Reuters Sports News Summary

Reuters

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.

Athletics: Lyles romps to 200m victory in Paris

World championship favorite Noah Lyles stormed to the year's second fastest 200 meters, 19.65 seconds, as he returned to competition at the Paris Diamond League meeting on Saturday. Reigning world champion Ramil Guliyev of Turkey was more than three-tenths of a second adrift in 20.01 and Canadian Aaron Brown finished third in 20.13.

Scroll to continue with content
Ad

MLB roundup: Turner, Gonsolin lead Dodgers over Yanks

Justin Turner hit a home run, and rookie Tony Gonsolin pitched five strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers held on for a 2-1 victory Saturday afternoon over the visiting New York Yankees. The Yankees loaded the bases with one out in the ninth inning against Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen on consecutive singles by Gleyber Torres and Brett Gardner, as well as a fielder's choice grounder by Gio Urshela when the Dodgers were late on the throw to second while trying to get Gardner.

NFL notebook: No timetable for Cam Newton’s return

Cam Newton might be in jeopardy of missing the Carolina Panthers' opener against the Los Angeles Rams on Sept. 8. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said "there is no timetable" for the quarterback's return, two days after Newton suffered a left mid-foot sprain in a preseason game against the New England Patriots. Newton exited the stadium in a walking boot and X-rays detected the sprain.

Indians lose 3B Ramirez with broken bone

Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez was placed on the 10-day injured list with a broken hamate bone in his right hand. Ramirez will be replaced on the roster by Yu Chang, who was pulled from the Triple-A Columbus Clippers roster Saturday night as a provisional big league replacement.

MLB notebook: Giants’ Sandoval to have Tommy John surgery

San Francisco Giants infielder Pablo Sandoval will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, the team announced Saturday. Sandoval last played on Aug. 9 and went on the 10-day injured list five days later. He was examined on Wednesday by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles, and the noted orthopedic surgeon recommended the reconstructive surgery in which the ulnar collateral ligament is repaired.

NFL: Colts quarterback Luck drops retirement bombshell

Emotional Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck stunned the NFL on Saturday by announcing his retirement at the age of 29, citing the toll of a relentless cycle of injuries, rehab and "pain". The former number one overall pick had been dealing with a lower leg problem that sidelined him during the pre-season but the news sent shockwaves through the league.

Thomas leads McIlroy, Koepka by 1 in storm-delayed Tour Championship

Justin Thomas holds the lead Saturday after the suspended third round of the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta. Thomas finished only five holes before officials halted play with vicious storms in the area Saturday. Unlike a day earlier, play didn't resume.

Athletics: Britain's Edoburun criticizes Coleman after U.S. doping agency charges

British sprinter Ojie Edoburun has criticized the conduct of American 100 meters champion Christian Coleman, who has been charged with a potential anti-doping rule violation by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for failing to properly file his whereabouts information. Coleman, who holds the year's fastest time of 9.81 seconds, faces an arbitration hearing next month ahead of the world championships, which begins in Doha on Sept. 28.

Packers to release former second-round pick S. Jones

Safety Josh Jones' time with the Green Bay Packers has come to an end. Jones took to social media on Sunday morning to declare that the Packers have informed him of his release. The team, however, has yet to make an official transaction.

Tennis: Is Kyrgios running out of time to mature?

Two weeks after receiving a record six-figure fine for his latest on-court meltdown, Nick Kyrgios returns to the U.S. Open with questions swirling over whether the mercurial Australian will ever mature in time to fulfill his vast potential. Kyrgios, the 28th seed who will play American Steve Johnson in the first round on Tuesday, arrives in New York on the back of a second round loss at the Cincinnati Masters where he again made headlines for all the wrong reasons.

What to Read Next