HOOVER, Ala. - Former Southeastern Conference Mike Slive was known to invoke the words of historical figures like Winston Churchill when talking about challenges facing the league.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before he arrived Monday at St. Andrews to resume his pursuit of the Grand Slam.
CHICAGO - Heading takes the heat in youth soccer, but limiting rough play might be a better way to prevent concussions and other injuries, a nine-year study of U.S. high school games suggests.
CINCINNATI - Not too long ago, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Gerrit Cole were the ones picking up the extra balls and getting pranked into paying the pricey checks.
MUR DE BRETAGNE, France - Vincenzo Nibali is making a patchy start to the defense of his Tour de France title, and if Saturday's eighth stage is anything to go by it may not get much better in the mountains.
CINCINNATI - A photograph of the bat and ball from Pete Rose's record-setting 4,192nd hit has adorned the back of the enormous video board at Great American Ball Park for a dozen years, reminding everyone of one of the city's biggest sports moments.
LONDON - Serena Williams let herself briefly bask in the joy of a sixth Wimbledon championship, 21st Grand Slam singles trophy overall and fourth consecutive major title Saturday, even balancing the winner's silver dish atop her head - Look, Ma, no hands! - as she sauntered off Centre Court.
LONDON - When Roger Federer faces Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final for the second consecutive year on Sunday, they'll be resuming a rivalry that has been about as even as possible.
Jason Pierre-Paul's future with the New York Giants remains uncertain after a fireworks accident, even though a person with knowledge of the contract tells The Associated Press the team has not rescinded its $14.8 million franchise tag offer.
LONDON - If Roger Federer was going to allow Andy Murray to gain a foothold in the Wimbledon semifinals, this seemed as if it might be the moment.
LONDON - Her game in high gear, history in the offing, Serena Williams is perfectly content to let everyone else talk about what a victory in the Wimbledon final would mean.
GULLANE, Scotland (AP) - Thorbjorn Olesen returned to form with a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Scottish Open on Thursday, with Jimmy Walker leading a trio of top Americans in the chasing pack.
Doc Rivers gave a quick answer when asked about DeAndre Jordan coming back to the Los Angeles Clippers.
My dad, born and raised in the Titustown neighborhood of Norfolk Virginia, is a longtime Washington Redskins fan. So, it was no surprise that he was less than pleased when news first broke of the team's potential name change, due to public backlash.
LOS ANGELES - Carli Lloyd looked out over the cheering mob of U.S. women's national team fans and raised an arm in triumph.
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) - IndyCar drivers got back to work Friday, climbing into their cars as a distraction - albeit a temporary one - from their grief over ...
EDISON, N.J. - Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays.
EDISON, N.J. - The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months.
NFL linebacker James Harrison caused a frenzy in the social media universe recently with his instagram post about his children's participation trophies.
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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods couldn't have asked for much more at his first Wyndham Championship.
ATLANTA (AP) - Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can't form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct ...
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera offered this edict to his players before the start of this week's joint practices with the ...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods kept saying his game was getting better, even though his results didn't show it.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - It's now or never for many players at the Wyndham Championship - the last chance to qualify for golf's postseason.
NEW YORK - A federal judge made clear Wednesday that the NFL's four game suspension of Tom Brady over "Deflategate" is in jeopardy as the ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Mexico sailing coach Agustin Bellocchio offered a tip to sailors and windsurfers at this week's Olympic test event in Rio de ...
OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi quarterback Ryan Buchanan straps on a headset that covers his eyes, and instantly, he sees a scene that looks like a video ...
CHICAGO (AP) - The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college ...