Saturday, November 22, 2014
Steve Smith hit a thrilling century to propel Australia to a three-wicket victory over South Africa to clinch the five-game one-day international series in Melbourne on Friday.
Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates said Friday his organization will fight what he called an unreasonable proposal to hold some of the swimming finals at the 2016 Rio Games late at night.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement Wednesday after 13 years in the NBA.
The San Antonio Spurs continued their success over LeBron James-led teams by edging the Cleveland Cavaliers 92-90 behind Tim Duncan's double double and a key forced turnover by Manu Ginobili.
Giancarlo Stanton signed his record US$325 million, 13-year contract with the Miami Marlins at a news conference formally announcing the deal on Wednesday.
Ebola-ravaged Guinea defied the odds to reach the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations while the murder of South Africa captain Senzo Meyiwa cast a dark shadow over the qualifying competition.
The NFL on Wednesday urged a judge to approve an estimated US$1 billion settlement of concussion lawsuits despite concerns raised by former players or survivors who feel left out.
Park In-bee, Stacy Lewis and defending champ Feng Shanshan highlight the field this week at the LPGA Tour Championship, the season finale that includes a US$1 million bonus prize.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Kobe Bryant scored 28 points as the Los Angeles Lakers won for only the second time this season, beating the Atlanta Hawks 114-109 in the NBA on Tuesday.
Baseball and softball's bid to return to the Olympic program got a boost Wednesday as organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Games considered ways the International Olympic Committee's reform agenda could impact planning for the event.