MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams is one win away from another Grand Slam milestone after beating Agnieszka Radwanska 6-0, 6-4 in an Australian Open semifinal that was almost a non-contest between the players who'll be Nos. 1 and 3 in the next women's rankings.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - New San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly finally found a defensive coordinator, hiring former Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil on Wednesday.
OAKLAND (AP) - More often than not, Klay Thompson takes a backseat to NBA MVP Stephen Curry without a complaint.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - C.J. McCollum scored 18 points, Damian Lillard had 15 points and 12 assists and Portland shut down red-hot DeMarcus Cousins in the Trail Blazers 112-97 win over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Thornton had two assists to become the 33rd player to reach 1,300 career points and the San Jose Sharks extended their point streak to 10 games with a 6-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Angelique Kerber and Victoria Azarenka were warming up for their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open on Wednesday when, in a media interview room underneath Rod Laver Arena, the action that has attracted unwanted attention at this year's tournament had already begun.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Blake Griffin is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken shooting hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member during a road trip.
OAKLAND - The Spurs were licking their wounds, the Clippers were trying to comprehend theirs, and what were the Warriors doing Tuesday?
BOSTON (AP) - Dick's Sporting Goods said it plans to donate unsellable Patriots AFC Championship gear to a nonprofit after the team lost 20-18 to the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - You still see T-shirts around the home of the New England Patriots with coach Bill Belichick's scowling face and the mantra "In Bill We Trust."
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - Police recommended felony charges of vehicular assault and hit-and-run against Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman on Monday for an October car crash after which he acknowledged smoking synthetic marijuana.
ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) - Jason Kidd figures that he will have a higher cellphone bill after getting stuck at home while recuperating from hip surgery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum says he is pulling out of his title fight at UFC 196 on Feb. 6.
NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball's strike zone could be getting a slight lift.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams attacked Maria Sharapova's strength and it helped extend her complete domination of their rivalry, earning the six-time Australian Open champion a place in the semifinals.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Aaron Gordon is not giving any hints on what he'll do for an All-Star dunk contest encore.
The next time Russell Westbrook walks into a locker room to get dressed for a game, Kevin Durant will be there and donning the same ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Bookies in this gambling city don't give Conor McGregor much of a chance should he ever meet Floyd Mayweather Jr. in ...
Former NFL quarterback Vince Young's agent says he's talking to the Saskatchewan Roughriders about his client playing in the Canadian Football League.
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Commissioner Rob Manfred says he can't offer a prediction on how likely it is that baseball will be altering the strike ...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR has a new sponsor, a new format and welcomes back its most popular driver, all providing optimism for a series ...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The language is Korean, but a home run call is universal. And after a few replays, the last one on the YouTube ...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Rajai Davis pulled on his Athletics cap straight away when he walked into Hohokam Stadium, then grabbed his sparkling new white cleats ...
Whether the dust-up between Stephen Curry and Under Armour keeps mushrooming or fizzles out, this much is true: In an era of contentious politics, the ...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - If the Oakland Athletics can jump out to a lead this season, they should be in great shape.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Jonathan Huberdeau needed overtime to extend his scoring streak and help celebrate Jaromir Jagr's birthday.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Todd Downing is walking into a pretty enviable position for his first career job as offensive coordinator.
OAKLAND (AP) - Missing his emotional leader and one of four All-Stars on Golden State's roster after Draymond Green was ejected late in the second ...
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Mark Melancon sprints to the mound and his heart starts racing - at precisely 183 beats per minute.