Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.
Golf-Swede Broberg hangs on to win KLM Open
Sweden’s Kristoffer Broberg held on for a three-shot victory at the KLM Open on Sunday after shooting a level-par 72 in the final round at the Bernardus Golf Course in Cromvoirt, Netherlands. Broberg’s victory had looked like a formality after he began the day eight shots clear of the field but the 35-year-old struggled for rhythm, making bogeys on the third, 12th and the 14th holes to finish 23-under for the tournament.
NFL roundup: Lamar Jackson rallies Ravens past Chiefs
Odafe Oweh recovered a fumble with 1:20 remaining Sunday, allowing the Baltimore Ravens to stop the last possession by Kansas City and beat the Chiefs 36-35 at Baltimore. The fumble by the Chiefs’ Clyde Edwards-Helaire enabled Lamar Jackson to ice the upset with a fourth-down keeper, moving the chains and letting Baltimore run out the clock. Although the Ravens played short-handed with 16 players already on injured reserve, Jackson willed his first victory in four matchups against Patrick Mahomes and the two-time defending AFC champion Chiefs.
Nationals C Alex Avila announces retirement
Washington Nationals catcher Alex Avila said Sunday that he is retiring after the season. The 34-year-old Avila is completing his 13th major league campaign. The Nationals are his sixth team.
Soccer-Borja goal shocks Flamengo as Gremio leave Rio with 1-0 win
Colombian striker Miguel Borja scored on the stroke of halftime to give Gremio a surprise 1-0 win way at Flamengo on Sunday and hand the Rio de Janeiro club their first league defeat in five matches. Borja rose between two Flamengo defenders to head home a cross from the left in first-half stoppage time to give the Porto Alegre club all three points.
Climbing-Global group apologises to Austrian climber for ‘objectification’ in broadcast
The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) condemned the “objectification of the human body” and issued an apology to Austria’s Johanna Farber for images broadcast during the World Championships in Moscow last week. Multiple media reports cited criticism of the event’s broadcaster for showing a close-up replay of Farber, which they called inappropriate, while she was competing in the women’s boulder semi-finals.
Pirates recall Max Kranick, place Bryse Wilson on 10-day IL
The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled righthanded pitcher Max Kranick from Triple-A Indianapolis and will start him against the Miami Marlins on Sunday. He replaces fellow right-hander Bryse Wilson, who was added to the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain.
Soccer-Chelsea’s Tuchel says Pulisic doubtful for Villa clash
Chelsea’s American forward Christian Pulisic is still recovering from an ankle injury sustained on international duty this month and Wednesday’s League Cup game against Aston Villa will likely come too soon for him, manager Thomas Tuchel said. The 23-year-old picked up the problem in the United States 4-1 win over Honduras and missed Chelsea’s 1-0 Champions League win over Zenit St Petersburg and Sunday’s 3-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.
Motorcycling-Bagnaia holds off Quartararo to win in San Marino
Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia survived a late charge from world championship leader Fabio Quartararo to win the San Marino Grand Prix on Sunday and claim a second straight MotoGP victory.
Pole-sitter Bagnaia led by 2.7 seconds at one stage before Quartararo closed the gap in the final laps, cutting the Italian’s advantage to two-tenths of a second.
MLB roundup: Cardinals edge Padres for 8th straight win
Edmundo Sosa, Harrison Bader, and Dylan Carlson each drove in two runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals edged the visiting San Diego Padres 8-7 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. Tyler O’Neill scored three runs and drove in another for the Cardinals, who extended their winning streak to eight games.
Soccer-Icardi strikes late to give PSG win over Lyon on Messi’s home debut
A late Mauro Icardi strike earned Paris St Germain a last-gasp 2-1 home victory against Olympique Lyonnais with Lionel Messi making a limited impact on his Parc des Prince’s debut on Sunday. Icardi headed home from Kylian Mbappe’s cross four minutes into stoppage time after Neymar had leveled with a penalty following Lucas Paqueta’s second-half opener as leaders PSG maintained their perfect record with 18 points. (This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
Sports News Roundup: Golf-Swede Broberg hangs on to win KLM Open; NFL roundup: Lamar Jackson rallies Ravens past Chiefs and more