Compiled from wire reports
Detroit defenseman suspended by NHL
•?Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall was suspended by the NHL on Tuesday for Game 7 of the Red Wings’ playoff series against Tampa Bay for charging Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov. Kronwall knocked off Kucherov’s helmet with the high hit late in the second period Monday night in Detroit in the Lightning’s 5-2 victory in Game 6. No penalty was called and Kucherov took seven shifts in the third.
•?After helping the Washington Capitals win their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders, backup goalie Philipp Grubauer has been re-assigned to Hershey of the American Hockey League.
•?New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic said he sustained a torn left knee ligament that forced him to miss the team’s first-round playoff series against Washington. Hamonic revealed the nature of the injury while cleaning out his locker on Tuesday.
Wimbledon prizes?to top $40 million
•?Prize money keeps going up at Wimbledon, with first-round losers as well as champions cashing in on record rewards. The All England Club announced that prize money for this year’s grass-court Grand Slam will increase by 7 percent to reach a total of $40.6 million. The men’s and women’s singles champions will each receive $2.85 million.
•?Fifth-seeded Richard Gasquet of France beat Marinko Matosevic of Australia 7-6 (7), 6-1 in the first round of the Estoril Open in Portugal.
•?Wild-card entry Janko Tipsarevic rallied to beat sixth-seeded Bernard Tomic 5-7, 6-1, 7-6 (3) in the first round of the BMW Open clay-court tournament in Munich.
•?Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic overcame a slow start, cold and rain to defeat Annika Beck of Germany in the first round of the Prague Open. The 14th-ranked Pliskova came back to defeat her 80th-ranked opponent 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 for her fourth victory over the German in five meetings.
•?Top-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain and No. 2 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland won in straight sets to reach the second round of the Grand Prix SAR clay-court tournament in Marrakech, Morocco.
•?Ivan Dodig of Croatia had nine aces as he beat fifth-seeded Andreas Haider-Maurer of Austria 7-5, 6-3 to reach the second round of the inaugural Istanbul Open.
WNBA player enters diversion agreement
•?Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner has entered into a diversion agreement in Goodyear, Ariz., after being arrested on suspicion of assault following a fight last week with her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson. As part of the agreement reached Tuesday, Griner will plead guilty to disorderly conduct and must attend 26 weeks of domestic violence counseling. All charges will be dismissed if she completes her counseling.
•?Former Oklahoma wide receiver Trey Metoyer has been sentenced to eight years of probation following accusations he exposed himself to women. Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn’s office says Metoyer was convicted of indecent exposure after entering a blind plea, meaning he didn’t strike a deal with prosecutors.
— From wire reports