Scott Dixon won Honda Indy Toronto on Sunday, his third title at the event.

The New Zealand native finished the 85-lap course on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place first, with Simon Pagenaud finishing second. Robert Wickens was third, marking the third year in a row a Canadian landed on the podium.

James Hinchcliffe of Canada was fourth after two straight years of third-place finishes.

Josef Newgarden looked poised to defend his title and win for the third time in Toronto, leading for most of the first 32 laps. But on Turn 1 of lap 33, the 27-year-old American hit the wall, allowing Dixon to take the lead, and he cruised to victory from there.


Contender Porte crashes, exits Tour

John Degenkolb won a three-man sprint to conclude the action-packed Stage 9 of the Tour de France.

Overall contender Richie Porte crashed out of the race, and favorite Chris Froome overcame a tumble.

Yellow-jersey holder Greg Van Avermaet crossed second and increased his overall lead to 43 seconds.


MLS: Portland played to a scoreless draw against host Los Angeles FC, extending its unbeaten streak to 12 in MLS games and 14 in all competitions.

Poker: John Cynn of Evanston, Ill., won the World Series of Poker no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event in Las Vegas, eliminating Tony Miles of Lake Mary, Fla., on the 442nd hand of the final table, after playing 199 hands just against each other. Cynn, 33, won $8.8 million.

NHL: Retired goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35.

Minnesota Scene: Tommy Collier struck out 10, pitching the Kansas City T-Bones to a 5-2 victory over the St. Paul Saints in Kansas City, Kan., and ending the Saints' six-game winning streak.

WNBA: Candace Parker scored 34 points and finished one assist shy of a triple double as Los Angeles beat host Las Vegas 99-78. … Brittney Griner scored a season-high 36 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help Phoenix beat host Indiana 101-82 and end a three-game skid.