Saturday, November 22, 2014
U.S. prosecutors have charged Russian defenseman Slava Voynov with alleged spousal abuse in connection with an incident last month at his Los Angeles home.
Defending champion Adam Scott stayed in contention at the Australian Masters on Friday with a 4-under 68 to leave him six shots off the lead after two rounds at Metropolitan Golf Club.
Paraguay golfer Julieta Granada fired a first-round, six-under 66 on Thursday for a two-shot lead at the season-ending LPGA Tour Championship.
Japan's formal entry into an expanded Super Rugby competition in 2016 will provide a shot in the arm for the game across Asia, according to the country's top rugby official.
Steve Smith hit a thrilling century to propel Australia to a three-wicket victory over South Africa to clinch the five-game one-day international series in Melbourne on Friday.
Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates said Friday his organization will fight what he called an unreasonable proposal to hold some of the swimming finals at the 2016 Rio Games late at night.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement Wednesday after 13 years in the NBA.
The San Antonio Spurs continued their success over LeBron James-led teams by edging the Cleveland Cavaliers 92-90 behind Tim Duncan's double double and a key forced turnover by Manu Ginobili.
Giancarlo Stanton signed his record US$325 million, 13-year contract with the Miami Marlins at a news conference formally announcing the deal on Wednesday.
Ebola-ravaged Guinea defied the odds to reach the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations while the murder of South Africa captain Senzo Meyiwa cast a dark shadow over the qualifying competition.