Friday, October 31, 2014
Madison Bumgarner punctuated a World Series performances for the ages by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday night.
Madison Bumgarner was limbering up at Kauffman Stadium this week, getting loose with his San Francisco teammates near the dugout, when Tim Hudson and Michael Morse sneaked up from behind and playfully ruffled the pitcher's long, scraggly locks.
Roger Federer was made to fight all the way by local favorite Jeremy Chardy before reaching the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday, while Andy Murray moved one match away from qualifying for the ATP Finals.
Manchester City's defense of the League Cup was ended by a 2-0 home loss to Newcastle in the last 16 on Wednesday, with an injury to playmaker David Silva completing a miserable night for the out-of-form English champions.
Pau Gasol scored 21 points and had 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut to help the Bulls spoil Derek Fisher's first game as an NBA coach by beating the New York Knicks 104-80 on Wednesday.
This will be a season opener unlike any other — one that also brings closure.
Justin Abdelkader scored twice in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings come back for a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday.
Feeling comfortable with the sunny and breezy weather, world No. 1 Inbee Park and No. 6 Shanshan Feng each fired an 8 under 64 Thursday to share the first-round lead at the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship, the Taiwan leg of the LPGA tour.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
After long waits to make their World Series debuts, Tim Hudson and Jeremy Guthrie will get another opportunity to pitch Wednesday night.
Even as he pitched in a must-win game of the World Series, Yordano Ventura's thoughts were never far from Oscar Taveras on the day his friend was buried.