MUNICH (AP) Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has been ruled out for four weeks with a groin injury sustained while playing for the Netherlands.
Robben came off with less than half an hour played in his country's 1-0 home defeat Thursday by Iceland in a European Championship qualifier. Bayern says an examination by its team doctor Friday revealed a "muscle injury in the region of the left adductor." (MORE)
NEW YORK (AP) All in one fell swoop, Venus Williams eliminated one of the only two women who beat her younger sister this season and moved closer to a possible U.S. Open quarterfinal showdown against Serena.
Gathering herself after a mid-match dip in play Friday, Venus reeled off the last five games and beat 12th-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-3, 6-4 to reach the fourth round at Flushing Meadows for the first time since 2010. (MORE)
NORTON, Mass. (AP) Brendon de Jonge described his opening round Friday at the Deutsche Bank Championship as coming out of nowhere. Jordan Spieth's start - his third straight round over par - was becoming far too familiar for him.
De Jonge ran off seven birdies in calming conditions at the TPC Boston for a 6-under 65 that gave him a two-shot lead over nine players, including Rickie Fowler, Henrik Stenson and Luke Donald. (MORE)
PORTO, Portugal (AP) Porto wants clubs in the group stage of the lucrative Champions League to donate money from ticket sales to help thousands of migrants and refugees currently trying to enter Europe.
The Portuguese club sent a letter on Friday to European soccer's governing body UEFA, proposing each of the 32 clubs give 1 euro ($1.1) per ticket sold for the first two match days. (MORE)