Shiffrin’s remarkable run extends lead in standings

A stunning run by Mikaela Shiffrin won her the Alpine combined race at Crans Montona, Switzerland, to extend her advantage in the overall standings.

Shiffrin was seventh after the super-G portion and the American knew she could make it up in her favorite discipline.

And so it proved as Shiffrin blew away her rivals on the final third of the course to finish 0.7 seconds above Federica Brignone and 0.85 seconds ahead of Ilka Stuhec, who is the American’s closest challenger for the overall title.

MEN’S WORLD CUP: Norwegian Kjetil Jansrud secured the men’s World Cup super-G title at Kvitfjell, Norway, as Peter Fill won the race.

The reigning Olympic super-G champion, Jansrud finished seventh to secure the super-G title with a race to spare as he leads by 126 points over Aleksander Aamodt Kilde.

NORDIC: Russia won the men’s cross-country skiing team sprint at the world championships after a dramatic last-lap crash wrecked the chances of the two leading teams at Lahti, Finland.

Norway’s Emil Iversen was fighting for the lead with Finland’s Iivo Niskanen but they collided as the Finn moved to overtake on the inside of the final bend.

Sergei Ustyugov took the win for Russia, overtaking Italian Federico Pellegrino on the final stretch to win by 2.2 seconds.


DELRAY BEACH OPEN: Top-seeded Milos Raonic withdrew from the final after injuring his hamstring a day earlier, giving the title to Jack Sock.

Raonic slightly tore his right hamstring Saturday night, feeling a sharp pain while chasing down a drop shot in his semifinal victory over Juan Martin del Potro.

RIO OPEN: Dominic Thiem won on his favorite surface of clay at Rio de Janeiro, a win he hopes will jump-start his season after a slow start.

Thiem claimed his eighth ATP singles title and his sixth on clay with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.


ENGLAND: In Sunday’s only Premier League game, Harry Kane scored a first-half hat trick before setting up Dele Alli’s strike in a 4-0 win as Tottenham moved to second in the standings, 10 points behind Chelsea.

Tottenham’s eighth successive league win at White Hart Lane equals the club record set in 2009.

n Zlatan Ibrahimovic powered in a late header at London to win the League Cup for Manchester United, sealing a 3-2 victory over Southampton after a two-goal lead was thrown away by Jose Mourinho’s team.

Mourinho became the first manager in United history to win a trophy in his first season, adding to his three League Cup triumphs with Chelsea.


NFL: Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam faces marijuana, oxycodone and reckless driving charges after being arrested in Miami Beach.

Miami-Dade County jail records show Elam was arrested Sunday. He was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver or sell and possession of a controlled substance, oxycodone. He was being held on $15,500 bail.

The Panthers re-signed defensive end Mario Addison to a three-year contract.

Addison had a career-high 91/2 sacks last season for Carolina, including eight in the final nine games.