Greece’s Tsitsipas, 19, upsets Djokovic in Toronto
• Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas upset Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3 on Thursday in the Rogers Cup in Toronto.
The 19-year-old Tsitsipas broke the ninth-seeded Serb’s serve early in the third set and held serve from there to reach his first career ATP World Tour Masters 1000 quarterfinal.
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal led Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka 6-5 when play was delayed by rain at night. The winner will play sixth-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia.
• U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals in Montreal, beating Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 7-5 in the hard-court event.
Vikings left guard Easton is out with neck problem
• The Minnesota Vikings lost a key member of their offensive line when left guard Nick Easton was placed on injured reserve because of a bulging disc in his neck. His latest injury may cost him the entire 2018 season.
• Kenny Stills and two other Miami Dolphins protested during the national anthem before the exhibition game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Receivers Stills and Albert Wilson kneeled behind teammates lined up standing along the sideline. Defensive end Robert Quinn stood and raised his right fist.
Columbus Crew owner tries to win over Austin officials
• The owner of the Columbus Crew was urging the Austin City Council to approve a stadium plan as he explores moving his team from Ohio to Texas.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler supports the stadium plan but it faces a divided council.
• Detroit Pistons forward Jon Leuer had surgery after injuring his right knee during an offseason workout this week. The Pistons said Leuer’s operation was Wednesday in New York.
• LSU suspended sophomore linebacker Tylor Taylor, apparently after learning he’d been arrested about two months ago in connection with a firearms theft from a pawn shop in Georgia.
• A Wake Forest basketball coach threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist who mistook him for an Uber driver, police said. Assistant coach Jamill Jones attacked Sandor Szabo around 1:15 a.m. Sunday in Queens, causing him to fall and hit his head on the sidewalk, police said.
Jones, 35, of Kernerville, N.C., was arrested Thursday.
• Ford will celebrate its iconic muscle car next year when it races the Mustang in NASCAR’s top Cup Series. Stewart-Haas Racing co-owner Tony Stewart drove a 2019 Mustang onto a stage at Ford headquarters for the reveal with all 13 Ford Cup drivers in attendance.
• Stephen Curry rallied with three birdies to shoot a 1-over 71 in the first round of the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic in Hayward, Calif. Playing as an amateur, Curry was 8 shots behind leaders Adam Long and Seth Reeves with the afternoon wave still on the course.
— ABJ/Ohio.com wires
Sports news roundup, Aug. 9: Greek teen Tsitsipas upsets Djokovic in Toronto