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Tsonga claims 12th career title with Moselle Open win

METZ, France — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Gilles Simon 7-6(5) 1-6 6-2 in an all-French final at the Moselle Open to claim his 12th ATP title on Sunday. The third-seeded Tsonga eventually had too much power for his second-seeded opponent in a rematch of the 2013 final won by Simon.

Late goals push Wild past Smoke Eaters

CHILIWACK, British Columbia — The Wenatchee Wild scored twice in the third period Sunday on their way to a 3-1 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters in their second game in the Bauer BCHL Showcase at the Prospera Centre.

MLB to rule on Rose reinstatement by Dec.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Major League Baseball (MLB) said on Friday a decision on whether to lift all-time hits leader Pete Rose’s lifetime ban will be made by the end of 2015. Rose, who earlier this year sent a formal request to have his ban for gambling on baseball games lifted, met with MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred in New York on Thursday to discuss his application for reinstatement.

Twice former MVP Nash joins Golden State

OAKLAND, Calif. — Steve Nash, a retired two-time NBA most valuable player who was one of the best point guards ever to grace the game, has joined the champion Golden State Warriors as a player development consultant. After weeks of speculation, the Warriors made the Nash hire official on Friday. The 41-year-old Canadian’s duties will include being “embedded” for stretches with the Warriors as well as doing on-court work with the team.

Wild win, remain undefeated

CHILIWACK, British Columbia — The Wenatchee Wild scored three second-period goals to beat the Vernon Vipers 3-2 at Prospera Centre on Saturday night.

WVC Saturday: Knights men’s soccer beats North Idaho

WENATCHEE – After starting its Northwest Athletic Conference East Region schedule with three straight losses, the Wenatchee Valley College men’s soccer team knew it couldn’t afford to fall further behind in the standings.

Japan’s 105-yr-old ‘Golden Bolt’ sets sprint record

TOKYO — Japanese centenarian Hidekichi Miyazaki set a fresh record as the world’s oldest competitive sprinter this week, one day after turning 105, but said he was disappointed at falling short of his own personal best. “I wanted to shave off a few more seconds as I got 36 seconds while training,” Miyazaki, wearing a bright red T-shirt and running shorts, said after completing his heat with a time of 42.22 on Wednesday. His personal record of 34.10, chalked up when he was 103, remains unbeaten for centenarian.

Kane party tampering with evidence?

CHICAGO — The attorney for a woman accusing NHL star Patrick Kane of sexual assault said on Wednesday an evidence bag that once contained the case’s rape kit was delivered anonymously to the home of the accuser’s mother. Attorney Thomas Eoannou said he would request an independent investigation “by a separate law enforcement agency into how this breach could have possibly happened.”

World Peace gets shot with Lakers

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers signed forward Metta World Peace on Thursday to a reported one-year, non-guaranteed contract.World Peace, known as Ron Artest before changing his name in 2011, is the 19th player on Los Angeles’ roster. Teams are allowed to carry 20 players in training camp.The 35-year-old has been a presence at Lakers practices this offseason while mentoring forward Julius Randle, the No. 7 overall pick in the 2014 draft who sustained a broken leg in his first game.

Thompson adjusts demand

CLEVELAND — With the start of training camp just days away, Cavaliers restricted free agent Tristan Thompson has reportedly lowered his contract demands. It remains to be seen whether it sparks new dialogue in this stalemate, but it doesn’t seem likely at this point.

WSU coach won’t enter quarrel

PULLMAN — The verbal mortars shot back and forth between Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury and Arkansas coach Brett Bielema have served as a proxy battle in the ongoing debate between those who favor modern offenses and those who espouse more traditional methods of moving the football toward the end zone.