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Rickie Fowler delivers major performance to win Players

Fowler's record-setting finish — birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie on the last four holes for a 5-under 67 — looked like a winner until Sergio Garcia and Kevin Kisner delivered big shots of... Read more »

Published May 10, 2015

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LeBron James hits jumper at buzzer, lifts Cavaliers over Bulls

LeBron James hit a jumper from the corner at the buzzer to give the Cleveland Cavaliers an 86-84 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, tying the Eastern Conference semifinal series at 2-2. Read more »

Published May 10, 2015

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Grizzlies take 2-1 series lead over Warriors with 99-89 win

Zach Randolph scored 22 points and Marc Gasol added 21 points and 15 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors 99-89 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Western... Read more »

Published May 9, 2015

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Harper 9th-inning HR lifts Nationals over Braves 8-6

Erasing a five-run deficit was far easier for the Atlanta Braves than putting an end to Bryce Harper's home-run streak. Read more »

Published May 9, 2015

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Pierce's buzzer-beater lifts Wiz past Hawks 103-101

Paul Pierce's banked-in 21-foot jumper at the buzzer gave the Washington Wizards a 103-101 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night, even with an injured John Wall reduced to cheerleading,... Read more »

Published May 9, 2015

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Jameis Winston files counterclaim, denies he raped woman

Attorneys for No. 1 NFL pick Jameis Winston said in a federal court filing that the former Florida State University quarterback did not rape a woman who is suing him and that she is motivated by... Read more »

Published May 9, 2015

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Prince Harry talks rugby and presses noses in New Zealand

Britain's Prince Harry arrived in New Zealand Saturday for a weeklong visit and was soon talking about the country's prowess in rugby, pressing noses with indigenous Maori leaders, and laughing off... Read more »

Published May 9, 2015

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Pastor Darryl Strawberry, former World Series Champion, goes deep with stories of faith

On the night this year's New York Mets tried to top the 1986 team for the best start in franchise history, the star slugger from that era was again going deep. Read more »

Published May 9, 2015

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Derrick Rose banks in 3 at buzzer to lift Bulls over Cavaliers 99-96

Derrick Rose banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzer and scored 30 points Friday night to give the Chicago Bulls a 99-96 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers and a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference... Read more »

Published May 8, 2015

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After 1st Seattle practice, Clark faces questions on arrest

Frank Clark spent the past week since being drafted in the second round by the Seattle Seahawks reliving what took place last November, when he was arrested on a domestic violence charge. Read more »

Published May 8, 2015

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Lineman Arthur Ray Jr. overcomes cancer to get tryout with Dolphins

Offensive lineman Arthur Ray Jr. is among 26 players invited to try out at the Miami Dolphins' three-day rookie minicamp. Seven draft picks and 21 undrafted free agents recently signed by the... Read more »

Published May 8, 2015

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ESPN, Bill Simmons part ways

NEW YORK — ESPN says that it is parting ways with Bill Simmons, one of its top personalities who created the Grantland website and was instrumental in the network's documentary series.... Read more »

Published May 8, 2015

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What's next for Brady, Patriots after 'Deflategate' report

Tom Brady smiled away the Tuck Rule on the way to his first Super Bowl victory, flashing that dimple-chinned grin that said, "I had it all the time." Read more »

Published May 7, 2015

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James Harden has big 4th quarter; Rockets beat Clippers 115-109

James Harden scored 16 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter to lift the Houston Rockets a 115-109 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night that evened their Western Conference... Read more »

Published May 6, 2015

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American decathlete pulls daughter's tooth with javelin throw (+video)

American decathlete Bryan Clay used a little creative dentistry to extract a loose bottom tooth from the mouth of his 5-year-old daughter, Ellie. He tied a piece of floss to the tooth and a... Read more »

Published May 6, 2015

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Harper's 3 HRs, 5 RBIs lift Nationals over Marlins 7-5

Bryce Harper hit three home runs in a game for the first time and had five RBIs in his finest day with the Nationals, and Washington beat the Miami Marlins 7-5 Wednesday for their third straight... Read more »

Published May 6, 2015

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Conley comes back, leads Grizzlies past Warriors 97-90

Mike Conley returned just eight days after having facial surgery to score 22 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies used a smothering defensive effort to beat the Golden State Warriors 97-90 on Tuesday... Read more »

Published May 5, 2015

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Sleepless nights for Woods over Vonn split, father's death

Tiger Woods felt rusty and tired Tuesday at The Players Championship — rust because he has played one tournament in three months, fatigue because of his personal life. Read more »

Published May 5, 2015

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With Wall out, Hawks beat Wizards 106-90 to even series 1-1

Shortly before tipoff, the Atlanta Hawks learned that John Wall wouldn't be playing for the Washington Wizards in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Read more »

Published May 5, 2015

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Big 12's Bowlsby backs off title game talk after meetings

The Big 12 has tapped the brakes on the conference championship game talk. Read more »

Published May 5, 2015

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Juventus tops Real Madrid 2-1 as Champions semifinals start

Alvaro Morata scored against his old team in the ninth minute, helping Juventus beat defending champion Real Madrid 2-1 Tuesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal. Read more »

Published May 5, 2015

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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry wins NBA MVP

Some called him too small. Others too fragile. Read more »

Published May 4, 2015

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Mayweather takes his $100 million check and runs

The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn't help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done. Read more »

Published May 3, 2015

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004

Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to his first win of the season at an old familiar place that has always been good to his family. Read more »

Published May 3, 2015

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Astros win 10th in row, Gattis homers twice to beat Mariners

Evan Gattis homered twice and the Houston Astros won their 10th straight game, boosting the best record in the American League by beating the Seattle Mariners 7-6 Sunday. Read more »

Published May 3, 2015

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