TORONTO (AP) - On the night that he entered the NBA in 2003, someone asked LeBron James to assess the potential of the draft class that he was headlining as the No. 1 pick.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Chase Elliott was too young to really remember celebrating in victory lane with his father, dressed in a shirt that matched Bill Elliott's firesuit and a little finger pointed toward the sky because daddy was No. 1.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kei Nishikori had practiced against teenager Taylor Fritz a few times over the past couple years without beating the American even once.
PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Vaughn Taylor is headed home to the Masters with his first PGA Tour victory in more than a decade, and he can't believe it.
TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant said his NBA All-Star Game goodbye and the next generation of the West's best sent him off a winner, rolling to a record-setting 196-173 victory over the East on Sunday night.
LODI (AP) - Authorities say a skydiver has died after crashing against a wall next a road near the Lodi Airport.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve.
TORONTO (AP) - When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in the deal that would dart around the back hallways of the Air Canada Center dribbling basketballs and bouncing off the walls.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers have traded power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for a pair of prospects.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Sung Kang didn't know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn't realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing his card Friday that he set the course record with a career-low 60.
TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After four years of measuring every workout, every race with stopwatches, the elite runners competing Saturday in the U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials might find their fate determined by the thermometer.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Injured NASCAR star Tony Stewart is out of bed and walking again, entertaining fans while live-streaming from a treadmill Friday.
GENEVA (AP) - Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during his term as FIFA secretary general.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - If the San Francisco Giants had any lingering concerns about Matt Cain's health, the veteran pitcher helped ease their minds with one impressive swing - on the golf course.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - If the Oakland Athletics can jump out to a lead this season, they should be in great shape.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Jonathan Huberdeau needed overtime to extend his scoring streak and help celebrate Jaromir Jagr's birthday.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Todd Downing is walking into a pretty enviable position for his first career job as offensive coordinator.
OAKLAND (AP) - Missing his emotional leader and one of four All-Stars on Golden State's roster after Draymond Green was ejected late in the second ...
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Mark Melancon sprints to the mound and his heart starts racing - at precisely 183 beats per minute.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - A key to the Oakland Athletics' young and relatively inexperienced starting rotation will be to consistently get the ball to the bullpen ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Love won't be able to help the Cavaliers down the stretch this season.
NEW YORK (AP) - Charles Oakley is allowed back in Madison Square Garden, though the former New York Knicks star says he wants an apology before ...
If Doc Rivers had any advice for Steve Kerr, it would probably be to forget about Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry at the All-Star Game.
DENVER (AP) - The sellout crowd at the Pepsi Center came to see the sharpshooters, and they did. Only, it wasn't the Golden State Warriors ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray is starting fresh, ready to be Oakland's reliable ace again.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Matt Cain is facing a competition for the fifth spot in the San Francisco Giants' starting rotation.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants' even-year demise came down to a shaky bullpen that had been oh so reliable in the club's ...
Stephen Curry had no preconceived notion on how being Kevin Durant's teammate was supposed to work.