MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Angelique Kerber had a straight-sets win for the first time in her first Australian Open title defense, starting her 6-0, 6-4 third-round victory with an eight-game streak against Kristyna Pliskova on Friday.
SAN JOSE (AP) - For Logan Couture, a game-winning goal can be just the thing to help him feel better.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bags and Rock and Pudge are heading to Cooperstown.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Antonio Brown insists he didn't mean to disrespect his coach or create a distraction when the All-Pro wide receiver livestreamed the raucous aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers' playoff win over the Kansas City Chiefs last week.
LA QUINTA (AP) - Phil Mickelson is set to play in the CareerBuilder Challenge, returning from two sports hernia surgeries a week earlier than he originally expected.
INGLEWOOD (AP) - For a man who gets cheered at work all the time, Philip Rivers seemed genuinely surprised by the frenzied roars when he stepped onto the Forum floor.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Third-seeded Milos Raonic ended one streak and continued another with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (4) Thursday over Gilles Muller to reach the third round at the Australian Open.
OAKLAND (AP) - Infielder Trevor Plouffe has finalized a $5.25 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics and is expected to be the primary third baseman if he can stay healthy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Every game in the San Jose Sharks' rivalry series with Los Angeles takes a bit extra out of both teams.
OAKLAND (AP) - Russell Westbrook promised to pay back Zaza Pachulia for a hard foul.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hard hats on, Steve Kerr and Kevin Durant lifted their golden shovels filled with dirt in a ceremonial moment for the Warriors franchise as it broke ground on snazzy new San Francisco digs at long last. And keeping KD in a Golden State uniform to see it through is a key part of the grand plan.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The search for a new San Francisco 49ers coach has narrowed in on Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan after the only other candidate remaining pulled out of consideration.
BERKELEY (AP) - With more than a half-century without a Rose Bowl berth, tougher academic standards than most Pac-12 schools and lackluster fan support in a pro-sports focused market, there are plenty of hurdles for a football coach at California.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Angelique Kerber smiled and waved her arms like an orchestra conductor as the Rod Laver Arena crowd sang "Happy Birthday" after her 6-2, 6-7 (3), 6-2 second-round win on Wednesday at the Australian Open.
NEW YORK (AP) - The cloud of steroids hovers above Hall of Fame voting, much as it shrouded baseball in the 1990s and early 2000s.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Yadier Molina homered and hit an RBI single to lead exuberant Puerto Rico to a 3-1 victory against the Dominican Republic in ...
MIAMI (AP) - Andrew Miller said yes to taking part in the World Baseball Classic when many other top U.S. pitchers said no, including Clayton ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders signed All-Pro kickoff returner and speedy receiver Cordarrelle Patterson to a free-agent contract Monday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - After squandering several big leads in the past week, the Sacramento Kings were pleased to finally play well down the stretch.
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala was fined $10,000 by the NBA on Monday for what the league called "inappropriate comments" following ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Pavelski scored twice, backup goalie Aaron Dell made 29 saves to win his fourth straight start, and the San Jose Sharks ...
INDIAN WELLS (AP) - Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal began their paths toward a possible quarterfinal meeting at the BNP Paribas Open with straight-set victories Sunday.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The West Region of the NCAA Tournament has a decidedly Western feel for a change.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. finished speaking to reporters after winning the NASCAR Cup race Sunday and retreated into a corner of the media ...
HAMAR, Norway (AP) - Joakim Jensen finally ended what is believed to be the longest game in hockey history, scoring in the eighth overtime in the ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Adrian Peterson visited the Seattle Seahawks, while his original team in Minnesota hosted fellow free agent running back Eddie Lacy.
SQUAW VALLEY (AP) - Mikaela Shiffrin shook her head after a final run that featured plenty of mistakes followed by some remarkable recoveries.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Aníbal Godoy scored in the 79th minute, capping the San Jose Earthquakes' comeback from a two-goal deficit in a 3-2 win ...
NICE, France (AP) - History cruelly repeated itself for Alberto Contador as the Spaniard missed out on a third Paris-Nice victory by just two seconds on ...
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Adam Hadwin is skipping his first World Golf Championship and asking for a refund for his honeymoon to Tahiti.