Saturday, April 12, 2014
A Jamaican disciplinary panel on Thursday banned former 100-meter world record holder Asafa Powell from athletics for 18 months after the veteran sprinter tested positive for a banned stimulant last June.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Atletico Madrid finally got the better of Spanish rival Barcelona on Wednesday as Koke's early goal guided his team to a 1-0 win and into the Champions League semifinals with a 2-1 aggregate victory.
A strengthened Oklahoma City beat the Los Angeles Clippers 107-101 in Wednesday's clash of NBA divisional leaders, with Russell Westbrook scoring 30 points in his return to the lineup.
Detroit's Victor Martinez hit a leadoff home run in the 10th inning to give the Tigers a 7-6 win at the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday and rescue his closer who gave up a big lead.
Anaheim sealed its second-straight NHL Pacific Division title by beating San Jose 5-2 on Wednesday, and moved to the top of the Western Conference.
The 78th Masters will get underway at Augusta National early Thursday morning with living legends Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player hitting the first balls as honorary starters.
The Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball team announced Wednesday that it had officially added Taiwanese pitcher Lee Chen-chang to its 25-man roster.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Washington leapfrogged Miami to the top of the National League East division by beating the Marlins 5-0 on Tuesday, with Gio Gonzalez pitching six scoreless innings.
Minnesota added another big scalp to its recent record by comfortably beating NBA-leading San Antonio 110-91 on Monday. The Timberwolves have beaten the two conference leaders over their past three games, having also downed Miami.
Geno Auriemma and Connecticut stand alone in women's college basketball, and they reached the top in unprecedented fashion.