SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain walked off the mound to a standing ovation from an adoring crowd that hasn't seen the San Francisco Giants play at home since their improbable World Series run last fall.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - When it comes to soccer, Chad Ochocinco looks like a football player.
NEW YORK (AP) - All four coaches in the NIT semifinals gathered for photos Monday, three wearing snappy suits and ties. Anthony Grant sported a red Alabama pullover.
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James had 33 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Bosh added 31 points and 12 rebounds, and Dwyane Wade shook off a bruised tailbone to finish with 30 points and 11 boards as the Miami Heat beat the Houston Rockets 125-119 on Sunday for their eighth win in nine games.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Georgetown knows all about Maya Moore and Connecticut's rich postseason history, and the Hoyas were determined to rock the bracket with one of the NCAA tournament's biggest upsets ever.
Be it Red or White, this should be a good summer to play for the Sox. All-Stars Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez wound up in Boston. Adam Dunn picked Chicago, plus Paul Konerko and A.J. Pierzynski decided to stick around. "They did a great job getting players," slugger David Ortiz praised his Red Sox. "This is a tough division to play at and you definitely want to go out there and get whatever you can, ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dwight Howard isn't worried about getting another suspension for drawing too many technical fouls.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina's top football recruit, Jadeveon Clowney, was detained and handcuffed briefly by Columbia police early Friday morning because authorities say he fit the description of burglar.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A person familiar with the situation says Hornets starting forward and leading scorer David West has a torn left knee ligament and is out for the season. An MRI performed on Friday revealed a torn anterior cruciate ligament, the person told The Associated Press Friday on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the diagnosis. West was injured Thursday night in the Hornets' 121-117 overtime win at Utah. West ...
DALLAS (AP) - Minnesota Timberwolves coach Kurt Rambis says there's a chance that All-Star forward Kevin Love could miss the rest of the season because of a strained left groin. Love sat out Thursday night's game against Dallas after he was hurt in a 127-95 home loss to Sacramento on Sunday. The Timberwolves have 10 games left after playing the Mavericks. "There is an outside chance, I don't know how great that chance is," ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Switching from football to soccer won't be easy for Chad Ochocinco, if it happens at all.
WICHITA (AP) - As he exited a loud locker room into a jubilant hallway, Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall greeted boosters, friends and family by repeating three letters: MSG.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Carlos Santana and Shin-Soo Choo combined for five hits as the middle of Cleveland's lineup looks ready to start the season.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Mike Anderson is returning to Arkansas to become the Razorbacks' basketball coach.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Former NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has been hired as head coach and general manager of the Virginia Destroyers of the UFL.
SAN ANTONIO - The swings in momentum in these NBA Finals have been so wild that it has been difficult to grasp just who is in control of the series. Maybe that's because with San Antonio and Miami tied at two games apiece, neither team really is, or feels like it has, any semblance of control.
SAN ANTONIO - Miami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room.
SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker made good on his pledge before Game 4 of the NBA Finals: He was ready to go.
MIAMI - A packed outdoor deck behind a popular Miami-area sports bar partially collapsed during the NBA Finals on Thursday night, sending dozens of patrons into the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay.
SAN ANTONIO - LeBron James was better as promised. Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh were the best they've been since the playoffs started.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Maybe a game-winning, broken-bat hit against baseball's career saves leader in the 18th inning will get Nate Freiman in a nice groove again.
ARDMORE, Pa. - Even for Phil Mickelson, his path to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the U.S. Open was unconventional.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Elliot Johnson had a three three-run homer for his second hit of an eight-run sixth inning Thursday night, leading the surging Kansas City Royals to a 10-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
SAN ANTONIO - Spurs guard Tony Parker opened the NBA Finals with a memorable shot at the end of Game 1.
SAN ANTONIO - Game 4 of the NBA Finals will tell more about the Miami Heat than a 66-win regular season ever could.
SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker, along with all of San Antonio, really, spent a restless night worrying about a gimpy right hamstring that hampered him in Game 3 of the NBA Finals and threatened the momentum the Spurs seized with a drubbing of the Miami Heat.
NEW YORK - The Brooklyn Nets hired Jason Kidd as their coach on Wednesday, bringing the former star back to the franchise he led to its greatest NBA success.
ARDMORE, Pa. - It's quite the ride from the driving range to the first tee at Merion, and that's going to take some getting used to this week at the U.S. Open, which starts today.