Friday, July 31, 2015
Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen capitalized on two Minnesota errors to score during a five-run sixth inning that lifted the Pirates to a 10-4 win at the Twins on Wednesday, further closing on the National League Central Division lead.
Eric Byrnes sat behind the large monitor some 30 meters from home plate watching the screen as the computer told him exactly what to announce for the intimate crowd watching independent league baseball at Albert Field, a full moon in the distance.
The news is kids in the league can play a little bit. Kaka and David Villa, a pair of 33-year-old international icons in their first season in Major League Soccer, showed they still have some panache to their games.
The Russian Basketball Federation was suspended Wednesday by FIBA, meaning it could miss the European Championship that doubles as an Olympic qualifier.
Tokyo's 2020 Olympic emblem has triggered astonishment in Europe due to its resemblance to the logo of a Belgian theater and a separate Spanish design.
Representing the Asia-Pacific region, Taiwan defeated the Netherlands 5-2 Wednesday at the Big League Baseball World Series, rolling to its second straight win in the 11-team tournament.
Los Angeles Lakers mega star Kobe Bryant is set to arrive in Taiwan next week to meet with local hoop fans as part of his upcoming Asian tour, marking his fourth visit to Taiwan, the event organizer announced yesterday.
South Korean billionaire Chung Mong-Joon pushed his candidacy for the FIFA presidency in uncompromising terms Thursday, calling Sepp Blatter a corrupt "cannibal" and painting his main election rival Michel Platini as an untrustworthy stooge.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Houston's Jose Altuve drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Astros to a 10-5 win against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, leaving the two teams in a virtual tie for top spot in the American League West division.
The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of "Deflategate."