Monday, January 26, 2015
Adam Jones, who propped 95 times for Wales and five tests for the British and Irish Lions, retired from international rugby on Saturday.
Australia's Rohan Dennis won the Tour Down Under cycle race on Sunday when his United States-based BMC team helped him defend a two-second lead on the 90-kilometer (56-mile) final stage around the streets of Adelaide.
Victory for Latvia's Oskars Melbardis and Daumants Dreiskens in the two-man bobsled World Cup on Saturday lifted them atop the overall standings.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Japan's shock Asian Cup quarterfinal exit has left their big-money players dumbfounded and plunged the future of Mexican coach Javier Aguirre into doubt.
Jason Brown landed all his jumps cleanly en route to a personal best score of 93.36 points to lead the men's short program at the U.S. figure skating championships on Friday.
Ryan Palmer missed a chance to shoot 59 or lower at the Humana Challenge on Friday, settling for an 11-under 61 after having set himself up for a shot at a sub-60 score by playing eight holes in 10-under early in his round.
Chicago completed a Texas two-step by winning a hard-fought game 102-98 at Dallas on Friday, a day after handing San Antonio a heavy defeat.
Tasmanian Richie Porte blew the Tour Down Under field wide open on Willunga Hill Saturday but just failed to overhaul Rohan Dennis as overall leader of the UCI season-opening race.
Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP and Hall of Famer who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday. He was 83.
Marseille failed to win away from home for the eighth consecutive game as it lost 2-1 against Nice on Friday to stay in second place behind league leader Lyon.