SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After an offseason spending spree that targeted most of San Francisco's glaring holes, manager Bruce Bochy heads into spring training with fewer questions than ever about the Giants roster.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Taylor Swift's official switch from country to pop with her multi-hit, best-selling "1989" album brought the singer her second Grammy Award win for album of the year.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The sprightly girl aboard the hand-me-down bike had started to cry, tears trickling down her cheeks 50 miles into the longest ride of her life.
TORONTO (AP) - All-Star weekend is one of the biggest of the NBA season for stars like LeBron James, Steph Curry, James Harden and Dwyane Wade.
TORONTO (AP) - On the night that he entered the NBA in 2003, someone asked LeBron James to assess the potential of the draft class that he was headlining as the No. 1 pick.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Chase Elliott was too young to really remember celebrating in victory lane with his father, dressed in a shirt that matched Bill Elliott's firesuit and a little finger pointed toward the sky because daddy was No. 1.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kei Nishikori had practiced against teenager Taylor Fritz a few times over the past couple years without beating the American even once.
PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Vaughn Taylor is headed home to the Masters with his first PGA Tour victory in more than a decade, and he can't believe it.
TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant said his NBA All-Star Game goodbye and the next generation of the West's best sent him off a winner, rolling to a record-setting 196-173 victory over the East on Sunday night.
LODI (AP) - Authorities say a skydiver has died after crashing against a wall next a road near the Lodi Airport.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve.
TORONTO (AP) - When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in the deal that would dart around the back hallways of the Air Canada Center dribbling basketballs and bouncing off the walls.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers have traded power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for a pair of prospects.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Sung Kang didn't know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn't realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing his card Friday that he set the course record with a career-low 60.
TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala was fined $10,000 by the NBA on Monday for what the league called "inappropriate comments" following ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Pavelski scored twice, backup goalie Aaron Dell made 29 saves to win his fourth straight start, and the San Jose Sharks ...
INDIAN WELLS (AP) - Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal began their paths toward a possible quarterfinal meeting at the BNP Paribas Open with straight-set victories Sunday.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The West Region of the NCAA Tournament has a decidedly Western feel for a change.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. finished speaking to reporters after winning the NASCAR Cup race Sunday and retreated into a corner of the media ...
HAMAR, Norway (AP) - Joakim Jensen finally ended what is believed to be the longest game in hockey history, scoring in the eighth overtime in the ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Adrian Peterson visited the Seattle Seahawks, while his original team in Minnesota hosted fellow free agent running back Eddie Lacy.
SQUAW VALLEY (AP) - Mikaela Shiffrin shook her head after a final run that featured plenty of mistakes followed by some remarkable recoveries.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Aníbal Godoy scored in the 79th minute, capping the San Jose Earthquakes' comeback from a two-goal deficit in a 3-2 win ...
NICE, France (AP) - History cruelly repeated itself for Alberto Contador as the Spaniard missed out on a third Paris-Nice victory by just two seconds on ...
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Adam Hadwin is skipping his first World Golf Championship and asking for a refund for his honeymoon to Tahiti.
MIAMI (AP) - Nolan Arenado and Buster Posey homered and drove in three runs apiece to help the United States earn a berth in the second ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Bradley Beal scored 21 of his 38 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to lead the Washington Wizards to their fourth straight ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Stephen Curry got free for a clean look, and a record crowd at Target Center held its collective breath when he let it ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Suspended Oakland Raiders player Aldon Smith claims he was not detained for public intoxication Thursday.