Heat guard Richardson will miss camp with injury

Josh Richardson is bracing to be sidelined for the next six to eight weeks, a timetable that virtually ensures he will miss the entirety of Miami Heat training camp and calls into question his availability to start the season.

The Heat shooting guard partially tore the MCL in his right knee on Friday in an offseason workout.

COLLEGE: Illinois sophomore guard Jalen Coleman-Lands has broken a bone in his right hand and is expected to be sidelined for about eight weeks.

The University of Illinois athletic department says Coleman-Lands broke the bone during a workout Wednesday and had surgery Friday.


SPANISH VUELTA: Nairo Quintana is poised to win the Spanish Vuelta after protecting his lead over Chris Froome in a grueling penultimate stage in the southern mountains in Alto De Altana, Spain.

Barring an accident or incident on the final stage’s traditional arrival in Madrid, the Colombian riding for Movistar will add the Vuelta to the 2014 Giro d’Italia on his Grand Tour list of honors.

Pierre-Roger Latour of France won the 193-kilometer (120-mile) stage traversing three category-two ascents from Benidorm to a special-category finish at the Alto de Aitana summit in over five hours.


PREMIER LEAGUE: Leicester’s post-championship hangover continued as it lost to an impressive Liverpool 4-1 in Liverpool, England.

The Reds dominated for large parts, and took advantage of their early pressure to go up 2-0 about 30 minutes in.

SPANISH LEAGUE: Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique likely thought that a match against promoted Alaves would be a good opportunity to give most of his stars the day off.

The defending La Liga champions guessed wrong, as Alaves pulled off a stunning 2-1 upset at Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain.

Not even Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Andres Iniesta going in for the last half hour could turn around a result that left Real Madrid alone at the top of the table after three rounds.

MLS: Diego Fagundez had a goal and an assist to help the New England Revolution beat New York City FC 3-1 at Foxborough, Massachusetts.

The Revolution (8-12-9) have won two straight to close within a point of Orlando City for the sixth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.


WORLD CUP: John Tavares of the New York Islanders scored twice to lead Canada to a 5-2 victory against the United States in a World Cup of Hockey exhibition at Ottawa, Ontario.

Logan Couture, Jay Bouwmeester and Matt Duchene also scored for Canada. Braden Holtby allowed two goals on 13 shots, and Corey Crawford faced 10 shots in 26:28 of ice time.

Ryan McDonagh and John Carlson scored for the U.S. Cory Schneider started the game and allowed four goals on 24 shots, and Ben Bishop, who came in for the third period, allowed one goal on 14 shots.


TICKET SCALPING: A judge in Brazil has set the house arrest conditions for eight of the 10 people charged with ticket scalping, conspiracy, and ambush marketing during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

The conditions are the same already imposed on Ireland’s top Olympic official, Pat Hickey, and countryman Kevin Mallon.

– News service report