Thursday, April 17, 2014
Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers as Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings as the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday.
Bubba Watson gave a masterful performance but the Masters will be remembered more as a bore than for its roars.
Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday to end Gerrit Cole's winning streak and lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed two days full of homers and delays.
South Korea's Park In-bee hopes to celebrate a year atop the women's golf world rankings with her first victory of 2014 in the LPGA Lotte Championship this week.
Al Ain became the first team to secure a second-round spot in the Asian Champions League with a 5-0 win over Lekhwiya of Qatar on Tuesday, while Melbourne Victory created a gridlock in Group G with a 2-0 upset win over defending champion Guangzhou Evergrande.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
There were so few people watching Vietnam take on Hong Kong in a recent Asian Cup qualifier that turnstile staff hardly bothered checking tickets on the damp, cold Hanoi evening.
FIFA says nearly 200,000 tickets will be available in the last online sales phase for the World Cup in Brazil.
Sebastian Giovinco and Fernando Llorente helped Juventus beat Udinese 2-0 on Monday and restore its eight-point lead at the top of the Serie A table.
Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored goals at the start of each half to help the Basque club beat Malaga 3-0 on Monday, strengthening its hold on Spain's final Champions League berth.