Saturday, January 24, 2015
Forward Sergio Garcia scored one goal and set up another to lead Espanyol's exciting 3-1 win over Sevilla on Thursday to take a lead in their Copa del Rey quarterfinal.
Jeff Gordon, the charismatic four-time NASCAR champion who became the face of the stock car series as it exploded in popularity a generation ago, will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season.
A stunned Roger Federer was dumped from the Australian Open Friday in his worst showing since 2001 as Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray and Eugenie Bouchard battled to stay in the title hunt.
With Li Na in retirement and not defending her title at the Australian Open, there are far fewer Chinese flags and fans with red-and-yellow-streaked faces in the stands at Melbourne Park.
A record batting blitz by Luke Ronchi and Grant Elliott set New Zealand up for an overwhelming 108-run win over Sri Lanka in their fifth one-day international in Dunedin Friday.
World Cup favorites France survived a second half scare from the bottom team in Group C, Algeria, on Thursday to win 32-26 and maintain their unbeaten record.
Simon Schempp of Germany claimed a second successive biathlon World Cup win, storming to victory in the 10-kilometer sprint on Thursday.
American veteran Bode Miller will not race Saturday's prestigious World Cup downhill in Kitzbuehel, but will tick the right television broadcasting boxes by competing as a forerunner.
Brazil's 4x100m women's relay runners have just missed the medals at the past two Olympics and three world championships — but with a home Olympics looming next year, they believe their time as bridesmaids is almost done.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Golden State's Stephen Curry got involved in a rare altercation with an opponent as he helped the NBA-leading Warriors beat Houston 126-113 on Wednesday and stretch their home winning streak to 17 games.