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.
Colorado's Tyler Chatwood pitched seven innings as the Rockies shut out the Chicago Cubs and held on for a 2-0 win on Sunday.
New York's Thomas Hickey scored 12:31 into overtime to give the Islanders a 4-3 victory over Florida on Sunday, taking a 2-1 lead in their NHL first-round playoff series.
Stephen Curry dazzled from long range and drove to the hoop with fire and flair, scoring 24 points before tweaking his ankle as the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 104-78 on Saturday in their NBA playoff opener.
When a deadly avalanche hit Mount Everest a year ago, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, one of the few Nepali women with expertise in climbing the world's highest peaks, headed straight there to help.
Minjee Lee won the Lotte Championship on Saturday for her second LPGA Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a one-stroke victory.
Washington improved to a franchise-record 9-1 start to the season by winning 8-1 at Philadelphia on Saturday, led by pitcher Max Scherzer's seven impressive innings and two-run double.
Rafael Nadal beat Andy Murray 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday to play for his ninth Monte Carlo Masters title.
Bayern Munich dominated Schalke 3-0 and increased its lead to 10 points as it closed in on a record fourth straight Bundesliga title on Saturday.