Friday, May 29, 2015
After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball's biggest stage again, booking their place in the NBA Finals with a 104-90 win against Houston on Wednesday.
New York's Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig's longstanding record for most RBIs in the American League and help the Yankees beat Kansas City 4-2 on Wednesday, completing a three-game sweep.
Gael Monfils delivered one final ace, his 21st, and closed out his latest raucous, five-set victory on Court Philippe Chatrier to the delight of roaring, partisan spectators.
Portland captain Will Johnson returned to the lineup as the Timbers -- which had been last in the Western Conference -- beat Eastern Conference leader D.C. United 1-0 in Major League Soccer on Wednesday.
Chicago's Duncan Keith had three assists and saved a goal in the third period, as the Blackhawks beat Anaheim 5-2 on Wednesday to force a Game 7 in the NHL Western Conference finals.
Sponsors piled pressure on FIFA leader Sepp Blatter to clean up world soccer as two major corruption scandals overshadowed the start of a congress Thursday at which he will seek a new term.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
ZURICH - FIFA's veteran president Sepp Blatter faced angry demands to resign after US indictments and arrests of top lieutenants engulfed the football supremo in crisis heading into an annual congress Thursday.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Houston's James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points while Golden State's Stephen Curry suffered a scary fall as the Rockets led from start to finish and beat the Warriors 128-115 on Monday to stave off elimination from the NBA playoffs.
New York's Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning that set up the Yankees' 14-1 romp over Kansas City on Monday.