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  • Serena Williams
    Serena Williams
    American tennis player
  • Antonio Brown
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  • Naomi Osaka
    Japanese tennis player
  • Sofia Kenin
    Sofia Kenin
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Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.

Serena, Osaka top Forbes list of best-paid female athletes

Naomi Osaka's Grand Slam title wins at the U.S. and Australian Opens have helped catapult the Japanese tennis player up to second, behind Serena Williams, in Forbes' list https://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2019/08/06/the-highest-paid-female-athletes-2019-serena-and-osaka-dominate/#5216879b2fcc of the highest-paid female athletes over the last year. Williams, a 23-times Grand Slam champion, topped the annual list for a fourth consecutive year with estimated total earnings of $29.2 million, the business magazine said.

Barty suffers shock second-round loss in Toronto

World number one Ash Barty's preparations for the U.S. Open got off to a rocky start as the Australian suffered a shock 6-7(5) 6-3 6-4 loss to American Sofia Kenin in the second round of the Rogers Cup on Tuesday. French Open champion Barty, playing for the first time since falling in the last 16 at Wimbledon, was far from her best and Kenin took full advantage, recording her first victory in four meetings with the Australian.

NFL notebook: Raiders' Brown reportedly has frostbite

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown might have come up with a new reason to miss training camp -- frostbite. The issues that are keeping the star wideout from the practice field were thought to be blisters, with Brown posting a photo on social media on Monday showing skin peeling from his feet. But Chris Simms of PFT Live said he heard Tuesday from someone with knowledge of the situation that the photo shows burned feet as a result of entering a cryotherapy machine without the proper footwear.

College football notebook: Maryland WR Jones tears ACL

Maryland wide receiver Jeshaun Jones will miss the 2019 season after tearing his left ACL in practice, the school announced Tuesday. As a freshman in 2018, Jones caught 22 passes for 288 yards and five touchdowns and rushed 18 times for 173 yards and two scores. Jones will redshirt this season and have three years of eligibility remaining.

MLB roundup: Yankees hit HR mark, down O's

Mike Ford hit a tiebreaking homer in the top of the eighth, and Mike Tauchman added a two-run shot later in the inning as the New York Yankees set a major league mark for road home runs en route to a 9-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Ford had just one career homer before this contest, and Tauchman finished with two on the night. Tauchman's first, a solo shot in the sixth inning, was the Yankees' 30th this season at Camden Yards. That set a major league mark for the most home runs by a visiting team at one ballpark in a season. The Yankees, winners of six in a row, made it 32 on the two eighth-inning homers.

Big-serving Isner reaches Montreal second round

American John Isner fired down 26 aces to help secure a 6-3 3-6 7-6(6) win over Australian Jordan Thompson on Tuesday and reach the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal. The 12th seed, who had lost three of his four tiebreaks in the two weeks leading into the event, put an end to the tense battle when he fired down an ace on his third match point to set up a clash with Chilean Cristian Garin.

Pan Am Games: Dacres, Thompson give Jamaica extra reason to cheer

Jamaican discus thrower Fedrick Dacres wiped out one of the Pan Am Games oldest records and Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson, his compatriot, led 100 meters qualifying as they celebrated their nation's Independence Day on Tuesday. Defending champion Dacres launched the discus 67.68m on his second attempt to beat Cuban Luis Delis's record of 67.32m set at the 1983 Games.

Ryder Cup winner Olesen charged with sexual assault on flight

Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault and will appear in court on Aug. 21, Metropolitan Police have said. The 29-year-old was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport on July 29 and subsequently released under investigation after returning from a World Golf Championships event in Memphis.

NBA notebook: Raptors' Lowry won't follow Leonard's path

All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry understands why Kawhi Leonard would leave for the Los Angeles Clippers, but the longtime leader of the Toronto Raptors has no desire to bolt Canada. "I want to be there -- I would love to do a long extension, but we'll see what happens," Lowry said.

Patriots QB Brady lists Boston-area mansion for sale

Could Tom Brady's time as a New England resident be coming to an end? According to multiple reports Tuesday, the Patriots quarterback and his wife, Gisele Bundchen, have listed for sale their nearly 10,000-square-foot mansion in Brookline, Mass.