ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES: Former NCAA champ Tom Shields won the 100-meter butterfly final, overshadowing the head-to-head matchup between Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte.

Shields, who won five NCAA titles in three years at California, won the final in 52.12 seconds. Lochte was second at 52.52, with Phelps – the world-record holder in the event – third at 52.59.


NHL: More than 400 people have offered to give part of their liver to ailing Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk, a day after his family and the team made a public appeal.

Melnyk, 55, has been hospitalized for three weeks.


WNBA: Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson were suspended seven games each for their domestic violence arrest last month.

Griner plays for the Phoenix Mercury and Johnson for the Tulsa Shock. The players got married last week in Phoenix.

NCAA: The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee has recommended reducing the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds.

The NCAA experimented with a 30-second shot clock during the NIT and CIT tourneys and the rules committee recommended making it permanent for 2015-16.


ITALIAN OPEN: Rafael Nadal was beaten 7-6 (7), 6-2 by eighth-seeded Stan Wawrinka in the quarterfinals in Rome.


NFL: The Kansas City Chiefs signed their three remaining draft picks, including first-round selection Marcus Peters, bringing all nine under contract before rookie minicamp.

– From staff and news services

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