LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Clippers moved on from months of ugliness Tuesday, with Steve Ballmer officially becoming the team's new owner in a record $2 billion sale that ousted Donald Sterling as the NBA's longest-tenured owner.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks say accusations that star running back Marshawn Lynch was involved in an assault and damage of personal property are "bogus."
MASON, Ohio (AP) - Novak Djokovic had a ragged start in the one tournament that has always eluded him.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has injured his leg, forcing the postponement of his title fight with Daniel Cormier to Jan. 3.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals won their eighth straight game and took over the AL Central lead Monday night when Yordano Ventura outdueled Sonny Gray during a 3-2 win over Oakland Athletics.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens decided it would be wise to practice without pads Monday.
NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders broke training camp Monday and prepared to head south for a pair of joint practices with the Dallas Cowboys.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Josh Reddick plucked the ball from his glove after Omar Infante's single in the first inning Monday night and tried to routinely return it to the infield.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals bolstered their offense Monday by acquiring outfielder Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins, a move the long-suffering franchise hopes will help them end a playoff drought that stretches back nearly three decades.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Orioles third baseman Manny Machado sprained his right knee taking a swing Monday night against the New York Yankees and needed help to get off the field.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have put star center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list because of a broken rib after waiting a week to see how it would heal.
PORT LEYDEN, N.Y. (AP) - Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) - The LA Galaxy have reacquired veteran forward Alan Gordon from the San Jose Earthquakes in a trade for allocation money.
NAPA (AP) - Latavius Murray is finally getting the chance to show the Oakland Raiders what kind of running back he can be when healthy.
OAKLAND (AP) - The other pitcher the Oakland Athletics acquired in the trade for Jeff Samardzija is starting to look like he can contribute during the stretch run after all.
PITTSBORO, Ind. (AP) - Jeff Gordon felt right at home Thursday back in small-town Indiana.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle. Together, pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and multi-talented Craig Biggio left a remarkable imprint on baseball.
OAKLAND (AP) - The highest-scoring offense in the majors is heating up at the right time.
OAKLAND (AP) - Scott Kazmir is heading to his hometown Houston Astros and into the thick of a pennant race, and the Oakland Athletics are starting their summer sell-off.
ATLANTA (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss in U.S. men's soccer history.
ATLANTA (AP) - The United States had everything on its side. History. A raucous home crowd. And, supposedly, the better team.
OAKLAND (AP) - Pinch-hitter Ike Davis beat out an infield single with two outs in the 10th inning that went to replay review, lifting the Oakland Athletics past the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Wednesday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A division title might soon mean a banner but no assurance of a playoff spot in the NBA.
OAKLAND (AP) - Sam Fuld jogs to the outfield each inning with enough gum in his back pocket to give him a quick boost of carbohydrates if his blood sugar dips.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have signed guard Seth Curry and forwards Quincy Acy and Duje Dukan (DOO-yay DOOK-in) after reaching contract agreements with them earlier this week.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks baseball may need to consider moving the trade deadline back to give teams in the hunt for a wild card more time.
PRA LOUP, France (AP) - The speedometer clocked between 50 and 60 kilometers per hour (30-37 mph) as the pine trees whipped by, and the riders leaned left to right and back again to negotiate the snaking, bumpy descent.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - FIFA President Sepp Blatter is due in Russia on Thursday for his first overseas trip since the arrests of fellow soccer executives in May left him unwilling to leave the safety of Switzerland.
LONDON (AP) - Goalkeeper Tim Howard is ready to make himself available for the United States national team again after taking a break since the 2014 World Cup.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Seth Curry is joining his brother in Northern California, after all. Just not together on the Golden State Warriors.