NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Rangers know they will have the raucous Madison Square Garden crowd on their side in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals.
PARIS (AP) - Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports.
SAO PAULO (AP) - The U.S. headed to Brazil with boosted faith Sunday after going undefeated in its sendoff series for the first time.
NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome went home to the West Coast on Sunday with a bandaged right front foot - and no Triple Crown - after bumping another horse leaving the Belmont Stakes starting gate.
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. is having a blast again, with a shared bond with his crew, comfort in his own skin as NASCAR's most popular driver, even finding fun 140 characters at a time on Twitter.
TORONTO (AP) - Jermain Defoe scored on a penalty shot and Toronto FC entered the World Cup break with a 1-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Ben Crane estimates he slept less than three hours in a night spent praying and thanking God that his game finally has come back around.
WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) - A week after losing the No. 1 ranking, Inbee Park found her putting touch.
NEW YORK (AP) - The sons of former big leaguers Lenny Dykstra and Charlie Leibrandt were among the players selected Friday during the second day of the Major League Baseball draft.
NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome is 1 1/2 miles away from ending the longest drought in racing history - 36 years without a Triple Crown winner.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - When the air conditioning went out in San Antonio, many of the Spurs felt right at home - their native homelands.
EL SEGUNDO (AP) - When Drew Doughty joined the Los Angeles Kings, he could walk around town unnoticed. Almost nobody at the supermarket or on Manhattan Beach realized this slightly pudgy teenager was the No. 2 overall pick in the NHL draft, bound for hockey stardom.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Pinch-hitter Stephen Vogt singled in the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and the Oakland Athletics got home runs from Josh Donaldson and Derek Norris in a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants won for the eighth time in 10 games by beating the New York Mets 4-2 on Friday night.
PARIS (AP) - This is what Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic wanted. It's what they expected. And now they'll meet in a French Open final with so much at stake for both.
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.