ST. LOUIS (AP) - Troy Brouwer tapped in his own rebound to snap a third-period tie and the St. Louis Blues advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in four seasons, eliminating the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in Game 7 of their Western Conference quarterfinals series Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don Mattingly sat in his usual spot on the top of the dugout bench. Except he was wearing a black hat and jersey with a multi-colored 'M' on the front.
OAKLAND (AP) - If the Golden State Warriors want to cap a record-setting season with a second straight NBA title, they will need to survive the next two weeks without their best player.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a home run and sacrifice fly, Buster Posey also homered to back Madison Bumgarner's first win since opening day, and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Monday night.
DETROIT (AP) - The Oakland Athletics were the first team to break through to score against Jordan Zimmermann and strung together 10 hits against the Detroit Tigers.
NEW YORK (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Charley Hoffman made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour victory.
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) - Dutch rider Wout Poels attacked near the end and held off Swiss veteran Michael Albasini to take the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic on Sunday, the biggest win of his career.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Simon Pagenaud once again won after getting a favorable ruling from race officials. This time, the runner-up didn't protest the no-call.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps, doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way breakaway from the pack at Richmond International Raceway.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Rafael Nadal beat defending champion Kei Nishikori 6-4, 7-5 to win the Barcelona Open for the ninth time on Sunday, equaling Guillermo Vilas' record of 49 career clay-court titles.
HOUSTON (AP) - Draymond Green rebuked a reporter who tried to make a correlation between Golden State's playoff wins in Houston and recent flooding in the area after the Warriors' Game 4 victory on Sunday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points and San Antonio routed Memphis to sweep the best-of-seven series and advance to the Western Conference semifinals.
NEW YORK (AP) - John Tavares tied it in the final minute of regulation and scored the winner at 10:41 of the second overtime, leading the New York Islanders past the Florida Panthers 2-1 Sunday night and into the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 1993.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks proved they are much more than just Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau, Joe Pavelski and a handful of other stars.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Georges St. Pierre has officially returned to the UFC, and the longtime mixed martial arts hero already has a villainous new foil.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Rory McIlroy had more trouble with his stomach than his ribs. The golf was just fine.
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CHICAGO (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have signed forward Matt Barnes, adding the edgy veteran after losing Kevin Durant to a knee injury.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Marcus Sorensen and Aaron Dell are parlaying solid play into important ice time as the San Jose Sharks get ready for the ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Coach Steve Kerr was bracing for the worst after Kevin Durant injured his left leg. Instead, he and the Golden State Warriors were ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Whether it's a superstar going down or dropping back-to-back games, losses are starting to add up for the Golden State Warriors.
The theme for Major League Soccer this season is 22 in 22, as the league embarks on its 22nd year with 22 teams - including two ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Brook Lopez reached a career milestone and was given the game ball. What he cherished most was the victory, a rarity these days ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - San Jose general manager Doug Wilson has seen more than enough from his team in the first three-quarters of the season to ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant is down for the immediate future with a knee injury, and that's a huge blow on both ends of the ...
OAKLAND (AP) - The investment group seeking to build a new stadium to keep the Raiders in Oakland has submitted a formal plan to the NFL ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Even after Kevin Durant injured his left knee and departed only 93 seconds in, and even after Golden State trailed by as many ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Kevin Durant's latest return home did not go well and did not last long: He hyperextended his left knee and exited the ...