Kevin Durant finished with 35 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his ninth career triple double on Dec. 6 as the under-manned Golden State Warriors defeated the Charlotte Hornets 101-87.
Turkish football team Beşiktaş defeated RB Leipzig on Dec. 6 to become the first Turkish club ever to advance to the UEFA Champions League’s last 16 unbeaten.
Russell Westbrook bagged a second consecutive triple double as the Oklahoma City Thunder staged a late rally to sink the Utah Jazz on Dec. 5.
A defiant Joe Root insisted the Ashes series was by no means over despite England falling to a 120-run defeat in the second test at Adelaide Oval on Dec. 6 to go 2-0 down with three matches to play.
Confused and dejected, Russian sports fans expressed their disappointment Dec. 6 over the International Olympic Committee's decision to ban the country from the 2018 Winter Games.
An Argentine judge has ordered the arrest of Paraguay midfielder Jonathan Fabbro for alleged sexual assault of an underage girl.
Turkish champion Beşiktaş seeks its third away victory in Champions League Group G when it visits RB Leipzig on Dec. 6, having already guaranteed to finish as group leader.
Chris Boswell kicked the winning field goal with the last play of the game as the Pittsburgh Steelers fought back to claim a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Dec. 4.
Spor Toto Super League club Gençlerbirliği coach Ümit Özat has once again found himself in hot water for his remarks, saying he would never speak badly of a former club “even if it were a Jewish team.”