LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant's torn right rotator cuff will be re-examined Monday before the Los Angeles Lakers decide whether the superstar guard needs potentially season-ending surgery.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.
OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr knows the Golden State Warriors will have tougher days ahead this season, that there are higher hurdles to clear and bigger goals to reach.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco man is one race away from completing seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.
Pau and Marc Gasol have been voted the first brothers to start in the NBA All-Star game, while Toronto's Kyle Lowry made a late surge in fan balloting and will start for the Eastern Conference.
Jeff Gordon, with a nagging back injury, a young family he wanted to spend more time with and a phenom waiting in the wings at Hendrick Motorsports, knew midway through last season that he had one more year in him.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday's NFC championship game, a person with knowledge of the fine told The Associated Press on Thursday.
LA QUINTA (AP) - Phil Mickelson got most of the attention in his return to competition after a four-month break. Blake Adams got a lot more out of his comeback round.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California's governing board tabled a policy on Thursday that would have made the public college system the nation's second to tie bonuses awarded to winning athletic coaches to how well their players do in the classroom.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry got involved in a rare altercation before finishing with 22 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 126-113 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record 17th straight home win.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Brook Lopez had 22 points and six blocks and the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Sacramento Kings 103-100 on Wednesday night for only their second win in the last 10.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Second baseman Marco Scutaro was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andre Ward wrote out his retirement speech a few times in the last two years. With his usual fastidious style, the super middleweight champion laid out every reason he felt he had to end his unblemished boxing career in his prime.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - An agitated Roger Federer spat out the question that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova easily could have asked the players who pushed them to the limits in the second round of the Australian Open.
NEW YORK (AP) - Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers are two wins away from a perfect regular season. They are also a perfect 10 when ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Minutes after his contract with the St. Louis Cardinals was announced, Mike Leake was looking ahead to rivalry games against the Chicago ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - Midway through last season Latavius Murray was sitting on the Raiders bench, confident in his abilities but uncertain whether he would get a ...
Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey is The Associated Press college football player of the year, becoming the first non-Heisman Trophy winner to earn the honor ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers' offense ranks last in both scoring and yardage.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers' offense ranks last in both scoring and yardage.
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. soccer hero Carli Lloyd, UFC star Ronda Rousey and three-time winner Serena Williams are the leading candidates for The Associated ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, NBA MVP Stephen Curry and Masters and U.S. Open champ Jordan Spieth are the leading candidates ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Carolina Panthers deny that any member of the team taunted New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. with a ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson and Yao Ming are among the first-time candidates on the ballot for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Matthew Stafford's accuracy and poise sparked the Detroit Lions to a big lead and helped prevent them from squandering it, too.
ATLANTA (AP) - Dennis Schroder scored 18 points, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 106-97 on Monday night for their fourth straight win.
SANTA CLARA . (AP) - This week's key phrase for Jim Tomsula: "fine focus."
WASHINGTON (AP) - John Wall had fewer teammates than usual Monday night, yet he found more Washington Wizards than ever.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Charles Woodson's return to Oakland began with hundreds of fans gathering at the team's facility urging him to come back.