Saturday, August 2, 2014
Los Angeles is the hot city as the Major League Baseball season heads into August, with both the Angels and the Dodgers winning on Thursday to assert their credentials as pennant contenders in their respective leagues.
Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes was sent from the Oakland A's to Boston on Thursday for star pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes just ahead of Major League Baseball's trade deadline.
Czech top seed Tomas Berdych was ousted from the ATP and WTA Washington Open on Thursday, falling 6-2, 6-4 to Canada's Vasek Pospisil in a third-round match.
Australia's Marc Leishman fired a six-under par 64 on Thursday to seize a one-stroke lead in the Bridgestone Invitational with defending champion Tiger Woods four shots back.
Manu Ginobili walked off the court in June an NBA champion.
Tom Huddlestone missed a penalty as Hull City emerged form their first foray into Europe in their 110-year history with a goalless draw at Slovakian side Trencin.
Claudio Pizarro scored the only goal as Bayern Munich beat Chivas Guadalajara 1-0 on Thursday in a friendly match at Red Bull arena to launch the Bundesliga champions' U.S. tour.
Botswanan tyro Nijel Amos trumped world record holder David Rudisha in thrilling style over 800 meters at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.
Alex Dowsett said the disappointment of not being selected for the Tour de France spurred him on to claim Commonwealth gold in the individual time trial.
Joelle King's defense of the Commonwealth Games women's doubles squash title she won with Jaclyn Hawkes is over after she and new partner Amanda Landers-Murphy were beaten by Indians Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal 11-9, 11-5.