MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Boxing star Manny Pacquiao said Thursday that he respects Nike's decision to sever ties with him over his comments about gay relationships but stood pat on his opposition to same-sex marriage and added he's happy that "a lot of people were alarmed by the truth."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Camilo Villegas hasn't make a cut all year and has only broken 70 one time in four previous trips to Riviera, so it was mildly surprising to see him with an 8-under 63 to build a three-shot lead Thursday in the Northern Trust Open.
NEW YORK (AP) - AL Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel received the steepest increase among the 156 players in salary arbitration this year, according to a study by The Associated Press.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - David Price made his first big-money throws of spring training as Boston's prized offseason acquisition, while new Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke began Day 1 with his new club by drilling on the basics of covering first base.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Driving a car he believes is unbeatable, Dale Earnhardt Jr. added to his family legacy at Daytona International Speedway on the anniversary of his father's death.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - These days, the more time the Sharks spend away from San Jose, the better.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Despite coming up empty in his attempts to make a roster move before the NBA trade deadline Thursday, Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac remains confident that the Kings can still make the playoffs.
OAKLAND (AP) - With a 48-4 record and last year's NBA championship trophy in their possession, the Golden State Warriors had little need for upgraded at the trade deadline.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin apologized Tuesday for punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member last month, saying he wishes he could take back the incident that left him with a broken right hand and the employee with facial injuries.
The Detroit Pistons and Charlotte Hornets are on the board, not waiting until the NBA's trade deadline on Thursday to make moves they hope will bolster their playoffs chances this season.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have fired assistant coach Vance Walberg.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Safety David Bruton Jr., one of several Denver Broncos defenders set to become a free agent, wishes the NFL was more like the NBA.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The road to the Masters starts on the other side of the country for Rory McIlroy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - With 97 percent of the venues in existence or already planned by private investors, organizers of Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Olympics are promising a prudent and responsible approach to running the games that would be entirely privately financed.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR's new charter system was introduced as a monumental moment in auto racing - a triumphant merger between a one-time dictatorship and a group of team owners finally organized enough to demand their fair share of the financials.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Your shot, Warriors.
OAKLAND (AP) - Even with a four-run deficit, Nelson Cruz hollered through the dugout some words of confidence.
CINCINNATI (AP) - When Jake Peavy can't beat the Cincinnati Reds, he's struggling.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry might be the face of the Warriors with the breathtaking long-range shots and ball-handling that makes Golden State so appealing to ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer with 5:33 left, and ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Predators finally figured out how to shut down the NHL's best road team and a pretty potent power play ...
CINCINNATI (AP) - Upset with himself for striking out with two runners in scoring position, Jeff Samardzija snapped his bat over his left thigh while heading ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State backup big man Anderson Varejao insists he didn't deliberately trip Trail Blazers guard Gerald Henderson in Game 1 of their ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Brian Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Robinson Cano, Kyle Seager and Leonys Martin hit home runs, Hisashi Iwakuma pitched seven solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland ...
TORONTO (AP) - It only counts as one win, though the Miami Heat had to work twice as hard to get it.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Outhit, outshot and largely outplayed, Pittsburgh grabbed control of its Eastern Conference semifinal against Washington anyway.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Russell Westbrook had 29 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held on to beat San Antonio 98-97 on Monday ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - They met a year ago this week in a fight that was the richest ever, even if it disappointed most of the ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Pavelski's transformation as an NHL player can be illustrated by the evolution of his nicknames.