Monday, January 26, 2015
Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge reversed his previous decision to have thumb surgery and turned out for the Trail Blazers on Saturday, helping them to a 103-96 win against Washington.
Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal put earlier stumbles behind them to complete convincing wins Sunday and move into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.
The FA Cup lived up to its so-called “giant-killing” reputation on Saturday when Chelsea and Manchester City were eliminated at home by lower-league opposition on a day of fourth-round shocks in the world's oldest knockout competition.
Lazio came back to beat visiting AC Milan 3-1 and move into third place in Serie A on Saturday.
Veteran striker Dimitar Berbatov scored in the 1-0 win over Lille for fifth-place Monaco to extend its unbeaten run to 12 games on Saturday and keep the pressure on the top three in the French league.
Matt Kuchar's ball crashed into the rocks at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains and shot sideways into the All-American Canal.
Canada's Olympic star Shea Weber blitzed the field in the hardest shot event Saturday as the National Hockey League's all-star skills competition made a triumphant return after a two-year absence.
Adam Jones, who propped 95 times for Wales and five tests for the British and Irish Lions, retired from international rugby on Saturday.
Australia's Rohan Dennis won the Tour Down Under cycle race on Sunday when his United States-based BMC team helped him defend a two-second lead on the 90-kilometer (56-mile) final stage around the streets of Adelaide.
Victory for Latvia's Oskars Melbardis and Daumants Dreiskens in the two-man bobsled World Cup on Saturday lifted them atop the overall standings.