was told last week to stop throwing in spring training.

college basketball

Georgia's Landers to retire

Andy Landers has ended a run of longevity that is rare in major college sports, retiring after 36 seasons as the only full-time coach in the history of the Georgia women's program.

Under Landers Georgia became a constant in the NCAA tournament, including five Final Four appearances. He never led Georgia to a national championship but was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007.

Landers, 62, retired Monday following a season in which he recorded his 850th career win with the Lady Bulldogs. But Georgia lost nine of its last 11 games to finish 19-12.

Men: Penn hired Steve Donahue as its new coach, the former Quakers assistant returning after head coaching stops at Cornell and Boston College. ... San Diego fired Bill Grier, who coached the Toreros to an upset of Connecticut in the 2008 NCAA tournament but went 117-144 in eight seasons. ... Paul Hewitt was fired at George Mason after going 66-67 in four seasons, including 9-22 this season. ... Charlotte announced it mutually agreed to part ways with coach Alan Major following a 14-18 season. ... After giving serious consideration to whether a change was needed, Georgia Tech decided to bring back embattled coach Brian Gregory for another season.

dog sledding

Seavey grabs Iditarod lead

Defending champion Dallas Seavey grabbed the lead from veteran musher Aaron Burmeister in Alaska's 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Seavey was the first to reach the checkpoint at Koyuk, 123 miles from the finish line in Nome, even though he left the previous checkpoint at Shaktoolik more than an hour behind Burmeister. Seavey arrived in Koyuk at 12:34 p.m. Monday, and Burmeister was three minutes behind him.

Aliy Zirkle was in third place, Jessie Royer in fourth and Norwegian musher Joar Ulsom in fifth Monday afternoon.


Tennis: Eugenie Bouchard defeated CoCo Vandeweghe 6-3, 6-2 to reach the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open. In the men's draw, Andy Murray outlasted Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-1, 3-6, 6-1.

Olympics: German Olympic officials selected Hamburg over Berlin to bid for the 2024 Olympics.

Auto racing: NASCAR driver Jamie Dick was diagnosed with diabetes after reporting dizziness and fatigue at Phoenix International Raceway.