Top-ranked Serena Williams extended her winning streak to a career-best 22 matches and reached the Italian Open semifinals by beating Carla Suarez Navarro, 6-2, 6-0, Friday in Rome.
Defending champion Maria Sharapova withdrew before her quarterfinal match against seventh-seeded Sara Errani because of illness.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic was beaten, 2-6, 7-5, 6-4, by sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals.
BOXING: Alexander Povetkin stopped Andrzej Wawrzyk by a technical knockout at 2 minutes, 29 seconds of the third round in Moscow to retain his WBA heavyweight title.
Guillermo Jones of Panama regained the WBA cruiserweight title in his first fight since 2011, stopping local favorite Denis Lebedev in the 11th round.
On Saturday, at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall, Lamont Peterson (31-1-1, 16 KOs) will face Lucas Matthysse (33-2, 31 KOs) in a 12-round welterweight fight. In the other main event, also a 12-rounder featuring welterweights, champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13 KOs) will take on challenger Lee Purdy (20-3-1, 13 KOs).
NFL: Seattle Seahawks defensive end Bruce Irvin was suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season after the league announced he violated the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.
New York Jets running back Mike Goodson and a friend were charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and weapons charges stemming from a handgun found in the vehicle Goodson was riding in that was found stopped on Interstate 80 in New Jersey by the state police.
Free agent Charles Woodson will visit with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday.
SOCCER: Columbus Crew forward Jairo Arrieta was suspended two games and fined an undisclosed sum for violent play in a game against the Colorado Rapids last weekend.
Miranda's extra-time goal completed Atletico Madrid's dramatic 2-1 comeback win against Real Madrid to win the Copa del Rey, with Cristiano Ronaldo and coach Jose Mourinho being sent off for the losing team.
BASKETBALL: The University of New Mexico said it reached an agreement with former basketball coach Steve Alford over his buyout. The net benefit of the buyout will be $625,000. - AP