SAN FRRANCISCO (AP) - Before he closes his book, San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence stares and stares at a card marking his page.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Adam Scott was a late entry into Colonial because he wanted to play while ranked No. 1 in the world.
STANFORD. (AP) - Matt Besler and Geoff Cameron might hear it from every angle if they were paying any attention or had a moment's spare time. They could be reminded every day that this is the first time since 1990 the U.S. heads to a World Cup with no central defenders having played previous minutes in soccer's showcase event.
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Colin Montgomerie learned something about playing major championship golf at the age of 51 in the Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores.
MONTECAMPIONE, Italy (AP) - Fabio Aru of Italy claimed a solo victory on the tough uphill finish to Montecampione in the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday for his first Grand Tour victory.
NEW YORK (AP) - Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome galloped two miles around Belmont Park as part of his preparations for the Belmont Stakes on June 7.
CARSON (AP) - Landon Donovan broke the Major League Soccer goal record Sunday night, scoring his 135th and 136th regular-season goals in the Los Angeles Galaxy's 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Defending Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson passed Matt Kenseth with nine laps to go and won the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night for his first victory of the season.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Kurt Busch's attempt at completing "The Double" ended Sunday night after his car blew an engine late in the Coca-Cola 600.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kurt Busch craned his neck toward a monitor and studied the Indianapolis 500 practice results. He didn't seem happy with his final practice speed, roughly 3 mph off the pace and not good enough in the Andretti Autosport backup he was forced into after wrecking his own, faster car earlier this week.
STANFORD (AP) - Julian Green first met most of his U.S. soccer teammates just a few months ago at a training session in Europe shortly before the German-American committed to playing for the United States.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Donald Sterling is turning his ownership stake in the Los Angeles Clippers over to his estranged wife, and she is in talks with the NBA to sell the team, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday.
MIAMI (AP) - Indiana's Paul George will play in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, which comes as no surprise to the Miami Heat. They were expecting him there all along.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed guard Brandon Thomas to a four-year deal. Thomas was taken 100th overall out of Clemson. He played in 49 games in college, starting 30 games at tackle and nine at guard. He earned first-team All-ACC honors last season. Thomas is recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee suffered during a workout last month.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - PGA Tour rookie Brice Garnett grew up in a small Missouri town where his home course is a nine-hole layout.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods signed up for his first Wyndham Championship knowing a win would definitively keep his season from ending.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Madison Bumgarner homered in his second straight start and struck out six in 6 1/3 innings to lift the San Francisco Giants ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The San Francisco Giants sent pitcher Chris Heston to Triple-A Sacramento on Friday, hoping to give him a small break before the stretch ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Drew Smyly pitched into the sixth inning for his first win in more than 11 months and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will take on former boxing champion Holly Holm in her next bout on Jan. 2.
MASON, Ohio (AP) - Novak Djokovic played his best match. Serena Williams? Well, she needed to pull a Serena to move on.
HOUSTON (AP) - Mike Fiers has pitched the second no-hitter in the major leagues in nine days, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-0 victory over ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball can suspend players with pay when legal charges are pending in "exceptional cases" under a new domestic violence policy ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jimmie Ward is wearing a snazzy new shoe these days. Not that it's even noticeable.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs coach Andy Reid insists he has a handle on who will start along the offensive line when Kansas City opens ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Redskins acquired tight end Derek Carrier from the San Francisco 49ers on Friday.
MASON, Ohio (AP) - Novak Djokovic smacked his racket on the court after losing serve, seemingly headed for another unexplainable loss at a tournament that has ...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods kept saying his game was getting better, even though his results didn't show it.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera offered this edict to his players before the start of this week's joint practices with ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jarryd Hayne certainly had no intention of inducing a collective laugh when it came to his thoughts on the fair catch in ...