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Raptors blow lead, but top Nets to tie series


DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points, Kyle Lowry added 22 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 87-79 on Sunday night to even their Eastern Conference first-round series at two games apiece.

Former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova dies at age of 45


Former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova dies at age of 45. Vilanova diagnosed with a cancerous tumor of the throat in November 2011.

Atletico left frustrated as Chelsea battle to scoreless draw in Vicente Calderon


Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea exerted a tactical stranglehold on hosts Atletico Madrid to earn a goalless draw in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal Tuesday.

Gareth Bale brilliance settles Copa del Rey final


Gareth Bale scored a priceless goal as Real Madrid beat rival Barcelona 2-1 to win the Copa del Rey. Angel di Maria put Real ahead in the first half.

Barcelona's week goes from bad to worse with league loss


Three days after it was ousted by Atl├ętico Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinals, Barcelona lost 1-0 against Granada in Spain’s La Liga.

Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka crash to doubles defeat


The Swiss doubles team formed by Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka suffered another Davis Cup defeat on Saturday against the Kazakhstan doubles team.

Lewis Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two at Malaysian Grand Prix


Lewis Hamilton wins Malaysian Grand Prix and his teammate Nico Rosberg gets the second place. The world champion Sebastian Vettel finishes in third place.

Champions League: Barcelona sees off Manchester City, PSG cruises through


Barcelona beat Manchester City with goals from Lionel Messi and Dani Alves, as Barcelona gained a 2-1 win to progress 4-1 on aggregate.