MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Mike Conley scored five of his 20 points in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 98-95 Thursday night in taking a 2-1 lead in their first-round Western Conference series.
HOUSTON (AP) - Josh Donaldson hit a pair of two-run homers to help the Oakland Athletics cruise to a 10-1 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.
BOSTON (AP) - Michael Pineda says he was just trying to get a better grip on the ball.
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson sat on the scorer's table at Oracle Arena on Wednesday morning. He gazed around the building and tried to envision what it will look and sound like when the Warriors host the Los Angeles Clippers for Game 3 of their first-round playoff series tonight.
NEW YORK (AP) - As Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks get to kick off the NFL's regular season by hosting the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 4.
OAKLAND (AP) - With the Texas rotation ravaged by injuries early in the season, Martin Perez has more than filled the void.
DENVER (AP) - Hector Sanchez hit two of San Francisco's six homers, including a grand slam in the 11th inning Wednesday that gave the Giants a wild 12-10 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joe Thornton and the Sharks have been in command of many playoff series over the past decade. The San Jose captain has also seen just how easily control slips away during nine straight postseason trips without raising the Stanley Cup.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Nick Foligno's wrist shot just inside the blue line 2:49 into the extra session gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. The Blue Jackets overcame a 3-0 deficit for their first home playoff victory in the franchise's 13 seasons, sending the series back to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Saturday night tied 2-2.
Just three weeks remain before the start of the United States' pre-World Cup training camp, and coach Jurgen Klinsmann is close to finalizing the players he'll invite.
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Michael Phelps is entered in three events at his first swimming meet since he retired after the 2012 London Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist is set to swim the 50- and 100-meter freestyles and the 100 butterfly at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz., starting next Thursday. Phelps is the top seed in the 100 fly, where he owns the world and American records. He is seeded eighth in the 100 free and 28th in the 50 free. The 28-year-old swimmer is planning to compete in fewer and shorter events in his comeback than he did ...
CHICAGO (AP) - For Wrigley Field, it really was the party of a century.
HAVANA (AP) - Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk about the perception of black athletes to a wider audience.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A loud and often rowdy crowd greeted NFL executives Tuesday as St. Louis Rams fans at a public hearing made their case ...
HOUSTON (AP) - Ryan Mallett finally ran out of chances in Houston and was released by the Texans on Tuesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alcides Escobar's drive leading off the game hit off center fielder Yoenis Cespedes' leg and kept rolling and rolling and ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - After enduring three years of losing as he tore down and then tried to build back up the Oakland Raiders, general manager Reggie ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn't one to rest in retirement, not when there are $3.5 million sports cars to buy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The father of Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez died Tuesday in the Dominican Republic, shortly before his son took the mound to ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula likened a recent team meeting to an "Italian dining room table."
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) - The gap is becoming a canyon. No matter the stakes, the year or the young women with the USA patch on their ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is still experiencing symptoms caused by complications following back surgery this summer and isn't sure when ...
NEW YORK (AP) - NFL lawyers told a federal appeals court in Manhattan on Monday that it was "unfathomable" that a judge could decide to lift ...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Chris Johnson rolled his way to a big play, Joe Flacco couldn't quite respond with one of his own.
MIAMI (AP) - Don Mattingly might not be on the sideline for long.
NEW YOUR (AP) - Kevin Durant is back in uniform, LaMarcus Aldridge is back home in Texas and the Golden State Warriors are back intact.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Anyone arriving a little early to a New York Mets game this season has probably witnessed "The Walk."
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Daniel Murphy took a meaty cut, then motioned to the batting practice pitcher to throw one a bit outside.