Ron­aldo scores goal amid rape al­le­ga­tions

Albany Times Union - Sunday - - SPORTS -

UDINE, Italy — Cris­tiano Ron­aldo scored in Ju­ven­tus’ 2-0 vic­tory over Udi­nese in the Ital­ian league Satur­day, a week af­ter a Ne­vada woman filed a civil law­suit ac­cus­ing him of rape nine years ago.

The goal, Ron­aldo’s fourth of the sea­son, was met by a mix of ap­plause and boos.

Late in the first half of the Serie A match, Ron­aldo found the tar­get with a pow­er­ful an­gled shot into the far cor­ner for a 2-0 lead at half­time.

NBA: Spurs rookie guard Lon­nie walker IV will miss about six weeks be­cause of surgery to re­pair a torn right menis­cus. Walker, 19, the 18th over­all pick this year, was hurt in a pre­sea­son game on Fri­day night.

ten­nis: Third-seeded Kei Nishikori beat richard Gas­quet 7-6 (2), 6-1 to reach the fi­nal of the Ja­pan Open. Nishikori will face Daniil Medvedev in Sun­day’s fi­nal . ... Juan Martin del Potro and Nikoloz Basi­lashvili ad­vanced to the China Open fi­nal. On the women’s side, Anas­tasija Sev­as­tova beat U.S. Open cham­pion Naomi osaka 6-4, 6-4 to reach the fi­nal.

Box­ing: Srisaket Sor rungvi­sai suc­cess­fully de­fended his WBC su­per fly­weight belt by beat­ing Iran Diaz in a unan­i­mous de­ci­sion.

NFL: Four-time Pro Bowl cen­ter travis Fred­er­ick of the Cow­boys was placed on the non­foot­ball ill­ness list be­cause of a nerve con­di­tion that has kept him from play­ing this sea­son . ... Dol­phins de­fen­sive end Cameron wake was ruled out of Sun­day’s game at Cincin­nati be­cause of a knee in­jury. The game will be the first he has missed since

2016 . ... The Raiders ac­ti­vated cor­ner­back Daryl wor­ley from the sus­pended list . ... The 49ers ac­ti­vated re­ceiver Vic­tor Bolden Jr. from the sus­pended list and pro­moted de­fen­sive line­man ryan De­laire from the prac­tice squad . ... Bron­cos punter Colby wad­man was pro­moted from the prac­tice squad af­ter Den­ver put scuf­fling punter Mar­quette King on in­jured re­serve with a thigh in­jury . ... The Charg­ers ac­ti­vated de­fen­sive tackle Corey Li­uget from the sus­pended list.

— Wire re­ports

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