The Pittsburgh Penguins got back to playing the style that made them one of the NHL's best teams after Christmas.
The reigning champion Golden State Warriors shrugged off the injury absence of Stephen Curry to take a 2-0 lead in their playoff series with the Houston Rockets on Monday.
Harry Kane and Dele Alli both scored twice Monday as Tottenham crushed Stoke 4-0 with a devastating attacking display to close the gap on Premier League leader Leicester to five points.
The Ethiopians ran past the Kenyans on their way to the Boston Marathon finish line Monday and nearly swept them off the victory podium.
Fresh from winning his ninth Monte Carlo Masters title, Rafael Nadal is back in Spain to try and win the Barcelona Open for the ninth time.
Wu Ching-kuo, the only Taiwanese member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said on Monday the political turmoil in Brazil will not affect the preparations for this year's Olympic Games.
A U.S. judge released Monday transcripts of guilty pleas from three prominent defendants in the sweeping FIFA corruption investigation who confessed to crimes and agreed to pay US$37.5 million in compensation.
Cleveland's Kyrie Irving scored 31 points in his first playoff game since being injured last year in the NBA Finals and the Cavaliers beat Detroit 106-101 on Sunday in the opening game of their NBA first-round playoff series.
Rafael Nadal is glad he won a ninth Monte Carlo Masters title the hard way, after defeating Frenchman Gael Monfils 7-5, 5-7, 6-0 in an error-strewn final Sunday.
The fight for the Spanish league title is tighter than ever thanks to a surprise collapse by Barcelona atop the standings.