KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The sprightly girl aboard the hand-me-down bike had started to cry, tears trickling down her cheeks 50 miles into the longest ride of her life.
TORONTO (AP) - All-Star weekend is one of the biggest of the NBA season for stars like LeBron James, Steph Curry, James Harden and Dwyane Wade.
TORONTO (AP) - On the night that he entered the NBA in 2003, someone asked LeBron James to assess the potential of the draft class that he was headlining as the No. 1 pick.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Chase Elliott was too young to really remember celebrating in victory lane with his father, dressed in a shirt that matched Bill Elliott's firesuit and a little finger pointed toward the sky because daddy was No. 1.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kei Nishikori had practiced against teenager Taylor Fritz a few times over the past couple years without beating the American even once.
PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Vaughn Taylor is headed home to the Masters with his first PGA Tour victory in more than a decade, and he can't believe it.
TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant said his NBA All-Star Game goodbye and the next generation of the West's best sent him off a winner, rolling to a record-setting 196-173 victory over the East on Sunday night.
LODI (AP) - Authorities say a skydiver has died after crashing against a wall next a road near the Lodi Airport.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve.
TORONTO (AP) - When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in the deal that would dart around the back hallways of the Air Canada Center dribbling basketballs and bouncing off the walls.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers have traded power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for a pair of prospects.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Sung Kang didn't know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn't realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing his card Friday that he set the course record with a career-low 60.
TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After four years of measuring every workout, every race with stopwatches, the elite runners competing Saturday in the U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials might find their fate determined by the thermometer.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Injured NASCAR star Tony Stewart is out of bed and walking again, entertaining fans while live-streaming from a treadmill Friday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - This week, Texas will launch what state officials say is the nation's largest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 30 points and the Golden State Warriors roared back to avoid their first set of consecutive regular-season losses since 2015 ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - With two touchdowns in the first five minutes against the reeling New York Jets, the San Francisco 49ers looked poised to finally ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The NFL's schedule makers have done what the New York Jets and San Francisco 49ers haven't been able to do ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - Suspended Oakland Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday in hopes of being reinstated from his substance-abuse ...
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ANAHEIM (AP) - Hampus Lindholm got his first goal of the season with 5:38 remaining, helping the Anaheim Ducks beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 ...
LONDON (AP) - The NFL will stage four regular-season games in London next year.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - It took less than four laps for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to feel back at home in his race car. His test ...
TORONTO (AP) - Having played in two World Cups for the United States and finishing on the losing side of the Coppa Italia final when he ...
HOUSTON (AP) - Stanford advanced to its second straight College Cup final beating North Carolina 10-9 on penalty kicks after a scoreless tie Friday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - Dwyane Wade scored 20 points, and the Chicago Bulls handed San Antonio its first road loss after a 13-0 start, hanging on to ...
HOUSTON (AP) - Stanford got off to a rough start this year, but rebounded in a season where everyone wanted to take the Cardinal down to ...
LONDON (AP) - FIFA President Gianni Infantino has suggested having 16 three-team groups if the World Cup expands to 48 countries.
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber believes his league is in transition when it comes to star players.