EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - With the New York Giants facing a difficult decision on his coaching future after four straight years out of the playoffs, Tom Coughlin walked away gracefully, doing what was best for him.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a torn ligament in the thumb on his throwing hand and surgery has been recommended. That could happen as soon as this week once he receives a second opinion on the injury.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says he is "very optimistic" All-American Shaq Lawson will play in the national title game against Alabama after the defensive end missed most of the Tigers' semifinal victory with a knee injury.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Heading into the offseason with uncertainty is old hat for the Oakland Raiders, who have had nine head coaches and 17 starting quarterbacks during a 13-year stretch of no winning record or playoff berths.
OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green became the second Warriors player ever to post three straight triple-doubles and Golden State rolled to its 35th straight regular-season home win, 111-101 over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 33 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings took advantage of Kevin Durant being out of the lineup to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-104 on Monday night.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York is retaining Trent Baalke with the idea that the general manager will hire a new coach and turn around this once-proud franchise in a hurry.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs owner Clark Hunt expects at least one NFL franchise to be play in Los Angeles next season, though he declined to speculate Sunday whether the Raiders, Chargers or Rams are the leading candidate.
TORONTO (AP) - For one half, Jimmy Butler was better than Michael Jordan.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson's offensive line has conquered challenges all season. Its final one - and perhaps biggest - will come in the national championship game against Alabama's dominating defense.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula was fired by the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night after one disappointing season, with an announcement just more than two hours after the season finale.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings won the NFC North by holding on for a 20-13 win Sunday night over the Green Bay Packers.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Johnny Manziel's weekend itinerary remains a mystery.
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Charles Woodson walked off the field one last time Sunday, his sterling career spent mostly with the Oakland Raiders coming to an end exactly where it began 18 years ago.
DENVER (AP) - Not since he was a skinny 18-year-old freshman at the University of Tennessee has Peyton Manning served as a backup.
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.