LEIPZIG, Germany: Albania joined World Cup winner Germany, Poland and Romania in clinching a spot at next year’s European Championship on Sunday after winning their final qualifying games.
LOS ANGELES: Kobe Bryant scored 21 points and Roy Hibbert had 16 rebounds, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 126-83 exhibition rout of Israel's Maccabi Haifa on Sunday night.
INCHEON, South Korea: The first Presidents Cup in Asia was an outstanding success and should come back to the continent in the future, according to winning US captain Jay Haas.
LOS ANGELES: Steve Kerr, who coached the Golden State Warriors to the NBA title last season, said Sunday a spinal fluid leak after back surgery led to his absence from the team.
CARY, N.C.: Tom Lehman had an eagle and three birdies in the final four holes Sunday to win the Champions Tour’s SAS Championship.
LONDON: Former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent told a London courtroom on Monday that he had helped to fix matches under "direct orders" from his captain, Chris Cairns.
SHANGHAI: Controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios swept aside Andreas Haider-Maurer in straight sets on Monday to set up a second round clash with Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the Shanghai Masters.
LONDON: Ireland beat France 24-9 in a brutal Cardiff encounter to earn a quarterfinal meeting with Argentina, leaving the well-beaten French the daunting prospect of facing New Zealand as the Rugby Wo
HOUSTON: Dallas Keuchel’s perfect performance in Houston this year has the upstart Astros one win away from the American League Championship Series.
NEW YORK: Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley was suspended for two games by Major League Baseball on Sunday for his slide that broke New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada’s right leg.
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