Rafal Majka of Poland won the 14th stage of the Tour de France ? a second day of punishing Alpine climbs and over the highest point on the race circuit ? as Vincenzo Nibali again extended his overall lead by finishing second on Saturday.
The Pac-12 Conference launched its 2014 football season Wednesday under sunshine and umbrellas at Paramount Pictures ? the perfect venue for a league looking to rewrite the script to so many unhappy endings.
Kole Calhoun has given the Angels consistent production in the leadoff spot, and Wednesday night, he drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Angels to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
If Louis van Gaal had any misconceptions about what he was getting himself into when he became coach of the world's most popular soccer team, they were probably dispelled Wednesday at the Rose Bowl.
With NFL training camps beginning this week, pro football has provided many more questions than answers. The picture will become clearer in the coming weeks.