• The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday behind a stunning performance by Madison Bumgarner to win their third World Series title in five seasons.

    The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.
    LAST UPDATE : Oct 30, 2014, 2:53 AM EDT
  • Justin Gatlin of the United States (C) races as Michael Rodgers of the United States (L) and Su Bingtian of China (R) followed during 2014 IAAF World Challenge Beijing at National Stadium on May 21, 2014 in Beijing, China.

    Double-Olympic champion Lord Coe says he is "not comfortable" with U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin's nomination for World Athlete of the Year.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 08, 2014, 2:12 AM EDT
  •  A general view of Wembley Stadium prior to the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014 in London, England.

    England manager Roy Hodgson said the opportunity to play a final at Wembley would be excellent motivation for his players.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 19, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT
  • Serena Williams of the United States celebrates with the trophy after defeating Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark to win their women's singles final match on Day fourteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

    Serena Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to win her sixth US Open and 18th Grand Slam title. The BBC writes:

    The American, ranked one in the world, won 6-3 6-3 at Flushing Meadows in New York. After a poor start from both players, Williams steadied herself to take the first set and found something approaching her best form to dominate the second.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 07, 2014, 11:38 PM EDT