NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It is now apparent that coach Alvin Gentry's up-tempo, flowing system has caught on in New Orleans, and it looks like the transformation has taken place in time for the surging Pelicans to make a run at a playoff spot.
NEW YORK (AP) - Draymond Green and Klay Thompson were picked Thursday for the Western Conference team, giving the NBA champion Golden State Warriors three All-Stars for the first time in 40 years.
NEW YORK (AP) - San Antonio's Gregg Popovich will coach the NBA's West All-Stars, even though Golden State has the best record in the conference.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - LeBron James disdains the notion he's a coach killer.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suggested for the first time Wednesday that race may play a factor in why he's become a lightning rod for public criticism.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts says the team has reached a naming-rights deal with JPMorgan Chase for a new arena to be built in San Francisco.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Louis Oosthuizen made another fast start to his first tournament of the year, shooting a 7-under 65 in the first round of the Qatar Masters to share the lead with Pablo Larrazabal on Wednesday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The best thing about Phil Mickelson playing at Torrey Pines is that it's his hometown event on the PGA Tour, and he is treated accordingly.
SAN JOSE (AP) - After an up-and-down start to the season, the San Jose Sharks head into the All-Star break on quite the roll.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams is one win away from another Grand Slam milestone after beating Agnieszka Radwanska 6-0, 6-4 in an Australian Open semifinal that was almost a non-contest between the players who'll be Nos. 1 and 3 in the next women's rankings.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - New San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly finally found a defensive coordinator, hiring former Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil on Wednesday.
OAKLAND (AP) - More often than not, Klay Thompson takes a backseat to NBA MVP Stephen Curry without a complaint.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - C.J. McCollum scored 18 points, Damian Lillard had 15 points and 12 assists and Portland shut down red-hot DeMarcus Cousins in the Trail Blazers 112-97 win over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Thornton had two assists to become the 33rd player to reach 1,300 career points and the San Jose Sharks extended their point streak to 10 games with a 6-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Angelique Kerber and Victoria Azarenka were warming up for their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open on Wednesday when, in a media interview room underneath Rod Laver Arena, the action that has attracted unwanted attention at this year's tournament had already begun.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - With Rudy Gay out for the season, the Sacramento Kings are in for quite a challenge on this eight-game road trip.
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - California Chrome is a favorite to win his finale and potentially make history.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR is taking a progressive approach to modernizing its series with a radical new format.
NEW YORK (AP) - For everyone who thinks spring training is too long, help is on the way - a little, anyway.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tiger Woods is roaring into the new year, preparing to play four times in five weeks in his return to the PGA ...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Venus Williams has reached her 21st Grand Slam semifinal, her first at the Australian Open in 14 years.
DENVER (AP) - Patrick Marleau had a third period to remember: Four shots and four goals.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants were working Monday to finalize a minor league contract with South Korean infielder Jae-gyun Hwang, who could provide ...
MIAMI (AP) - Dion Waiters went from air ball to game-winner.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Tommy Fleetwood looked at the leaderboard and saw three of the biggest names in golf among the players hunting ...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Bob and Mike Bryan are retiring from Davis Cup play after 14 years representing the United States.
MOSCOW (AP) - The president of the German Olympic Committee has called for Russia to be banned from the 2018 and 2020 Olympics if sports bosses ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Oddsmakers like the New England Patriots by a field goal over the Atlanta Falcons in what experts think will be a high-scoring ...
HOUSTON (AP) - A season that began with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension will end with him in the Super Bowl, where his New England ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Nathan Chen stood on the top step of the podium and stifled a smile as U.S. Figure Skating president Samuel ...