MELBOURNE, Australia - Serena Williams loves a good underdog story and understood that most of the crowd was behind Justine Henin.
ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 16 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and the Atlanta Hawks beat Boston 100-91 on Friday night to complete their first season sweep of the Celtics in 11 years.
SAN DIEGO - D.A. Points saved his best golf for the tougher course Friday at Torrey Pines and wound up in a share of the lead with Ryuji Imada in the Farmers Insurance Open.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer decided the crowd didn't get quite enough value from his semifinal romp over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, so he worked on his comedy routine.
SAN DIEGO - Scott Piercy had the best score Thursday at Torrey Pines because he made nine birdies. Robert Allenby might have had the best round because he made no bogeys.
INDIANAPOLIS - Peyton Manning can play mind games all day.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are trying to show they belong with the elite teams in the Eastern Conference.
ATLANTA - Giff Smith insisted Wednesday his decision to leave Georgia Tech only one week before national signing day will not hurt the Yellow Jackets' recruiting class.
NEW YORK - Rich, powerful and more popular than ever, the NFL gets closer to a doomsday scenario every day.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Andy Murray had been warned about the fireworks, the crackle and dazzling burst of color that lights the sky to mark Australia Day celebrations.
SAN DIEGO - The player who walked toward the first tee at sunrise on the North Course at Torrey Pines was not accompanied by a security detail. Maintenance workers did not gather on the pro shop balcony to watch him tee off.
Georgia Southern isn't the only program ever to be put on probation by the National Collegiate Athletics Association, that's for sure.
INDIANAPOLIS - Jim Caldwell traded the perfect season for what he hoped would be the perfect ending.
NEW ORLEANS - What a spicy Cajun mix for the NFC championship game.
MELBOURNE, Australia - It's not difficult to pick the odd one out in this group of 28-year-old players: Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, Nikolay Davydenko.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera believes too much technologymay wind up hurting the NFL game.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder wiped away tears, pointed to his two sons sitting next to him and talked about being in big league clubhouses ...
While growing up, I couldn't go more than a few minutes without talking about sports. My mind was usually gravitating around something involving my ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Just call them the Final Five.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Clemson's Deshaun Watson still thinks about carrying an unbeaten record into the final game of the season before losing to Alabama ...
CINCINNATI - NFL fields have come a long way from the days of lumpy artificial surfaces, but there's still a lot of room for improvement ...
Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III keeps a separate points list for Americans to consider performances that might not show up in the standings, whether ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Missy Franklin finally got in the pool at the Rio Olympics only to endure another disappointment in the most unsettling year of ...
Russell Knox packed a surprising amount of power when he won the Travelers Championship.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Ron Rivera can't imagine the Carolina Panthers without fullback like Mike Tolbert on the roster.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Lilly King has her sights set on winning Olympic gold and she's not about to let anyone get in her way ...
A postseason rampage put both Alabama and the Southeastern Conference back on top in college football last season.
Big-money sports football and men's basketball were involved in 83 percent of NCAA Division I major infractions cases from 1953 to 2014, according to ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Kevin Durant looks ready to lead a new group of Americans to the gold-medal podium.
Georgia Southern defensive lineman Jonathan Battle just wrapped up the first week of fall camp of his senior season.