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Chapter 2: Ledecka wins gold again, this time on a snowboard

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Ester Ledecka won the second leg of an unheard-of Olympic double, taking the gold medal in snowboarding's parallel giant slalom Saturday to go to her surprise win in the Alpine super-G earlier in the games. More>>

Head of US Alpine team to AP: 'Have to rebuild' before 2022

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The head of the U.S. Alpine skiing team told the AP that his team has to rebuild before the 2022 Olympics. More>>

Butler hurt as Rockets beat Wolves for 11th straight win

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James Harden scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets won their 11th straight game with a 120-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, who lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to an apparent right knee injury. More>>

The Latest: Texas to withhold Davis from competition

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North Carolina State athletic director Debbie Yow says the school in 2012 disassociated itself from a former NBA agent at the center of a federal probe into college basketball corruption. More>>

College basketball takes second big hit with new allegations

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A new round of allegations has given college basketball a black eye less than a month before the NCAA Tournament. More>>

The Latest: Canada wins hockey bronze with win over Czechs

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The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it isn't commenting yet on an alleged anti-doping rule violation by Russian women's bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva. More>>

Ledecka gets rare double Olympic gold; US men win curling

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Ester Ledecka got a rare double gold by becoming the first to win snowboarding's parallel giant slalom and skiing's Alpine super-G at the Olympics, while the United States' men's curling team beat Sweden in an upset. More>>

MLB honors school shooting victims with special caps

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MLB honors school shooting victims by wearing their caps, welcoming coach and players to spring training fields. More>>

IOC leaves decision on Russians at Olympics until Sunday

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Confusion reigns over how the International Olympic Committee will decide what to do with the banned Russian Olympic Committee. More>>

American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

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American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics. More>>

US biathlon team to boycott IBU World Cup meet in Russia

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The United States biathlon team has announced it will boycott the final IBU World Cup meet in Russia next month. More>>

BUBBLE WATCH: Oklahoma's NCAA Tournament chances are waning

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Six-game losing streak pushes Oklahoma onto NCAA Tournament bubble. More>>

Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

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Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. More>>

Woods 4 back with everyone around him at Honda Classic

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Luke List sets target on tough day at Honda Classic; afternoon wind awaits Woods. More>>

Tough bobsled season for the US men coming to an end

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The final official day of bobsled season is Sunday, and the American men probably can't wait for the finale. More>>

Some things aren't better left unsaid at the Olympics

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An estimated 17.3 million watch Thursday's Olympics, where the big event was the duel between two teen-aged Russians for the women's figure skating gold. More>>

Boone gets a new view and a win in spring training debut

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Aaron Boone was a winner in his first game as a baseball manager at any level, guiding the New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers in their spring training opener. More>>

Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

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A law enforcement official says former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post and is being questioned but is not under arrest. More>>

Shiffrin jokes about whether Vonn's Olympic career is over

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When Vonn says these are her last Olympics, Shriffin has a good laugh. More>>

Jimmy Butler leaves Wolves' game with apparent knee injury

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Minnesota All-Star Jimmy Butler left the Timberwolves' game against the Houston Rockets with an apparent injury to his right knee. More>>

Kyle Busch wins Atlanta pole, Wallace still in spotlight

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Kyle Busch edges Ryan Newman to win 28th career pole, and first at Atlanta Motor Speedway. More>>

Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online

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Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online. More>>

APNewsBreak: Runner-on-2nd rule off for spring games

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Person familiar with negotiations to AP: Proposal collapses for runner on 2nd at start of 10th in spring games. More>>

Liriano agrees to $4 million, 1-year deal with Tigers

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Detroit agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract with left-hander Francisco Liriano, giving the Tigers added pitching depth. More>>

Jags give 2-year extensions to Marrone, Coughlin, Caldwell

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Jacksonville's success last season gave owner Shad Khan hope for the future and increased faith in the team's leadership. More>>

Strasbourg and Montpellier draw 0-0 in French league

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Montpellier's solid defense holds out again in a 0-0 draw at Strasbourg in the French league. More>>

Top USA Swimming official quits over failure to disclose

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Top USA Swimming official quits for failing to disclose ties to coach under investigation. More>>

Tennis association, player who fell settle liability lawsuit

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US Tennis Association and popular Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard reach settlement in her liability lawsuit, ending trial at which she testified about slipping on wet locker room floor at 2015 US Open and hitting her head. More>>

