NEW YORK (AP) - Several angry major league players wanted Alex Rodriguez kicked out of their union after he sued it last week, but staff lawyers told them expulsion was not allowed.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Russian security officials are hunting down three potential female suicide bombers, one of whom is believed to be in Sochi, where the Winter Olympics will begin next month.
Roger Goodell doesn't want to stand pat with the PAT. He's suggesting potential changes in the extra point that, well, might have some legs.
HONOLULU (AP) - NFL great Jerry Rice is already bucking conventional fantasy football wisdom in a new Pro Bowl format inspired by the popular hobby.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday there's been communication between the NFL and the team after Seattle's Jeremy Lane ran into an unidentified person on the 49ers sideline during the NFC championship game.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - In another season of coming oh so close, here is a look at some of the best and worst moments for the San Francisco 49ers during a year that ended with a loss in the NFC championship game to the archrival Seattle Seahawks on Sunday that left them at 14-5:
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have promoted longtime executive Paraag Marathe to team president replacing Gideon Yu, who will remain with the organization as a co-owner.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - NaVorro Bowman tore the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his left knee when he went down during Sunday's NFC championship loss at Seattle, a person with direct knowledge of the injury said Monday.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Pete Carroll pulled Richard Sherman aside on Monday and made sure his fiery cornerback understood that his rant against San Francisco's Michael Crabtree was overshadowing the Seattle Seahawks reaching their second Super Bowl in franchise history.
Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos and Richard Sherman's Seattle Seahawks were the NFL's best all season, so it's fitting that they'll meet in the Super Bowl.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Eugenie Bouchard has reached the semifinals in her first trip to the Australian Open, beating 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 on Tuesday to set up a showdown with fourth-seeded Li Na.
OAKLAND (AP) - When Paul George played at Golden State last season, he missed all seven shots he took and finished scoreless in Indiana's loss. Instead of sulking, he went straight to the gym after the Pacers arrived back home in the wee hours of the morning.
HONOLULU (AP) - Deion Sanders is giving Jerry Rice one concession as Pro Bowl week begins: The record-setting wide receiver will call the coin toss Tuesday that starts the process of picking teams.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The collision that knocked Aqib Talib out of the AFC championship game reverberated Monday when Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Wes Welker tried to "take out" the star cornerback.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Even on a night when the play was hampered by choppy ice, the puck still seems to find Joe Pavelski and he keeps finding the net.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The Pittsburgh Penguins were confident that three straight games without a point for Evgeni Malkin and a rare off night by Matt ...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Nicholas Long felt ill before his final ride. Alise Post got unclipped down the last straight in her race.
HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics certainly weren't happy leaving Houston after a three-game sweep by the Astros.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence will undergo surgery Thursday for a torn right hamstring and is likely to be sidelined eight ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Francisco Giants got a home run from one of Hunter Pence's replacements. So there was one piece of good ...
DETROIT (AP) - Will Power was fast enough for a track record during qualifying, though it didn't count because of a penalty.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Anna Nordqvist successfully defended her ShopRite LPGA Classic title Sunday, closing with a 7-under 64 in breezy conditions for a ...
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - William McGirt thought he hit it big when he won the Cabarrus Classic and pocketed $16,000, the second-largest prize on the ...
PARIS (AP) - A French Open champion at long last, and the first man in nearly a half-century to win four consecutive major championships, Novak Djokovic ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - This is a Stanley Cup Final filled with stars who have won the Hart Trophy, Olympic gold medals and numerous other awards.
OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green emphatically flexed his bulging biceps with big plays on both ends of the floor, and these determined Golden State Warriors might ...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Muhammad Ali's younger brother wept, swayed to hymns and hugged anyone he could reach. He raised his hands to the sky ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A couple of times, Johnny Cueto said it just was not his day. Try telling that to the St. Louis Cardinals.
HOUSTON (AP) - Oakland starter Jesse Hahn felt good entering Friday night's game against the Houston Astros.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks can take at least one positive out of losing the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final ...