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Mastodons win, IU loses on Canada trips

The IPFW men’s basketball team beat York 86-74 in the second of three exhibition games in Toronto.

The teams were tied 37-37 at half, but the Mastodons outscored the Lions 27-17 in the third quarter (FIBA rules) to take the lead for good.

Steve Forbes led IPFW with 27 points, Herbert Graham had 12, Joe Edwards added 11 and Isaiah McCray 10.

The Mastodons play Windsor at 5 p.m. Wednesday for their final game in Canada.

In Montreal, the Indiana men fell 109-101 to Ottawa in the Hoosiers’ second of five exhibition games in Canada.

The score was tied at 88 with 4:55 to play in the fourth quarter, but Ottawa went on a 14-5 run to take a 102-93 lead with 90 seconds left.

Sophomore Troy Williams had 27 points and freshman James Blackmon Jr. scored 20.

The Hoosiers face Carleton University at 6 p.m. today.


World Series berth has feminine touch

In Bristol, Connecticut, female pitcher Mo’Ne Davis led her team into the Little League World Series, throwing a three-hitter to lead Taney Youth Baseball Association Little League of Philadelphia to an 8-0 victory over a squad from Delaware.


Cavs’ top pick hoping for trade

Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future. Wiggins joined his former coach as a guest instructor at Self’s basketball camp in suburban Kansas City, Missouri.


Ex-promoter to have sex change

Former boxing promoter Frank Maloney told Britain’s Sunday Mirror that he is undergoing a sex change. The 61-year-old Maloney guided Lennox Lewis to the world heavyweight title in the 1990s.


NCAA to appeal judge’s ruling

NCAA president Mark Emmert said that the organization will appeal a ruling that opens the door for college athletes to receive some of the money they help generate in major sports. The NCAA’s decision to challenge the ruling is hardly a surprise.


US women sweep high dive podium

In Kazan, Russia, Americans Rachelle Simpson, Ginger Huber and Cesilie Carlton swept the top three spots Sunday in the inaugural FINA High Diving World Cup. American Steven LoBue, a former Purdue diver, earned a bronze in the men’s competition.


Auburn QB tries to regain trust

Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall says he’s working to regain the trust of his coaches, family and fans. Marshall spoke with reporters for the first time since he was cited for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and a window tint violation during a July 11 traffic stop in Georgia. His mother paid the $1,100 in fines.


Mickelson in 10th straight Ryder Cup

Phil Mickelson picked up a small consolation after his runner-up finish in the PGA Championship. He extended his American record by qualifying for his 10th consecutive Ryder Cup team.

Around the links

In Belmont, Michigan, Mirim Lee won the Meijer LPGA Classic for her first LPGA Tour victory, beating fellow South Korean player Inbee Park with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff. … In Glen Cove, New York, Kristen Gillman rallied to win the U.S. Women’s Amateur, beating Canada’s Brooke Mackenzie Henderson 2 up in the 36-hole final at Nassau Country Club.


Spaniard repeats as Indy GP winner

Spain’s Marc Marquez kept his perfect record intact Sunday by winning his 10th straight MotoGP race and becoming the first back-to-back Indianapolis Grand Prix winner. Marquez beat Jorge Lorenzo of Spain by 1.803 seconds.


Around the courts

In Montreal, Agnieszka Radwanska beat Venus Williams 6-4, 6-2 to win the Rogers Cup title. … In Toronto, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the Rogers Cup, beating second-seeded Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3) for his fourth straight victory over a higher-seeded opponent. In the doubles final, Bruno Soares Alexander Peya topped Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Meloof 6-4, 6-3.


Ex-record holder wins 100 in Brazil

Former world-record holder Asafa Powell won a 100-meter race in Brazil in 10.02 seconds, his fastest mark of the year. The Jamaican sprinter beat Americans Marvin Bracy (10.14) and Dentarius Locke (10.17) at the Brazilian Grand Prix in the northern city of Belem.

Obama helps open Gay Games in Ohio

President Barack Obama helped kick off the international Gay Games in Cleveland with a surprise video message shown at the opening ceremonies. Obama welcomed athletes, coaches, families and spectators from around the world to Ohio and the United States as the event began Saturday night.