The Spanish club held a light training session in the evening and has a couple of days to overcome jet lag before Thursday's Club World Cup semifinal match against Mexican team Club America.
James Harden had 36 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to their seventh straight win, 122-118 over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night.
During Manchester City's offseason of heavy spending, Pep Guardiola prioritized improving his midfield and wide areas rather than upgrading the team's defensive unit.
Finland coach Hans Backe was fired with the team in an 11-match winless run that included a poor start to World Cup qualifying.
One of the most respected managers in English soccer is serving a suspension amid a widening investigation into sexual abuse by youth coaches in Britain.
Turkish authorities arrested more than 200 people Monday following suicide bombings near an Istanbul stadium that killed 44 people.
The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James and the Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week on Monday.
Manchester City-bound striker Gabriel Jesus has claimed Brazilian football's highest individual honor by winning the Bola de Ouro, awarded to the best player in the country's Serie A championship.
Relegation-threatened Bundesliga club Wolfsburg has parted ways with general manager Klaus Allofs in a bid to kick-start its troubled season.
Atletico Madrid's struggles continued in the Spanish league on Monday with a 3-0 loss at Villarreal, a result that left the club 12 points behind leader Real Madrid.