Friday, March 6, 2015
Memphis' Marc Gasol made a jump shot with 0.1 seconds left to give the Grizzlies a 102-100 win at Houston on Wednesday, widening their lead over the Rockets atop the NBA Southwest Division to 2-1/2 games.
Two goals by Neymar and one from Luis Suarez gave Barcelona a 3-1 victory over 10-man Villarreal on Wednesday and a place in the final of the Copa del Rey.
Chelsea eked out a 1-0 victory at West Ham to stay five points clear in the Premier League on Wednesday, with the top five winning on a night English soccer held its breath after another player collapsed at White Hart Lane.
China's soccer season kicks off this week with hopes of a resurgence for the beautiful game after former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson and rookie coach Fabio Cannavaro put the league among the world's biggest spenders.
Paris Saint-Germain remains on course for a domestic treble after beating Monaco 2-0 to reach the French Cup semifinals on Wednesday. Former Chelsea player David Luiz gave PSG the lead in the third minute, and striker Edinson Cavani grabbed his 18th goal of the season to make it 2-0 after 52 minutes.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Atlanta showed why it is top of the NBA standings by coming from 18 points down to beat Houston 104-96 on Tuesday, with Jeff Teague's 25 points leading the Hawks to a fifth-straight win.
Southampton and Aston Villa scored late winners in matches affecting opposite ends of the Premier League on Tuesday, while a touchline spat between the managers marred Sunderland's 1-1 draw at Hull.
First division Saint-Etienne squeezed through to the French Cup semifinals after beating third-tier Boulogne-sur-Mer 4-3 on penalties in a shootout on Tuesday after the match finished 1-1.
Anaheim's win against Arizona and Nashville's defeat at New Jersey on Tuesday put the Ducks and the Predators level on points atop the NHL standings as the playoff race heated up.
Michael Phelps, the 18-time Olympic swim champion who agreed not to compete at this year's World Championships, could be reinstated for the meet by USA Swimming, ESPN reported Tuesday.