Friday, June 26, 2015
Toronto's Marco Estrada threw a career-high 129 pitches in another strong performance that helped the Blue Jays beat Tampa Bay 1-0 in 12 innings of dominant defense, cutting the Rays' lead atop the American League East division.
Los Angeles' Robbie Keane converted a penalty and set up two others as the Galaxy beat Portland 5-0 on Wednesday, scoring five goals for the second straight match.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Australia's women soccer players should be offered more "attractive conditions" including higher match fees, their union said Wednesday after the team dumped star-studded Brazil out of the World Cup to reach the quarterfinals.
Taiwanese pitcher Chien-Ming Wang's (王建民) agents announced Wednesday that he has signed a contract with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, an independent baseball league and member of the Freedom Division of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.
Taiwanese baseball pitcher Wei-yin Chen (陳偉殷), who plays for the Baltimore Orioles, will start a game for the team against the Cleveland Indians after a surprise assignment to the minor leagues on June 17.
Right-handed pitcher Carlos Martinez shook off a slow start and a fastball that hit him in the right shoulder to pitch seven innings and help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Tuesday.
Japan coach Norio Sasaki apologized for the stressful, flurry of a finish.
Three weeks after his heartbreaking French Open final defeat, Novak Djokovic resurfaces to defend his Wimbledon title and prove that his Paris scars have healed.
Serena Williams has set her sights on moving a step closer to an historic calendar Grand Slam as the world number one launches her bid for a sixth Wimbledon crown.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
English women's soccer finally has a few World Cup moments that deserve remembering.