Surgery for 76ers top pick Simmons
No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons likely will need surgery for a broken bone in his right foot. Philadelphia 76ers president Bryan Colangelo said yesterday no decision had been made and there was no timetable for how long Simmons would be out of action. Simmons fractured the fifth metatarsal bone.
Kings’ Collison suspended eight games
Sacramento Kings guard Darren Collison has been suspended eight games without pay by the NBA because of a domestic violence incident involving his wife. Collison pleaded guilty Sept. 2 to misdemeanor domestic battery.
Sky forces Game 4 with Sparks
Courtney Vandersloot scored 17 points and the Chicago Sky held off the Los Angeles Sparks, 70-66, to force a Game 4 in the WNBA semifinals.
Kim takes Reignwood LPGA Classic
In-Kyung Kim, 28, won the Reignwood LPGA Classic for her first LPGA Tour victory in six years, making an eagle and a birdie on the two late par 5s to lead a South Korean sweep of the top three places. Kim shot a 7-under 66 at Reignwood Pine Valley in Beijing.
Truex Jr. rolls in Delaware
Martin Truex Jr. dominated at Dover International Speedway in Delaware for his second win in the first three Chase races. The field was sliced from 16 drivers to 12.
New York Flash heads to NWSL final
Lynn Williams scored twice in overtime and the Western New York Flash beat the host Portland Thorns, 4-3, for a spot in the National Women’s Soccer League championship game. The Flash will play the Washington Spirit for the league title Sunday in Houston. — AP