LAS VEGAS (AP) - Conor McGregor's seat was vacant, and so now is his spot headlining the big UFC 200 card this summer.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Alan Quine's power-play goal at exactly 16 minutes of the second overtime gave the New York Islanders a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers early Saturday in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
HOUSTON (AP) - The NBA said Friday that Houston's James Harden should have been given an offensive foul for pushing Golden State's Andre Iguodala before his winning shot Thursday night in Game 3 of the first-round playoff series.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Portland guard CJ McCollum won the NBA's Most Improved Player award in his first season as a starter for the Trail Blazers, dramatically improving his scoring average by more than 14 points over last season.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - LeBron James had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and Kyrie Irving made a pair of big 3-pointers down the stretch to help the Cleveland Cavaliers move within a game of a first-round sweep with a 101-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
HOUSTON (AP) - Stephen Curry said Friday that he'll be very surprised if his sprained right ankle keeps him out in Game 4 of the Golden State Warriors' first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets on Sunday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jeff Samardzija struck out five over 7 2/3 innings and drove in a career-high three runs with a double to win in a memorable home debut, and the San Francisco Giants snapped a five-game losing streak by beating Miami hitting coach Barry Bonds and the Marlins 8-1 on Friday night in the slugger's return to AT&T Park.
TORONTO (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have relied on solid pitching through the first two weeks of the season. Now, they're starting to swing the bats a little better, too.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Sharks had just blown a three-goal lead in a potential series-clinching playoff game. Staples Center rocked with the combined power of the Kings' rally and the looming specters of San Jose's postseason failures.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Years of poor drafting played a major role in the Oakland Raiders missing the playoffs for 13 straight seasons. Back-to-back productive drafts have Oakland back in position to contend in the AFC West.
SANTA CLARAAP) - Trent Baalke realizes the importance of this draft for new coach Chip Kelly.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco's new-look lineup is in dire need of some timely hitting.
NEW YORK (AP) - Khris Davis and Coco Crisp homered on consecutive pitches, backing Rich Hill's sox strong innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 7-3 Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep.
NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber called St. Louis and Sacramento, "front-runners" for the next round of expansion, which could occur as soon as 2020.
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Rockets were down by one point with no timeouts and mere seconds remaining Thursday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 35 points in a 3-point flurry over the final 3:37 of the third quarter, and the ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Playing behind All-Star DeMarcus Cousins the past two years, Willie Cauley-Stein has been patiently waiting for his chance with the Sacramento Kings.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Upon further review, hoisting a championship trophy is exactly how Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants to end his career.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed free agent cornerback K'Waun Williams to a one-year deal.
NEW YORK (AP) - There won't be any wild pitches on intentional walks this season.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Eduardo Nunez finally got a chance to play regularly last season - and made the most of it.
LeBron James, Steph Curry and the rest of the NBA have had a chance to catch their collective breath, kick their feet up for a ...
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins says his prayers have been answered, although not necessarily in the way he expected.
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PHOENIX (AP) - Major League Baseball intends to push forward with the process that could lead to possible rule changes involving the strike zone, installation of ...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - As Santiago Casilla awaits his final paperwork to depart the Dominican Republic and rejoin the Oakland Athletics, he has been speaking with ...
Imagine the best players in golf competing at the absolute top of their games.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson might have had an easier time had his 6-year-old daughter asked for help with a school art project. Genevieve ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have hired former NFL players DeMeco Ryans and Daniel Bullocks as assistants on coach Kyle Shanahan's staff.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started yelling loudly enough for DeAndre Jordan to hear ...