ANAHEIM (AP) - Craig Smith had a goal and an assist, Pekka Rinne made 27 saves and the Nashville Predators confidently claimed their second straight road victory to open their first-round series against the Anaheim Ducks.
MONACO (AP) - Rafael Nadal is glad he won a ninth Monte Carlo Masters title the hard way, after defeating Frenchman Gael Monfils 7-5, 5-7, 6-0 in an error-strewn final Sunday.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Carl Edwards took his first celebratory back flip of the season and easily stuck the landing.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 31 points in his first playoff game since being injured last year in the NBA Finals and Kevin Love added 28, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 106-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - Minjee Lee won the Lotte Championship on Saturday for her second LPGA Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a one-stroke victory.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Branden Grace has had his share of big moments. He believes winning the RBC Heritage is his biggest, by far.
After grabbing the lead following his final pit stop of the day Frenchman Simon Pagenaud (Team Penske PPG Automotive Refinish #22) held off New Zealand's Scott Dixon (Target Ganassi Racing #9) over the final 24 laps to earn the victory in Sunday's 42nd running of the Verizon IndyCar series Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joe Pavelski and Martin Jones took only a moment's satisfaction from a second straight excellent road effort by the San Jose Sharks.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are preparing to play without NBA MVP Stephen Curry for Game 2 of their playoff series against Houston as he nurses an ankle injury.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jeff Samardzija learned the hard way last season that the grass wasn't necessarily greener on the south side of Chicago than it was during his six-plus seasons on the north side - not by a long shot.
OAKLAND (AP) - Billy Burns' speed, along with a little luck, helped Oakland win its first home series.
BOSTON (AP) - Adrianne Haslet heard all the talk about taking back Boylston Street in the years after the Boston Marathon bombings.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors had their chance to celebrate their record-setting regular season before turning their focus to even bigger goals.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On a night when two of the Giants' runs came in on wild pitches by Clayton Kershaw and three errors were committed by their middle infielders, San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy could only look at his team's latest loss as something he'd like his players to put behind them as quickly as possible.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics are struggling offensively and are using the bullpen a little bit too much. Catcher Stephen Vogt, an All-Star a year ago, is keeping the faith.
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.
MORAGA (AP) - When Randy Bennett arrived at Saint Mary's 16 years ago, he never envisioned it would be a destination job.
OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green approached Kevin Durant near the end of Golden State's bench and quickly their discussion escalated into a heated dispute, both ...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Evander Kane scored 1:05 into overtime and the Buffalo Sabres overcame a three-goal deficit in the third period to defeat ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Kemba Walker, Nicolas Batum and Marco Belinelli each had 17 points as the Charlotte Hornets snapped a seven-game losing streak with ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Kings star DeMarcus Cousins has been handed his automatic one-game suspension for his 16th technical of the season. He also was fined $25 ...