Compiled from wire reports

college football

ACC championship game moves from N.C. to Orlando

•?The ACC is moving its 2016 football championship to Orlando’s Camping World Stadium. The conference made the announcement Thursday about the Dec. 3 game. Orlando emerged as a possible location after the ACC joined other sports leagues in pulling out of North Carolina amid backlash over controversial state House Bill 2. The law requires transgender people to use restrooms at schools and government buildings corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates. It also excludes gender identity and sexual orientation from local and statewide antidiscrimination protections.

•?Wisconsin kicker Rafael Gaglianone is out for the season after undergoing surgery for a back injury.

•?Alabama linebacker Tim Williams was charged with carrying a pistol without a permit in car near campus.

TENNIS

Simona Halep defeats Madison Keys in China

•?Fourth-seeded Simona Halep of Romania advanced to the semifinals of the Wuhan Open with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Madison Keys of the United States in Wuhan, China. Halep set up a semifinal match against Petra Kvitova, who beat Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-4. Svetlana Kuznetsova came from match point down to defeat third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 1-6, 7-6 (9), 6-4.

•?Defending champion Tomas Berdych advanced to the quarterfinals of the Shenzhen Open by beating Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 7-6 (7), 7-6 (4) in Shenzhen, China. Bernard Tomic defeated Ryan Harrison 6-4, 4-6, 7-5, Thomaz Bellucci beat Thomas Fabbiano 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4), and eighth-seeded Jiri Vesely eliminated Inigo Cervantes 7-6 (2), 6-3.

OTHER SPORTS

Breanna Stewart named WNBA rookie of the year

•?The Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart is the WNBA rookie of the year. The league announced that Stewart received 38 of the 39 votes from a national media panel. San Antonio’s Moriah Jefferson got the other vote. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 draft out of Connecticut, Stewart averaged 18.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.9 blocks.

•?Montreal Canadiens forward Andrew Shaw was suspended three preseason games for boarding Washington Capitals prospect Connor Hobbs. Shaw hit Hobbs into the glass from behind Tuesday during his first preseason game with the Canadiens and was given a major penalty for boarding and a game misconduct.

CORRECTION

A story in the Thursday edition of the Beacon Journal had an incorrect attendance figure for the RubberDucks. The RubberDucks drew more than 350,000 fans during the regular season. An editor erred.

— From wire reports