MUNICH - Robert Lewandowski scored twice, and Bayern Munich overcame a two-goal deficit from the first leg to defeat Porto 6-1 Tuesday night and reached the Champions League semifinals for the fourth straight year.
Thiago Alcantara, Jerome Boateng, Thomas Mueller and Xabi Alonso also got goals for five-time champion Bayern, which advanced on 7-4 aggregate in the home-and-home, total-goals series.
LUENEBURG, Germany - Former SS Sgt. Oskar Groening told a German court Tuesday that he helped keep watch as thousands of Jews were led from cattle cars directly to the gas chambers at the Auschwitz death camp where he served as a guard.
The 93-year-old, charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, said as his trial opened that he witnessed individual atrocities, but did not acknowledge participating in any crimes.
BOSTON - A Venezuelan man with muscular dystrophy was honoured at City Hall on Tuesday after enduring about 20 hours of sometimes drenching rain, wind and cold to complete the Boston Marathon in the early morning hours.
Maickel Melamed finished at about 5 a.m., becoming the last athlete to complete the storied 26.2-mile race, which started Monday morning.
BOSTON - The last athlete to complete the Boston Marathon has received his race medal.
Maickel Melamed was bestowed his award by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh at City Hall on Tuesday, after completing the 26.2-mile course in about 20 hours.
The 39-year-old Venezuelan, who has a form of muscular dystrophy that severely impairs his mobility, crossed the finish line around 5 a.m.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - No phone. No Twitter. No Instagram.
LeBron James has once again gone into lockdown mode during the NBA playoffs.
For the fourth straight post-season, Cleveland's superstar is trying to shield himself from the outside world, saying he doesn't need any distractions while he and the Cavs chase a title.
SOCHI, Russia - International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel says it will "not be easy" to reach a deal for NHL players to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Fasel tells The Associated Press that the IIHF has started the process of consulting players and officials over a deal for the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Fasel says "our goal is to bring the NHL to Korea," but he adds that it is a "long process" and "will not be easy."
LUENEBURG, Germany - A former Auschwitz guard acknowledged Tuesday that he bears a share of the moral guilt for atrocities at the camp, but told judges at the opening of his trial that it is up to them to decide whether he deserves to be convicted as an accessory to murder.
Oskar Groening, 93, acknowledged having helped collect and tally money as part of his job dealing with the belongings stolen from people arriving at Auschwitz. That earned him the moniker "Accountant of Auschwitz."
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See," an emotional and intimate World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Pulitzer judges on Monday cited Doerr's "short, elegant chapters that explore human nature and the contradictory power of technology." Doerr's book alternates between a blind French girl and young Nazi soldier, with radio a means of resistance and propaganda.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - After seven years of great regular-season success and playoff disappointments, coach Todd McLellan and the San Jose Sharks decided it was time for a change.
The Sharks announced Monday that they had agreed to part ways with the winningest coach in franchise history after the team missed the playoffs for the first time since 2003.
With the Sharks committed to a youth movement and McLellan having just one year on his contract, the two sides agreed it was time to make a change.
VIENNA - U.S. writer Frederic Morton, who became internationally recognized in part through books on the Austrian homeland that he was forced to flee because of the Holocaust, has died, his Austrian publishers said Monday. He was 90.
The Deuticke publishing house said Morton died in his Vienna hotel room overnight on the eve of a public reading of some of his works in the Austrian capital. The Austria Press Agency said that event will now be turned into a memorial for the Vienna-born author.