American Sports News for 16 Mar 2014
The conclusion of 57 laps at Albert Park saw Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo pick up his first Formula One podium on home soil for the Milton Keynes-based outfit, having been promoted to the team after... Mark Webber's departure to the World Endurance... More »
Thierry Henry: He scores and uses your camera when he wants. The longtime Arsenal man celebrated scoring New York Red Bulls' opening goal by taking command of a cameraman's camera. Because when... Henry requests your camera, you oblige. His goal, for what it's worth, was a gem of a diving header. New York played the Colorado Rapids to a 1-1 draw.
Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt is recovering from an advanced form of skin cancer that kept him from being a guest instructor with the Philadelphia Phillies in spring training.
After a wild 2014 edition of the Paribas Open from Indian Wells in California, the final of the men’s tournament has come down to a battle between No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic and No. 7 seed Roger... Federer. These familiar foes will do battle once again for a championship. After beating John Isner in the semifinals, Djokovic told Howard Bryant of ESPN.com about his matchup with Federer: It's always tense. It's always emotional. It's always close. I don't think that especially in the last 15 matches we played against each other that there was a clear favorite, I would say. So, we played a lot of great, great matches in Grand Slams and Masters Series events and tournaments. I look forward to it. It's always challenge in every way to win against Roger. Djokovic and Federer have met 32 times over...
World champion Sebastian Vettel could not have made a worse start to his Formula One title defense after the Red Bull driver was forced to retire with engine problems just five laps into the... season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.
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Major League Baseball and the New York Yankees returned to Panama for the first time in 67 years on Saturday, offering one final goodbye to Mariano Rivera and bringing the career of the game's... greatest closer full circle.
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is grateful that baseball's new home-plate collision rules are "trying to change the culture."
Julio Urias, a 17-year-old prospect from Mexico, got the start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a split-squad win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday.
Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams got rejected in emphatic fashion during the waning seconds of the first half in a Saturday night game against the Washington Wizards. Unfortunately, "D-Will" wasn't... blocked by John Wall, Trevor Ariza, Marcin Gortat or any other member of the Washington roster. It was the rim doing the swatting, which only adds to the embarrassing nature of the point guard's adventure in the air. Quite frankly, he might have been better off just remaining on the ground while his teammates finished off the first half without him. Nothing good can come after a play like that.
With coaching legend Phil Jackson set to join the New York Knicks as team president, it was only a matter of time before the inevitable avalanche of pie-in-the-sky stories about the "Lord of the... 13 Rings" luring the best player on the planet, LeBron James, to Madison Square Garden. The first such article to appear in the New York press came from Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, who quoted a James confidant as saying the Miami Heat forward might consider looking at the Knicks during the offseason: "There’s no way LeBron would have gone to New York under the current climate. He had a falling-out with CAA (agency) and that was a problem as well. But with Phil there I think he will look at it." For those unfamiliar with the dealings of Knicks owner James Dolan, CAA (Creative...
(Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo struck midway through the first half as leaders Real Madrid won 1-0 at Malaga in La Liga on Saturday, while Atletico Madrid stayed hot on their heels after Diego Costa... netted in a 1-0 victory over Espanyol.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Justin Schultz scored a power-play goal at 9:01 of the third period and the Edmonton Oilers earned a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday. Matt Hendricks opened the scoring... at 6:43 of the first to give the Oilers a 1...
BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have called up goalie Nathan Lieuwen from the minors to fill in for injured Michal Neuvirth. The move was made Sunday, before Buffalo hosted the Montreal Canadiens.... Coach Ted Nolan said Neuvirth complaine...
TORONTO - Centre Greg McKegg scored twice and goalie Christopher Gibson made 31 saves to lead the Toronto Marlies over the visiting Hamilton Bulldogs 4-1 in American Hockey League action on Sunday.... Sam Carrick and Jerry D'Amigo, with an empty...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice to reach 40 goals for the season in all competitions as Paris Saint-Germain beat Saint-Etienne 2-0. […]
The Sweden international's first-half brace put a huge dent in les Verts' hopes of playing in the Champions League next season
The Gunners took an early lead through Tomas Rosicky but had to show grit to repel a Tottenham side who dominated large portions of the highly charged Premier League clash
Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa will play against the Red Wings on Sunday after missing five consecutive games with an upper-body injury, coach Joel Quenneville said.
Andrea Pirlo curled in a stunning 89th-minute free-kick as Juventus claimed a scrappy 1-0 Serie A win at Genoa on […]
Jon Curran carded a 2-under 69 on Sunday as he claimed a 4-stroke victory at the Brasil Champions.