Sunday, April 13, 2014
San Antonio ensured it will finish top of the NBA Western Conference's regular-season standings by beating Phoenix 112-104 on Friday, thanks chiefly to Danny Green's career-high 33 points.
A magnificent run of five consecutive birdies on the back nine powered 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson to a three-stroke lead after Friday's second round of the 78th Masters.
San Diego has made the short list of venues being considered to host the 35th America's Cup in 2017, port commission chairman Bob Nelson said Friday.
NASCAR team owner Gene Haas said Friday he has been granted a license from Formula One's governing body to start a U.S.-based entry in the series, perhaps as early as next season.
Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley go into their welterweight world title rematch on Saturday in Las Vegas aiming to lay the ghost of their polarizing first contest.
San Jose prevented its Western Conference rival Colorado from clinching the Central Division by beating the Sharks 5-1 on Friday, with Marty Havlat scoring his first hat trick in nearly nine years.
Marseille kept its slim hopes of a European spot alive by defeating Montpellier 3-2 in the French league on Friday.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Valencia fought back from a three-goal first-leg deficit Thursday to beat Basel 5-0 and qualify for the Europa League semifinal, while competition favorite Juventus advanced after a tense 2-1 win at home to Lyon.
Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
Rick Nash scored the winning goal with 1:42 left, on New York's third shot of the third period, and the Rangers clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 2-1 victory over the NHL-worst Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.