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Sports Briefing | Basketball: U.S. Rallies Over Turkey in World Cup Rematch

Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis added all of his 19 in the second half, and the United States rebounded from an uncharacteristic halftime deficit to beat Turkey, 98-77.

Roundup: Grand Slam by Hardy Lifts Orioles Over Twins

Baltimore’s J. J. Hardy hit the fourth grand slam of his career, and Nelson Cruz added his 35th homer, which leads the major leagues, in a victory over Minnesota.

Even at U.S. Open Practice Session, Roger Federer Is Hottest Draw to Fans

For many people attending the tournament, watching Federer’s prematch hit with his coach was a more attractive option than watching a real match.

With Power Ruling the Game, Monica Niculescu’s Slicing Forehand Stands Out at the U.S. Open

Niculescu’s forehand shot is usually a slice, a rare strategy that has had mixed success, but often takes opponents by surprise.

Postcard From Saratoga Springs: Tom Durkin, the Voice of New York Horse Racing, Retires

Tom Durkin, who called more than 80,000 horse races with an imaginative and captivating style, worked his final race on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course.

On Tennis: Odd Strokes Delight in Era of Uniformity at U.S. Open

Looking to mimic the likes of Roger Federer and Serena Williams, professional tennis players have adopted many similarities in their swings, with some exciting exceptions.

Tony Stewart’s Return to Sprint Cup Series Ends With Blowout

Stewart crashed into a barrier and blew a tire in his return to Nascar competition Sunday. He had taken a three-week hiatus from racing after his car fatally struck a fellow driver at a short-track ev

N.F.L. Roundup: 49ers’ Ray McDonald Is Arrested on Felony Domestic Violence Charges

The allegations concerning McDonald, a defensive end, came days after the N.F.L. announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence.

Chris Kirk’s Torrid Round May Alter Some Ryder Cup Plans

Kirk, ranked 14th in Ryder Cup points, shot a 64 at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Sunday, and he could improve his chances to be picked for the Ryder Cup team with another solid round Monday.

Marc Márquez Continues Dominance With British Grand Prix Win

The Spanish motorcycle rider Marc Márquez, 21, is a phenomenon known for his aggressive racing techniques, but he has maintained a humble off-track persona.

On College Football: A Donor’s Passion Animates the Gamecocks’ Success

Joe Rice, a South Carolina alumnus who has donated about $5 million to the university’s athletic program, and other boosters could become more essential as a result of the O’Bannon ruling.

Millionaire Chess to Hit Las Vegas, in Gambit to Raise Game’s Profile With Big Prizes

The tournament is intended to be the first step in a multiyear plan to organize and run tournaments with big prize funds.

Q. And A.: Andy Murray Discusses Favorite Courts, and the Future

The British tennis player Andy Murray said he enjoyed Shanghai and Acapulco, and he sees himself remaining in sports, tennis or otherwise, after his playing days are behind him.

Upsets Persist at U.S. Open as Caroline Wozniacki Ousts Maria Sharapova

Caroline Wozniacki, who had not advanced past the Open’s fourth round since 2011, threw one more wrench into the women’s draw, ousting fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova.

Mets 6, Phillies 5: Wright Steps Up as Hitter and Guru to Help Mets Outlast the Phillies

David Wright saved the rookie Dilson Herrera from an embarrassing error and had two hits. He also had a run batted in, his first in 14 games.

Blue Jays 4, Yankees 3: Jays Honor Jeter in Final Visit but Treat His Team Rudely

The star shortstop had a chance to tie the game in the ninth inning after a 3-0 Yankees lead evaporated, but a lineout to second base ended it.

U.S. Open 2014: Gilles Simon Ousts David Ferrer

Gilles Simon, seeded 26th, defeated fourth-seeded David Ferrer to become the first man at this United States Open to send a top-10 seed home, on a day when rain suspended play for about two hours.

Sports Briefing | Little League: Member of Top U.S. Little League Team Is Reportedly Homeless

Offers of help are pouring in after a newspaper article revealed that the family of a player who represented Chicago in the Little League World Series had been homeless.

Sports Briefing | Cycling: Valverde Keeps Lead at Vuelta a España

Nacer Bouhanni of France won a windy eighth stage of the Vuelta a España, and Alejandro Valverde kept the overall leader’s red jersey.

Analysis: To Beat Kvitova, Krunic Was Tough Between Points and Quick During Them

Aleksandra Krunic said she ignored the scoreboard and focused on making third-seeded Petra Kvitova move in her upset victory at the U.S. Open.