Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Hull was relegated and Newcastle ensured its survival as the Premier League season ended with a series of farewells on Sunday.
Fifth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan eased into the second round of the French Open on Sunday, beating French wild-card Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-3, 7-5, 6-1.
Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall as the Texas Rangers sent the New York Yankees to their 10th loss in 11 games with a 5-2 victory Sunday.
Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored one of his own as the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.
South Korea's Byeong-hun An has urged Asian players to try their luck on the European Tour after his breakthrough win at Wentworth on Sunday.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Stephen Curry scored 40 points and the Golden State Warriors made it look easy against Houston, beating the Rockets 115-80 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.
Lance McCullers got Ian Kinsler to ground into a triple play in the fifth inning, and the Houston right-hander went on to earn his first career victory Saturday, leading the Astros over the Detroit Tigers 3-2.
Valencia fought back twice to earn a Champions League berth with a 3-2 away win that relegated Almeria on a dramatic final day of the Spanish league Saturday.
Juventus beat Napoli 3-1 in Serie A on Saturday as it celebrated winning the double of the Italian league and cup in a party atmosphere in Turin.