Tiger Woods registered for the U.S. Open, which was more procedure than pronouncement. Three weeks later, he played five holes during the official opening of the golf course he designed outside Houston. The next step is returning to competition, for which the timeframe remains unknown.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Al-Farouq Aminu scored a career-high 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away after Chris Paul left with a broken bone in his right hand, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 98-84 on Monday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Troy Brouwer tapped in his own rebound to snap a third-period tie and the St. Louis Blues advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in four seasons, eliminating the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in Game 7 of their Western Conference quarterfinals series Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don Mattingly sat in his usual spot on the top of the dugout bench. Except he was wearing a black hat and jersey with a multi-colored 'M' on the front.
OAKLAND (AP) - If the Golden State Warriors want to cap a record-setting season with a second straight NBA title, they will need to survive the next two weeks without their best player.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a home run and sacrifice fly, Buster Posey also homered to back Madison Bumgarner's first win since opening day, and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Monday night.
DETROIT (AP) - The Oakland Athletics were the first team to break through to score against Jordan Zimmermann and strung together 10 hits against the Detroit Tigers.
NEW YORK (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Charley Hoffman made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour victory.
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) - Dutch rider Wout Poels attacked near the end and held off Swiss veteran Michael Albasini to take the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic on Sunday, the biggest win of his career.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Simon Pagenaud once again won after getting a favorable ruling from race officials. This time, the runner-up didn't protest the no-call.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps, doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way breakaway from the pack at Richmond International Raceway.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Rafael Nadal beat defending champion Kei Nishikori 6-4, 7-5 to win the Barcelona Open for the ninth time on Sunday, equaling Guillermo Vilas' record of 49 career clay-court titles.
HOUSTON (AP) - Draymond Green rebuked a reporter who tried to make a correlation between Golden State's playoff wins in Houston and recent flooding in the area after the Warriors' Game 4 victory on Sunday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points and San Antonio routed Memphis to sweep the best-of-seven series and advance to the Western Conference semifinals.
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.
MIAMI (AP) - Nolan Arenado and Buster Posey homered and drove in three runs apiece to help the United States earn a berth in the second ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Bradley Beal scored 21 of his 38 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to lead the Washington Wizards to their fourth straight ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Stephen Curry got free for a clean look, and a record crowd at Target Center held its collective breath when he let it ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Suspended Oakland Raiders player Aldon Smith claims he was not detained for public intoxication Thursday.