Sunday, October 4, 2015
After the final Gland Slam of the year in Flushing Meadows, there is a migration to Asia as part of the Women's Tennis Association's Asian swing, but the tight end of season schedule may be a bridge too far for some players.
Jim Furyk's season ended earlier than he wanted Friday when he removed himself from the Presidents Cup because of a wrist injury that hasn't fully healed.
Darmstadt forward Sandro Wagner missed a penalty with the last kick of the game as visiting Mainz won their Bundesliga derby 3-2 on Friday.
England, led by captain Chris Robshaw, entered an early day of World Cup reckoning on Saturday needing to beat Australia to avoid becoming the first hosts to fail to reach the knockout rounds.
France closed in on a Rugby World Cup quarterfinals spot after scoring five tries in a 41-18 win against Canada in their Pool D match on Thursday.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Taiwan's Chuang Chih-yuan (莊智淵) topped Ho Kwan Kit of Hong Kong 4-1 Friday to advance to the semifinals of the men's singles at the 2015 ITTF Asian Table Tennis Championships in Pattaya, Thailand.
The New York Yankees clinched an American League wild-card spot Thursday night, ending a two-year absence from the postseason by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-1.
Franco Di Santo claimed a 17-minute hat trick Thursday as Schalke beat Asteras Tripoli 4-0 in the Europa League, while Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool, Tottenham, Ajax and Celtic were held to draws.
Craig Anderson made 40 saves, Mark Stone and Cody Ceci each had a goal and two assists and the visiting Ottawa Senators beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 in an exhibition game Thursday night.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed the 500-goal mark and Real Madrid hailed him as the club's all-time leading scorer on Wednesday, while Manchester United and Manchester City rebounded from opening losses to remain in contention in the Champions League.