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AUTO RAC­ING: IndyCar stand­ings leader Scott Dixon will start 13th on Sun­day at Po­cono Race­way. Dixon holds a 46-point lead over 2016 In­di­anapo­lis 500 cham­pion Alexan­der Rossi in the stand­ings. Will Power will be­gin from the pole.

BOX­ING: Tyson Fury, the former heavy­weight cham­pion, cleared the way for a fight with Deon­tay Wilder, the cur­rent WBC champ, by win­ning Satur­day in Belfast, North­ern Ire­land. Fury de­feated Francesco Pianeta on points, 100-90.

COL­LEGES: LSU says ju­nior WR Drake Davis has been sus­pended in­def­i­nitely af­ter his ar­rest for al­legedly hit­ting and threat­en­ing a wo­man he was dat­ing.

FOOT­BALL: Former Pro Bowl wide re­ceiver Josh Gor­don, who has bat­tled drug and al­co­hol de­pen­dence for much of his life, ended an ex­tended ab­sence from Browns train­ing camp to deal with his health . ... Yan­nick Ngak­oue had an 11-yard sack that helped the Jaguars hold Kirk Cousins and the Vik­ings’ start­ing of­fense to three com­ple­tions and three points, be­fore the Jaguars re­serves ral­lied for a 14-10 win. ... Rookie John Kelly rushed for 56 yards and a touch­down, and the Rams wel­comed the Raiders back to the Los An­ge­les Coli­seum with a 19-15 pre­sea­son vic­tory . ... Paul Nau­moff, the former Pro Bowl line­backer who spent 12 sea­sons with the Lions, has died. He was 73.

GOLF: Brandt Snedeker held a three­stroke lead in the Wyn­d­ham Cham­pi­onship when the third round was sus­pended be­cause of se­vere weather. Snedeker was 16 un­der for the tour­na­ment with 11 holes left in the round . ... Lizette Salas shot an 8-un­der 64 to take a two-shot lead over Sung Hyun Park and Amy Yang af­ter the third round of the Indy Women in Tech Cham­pi­onship . ... Michael Bradley shot a 4-un­der 68 to take a two-stroke lead into the fi­nal round of at the PGA Tour Cham­pi­ons’ Dick’s Sport­ing Goods Open. ... Nor­way’s Vik­tor Hov­land beat teenager Cole Ham­mer 3 and 2 and ad­vanced to the U.S. Ama­teur fi­nal at Peb­ble Beach, where he will take on UCLA sopho­more Devon Bling.

GYM­NAS­TICS: Sam Miku­lak soared to his fifth US gym­nas­tics ti­tle. The two-time Olympian be­came the sixth man to win five na­tional cham­pi­onships.

SOC­CER: Lionel Messi scored Barcelona’s 6,000th goal in the Span­ish league in a 3-0 win over Alaves . ... AC Mi­lan and Croa­tia de­fender Ivan Strinic will take an un­spec­i­fied break af­ter he was di­ag­nosed with a heart con­di­tion.

TEN­NIS: No­vak Djokovic reached the fi­nal of the Western & South­ern Open with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 vic­tory over Marin Cilic in Ma­son, Ohio. He’ll face Roger Fed­erer, who ad­vanced when David Gof­fin re­tired with a shoul­der in­jury. In the women’s bracket, Si­mona Halep reached the fi­nal by beat­ing Aryna Sa­balenka 6-3, 6-4. She’ll face Kiki Bertens, who beat Pe­tra Kvi­tova 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.

ALSO: Santa Anita will re­name a Grade 1 stakes race in honor of 2015 Triple Crown cham­pion Amer­i­can Pharoah . ... Os­car Robert­son’s 1971 NBA cham­pi­onship ring sold for about $91,000 in an auc­tion.

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