SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Alain Vigneault reviewed only portions of the video from the New York Rangers' Stanley Cup finals opener before he sat down at their oceanside hotel to explain how it got away.
NEW YORK - California Chrome became the early 3-5 favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion and first in 36 years.
LOS ANGELES - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
PARIS - Briefly, and only briefly, Rafael Nadal was in a difficult spot in the French Open quarterfinals.
SAN ANTONIO - LeBron James and Dwyane Wade can point to statistics showing just how close the 2013 NBA Finals were.
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling agreed Wednesday to sign off on selling the team he's owned for 33 years to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion, bringing the possibility of a resolution to weeks of rumors, uncertainty and looming possibilities for legal action.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Colin Kaepernick insists he just happened to pull on a pair of socks with dollar bill prints all over them Wednesday morning - before he learned he had struck a new fortune with the San Francisco 49ers.
The Stanley Cup finals will be a coast-to-coast matchup featuring teams within the nation's largest TV markets: New York and Los Angeles.
SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker plans to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
ST. LOUIS - Eric Hosmer hit a tiebreaking single off closer Trevor Rosenthal in the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-7 Tuesday night for their second straight road victory in the four-game, two-city series.
MIAMI - Dan Marino says he inadvertently became a plaintiff in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL and is withdrawing immediately.
ST. LOUIS - Danny Duffy worked six innings of one-hit ball and Alex Gordon homered to start a breakout three-run seventh for the Kansas City Royals in a 6-0 victory over the suddenly punchless St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
MIAMI - For the Miami Heat, it's all about June.
PARIS - Maybe, just maybe, Rafael Nadal was a tad vulnerable, the thinking went before this French Open.
TORONTO - Toronto's booming offense made life easy for Marcus Stroman in his first major league start.
Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat, and his latest deal is designed to give both the player and the only franchise he's ever known some flexibility in the coming years.