Saturday, October 18, 2014
The Texas Rangers on Thursday inked Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager.
The New England Patriots held on for a 27-25 win over the New York Jets on Thursday by blocking Nick Folk's 58-yard field goal attempt on the last play.
Four-time NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant, last season's NBA Most Valuable Player, had surgery Thursday on his broken right foot.
Andy Murray reached the quarterfinals of the Erste Bank Open after a hard-fought 6-4, 6-4 win over Vasek Pospisil of Canada on Thursday.
France's Karine Icher hit a four-under 68 on Friday to surge to the second round lead at the LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship in South Korea.
Stewart Cink birdied seven of the final 11 holes for a 7-under 64 on Thursday and a share of the first-round lead with Martin Laird in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo clocked the fastest time in opening practice Friday, setting up a battle with newly crowned world champion Marc Marquez in this weekend's Australian MotoGP.
A chunk of concrete, stones, coins and lighters were hurled at Albania's players and officials before and during the match against bitter rivals Serbia that was abandoned amid onfield clashes, the Albanian FA said Thursday.
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Friday, October 17, 2014
Unbeaten in their first Major League Baseball playoff appearance since 1985, the Kansas City Royals advanced to the World Series by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 on Wednesday.