--KERSHAW THROWS NO-HITTER IN DODGERS' 8-0 ROUT OF ROCKIES
Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter Wednesday, striking out a career-high 15 batters and allowing his only baserunner on a throwing error by shortstop Hanley Ramirez in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 8-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
The Netherlands are on the verge of qualifying for the World Cup knockout rounds after fending off a belligerent Australia 3-2 on Wednesday to follow up its opening 5-1 rout of defending champion Spain.
--BRATHWAITE, BRAVO PUT WEST INDIES IN CONTROL AGAINST NEW ZEALAND
Opener Kraigg Brathwaite stroked a maiden century and left-hander Darren Bravo also notched three figures Tuesday as the West Indies dominated day two of the second cricket Test against New Zealand at the Queen's Park Oval.