Saturday, April 25, 2015
The New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight win on Thursday, beating Atlanta 6-3, thanks chiefly to Daniel Murphy, who drove in four runs.
Substitute Kevin Gameiro scored late to give titleholder Sevilla a 2-2 draw at Zenit St. Petersburg for a place in the Europa League semifinals on Thursday.
Washington rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov scored twice to lead the Capitals to a 5-1 win against the New York Islanders on Thursday to take a 3-2 lead in their NHL first-round playoff series.
Defending champion Lydia Ko shot a five-under 67 to seize the early lead at the LPGA Tour's Swinging Skirts Classic tournament on Thursday.
Three-time defending Stuttgart champion Maria Sharapova lost her opening clay-court match of the season Thursday, going down 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 to Germany's Angelique Kerber in the German city.
Judd Trump will play Hong Kong's Marco Fu in the second round of the World Championship following his 10-6 win over Stuart Carrington on Thursday.
The Astana team of 2014 Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali has survived a review of its top-tier racing status ordered after several doping cases.
"You're not tough enough to be a jockey," Irish trainer Jim Bolger told a teenage Tony (AP) McCoy -- seldom has a remark been taken so to heart and over 20 years later he bows out as perhaps the toughest rider of all.
Freddie Roach's hip is killing him, and his sternum feels like somebody dropped an anvil on his chest. He took a shot to the chin the other day, and it knocked him across the ring onto the far ropes.