CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score Sunday, and the Carolina Panthers took an important step toward securing home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with a 37-29 win over the Green Bay Packers.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors found their offense in time to keep their perfect record.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Brad Keselowski was dominating at Texas, leading lap after lap and getting oh so close to a victory that would have given him one of the four championship-contending spots in the Chase for the Sprint Cup finale.
SHANGHAI (AP) - Russell Knox raised both arms in the air, closed his eyes and tilted his head toward the heavens as if he couldn't believe what he had just done.
SANTA CLARA . (AP) - While coach Jim Tomsula presented the 49ers' quarterback change this week as a chance for benched Colin Kaepernick to get a chance to "breathe," Kaepernick insists he's still preparing as he would a usual week and will support starter Blaine Gabbert on Sunday against Atlanta.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - The one-win Detroit Lions, looking nothing like the team that reached the playoffs last season, fired team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew on Thursday and promised to bring in new leadership to put a consistent winner on the field.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Even at age 36 and approaching an impressive milestone, Patrick Marleau still has the speed that's made him so effective throughout his career.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane can finally focus solely on his NHL career after avoiding criminal charges in a rape investigation, with prosecutors ending a bizarre three-month ordeal that put one of hockey's biggest stars at the center of intense speculation and criticism.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - His appeals rejected, Matt Kenseth defiantly vowed Thursday to race as he always has and accused NASCAR of "unfairly" making an example out of him with a two-race suspension for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano over the weekend at Martinsville.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Andy Dalton plopped down in the chair and didn't even wait for the first question.
SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays didn't wait long to pull off the first significant trade of the offseason.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland running back Taiwan Jones is in a good place these days, both from a mental standpoint and his role in the Raiders offense.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants declined their 2016 contract options on outfielders Nori Aoki and Marlon Byrd.
SHANGHAI - Jordan Spieth wore a black tunic with red trim around the collar to take part in a Chinese drum ceremony late Tuesday afternoon just as the Shanghai skyline began to glow with lights behind him and three other top players.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Welcome to The Jungle, Johnny.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Thornton had two assists to become the 33rd player to reach 1,300 career points and the San Jose Sharks extended ...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Angelique Kerber and Victoria Azarenka were warming up for their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open on Wednesday when, in a media ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Blake Griffin is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken shooting hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member ...
OAKLAND - The Spurs were licking their wounds, the Clippers were trying to comprehend theirs, and what were the Warriors doing Tuesday?
BOSTON (AP) - Dick's Sporting Goods said it plans to donate unsellable Patriots AFC Championship gear to a nonprofit after the team lost 20-18 to ...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - You still see T-shirts around the home of the New England Patriots with coach Bill Belichick's scowling face and the mantra ...
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - Police recommended felony charges of vehicular assault and hit-and-run against Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman on Monday for an October car crash ...
ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) - Jason Kidd figures that he will have a higher cellphone bill after getting stuck at home while recuperating from hip surgery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum says he is pulling out of his title fight at UFC 196 on Feb. 6.
NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball's strike zone could be getting a slight lift.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams attacked Maria Sharapova's strength and it helped extend her complete domination of their rivalry, earning the six-time Australian Open ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins set a Sacramento record with 56 points, most by an NBA player this season, but the Charlotte Hornets beat the Kings ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry and the dominant Warriors aren't just beating teams anymore, they're throwing staggering knockout punches against the NBA's best ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - For the Los Angeles Kings, a one-goal deficit never seems daunting no matter how late in the game it gets.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - On a team that prides itself on humility, efficiency and selflessness, Kawhi Leonard is the most Spur-like of them all.