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Sports News Summary: Zlatan returns as Galaxy host Minnesota United

Djokovic stunned by Greek teen Tsitsipas in Toronto


Reuters
Updated: 11-08-2018 00:40 IST

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns from a one-game suspension when the Los Angeles Galaxy host the Minnesota United on Saturday at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. It's quite the understatement to say the Los Angeles star remains miffed over the reason he was disciplined.

Tiger rallies to finish even at PGA Championship

Tiger Woods' final major tournament of 2018 began like so many of his events this year -- a wayward driver leading to big early numbers and then a mad scramble to the finish line. When all was said and done, Woods was standing at even par, tied for 48th, following an opening round of 70 at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis on Thursday.

NFL preseason roundup: Browns' Mayfield tosses 2 TD passes in debut

The NFL's top two 2018 draft picks were on display as the Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Giants 20-10 in a preseason opener on Thursday night in East Rutherford, N.J. No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield replaced Browns starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor late in the first quarter and responded by connecting on 11 of 20 passes for 212 yards and two touchdowns. The Heisman Trophy winner also converted two fourth-down plays with his own running plays.

MLB roundup: Betts hits for cycle in Red Sox's loss

Mookie Betts hit for the cycle for the first time in his career Thursday night, but it was not enough to give the visiting Boston Red Sox a three-game sweep over the Toronto Blue Jays, who held on to win 8-5. Boston's six-game winning streak ended while Toronto snapped a three-game skid.

Djokovic stunned by Greek teen Tsitsipas in Toronto

Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas secured the biggest win of his career when he sent Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic packing in the third round of the Rogers Cup with a stunning 6-3 6-7(5) 6-3 win on Thursday. Top seed Rafa Nadal battled past Swiss wild card Stan Wawrinka 7-5 7-6(4) and will next meet Marin Cilic, who took down Argentinian Diego Schwartzman 6-3 6-2.

Golf: Kisner takes second-round PGA lead as Molinari and Scott charge

Quiet achiever Kevin Kisner raced into the lead early in the second round at the PGA Championship on Friday as some big names moved up a leaderboard more crowded than the morning traffic on the nearby Interstate 64 freeway. British Open champion Francesco Molinari and former Masters winner Adam Scott were among those threatening the lead.

Raiders' Mack faces $814K fine as holdout lingers

Defensive end Khalil Mack will not report to the Oakland Raiders before Friday's preseason opener against the Detroit Lions, triggering a $814,000 fine, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The fine schedule is dictated by the league's collective bargaining agreement.

Halep dominates Venus to end long day at Rogers Cup

Top seed Simona Halep made quick work of Venus Williams 6-2 6-2 on Thursday to end a long day at the Rogers Cup that saw her advancing to the quarter-finals. Halep had to grind out a 7-6(9) 4-6 7-5 win over Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova earlier in the day, completing a match that began Wednesday but was halted due to rain.

At least five players protest during anthem

On the first full night of the NFL preseason, at least five players expressed some form of protest during the playing of the national anthem. Two Eagles players raised their fists in Philadelphia, a Dolphins player did likewise in Miami, and two Dolphins took a knee.

Warriors' Curry cards opening-round 71 at Ellie Mae Classic

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry carded a 1-over-par 71 in the opening round of the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae in Hayward, Calif., on Thursday. Curry is tied for 106th in the 156-player field. Adam Long, Seth Reeves and Spaniard Samuel Del Val are tied for the lead at 7 under.

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