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Lionel Messi breaks right arm, out for about 3 weeks

Lionel Messi has broken a bone in his right arm and will be sidelined for about three weeks.


Carlota Ciganda shoots 67 to share lead at LPGA Shanghai

Carlota Ciganda of Spain shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to share the lead with Sei Young Kim after the third round of the LPGA Shanghai.


Wimbledon to introduce final-set tiebreakers in 2019

The All England Club says it will introduce final-set tiebreakers at Wimbledon next year when a match reaches 12-12. The grass-court Grand Slam tournament is the second of the four …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 11:51 a.m.

Serena Williams’ coach says in-match coaching would boost tennis

Serena Williams’ coach says in-match coaching should be allowed in tennis to help the sport’s popularity. Patrick Mouratoglou, who admitted he used banned hand signals to try to help Williams …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 10:54 a.m.

Another gymnastics official faces charge in Nassar fallout

The Texas indictment of former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny for allegedly tampering with evidence is the latest fallout from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. …


Top-ranked Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

The Women’s Tennis Association says No. 1-ranked Simona Halep has withdrawn from the WTA Finals because of a lower back injury. Halep’s withdrawal means Kiki Bertens qualifies for the final …


Ariya Jutanugarn takes 1-shot lead with 66 at LPGA Shanghai

Ariya Jutanugarn shot a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Buick LPGA Shanghai tournament. The Thai player had six birdies in a bogey-free …


Chez Reavie takes 1st-round lead at CJ Cup with 4-under 68

Chez Reavie overcame cool, windy conditions for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke lead after the first round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. Danny Willett and Si Woo …


MLS Capsules: Sounders beat Orlando City to clinch playoff spot

Victor Rodriguez had a goal and an assist to help the Seattle Sounders beat Orlando City 2-1 on Wednesday night and clinch their 10th consecutive playoff berth.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 9:33 p.m.

Ex-USA Gymnastics head indicted in Texas on tampering charge

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny has been arrested after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

U.S. wins CONCACAF qualifying final 2-0 over Canada

Rose Lavelle and Alex Morgan each scored and the U.S. women’s national team defeated rival Canada 2-0 in the championship at the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifying tournament. With the …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 8:59 p.m.

Josh Sargent scores, U.S. gives up late goal in 1-1 tie with Peru

Josh Sargent scored early in the second half and three more Americans made their debuts under interim coach Dave Sarachan before a young United States team conceded an 86th-minute goal …


Marc Leishman goes for 2 straight PGA wins, feels right at home

Marc Leishman comes into this week’s CJ Cup at Nine Bridges after winning his fourth title on the PGA Tour last week in Kuala Lumpur. The tournament on South Korea’s …


Doug Ferguson: Johnny Miller talks like most golf fans think

The comment was vintage Johnny Miller, raw enough to cause most television producers to wince. Miller was in the NBC Sports booth at Doral in 2004 when he watched Craig …


Canelo Alvarez not thinking GGG, eyeing 3rd weight class belt

Canelo Alvarez has never fought in Madison Square Garden. He’s never fought on the East Coast. And he’s really never fought after as big a win as he had in …


Golf notes: Anirban Lahiri measures field strength in airline reservations

The strength of field for the CIMB Classic was the same as it was last year, with one exception that Anirban Lahiri nearly found out the hard way.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

50 years ago: Smith and Carlos’ historic protest during 1968 Olympics

By the time they reached Mexico City in October 1968, Tommie Smith and John Carlos represented a country torn apart. The Vietnam War, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr., …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 5:33 p.m.

Simona Halep earns second straight year-end No. 1 ranking in women’s tennis

Simona Halep is back as the year-end No. 1 for the second year in a row, despite a back injury that doctors say could lead to a long-term problem.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 4:52 p.m.

Johnny Miller retiring after three decades at NBC Sports

Johnny Miller is retiring after three decades of calling the shots the way he sees them.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 7:51 p.m.

Auto racing capsules: Aric Almirola advances with Talladega win

Aric Almirola capped an absolute Stewart-Haas Racing rout at Talladega Superspeedway with an overtime victory that earned him an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR’s playoffs.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 6:03 p.m.

Golf capsules: Marc Leishman wins CIMB Classic in Malaysia

Marc Leishman won the CIMB Classic by five strokes Sunday, closing with a 7-under 65 to match Justin Thomas’ 2015 tournament record of 26-under 262. In Gee Chun won the …


Terence Crawford stops Jose Benavidez late in last round to keep WBO belt

Terence Crawford stopped Jose Benavidez with 18 seconds left in the 12th and final round to retain his WBO welterweight championship. Crawford had knocked Benavidez to the canvas with a …


Bernhard Langer, Gene Sauers share lead in SAS Championship

Bernhard Langer birdied three of the final four holes for a 5-under 67 and a share of the SAS Championship lead with Gene Sauers. A day after nearly shooting his …


Danielle Kang, Charley Hull keep one-shot lead at KEB Hana Bank Championship

Danielle Kang and Charley Hull shot 4-under 68s to retain the lead after three rounds of the KEB Hana Bank Championship in Incheon. They were at 12 under. Ariya Jutanugarn …


Gary Woodland, Marc Leishman, Shubhankar Sharma tied for lead at CIMB Classic

Gary Woodland birdied the 18th hole for a 5-under 67 to move into a three-way tie for the lead with Marc Leishman and Shubhankar Sharma after three rounds of the …


Borna Coric upsets Roger Federer, facing Novak Djokovic in Shanghai final

Borna Coric upset defending champion Roger Federer to face Novak Djokovic in the Shanghai Masters final on Sunday. Coric took down the top-seeded Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals. Djokovic …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 3:41 p.m.

Bernhard Langer birdies 9 of last 10 for share of Champions lead

Bernhard Langer birdied nine of the last 10 holes at rain-softened Prestonwood for a 10-under 62 and share of lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship. Tom Lehman and …


Olympic star Simone Biles leads Team USA at world championships

Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles is ready to take on the world again. The four-time Olympic gold medalist and three-time world all-around champion headlines the six-woman group Team USA will …


Ex-UFC champ Jon Jones returns Dec. 29 vs Alex Gustafsson

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will attempt to regain his belt when he returns from suspension Dec. 29 in a rematch with Alex Gustafsson in Las Vegas. Jones …


Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev advance at Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer finally won a match in straight sets at this year’s Shanghai Masters but it didn’t save him any energy. The defending champion reached the semifinals by beating eighth-seeded …