Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Late goals from Andre Ayew and Romain Alessandrini guided Marseille to a 2-1 win over Monaco in the French league Sunday and maintained its chances of qualifying for next season's Champions League.
Fernando Torres scored with 10 minutes left to give Atletico Madrid a 2-2 draw at Levante in the Spanish league on Sunday, while Villarreal sealed a Europa League berth for next season.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Washington veteran Paul Pierce hit a jump shot on the buzzer to give the Wizards a 103-101 home win against Atlanta on Saturday to take a 2-1 advantage in their NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Pittsburgh pulled off a rare triple play in the field and Jordy Mercer broke out of a deep batting slump with a two-run double that lifted the Pirates to a 7-5 win against majors-leading St. Louis on Saturday.
Manchester United ended a three-match losing run to move within sight of Champions League qualification on Saturday, while Burnley became the first team to be relegated from the English Premier League this season.
Borussia Moenchengladbach defeated Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 to go provisionally second in the Bundesliga while Bayern Munich lost 1-0 to Augsburg on Saturday for the champion's fourth straight loss across all competitions.
Lyon's hopes of winning the French league appeared over after losing 3-0 at Caen to be six points behind leader Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday with two rounds left.
Roma lost 2-1 at AC Milan to leave it at risk of missing out on second place in Serie A, while Paul Pogba marked his comeback with a goal as newly crowned champion Juventus drew 1-1 against relegation-threatened Cagliari on Saturday.
Barcelona was one victory away from clinching the Spanish league title after Real Madrid fell four points adrift on Saturday, when Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty in a 2-2 home draw to Valencia.
Dallas scored two late goals to overrun Los Angeles 2-1 on Saturday and retain its share of the lead in the MLS standings.