Manchester United was the dominant force in the Premier League under Sir Alex Ferguson, winning title after title in the first two decades of the competition. Those days are long gone. Case in point: Man U, one of the biggest clubs in Europe, lost to Bournemouth, which carries the smallest payroll in the Prem, on Saturday. The Cherries' 2-1 victory was kicked off with this fantastic corner kick goal in the second minute:
The humiliating defeat has United fans dreaming of Carlo Ancelotti or Pep Guardiola replacing Louis van Gaal as manager.
After Barcelona played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo, Real Madrid had a chance to go to the top of La Liga. Madrid promptly wasted that chance with a head-scratching loss to Villarreal.
The future Seattle Sounders and USMNT start (we can only hope) possibly finished off his college career with a national championship. Morris is weighing his options and will decide to return to Stanford or go pro with Seattle this summer.
No turf controversy this time. Crystal Dunn and Christen Press picked up the goals in the USWNT's Victory Tour win over China.
Arsenal is trying to break a five-year spell of going out in the Round of 16, so of course the Gunners were matched up with Barcelona. Another knockout round highlight is a rematch between PSG and Chelsea.
And in the international game, the draw for Euro 2016 is complete. If there's a group of death, it's likely Group E with Belgium, Italy, Sweden, and Ireland. Sorry, Ireland.
What's happening in The A?
The Falcons' downward spiral continues. Facing Cam Newton and the unbeaten Carolina Panthers Sunday, Atlanta hardly bothered to show up in a 38-0 defeat. For those keeping score at home, that's six losses in a row for the Falcons.
The Hawks weren't much better in a 103-78 loss to the San Antonio Spurs Saturday night. Atlanta scored a measly 25 points in the first half. The Hawks will try to bounce back Monday night against the Heat.