Friday, July 25, 2014
Bartolo Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game, giving up a single to Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning as the New York Mets held off a late comeback to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday.
Louis van Gaal's reign as manager of Manchester United got off to a rousing start on Wednesday with a 7-0 friendly victory over Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy.
A 90th-minute own goal Wednesday cost Liverpool a 1-0 loss to AS Roma but an early spill left striker Fabio Borini with a much more worrisome right shoulder injury.
On the last of four Pyrenees ascents, Rafal Majka winked at a French TV camera and tugged playfully at a motorcycle's antenna.
England's Jodie Stimpson won the opening gold of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday on a day when the multi-sport event was hit by the withdrawal of athletics legend Mo Farah.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Baltimore's recalled pitcher Miguel Gonzalez held Los Angeles scoreless for the first seven innings to set up a 4-2 win for the Orioles at the Angels on Tuesday, maintaining their four-game lead atop the American League East division.
Real Madrid on Tuesday signed Colombian striker James Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup, from Monaco on a six-season contract.
Brazil is bringing back Dunga to coach the national soccer team, four years after he was fired from the same job.
Michael Rogers said he had learned lessons when serving a temporary doping suspension that helped him win his first ever Tour de France stage.
Orlando's Victor Oladipo and Utah's Trey Burke were among 13 players named Tuesday to a USA Select squad that will help train America's Basketball World Cup squad of NBA stars.