Mar 21, 2013 20:44 EDT
World Series leaders New Zealand are favourites to win the Hong Kong Sevens this weekend but in a season which has proved unpredictable there's plenty of room for an upset.
Mar 09, 2013 19:13 EST
New York Yankees closing relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, Major League Baseball's all-time saves leader with 608, said Saturday that he will retire after the 2013 season.
Feb 17, 2013 14:48 EST
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he expects to be ready for Major League Baseball's Opening Day after recovering from the broken left ankle that ended his 2012 campaign.
Feb 15, 2013 18:07 EST
Milwaukee Brewers star outfielder Ryan Braun and Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera are cooperating with a Major League Baseball investigation into a Florida clinic and banned substances.
Feb 15, 2013 13:08 EST
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera said Friday that he is cooperating with Major League Baseball's probe into a Miami clinic that allegedly gave players performance-enhancing drugs.
Feb 12, 2013 12:50 EST
With questions surrounding injured star Alex Rodriguez and much of the healthy lineup, the New York Yankees reported to pre-season training camp Tuesday in quest of a 28th World Series title.
Feb 10, 2013 14:33 EST
Daisuke Matsuzaka, the Japanese pitching ace who helped Boston to a World Series title before injury derailed his Major League Baseball career, is set to sign a minor-league deal with Cleveland.
Feb 10, 2013 00:28 EST
Samoa took another step toward retaining their USA Rugby Sevens crown, defeating Scotland 12-5 to book a Cup semi-final showdown with South Africa.
Feb 09, 2013 03:37 EST
Defending champions Samoa came from 12-0 behind to beat Spain 19-12 on the opening day of the US stop in the IRB Sevens World Series.
Feb 08, 2013 23:34 EST
England, which is fresh off its victory at the Wellington Sevens, will face Fiji in their opening match of the USA Sevens, the fifth of nine rounds in the HSBC Sevens World Series.
Feb 02, 2013 04:34 EST
England snatched a 24-19 victory in extra time against Kenya in the final of the fourth leg of the IRB Sevens World Series at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Saturday. Kenya led 19-12 at half-time.
Jan 22, 2013 16:23 EST
Delmon Young, who overcame off-field issues to help power Detroit into last year's World Series, signed a one-year Major League Baseball deal with the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday.
Jan 22, 2013 14:58 EST
Sandy Koufax, a Hall of Fame pitcher who played for four World Series champions, was named Tuesday as a special advisor to Los Angeles Dodgers chairman Mark Walter by the Major League Baseball club.
Jan 19, 2013 22:19 EST
Hall of Famer Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a St. Louis Cardinals icon, has died at the age of 92.
Jan 19, 2013 15:01 EST
Former long-time Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver died of an apparent heart attack Saturday while on a team-sponsored cruise, the Major League Baseball team said. He was 82.
Jan 05, 2013 18:25 EST
Seven-time world champion Nicol David eased into the title match at the World Series Squash Finals on Saturday with an 11-5, 11-8 win over France's Camille Serme.
Jan 04, 2013 17:59 EST
Seven-time world champion Nicol David reached the last four of the World Series Squash Finals on Friday with an 11-4, 11-8 win over Natalie Grinham of the Netherlands.
Dec 29, 2012 13:02 EST
Flamboyant former England cricket captain and television commentator Tony Greig died of a heart attack Saturday at the age of 66, as he battled lung cancer.
Dec 29, 2012 09:10 EST
Flamboyant former England cricket captain and television commentator Tony Greig died of a heart attack on Saturday at the age of 66, as he battled lung cancer.
Dec 29, 2012 09:07 EST
Former England captains Ian Botham and Nasser Hussain have led the tributes to their late predecessor Tony Greig, who died on Saturday at the age of 66.