Sports Log

Warriors’ Stephen Curry uninjured in crash on Oakland freeway

The black Porsche driven by NBA Golden State Warriors basketball star Stephen Curry after two drivers hit his car on an Oakland, Calif., freeway Friday. No one was injured.
The black Porsche driven by NBA Golden State Warriors basketball star Stephen Curry after two drivers hit his car on an Oakland, Calif., freeway Friday. No one was injured. (California Highway Patrol Oakland via Associated Press)

The Golden State Warriors say star Stephen Curry wasn’t injured after two drivers hit his car on an Oakland freeway. Authorities say Curry was driving a black Porsche on Friday when the driver of a Lexus lost control and struck his car. The California Highway Patrol says Curry stopped in the center median and as he waited for officers to arrive, another sedan lost control and rear-ended his Porsche. Rain was a factor in the crash, and no one was injured.


Miami’s Tannehill set to return

Quarterback Ryan Tannehill is poised to rejoin the lineup Sunday at Indianapolis for the Miami Dolphins. Tannehill, who has missed the past five games because of a throwing shoulder injury, will play without limitations. Left tackle Laremy Tunsil will return from a knee injury that forced him to miss the last game. Defensive end Charles Harris will return from a calf injury that sidelined him for five games . . . Robert ‘‘Bob’’ McNair, billionaire founder and owner of the Houston Texans, has died. He was 81. One of the NFL’s most influential owners, McNair had battled both leukemia and squamous cell carcinoma in recent years before dying in Houston on Friday.


UCF quarterback injured

No. 8 UCF lost quarterback McKenzie Milton to injury but still trounced South Florida, 38-10, to extend the nation’s longest winning streak to 24 games and complete a second consecutive undefeated regular season. Milton, eighth in Heisman Trophy balloting a year ago, hurt his right knee when he was tackled at the end of a 5-yard run in the second quarter . . . Sam Ehlinger threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score, and No. 11 Texas held off Kansas, 24-17, Friday in Lawrence, Kan., to clinch a spot in the Big 12 title game.

The Longhorns opened a 24-7 lead on Cameron Dicker’s 34-yard field goal in the fourth quarter, but the lowly Jayhawks responded with Peyton Bender’s 31-yard touchdown pass to Daylon Charlot and recovered the ensuing onside kick. After Gabriel Rui made it a one-score game with a 45-yard field goal with 1:37 remaining, Kansas was unable to recover another onside kick and Texas (9-3, 7-2, No. 15 CFP) closed out its third consecutive victory. Tre Watson finished with 79 yards on 14 carries as Texas continued its strong second season under coach Tom Herman.

Bentley stops BC in hockey

Bentley ended host Boston College’s four-game unbeaten streak in hockey with a 4-2 victory in the first meeting between the teams. Goals from Tanner Jago, Will Garin, and Matt Lombardozzi gave the Falcons a 3-0 lead early in the third period . . . Ty Amonte scored the winner at 2:39 of the third period and Jake Oettinger made 39 saves as Boston University edged UConn, 3-2, in the Friendship Four in Belfast . . . The UMass men’s basketball team (4-3) was trounced by No. 6 Nevada (6-0), 110-87, at Las Vegas . . . Rutgers (4-1) held Boston University to just 44 points in a 54-44 victory, the team’s fourth win in five games this season. Eugene Omoruyi had 20 points and 17 rebounds as Rutgers limited BU to a season-low point total and just 33 percent field-goal shooting. The Terriers (3-4) entered the game averaging nearly 74 points per game.


Belgium leads World Cup

Thomas Detry thought the rainy, windy, and generally awful conditions were so bad at Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne that they wouldn’t be able to finish the round. When they did, he and Belgium teammate Thomas Pieters were tied for the lead with South Korea at the World Cup of Golf. Pieters and Detry shot 1-under-par 71 and South Korea’s Byeong Hun An and Si Woo Kim had a 72 for two-round totals of 10-under 134.

. . . Aaron Rai shot a course-record 61 to take a four-stroke lead at 14-under 126 after the second round at the Hong Kong Open.

Teams from Italy, India, Malaysia and England were tied for third, two strokes behind. Americans Matt Kuchar and Kyle Stanley were one of the weather casualties, shooting 79, including bogeys on their last five holes. That was a 13-shot turnaround from their opening 66, moving them to a tie for 21st in the 28-country field, a drop of eight places . . .


Kenya’s Bett gets 4-year ban

Kenyan runner Kipyegon Bett, the men’s 800-meter world championship bronze medalist, has been banned for four years for doping. The IAAF integrity unit says Bett tested positive for EPO, an endurance boosting hormone, and refused to allow a sample to be taken . . . Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is doubtful for the remainder of the Davis Cup final after apparently injuring his groin during his loss to Marin Cilic in Lille, France. He was hurt in the third set of his 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 loss to Croatia’s top player. Croatia leads, 2-0, after the opening singles . . . Jason Brown built a solid lead at the French round of the Grand Prix figure skating series in Grenoble without attempting a quad jump. The American skater scored 96.41 points. In the women's short program, less than half a point separated the top three, led by Mai Mihara.

In ice dance, the French pairing of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron outclassed the field in the rhythm dance.