Sunday, March 9, 2014
Paralympians set out about turning the spotlight on to the sporting action as competition got underway in the Winter Paralympics on Saturday after an opening ceremony overshadowed by Russia's intervention in Crimea.
Michael Schumacher's spokeswoman says he is “still in the wake-up phase” and that his medical situation is unchanged.
James Harden had 28 points and Houston used a huge third quarter to turn a close game into a blowout against Indiana.
Victoria Azarenka tumbled out of the BNP Paribas Open on Friday, beaten 6-0, 7-6 (2) by American Lauren Davis in her first match in more than a month.
Pittsburgh won 3-2 at Anaheim after a shootout in Friday's clash of the NHL's two divisional leaders, with Evgeni Malkin scoring the Penguins' tying goal during a power play in the third period and Brandon Sutter netting the winner in a six-round shootout.
Marseille's Champions League hopes were dented on Friday as it fell to a surprise 1-0 defeat at home to Nice in the French league.
Olympic Super-G champion Anna Fenninger won her second World Cup race in two days on Friday when she captured the giant slalom at Are and took charge of the overall standings.
Matt Kuchar played out of the rough to birdie the 18th hole for a 2-over 74 on Friday, joining an exclusive group at the Cadillac Championship — one of only four players below par after wet and windy rounds at an unforgiving Doral.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Jhonas Enroth made 43 saves to spoil the return of Tampa Bay star Steven Stamkos and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Lightning 3-1 on Thursday night.
Tim Duncan had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed against the Miami Heat, weathering a sluggish third quarter for an intense and emotional 111-87 victory Thursday.