PORTLAND — Carmelo Anthony has been around the NBA for quite some time but he’s never faced the team that launched his career in the playoffs.
NEW YORK — Marv Albert is retiring after the NBA's Eastern Conference finals, ending a broadcasting career spanning nearly 60 years.
NEW YORK — The WNBA signed a multiyear deal with Google on Monday to be the presenting partner for the league’s playoffs, part of the technology giant’s efforts to help champion women’s sports.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Intel said Sunday, April 2, it will spend $3.5 billion to upgrade its aging manufacturing facilities in New Mexico and confirmed it will spend $10 billion on a new factor…
Last season wasn’t just the strangest in the 100 years of pro football, it was also the highest-scoring by almost any measure — average score, total points and especially passing touchdowns.
LAS VEGAS — The UFC intends to welcome a capacity crowd at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena on July 10 when Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor fight for the third time.
Katie Ledecky wins 200 free with world's fastest time
LOS ANGELES — Authorities planned to announce Wednesday, April 7, what caused Tiger Woods to crash an SUV in February in Southern California, a wreck that seriously injured the golf superstar.
NEW YORK — In addition to its trading cards, fans soon will be able to trade company shares of Topps.
NCAA president gets thumbs up
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Jonathan Price was all set: He got tickets to the Elite Eight round of the NCAA basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden, where he, his two brothers and his dad wou…
SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga’s road to perfection will be filled with familiar faces.
The 68 teams whose names popped up in the March Madness bracket only thought it was time to celebrate: The next four or five days figure to be the most nerve-wracking part of their seasons.
TAMPA, Fla. — Tom Brady has agreed to a contract extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that provides the Super Bowl champions with salary cap relief and will help the seven-time NFL champion…
LOS ANGELES — In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces perhaps his toughest recovery of all.
Oregon looks for home win vs Colorado
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The United States, Russia and China were each given an extra entry to the Olympic women’s gymnastics competition in Tokyo on Wednesday. Feb. 10, after the coronavirus p…
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Here’s one more thing the coronavirus pandemic has ruined for at least some people: betting on the Super Bowl.
There was a regular-season shootout and a playoff masterpiece the first season that Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady met on a football field.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Super Bowl is going to look different this year for three friends who’ve attended every installment of the big game.
It could be a while before the Baseball Writers’ Association of America votes anyone new into the Hall of Fame.
NEW ORLEANS — Nearly two hours after the New Orleans Saints’ season had ended, Drew Brees stood on the Superdome field in street clothes, throwing passes to his children while his wife, Britta…
AUCKLAND, N.Z. — American Magic will miss the next round of racing in the America’s Cup challenger series after its dramatic capsize, but the team is determined to be ready for the series semi…
The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards on the night before the Super Bowl in Tampa. Until then, here are some off-the-beaten track honors to consider.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — No. 12 Iowa State finished first in the Big 12 regular season for the first time and set a school record with eight conference wins.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. — For all the impressive milestones Justin Herbert had piled up early in the season, they weren't resulting in wins for the Los Angeles Chargers. Now, they are.
LAS VEGAS — Justin Herbert’s brilliant rookie season is now a record-setting campaign.
BERKELEY, Calif. — Oregon’s mistakes and costly turnovers on offense are perplexing for third-year coach Mario Cristobal, because it just hasn’t been this way in recent seasons.
1-year sentence for angry fan who made football game threat
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Erik Jones will drive NASCAR's iconic No. 43 next season for Richard Petty Motorsports, a pairing of a driver and a team both in need of fresh starts.
SEATTLE — By this point, Russell Wilson piecing together more late dramatics that ends with the Seahawks erupting in celebration seems almost expected.
U.S. ice dance champs Chock/Bates withdraw from Skate America
LOS ANGELES — Items from the personal collection of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully sold at auction for more than $2 million, including World Series rings from the Dodgers’ championships i…
A major college football season that was in peril six week ago as conferences succumbed to concerns about COVID-19 is reconstituting.
FAIRBANKS — The University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey team and other student athletes are in quarantine or isolation after athletes tested positive for COVID-19 following an off-campus party, …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky Derby will run without fans for the first time, Churchill Downs announced Friday, citing increasing COVID-19 cases in the area.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A 60,000-square foot museum that will include a first-of-its-kind tribute to the 1980 U.S. Olympic team is scheduled to open July 30 in Colorado Springs after a three…
With the start of Major League Baseball's shortened season a week away, games in empty stadiums and strange extra-inning rules are on the verge of becoming reality.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Seahawks tight end Greg Olsen told The Associated Press he has agreed to a contract with Fox Sports to become its No. 2 NFL game analyst once he retires from football.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Craig Robinson has been a successful businessman with a range of financial institutions. He has led college basketball programs from the relatively small Ivy League to the p…
TALLEDEGA, Ala. — Federal authorities on Monday confirmed they are investigating the discovery of a noose found in the Talladega Superspeedway garage stall of Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s only blac…
MIAMI — The NBA has told teams that playoff seeding will be based on winning percentage, and that any tiebreakers necessary after that will follow the usual procedures.
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball teams made a new offer to start the coronavirus-delayed season, proposing they guarantee 50% of players’ prorated salaries over a 76-game regular season and in…
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to take additional pay cuts, instead proposing they receive a far higher percentage of salaries and commit to a …
COSTA MESA, Calif. — Tom Telesco is hoping Justin Herbert can be just as good as the last quarterback the Chargers drafted out of Oregon.
SEATTLE — It was falling into place as Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider wanted. A trade was on the verge of being finalized that would land the Seahawks more selections and stil…
Olympics team in crisis
HOUSTON — Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died. He was 77.