Bundesliga relegation rivals Mainz and Wolfsburg draw 1-1

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Wolfsburg's new coach Bruno Labbadia has been unable to force an improvement as his side is held at relegation rival Mainz to 1-1 in the Bundesliga. More>>

AP Exclusive: Medal haul well short of USOC projections

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AP Exclusive: US medal haul falls well short of USOC's internal projections. More>>

2nd Russian athlete tests positive for doping at Olympics

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A second Russian athlete has failed a doping test at the Pyeongchang Games, a day before the International Olympic Committee's executive board is to decide whether to reinstate the country for Sunday's closing ceremony. More>>

NBA setting up hotline to report misconduct, work concerns

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The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace, following a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile environment for women in the Dallas Mavericks organization. More>>

A look at figure skating winners and how they earned medals

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A look at the medal winners in figure skating at the Pyeongchang Olympics and how they earned them. More>>

Woe, Canada: Germany stuns Canada 4-3 in Olympic semis

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Germany has knocked Canada out of the men's hockey tournament at the Olympics with a shocking 4-3 upset in the semifinals. More>>

Ex-women's player Mleczko to do color analysis for NHL game

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Former U.S. women's hockey player is getting the chance to do color analysis for a nationally televised NHL game. More>>

English FA charges Guardiola for political Catalonia ribbon

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The English Football Association has charged Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola for wearing a ribbon to support imprisoned and ousted pro-independence Catalan politicians. More>>

Snowboarder eyes comeback after breaking neck at Olympics

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Austrian snowboard crosser Schairer considers comeback after breaking neck in Olympic crash. More>>

Vonn scatters grandfather's ashes near downhill course Video included

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Somber rite: Lindsey Vonn scatters grandfather's ashes on rock near downhill course. More>>

Russians get 1st gold thanks to 15-year-old Zagitova

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The Russians finally have a gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics, as teen figure skaters Zagitova and Medvedeva go 1-2 in women's event. More>>

Villarreal suspends Semedo without pay after his arrest

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Spanish club Villarreal says it has suspended defender Ruben Semedo without pay after he was charged with attempted murder. More>>

The Latest: Zagitova gives Russians 1st gold in Pyeongchang

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The Russians have a good shot at winning their first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics when teenage figure skaters Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva take the ice for the women's free skate. More>>

Silent Shani: Davis finishes 7th in 1,000 at 5th Olympics

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Shani Davis let his skating do his talking in his last event at the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

Hernandez's fiancee sues to protect assets of home sale

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Hernandez's fiancee sues estates of 3 men the former NFL star is charged with killing in effort to ensure their daughter benefits from the sale of home. More>>

Canadian defenseman sorry for removing medal during ceremony

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Canadian defenseman Jocelyne Larocque has apologized for taking off her silver medal almost immediately after it was placed around her neck at the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

US veterans can enjoy hockey gold before deciding futures

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Six three-time Olympians on the U.S. women's hockey team have time to enjoy their gold medal. More>>

AC Milan vs. Arsenal in last 16 of Europa League

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AC Milan drawn against Arsenal in last 16 of Europa League. More>>

Korda shoots course-record 62 to lead LPGA Thailand

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Jessica Korda shoots course-record 62 to lead LPGA Thailand by 4 strokes. More>>

Noren, Simpson lead at Honda; Woods has solid 70

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Alex Noren handles wind for a 66 in Honda Classic as Woods has solid round of 70. More>>

Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea wraps up Olympics

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Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea's 22 athletes wrap up their competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics without a medal _ or even a finish higher than 13th. More>>

After tribute to shooting victims, Luongo stops Capitals

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Vincent Trocheck scored the winning goal with 19.1 seconds left to lift the Florida Panthers over the Washington Capitals 3-2, hours after victims of last week's shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were honored with a video tribute. More>>

Arizona's Trier suspended for trace amount of PED

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The NCAA has declared No. 14 Arizona's Allonzo Trier ineligible for the reappearance of the banned substance that led to a 19-game suspension last season. More>>

Devils acquire Grabner from Rangers in rivals' first trade

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The New Jersey Devils have acquired speedy winger Michael Grabner from the New York Rangers in the first trade between the cross-river rivals. More>>

US Tennis Association deemed mostly liable for player's fall

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US Tennis Association found mostly liable for when Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard slipped on wet locker room floor and hit head at 2015 US Open; jury assigns blame 75 percent to USTA, 25 percent to Bouchard. More>>

