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Died The No. 1 tennis player through much of the 1940s and a promoter of the sport for more than 60 years, Jack Kramer died at his home in Los Angeles, his family said. He was 88. Kramer died late Saturday from a soft tissue cancer that was diagnosed in July, according to his son, Bob Kramer. Kramer won the Wimbledon men’s singles title in 1947 and the men’s U.S. Championships, the forerunner of the U.S. Open, in 1946 and ’47.

Injured UCLA quarterback Kevin Prince will be out three to four weeks after his jaw was broken late in the Bruins’ victory at Tennessee. Prince was hurt when Dennis Rogan sacked him for a safety with 1:41 to play, shortly after UCLA’s defense stopped Tennessee at the 1. The tackle left him with a bloody mouth, but Prince returned to kneel on the ball for the final two snaps to secure the win.

Signed The Buffalo Sabres have signed restricted free agent forward Drew Stafford to a two-year deal.The team signed 23-year-old Stafford on Sunday. He emerged as a scoring threat last season when he set career highs in goals and points in 79 games. In 184 career NHL games, Stafford has 49 goals and 110 points in 184 games.

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