Saturday, January 24, 2015
Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP and Hall of Famer who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday. He was 83.
The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said on Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated.
Derrick Rose scored 22 points and the struggling Chicago Bulls beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-81 on Thursday night.
Tunisia put power cuts and flooding behind them to seize the Group B initiative Thursday at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.
Forward Sergio Garcia scored one goal and set up another to lead Espanyol's exciting 3-1 win over Sevilla on Thursday to take a lead in their Copa del Rey quarterfinal.
Jeff Gordon, the charismatic four-time NASCAR champion who became the face of the stock car series as it exploded in popularity a generation ago, will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season.
A stunned Roger Federer was dumped from the Australian Open Friday in his worst showing since 2001 as Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray and Eugenie Bouchard battled to stay in the title hunt.
With Li Na in retirement and not defending her title at the Australian Open, there are far fewer Chinese flags and fans with red-and-yellow-streaked faces in the stands at Melbourne Park.
A record batting blitz by Luke Ronchi and Grant Elliott set New Zealand up for an overwhelming 108-run win over Sri Lanka in their fifth one-day international in Dunedin Friday.
World Cup favorites France survived a second half scare from the bottom team in Group C, Algeria, on Thursday to win 32-26 and maintain their unbeaten record.