Germany, England and Poland all took another step toward World Cup qualification but the Netherlands' failure to do the same cost national coach Danny Blind his job on Sunday.
Lou Williams scored 31 points while James Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists as the Houston Rockets cruised to a 137-125 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday.
World No. 1 Angelique Kerber came back from a break down in both sets to beat American Shelby Rogers 6-4, 7-5 on Sunday and move into the fourth round at the Miami Open.
South Korean Mirim Lee fired seven birdies in a 7-under par 65 on Sunday to post a record-equaling triumph in the LPGA Kia Classic in Carlsbad, California.
The Netherlands' hopes of reaching the World Cup finals suffered a major setback on Saturday when the three-time runners-up slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria.
John Wall scored 37 points and Bradley Beal added 27 as the Washington Wizards began a challenging road trip by beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115 in the NBA on Saturday night.
Alex Ovechkin recorded his 30th goal of the season and Daniel Winnik scored two goals, including the game-winner late in the third period, as the Washington Capitals overcame listless stretches to beat the lowly Arizona Coyotes 4-1 on Saturday night.
Nathan Lyon took 4-67 as India finished on 248-6 at stumps on day two of the fourth test against Australia on Sunday.
Making his debut at sumo's highest rank of grand champion, Japanese wrestler Kisenosato won the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament in dramatic fashion on Sunday.
A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94.