Vonn breaks ankle in training
Lindsey Vonn has another injury to worry about after fracturing an ankle in a training crash in New Zealand. "Unfortunately I crashed today and have a small fracture in my ankle," the American skier said on Twitter yesterday. She was heading home to Colorado to have the ankle examined. Vonn, who won her seventh World Cup downhill title last season, didn't say which ankle was injured. She used the hashtag "minorsetback" in her tweet, indicating she didn't think the injury was very serious.
Colts sign Hilton to $65M deal
Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton agreed to a five-year extension worth $65 million, with $39 million guaranteed. Agent Drew Rosenhaus said the deal makes Hilton the NFL's fourth-highest-paid receiver, behind the Lions' Calvin Johnson, the Cowboys' Dez Bryant and the Broncos' Demaryius Thomas. Hilton had 214 receptions, 3,289 yards and 19 touchdowns in his first three seasons and had a career-high 82 catches each of the last two seasons . . . Chiefs safety Eric Berry is ready to play tomorrow night against the Cardinals, about nine months after being diagnosed with lymphoma. Berry is expected to play with the first- and second-team defenses in the first half. Berry was deemed cancer-free during the summer . . . Peyton Manning isn't expected to play tonight in the Broncos' preseason opener at Seattle.
Weidman to face Rockhold on Dec. 12
Chris Weidman (13-0, 9-0 UFC) of Baldwin will defend his UFC middleweight title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 in Las Vegas on Dec. 12. It will serve as the co-main event, with Jose Aldo defending his featherweight title against interim champion Conor McGregor in the main event.
League, officials agree to new contractThe NBA and the National Basketball Referees Association have reached a deal on a seven-year collective-bargaining agreement. The league and the referees' union announced the deal yesterday. It replaces the agreement that was set to expire at the end of the upcoming season.
Red Bulls' Perrinelle suspended for two gamesNew York Red Bulls defender Damien Perrinelle was suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed amount by MLS for endangering the safety of an opponent in a 2-0 victory over New York City FC on Sunday night. Perrinelle will sit out games tomorrow against Toronto FC and Aug. 26 against the Chicago Fire.
TENNISSerena rolls on in Toronto
Top-ranked Serena Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Andrea Petkovic in the Rogers Cup in Toronto. Simona Halep beat Angelique Kerber, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 . . . In the men's division in Montreal, Novak Djokovic beat American Jack Sock, 6-2, 6-1.
NCAA will use no-ad scoring system
The NCAA Division I men's and women's tennis championships will use the no-ad scoring format starting next spring. The NCAA Division I Competition Oversight Committee announced the decision yesterday. In no-ad scoring, when a game is tied at 40-40, the player who wins the next point wins the game. Under regular scoring rules, a player must win a deuce game by two points. -- AP