OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry scored a season-high 32 points and added seven assists and six rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors extended their recent home dominance against Portland with a 101-93 victory over the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Danilo Gallinari celebrated a contract extension by scoring 21 of his 23 points in the first half and the Denver Nuggets routed the Sacramento Kings 122-93 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory and fifth in a row on the road.
SAN JOSE ST. FOOTBALL COACH GETS EXTENSION: SAN JOSE (AP) - San Jose State football coach Mike MacIntyre has agreed to a contract extension through the 2017 season.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - With Novak Djokovic clutching his leg and struggling to breathe, it looked like the "Big 4" semifinal lineup at the Australian Open might not come together.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Eli Manning took home the MVP. Plaxico Burress had the game-winning catch. David Tyree got the biggest prize in the 2008 Super Bowl - an unforgettable moment that forever will be his.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The European Tour outshines the more lucrative PGA Tour this week when the top four golfers plus a resurgent Tiger Woods open their season at the Abu Dhabi Championship.
NEW YORK (AP) - Now that the NFL has labor peace for the next decade, Commissioner Roger Goodell has job security through the 2018 season.
NEW YORK (AP) - About 12 groups submitted initial bids to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt, several people familiar with the process said Tuesday.
GONZALEZ, NATIONALS MAKE 5-YEAR DEAL OFFICIAL: WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Nationals held a news conference Wednesday at their ballpark to show off their most significant offseason acquisition and pat themselves on the back for locking him down with a big contract.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - Hawaii makes everyone a little more laid back, including the NFL.
Alpine Meadows - Wed 6:50 am powder machine groomed 20-29 base 25 of 100 trails 50% open, 1200 acres, 7 of 14 lifts, Mon-Fri: 9a-4p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Michael Phelps. Missy Franklin. Jordyn Wieber. Ryan Lochte.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Ask Lem Banker about the New York Giants and he tells the story of how he won a bet against them in the 1958 NFL championship game, when Alan Ameche bowled into the end zone from a yard out in overtime to win it for the Baltimore Colts.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The next chapter in the Peyton Manning saga could take a decidedly defensive turn.
Scott Pruett will aim for the record books during the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina will undergo surgery Friday to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and could miss the rest of the season.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Soccer has once again emerged as the patriotic touchstone that unites Argentines as they teeter on the precipice, this time threatened by a debt crisis, soaring inflation and the scandal-plagued end to a 12-year political dynasty that has polarized the nation.
SAO PAULO (AP) - Another World Cup, another sad story for the Netherlands.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As awful as the San Francisco Giants have played for most of the last month, they are back in an enviable position: first place in the NL West.
SAO PAULO (AP) - The World Cup's second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight. Instead, a goalkeeper and two rock-solid defenses stole the show.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Pat Riley made his pitch. And now, LeBron James wants time to think.
SANTA BARBARA (AP) - Kobe Bryant feels great, would welcome Byron Scott as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, would love to play alongside free agent Carmelo Anthony and is pleased with the moves of the team's front office so far.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The New York Yankees' battered rotation may have suffered the most crucial loss of all.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A raging Donald Sterling denounced his wife, her lawyers and the NBA from the witness stand Wednesday, saying he will never sell the Los Angeles Clippers and vowing a lifetime of lawsuits against the league.
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - The Cavaliers have cleared a path for LeBron James to return to Cleveland.
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ARENBERG, France (AP) - An injured wrist was just too much for Tour de France champion Chris Froome, in one of the most memorable and crash-marred stages in recent race history.
OAKLAND (AP) - With 57 victories, the Oakland Athletics have their most wins ever before the All-Star break and lead the majors by a long shot. They still have five more chances to boost that number, too.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - With Neymar out injured, just about everyone in Brazil knew it would be tough against Germany.
SAO PAULO (AP) - Dutch captain and all-time top scorer Robin van Persie is in doubt for the World Cup semifinal against Argentina after succumbing to a stomach problem.