Atletico Madrid's 11-game unbeaten streak came to an end on Tuesday after it squandered a series of chances and then conceded a late goal to lose 1-0 at home to Villarreal in the Spanish league.
Maria Sharapova returned to professional tennis on Wednesday after a 15-month doping ban, completing a one-hour training session on an empty center court less than 10 hours before her first competitive match since January 2016.
French Open prize money will increase by 12 percent this year, with the men's and women's champions winning 2.1 million euros each -- an increase of 100,000 euros.
Sweden's Erik Karlsson was the best player in the Ottawa Senators' opening-round series against the Boston Bruins, and that was while playing with two hairline fractures in his left heel.
There was a moment during the Bristol Motor Speedway race that captured the essence of Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Stephen Curry had 37 points before sitting out the final quarter as the Golden State Warriors welcomed back teammate Kevin Durant with a 128-103 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night to sweep their first-round playoff series.
Addison Russell set a career high with four hits while Jason Heyward homered for the third time in four games and drove in four runs as the Chicago Cubs jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates early in a 14-3 victory on Monday night.
Roma boosted its bid for second place in Serie A and automatic entry into the Champions League with a 4-1 win at Pescara, which was mathematically relegated on Monday.
Pregnant star Serena Williams and gymnastics great Nadia Comaneci blasted tennis legend Ilie Nastase for making "racist," "sexist" and "offensive" comments during the Fed Cup tie between Romania and Britain at the weekend.
Leinster and Ireland prop Mike Ross announced on Tuesday that he will retire at the end of the season.