Mike Pelech scored a power-play goal with seven seconds left in the second period as the Atlanta Gladiators topped the Maine Mariners 5-2 Sunday in an ECHL game at the Cross Insurance Arena.

The loss ended Maine’s five-game winning streak at home.

Atlanta’s Cody Sylvester scored a power-play goal to make it 4-2 at 2:53 of the third period and Eric Neiley added an empty-net goal at 18:20 of the third.

Patrick Shea and Austin Albrecht scored for the Mariners, who have won 14 of 19 games since Jan. 4.



FRENCH LEAGUE: PSG forward Neymar was forced off the field on a stretcher after twisting his right ankle in a hard-fought 4-3 win against Lille in the French league.

Neymar picked up the injury at the start of the second half after the Brazil forward scored PSG’s second goal before the interval.

U.S. WOMEN: Mallory Swanson scored in the 45th minute, and the United States shut out Japan 1-0at Nashville, Tennessee, to remain undefeated in the SheBelieves Cup.

Goalkeeper Casey Murphy preserved the shutout with a a couple big saves, her first off a shot by Yui Hasegawa’s right foot right in front of the box in the 81st minute. Murphy made another big save early in the four minutes of stoppage time, smothering a left-footed shot by Jun Endo.


ROTTERDAM OPEN: Sixth-seeded Daniil Medvedev rallied past Jannik Sinner to win his 16th title.


Medvedev prevailed 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 in the indoor hard-court final against Sinner, who was looking for back-to-back titles following his victory at Montpellier, France.

ARGENTINA OPEN: Top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz won his first title since his milestone U.S. Open triumph by beating Cameron Norrie in straight sets at Buenos Aires.

Alcaraz overcame No. 12 Norrie 6-3, 7-5 in the clay-court final.


WORLDS: Greek racer AJ Ginnis finished runner-up to gold medalist Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway in slalom at the Alpine skiing world championships at Courchevel, France, to earn his country its first world championships medal in a Winter Olympic sport.

Kristoffersen posted the fastest-second run time as he improved from 16th position. Alex Vinatzer finished 0.38 behind to take bronze and earn the Italian men their first medal at these worlds.


First-run leader Manuel Feller of Austria dropped to seventh.


NBA: Kevin Love said he will sign with the Miami Heat for the remainder of the season once he clears waivers, a major add for a Miami team that is looking to move up in the Eastern Conference before the postseason begins.

Also, a person with knowledge of the matter said the Heat are finalizing plans to add another big man in free-agent center Cody Zeller, with that deal expected to be completed before the team gathers in Miami to begin practice following the All-Star break. That person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because Zeller’s contract has not been signed.


WORLD RECORD: Femke Bol broke a 40-year-old world indoor record in the women’s 400 meters, covering the distance in 49.26 seconds at Apeldoorn, Netherland.

The previous record of 49.59 was set by Jarmila Kratochvilova on March 7, 1982.

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