MALAGA, Spain (AP) - After two convulsive days that saw former Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali thrown out and a time trial deemed dangerous, Peter Sagan helped establish a sense of normality to the Spanish Vuelta after winning its third stage on Monday.
IINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Defending champion Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic opened with a 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory Monday over Latvia's Ernests Gulbis in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open.
BEIJING (AP) - They both lifted their arms to celebrate before the finish line.
NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders added an impressive group this offseason. They brought in 10 men who combined for 102 years of playing experience with 15 Pro Bowl appearances, five All-Pro selections and one Hall of Fame induction.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula has said it over and over again: He reserves the right to back off NaVorro Bowman if he senses the star middle linebacker might need a break.
OAKLAND (AP) - Ron Washington is back in the dugout where he got his big league start as a coach, promoted to his old position as third base coach for the Oakland Athletics on Monday after the club dismissed Mike Gallego.
SEATTLE (AP) - Danny Valencia homered and Stephen Vogt doubled twice in Oakland's seven-run fifth inning, and the Athletics climbed out of a big hole against Hisashi Iwakuma for an 11-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Miguel Cotto's fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is anywhere near as difficult as the negotiations to get them in the ring together, boxing fans are in for a treat this fall.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Long black hair swinging from his helmet, 303-pound defensive lineman Mike Purcell intercepted Dustin Vaughan's pass and returned it 37 yards for a touchdown to help the San Francisco 49ers beat the Dallas Cowboys 23-6 on Sunday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Sean Doolittle's first appearance in nearly three months didn't go very well. Fresh off the disabled list, the Athletics closer lasted just five batters and let a late one-run lead slip away.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored his 12th goal of the season 4 minutes into the game and the San Jose Earthquakes beat Eastern Conference-leading D.C. United 2-0 on Saturday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The San Francisco Giants had their chances, but just couldn't take advantage of their opportunities.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Charles Johnson and Chase Ford each caught touchdown passes in the second quarter for the Minnesota Vikings, who came back from an hour-plus weather delay to defeat the Oakland Raiders 20-12 on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian apologized Sunday for his behavior and inappropriate language at a team event the night before.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals may be angry, but that is not converting into many September victories.
ALAMEDA (AP) - When the game is on the line in the closing minutes, Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr looks for inspiration in an unusual place.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryan Schimpf hit a go-ahead three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Francisco Giants' bullpen gave up ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Joakim Soria blew another save and the Kansas City Royals' chances to return to the postseason took another hit.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - A Chip Kelly-coached team is usually synonymous with a fast-paced and prolific offense.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Deciding to go for a game-winning two-point conversion in the final minute might not have been the boldest move Raiders coach Jack Del ...
East Union got solid efforts from its top two golfers, who powered the Lancers to a 254-284 Valley Oak League victory over Manteca at Manteca ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Joe Pavelski isn't the United States' oldest player at the World Cup of Hockey, nor does he have the most skill, size ...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The NCAA's decision to pull seven championships out of North Carolina ratchets up the pressure on this college sports-crazy state ...
GENEVA (AP) - Confidential medical data of gold medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and other female U.S. Olympians was hacked ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Vin Scully says the last ballgame he will broadcast is the Los Angeles Dodgers' regular-season finale - regardless of whether they reach the ...
Abby Wambach says she abused alcohol and prescription drugs for years until her arrest for driving under the influence in April.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Ben Roethlisberger knew the retired Heath Miller, suspended teammates Le'Veon Bell and Martavis Bryant and the injured Markus Wheaton weren't ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - The most daring gambler on the NFL's first weekend turns out not to be much of a betting man at all.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hector Sanchez is getting a lot more comfortable with his swing and his role on the Padres since coming off the disabled ...