Monday, May 13, 2013
Lionel Messi might have powered Barcelona to this season's Spanish league crown, but it fell to humble crosstown rival Espanyol to finally finish off Real Madrid's title defense with a 1-1 draw on Saturday.
Marseille secured a top-three finish and consolidated second place in the French league by defeating Toulouse 2-1 on Saturday, delaying Paris Saint-Germain's title celebrations by at least one day.
Wigan won the FA Cup for the first time in its 81-year history by beating big-spending Manchester City 1-0 on Saturday in one of the biggest final upsets the tournament has seen.
Swedish rookie David Lingmerth upstaged Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia to seize a two-shot lead in a weather-interrupted third round of the Players Championship on Saturday.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Miami's LeBron James put in a powerful fourth-quarter performance to steer the Heat to a 104-94 win over Chicago on Friday and a 2-1 lead in their NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series.
el Nadal fought back to beat David Ferrer 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-0 in Friday's quarterfinals of the Madrid Open, maintaining his bid to reach a seventh straight final since returning from a knee injury.
Dustin Penner scored the tiebreaking goal in the final second of the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings advanced to the second round with a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 on Friday night.
Reigning champion Russia lost for the second time in two days at the ice hockey world championships, going down 3-2 to Finland on Friday due largely to goalie Antti Raanta's 34 saves.
Sergio Garcia needed all of his hot putts to take a one-shot lead over Tiger Woods at The Players Championship, shooting a 7-under 65 in Friday's second round.