Justin Faulk of the Carolina Hurricanes scored four minutes into overtime for his second goal of the game Friday, sending the United States to a 3-2 win over Kazakstan at hockey's world championships in Helsinki. The U.S. improved to 3-1-1 in Group A. Also in Group A, Canada beat defending champion Finland, 5-3.
TENNIS: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic was upset by fellow Serb Janko Tipsarevic, 7-6 (2), 6-3, in the Madrid Open quarterfinals, becoming the latest top seed to lose on the new blue-clay court. Djokovic and second-seeded Rafael Nadal said they would not return to the event unless it reinstalled the traditional red clay.
Serena Williams cruised past No. 2 Maria Sharapova, 6-1, 6-3, to advance to the semifinals along with top-ranked Victoria Azarenka.
HORSE RACING: The owners of third-place Kentucky Derby finisher Dullahan say the colt won't be running in the Preakness Stakes on May 19.
COLLEGES: George Mason is staying in the Colonial Athletic Association.
A judge tossed out a defamation lawsuit against Syracuse University and men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim.
Pittsburgh is suing the Big East in hopes of moving its exit date from the conference up a year.
SOCCER: Seattle Sounders defender Zach Scott was suspended for one game and fined after a hard tackle on FC Dallas midfielder Fabian Castillo.
Clint Dempsey's season with Fulham is over after a groin injury forced the American out of Sunday's Premier League finale at Tottenham.
NFL: The Buffalo Bills signed free agent quarterback Vince Young.
There will be no summer sequel for the Jets on the hit HBO show Hard Knocks this season.
Junior Seau was buried in his hometown of Oceanside, Calif., after a private funeral. Members of Seau's family and former teammates, including LaDainian Tomlinson, were among those packing a church for the funeral.
Up to 60,000 fans were expected at a public memorial service at Qualcomm Stadium, where Seau starred for 13 seasons with the Chargers.
Browns defensive tackle Phil Taylor needs surgery to repair a torn chest muscle and will be sidelined for months.
Former Detroit Lions receiver Tommie Boyd was sentenced to at least five years in prison for having sexual contact with a teenage girl.
TRACK AND FIELD: Justin Gatlin nipped Jamaica's Asafa Powell at the line to win the 100 meters in a time of 9.87 seconds at the season-opening Diamond League meet in Doha, Qatar.
American Allyson Felix won the 100 with a meet record of 10.92, edging reigning world 200 champion Veronica Campbell-Brown by 0.02 seconds
BOXING: Hall of Fame junior welterweight Eddie Perkins, a two-time champion who fought in more than 20 countries, has died. He was 75.
SWIMMING: Michael Phelps easily beat Ryan Lochte in perhaps their final race before the U.S. Olympic trials, but they both wound up trailing hometown favorite Ricky Berens at the Charlotte Grand Prix in Charlotte. Berens won the 200-meter freestyle in a relatively slow time of 1 minute, 47.32 seconds.
- Associated Press