Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Monaco's poor start to the season continued on Sunday as it lost 4-1 at Bordeaux for its second straight defeat in the French league.
Roger Federer won an unprecedented sixth championship in Cincinnati, overcoming one bad set. Serena Williams dominated for her first title.
Michael Cuddyer hit for the cycle, including a two-run double in Colorado's five-run eighth inning, as the Rockies beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-5 on Sunday to complete a doubleheader sweep.
Park In-bee downed Brittany Lincicome with a par at the first playoff hole on Sunday to win a second-straight LPGA Championship title.
Axel Reymond claimed France's first gold medal at the European swimming championship by winning the 25-kilometer open water race Sunday.
Taiwan's top table tennis player Chuang Chih-yuan (莊智淵) on Sunday won the championship title at the Los Angeles Open, beating his Canadian rival Eugene Wang (王臻) with a score 4-0.
Monday, August 18, 2014
David Ortiz hit a pair of two-run homers, including his 400th in a Red Sox uniform, and drove in a career high-equaling six runs to power Boston past the Houston Astros 10-7.
New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, rehabbing a torn elbow ligament, threw 25 fastballs off a bullpen mound on Saturday and said he felt no pain.
Borussia Dortmund defeated third-division Stuttgarter Kickers 4-1 in the first round of the German Cup on Saturday, while Bundesliga side Stuttgart lost 2-0 at second-tier Bochum.
New season, new manager — same misery at Manchester United. Louis van Gaal failed to usher in the bright new era expected at United on Saturday, watching in frustration as the team opened the season with a home loss for the first time in 42 years.