Sunday, February 22, 2015
Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame the stiffest test so far in his first clay-court tournament of the season, defeating No. 6 Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 4-6, 7-5, 6-0 to reach the semifinals of the Rio Open.
Retief Goosen handled the tough conditions at Riviera so well on Friday that it brought back some fond memories.
Bron James set aside first-half foul trouble to finish with 28 points in only 25 minutes Friday night, and Kyrie Irving scored 25 points, helping the surging Cleveland Cavaliers overwhelm the Washington Wizards 127-89.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
A bit of weather role reversal was creating opposite vibes for the co-hosts of the Cricket World Cup on Friday.
Yoshihito Nishioka, a 19-year-old from Japan, became the first teenage qualifier to reach the quarterfinals of the Delray Beach Open since his countryman, Kei Nishikori, won the title as an 18-year-old in 2008.
The Oklahoma City Thunder signaled their intentions for the second half of the NBA season on Thursday with a 104-89 pounding of Dallas.
The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers are planning a shared stadium in the Los Angeles area if both teams fail to get new stadium deals in their current hometowns.
The former Marussia Formula One team on Thursday won a battle to come out of bankruptcy administration and is hoping to get back onto the Grand Prix grid this year.
The New York Islanders took a share of the NHL Eastern Conference lead by beating league-leading Nashville 5-2 on Thursday, with Nick Leddy contributing a goal and two assists.
Friday, February 20, 2015
FloridaTaiwan's Lu Yen-hsun upset top-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa 7-6 (6), 6-3 on Wednesday night in chilly conditions in the second round of the Delray Beach Open.