The flag hoist collapsed during the playing of the Chinese national anthem as Sun Yang stood atop the podium after winning the 200-meter freestyle final at the Asian Games. It was an embarrassing flight for games organizers but Sun took in his stride.
The president of Germany's football federation wishes he had given Mesut Ozil more support against racist attacks following the controversy over the player's photo with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Chris Wondolowski scored in the tying goal in the 77th minute in the San Jose Earthquakes' 1-1 draw with Toronto FC. Wondolowski ran onto a long pass from Nick Lima and ripped a shot from the right side that bounced off goalkeeper Alex Bono.
Accelerate cruised to a record 12 1/2-length victory in the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar, becoming just the third horse to sweep all three of Southern California's major races for older horses in the same year.
Novak Djokovic closed in on the one title that has eluded him, reaching the final of the Western & Southern Open on Saturday with a three-set victory over Marin Cilic. In his way is a familiar nemesis: Roger Federer, who has won it seven times.
Jim Woods, a native of Chicago and a former member of the Chicago Cubs, talks about the team's first World Series championship in 108 years and his time in the big leagues at his home in Keyes, California.