Friday, August 28, 2015
St. Louis' John Lackey pitched seven strong innings to guide the Cardinals to a 3-1 win at Arizona on Wednesday, giving the team its best win-loss record in a decade and maintaining the handy lead atop the National League Central division.
The closest thing to a home team at the Little League World Series is headed for the final of the U.S. bracket. And Lewisberry can expect a full house when it goes for the title.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal praised Wayne Rooney's "mentality" after the captain's hat-trick in a 4-0 win against Club Brugge helped his side secure a Champions League place.
Bayer Leverkusen are into the Champions League group stages for the fourth time in five years after beating Lazio 3-0 in the second leg of their play-off on
The merger of two of the world's major golf tours will see the largest shake-up of the professional game since the European Tour was created more than 40 years ago, Asian Tour CEO Mike Kerr told AFP.
Periods of intense training for two African athletes at a Finnish javelin school have overturned the natural world order in the physically demanding and technically challenging event.
Isheau Wong of Taiwan gained the country's first-ever ticket to compete in an equestrian event at the Olympic Games when she beat Samantha McIntosh of New Zealand to finish at the top of the Olympic qualifier competition in Hagen, Germany.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Houston's Carlos Gomez and Evan Gattis both homered and drove in four runs to power the Astros to a 15-1 rout of the New York Yankees in Tuesday's clash of American League divisional leaders.
Valencia held off Monaco in their Champions League play-off tie to qualify for the group stages, despite a 2-1 second-leg defeat at the Stade Louis II on Tuesday as they progressed 4-3 on aggregate.
Top seed Gilles Simon of France was upset by the United Kingdom's Aljaz Bedene, while two other high seeds survived upset bids on Tuesday during second-round play at the Winston-Salem Open.