Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Montreal took over sole ownership of the NHL Eastern Conference lead with a 2-0 win at Detroit on Monday, with Tomas Plekanec breaking through for the opening goal with only 2:30 remaining.
New Zealand unconvincingly beat second-tier Scotland by three wickets in a low-scoring Pool A match at the World Cup on Tuesday.
Scotland captain Preston Mommsen said Tuesday his side's stirring display against New Zealand underscored the value of having so-called “second-tier” nations at the World Cup.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook poured in 41 points to lead the Western Conference to a 163-158 victory over the East on Sunday in a record-setting NBA All-Star Game.
Ariana Grande's NBA All-Star performance wasn't a slam dunk, but more like a layup: It was good, but you won't remember it tomorrow.
Lionel Messi scored another hat trick as Barcelona took its winning streak to 11 games on Sunday, while Arsenal advanced in the FA Cup.
France's Jean-Baptiste Grange produced a blistering second slalom run Sunday to upset pre-race favorite Marcel Hirscher and claim his second career World Alpine Ski Championships title.
Taiwan's tennis sisters Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) and Chan Hao ching (詹皓晴) won the doubles title at the WTA Pattaya Open in Thailand Sunday.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Stephen Curry bested Golden State Warriors teammate Klay Thompson and six others to win his first 3-point contest, and Minnesota's Zach Lavine put on a spectacular aerial display to take home the dunk competition during All-Star Saturday night.
Bayern Munich routed Hamburger SV 8-0, and Bas Dost's injury-time winner gave Wolfsburg a 5-4 victory at Bayer Leverkusen as the Bundesliga saw a deluge of goals Saturday.