MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James leaped onto a courtside table as the postgame celebration was starting, thumped his chest and punched the air.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome was made the odds-on favorite at 3-5 on Wednesday for the Preakness Stakes, and he drew an inside post position in the 10-horse field that includes a filly for the first time in five years.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy was released from jail on $17,000 bond Wednesday, one day after being arrested on charges of assault on a female and communicating threats. Hardy left jail wearing sweatpants and a black tank top but did not comment. Charlotte Mecklenburg County Judge Rebecca Thorne Tin called Hardy a potential threat and ordered him not to have any contact with the accuser and to attend three Alcoholic Anonymous meetings per week.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) - The moment that rocked Cleveland, when NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Johnny Manziel was coming, even wobbled one of the Browns.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Trevor Lewis scored his fourth goal of the postseason, Jonathan Quick made 21 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings forced a seventh game in the Freeway Faceoff series with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 6 on Wednesday night.
STANFORD, California (AP) - United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann says his team has some serious catching up to do a month before its World Cup opener.
DETROIT (AP) - Stan Van Gundy has agreed to a $35-million, five-year contract to be the Detroit Pistons' coach and president of basketball operations, a person with knowledge of the details said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Russell Westbrook scored 38 points and made three free throws with 6.4 seconds remaining, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a seven-point deficit in the final 50 seconds to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-104 on Tuesday night to go up 3-2 in the Western Conference semifinals.
DANVILLE (AP) - Rohan Dennis of Australia bolted to the front within the final 300 yards to win the hot and hilly third stage and reduce Bradley Wiggins' race lead at the Tour of California on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mike Minor pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and Evan Gattis drove in a run with his first career triple as the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants for the first time in five tries this season, 5-0 on Tuesday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Brandon Moss homered twice and Drew Pomeranz and three relievers combined on a four-hit shutout as the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 9-0 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive win.
NEW YORK (AP) - NBA owners discussed Donald Sterling's CNN interview and the plans to terminate his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday in the third meeting of the advisory/finance committee.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson says Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has badly outdated views about minorities and is shockingly ignorant about HIV and AIDS for such a prominent public figure.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Here's a suggestion for how Adam Scott should spend Sunday afternoon in the Bahamas.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault had trouble finding the words to describe goaltender Henrik Lundqvist.
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.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - A Chip Kelly-coached team is usually synonymous with a fast-paced and prolific offense.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Deciding to go for a game-winning two-point conversion in the final minute might not have been the boldest move Raiders coach Jack Del ...
East Union got solid efforts from its top two golfers, who powered the Lancers to a 254-284 Valley Oak League victory over Manteca at Manteca ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Joe Pavelski isn't the United States' oldest player at the World Cup of Hockey, nor does he have the most skill, size ...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The NCAA's decision to pull seven championships out of North Carolina ratchets up the pressure on this college sports-crazy state ...
GENEVA (AP) - Confidential medical data of gold medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and other female U.S. Olympians was hacked ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Vin Scully says the last ballgame he will broadcast is the Los Angeles Dodgers' regular-season finale - regardless of whether they reach the ...
Abby Wambach says she abused alcohol and prescription drugs for years until her arrest for driving under the influence in April.