• Local XC runners shine in regional meet: Summit Central Oregon placed third as a team in the Boys 5K Run portion of the Nike Cross Northwest Regional Championships, staged Saturday in Boise, Idaho. Summit CO was led by Matthew Maton, who finished ninth overall with a time of 15 minutes, 56.7 seconds. Also among the top finishers for Summit CO were Eric Alldritt, 11th in 15:58.2, and Travis Neuman, 33rd in 16:20.8. In competition including runners from Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii, Summit CO finished third among 16 teams with 152 points. North Spokane (Wash.) Running Club took top team honors with 58 points.
• Djokovic, Federer reach ATP finals: As usual, Roger Federer is looking to add to one of his many records. And as many expected, Novak Djokovic will be trying to stop him. The top two players in the world advanced to the championship match at the ATP finals on Sunday in London, each looking beatable early before turning things around.Federer, a six-time champion at the season-ending event, advanced by beating U.S. Open champion Andy Murray 7-6 (5), 6-2. The top-ranked Djokovic defeated Juan Martin del Potro 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.
• Sweden’s Myhrer wins World Cup slalom in Finland: Andre Myhrer of Sweden won the first men’s World Cup slalom of the season Sunday in Levi, Finland, holding off defending overall champion Marcel Hirscher of Austria in a close second run. Myhrer led after the first run and did just enough to keep his lead, winning in 1 minute, 49.55 seconds to beat Hirscher by 0.06 seconds. Jens Byggmark of Sweden was 0.61 seconds behind in third.
• No progress made in new round of NHL labor talks: As quickly as NHL labor negotiations got going again, they came to a screeching halt. Now there is no telling when the league and the players will return to the bargaining table. After a one-day break following a series of formal discussions this week, the sides got back to business on Sunday. Less than 90 minutes after talks solely about player-contract issues started, they were over. The players contend the NHL has dug in on its position and is not willing to negotiate. No new plans to talk were made, but today wasn’t ruled out.
• Washington State to review football program allegations: The president of Washington State University has asked the athletic department and the Pac-12 separately to review recent allegations about the football program in Pullman. The move comes one day after star receiver Marquess Wilson quit the team, blaming the coaching staff for what he called abuse of players. Wilson says he left the program because of the actions of first-year coach Mike Leach and his staff. Wilson says the new staff has “preferred to belittle, intimidate and humiliate us,” and that included physical abuse. WSU President Eldon Floyd says in a statement Sunday that he asked the athletic department to report findings and conclusions as soon as possible.
• Rome eyes 2024 Olympics after dropping 2020 bid: Rome is now eyeing the 2024 Summer Olympics after dropping its bid for the 2020 Games because of economic reasons. On Sunday, Rome Mayor Gianni Alemanno said “we have to be ready in 2017 to again present a bid for the Olympics.” Rome was forced to scrap its 2020 bid in February, a day before the deadline to submit paperwork to the International Olympic Committee. Premier Mario Monti said the Italian government would not provide financial backing for an estimated $12.5 billion project at a time of economic crisis. The IOC requires government financial guarantees from bid cities.
— From local and wire reports