OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry got involved in a rare altercation before finishing with 22 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 126-113 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record 17th straight home win.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Brook Lopez had 22 points and six blocks and the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Sacramento Kings 103-100 on Wednesday night for only their second win in the last 10.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Second baseman Marco Scutaro was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andre Ward wrote out his retirement speech a few times in the last two years. With his usual fastidious style, the super middleweight champion laid out every reason he felt he had to end his unblemished boxing career in his prime.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - An agitated Roger Federer spat out the question that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova easily could have asked the players who pushed them to the limits in the second round of the Australian Open.
PHOENIX (AP) - The NFL is taking its extra-point experiment to the Pro Bowl.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots are brushing off and even finding humor in questions about whether they used under-inflated footballs in the game that put them in the Super Bowl.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams' mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.
The Chicago Bears hired Vic Fangio as their new defensive coordinator Tuesday, hoping the veteran coach who spent the last four seasons with San Francisco can breathe some life into the once-storied unit.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Jack Del Rio picked the same offensive coordinator to start his tenure in Oakland as he did more than a decade ago in Jacksonville.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Max Scherzer will become the highest-paid right-handed pitcher in the major leagues after agreeing to a $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals that includes a record $50 million signing bonus.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Four-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic returned to Rod Laver Arena for the first time as a husband and father, shrugging off the effects of a cold to beat No. 116-ranked Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in his first-round match on Tuesday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - James Michael McAdoo signed a 10-day contract Monday morning after getting called up from the NBA Development League. By late afternoon, he had teammates and fans cheering his debut and went home with the game ball.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have hired Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach Bill Musgrave as their new offensive coordinator.
OAKLAND (AP) - As Sean Doolittle scoured the room and chatted up some of his new teammates, Oakland's bearded closer couldn't help but envision ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Even with that NBA-record 24-0 start, Stephen Curry and Co. can't shake the San Antonio Spurs.
OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr had butterflies Friday night for his long-awaited season debut coaching the defending NBA champions.
NEW YORK (AP) - With Steve Kerr back on the Golden State bench, the NBA is trying to determine who will coach the Western Conference All-Stars.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry banked in a shot from midcourt with a hand in his face at the halftime buzzer after his three-quarter court swish ...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The San Jose Sharks and Arizona Coyotes both acknowledged it wasn't just another game in the long slog of an 82-game ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Polina Edmunds skated with the poise of a champion.
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) - Phil Mickelson returned from a long layoff with a big mid-round run. PGA West's TPC Stadium Course came back strong ...
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Jordan Spieth was aggrieved at being given a warning for slow play, and complained that his tee shots were ...
SEATTLE (AP) - It took a trip to Europe for Jordan Morris to reaffirm his desire to start his professional career in the U.S.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart is a man at peace as he heads into the final season of his NASCAR career.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Maria Sharapova played two nearly flawless sets on either side of the one where she struggled against Lauren Davis in a slight ...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Major League Baseball owners held a lengthy executive session to discuss bargaining strategy over contentious issues such as revenue sharing ahead ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders rookie receiver Amari Cooper was added to the Pro Bowl as an injury replacement.
NEW YORK (AP) - Kobe Bryant is the leading vote-getter for his final NBA All-Star Game, and Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry made late moves to ...