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Second-round stunners…Simpson leads PGA event…Cueto returning…Jenner, Jackets agree

LONDON (AP) – Wimbledon will continue without third seeds Garbine Muguruza and Marin Cilic, who were beaten in the second round at the All England Club on Thursday. Muguruza was stunned 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 by 47th-ranked Alison Van Uytvanck, and Cilic blew a two-sets-to-none lead in a 3-6, 1-6, 6-4, 7-6, 7-5 loss to Argentina’s Guido Pella. Women’s top seed Simona Halep advanced to the third round with a 7-5, 6-0 rout of Saisai Zheng, and top-ranked Rafael Nadal reached Round 3 by earning a 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 win over Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan.

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. (AP) – Webb Simpson is off to a great start at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. He shot a 9-under 61 in the PGA event for a one-stroke lead over Whee Kim. Simpson posted his career-best score after shaking off a two-hour weather delay with six holes left in his round.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) РJohnny Cueto  is expected to be reinstated from the disabled list and pitch when the Giants open a four-game series at home against the Cardinals. Cueto was placed on the disabled list May 1 with inflammation in his right elbow. He is 3-0 with a 0.84 ERA in five starts this season.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Columbus Blue Jackets have worked out a contract with restricted free agent Boone Jenner. A person with direct knowledge of the contract told The Associated Press that the forward will receive $15 million over the next four seasons. Jenner had 13 goals and tied his career high with 19 assists for the Jackets last season.

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Jeff Long will take over as the Kansas athletic director on Aug. 1. The longtime Arkansas AD signed a five-year, fully guaranteed contract and takes over for Sheahon Zenger, who led the department for seven years. Zenger was fired May 21 for what Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod called “a lack of progress” within the department.

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