Florida Panthers honor victims of school shooting

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The Florida Panthers have honored victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with a somber video tribute before their game against the Washington Capitals. More>>

Serwa, Phelan give Canada 1-2 finish in Olympic skicross

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Kelsey Serwa raced to victory in women's skicross, giving her an Olympic gold medal to go with the silver show won in Sochi four years ago. More>>

Shiffrin gets silver in Vonn's last Olympic race; Gisin wins

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American teammates Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin meet in their 1st Olympic race and it will go down to the wire. More>>

US women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller

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The Americans' gold medal drought in women's hockey _ finally _ is over. More>>

Larry Nance Jr. to wear his dad's retired No. 22 with Cavs

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Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. will wear his father's retired No. 22 jersey with the Cavaliers. More>>

Dawn Staley sues Missouri AD for slander; SEC fines him

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South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley has sued Missouri's athletics director for slander after he suggested she wanted fans to spit and use racial slurs against his players. More>>

Officer dies of cardiac arrest after fan violence in Spain

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Spanish police say an officer has died after clashes between police and soccer fans before a Europa League match. More>>

Napoli out of Europa League; police officer dies in Spain

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Lokomotiv Moscow advanced to the Europa League's round of 16 after eliminating French club Nice. More>>

Head of USA Swimming says no tolerance for sexual misconduct

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The new head of USA Swimming has sent a letter to members of the national governing body saying the organization doesn't tolerate sexual abuse or misconduct. More>>

Wise goes for it, and comes out with another Olympic gold

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Freestyle skier David Wise has successfully defended his gold medal, breaking through on his final run to give the U.S. its third gold medal in the Pyeongchang halfpipe. More>>

Nowitzki 'disgusted' by report of hostile workplace for Mavs

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The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace environment for women. More>>

Kings take shot at bringing NBA All-Star game to Sacramento

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The Sacramento Kings are looking to bring the NBA All-Star game to California's capital city for the first time ever. More>>

The Latest: Trump congratulates US women's hockey on gold

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Russian state TV reports that curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. More>>

The perils of live microphones tripping up NBC's Olympics

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'A screen grab away from infamy': The Olympics are a technological marvel to telecast every four years, yet NBC has been bedeviled by the very simple stumbling block of live announcers before live microphones with everybody listening. More>>

European soccer weekend: What to watch in main competitions

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The first trophy of the season is up for grabs at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, and it's a chance for Pep Guardiola to get his hands on silverware for the first time with Manchester City. More>>

North to send another senior delegation for Olympic closer

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North Korea to send a high-level delegation led by senior party official suspected of leading two deadly attacks on the South in 2010 to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony. More>>

ESPN adds Herbstreit to NFL draft coverage, replacing Gruden

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Kirk Herbstreit will take Jon Gruden's place on ESPN's coverage of the NFL draft. More>>

US curlers to play for Olympic gold after upsetting Canada

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The United States men's curling team will compete for a gold medal against Sweden after knocking out their Canadian opponents 5-3 in a tense semifinals showdown. More>>

Shootout loss sends Canada to silver medal in women's hockey

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Canada was disappointed enough to go home with a silver medal in Olympic women's hockey. The fact that the game was settled by a tiebreaking shootout made it even harder to take. More>>

US women beat Canada in Olympic hockey; Gisin tops Shiffrin

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The United States' women's hockey team beat Canada 3-2 in a gold-medal game that claimed a spot among the Olympics' most thrilling moments in recent memory. More>>

Skating coach returns to orphan roots in South Korea

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Skating coach Kim Muir returned to South Korea for the first time since she was adopted by an American family at 4 years old. More>>

Banned ex-FIFA head Blatter backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

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Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has endorsed Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid while banned from soccer roles for financial misconduct. More>>

South Koreans call for skaters to be booted from games

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Thousands of South Koreans are calling for two speedskaters to be booted from the Olympics after they left their slower teammate behind in a race defined by teamwork and walked away as she quietly sobbed at the stadium. More>>

Jerome leads No. 1 Virginia past Georgia Tech, 65-54

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Ty Jerome scored 18 points and top-ranked Virginia held off depleted Georgia Tech 65-54, clinching the regular season title and top seed in next month's Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. More>>

Mavs owner Mark Cuban fined $600,000 for tanking comments

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The NBA has fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving. More>>

