Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The Arizona Diamondbacks boosted their payroll to unprecedented levels, hoping the influx would break them out of a rough two years.
The Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons that included at least 92 losses in each of the last four years.
Kaka is Major League Soccer's highest-paid player. The Brazilian attacker is earning a base salary of US$6.6 million from Orlando City, according to figures released Monday by the MLS Players Union. Including a prorated share of compensation not specified to a specific year, his total earnings rise to a league-record US$7,167,500.
Paris Saint-Germain has even more reason to fear Barcelona star Lionel Messi when the teams meet in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Antonio Di Natale scored twice as Udinese beat struggling Parma 4-2 to move third in the Serie A standings on Monday.
Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs, returning from injury to score three touchdowns Monday night. Tom Brady is still stuck in neutral for New England, picked off twice as Kansas City routed the Patriots 41-14.
Asian Games organizers on Tuesday expelled Malaysia's wushu gold medal-winner Tai Cheau Xuen after she became the third doping failure of the giant event.
An ancient contact sport rooted in Indian mythology and said to date back 5,000 years, “kabaddi” is proving a knockout at the Asian Games as its popularity spreads.
Japan has protested to Asian Games organizers in South Korea after the image of a Korean hero who assassinated a senior Japanese official a century ago was shown in a stadium, officials said Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Move over Paris Saint-Germain, step up Marseille.