Friday, November 14, 2014
The New Orleans Pelicans pulled away from the reeling Los Angeles Lakers in the second half to win 109-102 on Wednesday, with Anthony Davis having 25 points, 12 rebounds and six blocked shots for the hosts.
Novak Djokovic lost the first two games of his match against Stan Wawrinka. After that, there was no stopping the world No. 1.
New Zealand teen Lydia Ko was named the LPGA Rookie of the Year on Wednesday, the two-time 2014 winner becoming the youngest player to ever claim the award at 17.
Russia and Qatar were cleared Thursday by a FIFA judge of corruption in their winning bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Taiwan will host the 2015AIBA Women's Junior and Youth World Boxing Championships, according to the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Toronto erased an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter and overran Orlando 104-100 on Tuesday, notching their ninth-consecutive win over the Magic and opening a two-game lead atop the NBA's Atlantic Division.
Baltimore's Buck Showalter was voted American League Manager of the Year for the third time on Tuesday, and Washington's Matt Williams won the National League honor following his first season as a big league skipper.
Roger Federer made the most of Kei Nishikori's erratic play Tuesday to secure a 6-3, 6-2 victory and move closer to a semifinal spot at the ATP Finals while Andy Murray posted his first victory to stay in contention at the elite tournament.
Morocco was thrown out of the 2015 African Cup of Nations and dumped as the host Tuesday after refusing to commit to the scheduled dates early next year because of fears over Ebola.
Thomas Mueller and Bayern Munich led the player and team rankings in the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday.