Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.
Teenager Gauff digs deep to continue dream run at Wimbledon
Fifteen-year-old Cori Gauff clawed her way back from a set and 5-2 down and saved two match points to beat Slovenia's Polona Hercog 3-6 7-6(7) 7-5 on Friday and reach the Wimbledon fourth round. The American teenager, ranked 313th in the world, had earned a match on Centre Court after capturing the public's imagination with her giant-killing exploits, including ousting former champion Venus Williams in the first round.
NHL notebook: Sullivan gets four-year extension with Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan agreed to a contract extension through the 2023-24 season on Friday. Sullivan's extension will begin after the 2019-20 campaign. He has won two Stanley Cup titles since becoming Penguins coach in December 2015.
Report: Leonard's indecision could delay Davis trade
While seemingly most other NBA free agents picked their 2019-20 teams the moment the June 30 negotiating period opened, NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard has the basketball world waiting. And waiting. Now his indecisiveness could push back the Los Angeles Lakers' acquisition of All-Star Anthony Davis, if only briefly.
Young attackers are key for U.S. in Mexico Gold Cup showdown
One of international football’s newest but fiercest rivalries will resume on Sunday when the United States take on Mexico in the Gold Cup final and the U.S. coach is betting on a growing young strike partnership to bring him his first title. Gregg Berhalter has been in charge of the United States less than a year but after some poor results before the tournament he has assuredly guided his team to the final with a record of 15 goals for and one against.
Brazil primed for home Copa triumph, wary of upset threat
Brazil have lifted the trophy every time they have hosted the Copa America and will look to maintain this perfect record with a first major tournament triumph since 2007 when they take on Peru in Sunday's final. Anything less than victory for South America's most populous nation and most successful national team at the Maracana will be deemed a monumental failure, however, and could cost Tite his job regardless of the steady progress the coach has overseen.
Nadal's draw gets tougher with resurgent Tsonga in third round
After Rafa Nadal won a thrilling four-set encounter with Nick Kyrgios, the Spaniard repeated his lament that he had got a tough draw at the All England Club, ahead of his third-round clash against Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Saturday. Although Nadal is ranked second in the world, his absence from numerous grasscourt tournaments ultimately gave him the third seeding at Wimbledon, prompting him to complain before the tournament got underway.
Cycling: Froome out of hospital after horror crash
Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome came out of hospital and returned home on Friday, more than three weeks after a high-speed crash ruled him out of this year's race. Team Ineos rider Froome, 34, struck a wall at 54kph while on a training ride during the Criterium du Dauphine on June 12, suffering multiple fractures.
DeChambeau shoots career best 62 to grab lead in Minnesota
Bryson DeChambeau fired a PGA Tour career best round of nine-under-par 62 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the inaugural 3M Open. The 25-year-old American bagged nine birdies to vault up the leaderboard and was 14-under after 36 bogey-free holes at the TPC Twin Cities course in Minnesota.
Midfielder Lavelle says she'll play in Women's World Cup final
Midfielder Rose Lavelle pronounced herself ready to go on Friday, two days before the United States will take on the Netherlands in the final of the Women's World Cup at Lyon, France. Lavelle, 24, left the semifinal game against England on Tuesday in the 65th minute with hamstring discomfort.
MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera suspended for rest of season
Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera was suspended for the remainder of the 2019 season without pay for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. Herrera's suspension will include the postseason should the Phillies qualify, and the ban is retroactive to June 24. MLB said that Herrera agreed not to appeal the discipline, which is related to a May 27 incident in Atlantic City, N.J. The legal charges against Herrera were dismissed earlier this week.