Thursday, June 20, 2013
Ray Allen has made more three pointers than any player in the NBA but with five seconds left and his team three points down on Tuesday, he had not made a single one in the crucial Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
Zack Wheeler lived up the hype in his major league debut, pitching six scoreless innings to lead the New York Mets to a 6-1 victory over the first-place Atlanta Braves and a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday.
Jonny Gomes hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night, completing a doubleheader sweep.
Former MLB slugger Manny Ramirez will soon end his brief but productive baseball journey in Taiwan after playing in the country's professional baseball league for just under three months, the EDA Rhinos announced yesterday.
Jozy Altidore matched an American record with a goal for the fourth match in a row as the United States beat Honduras 1-0 Tuesday to stay atop the table in North American World Cup 2014 qualifying.
Taiwanese tennis standouts Hsieh Su-wei and Lu Yen-hsun both won their first-round matches at their respective warm-up events for Wimbledon on yesterday.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The roar of “Tahiti” from 20,000 fans was as inspiring as it was unsettling for a group of soccer players who struggle to attract 100 fans to their matches usually.
Boston netminder Tuukka Rask collected the shutout but had to share the spotlight with teammate Dan Paille as the Bruins blanked the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Monday to take control of the Stanley Cup Final.
Zack Cozart and Todd Frazier hit upper-deck homers off left-hander Francisco Liriano as the Cincinnati Reds moved a season-high 15 games over .500 by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Monday night.
Max Scherzer improved to 10-0 and struck out 10 and Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer as the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Monday.