Roger Federer produced one particularly brilliant backhand lob that he celebrated by wagging a finger overhead during a straight-set second-round victory at the U.S. Open.

Jacob deGrom pitched seven crisp innings and the Mets scored the tiebreaking runs when left fielder Grady Sizemore dropped an easy pop fly, handing New York a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.

Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.

Milwaukee right-hander Matt Garza pitched a simulated game in what likely was his final test before returning from the disabled list to the Brewers' rotation next week.

Chris Davis hit his fourth career grand slam and the Baltimore Orioles got a dominating pitching performance from Miguel Gonzalez in a 9-1 victory over the skidding Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

Maryland wide receiver Levern Jacobs and free safety A.J. Hendy have been suspended for the season for violating the school's student code of conduct.

The Detroit Tigers have promoted right-hander Evan Reed from Triple-A Toledo after a judge dismissed rape charges against the pitcher last week.

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni ousted the No. 2 player in the world with two straight aces.

Texas Tech has extended football coach Kliff Kingsbury's contract for three seasons through 2020.

Pirates right-hander Edinson Volquez lost his bid for a no-hitter when Devin Mesoraco reached on a leadoff single in the seventh inning for the Cincinnati Reds.

Kevin Harvick took yet another pole, this time with a big assist from Tony Stewart in the team owner's return to the track.

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards was on crutches Friday when he rejoined his teammates for the first time since his season-ending knee injury.

The Indiana Hoosiers released their 2014 men's basketball non-conference schedule on Friday.

Coach Dennis Allen says he expects to know who will start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders when the team returns to practice Monday.

Indiana will travel twice to Madison Square Garden in December, taking on national powerhouses Louisville and Georgetown this season.

First baseman Steve Pearce has left Baltimore's game against Minnesota with a right abdominal strain.

Will Power will start the final race in his IndyCar championship chase from the next-to-last spot on the grid. Way up front on the pole is Helio Castroneves, Power's teammate and the driver with the most realistic chance of catching him for the series title.

A look at Friday's play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

Will Power struggled in qualifying for the final race of the IndyCar season on Friday, leaving the series leader starting in 21st place when he chases his first championship.

Ryan Palmer took only 21 putts Friday at TPC Boston and birdied half of his holes. That gave him an 8-under 63 and a two-shot lead over Keegan Bradley after the opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship.

A big season in the minors put Dilson Herrera on deck as Daniel Murphy's potential replacement at second base for the New York Mets someday.

Sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych was pushed to five sets before moving on to the third round of the U.S. Open.

Frank Shannon's lawyer says the Oklahoma linebacker is innocent of sexual assault, and she believes coach Bob Stoops should allow her client to play in Saturday's opener against Louisiana Tech.

The mother of the football player involved in an alleged hazing incident at North Carolina said Friday the family is "worried about justice" for her son.

Indiana coach Lin Dunn's impending retirement isn't adding extra motivation for the Fever to win the Eastern Conference finals.

Tom Pernice Jr. and Bart Bryant matched the Canyon Meadows course record at 8-under 62 to share the first-round lead Friday in the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic.

Jesus Montero will not play baseball again this season for the Seattle Mariners' organization after a heated confrontation in the stands with a team scout during a minor league game in Boise, Idaho.

Sam Saunders shot his second straight 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the first of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals.

Will Power has struggled in qualifying for the final race of the IndyCar season, leaving the series leader starting in 21st place when he chases his first championship.

Saints rookie linebacker Ronald Powell said he felt as if he was waiting for a call-back after a job interview.

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