ALAMEDA (AP) - D.J. Hayden's remarkable comeback from a near-death experience has taken him to the first round of the NFL draft.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Thunder used a three-goal first period to take an early lead and held on for a 5-3 win over the Alaska Aces in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals, taking a 2-1 series lead in front of 3,297 fans at Stockton Arena on Thursday.
SEATTLE (AP) - Microsoft Chairman Steve Ballmer, part of the group attempting to purchase the Sacramento Kings and move them to Seattle, said Thursday he believes "there will never be a better opportunity" than now to bring back professional basketball to the Puget Sound.
OAKLAND (AP) - Nate McLouth's patience as Baltimore's leadoff hitter is paying off nicely so far.
BOSTON (AP) - David Ortiz went 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs, boosting his batting average over .500 as the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 7-2 Thursday night to win their eighth straight series opener.
MIAMI (AP) - Luis Valbuena hit a tie-breaking solo home run in the ninth inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Ray Allen scored 23 points and broke the NBA career playoff record for 3-pointers, and the Miami Heat used another of their patented runs to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-91 on Thursday night for a 3-0 lead in their first-round series.
Natalie Prins and Kaylie Colyn each netted two goals apiece for Ripon Christian during Wednesday's 8-0 Southern League victory over visiting Delhi.
OAKLAND (AP) - Sleep deprived but back in the Bay Area, the Golden State Warriors returned to work Wednesday calm and confident that their Mile High City masterpiece will be no fluke.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Crawford saved the day twice with late-inning offensive heroics. He never got a third chance, resting in the on-deck circle when the final out was recorded.
BOSTON (AP) - Oakland's Jed Lowrie rounded first base, reached second and immediately raised his arms in the air.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Coming off a dramatic victory in their home finale, the San Jose Sharks had a chance to move closer to earning home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Proposed changes to California environmental protection law unveiled Wednesday could help Sacramento's effort to keep its professional basketball team, according to the leader of the state Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Yadier Molina hit a two-run single off Stephen Strasburg during St. Louis' three-run first inning, and the Cardinals beat the Nationals 4-2 Wednesday to complete a sweep and give Washington's All-Star ace the only four-start losing streak of his young career.
ALAMEDA (AP) - For seven straight years starting in 2004, the Oakland Raiders had a top 10 pick in the NFL draft only to end up disappointed in the outcome.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw is going to the All-Star Game in Cincinnati despite a .500 record in the first half for the NL West-leading ...
LONDON (AP) - A game away from a third Wimbledon championship and ninth Grand Slam title, Novak Djokovic sized up a 108 mph serve from none ...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - In Gee Chun's modest goal for her first U.S. Women's Open was to enjoy every new experience.
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) - Jordan Spieth made it a lot tougher on himself than it needed to be.
PLUMELEC, France (AP) - Race leader Chris Froome heads to the first mountain stages of the Tour de France in confident mood - and with an unexpected ...
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) - California Chrome, who won the 2014 Kentucky Derby and went on to earn Horse of the Year honors, has a bruised ...
FOUGERES, France (AP) - Staying in front has meant staying out of trouble so far for Chris Froome at the Tour de France.
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) - Four holes into Friday's second round, Jordan Spieth knew he was in danger of missing the cut.
NEW YORK (AP) - Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez are going to the All-Star Game as winners ...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - Amy Yang has experienced success at the U.S. Women's Open. Now, she wants the ultimate prize.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Conor McGregor's boastful Irish charm and exceptional trash-talking skills have turned him into a UFC star, and his reward is a ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - Will Bruin scored on a breakaway in the 81st minute and the Houston Dynamo beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 on Friday ...
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Speedway gave Jeff Gordon a parting gift that would make a native of the commonwealth jealous - 24 bottles of its trademark ...
LONDON (AP) - It's not all that often that someone can play so well and still lose in straight sets.
FOXBOROUGH, Massachussets (AP) - Clint Dempsey scored in the 47th minute to give the United States a 1-0 victory over Haiti in the CONCACAF Gold Cup ...