Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Melbourne Cup favorite Admire Rakti died from heart failure resulting from natural causes, an investigation into the Japanese galloper's death said Monday.
The Australian Baseball League (ABL) has decided not to allow a controversial Taiwanese player to play for one of its teams after Taiwan's pro league advised against the decision, Australian media reported yesterday., 3 Comments
Monday, December 8, 2014
Draymond Green scored a career-high 31 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 112-102 on Saturday night to set a franchise record with their 12th straight victory.
Cristiano Ronaldo netted a record 23rd hat-trick in La Liga and his 200th goal in the Spanish top flight as Real Madrid equalled a Spanish record of 18 consecutive wins in all competitions with a 3-0 win over Celta Vigo on Saturday.
Serbian winger Adem Ljajic struck twice, including an injury-time equalizer, to rescue 10-man Roma in a stunning 2-2 draw with Sassuolo that threatened to derail the Giallorossi's title hopes on Saturday.
Holders Japan set their sights firmly on retaining their Women's World Cup after being handed a dream draw for the 2015 tournament, while the United States face a rocky road to the final.
Jordan Spieth flew from Japan to Australia to Dallas the last two weeks, took a day off and then came over to Florida for the Hero World Challenge.
St. Louis' Paul Stastny scored twice — including the go-ahead goal in the third period — as the Blues rallied to beat the New York Islanders 6-4 on Saturday, giving relief goaltender Martin Brodeur his first win for his new team and preventing the Islanders going top of the NHL standings.
Lindsey Vonn led the United States to a historic World Cup podium sweep Saturday, cementing her return from injury with a triumph in second race of a weekend downhill doubleheader.
Natalie Geisenberger of Germany did what she usually does on race day. And even American Erin Hamlin's best showing in a World Cup race couldn't derail her.