Monday, September 1, 2014
Jason Day thought he might be able to pull away from the field Saturday at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Nine holes later, the second FedEx Cup playoff event was wide open.
Defending champions United States and hosts Spain both breezed to comfortable victories on Saturday during the first day of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Taiwanese tennis player Hsieh Su-wei and Chinese partner Peng Shuai advanced to the third round of the Women's Doubles at the U.S. Open Saturday in New York.
Taiwanese tennis ace Lu Yen-hsun threw the opening pitch at a New York Mets home game in the Big Apple Saturday, just one of many arrangements intended to bring U.S. tourists to Taiwan through song, dance and sports.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
The Washington Nationals hit four home runs off Seattle ace Felix Hernandez in an 8-3 win on Friday, moving clear top of the National League standings while dropping the Mariners out of a share of the provisional wild-card places.
Masahiro Tanaka is out indefinitely after suffering soreness in his right arm following a simulated game exercise, the New York Yankees announced Friday.
World number two Simona Halep and two-time champion Venus Williams tumbled out of the U.S. Open on Friday, but Maria Sharapova bucked the upset trend that rocked the women's draw.
Valencia striker Paco Alcacer celebrated his first call-up for Spain by scoring the opening goal in a 3-0 win over 10-man Malaga in the Spanish league on Friday.
Marco Reus scored one goal and set up another as Borussia Dortmund beat Augsburg 3-2 away on Friday for the side's first win of the new Bundesliga season.
Spain's Carolina Marin ended her country's long wait for a first badminton world championship medal on Friday when she reached the semifinals of the women's singles in Copenhagen, assuring herself of at least bronze.