BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Tiger Woods grimaced as he took three warmup swings after sitting in a chair for 30 minutes on a cool, blustery Monday morning at Congressional talking about his upcoming tournament. Hitting a ceremonial shot from a forward tee on the par-3 10th hole, he chunked his first attempt into the pond short of the green.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Larry Bird found the Indiana Pacers' new voice on his own bench. Now Nate McMillan must show his old-school style will still resonate with today's young players.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Karl-Anthony Towns has the height and agility, plus the intensity and intelligence.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Philadelphia 76ers lost plenty the previous two seasons, though never managed to lose the most.
CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James once stood in Kyle Lowry's sneakers.
OAKLAND (AP) - Sean Manaea cut off the fluffy curls he brought to spring training and responded with his first major-league victory. He just needed a change.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The injury-riddled Los Angeles Angels are closing in on a deal to sign two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum, a free agent trying to come back from hip surgery, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Jose Sharks got just three power plays in their Game 1 loss to open the Western Conference finals, and no call when Joe Thornton's bushy beard got tugged on by St. Louis Blues captain David Backes in the first period.
OAKLAND (AP) - Outside his locker room, first-year Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan received a round of handshakes and hugs for pulling off something no other team has this postseason.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry surprised coach Steve Kerr with how quickly he found his groove the past two games after returning from a right knee injury, even with a few more misses than usual for the MVP.
PHOENIX (AP) - Joe Panik homered for the second straight night, Jeff Samardzija had another strong outing and the San Francisco Giants made it two in a row in Arizona with a 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks on Friday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Danny Valencia hit his first two home runs in more than seven months, and that was just the start of his contribution to the Oakland Athletics' 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.
ALAMEDA (AP) - First-round pick Karl Joseph will have to wait a little bit longer until he can show the Oakland Raiders what he's capable of doing on the field.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The sky was getting so dark that Jason Day could barely see the flag on the 14th hole, much less the small crowd that waited out a two-hour storm delay Friday at The Players Championship. The way he was playing, he sure could hear them.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - After squandering several big leads in the past week, the Sacramento Kings were pleased to finally play well down the stretch.
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala was fined $10,000 by the NBA on Monday for what the league called "inappropriate comments" following ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Pavelski scored twice, backup goalie Aaron Dell made 29 saves to win his fourth straight start, and the San Jose Sharks ...
INDIAN WELLS (AP) - Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal began their paths toward a possible quarterfinal meeting at the BNP Paribas Open with straight-set victories Sunday.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The West Region of the NCAA Tournament has a decidedly Western feel for a change.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. finished speaking to reporters after winning the NASCAR Cup race Sunday and retreated into a corner of the media ...
HAMAR, Norway (AP) - Joakim Jensen finally ended what is believed to be the longest game in hockey history, scoring in the eighth overtime in the ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Adrian Peterson visited the Seattle Seahawks, while his original team in Minnesota hosted fellow free agent running back Eddie Lacy.
SQUAW VALLEY (AP) - Mikaela Shiffrin shook her head after a final run that featured plenty of mistakes followed by some remarkable recoveries.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Aníbal Godoy scored in the 79th minute, capping the San Jose Earthquakes' comeback from a two-goal deficit in a 3-2 win ...
NICE, France (AP) - History cruelly repeated itself for Alberto Contador as the Spaniard missed out on a third Paris-Nice victory by just two seconds on ...
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Adam Hadwin is skipping his first World Golf Championship and asking for a refund for his honeymoon to Tahiti.
MIAMI (AP) - Nolan Arenado and Buster Posey homered and drove in three runs apiece to help the United States earn a berth in the second ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Bradley Beal scored 21 of his 38 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to lead the Washington Wizards to their fourth straight ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Stephen Curry got free for a clean look, and a record crowd at Target Center held its collective breath when he let it ...