ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - The one-win Detroit Lions, looking nothing like the team that reached the playoffs last season, fired team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew on Thursday and promised to bring in new leadership to put a consistent winner on the field.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Even at age 36 and approaching an impressive milestone, Patrick Marleau still has the speed that's made him so effective throughout his career.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane can finally focus solely on his NHL career after avoiding criminal charges in a rape investigation, with prosecutors ending a bizarre three-month ordeal that put one of hockey's biggest stars at the center of intense speculation and criticism.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - His appeals rejected, Matt Kenseth defiantly vowed Thursday to race as he always has and accused NASCAR of "unfairly" making an example out of him with a two-race suspension for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano over the weekend at Martinsville.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Andy Dalton plopped down in the chair and didn't even wait for the first question.
SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays didn't wait long to pull off the first significant trade of the offseason.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland running back Taiwan Jones is in a good place these days, both from a mental standpoint and his role in the Raiders offense.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants declined their 2016 contract options on outfielders Nori Aoki and Marlon Byrd.
SHANGHAI - Jordan Spieth wore a black tunic with red trim around the collar to take part in a Chinese drum ceremony late Tuesday afternoon just as the Shanghai skyline began to glow with lights behind him and three other top players.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Welcome to The Jungle, Johnny.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Atlanta, New Orleans and Santa Clara, California, were selected to host College Football Playoff national championship games from a group of nine cities and regions.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Michael Crabtree's resurrection in Oakland this season has caught many people around the NFL by surprise, particularly given the way the wide receiver's final two years with San Francisco went.
PHOENIX (AP) - Eric Bledsoe scored 19 points, Brandon Knight added 17 and the Phoenix Suns routed the Sacramento Kings 118-97 Wednesday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - After four lopsided wins to open the season, the Golden State Warriors were happy to find themselves in a nail-biter for a change.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Three years after Colin Kaepernick took over as starting quarterback and led the San Francisco 49ers on a Super Bowl run, coach Jim Tomsula decided that his struggling quarterback needed a break and his dormant offense needed a change.
ALAMEDA (AP) - The meticulous rebuilding job in Oakland crashed as soon as quarterback Derek Carr broke his right leg in the penultimate game of the ...
ZURICH (AP) - Capping what he called the best year of his career, Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth FIFA best player award on Monday.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers interviewed Washington offensive coordinator Sean McVay for the team's vacant head coaching job and Carolina assistant general ...
KEARNS, Utah (AP) - Joey Mantia won the 1,000 meters and the mass start race Sunday on the final day of the U.S. Speed ...
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Justin Thomas kept reminding himself that a one-shot lead with two holes to play is never a bad place to be on ...
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Grigor Dimitrov concentrated on fun and games at the season-opening Brisbane International, looking for something a bit different to his regular routine.
SEATTLE (AP) - With the emergence of Doug Baldwin, the arrival of Tyler Lockett and a list of injuries that slowed his development, Paul Richardson was ...
HOUSTON (AP) - Oakland's first trip to the playoffs in 14 seasons was short-circuited in great part because of injuries that wrecked its once-prolific offense.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Matt Moore slowly sat up and took a moment to gather himself after a hit by Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree to the chin ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Missed opportunities kept Eli Manning and the New York Giants from another postseason victory at Lambeau Field.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Steve Kerr pulled a Gregg Popovich. One missed defensive assignment with no backdoor help on DeMarcus Cousins, and Kerr called a timeout 18 ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - As the playoffs played in the background, the Oakland Raiders packed their bags, said their goodbyes and began an offseason that started far ...
HOUSTON (AP) - Two weeks ago, the Oakland Raiders were heading for the playoffs with MVP candidate Derek Carr at quarterback.
ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders will be without star left tackle Donald Penn for their playoff opener against Houston.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers interviewed Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan for their head coach opening and Minnesota assistant general manager George Paton ...