Monday, March 3, 2014
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew head-butted a player in an English Premier League game against Hull on Saturday, leading to a swift formal warning and 100,000 pound (US$168,000) fine from his club, and now faces the prospect of a lengthy touchline ban.
Andre Schuerrle's hat trick sent Chelsea four points clear at the top of the English Premier League with a 3-1 victory at Fulham, capitalizing on Arsenal losing at Stoke on Saturday.
Misfiring Roma's championship hopes suffered a blow after Inter Milan held the Serie A title challengers to a scoreless draw at a half-empty Olympic Stadium on Saturday.
Roger Federer followed his best win in 18 months by taking his first title in nine months with a revenge victory over Tomas Berdych in Saturday's final of the Dubai Open.
Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel admitted Red Bull were facing serious problems after he failed to complete a lap in testing on Saturday, just two weeks out from the start of the new season.
Germany's Kristina Vogel won the women's individual sprint at the track cycling World Championships on Saturday, beating China's Zhong Tianshi in the final for her second title of the week.
A Moroccan runner won the men's division of the 2014 Wanjinshi International Marathon held in New Taipei Sunday, with a North Korean grabbing the title in the women's group, both in record times.
Taiwanese golfer Teresa Lu failed to hold on to the good position she held in the first three rounds of the HSBC Women's Champions tournament in Singapore, shooting a three-over 75 in the final round Sunday.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Rory McIlroy bounced back from a rough start for a 4-under 66 to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Honda Classic.
tephen Curry had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in three quarters, and Klay Thompson added 25 points as the Golden State Warriors sent the frustrated New York Knicks to a fifth straight loss with a 126-103 victory Friday night.