Lee, Thompson, Korda, Moriya lead after Thailand first round

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Three-time tour winner Minjee Lee of Australia has finished with a superb eagle putt to be among the four leaders after day one of the LPGA Thailand at Siam Country Club. More>>

Curiosity, hope and big crowds follow Tiger Woods

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Curiosity, hope and big crowds follow Tiger Woods as comeback resumes at Honda Classic. More>>

Spurs preparing to play without Leonard this season

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The Spurs are preparing to play without star forward Kawhi Leonard this season, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said. More>>

Miller stops 41 shots, Ducks beat Stars 2-0

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Ryan Miller stopped 41 shots for his 42nd career shutout as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 2-0 for their fourth straight win. More>>

Russian curler to return Olympic medal over failed drug test

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Spokeswoman for the Russian Curling Federation says curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test. More>>

Gasser outduels Anderson for gold in women's Big Air

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Anna Gasser edged two-time gold medalist Jamie Anderson in a thrilling final to earn gold in the Olympic debut of women's Big Air snowboarding. More>>

Pitino: Louisville should consider legal action vs. NCAA

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Former Louisville Rick Pitino says the school should consider fighting the NCAA after governing body ordered the Cardinals to vacate 2013 title. More>>

Man United holds Sevilla in CL thanks to De Gea save

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Manchester United held Sevilla to a 0-0 draw in their first-leg match in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday. More>>

Report: Russian curler drops doping appeal; to return medal

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Russian state TV reports that curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. More>>

Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

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The long Olympic drought is over for the United States in cross-country skiing. More>>

Gold drought about to end: Russians 1-2 after short program

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That Russian gold medal drought at the Pyeongchang Olympics is closer to ending thanks to a pair of teen figure skaters who set world records in the short program. More>>

Vonn 3rd in last Olympic DH; her pal Goggia of Italy wins

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Sofia Goggia of Italy won the Olympic women's downhill race as Lindsey Vonn earned bronze. More>>

Tennis star Bouchard testifies about slip, fall at US Open

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Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard takes witness stand to accuse US Tennis Association of negligence that led to her slipping on locker room floor, hurting her head. More>>

Panthers re-hire Marty Hurney as full-time general manager

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The Panthers have re-hired Marty Hurney as their full-time general manager. More>>

Americans rally after shaky starts in women's short program

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U.S. figure skaters Bradie Tennell, Mirai Nagasu and Karen Chen all stumbled on their opening jumps during the short program at the Pyeongchang Games. More>>

Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda critical after cardiac incident

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Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda remains in critical condition after cardiac incident. More>>

The Latest: Bjoergen becomes most decorated Winter Olympian

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The Trump administration says Vice President Mike Pence was ready to meet with representatives from North Korea during his visit to the Olympic Games in South Korea but that North Korea canceled at the last minute. More>>

Czechs eliminate US in shootout in Olympic quarterfinals

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Pavel Francouz stopped all five shooters and Petr Kouka scored the shootout winner as the Czech Republic eliminated the United States with a 3-2 victory in the quarterfinals Wednesday to move on Friday. More>>

Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets Winter Games medals mark

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Sofia Goggia wins the women's downhill; Russian women figure skaters close in on gold. More>>

Red Gerard takes flight _ then comes back to the Olympics

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Airing it out: Red Gerard takes flight _ then comes back to the Olympics. More>>

Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

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Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program for violations committed in a sex scandal. More>>

MLB players honor Florida shooting victims, wear school hats

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Major League Baseball players will honor victims of last week's shooting in Florida by wearing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hats at spring training games this week. More>>

Luck tells Indy fans he feels better, rules out more surgery

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Andrew Luck says he's feeling better and and ruled out needing any additional surgery. More>>

3-team trade sends Drury to Yankees, Souza to Diamondbacks

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The Arizona Diamondbacks have sent infielder Brandon Drury to the New York Yankees and received outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from the Tampa Bay Rays in a three-team trade that includes five players. More>>

New MLB rules: Pitching change a must for 7th mound visit

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Managers or coaches must make a pitching change if they head to the mound for the seventh time in a game under baseball's new pace of play rules. More>>

Point scores 2 goals to help Lightning beat Capitals 4-2

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Brayden Point scored two first-period goals, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 35 shots to earn his NHL-leading 35th victory and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 in a duel between division leaders. More>>

