Thomas beats UNE 3-0 in men’s soccer

Adam LaBrie scored off a pass from Willie Clemons in the 17th minute and Thomas went on to a 3-0 men’s soccer win over the University of New England at Biddeford on Thursday.

Josh Emard extended the Terriers’ lead in the 70th minute on a one-timer off a pass from London Steede-Jackson. Thomas (3-2-1) tallied again six minutes later on a goal by DJ Nicholas, assisted by Tevin Reid and Steede-Jackson.


MOSELLE OPEN: Second-seeded David Goffin of Belgium beat Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals in Metz, France.

The 14th-ranked Goffin, who won this tournament in 2014, had four aces and did not face a single break point on his serve.

ST. PETERSBURG OPEN: Milos Raonic was surprisingly ousted by local hope Mikhail Youzhny 2-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4 in the second round at St. Petersburg, Russia.

Raonic, the world No. 6 who came to St. Petersburg as the reigning champion and had a first-round bye, has lost three of his last four matches on tour.


EUROPEAN TOUR: Bernd Wiesberger shot nine birdies and one eagle to lead by two strokes in the European Open after a shortened opening day at Bad Griesbach, Germany.

Play started 3 hours, 25 minutes late because of fog, and some leading contenders did not complete the first round.


NHL: Saying his recent off-ice legal problems “come with the territory” of being a professional athlete, Buffalo forward Evander Kane acknowledged he needs to be more careful when putting himself in potentially troublesome situations.

“These things unfortunately happen more often than not, and they’re becoming more and more prevalent each and every day if you look around other sports,” Kane said.

He was arrested in July, a month after allegedly grabbing three women by the hair and neck in separate instances during an altercation at a downtown Buffalo bar.


OWENS AWARD: The first Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award will recognize the late Muhammad Ali.

The Owens Award was started this year, the 80th anniversary of Owens’ four-gold-medal performance at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, and is to be presented annually to recognize people who have served as an inspiration in society.

Ali won the gold medal at the Rome 1960 Olympics.

DOPING: The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee reiterated his support for allowing some Russians to compete at the Rio Games and said that to fix worldwide doping problems, “we can’t devolve into a Cold War mentality of us versus them.”

Chairman Larry Probst supported the International Olympic Committee’s near-unanimous rubber-stamping of IOC President Thomas Bach’s decision to avoid a blanket ban of the Russians from the Olympics.


ENGLAND: American defender Cameron Carter-Vickers made his debut for Tottenham.

The 18-year-old, a son of former Denver Nuggets guard Howard Carter, played the entire match at central defender in a 5-0 win over third-tier Gilligham in the third round of the English League Cup.

His father helped LSU reach the 1981 NCAA Final Four and played for Denver in 1983-84 and Dallas in 1984.