(AP) -- Arsenal, West Ham and Aston Villa redressed the balance for Premier League teams after a flow of upsets in the FA Cup, securing narrow wins over awkward lower-league opposition to advance to the fifth round on Sunday.
Chelsea and Manchester City were among five teams in the Premier League's top nine to be eliminated on Saturday on one of the most astonishing days in the famous competition's 144-year history.
The underdogs couldn't continue the shocks a day later, with Arsenal beating second-tier Brighton 3-2 after being set on its way by early goals from Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil. Tomas Rosicky was the other scorer for Arsenal, which is looking to retain the trophy and, as the fifth-place team in the top flight, is the highest-ranked side guaranteed a spot in the last 16.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) He upset Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, and followed up Sunday by beating the guy who ousted Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Next up for Nick Kyrgios is a quarterfinal against Andy Murray at Melbourne Park.
It's about to get very noisy on Rod Laver Arena. (MORE)
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal put earlier stumbles behind them with convincing wins Sunday to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.
French Open champion Sharapova was broken once in the first set before winning the last eight games of her 6-3, 6-0 fourth-round victory over No. 21-seeded Peng Shuai, advancing her to a showdown with No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard, the most consistent player in women's majors last season. (MORE)
MILAN (AP) Paul Pogba showed why the top European teams are interested in him as he orchestrated a 2-0 win for Juventus against Chievo Verona, sending the defending champion seven points clear atop the Serie A table on Sunday as Roma drew 1-1 at Fiorentina.
Pogba scored a stunning opener on the hour mark and was instrumental in his team's second, netted by Stephan Lichtsteiner. (MORE)
PARIS (AP) Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored for the first time in five league games, blasting home a penalty as Paris Saint-Germain secured a scrappy 1-0 win at Saint-Etienne to stay four points behind leader Lyon, which beat 10-man Metz 2-0 in Sunday's earlier game with top scorer Alexandre Lacazette limping off shortly after scoring.
The win moves PSG up to second place, level on points and on goal difference with bitter rival Marseille, while Saint-Etienne remains in fourth spot. (MORE)
LONDON (AP) Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho didn't hold back in blasting his players after an embarrassing 4-2 loss to third-tier Bradford in the FA Cup on Saturday, saying they should be "ashamed" and describing the result as a "disgrace."
The Premier League leaders squandered a 2-0 lead after 38 minutes in the fourth-round match at Stamford Bridge as Mourinho lost against lower-league opposition for the first time in his two spells at Chelsea. (MORE)
LONDON (AP) Even if David Ginola gains the nominations required by Thursday's deadline to stand against Sepp Blatter, his improbable bookmaker-funded campaign could be scuppered by FIFA's gambling rules.
Ginola's campaign is being organized by stunt-prone Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, which is paying the former France international 250,000 pounds ($375,000) to seek the FIFA presidency. (MORE)
The FA Cup lived up to its so-called "giant-killing" reputation on Saturday when Chelsea and Manchester City were eliminated at home by lower-league opposition on a day of fourth-round shocks in the world's oldest knockout competition.
Four of the English Premier League's top six were ousted on a classic FA Cup day, with leader Chelsea squandering a two-goal lead to lose 4-2 to third-tier Bradford at Stamford Bridge in the biggest surprise of them all. (MORE)