Sports briefs Saturday – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Mike Ferriâs RBI single on an 0-2 pitch in the 10th gave UW-Milwaukee a 5-4 victory over Oakland at Henry Aaron Field.
John Boidanis socked a home run for the Panthers (15-25, 5-13 Horizon League).
A year and a half after he broke his neck in a game, Arkansas running back Rawleigh Williams suffered another injury scare when he was taken away in an ambulance from a Razorbacks practice on Saturday.
Williams was injured prior to an Arkansas scrimmage, falling to the ground after a light hit and remaining there afterward. He was able to move his fingers before being loaded onto a stretcher and cart, and the university announced his injury as a âstinger.â
Williams led Arkansas and was third in the Southeastern Conference with 1,360 yards rushing last season, also rushing for 12 touchdowns. That came after the 5-foot-10 226-pound running back suffered a broken neck in a game against Auburn as a freshman in 2015.
Maria Sharapovaâs first tournament since her controversial return to tennis is over after losing to Kristina Mladenovic of France in the Porsche Grand Prix semifinals in Stuttgart, Germany.
Mladenovic beat former top-ranked Sharapova, 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.
In her fourth match following a 15-month doping ban, the Russian was left to rue missing 13 of her 16 break-point opportunities as Mladenovic rallied to win in 2 hours, 38 minutes.
Barcelona Open: Dominic Thiem upset top-ranked Andy Murray, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, to advance to the final against defending champion Rafael Nadal.
Nadal beat Horacio Zeballos of Argentina, 6-3, 6-4, after the fourth-seeded Thiem dispatched with Murray in windy conditions at the Real Club de Tenis.
The New Jersey Devils won the NHL draft lottery, vaulting four teams including the last-place Colorado Avalanche and expansion Vegas Golden Knights for the right to the first pick in the draft.
The Philadelphia Flyers and Dallas Stars both made huge jumps in winning the second and third lottery drawings. Given just a 2.2% chance of winning, the Flyers went from the 13th spot to second. The Stars moved from the eighth spot to third in a lottery process that scrambled the final standings.
Colorado entered with the best odds to win the lottery, but fell three spots and will select fourth. And lady luck didnât side with Vegas. The NHL expansion Golden Knights will select sixth, moving back three spots from where they were slotted.
Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich ensured a record fifth straight Bundesliga title with a 6-0 rout of Wolfsburg in Berlin.
Lewandowski took his season tally to a joint league-leading 27 goals for Bayern to seal its 27th German title overall with three games to spare.
No side had won more than three titles in a row before Bayern made it four last year.
From Journal Sentinel wire reports