Monday, December 15, 2014
Kyle Okposo and Lubomir Visnovsky scored within a minute in the third period to lift the New York Islanders over Chicago 3-2 on Saturday night to end the Blackhawks' NHL-best, eight-game winning streak.
Ashley Wagner revealed her strength was that she was a woman competing against girls as she spoiled Russian hopes of a podium sweep at the ISU Grand Prix figure skating Final in Barcelona.
Two-time defending champions Toulon notched up a comprehensive 23-8 victory over Leicester in the European Champions Cup on Saturday while Top 14 rivals Toulouse took a huge step to the quarter-finals with a 12-9 win at Glasgow.
Germany and Pakistan have risen from last in the pool stage to meet in the Champions Trophy field hockey final 20 years after their last title showdown.
Team coach Darren Lehmann said Sunday he doubts injured skipper Michael Clarke has played his last game for Australia.
British boxer Amir Khan defeated Devon Alexander by a unanimous decision in a welterweight fight Saturday, using his superior hand speed and strength to dominate the American southpaw for 12 rounds.
Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao vowed to chase Floyd Mayweather into ring submission after his U.S. rival offered to fight him next year in a blockbuster world title face-off.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Gamba Osaka completed Japan's domestic treble on Saturday by beating Montedio Yamagata 3-1 in the Emperor's Cup final, celebrating wildly as a shower of confetti rained down.
Washington's John Wall outplayed Los Angeles' Chris Paul in their first meeting of the season, helping the hosts win 104-96 on Friday, keeping the Wizards in a share of the Southeast Division lead while ending the Clippers' nine-game winning streak.
Unlike his millionaire teammates, Brett Brackett doesn't go to a mansion after work. Home for the Tennessee tight end is a bedroom in an apartment shared with three other Titans practice squad players — any of whom could be gone in 24 hours. He's bounced himself from practice squad to roster and back again with the Titans and Seattle Seahawks nine times since September.