Monday, May 11, 2015
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova romped to the Madrid Open title on Saturday with a crushing 6-1, 6-2 victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Former world record-holder Asafa Powell clocked a world leading 9.84 seconds to win the 100-meter dash at a World Challenge athletics meeting in Kingston on Saturday.
On the night that Saul "Canelo" Alvarez knocked out James Kirkland, the Mexican star spent almost as much time almost as much time talking about Miguel Cotto as he did his opponent.
Only 1 percent of people feel that gays are "completely accepted" on the sporting field, while others have been subject to verbal and physical abuse for being homosexual, a new international survey said Sunday.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Detroit scored the winning run on a wild throw in the ninth inning to beat Kansas City 6-5 on Friday and leapfrog the Royals to the top of the American League Central division.
The New York Rangers were less than two minutes away from seeing their season end before coming up with two goals to beat Washington 2-1 in overtime on Friday and stay alive in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs.
Chicago's Derrick Rose sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer and scored 30 points to give the Bulls a 99-96 victory over Cleveland on Friday and a 2-1 lead in their NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Edinson Cavani scored a hat trick and Zlatan Ibrahimovic grabbed two as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Guingamp 6-0 on Friday to move provisionally six points clear of Lyon and take a step toward a third straight French title
Serena Williams's stunning 27-match winning streak was snapped in resounding fashion by Petra Kvitova on Friday as the Czech progressed to the Madrid Open final 6-2, 6-3.
World athlete of the year shot putter Valerie Adams told Friday how she "freaked" out with worry that her career may be over after operations on her shoulder and elbow last year.