Friday, December 12, 2014
Manchester City and Schalke grabbed the final spots on offer in the knockout stage of the Champions League on Wednesday, while Lionel Messi helped Barcelona secure first place in its group with a record-extending 75th goal in the competition.
Investigations of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes should be given more time to finish, according to FIFA presidential contender Jerome Champagne.
River Plate won the Copa Sudamericana title Wednesday after downing Colombian club Atletico Nacional 2-0 at home in the second leg of the final.
La Boca, the iconic Buenos Aires neighborhood known for its passionate tango and soccer, is up in arms over plans to replace its legendary stadium, home of Argentine greats including Diego Maradona.
The National Football League on Wednesday got tough with players who step out of line after several high-profile off-field incidents dragged the sport through the mud.
South Africa's Branden Grace led the way after the first round of the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Club on Thursday with a stunning round of 62.
The Astana team of Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali has been put on probation to retain its top-tier racing status next season after a series of doping cases.
India's stand-in captain Virat Kohli helped the tourists to 223-3 at tea Thursday on the third day of the first test against Australia.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Memphis withstood 18 3-pointers by Dallas to beat the Mavericks 114-105 on Tuesday, with Marc Gasol's 30 points helping the Grizzlies to a victory that moved them back to the top of the NBA's Southwest Division.
Kobe Bryant and nearly all of his Los Angeles Lakers teammates wore black T-shirts reading “I Can't Breathe” during warmups for their game against Sacramento on Tuesday.