Kyrie Irving 11 of the Boston Celtics embraces Jaylen Brown after the Celtics defeat the Golden State Warriors 92-88 at TD Garden on Nov 16.
Toto Super League leader Galatasaray travels to its closest rival in the standings, Başakşehir, on Nov. 18, hoping to end a losing streak against the city rival.
Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal will take on Urawa Red Diamonds of Japan in the first leg of the Asian Champions League final on Nov. 18, seeking to put an end to eastern dominance of the continental club competition.
The World Anti-Doping Agency maintained its suspension of Russia on Nov. 16, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Philadelphia's Joel Embiid overwhelmed the Los Angeles Lakers in a Nop showdown of the NBA's top young talents, scoring 46 points in the 76ers' 115-109 victory.
Denmark goes to next year's World Cup with one of the world's top 10 players in Christian Eriksen, coach Age Hareide said on Nov. 14, after the Tottenham playmaker grabbed a hat-trick in the 5-1 thrashing of Ireland.
Roger Federer has paid a glowing tribute to Alexander Zverev, hailing the 20-year-old German as having the "full package" of skills and resolve to lead tennis's youthful revolution.
Rafael Nadal pulled out of the ATP Finals on Nov. 13, admitting he had lost his fitness battle after crashing to defeat in three sets to David Goffin in a thrilling encounter.
A tearful Gianluigi Buffon quit international football as four-time champion Italy sensationally missed out on its first World Cup finals in 60 years after a playoff defeat to Sweden on Nov. 13.