Mystics edge Aces 87-86 in overtime

LAS VEGAS — Alysha Clark scored 20 points, Elena Delle Donne added 19 and Natasha Cloud sank three free throws in the final 11.7 seconds of overtime to help the Washington Mystics hold on for an 87-86 victory over the Las Vegas Aces on Saturday night.

Serena Williams puts ‘Out of office’ on for Wimbledon return

WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams joked — or was it a joke? — that she activated the “Out of office” message on her email account so anyone trying to reach her about her many non-tennis activities while she’s at Wimbledon would know why no response arrived immediately.

Orioles’ Hays hits for cycle in 6-inning win over Nationals

BALTIMORE — Austin Hays became the sixth player in Orioles history to hit for the cycle, completing the feat in the midst of a steady shower and shortly before play was halted for good in Baltimore’s rain-shortened 7-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.

PGA Tour in ‘arms race’ of dollars and leaning on loyalty

CROMWELL, Conn. — Commissioner Jay Monahan says the PGA Tour can’t win an “arms race” against Saudi-funded LIV Golf when the weapon is money. His response Wednesday was to boost prize money in eight elite events and rely on loyalty and legacy among his players.