LOS ANGELES (AP) - With 97 percent of the venues in existence or already planned by private investors, organizers of Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Olympics are promising a prudent and responsible approach to running the games that would be entirely privately financed.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR's new charter system was introduced as a monumental moment in auto racing - a triumphant merger between a one-time dictatorship and a group of team owners finally organized enough to demand their fair share of the financials.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Manny Pacquiao's latest disparaging comments about gays have cost him a contract with Nike.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - When Omri Casspi was 13, his family took him on a Bar Mitzvah trip to the United States, the highlight of which was a visit to New York City where the Israeli youngster stood in front of Madison Square Garden and boldly vowed he would one day play there.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner approached Bruce Bochy and jokingly offered his manager a big hug after an offseason apart.
MIAMI (AP) - Chris Bosh is back on blood thinners to treat a clot that formed in his leg, the second straight year the Miami Heat forward has dealt with such a situation over the All-Star break.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Charlotte Hornets acquired veteran swingman Courtney Lee from the Grizzlies in a three-team trade that will help bolster the team's perimeter shooting and defense after losing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the season to a shoulder injury.
DETROIT (AP) - With a playoff spot within reach this year, the Detroit Pistons made a trade they hope will benefit them both now and in the future.
TORONTO (AP) - In another Olympic sport, the U.S. might be dreaming of a gold-silver-bronze medals sweep.
NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league's tax filing released Tuesday.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Joe Gibbs has made it perfectly clear to his drivers: Even if they win every exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway, it's the Daytona 500 that matters most.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ronda Rousey says she had dark thoughts including suicide after she lost her bantamweight title to Holly Holm in Australia last year, her first defeat since joining UFC.
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Bill Elliott grabbed the microphone, faced reporters and blurted out "I'm the father."
For the first time in more than a decade, golf is getting another prime-time exhibition. Except this one will be live - under the lights.
PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - The 5-foot birdie putt to force a playoff at Pebble Beach spun out of the left edge of the cup, and Phil Mickelson couldn't believe it. He bent over and braced himself, the left hand on his knee and the right hand on top of the putter.
Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant are teammates again. Gordon Hayward, DeAndre Jordan and Kemba Walker are about to get their first opportunity on the All-Star ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Kyle Shanahan is trying to keep the next 10 days as normal as possible.
SEATTLE (AP) - The Mariners acquired left-hander Dillon Overton on Thursday from the Athletics and sent minor league catcher Jason Goldstein to Oakland.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Two road games on successive nights, four points to end the first half of the season and the Edmonton Oilers find themselves ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - With the Pacific Ocean behind him, Tiger Woods drew back his driver and sent it soaring across the blue sky Wednesday at ...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Venus Williams held up her end of the deal for another all-sisters Australian Open final with a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3 win ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Warriors coach Steve Kerr says what amazes him about Stephen Curry is how immensely popular he is with young kids - maybe ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Beating the stacked Golden State Warriors is tough enough. Beating them when they're coming off a loss is becoming darn ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - The criticism quieted. The problems persist.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams reached her 10th consecutive Grand Slam semifinal, and kept her bid alive for a record 23rd major title, with a ...
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:33 left in the third period to lift the San Jose Sharks to a ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks traded forward Tommy Wingels to the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday for two minor league forwards and a 2017 ...
Tiger Woods was quick to set the record straight, with a smile.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nick Hundley agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Giants on Tuesday to serve as Buster Posey's backup catcher.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - With Rudy Gay out for the season, the Sacramento Kings are in for quite a challenge on this eight-game road trip.