SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeff Kellogg will be the umpire crew chief for the World Series, and four other umps have been picked to work the event for the first time.
NEW YORK (AP) - Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers center Daniel Kilgore is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery Tuesday on a fractured left ankle sustained in the third quarter of Sunday night's loss at Denver.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S women's soccer team is winning in a no-win situation. Of course, the Americans should beat Haiti by a bunch of goals. And, of course, the Haitians are going to park themselves in front of their own net to keep the score as respectable as possible.
SINGAPORE (AP) - A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official - none of it could stop Serena Williams' winning streak at the WTA Finals.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Confident and in command, the Houston Texans appeared poised for the biggest win of Bill O'Brien's brief tenure.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Jeff Ayres had 15 points and rookie Kyle Anderson added 14 points as the San Antonio Spurs overcame DeMarcus Cousin's 32 points and 11 rebounds to rally for a 106-99 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down - not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum walked silently through the bustling clubhouse before Saturday's workout and stuck his left arm straight out as he passed Jean Machi's locker, offering a friendly fist bump to the reliever.
DENVER (AP) - Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory Sunday night.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - David Ousted made three saves and the Vancouver Whitecaps tied the San Jose Earthquakes 0-0 on Saturday night to regain sole possession of the fifth and final Western Conference playoff position.
OAKLAND (AP) - Carson Palmer made a triumphant return to Oakland.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Buck Showalter knew he was in trouble when the seventh inning rolled around and his Orioles were trailing the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series.
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.