Crew and FC Dallas ?play to scoreless tie
•?The Columbus Crew and FC Dallas paused before their scoreless draw Sunday to support the recovery of a firefighter who was struck by lightning in the southwest parking lot of Crew Stadium in Columbus. The teams were scheduled to play Saturday night, but their game was rescheduled after Stu Tudor was hit during a pregame storm. The 54-year-old lieutenant in the Columbus Fire Department was in critical condition in the intensive care unit of the Ohio State Medical Center.
Sabres buy out ?Ehrhoff’s contract
•?The Buffalo Sabres bought out defenseman Christian Ehrhoff’s contract, making him an unrestricted free agent. Ehrhoff signed a 10-year, $40 million contract with the Sabres in 2011. The Sabres used their second compliance buyout on Ehrhoff. Buffalo also bought out underperforming forward Ville Leino on June 17.
•?The Edmonton Oilers traded center Sam Gagner to the Tampa Bay Lightning for left wing Teddy Purcell.
Former Auburn player killed in one-car crash
•?Former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, a fan favorite who played on the 2010 national championship team, died in a one-car crash in Georgia, state police said. Authorities said Lutzenkirchen, 23, was ejected from a 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe when it overturned several times near LaGrange, Ga., early Sunday morning. Driver Joseph Ian Davis, 22, was partially ejected from the vehicle and was also killed, investigators said. Troopers said Elizabeth Craig, 22, of Eatonton, Ga., and Christian Case, 20, of Dadeville, Ala., were injured. Lutzenkirchen set school records for a tight end with 14 career touchdown catches and seven during the 2011 season.
•?Devon Allen won the 110-meter hurdles in 13.16 seconds at the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships after leader Ronnie Ash fell midway through the race in Sacramento, Calif. Allen edged Ryan Wilson by two-hundredths of a second for his first U.S. title. Curtis Mitchell won the 200, and Jeneba Tarmoh took the women’s 200. Ajee’ Wlson, a two-time indoor champion in the women’s 800, added the outdoor title to her resume. Wilson’s time of 1:58.70 is the fastest by an American this year and the third-fastest in the world in 2014.
•?Triathletes Linsey Corbin of Bend, Ore., and Ivan Rana of Spain won the Ironman Austria in Klagenfurt, Austria. Corbin also won the event in 2012. She finished the swimming, cycling and marathon in 8 hours, 42 minutes, 42 seconds. She beat the course record set by fellow American Mary Beth Ellis in 2012 by 56 seconds. Rana won the men’s race in a personal best of 7:48:43.
•?A 95-year-old Arkansas man has set a national record for his age group in the 100-meter breast stroke. Fort Smith resident Bud Jackson broke a 16-year-old U.S. Masters Swimming record in the 100-meter breast stroke in Bentonville. Competing in the 95-99 age division, Jackson completed the race in 3:16.56. That shattered the previous record of 3:38.45.
•?Street Story won the $150,000 Victory Ride Stakes, capping a big weekend for trainer Steve Asmussen with his 3-year-old fillies at Belmont Park in New York. Asmussen also saddled Untapable to a dominant win in the $300,000 Mother Goose on Saturday. Joel Rosario was aboard as Street Story got her fourth win in eight starts.
— From wire reports