OAKLAND (AP) - As Stephen Curry emphatically waved his arms to ignite the crowd and coached from the bench when he could do little else, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors' supporting cast proved they can win on the playoff stage without their NBA MVP.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Craig Smith had a goal and an assist, Pekka Rinne made 27 saves and the Nashville Predators confidently claimed their second straight road victory to open their first-round series against the Anaheim Ducks.
MONACO (AP) - Rafael Nadal is glad he won a ninth Monte Carlo Masters title the hard way, after defeating Frenchman Gael Monfils 7-5, 5-7, 6-0 in an error-strewn final Sunday.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Carl Edwards took his first celebratory back flip of the season and easily stuck the landing.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 31 points in his first playoff game since being injured last year in the NBA Finals and Kevin Love added 28, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 106-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - Minjee Lee won the Lotte Championship on Saturday for her second LPGA Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a one-stroke victory.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Branden Grace has had his share of big moments. He believes winning the RBC Heritage is his biggest, by far.
After grabbing the lead following his final pit stop of the day Frenchman Simon Pagenaud (Team Penske PPG Automotive Refinish #22) held off New Zealand's Scott Dixon (Target Ganassi Racing #9) over the final 24 laps to earn the victory in Sunday's 42nd running of the Verizon IndyCar series Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joe Pavelski and Martin Jones took only a moment's satisfaction from a second straight excellent road effort by the San Jose Sharks.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are preparing to play without NBA MVP Stephen Curry for Game 2 of their playoff series against Houston as he nurses an ankle injury.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jeff Samardzija learned the hard way last season that the grass wasn't necessarily greener on the south side of Chicago than it was during his six-plus seasons on the north side - not by a long shot.
OAKLAND (AP) - Billy Burns' speed, along with a little luck, helped Oakland win its first home series.
BOSTON (AP) - Adrianne Haslet heard all the talk about taking back Boylston Street in the years after the Boston Marathon bombings.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors had their chance to celebrate their record-setting regular season before turning their focus to even bigger goals.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On a night when two of the Giants' runs came in on wild pitches by Clayton Kershaw and three errors were committed by their middle infielders, San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy could only look at his team's latest loss as something he'd like his players to put behind them as quickly as possible.
SAN JOSE - Christian Pulisic gallops elegantly past defenders like a gazelle, with the enthusiasm of youth and a sense of positioning that belies his inexperience.
PHOENIX (AP) - Barring an unforeseen obstacle, the Oakland Raiders seem certain to get approval today to relocate to Las Vegas .
OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors pulled away in the fourth quarter ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Willie Cauley-Stein made a follow shot with two seconds left and the Sacramento Kings rallied from an 18-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat ...
FONTANA (AP) - Kyle Larson was second to nobody in his home state.
CARLSBAD (AP) - Mirim Lee took the lead into the final round of the Kia Classic two years ago and was overhauled by Cristie Kerr, who ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The final day lasted longer than Dustin Johnson wanted. The outcome was what everyone expected.
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - The oldest player in the women's draw at the Miami Open, Venus Williams is looking forward to the next round ...
DALLAS (AP) - Adam Cracknell got his first hat trick in seven NHL seasons and the Dallas Stars handed the San Jose Sharks their fifth straight ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - A new coach is making the decisions after a pair of historically bad games. Nearly half the projected starters are sidelined.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Brandi Chastain looked at the assembled crowd in a tent under the rain and addressed former coach Tony DiCicco, who had just ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson showed the simple side to the Dell Technologies Match Play. For three straight days in warmth, wind ...
FONTANA (AP) - While Dale Earnhardt Jr. prepared for his 600th NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend, he couldn't help thinking about his first time.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Former San Francisco 49ers lineman Clay Matthews Sr., who was the patriarch of a famous football family, has died. He was 88.
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