INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A poster hanging outside Lucas Oil Stadium still bears the image of Peyton Manning.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Carmelo Anthony saw the wall of reporters and knew immediately who was being surrounded.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki lost in the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Friday, her game undone by mistakes in a 7-6 (3), 7-5 defeat to Julia Goerges.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Serena Williams will join sister Venus at the Family Circle Cup championships in April.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Reggie Miller has a chance to nail his legacy, just as he did so many 3-point shots.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Kobe Bryant was a no-show during Friday's media session at All-Star weekend.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Trevor Bayne won instant fame with his surprise Daytona 500 victory last year. He earned a small fortune, too.
MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - Lee Westwood had every reason to pack light for the Match Play Championship. He never made it out of the second round in his 11 previous trips to this tournament, and he never could understand why.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - People thought Jim Ochowicz was crazy, or at least overly ambitious, when he first told them about his master plan. He wanted to build a world-class cycling team comprised of Americans who would challenge their European counterparts on their own soil for the first time.
PHOENIX (AP) - Manny Ramirez arrived at the Oakland Athletics training facility Friday to begin his return to baseball and said he was intent on demonstrating "I can still play."
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded center Jeff Carter to the Los Angeles Kings for defenseman Jack Johnson and a first-round draft pick in either 2012 or 2013.
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Michael Waltrip sat in a golf cart just outside the care center, stared at the ground and sheepishly placed both hands on his head.
MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - The roar resonated across Dove Mountain from fans packed around the 18th green as Tiger Woods, needing a birdie on the last hole to stay in his match, hit a shot that dropped out of the Arizona sky and landed 5 feet from the hole.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A new bass fishing craze has hit the waterways.
PHOENIX (AP) - C.J. Wilson and Sonny Gray allowed a run each in their final spring training starts in the Los Angeles Angels' 6-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jorge De La Rosa tuned up for his opening-day start with six shutout innings for the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, but Hector Sanchez hit a game-ending two-run homer to give the San Francisco Giants an 8-6 win.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Bears were looking to jolt their struggling defense. How does adding Jared Allen sound?
STANFORD (AP) - Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer vowed she was done hosting the NCAA tournament a few years ago, viewing it more as a headache than an advantage.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Ralph Wilson fulfilled his vow in keeping the Bills in Buffalo during his lifetime.
DALLAS (AP) - Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown is headed back to Madison Square Garden, this time taking his SMU Mustangs to the NIT semifinals.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Phil Mickelson made his only other Texas Open appearance in 1992, so long ago that the event was only his 11th professional start on the PGA Tour.
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Novak Djokovic benefited from an erroneous call and claimed he didn't realize he had broken the rules. When Andy Murray walked to the net and challenged him about it, Djokovic responded with a shrug and a sheepish smile.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Joe Pavelski scored three goals and set up another as the San Jose Sharks snapped a two-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the struggling Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball's payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary approaching $4 million for the first time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Professional athletes frequently get traded to other teams, but San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is about to be the first ever to be traded like a stock.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is expected to have surgery again following the recurrence of cancer that his wife described as aggressive and "starting to spread."
ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders fullback Jamize Olawale has signed his exclusive rights tender.
PHOENIX (AP) - Wily Peralta hit his second homer of spring training and allowed one run over 6 1/3 innings but the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Tuesday.
PHOENIX (AP) - Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer and Josh Reddick had a solo home run to help power the Oakland Athletics to an 8-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday.