Steve Kerr provided a strong message, just not from his usual spot on the bench: Play with urgency.
Chinese investors who failed in their bid to buy Hull City last year have succeeded in taking over Reading, who are one win away from the Premier League.
Maria Sharapova's popularity and past success did not earn her the wild-card invitation she needed to get into the French Open after serving a 15-month doping ban.
Pablo Zabaleta got a rousing send-off. Yaya Toure scored perhaps a farewell goal. Their team swept to a convincing win to virtually guarantee Champions League qualification.
Champ won't play a single game on clay in 2017. His goal: to train up for Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.
Chris Sale struck out 12 while pitching seven solid innings and Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.
Tosaint Ricketts scored his third goal in a week to lift MLS-leading Toronto FC to a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United and push the MLS leaders' club-record winning streak to six games.
Bobby Ryan beat Marc-Andre Fleury on a breakaway 4:59 into overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday n Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
George Springer and Alex Bregman paid tribute to Derek Jeter in their own way - with memorable first-inning home runs off Masahiro Tanaka.
Stephen Curry started the rally in the third to get Golden State going, then Kevin Durant was determined to do his part in the fourth.