Friday, October 10, 2014
It has been about 30 years since Major League Baseball fans in Baltimore and Kansas City have enjoyed a World Series, but one of those droughts will end this month.
Jamel McLean's score at the buzzer gave ALBA Berlin a 94-93 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, handing the NBA champion a dramatic defeat in its first preseason game.
Roger Federer saved five match points and rallied from a 5-2 deficit in the third-set tiebreaker before finally beating Leonardo Mayer 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (7) in a thrilling second-round match at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday.
Top-seeded Eugenie Bouchard overcame a slow start to beat Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria 6-4, 6-1 in the opening round of the Generali Ladies on Wednesday.
World number one Stacy Lewis of the United States shot a 6-under-par 65 to take a one-stroke lead in the first round of the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia tournament on Thursday.
Portland comfortably beat San Jose and ten-man Houston posted a valuable win at Toronto on Wednesday as both teams boosted their chances of moving into the MLS playoff positions.
Hall of Fame thoroughbred horse racing legend Cigar has died at the age of 24, officials at the Kentucky Horse Park said Wednesday.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
The St. Louis Cardinals will take on the San Francisco Giants in the National League Championship Series after both came up with winning runs in the seventh inning, both won 3-2 and both clinched 3-1 series victories on Tuesday.
Brook Lopez scored 20 points in his return from an injury-shortened season, and Deron Williams also had a strong return from surgery in the Brooklyn Nets' 111-94 victory over Maccabi Tel Aviv on Tuesday night.
The president of La Liga said Tuesday that Catalan clubs like Barcelona and Espanyol would be excluded from Spain's top tier should the region succeed in its push for independence from Spain.