Saturday, March 21, 2015
Phoenix took an important 74-72 victory against New Orleans on Thursday in a clash of two teams fighting for the last playoff spot in the NBA Western Conference, with the Suns capitalizing on the absence of Pelicans star Anthony Davis.
James Harden scored a career-high 50 points and pulled down 10 rebounds on Thursday to lift the Houston Rockets to a 118-108 NBA victory over Denver.
Roma's slump reached a new low with a humiliating exit from the Europa League on Thursday, while Everton was heavily beaten to leave England without a team in European quarterfinals for the first time since 1993.
The final of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be on Dec. 18, the country's national holiday.
St. Louis missed its chance to go joint top of the NHL standings when it lost 2-1 after a shootout at Winnipeg on Thursday, with Andrew Ladd scoring the decisive goal for the Jets in the tiebreaker.
Sabine Lisicki was too much for defending champion Flavia Pennetta on Thursday, saving three match points in a three-set win over the Italian to book her Indian Wells semifinal berth.
Andy Murray set a record for Open Era wins by a British man with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Feliciano Lopez to reach the Indian Wells ATP Masters semifinals on Thursday.
Tensions appeared to be rising around the long-awaited welterweight world title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, with the fighters' camps reportedly at odds over a proposed doping penalty.
Gamesmanship by the West Indies ahead of Saturday's Cricket World Cup quarterfinal against New Zealand proves the adage that many a true word is spoken in jest.