Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Philadelphia Phillies closing pitcher Jonathan Papelbon was suspended seven games by Major League Baseball on Monday for “inappropriate behavior” in Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins.
Barcelona begin their Champions League campaign at home to Cypriot champions APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday in fine form having romped to the top of La Liga with three consecutive wins to give Luis Enrique a dream start to his reign.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
With golden confetti raining on their heads and “Party in the U.S.A” ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything.
Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning as the Detroit Tigers reopened a 1 1/2-game American League Central lead by beating the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka each have Grand Slam singles titles, and Olympic gold together in doubles. Now they've got the chance to win Switzerland's first Davis Cup.
Radamel Falcao made his debut as Manchester United belatedly kick-started their season with a breezy 4-0 win at home to Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League on Sunday.
Valencia eased by Espanyol 3-1 at home on Sunday to remain unbeaten in the Spanish league under new coach Nuno Espirito Santo and continue its turnaround during a drawn-out sale of the club.
American Billy Horschel won the U.S. PGA's season-ending Tour Championship and captured the playoff points crown Sunday, firing a final-round 68 to defeat Jim Furyk and Rory McIlroy by three strokes.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Alex Avila hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers kept their slim AL Central lead, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Saturday night.