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NEW YORK (AP) — Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy and streaking Lucas Duda homered in a span of five pitches, a sudden power strike that charged up Citi Field and sent the New York Mets past the Washington Nationals 5-2 Sunday night for a three-game sweep.
Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's sports minister, George Hilton, says he has only one real concern a year before Rio hosts the 2016 Olympics: the medal haul. In an interview in the capital Brasilia, Hilton told AFP that the focus is on Brazil getting an unprecedented slot in the top 10 rankings for Olympic medals. Rio's preparations for the Summer Games, the first to be held in South America, are going flawlessly thanks to the experience the country gained in hosting last year's football World Cup, he said.