Sunday’s Sports Digest: Mariners defeat Growlers after 18-round shootout
Wade Murphy scored two times in the shootout because the Maine Mariners (34-26-2-1) wished 18 rounds to eventually earn a five-four ECHL victory over the Newfoundland Growlers (39-19-4-2) Sunday in Portland. Murphy was given a chance to win the sport while Mariners goalie Chris Nell blocked the Growlers’ 18th shot. Murphy drove to the net, prevented a poke test from Eamon McAdam, and wristed the p.C. Into the internet. Drew Melanson and Dillan Fox scored twice in law for the Mariners, who overcame a two-intention, 1/3-length deficit. BIATHLON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Clare Egan concluded the Ostersund, Sweden, with a 26th-vicinity finish in a 12.5-kilometer mass start race. Egan turned into the lead p.C. Of six coming into the 1/3 of four taking pictures stages. However, she missed three of 5 pictures and then skied four penalty loops instead of three as she dropped out of rivalry for a medal. She completed 3 mins, 1.4 seconds in the back of winner Dorothea Wierer of Italy, with a total of 5 missed shots. Egan’s teammate, Joanne Reid, recorded a career-exceptional tenth-place end, 1:32.1 behind with four misses.
TENNIS BNP PARIBAS OPEN:
Dominic Thiem edged errors-inclined Roger Federer 3-6, 6-three, 7-5 to win at Indian Wells, California, denying Federer a file 6th name inside the barren region at the same time as claiming the biggest identity of his career. Thiem trailed 4-three and 5-four inside the 1/3 set before breaking Federer with a forehand winner to go up 6-five. Thiem served out the 2-hour suit that ended with some other errors from Federer, a forehand dumped into the net. Canadian youngster Bianca Andreescu disillusioned Angelique Kerber 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to win the girls’ title. FOOTBALL NFL: Well-traveled quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick agreed with the Miami Dolphins on an $eleven million, two-12 months agreement. Fitzpatrick will replace Ryan Tannehill and a placeholder until the Dolphins can draft their franchise quarterback. That could appear subsequent month but is much more likely in 2020.
Fitzpatrick, 36, has a 50-75-1 record as a starter for seven NFL groups. The Dolphins traded Tannehill on Friday to Tennessee. AUTO RACING FORMULA ONE: Valtteri Bottas led Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in a 1-2 finish on the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. Bottas surged to the lead at the first nook and led for the remainder of the 58-lap race to capture his fourth career victory and his first given that Abu Dhabi in 2017. GOLF EUROPEAN TOUR: Italian golfer Guido Migliozzi won his first name on tour with a one-stroke victory on the Kenya Open in Nairobi. Playing inside the 14th occasion of his first 12 months on an excursion, the 22-yr-vintage qualifying school graduate shot a 2-below 69 inside the very last spherical to complete ahead of a three-manner tie for second place among Spain’s Adri Arnaus (70) and South Africa’s Louis De Jager (69) and Justin Harding (sixty-six). SOCCER PREMIER LEAGUE: Liverpool required an 81st-minute penalty from James Milner to secure a 2-1 win at relegation-threatened Fulham and return to the league’s pinnacle. • Chelsea’s targets of finishing inside the top 4 took successful with a 2-0 loss at Everton. MLS: Jozy Altidore got here off the bench to attain the winner in the eightieth minute as Toronto FC defeated the New England Revolution 3-2 in its domestic opener.