Sport in brief
Jamel Herring set up a super-featherweight title defence against Carl Frampton after defeating Jonathan Oquendo by disqualification in Las Vegas. Herring was comfortably ahead when Oquendo was disqualified for repeated headbutts. “I wasn’t too satisfied with my performance, to be honest with you,” said the American. “I still want the Carl Frampton fight next by all means. November, December, whatever. I still want that fight next.”
Ott Tanak won his home race for Hyundai as Estonia made its world rally championship debut in a season stalled by the Covid-19 pandemic. The reigning champion finished 22.2 seconds clear of team-mate Craig Breen with Toyota’s French driver Sebastien Ogier third.
Adrian Peterson is joining the Detroit Lions on a one-year deal. The move reunites Peterson, who was released by Washington last week, with Darrell Bevell, his former offensive coordinator at the Minnesota Vikings.