FORT WORTH - PGA Tour rookie Brice Garnett grew up in a small Missouri town where his home course is a nine-hole layout.
LOS ANGELES - Donald Sterling has agreed to surrender his stake in the Los Angeles Clippers to his estranged wife, and she is moving ahead with selling the team, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Dustin Johnson had played Colonial only once before, six years ago when he didn't even make it to the final round.
PARIS - For once, not everything seems so obvious heading into the French Open.
STANFORD, California - Leading scorer Landon Donovan was among seven players cut as the United States announced its 23-man World Cup squad on Thursday.
WASHINGTON - Half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday to change the Washington Redskins' name, saying it is a racist slur and the time is ripe to replace it.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Adam Scott downplayed the world ranking and the idea of being the No. 1 player the past few months.
HOOVER, Ala. - Autonomy will be the hot topic when Southeastern Conference officials, coaches and athletic directors gather for spring meetings.
NEW YORK - California Chrome arrived in New York on Tuesday to begin preparations for his bid to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.
ATLANTA - Build it and the Super Bowl will come.
Unfortunately, I received another punch to the gut this past week - another gentle reminder that the old gray mare, she ain't what she used to be.
Billy Payne wore a smile as wide as the Augusta National fairways as he watched eight kids file out of the room with their trophies from the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship on the Sunday before the Masters.
BETHESDA, Md. - Tiger Woods still doesn't know when he'll return. For a while, he didn't know whether he would return at all.
NEW YORK - California Chrome beat out an idiosyncratic racing rule - by a nose.
BEREA, Ohio - Johnny stretched. Johnny ran. Johnny passed. Johnny talked.
SOUTHPORT, England - Mo Martin had a plan for Royal Birkdale, and it's working better than she imagined at the Ricoh Women's British Open.
RIO DE JANEIRO - The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet's best player against the tournament's best team.
CLEVELAND - LeBron James' latest decision is in: He's returning to Cleveland.
When it comes to LeBron James, all that's certain is this: One fan base is about to feel scorned, and other is about to feel absolute joy.
SILVIS, Ill. - Zach Johnson, Rory Sabbatini and Brian Harman shot 8-under-par 63s Thursday to share the lead after the first round of the John Deere Classic.
RIO DE JANEIRO - The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the world's biggest stage.
ATHENS, Ga. - Michael Phelps has never been the patient type.
Youth travel baseball team Around the Horn 13AAA, won the USSSA Southeast State Championship held at Mill Creek Regional Park last week.
SAO PAULO - Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished in a 0-0 stalemate.
WASHINGTON - NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as a powerless figurehead that one senator told him: "I can't tell whether you're in charge or whether you're a minion."
In just three years, Statesboro High has turned a fledgling volleyball program - with next to no previous experience in the sport - into a two-time state playoff qualifier.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - With Neymar out injured, just about everyone in Brazil knew it would be tough against Germany.
SOUTHPORT, England - The friendly matches in South Florida can involve as many as eight players, with teams decided by drawing names from a hat.
Frog gigging is a dying art. Like grabbling or noodling (reaching under river banks for turtles and catfish) frog gigging is an outdoor activity that seems to be fading from view.
LONDON - Novak Djokovic knew all along that his game was good enough to win more Grand Slam titles. It was his mind that was the problem.