Italian champions Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo will fancy their chances of overcoming French side Lyon, who lost captain Memphis Depay to a season-ending injury Sunday.
Serena Williams is running out of opportunities to win the 24th Grand Slam singles title that would pull her level with Margaret Court's record.
The Clippers improved to 22-9 and remained hot on the heels of the Lakers in the West.
The Lakers hit 43-of-91 shots (47.3 percent) from the floor while Indiana made 41-of-85 (48.2 percent).The Patriots (12-3) would secure a first-round playoff bye with a home victory next week over Miami (3-11).
Democratic Tsunami, the protest group in favor of Catalan independence, has called publicly for its supporters to gather at the stadium four hours before kickoff at 19:00 GMT.
Now, as we stand halfway through the 27th Premier League season, the expectation is that a team who has not yet won the top flight since its rebranding is in pole position to win.
Set a daunting 476-run target to win, Sri Lanka lost skipper Dimuth Karunaratne for 16, Kusal Mendis for a duck and Angelo Matthews for 19 as Pakistan's pace attack spat fire on a lifeless National stadium pitch.
LeBron James produced 20 points, nine rebounds and nine assists for the Lakers, who played without injured star forward Anthony Davis and saw their road win streak snapped at 14 games, two shy of the NBA record.
The side who won the European Cup twice in a row under Brian Clough impressed with a fourth-place Christmas finish in 1994-95, but they have been some distance from the top of the tree ever since. Now the club finds themselves in the middle of the Championship where they have been for much of the last decade.
Pakistan declared their second innings at 555 for three at lunch after Azhar and Babar Azam (100 not out) joined openers Abid Ali (174) and Shan Masood (135) in the run-fest.
A star is born
Dong cherishes old photos of him tussling with Wayne Rooney in training, signing for United with a smiling Ferguson and playing with Ronaldo.
The Cowboys fell to 7-8 and need to beat arch-rival Washington (3-12) next week plus have the Eagles lose in order to reach the playoffs.
Ryu missed the 2015 campaign with a left shoulder injury that required surgery - and was sidelined for nearly four months last year by a severe groin injury - but had an impressive showing this year. He made his first MLB All-Star Game in 2019 and finished the season 14-5 with 163 strikeouts in 182 2/3 innings while surrendering only 24 walks and topping the ERA charts.