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.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Atlanta, New Orleans and Santa Clara, California, were selected to host College Football Playoff national championship games from a group of nine cities and regions.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Michael Crabtree's resurrection in Oakland this season has caught many people around the NFL by surprise, particularly given the way the wide receiver's final two years with San Francisco went.
PHOENIX (AP) - Eric Bledsoe scored 19 points, Brandon Knight added 17 and the Phoenix Suns routed the Sacramento Kings 118-97 Wednesday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - After four lopsided wins to open the season, the Golden State Warriors were happy to find themselves in a nail-biter for a change.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Three years after Colin Kaepernick took over as starting quarterback and led the San Francisco 49ers on a Super Bowl run, coach Jim Tomsula decided that his struggling quarterback needed a break and his dormant offense needed a change.
OAKLAND (AP) - The way Kevin Durant does it all on both ends for Golden State, triple-doubles will certainly come. They may not be flashy, and ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks are stumbling into the playoffs instead of peaking as usual at this time of year.
DENVER (AP) - Spoiler is an unfamiliar role for Von Miller and Chris Harris Jr., who get to see what it's like to play for ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - Suspended Oakland Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith will not be reinstated by the NFL this season.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 32 points and made two critical layups before leaving with a leg injury and Kevin Love scored 30, helping the ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders played the Denver Broncos the first time this season, they relied heavily on the run.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The 49ers players realize significant changes could be coming after one of the worst seasons in franchise history.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - It took just two NFL seasons for Trent Brown to go from questionable prospect to a building block.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Plenty has changed around the Oakland Raiders between starts at quarterbacks by Matt McGloin.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - CJ McCollum scored 20 points and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 102-89 victory over the Sacramento ...
OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors played one of their most dominant quarters to start the game, building a 25-point lead. Then, there were turnovers ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant is calling on the NBA to toss out the Last Two Minute Report because he, like the league's officials, believes ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - While Derek Carr underwent surgery to repair his broken right leg on Tuesday, the Oakland Raiders began preparing for a playoff run without ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - If Colin Kaepernick is concerned about his future with the 49ers, the veteran quarterback certainly isn't showing it. At least not ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James was jolted forward when the massive crowd swelled from the sidewalks and into Cleveland's streets, surrounding the convertible that he ...