Sports Briefs for Monday, August 25

Quigley wins WNBA sixth woman of year

CHICAGO — Sky guard Allie Quigley earned WNBA sixth woman of the year honors Sunday.

Quigley garned 26 votes from the 38-member national media panel of sportswriter and broadcasters. She averaged 11.2 points, nearly 7.5 points more a game than she had last season.

The DePaul graduate scored in double figures in 21 games, including a two 20-plus point efforts. She shot 88 percent from the free throw line and 39 percent from behind the 3-point arc.

Dixon gets dramatic Sonoma IndyCar win

SONOMA, Calif. — Scott Dixon passed Mike Conway with three laps to go at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, earning a dramatic IndyCar victory and muddying the overall championship race.

Series leader Will Power finished ninth after a ferocious last-lap push past Justin Wilson, setting up an intriguing finish to the Indy Car season Saturday at Fontana.

After starting on the pole, Power fell back to 20th with a mid-race spin. IndyCar is reviewing Power’s tactics on the final lap.

Dixon is out of the race to defend his 2013 title, but he surged for his 35th career victory after leader Graham Rahal was forced to the pits for gas with four laps left.

Ricciardo captures Belgian GP win

SPA, Belgium — Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo beat Nico Rosberg to win an incident-packed Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, while Rosberg extended his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in acrimonious circumstances.

Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas was third.

The increasingly strained relations at Mercedes could now get even worse after Rosberg effectively ended Hamilton’s race chances with a risky overtaking move that saw him clip and puncture the Briton’s left tire.

Hamilton retired with five laps remaining.

It was a second straight win for Ricciardo after victory at the Hungarian GP.

Vols announce addition of transfer Woodson

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has officially announced the arrival of Memphis transfer Dominic Woodson, though the 6-foot-10 forward’s status for the 2014-15 season remains uncertain.

In a university release, Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall said Woodson had officially enrolled at school.

Compiled from The Associated Press