MONACO - Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 Saturday, and the second-ranked Serb said he plans to take a break to let his injured wrist heal.
SHANGHAI - Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes' perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bull's to capture his third pole position of the campaign Saturday at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix.
MIAMI - If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry. Upset odds look miniscule.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Blake Sims' bid to replace AJ McCarron as Alabama's starting quarterback hit a snag Saturday when the Crimson Tide defense dominated the annual A-Day Game. Freshman Cooper Bateman also struggled.
DALLAS - Tyler Seguin's week away from Dallas felt a little longer, probably because it included a pair of one-goal losses at Anaheim to start a first-round playoff series.
PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - No. 2 USC Aiken shot 291 on the Mountain View Course at Callaway Gardens on Saturday to win the Peach Belt Conference Golf Championship, which was shortened to 18 holes because of inclement weather.
DULUTH, Ga. - Miguel Angel Jimenez, extending his impressive Champions Tour debut, shot 2-under-par 70 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over defending champion Bernhard Langer into the final round of the Greater Gwinnett Championship.
ST. LOUIS - Defenseman Barret Jackman scored on a drive through traffic, giving the St. Louis Blues their second consecutive 4-3 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday for a 2-0 series lead.
In Lexington, Ky., Brandon Bednar homered to lead the Augusta GreenJackets to a 5-2 victory over the Lexington Legends on Saturday night.