Bruce Baumgartner won his fifth world-level title and the United States recovered from a disastrous Saturday performance to win the team title in the World Freestyle Wrestling Championships in Atlanta.
Baumgartner’s 1-0 victory over Germany’s Sven Thiele was the fourth win for the United States and gave the Americans their second team title, 71-59 over second-place Iran.
Amy Van Dyken broke her nine-day-old American record in winning the women’s 50-meter freestyle in 25.03 seconds at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Atlanta.
Tinners Way pulled away down the stretch to win the $1 million Pacific Classic by 4-1/2 lengths over Soul of the Matter in Del Mar, Calif.
The St. Paul Saints suspended outfielder Javier Ortiz indefinitely after he struck Northern League umpire Mike Pilato.
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