NEW YORK (AP) - Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this year.
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Jordan Spieth spent the first official practice day of the new year in good company.
OAKLAND (AP) - Henderson Alvarez can earn $1.6 million in performance bonuses based on starts in addition to his $4.25 million salary as part of his one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The playoffs are here, and nobody seems to know what to make of them.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - With the New York Giants facing a difficult decision on his coaching future after four straight years out of the playoffs, Tom Coughlin walked away gracefully, doing what was best for him.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a torn ligament in the thumb on his throwing hand and surgery has been recommended. That could happen as soon as this week once he receives a second opinion on the injury.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says he is "very optimistic" All-American Shaq Lawson will play in the national title game against Alabama after the defensive end missed most of the Tigers' semifinal victory with a knee injury.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Heading into the offseason with uncertainty is old hat for the Oakland Raiders, who have had nine head coaches and 17 starting quarterbacks during a 13-year stretch of no winning record or playoff berths.
OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green became the second Warriors player ever to post three straight triple-doubles and Golden State rolled to its 35th straight regular-season home win, 111-101 over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 33 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings took advantage of Kevin Durant being out of the lineup to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-104 on Monday night.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York is retaining Trent Baalke with the idea that the general manager will hire a new coach and turn around this once-proud franchise in a hurry.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs owner Clark Hunt expects at least one NFL franchise to be play in Los Angeles next season, though he declined to speculate Sunday whether the Raiders, Chargers or Rams are the leading candidate.
TORONTO (AP) - For one half, Jimmy Butler was better than Michael Jordan.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson's offensive line has conquered challenges all season. Its final one - and perhaps biggest - will come in the national championship game against Alabama's dominating defense.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula was fired by the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night after one disappointing season, with an announcement just more than two hours after the season finale.
ATLANTA (AP) - Video gamers now have a chance to compete for an NBA title, in an actual NBA arena and get paid by the some ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Tirico is taking over from Bob Costas as the prime-time host of NBC's Olympics coverage starting next winter in South ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Charles Oakley maintains he did nothing wrong before he was surrounded by Madison Square Garden security officials.
BOSTON (AP) - David Pastrnak made sure Bruce Cassidy's Boston coaching career got off to a winning start.
PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Jordan Spieth could barely stand up and worried his hat would fly off in the middle of his swing.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - For the third straight offseason, San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York hired a new head coach and introduced him with a news ...
OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors got their pass-happy, 3-point swishing groove back.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - For one night, the Sacramento Kings showed they could beat a good team without their All-Star center.
PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Jordan Spieth, still only 23, was amazed that this is the fifth time he has played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
NEW YORK (AP) - Anderson Silva strode onto the stage toward his opponent, extended his hand and went for the hearty shake. He flashed a wide ...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR will not permit damaged race cars to return to the track this season unless the repairs can be made on ...
PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk is tweaking the U.S. points system to put more value on winning PGA Tour events than ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sergio Romo is close to finalizing a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers to become their setup man.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Infielder Gordon Beckham agreed to a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants and will attend big league spring training.
OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics right-hander Daniel Mengden had right foot surgery Wednesday in Houston after breaking a bone during a bullpen session at home Jan. 31.