Thursday, November 19, 2015
China's hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup were dented with a 0-0 draw at Hong Kong in a tense Group C encounter.
Jonah Lomu, who bulldozed opponents with his size and blistering speed only to be felled by a kidney illness that extinguished his meteoric All Blacks career, died suddenly at his home in Auckland. He was 40.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Ireland qualified for next year's European Championship on Monday as Jonathan Walters returned from suspension to score both goals in a 2-0 victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina and secure a 3-1 aggregate win in their playoff.
Big expectations followed Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa from the moment each was drafted just a few years ago.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points as the Dallas Mavericks sent the Philadelphia 76ers spinning to their 11th straight defeat since the new NBA season began, the worst record of any team in the league.
Houston ended Cincinnati's unbeaten record with a 10-6 victory on Monday, led by back-up quarterback T.J. Yates, who continued his run of strong performances against the Bengals.
Andy Murray plays tennis for a living, and he doesn't plan on being afraid of doing his job. Murray was asked about the Paris attacks on Monday, and whether he was scared to go to Belgium at the end of the month to play in the Davis Cup final.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Hungary secured a spot at next year's European Championship by beating Norway 2-1 Sunday, ending a 30-year absence from major tournaments.
Atlanta's Paul Millsap missed on a couple of late attempts and the Hawks were beaten 97-96 by Utah on Sunday, missing a chance to extend their NBA Southeast Division lead.
New England's Stephen Gostkowski' kicked a 54-yard field goal with 1 second remaining to give the Patriots a 27-26 victory at the New York Giants on Sunday, extending their unbeaten streak to start the season to nine games.