Barcelona's injury woes continue to mount as Carles Puyol has been ruled out of the match against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

Given how he finished last season, Sebastian Vettel's start to the 2014 F1 campaign has been humbling, to say the least.

It's football season in Alabama, at least for a day.

Peach is returning to the name of Atlanta's college bowl game.

Nigerian-born forward Bernie Ibini's 67th-minute goal gave Central Coast Mariners a 1-0 win Saturday over Adelaide United and a place in the A-League semifinals.

Marquinhos and Keijiro Ogawa scored second-half goals as Vissel Kobe beat Kashima Antlers 3-2 to move into first place in the J-League on Saturday.

Scott Van Slyke and Juan Uribe each tied the score with a clutch home run for the Dodgers. Then it was Aaron Hill's turn to get an even bigger hit against Chris Perez.

Lee Westwood saw his four-shot lead trimmed to just one on Saturday after a bogey at the final hole of the third round of the Malaysian Open.

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Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts expects guard Damian Lillard to make a quick adjustment to playoff basketball.

Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes' perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bulls to capture his third pole position of the campaign on Saturday at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix.

Andrea Petkovic and Angelique Kerber had straight-set wins on Saturday to give Germany a 2-0 lead over Australia in their Fed Cup semifinal and primed to reach its first final in 21 years.

At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal.

Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.

Bo Porter's team had already fallen behind big when he lost his temper.

Aaron Hill was having a miserable night at the plate until he got one more chance to redeem himself. A few well-chosen words of encouragement from manager Kirk Gibson didn't hurt.

The San Francisco Giants have played eight straight games decided by one run, losing four of them.

Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

Jed Lowrie insisted he calmly asked Houston second baseman Jose Altuve why the Astros were trying to hit him with a pitch in the third inning. Lowrie had tried to bunt in the first with his Oakland Athletics already leading by seven runs, yet said it was because the defense had shifted.

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Years later and some 500 miles to the south, Tyson Ross still considers the San Francisco Giants to be rivals.

Before Friday night's game, the Philadelphia Phillies decided that starter Jonathan Pettibone would be sent back to Triple-A to make room in the rotation for Cole Hamels.

Felipe Paulino gave up six hits and a walk, hit a batter and threw two wild pitches in the first seven-run inning in the majors this season.

One of the more remarkable aspects of Connecticut's national title run was that potential star Rodney Purvis could only watch his Huskies' teammates because of NCAA rules forcing transfers to sit out a year.

Ryan Getzlaf wore the strain all over his exhausted face. In the past 51 hours or so, he had taken a slap shot to the jaw, attended the birth of his third child and propelled the Anaheim Ducks to two gritty playoff victories.

The bullpen played a big role in the Yankees' five-game winning streak. A meltdown by New York's relievers proved just as pivotal in a loss Friday night.

Drew Smyly's return to the rotation was an inauspicious one.

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time on a slippery track in the final practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday as the other top drivers limited their running due to the wet weather.

Charlie Morton was left trying to figure out how a promising outing unraveled so quickly. The Pittsburgh Pirates are seemingly always searching for answers in how to beat Kyle Lohse.

It was a repeat performance the John Lackey could have done without.

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