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WISNIEWSKI PART OF LIGHTNING CUTS

TAMPA — Veteran D James Wisniewski, 32, was released by the Lightning from his tryout Sunday, part of 24 cuts to trim the roster to 28. Wisniewski admitted he struggled to adjust to the team's system of defensemen joining the rush. For the full list of cuts, see the Lightning Strikes blog at tampabay.com/blogs/lightning.

GOLF

In-Kyung Kim rallies

In-Kyung Kim won the Reignwood LPGA Classic in Beijing for her first LPGA Tour victory in six years. Kim shot 7-under 66 to finish at 24-under 268, a stroke ahead of third-round leader Mi Jung Hur (70) and Mirim Lee (68). Ariya Jutanugarn shot 65 to tie for sixth at 18 under and take the lead from idle Lydia Ko in the points race for player of the year.

SOCCER

Man City loses first

Visiting Tottenham hounded Manchester City into submission in a 2-0 victory in the English Premier League that consigned Pep Guardiola to his first loss in 12 games. Also, Arsenal beat host Burnley 1-0 to win its fifth straight.

SPAIN: Atletico Madrid won 2-0 at Valencia to lead the league for the first time this season.

MLS: Montreal beat host Orlando City 1-0 to eliminate Orlando from playoff contention.

NWSL: Lynn Williams scored twice in overtime and visiting Western New York beat Portland 4-3 for a spot in the championship game Sunday against Washington.

ET CETERA

PRO BASKETBALL: Maya Moore scored 20 to help defending WNBA champion Minnesota beat host Phoenix 82-67, completing a three-game sweep of the semifinal series. Courtney Vandersloot scored 17 and host Chicago held off Los Angeles 70-66 to force Game 4. … Kings G Darren Collison was suspended eight games without pay by the NBA because of a domestic violence incident involving his wife.

TENNIS: Tomas Berdych retained the Shenzhen (China) Open title after defeating Richard Gasquet 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (2-7), 6-3 in the final. It was Berdych's first ATP World Tour title since winning the Stockholm Open almost a year ago.

Joe Smith, Times staff writer; Times wires

Sports in brief 10/02/16 [Last modified: Sunday, October 2, 2016 9:06pm]
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