Tony Stewart was the fastest among 11 drivers who broke the track qualifying record for Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, turning a lap at 98.083 mph under an overcast sky Friday to win the pole position for Sunday’s NASCAR Nextel Cup Subway 500. The pole is the 10th of Stewart’s career and third this season. He’ll start the race in a tie with Jimmie Johnson atop the standings in the Chase for the championship with five races remaining. Johnson will start sixth after a lap at 97.548 mph. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week BASKETBALL: Villanova star forward Curtis Sumpter will be sidelined indefinitely after re-injuring his left knee in practice and will have surgery next month. Sumpter, a versatile player who averaged 15.3 points a game last season, tore his ACL in the first half of a victory over Florida in the second round of the NCAA tournament last season. Sumpter also missed three games last season with other knee injuries and finished third on the team in scoring with a 15.3 average. Willie Sojourner, whose career at Weber State included Big Sky Conference records in scoring and rebounding, died Thursday in a car crash in Italy. He was 58. Sojourner, who played at Weber State from 1968-71, went on play with Julius Erving for Virginia and New York in the ABA before playing professionally in Italy. TENNIS: Male fashion models will work as ball boys during the WTA Tour Championships next year in Madrid, organizers announced. Last year, female models in black string vests and tight knee-length skirts chased balls during some televised matches at the Madrid Masters men’s tournament. The top eight women qualify for the season-ending WTA Tour Championships, which will move from Staples Center to Madrid next year. The event will be held Nov. 7-12. Top-seed Lindsay Davenport beat Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 to advance to the semifinals of the Zurich Open. French Open champion Rafael Nadal, looking for his 11th ATP tournament win of the season, defeated Radek Stepanek 7-6 (9-7), 6-4 to advance to the semifinals of the Madrid Masters. SPEEDSKATING: Shani Davis broke his own course record in the 1,000 meters in 1 minute, 9.14 seconds and Olympic champion Chris Witty won the women’s 1,000 meters at the U.S. Speedskating Long Track competition in West Allis, Wis. The races were the first in four days of competition in the Fall World Cup Qualifier to determine U.S. teams for international competition. Teams for the 2006 Turin Olympics will be chosen in separate trials in December. BOXING: Former welterweight champion Vernon Forrest stopped Elco Garcia in the 10th round of their junior middleweight main event at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula. Forrest, fighting for the second time in three months after a two-year layoff, improved to 37-2 with 28 knockouts. On the undercard, Hector Camacho Jr. of Puerto Rico is now 39-1-1 after an eight-round unanimous decision over Nelson Estupinan of Mexico in a welterweight fight. – Robert Morales Former heavyweight contender David Tua, fighting for only the second time in two years, won a split decision over Cisse Salif in Hollywood, Fla. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Rusty Wallace, seventh in the points standings, will start third in search of his eighth career victory here. He leads active drivers at Martinsville. HOCKEY: The approach of Hurricane Wilma forced the NHL to postpone tonight’s game in Sunrise, Fla., between the Ottawa Senators and the Florida Panthers. They will make up the game on Dec. 5.