MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams attacked Maria Sharapova's strength and it helped extend her complete domination of their rivalry, earning the six-time Australian Open champion a place in the semifinals.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins set a Sacramento record with 56 points, most by an NBA player this season, but the Charlotte Hornets beat the Kings 129-128 in double overtime Monday night after Troy Daniels hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 9 seconds left.
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) - Jason Dufner won the CareerBuilder Challenge with a par on the second hole of a playoff Sunday, taking advantage of David Lingmerth's shot off the rocks that bounced into the water.
NEW YORK (AP) - Today's NFL is all about the quarterbacks, so perhaps it's fitting that the 50th Super Bowl features a matchup between Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos and Cam Newton's Carolina Panthers.
OAKLAND (AP) - As Sean Doolittle scoured the room and chatted up some of his new teammates, Oakland's bearded closer couldn't help but envision the potential of an experienced, new-look bullpen for the Athletics going into 2016.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry banked in a shot from midcourt with a hand in his face at the halftime buzzer after his three-quarter court swish at the end of the first was just late and he finished with 39 points and a triple-double, helping coach Steve Kerr win his season debut in the Golden State Warriors' 122-110 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.