EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - With the New York Giants facing a difficult decision on his coaching future after four straight years out of the playoffs, Tom Coughlin walked away gracefully, doing what was best for him.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a torn ligament in the thumb on his throwing hand and surgery has been recommended. That could happen as soon as this week once he receives a second opinion on the injury.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says he is "very optimistic" All-American Shaq Lawson will play in the national title game against Alabama after the defensive end missed most of the Tigers' semifinal victory with a knee injury.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Heading into the offseason with uncertainty is old hat for the Oakland Raiders, who have had nine head coaches and 17 starting quarterbacks during a 13-year stretch of no winning record or playoff berths.
OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green became the second Warriors player ever to post three straight triple-doubles and Golden State rolled to its 35th straight regular-season home win, 111-101 over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 33 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings took advantage of Kevin Durant being out of the lineup to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-104 on Monday night.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York is retaining Trent Baalke with the idea that the general manager will hire a new coach and turn around this once-proud franchise in a hurry.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs owner Clark Hunt expects at least one NFL franchise to be play in Los Angeles next season, though he declined to speculate Sunday whether the Raiders, Chargers or Rams are the leading candidate.
TORONTO (AP) - For one half, Jimmy Butler was better than Michael Jordan.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson's offensive line has conquered challenges all season. Its final one - and perhaps biggest - will come in the national championship game against Alabama's dominating defense.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula was fired by the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night after one disappointing season, with an announcement just more than two hours after the season finale.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings won the NFC North by holding on for a 20-13 win Sunday night over the Green Bay Packers.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Johnny Manziel's weekend itinerary remains a mystery.
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Charles Woodson walked off the field one last time Sunday, his sterling career spent mostly with the Oakland Raiders coming to an end exactly where it began 18 years ago.
DENVER (AP) - Not since he was a skinny 18-year-old freshman at the University of Tennessee has Peyton Manning served as a backup.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Sergio Garcia tugged the lapel of his green jacket with both hands, proud of his prize and how he earned it.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - James Harden had 35 points, 15 assists and 11 rebounds for his 21st triple-double of the season, leading the Houston Rockets to a ...
LONG BEACH - Canadian James Hinchcliffe (#5 Arrows Electronics Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda) executed a two-stop pit strategy to perfection and received a couple of timely ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hunter Pence and Buster Posey hit consecutive homers, and Johnny Cueto struck out seven in seven strong innings for the struggling San ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Joey Gallo isn't concerning himself with when Adrian Beltre will be ready to take over at third base again for the ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Kyle Schwarber could envision the atmosphere at Wrigley Field tonight. It will be a home opener unlike any other at the famed ballpark.
NEW YORK (AP) - A final on or around the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Modern stadiums across the United States and perhaps in ...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Jimmie Johnson still knows how to get to Victory Lane at Texas, even from the back of the field on a ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Teenager Daria Kasatkina doesn't just upset the top-ranked player in the world. She also can win a tournament.
SHANGHAI (AP) - With Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel starting side-by-side on the front row at the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, the stage was set ...
ROUBAIX, France (AP) - Olympic road champion Greg Van Avermaet overtook Zdenek Stybar just before the line in a thrilling sprint finish to win the Paris-Roubaix ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Tim Tebow has completed his first series with the Columbia Fireflies, the New York Mets Class A affiliate.
DENVER (AP) - Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has broken Oscar Robertson's NBA record with his 42nd triple-double of the season.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Nate Thompson scored his first goal of the season to tie it with 8:26 to play and Shea Theodore won it in ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant's first touch after missing 19 games with a knee injury? Just a driving baseline reverse and emphatic one-handed slam.