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  • 30 August 2019
    STOCKHOLM -- Juan Martin del Potro won the Stockholm Open on Sunday to end a 33-month title drought, beating sixth-seeded Jack Sock 7-5, 6-1.Del Potro, who has struggled with wrist problems in recent years, won his 19th ATP tour title -- and his first since winning in Sydney in 2014.The Argentine, who did not drop a set during the tournament, broke his American opponents serve four times in the final and never faced a break point.Ive been trying to fix my problems for the past two years and I didnt expect to win a title at this moment in my career, the 28-year-old del Potro said. I am so happy to get the trophy here. Its motivation for looking forward to the future.Both players held serve until 5-5 of the opening set, when del Potro raised his game to emerge with a one-set lead.Sock seemed tired in the second set, holding serve only once and winning just two points when returning serve.His serve is massive and very tough to read, which put more pressure on my serve, Sock said. Ive had a long week here and it might have caught up with me a bit.Midway through the match Sock requested medical treatement for pain in his arm.Del Potro, beaten by Andy Murray for the gold medal at the Rio Olympics, reached his second final of the year after beating 2013 champion Grigor Dimitrov in the semifinals. Jason Heyward Cubs Jersey .S. -- Nikolaj Ehlers registered a hat trick for the third straight game and Jonathan Drouin had a goal and five assists as the Halifax Mooseheads hammered the host Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 10-1 on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Jose Quintana Jersey . -- Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings was selected Monday to his second straight Pro Bowl, while guard Kyle Long made it after a solid rookie season. . Takahashi, who had a 10-point lead after the short program, received 268.31 points after the free skate to finish 15 points ahead of second-place Nobunari Oda. Brandon Morrow Jersey . -- The Bishops Gaiters are showing they belong among the countrys top varsity football teams. Fergie Jenkins Cubs Jersey . Brad Jacobs and his Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., team took control of the game early. In a column published by Sports Illustrated on Sunday, Annie Apple, mother of New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple, criticized owner John Mara and the team for their handling of kicker Josh Brown following his alleged domestic abuse.The NFL placed Brown on the commissioners exempt list Friday?after documents surfaced last week in which the veteran kicker admitted to domestic abuse against his wife.Apple, a contributor to?ESPNs?Sunday NFL Countdown, had pointed words for Mara, who said Thursday during a radio interview with WFAN, [Brown] admitted to us hed abused his wife in the past. Whats a little unclear is the extent of that.She wrote:The comments made by John Mara, owner of the New York Giants, were insensitive, dismissive and callous. How are you a so-called champion of domestic violence but lack basic compassion for a victim? Yes, this man signs my sons checks as Ive been reminded on Twitter. Mr. Mara owns the New York Giants. He doesnt own Annie Apple. Wrong is wrong. And Mr. Maras comments were unapologetically wrong and hit at a raw place.SShe went on to tell of her own history with domestic violence, detailing a number of times that she was assaulted by her boyfriend, who later became her husband.dddddddddddd Apple also described the day she chose to leave her husband, while she was about three months pregnant with Eli:Something in me broke. I knew today would be the last day. I didnt know what life would be like with two little boys and a baby on the way, but I knew this was no life. Even if I didnt know I deserved better, I knew my kids did. I held in my tears because I didnt want them to see me break for fear it would break them.My ride came and I got my boys in the car. I hadnt shared what was happening with people. I didnt tell my mom until I had ended up in the emergency room two years prior, but no one could make me stop going back to this man. ... Six months later I had Eli. I never looked back. I never went back.You can read her full column here. ' ' '