RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The NCAA's decision to pull seven championships out of North Carolina ratchets up the pressure on this college sports-crazy state to repeal its law on bathroom use by transgender people.
GENEVA (AP) - Confidential medical data of gold medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and other female U.S. Olympians was hacked from a World Anti-Doping Agency database and posted online Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Vin Scully says the last ballgame he will broadcast is the Los Angeles Dodgers' regular-season finale - regardless of whether they reach the playoffs.
Abby Wambach says she abused alcohol and prescription drugs for years until her arrest for driving under the influence in April.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Ben Roethlisberger knew the retired Heath Miller, suspended teammates Le'Veon Bell and Martavis Bryant and the injured Markus Wheaton weren't walking through that door. So he put the Pittsburgh Steelers' young, largely untested offense on his shoulders.
ALAMEDA (AP) - The most daring gambler on the NFL's first weekend turns out not to be much of a betting man at all.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hector Sanchez is getting a lot more comfortable with his swing and his role on the Padres since coming off the disabled list almost two weeks ago.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics looked like a team battling for a playoff spot Monday night, and the Kansas City Royals looked like a team checked out and ready for the offseason.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers opened the Chip Kelly era with a dominating win while the Rams are still seeking their first points since moving back to Los Angeles.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - When Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest initially went public, talk immediately turned to whether it would lead to a distraction that would divide the San Francisco 49ers' locker room.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Even if the Oakland Raiders' latest visit to the Superdome won't go down as their most memorable triumph in New Orleans, it certainly has the potential to be a pivotal moment in the apparent resurgence of a proud franchise that hasn't won much for more than a decade.
CHICAGO (AP) - Soccer injuries are sending soaring numbers of U.S. kids to emergency rooms, a trend driven in part by young players with concussions seeking urgent medical care, a study has found.
OAKLAND (AP) - Raul Alcantara tried to be perfect in his major league debut and it didn't go well at all.
PHOENIX (AP) - Matt Moore struck out 11 in seven innings, Hunter Pence hit a key two-run double and the San Francisco Giants beat Zack Greinke and the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Sunday for a series sweep.
NEW YORK (AP) - Opening day in the NFL saw Kansas City cornerback Marcus Peters raise a black-gloved fist during the national anthem, a protest amplified later Sunday when four Miami Dolphins kneeled on the sideline with hands on their hearts as "The Star Spangled Banner" played in Seattle.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Kirk Cousins went deep late and often, throwing for 375 yards and three touchdowns to lead Washington past free-falling Green Bay 42 ...
NEW YORK (AP) – NFL kickers missed like never before Sunday, setting a record with 12 failed extra point attempts.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Tom Brady chatted up one of his old 49ers favorites in Tom Rathman, then pushed aside all that nostalgia for a few ...
LONDON (AP) - Without a doubt, Andy Murray will be the No. 1 player in the world for the rest of the year.
BOSTON (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 28 points, Kevin Durant had 23 points and 10 rebounds against the team he spurned this summer and the Golden ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Blake Griffin had 29 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers over the Sacramento Kings 121-115 on Friday ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Andre Ward has done just about everything in boxing except the one thing that truly defines fighters these days - headline a pay-per-view ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Not even in grade school, Tom Brady cried from his seat at The Stick when Dwight Clark made "The Catch."
ALAMEDA (AP) - Cornerback David Amerson has what he believes is the perfect remedy for the Raiders' defense to counter the high altitude in Mexico City.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - His race team built him a car fitting for the baddest man on wheels. Tony Stewart will take his final NASCAR ride ...
BERKELEY (AP) - Growing up in Texas, Davis Webb knew all about the Big Game rivalry between California and Stanford.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann has grown impatient with the whining American prospects who fail to earn playing time on their clubs.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden had 26 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds for his third triple-double of the season to help the Houston Rockets beat ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - When Derek Carr was preparing for the 2014 NFL draft, there was one quarterback-needy team that never came calling.