Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The explosive growth of mixed martial arts (MMA) in Asia is putting the squeeze on boxing as it attracts millions of young fans and sells out venues across the region.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Shelby Miller's no-hit bid ended with two outs in the ninth inning Sunday when Justin Bour singled sharply up the middle, as the Atlanta Braves right-hander pitched a two-hitter in a 6-0 win over the Miami Marlins that completed a three-game sweep.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic bolstered his clay-court credentials a week ahead of Roland Garros with a convincing 6-4, 6-3 win over Roger Federer on Sunday to capture his fourth Italian Open title.
In the Premier League, Arsenal stayed ahead of Manchester United in the fight for third place after a draw at Old Trafford.
Sidney Crosby led Canada to its first hockey world championship title since 2007 Sunday with a goal and an assist in a dominant 6-1 victory over defending champion Russia in the final.
Monday, May 18, 2015
Liverpool great Steven Gerrard was denied a fairytale finish to his Anfield career when Crystal Palace won 3-1 in his final home game on Saturday as Leicester completed one of the great escapes to preserve their Premier League status.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard told supporters he was "devastated" about leaving the club during a heartfelt on-pitch address after his final game at Anfield on Saturday.
Paris Saint Germain won a third straight French Ligue 1 title on Saturday when a 2-1 win at Montpellier gave them an unassailable lead over second-placed Lyon with just one match to play.
Miguel Cabrera's bat gave the Detroit Tigers a smashing start. His underrated defense helped save them late.