Eighty years ago, on January 1, 1935, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Barber witnessed the annual East-West Shrine football game at San Francisco's Kezar Stadium. Their son, Jim, was a member of the West team and made the first touchdown of the game when he ran 19 yards after taking a blocked punt. Jim was captain of the University of San Francisco team during the past season and his brother, Ernest, was a member of the same team.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - American skier Mikaela Shiffrin continued her recent resurgence in slalom by convincingly winning her second straight World Cup race, leaving her rivals in awe four weeks before she defends her world title in Beaver Creek.
RALIEGH, N.C. (AP) - Joe Flacco continued his impressive postseason performances, throwing for two second-half touchdowns to beat the Ravens' bitter AFC North rival. The Ravens (11-6) won in Pittsburgh for the first time in the postseason; Pittsburgh had been 9-0 in third games of a season against the same opponent.
Ohio State is looking for its first national title since 2002. Oregon is seeking its first, period.
NEW YORK (AP) - J.J. Watt found a unique way to make the 2014 Associated Press NFL All-Pro team announced Friday.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry had 32 points and 12 assists, Draymond Green got his first career triple-double and the Golden State Warriors rolled past the Toronto Raptors 126-105 on Friday night in a matchup of conference leaders.
ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders interviewed Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur for their head coaching vacancy on Friday.
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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Greg Ward threw three touchdown passes in the final 3:41 of the Armed Forces Bowl, two after Houston recovered onside kicks, and completed a winning 2-point conversion in the Cougars' 35-34 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday.
PHOENIX (AP) - At 6-foot-10, Randy Johnson stood on the mound and looked down on batters, an intimidating presence before he even threw the ball.
ARLINGTON, Tex. (AP) - The Rose Bowl is coming to Texas for the first College Football Playoff championship.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Cardale Jones came through again at the Sugar Bowl. Ezekiel Elliott ran all over mighty Alabama. And Urban Meyer's quest to turn Ohio State into SEC North is one victory away from a national championship.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Still not bowl-eligible thanks to a five-game losing streak, Oklahoma State trailed rival Oklahoma by two touchdowns on the road, leaving about 8 minutes in what would have been arguably the most disappointing season under coach Mike Gundy.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Connor Cook threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Keith Mumphery with 17 seconds left to cap a three-touchdown, fourth-quarter comeback in Michigan State's 42-41 victory over playoff-snubbed Baylor in the highest-scoring Cotton Bowl.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State's Mike Martin became the second baseball coach in NCAA history to reach 1,900 wins when the Seminoles defeated ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and ...
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) - Dressed as comic book superheroes, American skiers were often merely mortal at the last world championships before the 2018 Olympics.
PYEONCHANG, South Korea (AP) - American men rarely are ground breakers when it comes to quadruple jumps.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dustin Johnson went to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - It's impossible to tell the history of NASCAR without mentioning Elliott and Earnhardt.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had plenty to say at their first All-Star appearance.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have hired Robert Saleh as defensive coordinator and Richard Hightower as special teams coordinator for Kyle Shanahan's ...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Post-practice, Jimmy Rollins relaxed at his locker and added some orange shoelaces to his cleats, sharing with locker mate and San Francisco ...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - The day in early October when Chip Hale lost his job as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, he called his good friend ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wind, rain and the snap of a large tree limb were enough to stop play Friday in the second round of the ...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Clint Bowyer hasn't won a race since 2012, hasn't made the playoffs in three years and is coming off ...
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Commissioner Rob Manfred says he can't offer a prediction on how likely it is that baseball will be altering the strike ...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's wrestling team Friday defeated the United States wrestling team to secure the gold medal at the Freestyle World Cup.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Jamal Murray and Buddy Hield each had moments when they caught the ball in the low post, only to dribble right out ...