LOS ANGELES (AP) - With 97 percent of the venues in existence or already planned by private investors, organizers of Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Olympics are promising a prudent and responsible approach to running the games that would be entirely privately financed.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR's new charter system was introduced as a monumental moment in auto racing - a triumphant merger between a one-time dictatorship and a group of team owners finally organized enough to demand their fair share of the financials.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Manny Pacquiao's latest disparaging comments about gays have cost him a contract with Nike.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - When Omri Casspi was 13, his family took him on a Bar Mitzvah trip to the United States, the highlight of which was a visit to New York City where the Israeli youngster stood in front of Madison Square Garden and boldly vowed he would one day play there.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner approached Bruce Bochy and jokingly offered his manager a big hug after an offseason apart.
MIAMI (AP) - Chris Bosh is back on blood thinners to treat a clot that formed in his leg, the second straight year the Miami Heat forward has dealt with such a situation over the All-Star break.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Charlotte Hornets acquired veteran swingman Courtney Lee from the Grizzlies in a three-team trade that will help bolster the team's perimeter shooting and defense after losing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the season to a shoulder injury.
DETROIT (AP) - With a playoff spot within reach this year, the Detroit Pistons made a trade they hope will benefit them both now and in the future.
TORONTO (AP) - In another Olympic sport, the U.S. might be dreaming of a gold-silver-bronze medals sweep.
NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league's tax filing released Tuesday.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Joe Gibbs has made it perfectly clear to his drivers: Even if they win every exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway, it's the Daytona 500 that matters most.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ronda Rousey says she had dark thoughts including suicide after she lost her bantamweight title to Holly Holm in Australia last year, her first defeat since joining UFC.
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Bill Elliott grabbed the microphone, faced reporters and blurted out "I'm the father."
For the first time in more than a decade, golf is getting another prime-time exhibition. Except this one will be live - under the lights.
PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - The 5-foot birdie putt to force a playoff at Pebble Beach spun out of the left edge of the cup, and Phil Mickelson couldn't believe it. He bent over and braced himself, the left hand on his knee and the right hand on top of the putter.
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MESA, Ariz. (AP) - As Santiago Casilla awaits his final paperwork to depart the Dominican Republic and rejoin the Oakland Athletics, he has been speaking with ...
Imagine the best players in golf competing at the absolute top of their games.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson might have had an easier time had his 6-year-old daughter asked for help with a school art project. Genevieve ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have hired former NFL players DeMeco Ryans and Daniel Bullocks as assistants on coach Kyle Shanahan's staff.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started yelling loudly enough for DeAndre Jordan to hear ...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Although Franklin Gutierrez officially joined the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday afternoon, the veteran outfielder had already been working out at their ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The only question about Dustin Johnson going to No. 1 in the world is: What took so long?
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Buster Posey leans on the back of the batting cage under Arizona's blue skies, one leg crossed over the other as ...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Johnny Cueto remains in the Dominican Republic helping his ailing father a week after pitchers and catchers reported to spring training, and ...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Optimism abounds after the opening weekend at Daytona International Speedway, especially for NASCAR's top teams.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Jahlil Okafor viewed New Orleans during All-Star weekend with a different lens than usual, since he thought there was a chance it ...
Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac headed into All-Star weekend convinced it was finally time to part ways with ultra-talented center DeMarcus Cousins.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have agreed to trade DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Tyreke Evans ...