Saturday, April 19, 2014
Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night.
Hyun-jin Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday to avoid a sweep.
Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday.
LeBron James' jersey remains the most popular in the NBA.
To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.
Rafael Nadal racked up his 300th career clay court win to reach the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals on Thursday where he was joined by longtime rivals Novak Djokovic, the defending champion, and Roger Federer.
Brazil will spend 24.1 billion reais (US$10.8 billion) on infrastructure projects for the 2016 Rio Olympics in an effort to ensure South America's first Games are delivered on time, organizers have announced.
Matt Kuchar carried on his good form from the Masters to fire a five-under par 66 for a share of the first-round lead at the US$5.8 million U.S. PGA Heritage on Thursday.
Angela Stanford nabbed eight birdies in an eight-under par 64 on Thursday to grab the second-round lead at the LPGA Lotte Championship.
Petr Cech insists Chelsea can cope with the demands of challenging for a Premier League and Champions League double as the Blues face Sunderland at the start of an eight-day period that could define their season.