Saturday, July 19, 2014
Rory McIlroy took a one shot lead into Friday's second round of the British Open, set on avoiding the kind of Friday flop that has bedeviled him all year.
Laura Diaz, winless in the past 12 years on the U.S. LPGA Tour, shot a 9-under 62 for a four-stroke lead after the opening round of the Marathon Classic on Thursday.
Tour de France leader Vincenzo Nibali admitted he is wary of the apparent calm that has settled around his lead in the Grand Boucle.
Lance Armstrong talked for several hours with cycling investigators about doping in the sport's past, said an attorney for the American who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles for doping.
One man has been charged and five others arrested in an Australian police operation against an international tennis match-fixing syndicate.
New South Wales (NSW) Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says negotiations to keep Kurtley Beale in rugby union are progressing well amid reports Friday linking the Wallaby star in a move to the National Rugby League (NRL).
Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather says Marcos Maidana should be grateful for the rematch and there is no chance he will allow the challenger to choose the gloves for their September fight.
Taiwanese American NBA star Jeremy Lin, who was recently traded by the Houston Rockets to the Los Angeles Lakers, said his time with the Rockets helped him become a more comprehensive player.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Free agent guard Lance Stephenson, who helped Indiana reach back-to-back Eastern Conference finals, says he is leaving the Pacers to join the NBA's Charlotte Hornets.