Kei Nishikori corrected his bad record in Brisbane International semifinals by beating U.S. Open champion Stan Wawrinka 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final for the first time at the season-opening tournament.
Within minutes of lifting the FA Cup in May, Louis van Gaal discovered how little the competition factored into the decision on his Manchester United future.
Barcelona's two-year reign of the Copa del Rey was in jeopardy after it lost to a nine-man Athletic Bilbao 2-1 at a packed San Mames Stadium on Thursday.
China ordered a clampdown Thursday on the mega sums being shelled out on foreign soccer stars and their salaries after the high-profile signings of Oscar and Carlos Tevez.
Dennis Schroder scored 23 points and Atlanta beat New Orleans 99-94 to win its fifth straight, even as shooting guard Kyle Korver spent the entire game on the bench amid reports he could soon be traded to Cleveland.
U.S. Open champion Stan Wawrinka will meet third-seeded Kei Nishikori in the semifinals of the Brisbane International.
Top-seeded Andy Murray struggled to pass Nicolas Almagro of Spain 7-6 (4), 7-5 in the Qatar Open quarterfinals on a windy and chilly Thursday night.
Asked why he got off to a slow start at the majors last year, Jason Day mentioned that he was going too fast.
Alexander Zverev and Andrea Petkovic of Germany beat Britain's Daniel Evans and Heather Watson 4-2, 4-2 in mixed doubles to win their Hopman Cup match.
With a chance to take the lead at Kapalua, Jimmy Walker missed in the one spot he was trying to avoid. The way he was hitting his wedges Thursday, it really didn't matter.