Following is a abstract of present sports activities information briefs.
PGA Tour pushes last spherical of Northern Trust to Monday
The ultimate spherical of the Northern Trust will likely be contested on Monday with respect to the projected path of Hurricane Henri, the PGA Tour introduced Saturday. The system was upgraded from a tropical storm to a hurricane as of Saturday morning. It’s forecast to make landfall on Sunday roughly 60 miles east of Liberty National in Jersey Metropolis, N.J., the positioning of the event.
Tennis-‘I nearly broke my hand’ Medvedev collides with digicam in shock loss
A collision with an on-court digicam spelled catastrophe for in-form Daniil Medvedev on Saturday when he was surprised 2-6 6-3 6-3 by fellow Russian Andrey Rublev of their Western & Southern Open semi-final in Cincinnati. Rublev will play Alexander Zverev for his maiden Masters 1000 title on Sunday after the German downed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 3-6 7-6 (4) in an exciting second semi-final on the warm-up for the U.S. Open.
Athletics-Thompson-Herah posts second-fastest 100m ever in speedy Pre Basic
Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah gained the ladies’s 100 metres within the second-fastest time ever on the Eugene Diamond League, crossing the ending line in 10.54 seconds on Saturday. Thompson-Herah, who accomplished a 100m-200m double for a second successive Olympics in Tokyo, stated she shocked even herself at Hayward Discipline, beating Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce by almost two-tenths of a second. Shericka Jackson completed third to repeat the Jamaicans’ Tokyo podium sweep.
Boxing-Pacquiao overwhelmed by Ugas in welterweight title struggle, considers his future
Cuban Yordenis Ugas pulled off a shocking victory over 42-year-old former champion Manny Pacquiao with a unanimous choice to retain his WBA welterweight world title in Las Vegas on Saturday. The judges scored the struggle 115-113 116-112 116-112 in favour of Ugas, who managed the second half of the competition along with his jab because the extra aggressive Pacquiao struggled to land his punches on his return to the ring after a two-year absence.
Sha’Carri Richardson returns from ban, finishes in final in 100 meters
Sha’Carri Richardson completed in final place within the 100-meter sprint in her return to the observe Saturday on the Prefontaine Basic on Saturday in Eugene, Ore. Richardson, 21, was suspended for 30 days for testing constructive for a substance present in marijuana, which pressured her to overlook the Olympics.
Pinch hitter LaMonte Wade Jr. smacked a two-run, go-ahead house run off Oakland Athletics nearer Lou Trivino within the prime of the ninth inning Saturday afternoon, sending the visiting San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 victory within the rivalry collection. Wade’s homer, his sixteenth of the season total and first in 18 pinch-hitting appearances this 12 months, got here after Trivino (5-5) had walked Brandon Belt to place the potential tying run aboard in a 5-4 recreation with one out within the ninth.
Triathlon-Duffy, Blummenfelt win world titles after Olympic golds
Bermuda’s Flora Duffy grew to become the primary triathlete ever to win Olympic gold and the triathlon world championship in the identical 12 months on Saturday, with Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt repeating the achievement hours in a while the lads’s facet in Edmonton. Duffy, 33, led within the standings by a 467-point margin headed into Saturday’s grand last and obtained a quick begin diving off the pontoon underneath pristine situations.
Golf-Nordqvist expenses to prime of ladies’s Open leaderboard
Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist roared to the highest of the ladies’s British Open leaderboard with a faultless seven-under-par 65 at a murky and damp Carnoustie on Saturday. Two-time main champion Nordqvist’s scorching third spherical that includes seven birdies and no dropped photographs jumped her 22 locations up the leaderboard the place she is tied on 9 underneath with Denmark’s Nanna Madsen, who carded a formidable four-under 68.
NFL roundup: Mitchell Trubisky excels, lifts Bills previous Bears
Mitchell Trubisky torched his former staff by throwing for 221 yards and a landing to steer the visiting Buffalo Bills to a 41-15 victory over the Chicago Bears on Saturday in a preseason recreation. Trubisky accomplished 20 of 28 passes whereas receiving a mixture of boos and cheers from the followers at Soldier Discipline. He was chosen by the Bears with the second total choose of the 2017 NFL Draft, however the staff declined to select up his fifth-year choice.
Caruso solos to Vuelta stage win in mountains, Roglic will increase lead
Italian rider Damiano Caruso gained stage 9 of the Vuelta a Espana on Sunday after an amazing solo show within the mountains of Andalusia, whereas reigning champion Primoz Roglic got here second to extend his total lead. Caruso spent the ultimate 70km of the 188km stage from Puerto Lumbreras to Alto de Velefique out entrance alone and though Roglic and Enric Mas have been consuming into his lead by the tip, the 33-year-old clung on to win his fourth grand tour stage and his first on the Vuelta since 2017.
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