MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Angelique Kerber had a straight-sets win for the first time in her first Australian Open title defense, starting her 6-0, 6-4 third-round victory with an eight-game streak against Kristyna Pliskova on Friday.
SAN JOSE (AP) - For Logan Couture, a game-winning goal can be just the thing to help him feel better.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bags and Rock and Pudge are heading to Cooperstown.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Antonio Brown insists he didn't mean to disrespect his coach or create a distraction when the All-Pro wide receiver livestreamed the raucous aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers' playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs last week.
LA QUINTA (AP) - Phil Mickelson is set to play in the CareerBuilder Challenge, returning from two sports hernia surgeries a week earlier than he originally expected.
INGLEWOOD (AP) - For a man who gets cheered at work all the time, Philip Rivers seemed genuinely surprised by the frenzied roars when he stepped onto the Forum floor.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Third-seeded Milos Raonic ended one streak and continued another with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (4) Thursday over Gilles Muller to reach the third round at the Australian Open.
OAKLAND (AP) - Infielder Trevor Plouffe has finalized a $5.25 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics and is expected to be the primary third baseman if he can stay healthy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Every game in the San Jose Sharks' rivalry series with Los Angeles takes a bit extra out of both teams.
OAKLAND (AP) - Russell Westbrook promised to pay back Zaza Pachulia for a hard foul.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hard hats on, Steve Kerr and Kevin Durant lifted their golden shovels filled with dirt in a ceremonial moment for the Warriors franchise as it broke ground on snazzy new San Francisco digs at long last. And keeping KD in a Golden State uniform to see it through is a key part of the grand plan.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The search for a new San Francisco 49ers coach has narrowed in on Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan after the only other candidate remaining pulled out of consideration.
BERKELEY (AP) - With more than a half-century without a Rose Bowl berth, tougher academic standards than most Pac-12 schools and lackluster fan support in a pro-sports focused market, there are plenty of hurdles for a football coach at California.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Angelique Kerber smiled and waved her arms like an orchestra conductor as the Rod Laver Arena crowd sang "Happy Birthday" after her 6-2, 6-7 (3), 6-2 second-round win on Wednesday at the Australian Open.
NEW YORK (AP) - The cloud of steroids hovers above Hall of Fame voting, much as it shrouded baseball in the 1990s and early 2000s.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Above the small cactuses and flowering plants dotting the concrete-blocked plaza outside the doorway to Cleveland's training complex is a new ...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State's Mike Martin became the second baseball coach in NCAA history to reach 1,900 wins when the Seminoles defeated ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and ...
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) - Dressed as comic book superheroes, American skiers were often merely mortal at the last world championships before the 2018 Olympics.
PYEONCHANG, South Korea (AP) - American men rarely are ground breakers when it comes to quadruple jumps.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dustin Johnson went to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - It's impossible to tell the history of NASCAR without mentioning Elliott and Earnhardt.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had plenty to say at their first All-Star appearance.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have hired Robert Saleh as defensive coordinator and Richard Hightower as special teams coordinator for Kyle Shanahan's ...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Post-practice, Jimmy Rollins relaxed at his locker and added some orange shoelaces to his cleats, sharing with locker mate and San Francisco ...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - The day in early October when Chip Hale lost his job as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, he called his good friend ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wind, rain and the snap of a large tree limb were enough to stop play Friday in the second round of the ...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Clint Bowyer hasn't won a race since 2012, hasn't made the playoffs in three years and is coming off ...
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Commissioner Rob Manfred says he can't offer a prediction on how likely it is that baseball will be altering the strike ...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's wrestling team Friday defeated the United States wrestling team to secure the gold medal at the Freestyle World Cup.