Sunday, November 23, 2014
Roger Federer's valiant attempt to shake off a back injury backfired spectacularly when the Swiss 17-time Grand Slam champion was swept aside by Gael Monfils Friday as France leveled the Davis Cup final at 1-1 on Friday.
Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored one goal and set up another in a 3-1 win over Espanyol at San Mames Stadium on Friday, as the Basque side consolidated its turnaround in the Spanish league.
Ramy Ashour clinched his third World Open title on Friday when he saved a match point in a marathon 13-11, 7-11, 5-11, 11-5, 14-12 triumph against Egyptian compatriot Mohamed El Shorbagy.
Champions Paris Saint-Germain went top for the first time this season with a 3-2 win at mid-table Metz on Friday night, as star forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic made his first start in two months.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Blake Griffin and Chris Paul found themselves all alone on a fast break late in the third quarter, no Miami Heat player even remotely close to them.
Cruzeiro overcame a first-half deficit to beat Gremio 2-1 and move within a victory of clinching its second consecutive Brazilian league title.
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck's reunion with former club Manchester United supplies one of the sub-plots as the Premier League resumes this weekend following the international break.
The owner of English club Wigan has made controversial comments about Jewish people while defending his decision to hire a coach who is under investigation for sending racist and anti-Semitic messages.
Singapore will look to overcome concerns about the pitch at their gleaming new National Stadium as they launch the defense of their AFF Suzuki Cup regional title this weekend.
Adrian Peterson expressed remorse for injuring his 4-year-old son with a switch but said people shouldn't put him in the same category as Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice.