Sunday, June 28, 2015
Carli Lloyd scored the sole goal in the 51st minute to give the United States a 1-0 win over China on Friday and a place in the semifinals of the Women's World Cup.
Germany coach Silvia Neid needed five volunteers for the shootout that could beat France and put the two-time Women's World Cup champions into the semifinals.
Carlos Tevez fired Argentina into the semifinals of the Copa America here Friday, scoring the decisive spot-kick as the tournament favorites defeated Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out.
St. Louis' Peter Bourjos scored the winning run on a throwing error in the 10th inning to give the majors-leading Cardinals a 3-2 win against the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
It is a rare day in India when basketball makes the front page of newspapers, yet Satnam Singh Bhamara achieved that feat when he became the first Indian to be drafted to the NBA this week.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
In his first offseason leading the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson came up short trying to land Pau Gasol. Jackson may have landed his multifaceted forward a year later with Kristaps Porzingis of Latvia.
Teen big man Karl-Anthony Towns was chosen by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the first pick in Thursday's NBA Draft, while Satnam Singh Bhamara made history as the first India-born selection.
Eighteen years to the day after selecting Tim Duncan, the San Antonio Spurs chose another former swimmer in the first round of the NBA draft by taking Serbia's Nikola Milutinov with selection 26 on Thursday.
Houston's Dallas Keuchel struck out a career-high 12 batters in his second shutout in less than a month to lead the Astros past the New York Yankees 4-0 on Thursday, extending their lead in the American League West division.
Baseball history was made on a field of wistful dreams in California's wine country Thursday with the appearance of the sport's first openly gay active professional.