BASEBALL

Jake Mangum hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning and finished with four RBI as the Binghamton Rumble Ponies completed a doubleheader sweep against the Portland Sea Dogs with a 5-3 win Saturday night at Hadlock Field.

Cole Gordon pitched a three-hitter in the opener and Carlos Rincon drove in three runs, leading Binghamton to a 4-0 victory.

In the nightcap, Cameron Cannon’s first Double-A home run – a two-run shot in the third inning – and Jeisson Rosario’s solo homer in the fourth erased Binghamton’s early 3-0 advantage. But the Rumble Ponies took advantage of three walks by reliever Jose Disla to regain the lead in the sixth.

The Sea Dogs finished with just four hits in Game 2.

SOCCER

MLS: Adam Buksa scored twice, Tajon Buchanan and Emmanuel Boateng each added a goal and an assist and the MLS-leading New England Revolution beat FC Cincinnati, 4-1 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

New England (15-3-4) has won seven of its last nine games, including the last four in a row.

ENGLAND: Second-half goals by Aymeric Laporte and substitutes Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez completed Manchester City’s 5-0 win over Norwich.

• Liverpool also got its second straight win to start the Premier League season, beating Burnley 2-0 on goals by Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane.

SPAIN: Memphis Depay earned Barcelona a 1-1 draw at Athletic Bilbao with a goal in the 75th minute, helping his new team avoid its first defeat in the post-Lionel Messi era.

TENNIS

SOUTHERN & WESTERN OPEN: Top-ranked Ash Barty advanced to the women’s final against unseeded Jil Teichmann, and fourth-seeded Andrey Rublev will play No. 3 Alexander Zverev for the men’s title in Mason, Ohio.

Rublev came from behind to upset top-seeded Daniil Medvedev, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the first men’s semifinal. Zverev shook off stomach issues that prompted a visit from medical personnel as he outlasted second-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (4).

Barty used a strong service game to survive a challenge from No. 22 Angelique Kerber in a 6-2, 7-5 victory. Teichmann, a wild-card entry, dumped fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova, 6-2, 6-4.

BASKETBALL

WNBA: Skylar Diggins-Smith had 25 points and seven assists, Diana Taurasi added 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the visiting Phoenix Mercury beat the Atlanta Dream, 84-69, for their fourth straight win.

HOCKEY

WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Brianna Decker and Kendall Coyne Schofield each had a goal and an assist and the nine-time champion United States beat Switzerland 3-0 late Friday night in Calgary, Alberta, in its tournament opener.

Grace Zumwinkle also scored for the United States and Alex Cavallini made 10 saves. Andrea Braendli stopped 55 shots for Switzerland.

Earlier, Sarah Fillier broke a tie midway through the third period and Canada rallied to beat Finland, 5-3.

CYCLING

SPANISH VUELTA: Fabio Jakobsen sprinted to win the eighth stage in La Manga del Mar Menor, Spain, while Primoz Roglic kept the lead before the race returns to the mountains.

Jakobsen crossed almost a complete bike length ahead of Alberto Dainese at the end of a 107-mile flat trek from Santa Pola to La Manga del Mar Menor. Jakobsen also won stage four at this edition of the race, as well as two stages in 2019.

• Alejandro Valverde had surgery on his collarbone that he broke during a Friday crash that knocked him out of the race. Valverde, 41, crashed on a descent and fell hard on his right shoulder before sliding off the road.

OLYMPICS

MEDALIST HONORED: Turkmenistan lauded its first Olympic medal winner at a lavish ceremony where she was showered with gifts. Weightlifter Polina Guryeva, 21, lifted a total 217 kilograms in the 59-kilogram category to win silver at the Tokyo Games. It was the first Olympic medal for the gas-rich Central Asian country since it won independence in the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.

Turkmenistan’s authoritarian president, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, who is a fan of sports, presented Guryeva with an apartment, a luxury sports utility vehicle and $50,000 in cash.


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