Alexander Overeem earned a fifth-round technical knockout win over Augusto Sakai in a heavyweight main event at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas over the weekend.

It was one of just seven fights on the card after several bouts were cancelled due to several positive COVID-19 tests.

Heavyweight Marcos Rogerio De Lima and lightweight Thiago Moises, teammates at American Top Team in Florida, both reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 so they were pulled from the event. De Lima was supposed to fight Alexander Romanov, while Moises was set to face Jalin Turner.

Also, featherweight Kevin Natividad was removed from a

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Twenty laps into Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton looked to be in cruise control after building a commanding lead at the front of the pack.

Victory in Monza would have moved him within one of Michael Schumacher’s record 91 Grand Prix wins, and another step closer to a seventh world title.

But such is the beauty of sport, nothing is certain until it actually happens.

An uncharacteristic error from Hamilton and Mercedes during a safety car deployment saw the Briton handed a 10-second stop-go penalty.

By the time Hamilton served his penalty for entering the pit wall when closed,

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Los Angeles Lakers were on a wild ride at Disney.

A huge lead in the first half had turned into a two-point deficit after three quarters. If they didn’t turn things around, the No. 1 seeds would be down 2-0, though Anthony Davis said they weren’t thinking about that.

“Our mindset was, `How do we win this game?”’ he said.

Having LeBron James take over usually does the trick.

James had 28 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, Davis added 34 points and 10 rebounds and the Lakers evened the Western Conference semifinals by

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NEW YORK — Denis Shapovalov has become the first Canadian to ever reach the quarterfinals in men’s singles at the U.S. Open following a four-set victory over No. 7 seed David Goffin of Belgium on Sunday.

The 12th-seeded Shapovalov toppled Goffin: 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in the fourth round of the Grand Slam tournament to advance.

“Definitely super exciting to be in my first quarterfinals of a Grand Slam,” Shapovalov said.

“I knew it was going to be a battle out there, a lot of long rallies. I tried to match his steadiness while still trying to play my

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ATLANTA — Dustin Johnson watched his opening drive sail long and fall gently to the right, just like he imagined. So did the next drive. It was like that all day at East Lake, and the outcome was predictable.

Johnson is playing the best golf and looks tougher than ever to beat.

When he finished with a 10-foot birdie, Johnson matched the low round Sunday with a 6-under 64 to build a five-shot lead over Justin Thomas and Xander Schauffele in the Tour Championship, leaving him one round away from the FedEx Cup and its $15 million prize.

“I’ve got

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Its youngest-ever scorer and two goals from a captain twice his age. Spain couldn’t ask for more from its rebuild.

The 17-year-old Barcelona forward Ansu Fati scored in Sunday’s 4-0 Nations League win over Ukraine and won a penalty for 34-year-old Sergio Ramos too as an influx of young talent blended well with experienced stalwarts.

“The truth is that it is a point of pride to work with (coach) Luis (Enrique) and these players, who have received me with open arms,” Fati said after the match. “I will keep working, stay humble, and let things come my way.”

Spain goes

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Ferrari is in trouble. Double trouble.

In its worst display at its home circuit for 70 years, both Ferrari cars failed to finish the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday.

The Italian team has had double retirements at the so-called Temple of Speed before — with the last such incident coming in 1995. But never before at Monza has Ferrari not featured either in the top 10 of the grid or in the race result, at least with one car.

“This is the worst conclusion of a difficult weekend,” Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto said. “Already yesterday quali was very difficult.

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MONZA, Italy — Racing Point has dropped an appeal against a 400,000 euro ($470,000) fine and 15 docked points for copying a Mercedes design for its brake ducts.

The stewards ruled last month that Mercedes was the “principal designer” of the parts, designed for the championship-winning 2019 car, and Racing Point made only minor changes to computer design data it received from Mercedes.

Racing Point argued it was merely using information about the Mercedes parts to inform its own design but announced at the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday that it was withdrawing its appeal.

“We welcome the resolution the

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