NEW YORK - George Steinbrenner, whose big wallet and win-at-all-cost attitude whipped the New York Yankees into a billion-dollar sports empire, died Tuesday. He had just celebrated his 80th birthday July 4.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - From the middle of the ninth fairway, just to the right of a pot bunker that he managed to avoid, Tiger Woods considered two options from 85 yards into a gentle breeze and executed both of them perfectly.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Boston slugger David Ortiz has won his first Home Run Derby title, hitting 10 homers in the final round to beat Florida's Hanley Ramirez at Angel Stadium.
There is a wealth of young baseball talent in the Statesboro area, and now a former major leaguer is stepping up to help prepare tomorrow's stars for the next level.
Now that's what I call capitalism.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Ryan Howard is sick of all the talk about the American League's dominance in the All-Star game.
INDIANAPOLIS - March Madness is about to get a little bit bigger and perhaps it will be better, too.
JOHANNESBURG - Now, about creating that soccer dynasty.
MORZINE, France - The Tour de France is shaping up as a three-way race among leader Cadel Evans of Australia, defending champion Alberto Contador of Spain and Andy Schleck of Luxembourg.
Professional basketball will be coming to Tattnall County for the first time today as the Georgia Knights host the Tru Hope Trailblazers from Norfolk, Va. at the Reidsville Middle School gym at 4 p.m.
JOHANNESBURG - Spain and the Netherlands have all the talent necessary to provide one of the most thrilling World Cup finals in the tournament's 80-year history.
SILVIS, Ill. - Steve Stricker is making it look easy.
OAKMONT, Pa. - It wouldn't have been difficult envisioning Michelle Wie, Eun-Hee Ji and Se Ri Pak being grouped together near the top of the U.S. Women's Open leaderboard not that long ago.
LES ROUSSES, France - Lance Armstrong is predicting a shakeout among the top Tour de France contenders with the race heading to the Alps for its first serious climbing.
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - In pouring rain on a ragged field, Germany and Uruguay staged a match entertaining enough to be for the World Cup title.
BOSTON (AP) - Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer knew that stopping the Boston Celtics hinged on making things hard for Isaiah Thomas.