Thursday, March 6, 2014
Houston brought LeBron James and his Miami teammates back to earth, a day after he scored a record 61 points, by beating the Heat 106-103 on Tuesday.
Steve Stricker usually doesn't show up for a tournament on a Sunday. He made an exception for this week's Cadillac Championship, and it made perfect sense.
Russia will open its first ever Paralympic Games in Sochi on Friday, a chance to lift the stigma against people with disabilities in the country but already shadowed by Moscow's intervention in neighboring Ukraine.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Miami's LeBron James scored a career-high and franchise-record 61 points to lead the hosts to a 124-107 win over Charlotte on Friday, moving the Heat back within two games of NBA Eastern Conference leader Indiana.
For one night in Philadelphia, the spirit of a big NBA game was back.
Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-6 (2) in an one-off match at Madison Square Garden on Monday, with the pair mixed the usual exhibition hijinks with some long rallies reminiscent of their epic Grand Slam meetings.
Alex Chiasson broke a third-period tie with his first goal in 13 games, and Lindy Ruff earned his 600th NHL coaching victory with a 3-2 win over his former team, the Buffalo Sabres, on Monday night.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
An exquisite equalizer from Yaya Toure sparked a second-half comeback by Manchester City in the League Cup final on Sunday, with a 3-1 victory over Sunderland giving Manuel Pellegrini his first trophy as manager.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late equalizer as Real Madrid avoided a bruising derby defeat at Spanish title rival Atletico Madrid with a 2-2 draw on Sunday.
Tony Parker had 22 points and seven assists in his return from a six-game absence to lead the San Antonio Spurs' attack in a 112-106 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.