Reuters Sports News Summary

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.

Redskins will take time choosing Gruden's successor

The Washington Redskins aren't expected to begin the search for a head coach to replace the fired Jay Gruden until the end of the season, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Sunday. Instead, interim head coach Bill Callahan and the remainder of the coaching staff will be given a shot by owner Daniel Snyder to turn around the Redskins, who entered play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins at 0-5, Schefter said.

MLB notebook: Angels reportedly knew of Skaggs' drug use

A Los Angeles Angels employee admitted to federal investigators that he provided oxycodone to Tyler Skaggs, used the drug with the late pitcher for years, and that the team knew about Skaggs' drug abuse, ESPN reported Saturday. Eric Kay, the Angels' director of communications, also told the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration that five other players used opiates while with the team, according to an investigation by the network's "Outside the Lines."

Kosgei shatters Radcliffe's world record, Cherono wins men's race

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei broke Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old women's marathon world record but former Alberto Salazar coached athletes, including Mo Farah, were never a factor in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday. The 25-year-old Kosgei set a blistering pace from the start to run two hours, 14 minutes, four seconds and shatter Radcliffe's previous record of 2:15:25 which the Briton set in London in April 2003.

'It's crazy': American Gauff wins first WTA title at age 15

American teenage sensation Coco Gauff became the youngest player to win a WTA title in 15 years as she beat former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in the Linz Open final on Sunday. The 15-year-old Gauff, who started the season ranked well outside the world's top 600, beat Latvia's Ostapenko 6-3 1-6 6-2 in a topsy-turvy contest.

Phillies to interview Girardi, Showalter, Baker

Joe Girardi, Buck Showalter and Dusty Baker will interview for the Philadelphia Phillies' managerial vacancy this week, according to multiple reports. The Phillies canned Gabe Kapler on Thursday after he compiled a 161-163 record with zero postseason appearances in two seasons on the bench.

American Biles wins record 24th medal at worlds

American Simone Biles clinched a record 24th medal at the world gymnastics championships on Sunday, becoming the most decorated athlete in the event's history. The 22-year-old's fourth gold medal of the week in Stuttgart, in the balance beam final, ensures she has now overtaken Belarusian Vitaly Scherbo's tally of 23.

NFL notebook: WR Brown reportedly wants to play

Antonio Brown wants to resolve his off-field issues and return to the NFL soon, as ESPN reported Saturday the former Steelers-Raiders-Patriots wideout hopes to have his playing status cleared up "in the next few weeks." Brown, 31, is being investigated by the NFL under its personal conduct policy after a former trainer filed a lawsuit alleging that he sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions.

Sweden's Peterson overcomes Watson to win Tianjin Open

Sweden's Rebecca Peterson won her second title of the 2019 Asian swing as she defeated Britain's Heather Watson 6-4 6-4 in the Tianjin Open final on Sunday. Both players waited through a five-hour rain delay, with adverse weather during the warm-up then forcing a switch to an indoor facility.

NHL roundup: Oilers stay unbeaten, drop Rangers

Connor McDavid scored the go-ahead goal on a power play with 10:16 remaining, and Leon Draisaitl collected two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers dominated the third period and remained unbeaten with a 4-1 victory over the host New York Rangers on Saturday afternoon. The Oilers improved to 5-0 for the first time since the 1985-86 season and became the first team in NHL history to open a season with five straight wins while overcoming a deficit in each contest.

Kipchoge yet to make Tokyo 2020 plans, targets full recovery

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge said he needs time to recover physically and mentally after becoming the first person to run a marathon in under two hours and has yet to decide if he will defend his title at next year's Tokyo Olympics. World record holder Kipchoge smashed the two-hour barrier on a special course in Vienna on Saturday, finishing in one hour 59 minutes and 40 seconds in an unofficial attempt.