Atlanta awarded Major League Soccer expansion team
The winning numbers for ATLANTA (Reuters) - Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium downtown, officials announced on Wednesday.
Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks basketball team
The winning numbers for (Reuters) - Hedge fund managers Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens are buying the National Basketball Association's Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million from businessman and former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.
Tippett to coach Canada at world championship
The winning numbers for (Reuters) - Dave Tippett, coach of the National Hockey League's Phoenix Coyotes, will coach Canada's men's ice hockey team at next month's world championship, Hockey Canada said on Wednesday.
Nadal recovers from shaky start to go through
The winning numbers for (Reuters) - Claycourt machine Rafael Nadal recovered from a stuttering start to beat Russian qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4 6-1 and reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.
Rosberg out to wreck Hamilton hat-trick bid
The winning numbers for SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can chalk up three wins in a row for the first time in his Formula One career on Sunday but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg will be doing all he can to deny him the hat-trick.
Jockey Club announces record financial results
The winning numbers for LONDON (Reuters) - The Jockey Club, which stages some of British horseracing's most famous events including the Cheltenham festival and the Grand National, announced record financial results on Wednesday.
Prosecutor wraps up Pistorius grilling in murder trial
The winning numbers for PRETORIA (Reuters) - The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ended his five-day cross-examination of the double amputee track athlete on Tuesday with a stark summary of how he shot his girlfriend, insisting he killed her deliberately after an argument.
Phelps's return greeted with shrug by fellow Olympians
The winning numbers for WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward possibly participating at the 2016 Summer Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers.
French Open prize money gets three-million euro boost
The winning numbers for PARIS (Reuters) - The French Open prize money pool has risen to 25 million euros ($34.54 million) after the country's tennis federation announced a three million euro increase to overall winnings on Tuesday.
U.S. wrestler The Ultimate Warrior died of heart disease: autopsy
The winning numbers for (Reuters) - The Ultimate Warrior, one of the most celebrated names in U.S. professional wrestling, died of natural causes attributed to heart disease, an Arizona coroner's office said on Tuesday.