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Ten-man Leipzig has come from a goal down in the German Cup final to beat Freiburg 4-2 on penalties for the club’s first trophy in its short history. Christopher Nkunku equalized in the 76th minute for 1-1 in normal time, sending the game to extra time. Freiburg captain Christian Günter and Ermedin Demirovic both missed their penalties. Maximilian Eggestein fired Freiburg ahead in the 18th minute and Leipzig’s chances of a comeback were dented when Marcel Halstenberg was sent off for pulling back Lucas Höler. It’s Leipzig’s first title since its formation in 2009. The club lost the final last year to Borussia Dortmund and in 2019 to Bayern Munich. Read more

Bo Bichette hit two home runs, Alek Manoah matched his career-high by pitching eight innings, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1. Bichette hit a solo home run off Reds right-hander Hunter Greene in the fourth for No. 50 of his career and added a two-run blast off Luis Cessa in the seventh. Manoah allowed one run and seven hits for his first win since April 28 against Boston. Greene allowed one run and four hits in six innings.

Crowd violence and tear gas marred the Greek Cup final where Panathinaikos made a first-half penalty hold up to beat PAOK 1-0. Penalty-scorer Aitor Cantalapiedra was allegedly hit in the hand by a chunk of cement thrown from the crowd. Only 43,000 tickets were sold for the 70,000-seat Athens Olympic Stadium to keep apart fans from both clubs. Despite that, fans from both sides attempted to attack each other, drawing riot police and tear gas. The start was delayed, and there was another lengthy stoppage after the goal. The final ended more than three hours after its scheduled start. Clashes at Greek Cup finals have become commonplace.

Kylian Mbappé has celebrated with fans at Parc des Princes then scored a hat trick after signing a new three-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain and turning down the chance again to join Real Madrid. France’s World-Cup winning star stood on a platform near the center circle as he addressed fans at Parc des Princes, moments before the season’s final home game against Metz. Mbappe says “I’m very happy to continue this adventure, to stay in France, in Paris, my city." He stood alongside president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, who had just announced the three-year deal. A person with knowledge of the deal earlier told The Associated Press Kylian Mbappé had signed for three more years. His existing contract ended in June.

Cup regular Tyler Reddick led the final 31 laps of the NASCAR Xfinity race at Texas to give second-year team Big Machine Racing its first victory. It also ended a three-race streak in which three different JR Motorsports took the checkered flag. Reddick finished 1.8 seconds ahead of William Byron, who was driving for JR Motorsports. It was Byron's first Xfinity race since being the series champion for that team at 19 years old in 2017. Big Machine Racing is owned by music mogul and seasoned racer Scott Borchetta. Reddick took the lead on lap 137 when he got past Austin Hill and Brandon Jones just before the race's 11th and final caution.

Kelsey Plum scored 24 points, Jackie Young added 20 and Las Vegas dominated the third quarter in a 100-80 victory over the Phoenix Mercury. Plum sank three 3-pointers and scored 15 in a 38-point third quarter to help Las Vegas (6-1) turn a two-point halftime lead into an 82-60 advantage. Dearica Hamby scored 11 of her 13 points in the pivotal period. Diamond DeShields topped Phoenix (2-4) with 19 points. The Aces moved into first place with the victory, a half-game ahead of the idle Washington Mystics.

Rain held off long enough to complete the first round of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500. It was a soupy day that still produced eye-popping speeds not seen in 26 years. A pair of young new IndyCar stars posted blistering qualifying averages over 233 mph in a flex of Chevrolet horsepower, while NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson qualified for his first Indy 500 and Andretti Autosport had a terrible day. Only spots 13 through 33 were locked in on Saturday. The top 12 return Sunday for a shootout for the pole. The top 12 consists of seven Honda drivers, including all five from Chip Ganassi Racing.

