NCAAF WEEK 5: College Football Results and Box Scores

(Sporting Alert, BOX SCORES) — Results and scores from Week 5 of the NCAA College Football fixtures, which took place on Saturday 28, September. Among the winners in the NCAAF this weekend were No. 1 Alabama, who came through a tough first opening half to keep No. 21 Ole Miss scoreless in the 25-0 victory and improved to…

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Frustrated Shinji Kagawa puzzled at not being used by David Moyes

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — A frustrated Shinji Kagawa is determined to know why he’s constantly being overlooked by Manchester United manager David Moyes, but says he will continue to work hard to win back a place in the starting team. Kagawa, who made a transfer move from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester United last season, is…

Usain Bolt runs world-leading 19.79 to win 200m at Bislett Games

Usain Bolt runs world-leading 19.79 to win 200m at Bislett Games

OSLO, Norway (Sporting Alert) — Jamaican superstar sprinter Usain Bolt laid down a dominating world-leading performance to win the men’s 200 metros dash at Thursday’s ExxonMobil Bislett Games, the sixth stop of the IAAF Diamond League meeting for 2013 in Oslo. Bolt, after being upset by Justin Gatlin over 100m in Rome last week, promised…

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David West leads Pacers past Knicks, 102-95 in Game 1 (Video)

NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — David West scored 20 points and Lance Stephenson added a double-double of 13 rebounds and 11 points as the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks 102-95 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Sunday. The Knicks are heavy favourites to win the series, but defeat today put a massive dent in their quest for a quick…

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Anthony paced New York to 85-78 win over Boston in playoff opener – Video

NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — Carmelo Anthony scored 36 points in guiding the New York Knicks to an 85-78 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of their NBA playoff series on Saturday. Watch Video Highlights of New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics Anthony, who recently claimed his first ever regular season scoring title, shot…

No. 5 seed Louisville upset top-seed Baylor 82-81 in women’s sweet 16

OKLAHOMA CITY (Sporting Alert, Box Score) — Monique Reid knocked down two late free throws and No. 5 seed Louisville upset No. 1 overall seed and big-time favourites Baylor 82-81 in the women’s NCAA basketball sweet 16 on Sunday. The Cardinals (27-8) knocked down 16 of their 25 three-pointer attempts to seal the thrilling victory with Shoni Schimmel and Antonita Slaughter combining…

LA Lakers 105 beat Oklahoma City 96 at Staples Center

LOS ANGELES, CA (Sporting Alert) — The Los Angeles Lakers held off the challenges of the Oklahoma City Thunder down the stretch to secure a battling 105-96 win at Staples Center on Sunday. Watch LA Lakers Beat Thunder Video Highlights Kobe Bryant paced the Lakers with 21 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds in the…

Andy Murray beats Roger Federer, reaches Australian Open final
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Andy Murray beats Roger Federer, reaches Australian Open final

MELBOURNE (Sporting Alert) — Great Britain No. 1 Andy Murray has reached another Australian Open final, following his victory over Roger Federer in Melbourne on Friday. Murray booked his place in the decider after battling to a 6-4 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 6-7 (2-7) 6-2 victory and will now play in his third Australian Open final…

Kyrie Irving guides Cleveland past Boston, 95-90

CLEVELAND (Sporting Alert) — Former Duke Blue Devils star guard Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and knocked down several key buckets late in the game, as the Cleveland Cavaliers picked up a 95-90 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night. The point guard, who has been very impressive in the league this season, shot…