COLLEGES

Bowdoin men’s tennis wins in quarterfinals

Kyle Wolfe, Luke Trinka, Jerry Jiang, Gil Roddy and Grant Urken each won singles matches as Bowdoin erased a 3-0 deficit to rally for a 5-4 men’s tennis win over Johns Hopkins in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III tournament Monday at Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Bowdoin improves to 18-3 this season.

WOMEN’S TENNIS: Tiffany Cheng and Joulia Likhanskaia battled back from 4-2 and 6-5 deficits during an NCAA Division III quarterfinal win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Kalamazoo, Michigan.

The Polar Bears (15-6) face Williams at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

WOMEN’S RUGBY: The University of New England will kick off its first varsity season in collegiate women’s rugby this September. The Nor’easters open their home schedule against Harvard on Sept. 17. UNE has competed as a club team since 2012.

FOOTBALL

NFL: National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, according to a senior House Democrat.

New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone says the league tried to strong-arm the National Institutes of Health into taking the project away from a researcher that the NFL feared was biased.

The NFL had agreed to donate $30 million to the NIH to fund brain research but backed out after the institutes refused to take a $16 million grant away from prominent Boston University researcher Robert Stern.

HORSE RACING

BELMONT: Two days after his first-ever loss, Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist has developed a fever, holding up plans for a rematch with Preakness winner Exaggerator in the Belmont Stakes.

OLYMPICS

CRIME: Spain’s Olympic gold-medal winning sailor Fernando Echavarri said he’s “lucky to have survived” after being robbed at gunpoint in crime-plagued Rio de Janeiro as he and two fellow Spaniards walked to breakfast.

PREP SCHOOLS

BOYS’ LACROSSE: Nate McCrone scored the winning goal in overtime to lift Berwick Academy to a 9-8 win over Hyde at South Berwick.