Less than 24 hours before the global soccer spotlight falls on Leicester in its bid to win the top tier for the first time, Newcastle came out best in the scrapping at the other end of the English Premier League on Saturday.
Formula One leader Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Russian Grand Prix while Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton was 10th after another car failure ended his qualifying session early on Saturday.
Eric Fehr scored the winning goal against his former team to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night to tie the Eastern Conference second-round playoff series at a game apiece while Tyler Johnson had two goals and an assist as Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-1 to level their series.
Although Badou Jack didn't get the decisive victory he was looking for Saturday night, he's still planning on a unification bout with James DeGale next.
Defending champions the Highlanders ended a two-game losing streak to beat the ACT Brumbies and the Hurricanes revived their Super Rugby season with a thumping 50-17 win over the Lions on Saturday.
Taiwanese archers won a gold, two silver and a bronze medals in the recurve women's team, mixed team, and individual events, respectively, at the 2016 Archery World Cup in Shanghai Sunday.
Portland advanced to the NBA Western Conference semifinals by holding off the resilient Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 on Friday, claiming the first-round playoff series 4-2.
The Los Angeles Lakers reached an agreement Friday with their former player and current Golden State assistant Luke Walton to become their head coach, choosing a leader for their new era after Kobe Bryant.
The New York Mets scored a team record 12 runs in the third inning to rout San Francisco 13-1 on Friday and stretch their winning streak to seven.
Dallas' Radek Faksa scored the tiebreaking goal on a rebound with 4:44 to play and had an assist on the other goal to help the Stars open the second round of the NHL Western Conference playoffs with a 2-1 victory over St. Louis on Friday.