Olympic gold medal marathoner and Maine native Joan Benoit Samuelson will compete Sunday on a relay team at the KeyBank Vermont City Marathon in Burlington.
The two-time Boston Marathon winner, now 57, is expected to run the opening two legs – 9.1 miles – for a team that includes three Vermont high school standouts.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Real Madrid won a record 10th European title, scoring three times in the second period of extra time to beat Atletico Madrid 4-1 in Lisbon, Portgual.
Gareth Bale scored on a header in the 110th minute, Marcelo connected in the 118th, and Cristiano Ronaldo capped the spree on a penalty kick.
MLS: Patrick Mullins and Diego Fagundez scored and New England extended its unbeaten streak to seven with a 2-1 victory in Foxborough, Massachusetts, over D.C. United.
The Revolution (7-3-2) are 6-0-1 in their last seven matches, having outscored their foes 19-6.
U.S. CHAMPIONSHIPS: Former Olympian Taylor Phinney roared to victory in the time trials at the U.S. championships, his time of 37 minutes, 48 seconds for the 19-mile course through Chattanooga, Tennessee, nearly a minute better than that of defending champ Tom Zirbel.
GIRO D’ITALIA: Enrico Battaglin sprinted to victory on a tough uphill finish to claim the 14th stage in Oropa as the race hit the first of the high mountains.
LACROSSE: Attackman Kyle Keenan scored four goals, Jordan Wolf had three goals and two assists, and top-seeded Duke defeated No. 5 Denver 15-12 in the NCAA semifinals in Baltimore.
Duke will seek its second straight national championship and third overall Monday against sixth-need Notre Dame, which beat No. 7 Maryland 11-6.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Finland blanked the Czech Republic 3-0 in the semifinals at Minsk, Belarus, to set up a final against Russia, which beat defending champion Sweden 3-1 in a matchup of the last two titleholders.
NFL: The Kansas City Chiefs signed first-round pick Dee Ford, putting the final player from this year’s draft class under contract as the team began a three-day rookie minicamp.
Ford played defensive end at Auburn, but the Chiefs view him as a pass-rushing outside linebacker.
• Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that the team’s name is “respectful” toward Native Americans.
On Thursday, half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to change the name, saying it is a racist slur.
NUREMBERG CUP: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada defeated Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in Germany to win her first WTA title.
OPEN DE NICE: Second-seeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia maintained his perfect record in ATP tour finals as he defeated Federico Delbonis 6-1, 7-6 (5) for his sixth career tournament victory.
STRASBOURG INTERNATIONAL: Monica Puig became the first Puerto Rican to win a WTA title by beating Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-4, 6-3 in France.
– From news service reports