SAN FRRANCISCO (AP) - Before he closes his book, San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence stares and stares at a card marking his page.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Adam Scott was a late entry into Colonial because he wanted to play while ranked No. 1 in the world.
STANFORD. (AP) - Matt Besler and Geoff Cameron might hear it from every angle if they were paying any attention or had a moment's spare time. They could be reminded every day that this is the first time since 1990 the U.S. heads to a World Cup with no central defenders having played previous minutes in soccer's showcase event.
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Colin Montgomerie learned something about playing major championship golf at the age of 51 in the Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores.
MONTECAMPIONE, Italy (AP) - Fabio Aru of Italy claimed a solo victory on the tough uphill finish to Montecampione in the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday for his first Grand Tour victory.
NEW YORK (AP) - Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome galloped two miles around Belmont Park as part of his preparations for the Belmont Stakes on June 7.
CARSON (AP) - Landon Donovan broke the Major League Soccer goal record Sunday night, scoring his 135th and 136th regular-season goals in the Los Angeles Galaxy's 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Defending Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson passed Matt Kenseth with nine laps to go and won the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night for his first victory of the season.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Kurt Busch's attempt at completing "The Double" ended Sunday night after his car blew an engine late in the Coca-Cola 600.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kurt Busch craned his neck toward a monitor and studied the Indianapolis 500 practice results. He didn't seem happy with his final practice speed, roughly 3 mph off the pace and not good enough in the Andretti Autosport backup he was forced into after wrecking his own, faster car earlier this week.
STANFORD (AP) - Julian Green first met most of his U.S. soccer teammates just a few months ago at a training session in Europe shortly before the German-American committed to playing for the United States.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Donald Sterling is turning his ownership stake in the Los Angeles Clippers over to his estranged wife, and she is in talks with the NBA to sell the team, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday.
MIAMI (AP) - Indiana's Paul George will play in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, which comes as no surprise to the Miami Heat. They were expecting him there all along.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed guard Brandon Thomas to a four-year deal. Thomas was taken 100th overall out of Clemson. He played in 49 games in college, starting 30 games at tackle and nine at guard. He earned first-team All-ACC honors last season. Thomas is recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee suffered during a workout last month.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - PGA Tour rookie Brice Garnett grew up in a small Missouri town where his home course is a nine-hole layout.
OXNARD (AP) - Dez Bryant kept going after Dallas cornerback Tyler Patmon in a heated training camp skirmish that didn't end until quarterback Tony Romo ...
STANFORD (AP) - Sixth-seeded Andrea Petkovic got her body realigned and returned to form to beat fellow German Carina Witthoeft in a first-round match of the ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Adrian Beltre had his third career cycle Monday night, becoming the first major league player since the 1930s to accomplish that feat.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The National Baseball Congress suspended using batboys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a ...
ATLANTA (AP) - For a 30-year-old rookie prone to timely hits, Adonis Garcia is making his new teammates glad to have him aboard.
OAKLAND (AP) - Chris Davis hit a three-run shot in the first inning for his 27th homer to back rookie Tyler Wilson's impressive spot start ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Quinton Dial is running with the first-team defense for the San Francisco 49ers, who are looking to once again turn a young ...
KAZAN, Russia (AP) - The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships.
NAPA (AP) - Reggie McKenzie knew it would take some time to build the Oakland Raiders the way he wanted to after being hired as general ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Perhaps more than any other position in football, wide receivers are forced to depend on teammates for success.
SELMA, Ala. (AP) - Protest marches have been part of Selma's civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister ...
OAKLAND . (AP) - Mark Canha's afternoon began on the Oakland bench, not unusual considering the slump he's been in.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Two players the San Francisco 49ers could not depend upon last year will be counted on to play big roles this season.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The San Francisco Giants nearly added to their impressive collection of two-out rallies Sunday after being held to only one hit through ...