The Baltimore Orioles have called top prospect Adley Rutschman up to the majors. The move paves the way for the 24-year-old catcher to make his big league debut. The switch-hitting Rutschman was the No. 1 pick in the 2019 draft and is ranked as baseball’s No. 1 prospect by MLB Pipeline. The Orioles selected his contract from Triple-A Norfolk and designated catcher Anthony Bemboom for assignment. Rutschman is set to wear No. 35, the same number Hall of Famer Mike Mussina wore when he pitched for the Orioles.

Bubba Watson carried the momentum from his blistering second-round 63 into the third round at the PGA Championship, where he played the front side in 1 under Saturday to reach 6 under for the tournament and climb into second place. Watson bounced back from a bogey at the third with a birdie at the fourth and one at the seventh, though he gave up another shot at the par-4 10th. That left the 2012 Masters champ three shots behind Mito Pereira. Watson was tied with Will Zalatoris, the first-round leader, who missed a series of short putts and played the front in 4 over.

It's the final day of the English Premier League and the title, qualification for the three European competitions and relegation are all still to be determined. Manchester City and Liverpool are vying for the title. City leads by one point and hosts Aston Villa while Liverpool hosts Wolverhampton. The season-long duel between city rivals AC Milan and Inter Milan for the Serie A title will also be decided on the final day. Milan needs only one point at Sassuolo to end an 11-year wait for the scudetto while defending champion Inter needs to beat Sampdoria at the San Siro and hope Milan slips up.

Lyon has beaten defending champion Barcelona 3-1 to secure a record-extending eighth Women’s Champions League trophy. Lyon was 3-0 up after just 33 minutes. There were strikes by Amandine Henry, a header from Ada Hegerberg and a tap-in from Catarina Macario. Barcelona captain and Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas pulled one back shortly before halftime. Lyon has taken eight of the past 12 editions of the Women’s Champions League. Captain Wendie Renard, Sarah Bouhaddi and Eugénie Le Sommer have been part of all those successes.

On a steamy afternoon that saw yet another dustup between Josh Donaldson and the White Sox, DJ LeMahieu hit an early grand slam and the New York Yankees beat Chicago 7-5 in a contentious contest. A week after they scrapped in Chicago when Tim Anderson objected to a hard tag by Donaldson, the two stars sparred again. This time, White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal joined the fray, too. In the third inning, Donaldson had rounded second base after the final out and began jawing with Anderson as the teams came off the field. In the fifth, Grandal stood up from his crouch and began jawing at Donaldson as he approached the plate.

Fiorentina has edged Atalanta for Serie A’s final berth in Europe with a 2-0 win over Juventus. Fiorentina claimed seventh place and a Europa Conference League spot with goals from Alfred Duncan and Nicolás González. Atalanta lost at home to Empoli 1-0. Fiorentina finished seventh and Atalanta came eighth to end the Bergamo squad’s run of playing in Europe at five consecutive seasons. Fiorentina had gone four seasons without playing in Europe. Juventus had already secured a Champions League spot and a fourth-place finish. Lazio and Hellas Verona drew 3-3 and Bologna beat already-relegated Genoa 1-0.

Adam Gaudette scored in overtime for the United States to beat Sweden 3-2 at the world ice hockey championship on Saturday. Gaudette was involved in all three of the U.S. goals as he scored the first and assisted Nate Schmidt for the second. The win improves the U.S. to 4-1 for the tournament, with the lone loss coming against the host Finnish team. Switzerland bested Canada 6-3 in a game between two previously unbeaten teams. The Olympic gold medalist Finns recorded their fifth win in six games by 3-0 over Austria.

Tiger Woods battled to make the cut in the PGA Championship in a compelling display of grit. And then he must have wondered if it was worth it. He appeared to be in great pain from his battered right leg. He hit two balls in the water. He made five straight bogeys at one point. And his third round at Southern Hills ended when he made a 5-foot putt to break 80. The 79 for Woods is his highest in PGA Championship history and the third-highest in all majors. Woods says he simply couldn't get anything going.

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