GRANADA, Spain: Hosts Spain passed their first real test at the basketball World Cup with flying colors on Monday when they beat Brazil 82-63 to book a last 16 berth alongside a Greek team who brushed
LOS ANGELES: Washington’s Denard Span hit two of the Nationals’ four homers as they won 6-4 at Los Angeles on Monday, opening a two-game lead on the Dodgers in the fight over top spot in the overall N
MADRID: Spain and Greece are headed to the round of 16, and Senegal is in position to join them after shaking up Group B with an upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup.
BIDDEFORD, Maine: A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball’s earliest greats.
SEVILLE, Spain: There is no one team in the Fiba World Cup here that has driven the coach of a powerhouse team nuts.
BIRMINGHAM: India bowled England out for only 206 in the fourth one day international at Edgebaston, setting the tourists a comfortable target of 207 to secure series victory.
HARARE: Australia must overcome the embarrassment of losing to Zimbabwe and the departure of captain Michael Clarke to injury when they take on South Africa in the fifth match of a one-day triangular
NEW YORK: Maria Sharapova crashed out of the US Open Sunday while 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest women’s quarterfinalist since 1997 giving Switzerland a double boost after Roger Federe
PARIS: Manchester United swooped on Monday to make striker Radamel Falcao the biggest signing on the last day of Europe’s record-breaking summer transfer window.
BERNE: Brazil and Colombia, the dust barely settled following their brutal World Cup quarterfinal, clash again and there will also be a replay of the final as Germany host Argentina in this week’s int
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