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Wild weather, more upsets hit US Open

Baking heat, rain and the threat of lightning all forced stoppages in play at the US Open on Sunday, but Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki marched on through a day of wild weather and upsets. Former world No. 1 Wozniacki had her fourth-round match with MariaFULL STORY

Madrid stunned 4-2 at Sociedad, Barcelona wins

Real Madrid collapsed after leading by two goals to lose 4-2 at Real Sociedad in the Spanish league on Sunday, with the European champions left rudderless without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo. Meanwhile, Lionel Messi finished Barcelona’s 1-0 win at Villarreal with a right leg injury afterFULL STORY

Trout, Angels beat A’s 8-1 for sweep

MAJOR LEAGUES Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs as the Los Angeles Angels finished off a four-game sweep, beating the Oakland Athletics 8-1 on Sunday. Rookie Matt Shoemaker allowed five hits over seven shutout innings as the Angels won their sixthFULL STORY

Liverpool ease past Spurs, Arsenal held

Liverpool reasserted their Premier League title credentials with a breezy 3-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, while Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw at Leicester City. Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard and Alberto Moreno scored the goals for Liverpool at White Hart Lane to giveFULL STORY

Moenchengladbach settle for a draw against SC Freiburg

SC Freiburg missed a penalty, but picked up their first point of the new Bundesliga season following a 0-0 draw with Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday. Swiss attacker Admir Mehmedi scooped a spot-kick high over the bar midway through the second half in a drab encounter atFULL STORY

Zimbabwe secure shock victory against Australia

Captain Elton Chigumbura hit a fluent half-century as Zimbabwe secured a shock three-wicket win over Australia in the triangular series on Sunday. Zimbabwe’s only previous success against the world’s top-ranked 50-over side came in their very first meeting in Nottingham in 1983, and since then haveFULL STORY

PSG crush St Etienne as leaders Bordeaux draw

Champions Paris Saint-Germain thumped AS Saint-Etienne 5-0 as Girondins de Bordeaux saw their 100 percent record at the start of the Ligue 1 season end on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against SC Bastia. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, making his injury return, scored a hat-trick and strike partnerFULL STORY

Japan, France share world judo team spoils

Japan and France took home the gold medals in the team competition on the final day of the judo World Championships in Chelyabinsk on Sunday. Japan recovered from losing the first two of the five contests against hosts Russia, under the watchful gaze of Russian PresidentFULL STORY

Inzaghi opens with Milan win, Inter’s Vidic sent off

Filippo Inzaghi got his tenure as AC Milan coach off to the best possible start with a scintillating 3-1 victory over SS Lazio at the San Siro on Sunday. Meanwhile, Nemanja Vidic was sent-off on his debut for Inter in their 0-0 draw at Torino. New RossoneriFULL STORY

Anacona wins ninth stage of the Vuelta, Quintana takes lead

Nairo Quintana took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta from Movistar teammate Alejandro Valverde on a rainy and mountainous ninth stage won by Winner Anacona of Colombia on Sunday. Anacona, riding for Lampre Merida, separated from a large breakaway group before finally shedding Bob JungelsFULL STORY

SPORTS BRIEFS

GOLF Ernst wins Portland Classic Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour’s Portland Classic in Oregon on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea’s I.K. Kim. It was the first professional victory for the 22-year-old Ernst, who shot a 5-under 67FULL STORY

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