No. 2 Michigan St tops Illinois 81-61, seals share of title

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Miles Bridges scored 19 points, Joshua Langford had 16 and No. 2 Michigan State beat Illinois 81-61, sealing a share of the Big Ten championship. More>>

Canada's world champion women slump out of medal contention

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Canada's world champion women's curling team is out of the running for an Olympic medal after a shocking loss to Britain. More>>

Jarvis Landry given non-exclusive franchise tag by Dolphins

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Receiver Jarvis Landry has been given a non-exclusive franchise tag by the Miami Dolphins after leading the NFL with 112 catches in 2017. More>>

Voracek's 2 late goals rally Flyers past Canadiens in OT

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Jakub Voracek scored the tying goal with 1:25 left in regulation and then got the game-winner 1:26 into overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens. More>>

Hosmer joins Padres, wears number of late teammate Ventura

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Eric Hosmer has joined the San Diego Padres, and will wear a jersey number to honor late Kansas City teammate Yordano Ventura. More>>

Struggling Hornets fire general manager amid 24-33 season

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Struggling Hornets fire general manager Rich Cho amid 24-33 season. More>>

Welcome, JD: Red Sox not worried about making room in lineup

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Bringing J.D. Martinez to Boston means making room in the lineup, but the Red Sox aren't worried. More>>

Messi scores vs Chelsea at 9th attempt to give Barca CL draw

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Lionel Messi scored against Chelsea at his ninth attempt to recover a 1-1 draw for Barcelona in the Champions League last-16 on Tuesday. More>>

Seattle launches season-ticket campaign for new NHL team

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Fans longing for a professional hockey team in Seattle will soon be able to put down some money for season tickets. More>>

Shiffrin relaxed, fast and focused on Olympic combined event

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Mikaela Shiffrin had a good day on the Olympic downhill course. More>>

Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold medal

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Canadian stars Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the gold medal in ice dancing at the Pyeongchang Games on Tuesday, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history with a dazzling, dramatic free skate set to the music of "Moulin Rouge.". More>>

Nigeria savors its Olympic bobsled debut moment

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Nigeria made its women's bobsled Olympic debut, and is in last place _ an irrelevant part of this team's story. More>>

St. Bonaventure on a roll after upset win over Rhode Island

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St. Bonaventure has thrust itself back in the NCAA Tournament conversation after knocking off Rhode Island. More>>

MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks

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MLB imposing stricter limits on mound visits but no pitch clocks in effort to speed games. More>>

Fergie says 'tried my best' after national anthem blowback

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Fergie tried something a little different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. More>>

The Latest: Highly-decorated Virtue, Moir win ice dancing

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Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are aiming to become the most accomplished figure skaters in Olympic history as the free dance begins at Gangneung Ice Arena. More>>

Kerber easily advances to 2nd round in Dubai; Bellis wins

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Angelique Kerber beats Barbora Strycova 6-2, 6-1 in 1st round ofDubai Championships. More>>

Bears DB pleads guilty in northeast Iowa bar fracas

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A Chicago Bears defensive back has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges stemming from a fracas outside a bar in northeast Iowa. More>>

US rides Zapolski, college kids to Olympic quarterfinals

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Ryan Donato scored his third and fourth goals of the tournament, Troy Terry had three assists and the United States beat Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round to advance to face the Czech Republic in the Olympic quarterfinals. More>>

Joint Koreas hockey team ends historic Olympic run

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The Korean women's hockey team has ended its historic Olympic run with a five straight loss, with thousands of fans shouting "We are one" and waving a "unification flag.". More>>

Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near

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Baker Mayfield says he and Johnny Manziel are "two completely different people". More>>

Germany leads, US 2nd after 2 runs of women's bobsled

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Here they go again: Medalists from 2014 challenging again in women's bobsled, with German sleds being the ones to catch. More>>

Slovenia hockey player tests positive for doping at Olympics

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A Slovenian hockey player has become the third athlete to test positive for doping at the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

Jesse Jackson: LeBron's 'slam dunk for justice is needed'

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Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's deeply insulted by Fox News host's 'attack' on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, says James' 'slam dunk for justice is needed'. More>>

AP source: JD Martinez, Red Sox agree to $110M, 5-year deal

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A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that slugger J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $110 million, five-year contract. More>>

Moreland, Red Sox gird for Stanton, Judge, grid-like Yankees

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The Red Sox say they're plenty ready for the challenge the power-packed New York Yankees will pose this season. More>>

