Chicago beat slumping Cleveland 111-105 on Friday to narrow the gap between the Central Division heavyweights to two games, with Jimmy Butler leading the way with 26 points.
Nico Rosberg, who retired on Friday, will be remembered in Formula One as the cool, calm and collected driver who doggedly overcame a brilliant teammate to win a world title.
On a rainy Saturday that only accentuated the grief, 20,000 people filled a tiny stadium under umbrellas and plastic ponchos to say goodbye to members of the Chapecoense soccer club who died in a plane crash.
San Jose extended its mastery of Montreal at home by beating the Canadiens 2-1 on Friday in a clash of NHL division leaders.
Tiger Woods saved par from the dunes with a shot so good that two spectators ran over and scooped up sand for a souvenir.
Kjetil Jansrud of Norway won the season's first World Cup downhill on Saturday, a day after his victory in super-G.
Andrew Dodt held the lead for the third straight round at the Australian PGA Championship on Saturday, hanging onto a two-stroke cushion after Adam Scott started fast but faded and Harold Varner III scrapped on the front nine and finished strongly.
Houston outlasted Golden State in double overtime 132-127 and ended the Warriors' 12-game winning streak on Thursday, led by a triple double from James Harden.
Dallas had to work hard to extend its record winning streak to 11 games, holding off Minnesota and winning 17-15 on Thursday.
Chicago's Marian Hossa threaded his shot through a screen 1:31 into overtime to give the Blackhawks a 4-3 win against New Jersey on Thursday, maintaining a four-point lead in the NHL's Central Division.