LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Bob Baffert was a big-shot quarter horse trainer when he took his cowboy hat and scuffed boots to the high-class world of thoroughbred racing. He gave himself three years to make a splash. After a slow start and some embarrassing losses, he found his footing.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rickie Fowler made three big putts in a row and won his second straight match Thursday to secure his spot in the round of 16 on the weekend at the Match Play Championship.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The third man in the ring on Saturday night has been in more big fights than Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao put together.
OAKLAND (AP) - All eyes were on Mike Trout as he tracked Ike Davis' long fly ball to the wall. He had to make a late adjustment but was able to haul it in, prompting Los Angeles closer Huston Street to pump his fist into the air.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Thunder hired Florida's Billy Donovan as their coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise win an NBA championship in Oklahoma City.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has granted a motion from prosecutors that gives them until at least July 22 to decide whether to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction.
NEW YORK (AP) - An agitated Stephen Strasburg settled down in a hurry after a rocky start and the Washington Nationals became the first visiting team to win at Citi Field this season, beating the New York Mets 8-2 on Thursday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mike Dunleavy scored 20 points and Chicago came close to an NBA playoff record, finally putting away Milwaukee with a 120-66 victory in Game 6 to clinch their first-round series Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joel Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joc Pederson, Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier homered off Ryan Vogelsong in the first inning and Jimmy Rollins hit another one off him in the third, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Johnny Giavotella hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Angels held on to beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Wednesday night.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jarryd Hayne has found himself discussing snakes, kangaroos and koalas - all things Aussie - in the middle of San Francisco's locker room right along with the routes and responsibilities from his daunting new NFL playbook.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - His middle name is Money, or at least it used to be before Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped flashing $100,000 wads of cash every time he saw a camera.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Even with a new format, the objective didn't change in the Match Play Championship.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Bob Baffert clapped his hands to his mouth when early 5-2 favorite American Pharoah avoided the dreaded No. 1 post for the Kentucky Derby. The anxiety wasn't over yet.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Khalil Mack has given the Oakland Raiders a motto to live by this season: By any means.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite all the turnovers, fouls and general frustration Monday night, Bradley Beal never lost his rhythm.
OAKLAND (AP) - Runner-up for Defensive Player of the Year in two straight seasons, Draymond Green desperately wants to prove how good Golden State can be ...
OAKLAND (AP) - After getting a rude introduction to the NFL after losing their first 10 games as rookies in 2014, Derek Carr and Khalil Mack ...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick drew boos at the start of the game. By the end, he had Miami Dolphins fans holding their breath.
Ninety years ago, on November 20, 1926, the Manteca High football team defeated the Ceres High eleven in Ceres. The score was 7 to 0 ...
NEW YORK (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had a big third quarter, and these days it seems like everybody does against the Brooklyn Nets.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 19 of his season-high 39 points in the fourth quarter, and LeBron James had a triple-double in the Cleveland Cavaliers ...
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Jordan Morris' sensational rookie season was in jeopardy when he was sick to his stomach Friday. He's feeling a lot ...
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Nico Rosberg will no longer be known simply as the son of Formula One champion Keke Rosberg.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Denmark fought off a three-pronged attack to win golf's World Cup at Kingston Heath on Sunday.
DENVER (AP) - Cairo Santos' 34-yard field goal hit the left upright and bounced through as the expired Sunday night to give the Kansas Chiefs a ...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw three touchdown passes, ran for 113 yards and nearly rallied the woeful San Francisco 49ers from a 17-point ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders cornerback David Amerson practiced for the first time this week and is expected to play Sunday against Carolina.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Jake Browning and No. 6 Washington passed its final test of the regular season thanks to one nearly perfect quarter.