Weekend Sports In Brief

The Associated Press Published:

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Zion Spearman scored on shortstop Matt Adams' two-out throwing error to first base in the sixth inning to give Philadelphia a 7-6 victory over Pearland, Texas, on Sunday night in the Little League World Series.

Scott Bandura reached on a bunt leading off the sixth. Two outs later, Spearman tied it with a line-drive triple into the left-center gap.

Mo'ne Davis had a bloop RBI single in the first inning for Philadelphia (2-0) to became the sixth girl to get a hit in LLWS history. On Friday in the team's opener, she threw a two-hitter and struck out eight in a 4-0 victory over Nashville, Tennessee.

Meanwhile, Brad Stone hit a grand slam in the first inning and Las Vegas pounded the Jackie Robinson West team, 13-2.

In international play, Shozo Kamata had a pinch-hit, go-ahead two-run single in the fifth inning to help Tokyo, Japan, beat Guadalupe, Mexico, 9-5. Jun Hyeok Yun stole home in the top of the sixth for the go-ahead run for Seoul topped Puerto Rico, 8-5.

Manning dominant: Even Peyton Manning realizes he's ready for the regular season. Or at least darn close.

Manning threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Julius Thomas and dominated in his two series, leading the Denver Broncos past the San Francisco 49ers 34-0 on Sunday to spoil the NFL debut at sparkling $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium.

The 38-year-old Manning, beginning his 17th season after throwing for an NFL-record 55 touchdowns last year, completed 12 of 14 passes for 102 yards and a 120.8 rating.

Panthers win: If Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera has his way, Cam Newton won't be running as many read-option plays as he has in the past.

If Jonathan Stewart runs the way he did Sunday night, Newton won't need to.

Newton completed 4 of 9 passes for 65 yards and led a pair of touchdown drives before exiting late in the second quarter with Carolina (1-1) up 14-6.

• Golf

Park wins playoff: Calm under the intense pressure of a playoff at a major, Inbee Park added another title to her impressive LPGA Tour resume.

Park successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff to end the United States' major streak at three.

Villegas wins: When Camilo Villegas finished his final round in the Wyndham Championship, he was hoping to get into a playoff.

Villegas shot a 7-under 63 and finished at 17-under 263.

Langer rallies: Bernhard Langer rallied to win the Dick's Sporting Goods Open for his fifth Champions Tour victory of the year, while Kevin Sutherland followed his tour-record 59 with a 74 to drop into a tie for seventh.

• Basketball

Mercury set record: The Phoenix Mercury set a WNBA record with their 29th win, beating the Seattle Storm 78-65 in the season finale.

Brittney Griner had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help Phoenix (29-5) top the previous mark set by Los Angeles (28-4 in 2000 and 2001) and Seattle (28-6 in 2010).

Marion joins Cavs: Shawn Marion wanted another shot at an NBA title. He'll get it playing with LeBron James. The 36-year-old Marion forward has agreed to a contract with the Cavaliers.

The Cavs can only offer Marion a deal worth $1.4 million because they're out of room under the salary cap.

• Elsewhere

Powers holds on: With traffic ahead and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya closing in from behind, Will Power stepped on the accelerator. The IndyCar points leader maneuvered through the high-speed gridlock to claim a crucial victory at the Milwaukee Mile.

Power raced to his third victory this season, and his first on an oval.

Stars capture titles: Federer won his unprecedented sixth title in Cincinnati, beating David Ferrer 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 at the Western & Southern Open.

In the women's draw, Serena Williams got her first Cincinnati championship on her sixth try.

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