Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Orioles of the Major League Baseball of the United States are reported to offer a one-year US$16 million-plus contract to Taiwanese left-hander Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) this offseason, according to a analysis published Monday by the daily Baltimore Sun.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Travis Ishikawa had three extra-base hits and drove in four runs to power the Pittsburgh Pirates past Kansas City 10-7 in an interleague match on Monday.
Australian football chief Frank Lowy has undergone brain surgery for a condition likely caused when he fell from the presentation stage after the A-League grand final, his Westfield company said Tuesday.
Australian surf champion Mick Fanning vowed Tuesday to return to the waves after a "miracle" escape from a shark attack, as he paid tribute to courageous mate Julian Wilson for rushing to help.
Formula One turned out in force on Tuesday to pay its last respects to Jules Bianchi at the 25-year-old French driver's funeral in his hometown of Nice.
It's a long way from Centre Court at Wimbledon for Roger Federer, who has opened a preschool in impoverished Malawi as part of his charity work.
Two Spanish racers were killed in a chain-reaction crash on the first lap of a World Superbike race.
Zach Johnson won the British Open on Monday, emerging victorious from a gripping four-hole playoff against Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Zack Greinke extended his scoreless streak to 43 2/3 innings, striking out a season-high 11 batters through the eighth inning to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
Andy Murray insists he is willing to put his body on the line again to keep Great Britain on course for Davis Cup glory when they face Australia in the semifinals.