In San Antonio, Matt Every shot a course-record 9-under 63 on Thursday to take a three-stroke lead over Hunter Haas after one round of the Texas Open.
Every, who has never finished higher than third on the PGA Tour, had nine birdies in a bogey-free round. It was a career best on the notoriously unforgiving TPC San Antonio course.
Matthew Baldwin shot a 7-under 65 in calm early conditions at Binhai Lake to take the first-round lead in the China Open in Tianjin.
China's Guan Tian-lang, who at 13 years and 173 days is the youngest player ever in a European Tour event, shot a 77.
Defending champion Lee Westwood shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-shot lead over Arnond Vongvanij after the first round of the Asian Tour's Indonesian Masters in Jakarta.
TENNIS: At the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco, a grief-stricken Novak Djokovic dropped to his knees and wiped away tears after beating Alexandr Dolgopolov, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, to reach the quarterfinals, hours after learning of his grandfather's death.
SOCCER: In the Europa League, Radamel Falcao scored twice to lead Atletico Madrid past visiting Valencia, 4-2, and Emiliano Insua and Diego Capel tallied to lift host Sporting Lisbon to a 2-1 comeback win over Athletic Bilbao.
Major League Soccer would implement goal-line technology if it is approved in July by the sport's rules-making body, commissioner Don Garber said.
OBITUARY: Former athletic official James E. Kearney, 79, of Glen Mills died Sunday after a short illness.
Mr. Kearney was the commissioner of officials for Philadelphia Catholic League football and held other roles in officiating groups including the Eastern Association of Intercollegiate Football Officials, the Philadelphia Central Board of Football Officials, and the Del-Mont Football Officials. He became a back judge for the NFL in 1978.
A member of the Delaware County and Pennsylvania Sports Halls of Fame, he officiated several playoff and bowl games and two American Bowls in London. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Dorothy Church in Drexel Hill.
BOXING: The Front Street Gym, 2076 E. Clearfield St., will host the 2012 State Pennsylvania Golden Gloves Championships on Saturday starting at 7:30 p.m.
The bouts will feature regional champions from the East and West.
ROLLER DERBY: The Philly Roller Girls of the Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Association announced they will play four dates at Temple University's Liacouras Center, facing guest teams on July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, and Nov. 4.
- Staff and wire reports