NEW YORK (AP) â Rafael Nadal (nah-DAHLâ) is one away from matching Roger Federerâs menâs record of 20 Grand Slam titles. Nadal blew a two-sets-to-none lead in the U.S. Open final yesterday before pulling out a 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 victory over fifth seed Daniil Medvedev (DANâ-ihl MEHDâ-veh-dehv) in 4 hours, 50 minutes. Itâs the fourth U.S. Open championship for Nadal, who had dropped only one Grand Slam match after taking the first two sets.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) â Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles broke his left collarbone when Chris Jones hit him hard and landed on top of him during the Kansas City Chiefsâ 40-26 win at Jacksonville. Foles was injured after throwing a 35-yard touchdown pass to DJ Chark in the first half. He will have surgery today and is expected to be put on injured reserve, which would make him ineligible to play again until Week 11 at the earliest.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) â Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill was transported to a hospital after sustaining a shoulder injury during the teamâs win at Jacksonville. Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder says Hill had a “sternoclavicular joint injury,” which is where the collarbone meets the sternum and can become a serious medical issue. Hill was hurt while being tackled by Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey near the sideline.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) â Clint Bowyer (BOYâ-ur) and Ryan Newman have claimed the final two spots in the 16-driver field for NASCARâs Cup playoffs. Jimmie Johnson failed to make the playoff for the first time since the format was introduced in 2004, crashing out in yesterdayâs Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kevin Harvick won the event for the second time, beating Joey Logano by 6.118 seconds in a crash-marred race.
UNDATED (AP) â The Los Angeles Dodgers can clinch the NL West title as early as tomorrow night. The Dodgers reduced their magic number to two yesterday as Corey Seager and Matt Beaty homered in a 5-0 shutout of the San Francisco Giants. Los Angeles will wrap up the division Tuesday with a win over the Baltimore Orioles if the Arizona Diamondbacks lose to the New York Mets either tonight or tomorrow. L.A. also can clinch tomorrow without a win if the DBacks drop the first two games of their series in New York.