Thursday, April 23, 2015
Chicago won a triple overtime thriller against Nashville 3-2 on Thursday -- the longest game in Predators history -- to give the Blackhawks a 3-1 lead in their NHL first-round playoff series.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. got his license to fight Manny Pacquiao, along with a question about domestic abuse. Veteran referee Kenny Bayless got a spot in boxing's richest fight ever.
The Chinese Taipei Football Association (CTFA, 中華足協) yesterday denied a game-throwing allegation raised by a local weekly magazine, which accused CTFA's former head of deliberately losing a game last month in exchange for money.
The 2015 Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic is scheduled to take place April 23-26 in San Francisco, where top female golf players will gather to compete for the US$2 million (NT$61.81 million) first prize.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Jimmy Butler scored a playoff career high of 31 points as the Chicago Bulls took a 2-0 first round playoff series lead with a 91-82 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday.
Melky Cabrera capped Chicago's four-run ninth inning with an RBI single off Cody Allen to send the White Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday.
Lelisa Desisa ran through the rain to earn a second Boston Marathon victory and his first chance to enjoy it.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Matt Harvey won his third straight start to begin his comeback season as the New York Mets held off the Miami Marlins 7-6 Sunday for their eighth consecutive victory, despite losing two important players to injuries.
Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut and LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years as the Cavaliers opened a run toward an NBA title with a 113-100 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday.
Randy Lerner's Aston Villa beat Liverpool on Sunday to book a return trip to Wembley for the showpiece match against Arsenal.