Tiger Woods registered for the U.S. Open, which was more procedure than pronouncement. Three weeks later, he played five holes during the official opening of the golf course he designed outside Houston. The next step is returning to competition, for which the timeframe remains unknown.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Al-Farouq Aminu scored a career-high 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away after Chris Paul left with a broken bone in his right hand, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 98-84 on Monday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Troy Brouwer tapped in his own rebound to snap a third-period tie and the St. Louis Blues advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in four seasons, eliminating the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in Game 7 of their Western Conference quarterfinals series Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don Mattingly sat in his usual spot on the top of the dugout bench. Except he was wearing a black hat and jersey with a multi-colored 'M' on the front.
OAKLAND (AP) - If the Golden State Warriors want to cap a record-setting season with a second straight NBA title, they will need to survive the next two weeks without their best player.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a home run and sacrifice fly, Buster Posey also homered to back Madison Bumgarner's first win since opening day, and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Monday night.
DETROIT (AP) - The Oakland Athletics were the first team to break through to score against Jordan Zimmermann and strung together 10 hits against the Detroit Tigers.
NEW YORK (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Charley Hoffman made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour victory.
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) - Dutch rider Wout Poels attacked near the end and held off Swiss veteran Michael Albasini to take the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic on Sunday, the biggest win of his career.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Simon Pagenaud once again won after getting a favorable ruling from race officials. This time, the runner-up didn't protest the no-call.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps, doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way breakaway from the pack at Richmond International Raceway.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Rafael Nadal beat defending champion Kei Nishikori 6-4, 7-5 to win the Barcelona Open for the ninth time on Sunday, equaling Guillermo Vilas' record of 49 career clay-court titles.
HOUSTON (AP) - Draymond Green rebuked a reporter who tried to make a correlation between Golden State's playoff wins in Houston and recent flooding in the area after the Warriors' Game 4 victory on Sunday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points and San Antonio routed Memphis to sweep the best-of-seven series and advance to the Western Conference semifinals.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors got the big man they were looking for and then went looking for a supplemental pick.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - When the point guards the Sacramento Kings were targeting went off the board before they were set to pick at No. 8, general ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Ben Simmons has the sneaker deal and the TV show, so off the court he already has the look of a star.
NEW YORK (AP) - Derrick Rose was once writing a great NBA story, the hometown kid leading the Chicago Bulls to their greatest heights since Michael ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Pacers traded one Indianapolis native for another Wednesday, sending George Hill to Utah and acquiring Jeff Teague in a point guard swap ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The NHL is making a big bet on Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Patrick Kane won the Hart Trophy on Wednesday night, becoming the first player born and trained in the U.S. to be ...
LYON, France (AP) - Waving his arms in frustration and shouting frenziedly to all around him, Cristiano Ronaldo seethed as Hungarian rivals celebrated.
PARIS (AP) - Memo to reporters at the European Championship: Don't disturb Cristiano Ronaldo on his morning stroll.
CHICAGO (AP) - Charles Aranguiz and Jose Pedro Feunzalida scored in the first half and defending champion Chile returned to the Copa America championship with a ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Following a parade choked to a crawl by a massive crowd, after proclamations, speeches and fanfare, Cleveland watched a symbolic passing of the ...
The NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Sonoma this weekend will be the biggest of the season so far for A.J. Allmendinger.
OAKLAND (AP) - Sure, Oakland manager Bob Melvin and pitching coach Curt Young will reassure rookie pitcher Daniel Mengden he is doing just fine, even without ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Derek Law had pitched at PNC Park twice as an American Legion player, once throwing a one-hit shutout in a seven-inning game.
HOUSTON (AP) - Minutes after Lionel Messi and Argentina had finished a 4-0 mauling of the United States in the Copa America semifinals, Jurgen Klinsmann was ...