OAKLAND (AP) - As Stephen Curry emphatically waved his arms to ignite the crowd and coached from the bench when he could do little else, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors' supporting cast proved they can win on the playoff stage without their NBA MVP.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Craig Smith had a goal and an assist, Pekka Rinne made 27 saves and the Nashville Predators confidently claimed their second straight road victory to open their first-round series against the Anaheim Ducks.
MONACO (AP) - Rafael Nadal is glad he won a ninth Monte Carlo Masters title the hard way, after defeating Frenchman Gael Monfils 7-5, 5-7, 6-0 in an error-strewn final Sunday.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Carl Edwards took his first celebratory back flip of the season and easily stuck the landing.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 31 points in his first playoff game since being injured last year in the NBA Finals and Kevin Love added 28, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 106-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - Minjee Lee won the Lotte Championship on Saturday for her second LPGA Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a one-stroke victory.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Branden Grace has had his share of big moments. He believes winning the RBC Heritage is his biggest, by far.
After grabbing the lead following his final pit stop of the day Frenchman Simon Pagenaud (Team Penske PPG Automotive Refinish #22) held off New Zealand's Scott Dixon (Target Ganassi Racing #9) over the final 24 laps to earn the victory in Sunday's 42nd running of the Verizon IndyCar series Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joe Pavelski and Martin Jones took only a moment's satisfaction from a second straight excellent road effort by the San Jose Sharks.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are preparing to play without NBA MVP Stephen Curry for Game 2 of their playoff series against Houston as he nurses an ankle injury.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jeff Samardzija learned the hard way last season that the grass wasn't necessarily greener on the south side of Chicago than it was during his six-plus seasons on the north side - not by a long shot.
OAKLAND (AP) - Billy Burns' speed, along with a little luck, helped Oakland win its first home series.
BOSTON (AP) - Adrianne Haslet heard all the talk about taking back Boylston Street in the years after the Boston Marathon bombings.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors had their chance to celebrate their record-setting regular season before turning their focus to even bigger goals.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On a night when two of the Giants' runs came in on wild pitches by Clayton Kershaw and three errors were committed by their middle infielders, San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy could only look at his team's latest loss as something he'd like his players to put behind them as quickly as possible.
NEW YORK (AP) - UConn remains the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's basketball poll while the rest of the top five were ...
Le'Veon Bell, Chandler Jones, Melvin Ingram and Kawann Short didn't have to wait until Wednesday's deadline to get franchise tagged.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Stephen Curry is surrounded by stars with the Golden State Warriors. He's never needed them more than Monday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - With Minnesota's slow start to the season a distant memory, Andrew Wiggins firmly believes the Timberwolves are ready to make an anticipated ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers tendered one-year contracts to exclusive rights free agent nose tackle Mike Purcell and linebacker Carl Bradford on Monday.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Decked in Monster gear and chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily clad models ...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Matt Moore kept it simple in his first spring start for the San Francisco Giants.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Top-seeded Milos Raonic withdrew from the Delray Beach Open final Sunday after injuring his hamstring a day earlier, giving the title ...
NEW YORK (AP) - WBO world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan say they have agreed to terms for a fight on April 23.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tony Stewart needed to retire to win the Daytona 500.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Michael Waltrip ended his racing career exactly how he hoped.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Dominic Thiem won the Rio Open on his favorite surface of clay Sunday in a tournament victory which he hopes will ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Deontay Wilder has taken the first step toward claiming another heavyweight title belt by year's end.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Danny Salazar breezed through his first outing for the Cleveland Indians this spring. No extra adrenaline from facing the Chicago Cubs. No ...
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) - Amy Yang rarely wavered with a big lead during the final round of the Thailand LPGA tournament, shooting a 4-under 68 to ...