Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Vance Worley pitched eight sparkling innings, Russell Martin hit a late RBI single and the Pittsburgh Pirates trapped a runner in the ninth to edge Milwaukee 1-0 in Major League Baseball on Sunday, extending their wild-card lead over the Brewers.
China's double Olympic champion Sun Yang will skip the Asian Games 4x200 meters freestyle relay on Monday after hurting his thumb in the individual event, Chinese media reported.
Manchester United's new-look attack looked impressive once again only for its suspect defense to collapse in spectacular style in a 5-3 loss to newly promoted Leicester in the Premier League.
Japan's Shotaro Shirai has set his sights on robbing Chinese gymnastics superstar Zou Kai of gold in the Asian Games individual floor routine after sensationally outdoing the five-time Olympic gold medalist in the team event.
World number one Serena Williams said Monday that playing less tennis has helped extend her glittering career, as she acknowledged in the wake of Li Na's retirement that players' bodies can “betray” them.
Paul Goydos won the Hawaii Championship on Sunday for his first Champions Tour title, breaking out of a tight pack with four straight birdies.
The exuberant antics of North Korea's record-breaking weightlifters are causing a stir at the Asian Games as they are cheered on by pro-unification supporters with the police turning up en masse.
Taiwan's national baseball team yesterday easily cruised past Hong Kong in a 12-0 decision over seven innings as it made its debut at the baseball event of the Incheon Asian Games held in South Korea.
Japan's Kosuke Hagino followed a shock 200 meters freestyle gold by adding his signature 200m individual medley and the 4x200m freestyle relay title at the Asian Games on Monday as signs of Chinese frustration began to show.
Taiwan finished third in the men's badminton event at the Asian Games on Monday, winning the country's first ever medal in that category at the Games.