US wins Fed Cup final...Federer beats Sock...Vettel wins Brazilian GP
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The United States has won its 18th Fed Cup title and the first since 2000 with a 3-2 win against Belarus. CoCo Vandeweghe (KOH’-koh VAN’-duh-way) and Shelby Rogers beat Aryna Sabalenka and Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-3, 7-6 in the deciding doubles of the 2017 final. Sasnovich had kept Belarus alive after beating U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens 4-6, 6-1, 8-6 to leave the final level at 2-2.
LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer has won his opening match at the season-ending ATP Finals. The 19-time Grand Slam champion beat American Jack Sock 6-4, 7-6. The 36-year-old Federer is the oldest player ever to qualify for the season-ending tournament, which started in 1970.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has won the Brazilian Grand Prix, soldifying his hold on second place after Lewis Hamilton won the season title two week ago in Mexico City. Pole sitter Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes finished second with Kimi Raikkonen (KEE’-mee RAY’-koh-nehn) of Ferrari third and Hamilton fourth.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys will be without Ezekiel Elliott as they take on the Falcons in Atlanta. The star running back has finally begun serving a six-game suspension over allegations of domestic violence. The winner of this afternoon’s game will be in a decent position for a run toward the playoffs. Dallas leads the NFC East at 5-3. Atlanta is 4-4.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas quarterback Cole Kelley has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, careless driving and other offenses. A report filed by the Fayetteville Police Department says the 20-year-old redshirt freshman was booked this morning after refusing to take a breath test. Kelley played in the fourth quarter in Arkansas’ 33-10 loss to LSU yesterday.