Wednesday, April 9, 2014
A semi-professional summer baseball league, featuring at least five local amateur teams as well as a group of foreign imported players and coaches, is scheduled to launch in late May, the Chinese Taipei Baseball Association (CTBA, 中華棒協) announced yesterday.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Shabazz Napier walked slowly through the hallway of the stadium — the tears still drying, the twine from the cut-down net still hanging around his neck.
Matt Jones told his caddy he was about to make a 42-yard chip-in on the first playoff hole at the Houston Open.
Lexi Thompson went after it at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, smashing driver on every hole she could. Michelle Wie reined in her power, hitting conservative fairway-metal stingers and only occasionally letting loose with the driver.
Jeff Teague scored 25 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 107-88 rout of the reeling Indiana Pacers, who were held to a club-record-low 23 points in the first half of an embarrassing performance on their home floor Sunday.
Chris Tillman outpitched Justin Verlander, allowing one run while working into the ninth, as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Sunday, handing Major League Baseball's last undefeated team its first loss.
Lewis Hamilton edged Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after an intense race-long duel to take victory by just one second at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.
Liverpool reclaimed the lead in England with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over West Ham while Arsenal slumped to another defeat against a top-five team with a 3-0 loss at Everton Sunday.
Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday.
Sisters Chan Yung-jan and Chan Hao-ching from Taiwan finished second in the women's doubles at the Family Circle Cup in South Carolina Sunday, losing to Spaniard Anabel Medina Garrigues and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan in two sets (6-7, 2-6).