Graham leads No. 8 Kansas to 104-74 rout of Oklahoma

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Devonte Graham had 23 points and seven assists, Malik Newman added 20 and Kansas beat Oklahoma 104-74 Monday. More>>

His heart in Florida, Rizzo rejoins Cubs after mournful trip

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Cub's Rizzo returns from Florida after lending support following massacre at his former high school. More>>

1B Eric Hosmer and Padres finalize $144 million, 8-year deal

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First baseman Eric Hosmer and San Diego Padres finalize $144 million, 8-year deal. More>>

Doping charge could hurt Russia's chance at reinstatement

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Russian curlers said Monday a coach on their team told them that mixed doubles bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky tested positive for a banned substance. More>>

US women back in gold medal game after 5-0 win over Finland

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Dani Cameranesi scored two goals and an assist, and the United States will play for the gold medal that has eluded them for nearly two decades after beating Finland 5-0. More>>

Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters

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Gabriella Papadakis had her costume come undone at the neck at the start of her short program with partner Guillaume Cizeron at the Pyeongchang Olympics. More>>

LSU enters poll for first time in 4 years; UConn still No. 1

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LSU is back in the Top 25 for the first time in four years while UConn and Mississippi State continue to lead the poll. More>>

Virginia stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Duke jumps to 5th

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Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25, while Duke jumped back into the top five after a pair of impressive wins. More>>

Ovechkin scores 35th goal in Capitals' 3-2 win over Sabres

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Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 35th goal, and the Washington Capitals reclaimed top spot in the Metropolitan Division with a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres. More>>

Aguero involved in clash with Wigan fan after City's defeat

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Sergio Aguero has been involved in a confrontation with a Wigan fan as ugly scenes mar the end of the third-division side's shock FA Cup win over Manchester City. More>>

Man City's quadruple bid ends in shock FA Cup loss to Wigan

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Manchester City's pursuit of a quadruple has ended after it was surprisingly eliminated from the FA Cup by losing at third-division Wigan 1-0. More>>

French ice dancer undone by wardrobe malfunction on live TV

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Figure skater Adam Rippon accepted an offer to become an NBC correspondent for the duration of the Olympics, but changed his mind overnight. More>>

Bubba Watson trending in right direction after Riviera win

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Bubba Watson's victory at Riviera gives him a new outlook on golf. More>>

NFL intrigue goes beyond the quarterbacks

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While quarterbacks will dominate the news in free agency and the draft, there are plenty of other topics that will provide a football fix during the offseason. More>>

Team LeBron edges Team Steph 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game

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The NBA's All-Star version of a pickup game is taking center stage in Hollywood. More>>

Shiffrin drops out of Olympic downhill after schedule change

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Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is dropping out of the downhill at the Pyeongchang Games so she can focus on the combined event that was moved to the following day. More>>

The Latest: Norway wins 2 gold, Canada and Germany share 1

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Ice dancing is underway at the Olympic Games with two-time medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada and France's Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron the heavy favorites to win gold. More>>

Mets GM says, yes, he thinks Tim Tebow will play in majors

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Tim Tebow has arrived at spring training for the New York Mets, and the attention has quickly turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder can reach the big leagues. More>>

AP Interview: Captain Cahill shoulders latest Chelsea drama

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Assuming the captaincy from John Terry with Chelsea as Premier League champions should have been a smooth transition for Gary Cahill. More>>

Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

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The green flag is a few hours away for the Daytona 500. More>>

Americans off to slow start in sliding, aim at turnaround

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Tough sledding: U.S. off to slow start in sliding, with hopes of better showings in women's and four-man bobsled races. More>>

Bubba Watson wins at Riviera for the 3rd time

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Bubba Watson wins for 3rd time at Riviera and ends 2 years without a victory. More>>

Virtue, Moir lead ice dancing after record short dance

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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir broke their own record for a short program at the Pyeongchang Olympics by piling up 83.67 points with a harmonious, rock-inspired performance. More>>

Moon won't discuss possible summit with North Korea's Kim

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he hopes his efforts to engage rival North Korea at the Olympics will lead to better ties between Washington and Pyongyang and also help to set up talks on ridding the North of its nuclear bombs. More>>

AP source: Hosmer, Padres reach preliminary eight-year deal

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A person with direct knowledge of the deal says free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer has reached preliminary agreement on an eight-year contract with the San Diego Padres, pending a physical. More>>

