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.
PHOENIX (AP) - The NFL is taking its extra-point experiment to the Pro Bowl.
PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Paul Broadhurst shot a 6-under 66 at Pebble Beach on Friday to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the ...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Matt Forte scored three touchdown runs and Ryan Fitzpatrick finally solved Rex Ryan's defense, leading the New York Jets ...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - It hasn't taken long for the Raiders to get a pretty good feel for how teams plan to counter the tandem ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Tony Stewart's complex personality was on display at media day for NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Ryon Healy's long shot left the Kansas City Royals a longshot to return to postseason play.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bruce Bochy gave his guys an afternoon off from batting practice and a late report time to the ballpark. His players got ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The longer he's in the NFL, the quicker Blaine Gabbert wants to get rid of the ball.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A plan to build an NFL stadium in Las Vegas and lure the Raiders from Oakland crossed a major hurdle Thursday when ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - John Tortorella stood in the middle of the ice and bellowed at the top of his lungs: "Too slow! We're too slow ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Not only are the Dallas Cowboys the most valuable team in the NFL, they are worth more than any franchise in sports.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Things have become so bad for the San Francisco Giants that Bruce Bochy is second-guessing his own managerial decisions. Madison Bumgarner is ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals may be angry, but that is not converting into many September victories.
ALAMEDA (AP) - When the game is on the line in the closing minutes, Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr looks for inspiration in an unusual place.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryan Schimpf hit a go-ahead three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Francisco Giants' bullpen gave up ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Joakim Soria blew another save and the Kansas City Royals' chances to return to the postseason took another hit.