BASEBALL

Warren’s single gives On Target a Twilight win

Sam Warren hit a walkoff single in the seventh to lead On Target (7-2) to a 2-1 victory over Patriot Insurance (3-6) at St. Joe’s in a Twilight League game.

Tanner Laberge gave Patriot a 1-0 lead with a bases-loaded single in the third.

With the game tied 1-1 in the bottom of the seventh and the bases loaded, Warren faced an 0-2 count before driving in the winning run.

Nick Whittaker (3-0) of On Target pitched four innings in relief, allowing one hit and striking out four.

EMPIRE LEAGUE: Tarik El-Arbour hit a two-run double in the eighth inning to lead the Sullivan Explorers (14-14) over the host Old Orchard Beach Surge (16-12).

Shaun Cooper led Old Orchard with three hits while Bryan White had two singles, two RBI and a run scored.

COLLEGES

FOOTBALL: Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh has canceled a trip to Samoa for a football camp due to reported Zika virus cases on the islands.

Harbaugh was scheduled to be in Samoa on Thursday. He recently announced his wife, Sarah, is pregnant.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: North Carolina State is postponing an August trip to Italy for its men’s basketball program until 2017 amid a terrorism travel alert from the U.S. State Department.

The school issued a statement Friday saying the decision was made in “an abundance of caution.”

Former five-star recruit Malik Newman is transferring from Mississippi State to Kansas, where he will be forced to redshirt during the upcoming season and be classified as a sophomore beginning in 2017-18.

The 6-foot-3 Newman declared for the NBA draft following the season, but chose to return to school after the annual scouting combine.

FOOTBALL

NFL: Former Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman was sentenced to five years in prison for a conviction on a sexual assault charge from a 2014 incident at a Dallas-area hotel.

Baltimore Ravens tight end Darren Waller was given a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.

A federal judge in California refused to dismiss a lawsuit by 1,500 former NFL players claiming the teams and their training staffs routinely dispensed a range of powerful drugs, often without prescriptions, to mask pain and injuries and get players on the field without regard for their long-term health.

SOCCER

SPAIN: Neymar’s contract with Barcelona has been extended until 2021 with a buyout clause that could reach $278 million.

ASIA: The Asian Football Confederation says it has banned two referees from Thailand for life for match-fixing.

CYCLING

TOUR DE FRANCE: Cyclists suspected of using hidden motors will be stopped even in the middle of a stage, said UCI president Brian Cookson.

The International Cycling Union is deploying a magnetic resonance test and thermal cameras to catch any cheats.

The race starts on Saturday at Mont-Saint-Michel.

The first suspicion of mechanical doping emerged in 2010 when Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara was forced to deny he won Paris-Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders with the help of an electric bike after a video appeared to show him pushing a button on the handlebars during both races. Bike checks were introduced, and have been carried out by the UCI at its events.


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