Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Bobby Cox, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, who helped the Atlanta Braves win 14 straight division titles, led a stellar 2014 class into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
David Ortiz hit a three-run homer as the Boston Red Sox beat Tampa Bay 3-2 Sunday to end a five-game losing streak and stop the Rays' longest winning streak in 10 years at nine games.
Spain swept four singles matches Sunday to capture the inaugural LPGA International Crown team match-play title with Belen Mozo sinking an eight-foot birdie putt for the clinching point.
Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.
South Africa ended four-time Commonwealth Games rugby sevens champions New Zealand's unbeaten 30-match run to take gold Sunday while Kenya grabbed two titles on the opening day of the athletics program.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Dan Johnson drove in four runs with a go-ahead infield hit and a three-run homer, helping the Toronto Blue Jays end their 17-game losing streak at Yankee Stadium with a 6-4 victory over New York on Saturday.
Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love, being sought in trade deals by several NBA clubs, will not play for the United States in this year's Basketball World Cup.
Jim Furyk moved into position for his third Canadian Open victory, shooting a 5-under 65 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead at Royal Montreal.
Inbee Park and So Yeon Ryu both birdied the first playoff hole Saturday as South Korea eliminated the top-seeded United States and earned a wild-card berth in the final round of the International Crown.
Wayne Rooney scored twice and Juan Mata added another goal to lift Manchester United to a 3-2 friendly victory over AS Roma on Saturday.