Thursday, March 19, 2015
FIFA's executive committee will decide the definitive winter dates for the 2022 World Cup finals at a meeting starting Thursday knowing that their ruling will only ignite new battles over the controversial tournament in Qatar.
Jonathan Toews scored twice and assisted on both of Marian Hossa's goals to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the slumping New York Islanders 4-1 in the NHL on Tuesday.
Taiwan secured a berth in the second round of the Asian qualifiers for the World Cup after it defeated Brunei 2-0 in their second encounter of the qualifiers Tuesday.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Dwyane Wade scored 21 of his 32 points in the first half and Goran Dragic added 20 as the Miami Heat handed LeBron James another loss on his former home floor with a 106-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday.
Maria Sharapova defeated Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-3 on her sixth match point in a third-round pairing of former No. 1-ranked players at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.
A huge slice of fortune kept Liverpool in the hunt for Champions League qualification on Monday, while second-tier Reading reached its first FA Cup semifinal since 1927 by ending Bradford's surprise run in the competition.
Roma's season went from bad to worse as it lost 2-0 at home to Sampdoria on Monday to leave Rudi Garcia's team in danger of losing out on second place in Serie A after Lazio won 2-0 at Torino.
Rory McIlroy, who has replaced Tiger Woods as golf's world number one, will also supplant the 14-time major champion on EA Sports' PGA Tour video game.
Steven Stamkos had two goals and set up another as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 Monday in a matchup of the Atlantic Division's top teams.
Peter Sagan sprinted through the rain to win the penultimate stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico on Monday, while Nairo Quintana retained the overall lead heading into the final day.