Sunday, September 28, 2014
World number three Petra Kvitova overcame Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets Saturday to win the inaugural US$2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open, her third title of the year.
Four time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James, back in a Cavaliers uniform for the first time since a four-year defection to Miami, preached patience in Cleveland on Friday.
Sudanese-born Briton Luol Deng said Friday he forgives Atlanta Hawks executive Danny Ferry for racially charged remarks and hopes the incident can aid the fight against racism in the NBA.
Mainz drew 0-0 with Hoffenheim on Friday as both sides missed the chance to go provisionally top of the Bundesliga.
Taiwan's national weightlifting coach said that he hoped the stunning success of his golden girls could lift spirits back home in a devastated city close to their hearts.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Derek Jeter didn't want the night to end. The retiring captain gave New York one more win with a big hit, then took two trips out to shortstop, waving to the adoring crowd each time following his final home game at Yankee Stadium.
San Francisco became the latest team to secure a place in the Major League Baseball playoffs, beating San Diego 9-8 in a see-sawing game on Thursday hours after their postseason spot was confirmed when Milwaukee lost to drop out of contention.
UEFA announced on Thursday that it had opened probes against Monaco, Roma, Besiktas, Inter Milan, Liverpool and Russian club Krasnodar for suspected breaches of financial fair play rules.
Valencia remained undefeated and took the lead of the Spanish league on goal difference by beating Cordoba 3-0 on Thursday.
Saint-Etienne and Bordeaux missed the chance to go level on points with French league leader Marseille after drawing 1-1 on Thursday.