After years of false starts and finger-pointing, the twisting road to the spectacle set to shatter all boxing records for viewership and revenue wound through many locales, from the exclusive reaches of Beverly Hills to NBA courtside seats in Miami.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two teams that, three weeks ago, thought their postseason might last just one day now meet in what might be the most cheerful, least stressful and chummiest World Series anyone can remember.
The French-Costa Rican School in Concepción de Tres Ríos, east of San José, hosted the National Rugby Championship Sunday. In the men's league Stag Rugby Football Club took down the University of Costa Rica 19-8. The Wak Rugby club took home the trophy in the the women's league beating The University of Costa Rica (UCR Rugby) 26-5.
The Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd roared, and Caroline Wozniacki urged it on, swinging her arms up and shouting triumphantly to a standing ovation. She had just won the break point of her year, chasing down a swinging volley and forcing Maria Sharapova to miss in the deciding third set.
NEW YORK – Five-time champion Roger Federer sat out a two-hour break for torrential rain to race into the U.S. Open fourth round on Sunday on a stormy, humid New York day which saw David Ferrer crash to defeat.