LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Bob Baffert was a big-shot quarter horse trainer when he took his cowboy hat and scuffed boots to the high-class world of thoroughbred racing. He gave himself three years to make a splash. After a slow start and some embarrassing losses, he found his footing.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rickie Fowler made three big putts in a row and won his second straight match Thursday to secure his spot in the round of 16 on the weekend at the Match Play Championship.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The third man in the ring on Saturday night has been in more big fights than Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao put together.
OAKLAND (AP) - All eyes were on Mike Trout as he tracked Ike Davis' long fly ball to the wall. He had to make a late adjustment but was able to haul it in, prompting Los Angeles closer Huston Street to pump his fist into the air.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Thunder hired Florida's Billy Donovan as their coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise win an NBA championship in Oklahoma City.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has granted a motion from prosecutors that gives them until at least July 22 to decide whether to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction.
NEW YORK (AP) - An agitated Stephen Strasburg settled down in a hurry after a rocky start and the Washington Nationals became the first visiting team to win at Citi Field this season, beating the New York Mets 8-2 on Thursday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mike Dunleavy scored 20 points and Chicago came close to an NBA playoff record, finally putting away Milwaukee with a 120-66 victory in Game 6 to clinch their first-round series Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joel Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joc Pederson, Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier homered off Ryan Vogelsong in the first inning and Jimmy Rollins hit another one off him in the third, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Johnny Giavotella hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Angels held on to beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Wednesday night.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jarryd Hayne has found himself discussing snakes, kangaroos and koalas - all things Aussie - in the middle of San Francisco's locker room right along with the routes and responsibilities from his daunting new NFL playbook.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - His middle name is Money, or at least it used to be before Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped flashing $100,000 wads of cash every time he saw a camera.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Even with a new format, the objective didn't change in the Match Play Championship.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Bob Baffert clapped his hands to his mouth when early 5-2 favorite American Pharoah avoided the dreaded No. 1 post for the Kentucky Derby. The anxiety wasn't over yet.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Not even in grade school, Tom Brady cried from his seat at The Stick when Dwight Clark made "The Catch."
ALAMEDA (AP) - Cornerback David Amerson has what he believes is the perfect remedy for the Raiders' defense to counter the high altitude in Mexico City.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - His race team built him a car fitting for the baddest man on wheels. Tony Stewart will take his final NASCAR ride ...
BERKELEY (AP) - Growing up in Texas, Davis Webb knew all about the Big Game rivalry between California and Stanford.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann has grown impatient with the whining American prospects who fail to earn playing time on their clubs.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden had 26 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds for his third triple-double of the season to help the Houston Rockets beat ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - When Derek Carr was preparing for the 2014 NFL draft, there was one quarterback-needy team that never came calling.
INGLEWOOD (AP) - Stan Kroenke had dreamed of turning over this particular ceremonial shovelful of dirt ever since his first pre-dawn glimpse of this corner of ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - When Luke Kuechly was carted off the field with a concussion, the tears streaming down his face as he left, it ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Commissioner Rob Manfred says baseball wants to study high-profile positions within the sport to see if certain qualifications predict success, a step that ...
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - A great start to the week got even better for Stewart Cink on Thursday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jaden Schwartz realizes it was just one regular season game. However, the St. Louis winger still felt plenty of satisfaction.
CHICAGO (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels stumbled, Mike Trout soared again.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics are staying put under new leadership and determined to find the right location for an intimate new ballpark that brings ...