Thursday, January 29, 2015
Taiwan's Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) moved to within one match of her first Grand Slam title on Wednesday after she and China's Zheng Jie (鄭潔) steamrolled through their women's doubles semifinal at the Australian Open.
Madison Keys defeated one Williams sister Wednesday at the Australian Open. On Thursday, the 19-year-old American will try to make it two, and this sibling might be a little tougher, even with a cold.
Chicago's Derrick Rose hit a step-back jumper with 7 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Bulls a thrilling 113-111 win against Golden State on Tuesday, ending the Warriors' franchise-record 19-game home winning streak.
Branislav Ivanovic headed Chelsea into the League Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Liverpool on Tuesday, settling an enthralling semifinal in extra time.
Ange Postecoglou said he's not worried about South Korea's miserly defense in the Asian Cup final after the Socceroos underlined their incredible ability to score through almost any player.
Anaheim won 4-0 at Vancouver on Tuesday to maintain its lead atop the NHL standings following the resumption from the All-Star break, and continue its recent dominance of the Canucks.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Rafael Nadal's Australian Open dream lay in tatters Tuesday with the third seed crushed by Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals, but Maria Sharapova showed who's boss by slapping down Eugenie Bouchard.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft defiantly defended his team, coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady on Monday as they opened Super Bowl week amid the football deflating controversy.
Anthony Davis had 32 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots as the New Orleans Pelicans stretched their season-long winning streak to four games with a 99-74 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday.
South Korean Olympic swimming star and national icon Park Tae-hwan fought to clear his name on Tuesday as he reeled from the shock news that he failed a doping test.