Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby had two goals and an assist during a five-goal second period that powered the Penguins to a 6-1 rout of the New York Rangers on Wednesday, cutting the gap at the top of the NHL's Metropolitan Division to two points.
Top-ranked Carolina Marin said Thursday she would not rest until she had captured the World Superseries Final in Dubai, after cruising through her second-round match at the Hong Kong Open.
Former world champion Jenson Button announced on Thursday that Sunday's season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be his last race in the sport.
Skipper Faf du Plessis put his ball tampering controversy behind him to defy Australia's bowlers with a steely century to put South Africa in early control of the day-night third Test in Adelaide.
Ralph Branca's career was defined by that one high-and-inside fastball.
Los Angeles' Nick Young hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 5 seconds to play to snatch a 111-109 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday after the Lakers had appeared to blow their chance.
Borussia Dortmund beat Legia Warsaw in a pulsating 8-4 victory on Tuesday that broke the record for goals scored in a Champions League match.
Seattle and Montreal both won at home by one-goal margins in Tuesday's first-leg games of Major League Soccer's conference finals, leaving the matches in the balance going into the weekend's return legs.
Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic will compete at the Auckland Classic in January, organizers said Wednesday, hailing "the strongest field ever" at the Australian Open warm-up tournament.
Nothing about Jim Furyk's game would suggest with certainty he has played his last Ryder Cup.