Saturday, August 30, 2014
The Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-3 in 10 innings in Thursday's opening game of a vital four-game series between the top two teams in the American League, with Howie Kendrick's sacrifice fly deciding a game that ended in controversy.
Novak Djokovic reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the 25th consecutive time while Serena Williams racked up her 80th U.S. Open win as the top seeds eased into the third round on Thursday.
The bad news just kept coming, the only difference whether the culprit was injury or interest.
Tottenham and Inter Milan on Thursday qualified for the Europa League group stage draw but among those failing to make it across the play-off line were Lyon and Real Sociedad.
Robin van Persie insists troubled Manchester United will quickly turn the corner under new manager Louis van Gaal as they prepare to face Burnley on Saturday.
World number one Rory McIlroy has doused any fears of burnout ahead of the Ryder Cup, declaring to European captain Paul McGinley “put me in every Gleneagles match.”
South Korea's Kim In-kyung fired a bogey-free seven under 65 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Thursday.
Alejandro Valverde of Spain surged forward to win the sixth stage of the Spanish Vuelta and take the overall lead on Thursday.
Will Power, trying to become Australia's first IndyCar season champion, carries the points lead into the final race of the campaign for the fourth time in five years.