NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is among the finalists for the NL Most Valuable Player and the Cy Young Award, in position to become the first NL player to sweep both honors since Bob Gibson in 1968.
MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. government says New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez gave his cousin nearly $1 million last year to keep secret Rodriguez's use of performance enhancing drugs.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Brad Keselowski and Jeff Gordon avoided any penalty from NASCAR on Tuesday for their post-race fight at Texas. Two crew chiefs and four crew members from Hendrick Motorsports were punished for their roles in the brawl.
WNBA star Brittney Griner felt fortunate to be OK after getting cut on the elbow in a knife attack in China.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore is weighing his football future less than a week after returning to the practice field following a two-year struggle with a devastating knee injury from college.
ALAMEDA (AP) - The four games since Tony Sparano took over as Oakland Raiders interim coach might have been more competitive than the first four under the fired Dennis Allen.
NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco Giants World Series star Pablo Sandoval was among 12 free agents given $15.3 million qualifying offers Monday by their former teams.
DENVER (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins was bleeding from somewhere and grew more and more frustrated as he struggled to pinpoint the source.
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr approached Andre Iguodala during the preseason to discuss a somewhat radical idea he wanted to try out.
NEW YORK (AP) - Brook Lopez scored 18 points in his first regular-season game in about 11 months, and the Brooklyn Nets routed the injury-depleted Oklahoma City Thunder 116-85 on Monday night in their home opener.
Colin Kaepernick came awfully close to scoring a go-ahead touchdown for San Francisco with a quarterback sneak on third-and-goal at the 1 in the closing seconds - just as he had come awfully close to throwing a go-ahead TD pass to Michael Crabtree moments earlier.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The Indianapolis Colts weren't going to have a hangover from last week's defeat.
Ronald Reagan, who was pretty good at debates, could offer an argument as to the staying power of the read option.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - More than 200 former players or their families have opted out of the proposed settlement of NFL concussion claims, fewer than 1 percent of the retirees covered by the deal, according to court documents filed Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Virgin Galactic's experimental spaceship broke apart in flight over California's Mojave Desert after a device to slow the craft's descent prematurely deployed, federal investigators said Sunday.
OAKLAND (AP) - If there was any danger of the Oakland Raiders becoming overconfident this week facing the winless Chicago Bears after winning back-to-back games for ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Packers coach Mike McCarthy is running out of superlatives to describe Aaron Rodgers.
ANAHEIM (AP) - While the Angels are desperately trying to extend their season, the Oakland Athletics know exactly where they're going next week.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Zack Greinke, for one, has little concern about the Los Angeles Dodgers closing out another NL West crown soon.
SACRAMENTO AP) - Kings coach George Karl insists things are good with All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins.
OAKLAND (AP) - The shortest offseason in Golden State Warriors history was filled with talk show appearances, golf outings with the president, award shows and worldwide ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The dugout skirmish between the Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper and Jonathan Papelbon elicited a common reaction around the majors Monday: Yes, these kinds ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Peter Sagan rode hands-free across the finish line, popping off his bike and casting it aside with a flourish. He tossed his ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart will announce he's retiring following the 2016 season at a news conference Wednesday, The Associated Press has learned.
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Matt Kenseth had the fresher tires and the fuller tank as he stalked Kevin Harvick with postseason advancement at stake.
ATLANTA (AP) - Jordan Spieth treated the Tour Championship as if it were a major. He played like it was, too.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Steelers will wait for results of an MRI on Ben Roethlisberger's left knee after the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback was ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Matt Ryan and Julio Jones connected for two touchdowns, Devonta Freeman ran for 141 yards and three scores, and the Atlanta Falcons ...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick's first pass was off his back foot. Interception, touchdown. Next series, another off-balance throw. Interception, touchdown.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The locker room attendants busily stuffed shoulder pads, helmets and cleats inside large silver-and-black trunks and travel bags for the flight back to ...