Saturday, June 15, 2013
American qualifier Alison Riske continued her love affair with the Birmingham WTA tournament on Thursday when she reached her third career quarterfinal at the Wimbledon warm-up.
Defending champion Tommy Haas advanced to the quarterfinals of the Gerry Weber Open on Thursday by outlasting Ernests Gulbis 7-6 (5), 6-4.
Recently retired soccer superstar David Beckham will be joined by his wife Victoria during a seven-day visit to China next week, reports said Friday.
World cycling's governing body has backed a proposal to carry out an independent audit of its role in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal that rocked the sport.
Friday, June 14, 2013
The affection was genuine. Even better was beating Jack Nicklaus in a playoff. So when Lee Trevino got his hands on the U.S. Open trophy in 1971, the man who never lacked for one-liners gushed, “I love Merion, and I don't even know her last name.”
Andrew Shaw's goal in triple overtime sealed a marathon 4-3 victory for the Chicago Blackhawks over the Boston Bruins as the Stanley Cup Finals opened with a Game 1 thriller on Wednesday.
Starling Marte had a career-high four hits and scored four times, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 12-8 on Wednesday night.
Alfredo Aceves threw six solid innings, Daniel Nava homered and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Wednesday night.
Australia scored a major coup Thursday when it was announced that the 2014 U.S. Major League Baseball season will open in Sydney with the six-time World Series winners LA Dodgers facing the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Brooklyn Nets made a major splash by naming recently retired point guard Jason Kidd as their new head coach on Wednesday.