French forwards Antoine Griezmann and Kevin Gameiro tore Bayer Leverkusen's defense apart to put the Champions League quarterfinals within reach for Atletico Madrid with a 4-2 away victory on Tuesday.
China plans to have 50,000 football academies by 2025 as part of an ambitious blueprint to grow into a soccer superpower.
Jonathan Toews had three goals and two assists as the Chicago Blackhawks beat Minnesota 5-3 on Tuesday night for their second win over the Western Conference-leading Wild in less than two weeks.
Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova and third-seeded Dominika Cibulkova both lost their opening matches at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday.
For Alpine skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves, the chance to be East Timor's sole representative at the Asian Winter Games was too good to pass up, even if it meant missing the world championships.
Jim Joyce has joined John Hirschbeck, Tim Welke and Bob Davidson in retiring from Major League Baseball's umpire staff. The commissioner's office said Tuesday that Adam Hamari, Pat Hoberg, Gabe Morales and Carlos Torres have been promoted to the full-time staff.
Franklin Gutierrez got another chance from the team that gave him his first one in professional baseball.
Baseball's Hall of Fame will honor "The Simpsons" on May 27 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the show's "Homer at the Bat" episode.
Tom Brady's missing jersey from Super Bowl 51, where the star quarterback led the New England Patriots over Atlanta for a record fifth crown, has been valued at US$500,000 by Houston police.
Relief for Arsenal, pride for Sutton United.