Los Angeles Times

LIV Golf players sue PGA Tour


Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau and nine other players who defected to the Saudi-funded LIV Golf filed an antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour, the first step in a legal fight that could define the boundaries of where players can compete.

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, claims the PGA Tour has used monopoly power to try to squash competitio­n and has unfairly suspended players.

Connecticu­t women’s basketball star Paige Bueckers tore the ACL in her left knee during a pickup game and will sit out the 2022-23 season, the school said. Bueckers, a junior, injured the same knee she hurt last season when she sat out significan­t time.

England’s women’s soccer team continues to generate unpreceden­ted fan interest following its European Championsh­ip victory, with its planned game against the United States at Wembley Stadium on Oct. 7 selling out in less than a day. The game is subject to England having secured World Cup qualificat­ion in September.

Top-seeded Jessica Pegula is out of the Citi Open in Washington after being upset 7-5, 6-4, by Australian Daria Saville. Secondseed­ed Emma Raducanu beat Louisa Chirico 6-4, 6-2. Canadian qualifier Rebecca Marino beat Germany’s Andrea Petkovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, and will next face Saville.

Kurt Busch will miss his third consecutiv­e race because of concussion­like symptoms when he sits out Sunday at Michigan Internatio­nal Speedway.

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