TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - Denny Hamlin started his full-time career at Joe Gibbs Racing with an upset victory in an exhibition race at Daytona. Over the years, he added three more wins in races that didn't count, including a sweep this season in the buildup to the Daytona 500.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Pedro Morales scored two goals a minute apart in the first half and the Vancouver Whitecaps edged the San Jose Earthquakes 3-2 on Saturday night.
TORONTO (AP) - Paul Pierce blocked Kyle Lowry's shot from the lane on the final play of the game, and the Brooklyn Nets held off the Toronto Raptors 104-103 in Game 7 on Sunday to advance to the second round of the playoffs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Doc Rivers couldn't begin the Los Angeles Clippers' only day of preparation for Game 7 in the film room or on the practice court.
DALLAS (AP) - Monta Ellis scored 12 of his 29 points to lead a fourth-quarter comeback, Dirk Nowitzki added 22 and the Dallas Mavericks forced a seventh game in their first-round series with top-seeded San Antonio, beating the Spurs 113-111 on Friday night.
ATLANTA (AP) - Despite his various struggles over the last three years, Tim Lincecum always likes facing the Atlanta Braves.
BOSTON (AP) - Dustin Pedroia hit a grand slam for his 100th career home run and Clay Buchholz picked up his first win at home as the Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 7-1 on Friday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 24 points and dished out nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors forced a decisive Game 7 by outlasting the Los Angeles Clippers 100-99 Thursday night.
ALAMEDA (AP) - For a franchise with a frustrating history of postseason flops, the latest collapse sent the San Jose Sharks to a new low.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - She started out her career disguising her gender, riding under the initials A.R. Napravnik. In the male-dominated world of horse racing, Anna Rose Napravnik figured she'd have better luck if nobody noticed a woman's name in the track program.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Donald Sterling is compelled to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the list of potential buyers has more stars than their roster.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is on a winning streak.
ATLANTA (AP) - David West led Indiana on a 16-4 run to end the game, extending the season for the top-seeded Pacers with a 95-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 36 points to break out of a slump, and the Oklahoma City Thunder routed the Memphis Grizzlies 104-84 on Thursday night to force a deciding seventh game in the first-round Western Conference series.
BOSTON (AP) - P.K. Subban scored his second goal of the game at 4:17 of the second overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.The goal came 7 seconds into the Canadiens' second power play of overtime. Fans pelted the ice with cups and giveaway towels as the players filed off of the ice.Carey Price stopped 48 shots for Montreal. Rene Bourque and Francis Bouillon also scored for the Canadiens, who blew 2-0 and 3-2 leads in the third period.Tuukka ...
BALTIMORE (AP) - In a disappointing season filled with frustrating defeats, the Oakland Athletics added one more lamentable loss to the ledger.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of everything Friday.
BOSTON (AP) - Fighting back tears, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said Friday that he had a "highly curable" form of cancer and has taken ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants got into the mix for Chase Utley, making a trade offer to the Philadelphia Phillies after the second ...
BALTIMORE (AP) - Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray could return from a nagging back injury as soon as Monday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The NFL warned teams about fighting during games in response to inter- and intra-team altercations that have erupted in training camp, including ...
TORONTO (AP) - Top-ranked Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup semifinals Friday night, beating Italy's Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-3.
MONTREAL (AP) - Top-ranked Novak Djokovic survived two match points and rallied to beat Latvia's Ernests Gulbis 5-7, 7-6 (7), 6-1 on Friday night in ...
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Without mentioning New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith - the player he sucker punched - by name, linebacker Ikemefuna Enemkpali said he's ...
NEW YORK (AP) - For a second day Thursday, lawyers for the NFL and its players' union met separately with a federal judge to try to ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Miguel Cotto and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez agreed Thursday to fight Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - In a trying offseason for the San Francisco 49ers that featured a number of key losses, one star player's comeback is ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Major League Baseball wants to help the top contenders for openings in baseball operations, especially women and minorities.
SEATTLE (AP) - After years of waiting, the drought finally ended thanks to the Seattle Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma.
TORONTO (AP) - Sonny Gray's sore back forced the Oakland A's to juggle their rotation, and cost them a chance to send their staff ...