Miami Marlins ace pitcher Jose Fernandez, who was once jailed in his native Cuba for trying to defect, died early on Sunday in a boating accident in Miami Beach, the MLB team announced.
There were moments of silence before every game and tributes of all fashionsFULL STORY
The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 to clinch the National League West championship on Sunday in a contest that also marked the final home game of legendary broadcaster Vin Scully.
Charlie Culberson blasted a solo home run in the bottom of the 10thFULL STORY
Schalke 04 have made the worst start to a Bundesliga season in the club’s history after Sunday’s 2-1 loss at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, their fifth straight league defeat.
The latest setback piles the pressure on Schalke’s new coach Markus Weinzierl.
His side are the only club toFULL STORY
India celebrated their 500th Test in style when they overcame New Zealand’s final dogged resistance with mesmeric spin and masterful swing to claim the series opener by 197 runs yesterday.
New Zealand were always going to do well to manage anything more than delaying the celebrationsFULL STORY
Tomas Tatar scored his second goal of the game 3 minutes, 43 seconds into overtime as Team Europe advanced to the final of the World Cup of Hockey with a 3-2 win over Sweden in Toronto on Sunday.
Tatar, of Slovakia, scored a controversial goal whenFULL STORY
Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy capped a stunning comeback with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole to win the season-ending Tour Championship on Sunday, along with FedExCup honors and the US$10 million bonus.
McIlroy rolled in a 15-foot putt at East Lake’s par-four 16th to beatFULL STORY
Zverev claims debut title
US Open champion Stan Wawrinka came up short against rising German star Alexander Zverev in the Saint Petersburg Open final on Sunday, the teenager claiming his debut ATP Tour title 6-2, 3-6, 7-5. “I’m full of emotions. I just couldn’t have chosenFULL STORY
Bryce Harper and Wilson Ramos drove in two runs as the Washington Nationals defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Saturday and clinched the National League East title.
The Nationals earned their third division title in five years, but they needed some help to do it asFULL STORY
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insisted Cristiano Ronaldo has to learn to live with being substituted after sulking off the field visibly frustrated in the European champions’ 2-2 draw at UD Las Palmas on Saturday.
Zidane replaced the three-time World Player of the Year with MadridFULL STORY
Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki continued her revival by brushing aside Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka 7-5, 6-3 in Tokyo yesterday to win the Pan Pacific Open for the second time and secure her first title of the year.
Hampered by injuries, the 26-year-old Dane slumpedFULL STORY