Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The first full day at the Masters turned out to be a short one Monday. Augusta National was open for only two hours because of storms, still enough time for a few players to see some of the changes to the golf course even though this was supposed to be a year with really no change at all.
American Jack Sock defeated former champion Ivo Karlovic 6-1, 6-4 in the first round of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship on Monday.
Karri Ramo made 31 saves to record his second NHL shutout as the Calgary Flames topped the New Jersey Devils 1-0 on Monday, dealing a huge blow to the Devils' playoff hopes.
The University of Connecticut kept their perfect championship game record intact by claiming their fourth NCAA national title on Monday with a 60-54 victory over the University of Kentucky.
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.