Russell Westbrook scored 38 points and had his 27th triple-double of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New York Knicks 116-105 on Wednesday night.
Top-seeded Kei Nishikori overcame a slow start to beat local favorite Diego Schwartzman 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 in a second-round match Wednesday at the Argentina Open.
With the Winter Olympics just a year away, the Asian Winter Games will be the ideal stage for the continent's leading winter athletes to fine tune for Pyeongchang 2018.
The degenerative damage potentially caused by repeated blows to the head in soccer has been highlighted by a rare study of brains of a small number of retired players who developed dementia.
Ronnie O'Sullivan wasted a 3-0 lead as he was stunned 4-3 by Mark Davis in the second round of the Welsh Open snooker tournament in Cardiff on Wednesday.
Back spasms not only kept Tiger Woods from playing at Riviera, they forced him to withdraw from a news conference.
It didn't take long for Diego Maradona to start making headlines on his short trip to Europe.
Chinese Super League (CSL) outfit Shanghai SIPG confirmed the signing of former Real Madrid and Chelsea central defender Ricardo Carvalho on Wednesday.
The defending champions came from behind to defeat Napoli 3-1 in the first leg of the Round of 16 on Wednesday.
Bayern Munich answered its critics with a comprehensive 5-1 rout of Arsenal in the first leg of their Champions League clash to put one foot in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.