ATLANTA (AP) - With more than three minutes to go, the Atlanta Hawks began pulling their starters. Al Horford flapped his hands, egging on the already raucous crowd. Joe Johnson clapped for the fans, then dropped his head in what looked more like relief than celebration.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - They don't call him Bo-rail for nothing.
ATLANTA - Jamal Crawford was playing like a rookie, even though he's been in the NBA for a decade.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Winless for almost 12 years on the PGA Tour, Billy Mayfair will take whatever he can get.
MILWAUKEE - Jamal Crawford broke out of a slump with 24 points, Joe Johnson added 22 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 83-69 on Friday night to force a seventh game in the first-round series.
RICHMOND, Va. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. knows some fans are upset about his plan to drive a replica of his father's famous No. 3 car at Daytona in July, but thinks it is a a fitting way to honor the seven-time champion's NASCAR Hall of Fame induction.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The cheering was loud and enthusiastic when Tiger Woods stepped to the tee on a chilly morning, another sign that perhaps people are more interested in his golf than what kept him away for so long.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Paddy O'Prado has quietly shined as he prepares for the Kentucky Derby.
ATLANTA - Under a brilliant blue sky, a jazz band doled out smooth tunes to a smattering of lunchgoers in Centennial Olympic Park. Nearby, a couple of women kicked off their shoes and frolicked in the five-ringed fountains, taking advantage of the warm spring day.
ATLANTA - With Andrew Bogut cheering from the bench while Brandon Jennings teamed with Kurt Thomas in a duo for the ages, the Milwaukee Bucks pulled within one win of an improbable first-round upset.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - So much for being Kentucky Derby favorites: One is stuck on the rail and the other ended up on the far outside of a 20-horse field.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tiger Woods entered the room with little fanfare, and without the constant clicking of camera shutters.
ATLANTA - Joe Johnson thought the Atlanta Hawks had grown up enough to put away a team that's missing one of its key players.
ATLANTA - Accepting a backup role for the first time in his career, Atlanta Hawks guard Jamal Crawford was rewarded for his unselfishness Tuesday by being named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year.
MILWAUKEE - Carlos Delfino scored 22 points with six 3-pointers and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled off their second straight playoff surprise, beating the Atlanta Hawks 111-104 Monday night to draw even in the first-round series.
ATLANTA - A fast start through five games? The Atlanta Falcons have been there, blown that.
MIAMI - Udonis Haslem was leading some banter with Miami Heat teammates after practice Monday, the jokes and laughter helping everyone wind down after practice.
LOS ANGELES - Anthony Rendon and Jayson Werth homered, and the Washington Nationals moved within one victory of winning a postseason series for the first time ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - When it's all said and done at the end of this season, NASCAR just might have to thank Hurricane Matthew ...
The top five in The Associated Press college football poll have been firmly established. Now we will see how long they can stay that way.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - In a show of unity after sharp divisions caused by the Russiandoping scandal, Olympic leaders gave the World Anti-Doping Agency increased powers ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Sometimes Javier Baez knows ahead of time where he is playing. Sometimes he finds out when he arrives at the ballpark.
Arkansas State did everything within its power to lose its game against Georgia Southern Wednesday night in Jonesboro, Ark.
Watching red-eyed and tired in the newsroom, I thought I may have been lucid dreaming when I saw Omar Bayless catch that horridly thrown pass ...
NEW YORK - Nobody takes to October like Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Hurricane Matthew's slow march toward Florida kept plenty of major college football teams guessing about their weekend plans on Wednesday, with ...
➤ No. 3 New England (minus 10) at No. 32 Cleveland
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - At Warriors team headquarters, Zaza Pachulia sits alongside Kevin Durant in the locker room as they dress for practice or ice down ...
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis implored sports leaders on Wednesday to do a better job of keeping corruption off the playing field.