LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant's torn right rotator cuff will be re-examined Monday before the Los Angeles Lakers decide whether the superstar guard needs potentially season-ending surgery.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.
OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr knows the Golden State Warriors will have tougher days ahead this season, that there are higher hurdles to clear and bigger goals to reach.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco man is one race away from completing seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.
Pau and Marc Gasol have been voted the first brothers to start in the NBA All-Star game, while Toronto's Kyle Lowry made a late surge in fan balloting and will start for the Eastern Conference.
Jeff Gordon, with a nagging back injury, a young family he wanted to spend more time with and a phenom waiting in the wings at Hendrick Motorsports, knew midway through last season that he had one more year in him.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday's NFC championship game, a person with knowledge of the fine told The Associated Press on Thursday.
LA QUINTA (AP) - Phil Mickelson got most of the attention in his return to competition after a four-month break. Blake Adams got a lot more out of his comeback round.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California's governing board tabled a policy on Thursday that would have made the public college system the nation's second to tie bonuses awarded to winning athletic coaches to how well their players do in the classroom.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry got involved in a rare altercation before finishing with 22 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 126-113 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record 17th straight home win.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Brook Lopez had 22 points and six blocks and the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Sacramento Kings 103-100 on Wednesday night for only their second win in the last 10.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Second baseman Marco Scutaro was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andre Ward wrote out his retirement speech a few times in the last two years. With his usual fastidious style, the super middleweight champion laid out every reason he felt he had to end his unblemished boxing career in his prime.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - An agitated Roger Federer spat out the question that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova easily could have asked the players who pushed them to the limits in the second round of the Australian Open.
SAN JOSE (AP) - After an up-and-down start to the season, the San Jose Sharks head into the All-Star break on quite the roll.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams is one win away from another Grand Slam milestone after beating Agnieszka Radwanska 6-0, 6-4 in an Australian Open semifinal ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - New San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly finally found a defensive coordinator, hiring former Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil on ...
OAKLAND (AP) - More often than not, Klay Thompson takes a backseat to NBA MVP Stephen Curry without a complaint.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - C.J. McCollum scored 18 points, Damian Lillard had 15 points and 12 assists and Portland shut down red-hot DeMarcus Cousins in ...
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.