After a slow start to the Sprint Cup season — by his standards — Jimmie Johnson appears poised for a run at yet another championship.
A raucous contingent of fans lined Figueroa Street as the Kings rode nine double-decker buses and a flatbed truck about one mile to Staples Center. They showed off the Cup, the Campbell Cup and Justin Williams' Conn Smythe Trophy while confetti flew and fans gave a nonstop standing ovation to the champions.
Matt Adams homered for the third straight game and Matt Holliday also went deep, helping the Cardinals to a 5-2 victory and series sweep Sunday over the Washington Nationals.
Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer and Kansas City completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 6-3 win Sunday.
German Martin Kaymer turned the toughest test of golf into a runaway at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday to become only the seventh wire-to-wire winner in 114 years of the U.S. Open.
Didier Drogba came off the bench to inspire Ivory Coast to a 2-1 comeback victory over Japan in a World Cup Group C match on Saturday.
Matt Adams hit the go-ahead home run for the second straight game, connecting off Stephen Strasburg in St. Louis' three-run seventh inning, and the Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Saturday night.
The Kansas City Royals' left-hander matched a career high with nine strikeouts and scattered five hits over seven-plus shutout innings in a 9-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli are a study in contrasts on the football pitch. And off it.
For a second day running, this spectacular World Cup left everyone in awe. This time, it was Costa Rica that produced a huge upset.
The often-volatile and often-brilliant Mario Balotelli was left unmarked at the far post and had plenty of space to head a cross from Antonio Candreva past goalkeeper Joe Hart for the winning goal.
The Spurs are the 32nd team in NBA history to hold a 3-1 lead in the finals. All 31 of the previous teams have won the title.
Kawhi Leonard and Boris Diaw have been exactly what San Antonio needed in this matchup against the Miami Heat, and might be the two biggest reasons why the Spurs are one win away from their fifth NBA championship. The Spurs lead these finals 3-1, and will look to end Miami's reign in Game 5 at home on Sunday night.
After two days of lower-than-expected scores, Pinehurst No. 2 showed its bite at the U.S. Open on Saturday.
Colombia started its first World Cup campaign in 16 years in dazzling fashion and beat Greece 3-0 to open Group C on Saturday in front of a big, loud pro-Colombian crowd.
Joel Campbell hasn't played a game for Arsenal since he signed with the Premier League club three years ago.
If he keeps performing like this at the World Cup, he might soon get his chance.
Lorenzo Cain had a two-run double to highlight a five-run first inning, Jeremy Guthrie pitched into the sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to five games with a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
Lance Lynn threw eight innings of two-hit ball and Matt Adams homered on his first swing since coming off the disabled list, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory over Jordan Zimmermann and the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Marian Gaborik scored a tying power-play goal with 12:04 left in regulation for the resilient Kings, who rallied from yet another deficit before finishing off the Rangers in the longest game in franchise history.