SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Kawhi Leonard tends to shrug off all the accolades for his defensive prowess. He will almost always credit his teammates and coach for any praise he receives.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Alex Ovechkin scored twice, Braden Holtby had 31 saves and the Washington Capitals moved one game closer to a sweep in their first-round playoff series with a 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers and their disgruntled fans Monday night.
BOSTON (AP) - The Ethiopians ran past the Kenyans on their way to the Boston Marathon finish line Monday and nearly swept them off the victory podium.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld an estimated $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players, potentially ending a troubled chapter in league history.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr acknowledged a different feeling when he walked back into the Oakland Raiders' facility for the start of the offseason program Monday.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Getting down in a series seems to bring out the best of the Los Angeles Kings. Especially when they're playing the San Jose Sharks.
OAKLAND (AP) - As Stephen Curry emphatically waved his arms to ignite the crowd and coached from the bench when he could do little else, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors' supporting cast proved they can win on the playoff stage without their NBA MVP.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Craig Smith had a goal and an assist, Pekka Rinne made 27 saves and the Nashville Predators confidently claimed their second straight road victory to open their first-round series against the Anaheim Ducks.
MONACO (AP) - Rafael Nadal is glad he won a ninth Monte Carlo Masters title the hard way, after defeating Frenchman Gael Monfils 7-5, 5-7, 6-0 in an error-strewn final Sunday.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Carl Edwards took his first celebratory back flip of the season and easily stuck the landing.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 31 points in his first playoff game since being injured last year in the NBA Finals and Kevin Love added 28, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 106-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - Minjee Lee won the Lotte Championship on Saturday for her second LPGA Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a one-stroke victory.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Branden Grace has had his share of big moments. He believes winning the RBC Heritage is his biggest, by far.
After grabbing the lead following his final pit stop of the day Frenchman Simon Pagenaud (Team Penske PPG Automotive Refinish #22) held off New Zealand's Scott Dixon (Target Ganassi Racing #9) over the final 24 laps to earn the victory in Sunday's 42nd running of the Verizon IndyCar series Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joe Pavelski and Martin Jones took only a moment's satisfaction from a second straight excellent road effort by the San Jose Sharks.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Robbie Ray pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning despite some control issues, Jake Lamb hit a bases-loaded triple and the Arizona ...
STOCKTON (AP) -Logan Taylor homered and had two hits, and Nick Neidert allowed just one hit over six innings as the Modesto Nuts beat the ...
OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics are pulling the tarps and opening a portion of the upper deck at the Coliseum for their upcoming 10-game homestand.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) - Three explosions went off near the team bus of Borussia Dortmund, one of Germany's top soccer clubs, as it set off ...
GENEVA (AP) - The North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup has asked FIFA for a decision in June 2018, two years ahead of ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Dwight Howard had 19 points and 12 rebounds as the resurgent Atlanta Hawks won their fourth straight game, routing the listless Charlotte Hornets ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Stephen Curry has the best-selling jersey in the NBA for the second consecutive year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Giants are relieved star catcher Buster Posey appears to be OK after getting hit in the helmet with a pitch.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Oakland starter Jharel Cotton kept getting interrupted during his warmups Monday, first by Melissa Ethridge rocking out the National Anthem, then ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The theme emanating from the 49ers' headquarters amid their transition to a fourth coaching staff in four seasons is all about culture.
OAKLAND (AP) - Rudy Gobert had 17 points and 18 rebounds, Joe Johnson added a key 3-pointer with 80 seconds remaining and the Utah Jazz beat ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks are hobbling into the playoffs instead of rolling into them.
NEW YORK (AP) - A final on or around the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Modern stadiums across the United States and perhaps in ...
MIAMI (AP) - Tyler Johnson scored 24 points, including the game's final four from the foul line, and the Miami Heat remained alive in the ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bruce Bochy can only hope returning home to familiar scenery might help get his Giants going at last.