Hands off? Players take precautions because of norovirus

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U.S. men's hockey player James Wisniewski says his father has contracted norovirus while attending the Olympics. More>>

Sick tricks! Big Air bounds into Olympics on a high note

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The tricks are sick! Big Air bounds into the Olympics on a high note. More>>

Lindsey Vonn tells her Twitter critics: 'I won't back down'

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Lindsey Vonn is not planning to change her mind or stop saying what she thinks after receiving attacks from people via social media. More>>

No. 19 Wichita State upends No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72

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Landry Shamut scored 19 points, and No. 19 Wichita State ended the nation's longest home-court winning streak, beating No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72 to leave the American Athletic Conference race wide-open. More>>

Capitals forward calls fans racial taunts 'disgusting'

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A visiting black player was taunted by four male fans shouting "basketball, basketball, basketball" during the Chicago Blackhawks' game against the Washington Capitals. More>>

The Latest: James, Team LeBron tops Team Stephen 148-145

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The NBA All-Star Game between Team LeBron and Team Stephen at Staples Center has begun. More>>

No. 22 Michigan tops No. 8 Ohio St 74-62, helps other rival

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Jordan Poole scored 12 of his 15 points in the first half to help No. 22 Michigan take the lead and it never trailed in the second half of a 74-62 win over No. 8 Ohio State. More>>

Trent leads No. 12 Duke to 66-57 win over No. 11 Clemson

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Gary Trent Jr. hit three foul shots with 1:31 left to put No. 12 Duke ahead for good in a 66-57 win at No. 11 Clemson. More>>

Stewart-Haas teammates Almirola, Busch distraught at Daytona

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Distraught at Daytona: Teammates Aric Almirola and Kurt Busch had better-than-decent shots at winning the Daytona 500. More>>

Wallace in 2nd: Best Daytona 500 finish for black driver

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Darrell Wallace Jr. More>>

Junior at peace with Daytona 17 yrs after Earnhardt's death

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. made peace with Daytona International Speedway long ago. More>>

Francona rejoins Indians in camp after death of his father

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Indians manager Terry Francona has rejoined the team at spring training after the death of his father. More>>

Hirscher: 2nd gold by largest Olympic GS margin in 50 years

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Marcel Hirscher of Austria took a big first-run lead in the Olympic men's giant slalom and is well set for his second gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games. More>>

TOP 25 REWIND: Michigan State, Villanova earn big road wins

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No. 2 Michigan State and No. 3 Villanova both earned big road wins to highlight the week's AP Top 25 schedule. More>>

Messi aims to score against Chelsea at 9th attempt

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Lionel Messi is still waiting to score his first goal against Chelsea after drawing a blank in eight previous Champions League matches. More>>

Danica done: Patrick wrecks in final race of NASCAR career

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Danica Patrick was ready to race Sunday for the final time in NASCAR at the Daytona 500. More>>

Ice dancing, women's hockey semifinals on tap at Olympics

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After a one-day break, Olympic figure skating resumes with the ice dancing short program. More>>

NBA commissioner lauds refs, players for airing differences

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver believes the league's players and referees are on their way to forging an improved relationship. More>>

The Latest: Wallace overcome with emotion after historic run

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The Daytona 500 is sold out for the third straight year. More>>

NBC's ski announcers attempt to explain their blunder

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NBC had its roughest night of the Olympics so far, with prime-time viewership across all of its platforms down 16 percent from Sochi in 2014. More>>

  • FootballMore>>

  • HBO biopic about Penn State's Joe Paterno premieres April 7

    HBO biopic about Penn State's Joe Paterno premieres April 7

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:46 AM EST2018-02-24 15:46:24 GMT
    (Atsushi Nishijima/HBO via AP). In this image released by HBO, Kathy Baker, left, and Al Pacino portray Sue and Joe Paterno in a scene from "Paterno," a film about the late Penn State football coach. HBO says the film will focus on Paterno dealing with...(Atsushi Nishijima/HBO via AP). In this image released by HBO, Kathy Baker, left, and Al Pacino portray Sue and Joe Paterno in a scene from "Paterno," a film about the late Penn State football coach. HBO says the film will focus on Paterno dealing with...
    An HBO biopic starring Al Pacino as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will premiere April 7. HBO tweeted the premiere date Friday, along with a trailer to the film directed by Barry Levinson.More >>
    An HBO biopic starring Al Pacino as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will premiere April 7. HBO tweeted the premiere date Friday, along with a trailer to the film directed by Barry Levinson.More >>
  • Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

    Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:58 PM EST2018-02-24 04:58:08 GMT
    A law enforcement official says former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post and is being questioned but is not under arrest.More >>
    A law enforcement official says former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post and is being questioned but is not under arrest.More >>
  • Jags give 2-year extensions to Marrone, Coughlin, Caldwell

    Jags give 2-year extensions to Marrone, Coughlin, Caldwell

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:54 PM EST2018-02-23 23:54:54 GMT
    Jacksonville's success last season gave owner Shad Khan hope for the future and increased faith in the team's leadership.More >>
    Jacksonville's success last season gave owner Shad Khan hope for the future and increased faith in the team's leadership.More >>
  • BasketballMore>>

  • Butler hurt as Rockets beat Wolves for 11th straight win

    Butler hurt as Rockets beat Wolves for 11th straight win

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:30 AM EST2018-02-24 15:30:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Wyke). Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) drives around Houston Rockets forward Ryan Anderson (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Michael Wyke). Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) drives around Houston Rockets forward Ryan Anderson (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Houston.
    James Harden scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets won their 11th straight game with a 120-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, who lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to an apparent right knee injury.More >>
    James Harden scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets won their 11th straight game with a 120-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, who lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to an apparent right knee injury.More >>
  • The Latest: Texas to withhold Davis from competition

    The Latest: Texas to withhold Davis from competition

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:29 AM EST2018-02-24 15:29:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File). FILE - In this oct. 26, 2016, file photo, North Carolina State NCAA college basketball player Dennis Smith, Jr. answers a question during the Atlantic Coast Conference media day in Charlotte, N.C. Bank records and other e...(AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File). FILE - In this oct. 26, 2016, file photo, North Carolina State NCAA college basketball player Dennis Smith, Jr. answers a question during the Atlantic Coast Conference media day in Charlotte, N.C. Bank records and other e...
    North Carolina State athletic director Debbie Yow says the school in 2012 disassociated itself from a former NBA agent at the center of a federal probe into college basketball corruption.More >>
    North Carolina State athletic director Debbie Yow says the school in 2012 disassociated itself from a former NBA agent at the center of a federal probe into college basketball corruption.More >>
  • College basketball takes second big hit with new allegations

    College basketball takes second big hit with new allegations

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:29 AM EST2018-02-24 15:29:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, LSU's Tim Quarterman watches the final moments of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville...(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, LSU's Tim Quarterman watches the final moments of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville...
    A new round of allegations has given college basketball a black eye less than a month before the NCAA Tournament.More >>
    A new round of allegations has given college basketball a black eye less than a month before the NCAA Tournament.More >>
  • HockeyMore>>

  • The Latest: Canada wins hockey bronze with win over Czechs

    The Latest: Canada wins hockey bronze with win over Czechs

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:29 AM EST2018-02-24 15:29:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, ...(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, ...
    The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it isn't commenting yet on an alleged anti-doping rule violation by Russian women's bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva.More >>
    The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it isn't commenting yet on an alleged anti-doping rule violation by Russian women's bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva.More >>
  • Ledecka gets rare double Olympic gold; US men win curling

    Ledecka gets rare double Olympic gold; US men win curling

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:29 AM EST2018-02-24 15:29:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Gold medal winner Ester Ledecka, of the Czech Republic, celebrates after the women's parallel giant slalom at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Gold medal winner Ester Ledecka, of the Czech Republic, celebrates after the women's parallel giant slalom at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.
    Ester Ledecka got a rare double gold by becoming the first to win snowboarding's parallel giant slalom and skiing's Alpine super-G at the Olympics, while the United States' men's curling team beat Sweden in an upset.More >>
    Ester Ledecka got a rare double gold by becoming the first to win snowboarding's parallel giant slalom and skiing's Alpine super-G at the Olympics, while the United States' men's curling team beat Sweden in an upset.More >>
  • American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

    American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:18 AM EST2018-02-24 10:18:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Bjorn Krupp (40), of Germany, and goalie Den Birken Danny Aus (33) defend the goal against Rene Bourque (17), of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics i...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Bjorn Krupp (40), of Germany, and goalie Den Birken Danny Aus (33) defend the goal against Rene Bourque (17), of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics i...
    American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics.More >>
    American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics.More >>
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