Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Stephen Curry burnished his NBA Most Valuable Player credentials by scoring 22 points and adding seven assists to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 101-86 win over the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on Sunday.
Evan Gattis homered twice as the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 7-6 for their 10th straight victory in Major League Baseball on Sunday, the team's longest winning streak since capturing 12 in a row in 2004.
Rory McIlroy won a tournament as the No. 1 player in the world.
Roger Federer defeated Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay to clinch the Istanbul Open on Sunday for his 85th career crown and first title on red clay for over a half a decade.
Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are no longer a power couple in American sports.
Monday, May 4, 2015
Chris Paul banked in a shot with a second left to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a thrilling 111-109 victory over San Antonio in Game 7 on Saturday that eliminated the defending NBA champion Spurs from the playoffs.
Detroit pitcher David Price held Kansas City scoreless for the first eight innings to steer the Tigers to a 2-1 win at the Royals ballpark on Saturday, cutting the gap between the American League Central leaders to half a game.
Floyd Mayweather cemented his status as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao as the "Fight of the Century" failed to live up to the hype here Saturday.
New England moved joint top of the MLS standings and inflicted a first defeat of the season upon the New York Red Bulls by winning 2-1 on Saturday through goals from Charlie Davies and Teal Bunbury.