SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - New Sacramento Kings assistant Nancy Lieberman recalls a conversation with Pat Riley a couple of years back when she explained to the Miami Heat executive how much she wanted to keep coaching at basketball's highest level.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have acquired forward/center Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Gerald Wallace, the player they had just received from Boston in the David Lee deal.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Mike Leake is replacing Tim Hudson in San Francisco's rotation, and the newly acquired right-hander will make his Giants' debut in their series finale Sunday at Texas.
OAKLAND (AP) - The active Oakland Athletics traded right-hander Ryan Cook to the Boston Red Sox on Friday for a player to be named or cash.
NAPA (AP) - Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr dropped back to pass, scanned the field then hit wide receiver Michael Crabtree for a 30-yard completion.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Vernon Davis parted ways with an adviser before last season who had been pushing the 49ers tight end to get pushy for a new contract.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Madison Bumgarner was upset with himself for allowing six runs the first two innings.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas.
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61.
DENVER (AP) - Kaka and David Villa are raising the profile of Major League Soccer. Clint Dempsey and the U.S. national teams have done their part, too.
GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole Thursday at the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. No matter - he still pull-hooked it into the gallery, hit his second shot into a greenside bunker and lipped out a 5-footer for par before slamming his putter against his bag.
GLENDALE (AP) - Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere in the world before she moves on to her next acting job or book tour stop or red-carpet appearance.
HOUSTON (AP) - The Astros have added another bat to their lineup as they make a push for the postseason, acquiring two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers.
BOSTON (AP) - In the midst of a season-long slump during his first season with the Boston Red Sox, Pablo Sandoval insisted Thursday he weighs the same as he did last season with San Francisco.
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 ...