NEW YORK (AP) - New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall has come to Geno Smith's defense, saying the injured quarterback was not at fault in last week's locker-room fight.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Former NFL players who object to terms of the potential $1 billion concussion settlement have filed appeals that are likely to delay payouts to thousands of retirees until next year.
CHICAGO (AP) - The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college athletes' union, dealing a blow to a labor movement that could have transformed amateur sports.
NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia says he "flipped out" and made a "bad decision" for getting involved in a shouting match outside a Toronto nightclub over the weekend.
BOSTON (AP) - Cleveland manager Terry Francona didn't hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted to be there.
NAPA (AP) - Ben Heeney's exhibition debut went so well for the Oakland Raiders that he wanted to save his jersey as a keepsake with all the stains and sweat as memories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Construction of an NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area could come with another change: a possible shift in division for the Oakland Raiders or the San Diego Chargers.
Baltimore (AP) - Even Oakland ace Sonny Gray could not pull his team out of its hole.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Chris Heston didn't give the St. Louis Cardinals much to hit. The San Francisco Giants rookie pitcher couldn't find the strike zone.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Clarence Goodson scored on a header early in the second half and the San Jose Earthquakes ended a six-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Friday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Christen Press scored three goals Sunday to power the United States to an 8-0 exhibition romp over Costa Rica in its first game since winning the Women's World Cup in Canada last month.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Brooke Henderson won the Cambia Portland Classic by eight strokes Sunday to become the third-youngest champion in LPGA Tour history at 17 years, 11 months, 6 days.
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR's rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway.
Twenty years ago, on August 19, 1995, Manteca High football coach Joe Miller and his staff took some time from their early practice routine to meet with parents and fans at the annual football social. The social, put on by the Manteca High Athletic Boosters at the Delicato Winery, raised money for the program while at the same time giving the coaches a chance to meet informally with the parents of their players. "You get to meet people on a little different level than you meet them on Friday nights," Miller said. Miller and Booster Club president Galen Smalley said ...
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - It had been a long day and night for David Denson, in so many ways.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bruce Bochy has often been bleary-eyed and exhausted going through it all this year. His once-reliable bullpen hit bump after bump and ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants leaned on some new faces and aces this time around, hoping to ride that even-year magic through another ...
NAPA (AP) - The Tiger comeback has become the Tiger tease.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers are putting their future back into Colin Kaepernick's hands.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw was out of the game, his head down in the dugout, the Los Angeles bullpen faltering and the season slipping ...
BOSTON (AP) - David Ortiz didn't want it to end.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Drenched after his players joyfully doused him with champagne and beer, Indians manager Terry Francona stood at the center of the visitor's ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Lynx were backed into a corner after a Game 1 loss on their home floor to the star-studded Los Angeles Sparks.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a second exciting performance, U.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann says 21-year-old winger Julian Green is "back in the picture."
TORONTO (AP) - After wrapping up their Division Series sweep of the Texas Rangers on Sunday night, the Toronto Blue Jays were able to kick back ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - Former Oakland coach Dennis Allen once described defensive tackle Stacy McGee as a potential foundation piece for the Raiders.
NAPA (AP) - Dustin Johnson's first major was only part of a dream season that culminated with the PGA Tour player of the year award ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Zimmer's Minnesota Vikings are the last unbeaten team left in the NFL.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - They piled on Joe Panik at home plate in celebration, and just as has been the case so many times before with ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Roberto Aguayo's shaky rookie season got a big lift Monday night.