McCann drives in 3 as Braves beat Giants 6-3 Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and an RBI single in his third game this season after coming off the disabled list, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Thursday night to begin a four-game series between NL division leaders. More
Royals snap Braves' 10-game win streak Wade Davis pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Jeff Francoeur had a fourth-inning RBI single and the Kansas City Royals stopped Atlanta's 10-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Wednesday. More
Sources: Verlander gets record $180M deal Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on a new contract that could exceed $202 million, according to sources. Verlander's deal, which would make him the highest-paid pitcher in the game, is for seven years and worth $180 million, sources said. More
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Australia's victory over South Korea in the Asian Cup final on Saturday capped a remarkable period for a nation which is only just awakening to the possibilities that membership of Asia provides — on and off the field.
Inside three months Australia has catapulted itself to the forefront of the Asian football confederation, the world's largest.
Watched by a 76,385-strong crowd, Australia's 2-1 defeat of two-time champion South Korea in extra time at Sydney's Olympic stadium was the country's first Asian Cup title since moving to the Asian zone from Oceania in 2006.
It continued a run of strong performances at the quadrennial continental championships for Australia, which includes a final appearance in 2011 where it eventually lost to Japan 1-0 in extra time.
"The goal should be for this confederation to break the European and South American monopoly on the World Cup," said Australia coach Ange Postecoglou after guiding the Socceroos to its breakthrough victory.
Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli became the first all-Italian team to capture a Grand Slam men's doubles title in more than 50 years after beating the French pair of Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 6-4 in the Australian Open final on Saturday.
The last Italians to win a men's doubles title at a major were Nicola Pietrangeli and Orlando Sirola at the 1959 French Open.
Fognini and Bolelli had come close before, reaching the semifinals at the 2011 U.