Monday, February 2, 2015
Golden State ended a rare form lapse and beat Phoenix 106-87 on Saturday, maintaining the Warriors' three-game lead atop the NBA's Western Conference.
Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers won his second MVP award and Houston's J.J. Watt swept away the voters the way he sweeps quarterbacks off their feet to take top defensive honors.
Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
There was stalemate at the summit meeting between Chelsea and Manchester City on Saturday as the Premier League front-runners drew 1-1 on Saturday.
Title-chasing Roma was held to 1-1 at home by relegation-threatened Empoli on Saturday and looks set to lose more ground on Serie A leader Juventus.
Bayer Leverkusen held Borussia Dortmund to a scoreless draw to leave the 2011 and 2012 champion bottom of the Bundesliga after Freiburg's 4-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid brushed off an early goal and thrashed Real Sociedad 4-1 without the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo, ensuring it remained top of the Spanish league on Saturday.
Andre-Pierre Gignac scored from the penalty spot early in the second half for second-place Marseille to beat Evian 1-0 and keep the pressure on French league leader Lyon on Saturday.
Scotsman Martin Laird fired a three-under par 68 and stretched his PGA Phoenix Open lead to three shots despite a charge from Japan's Hideki Matsuyama in Saturday's third round.
New Zealand teen star Lydia Ko became golf's youngest-ever world number one Saturday even though she only settled for a share of second at the season-opening LPGA Coates Championship.