CLEVELAND — The crowd’s deafening roar was so loud LeBron James couldn’t hear his name announced.
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GRAPEVINE, Texas — Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn’t been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month.
PITTSBURGH — The San Francisco Giants know what it takes to win this time of year. The Pittsburgh Pirates are still learning.
LONDON — Paris Saint-Germain overcame goals from Lionel Messi and Neymar to inflict Barcelona’s first loss of the season on Tuesday.
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Reggie McKenzie believes he put together a roster capable of competing for a playoff spot. When that roster got off to an 0-4 start and wasn’t even competitive in two games, the Oakland Raiders general manager decided he needed to fire coach Dennis Allen.
Michael Phelps’ comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Back in the playoffs after 29 years, the Kansas City Royals ran wild and outlasted Oakland in a thrilling opener to baseball’s postseason.
LOS ANGELES—To hear everybody talk, Kobe Bryant was 26 years old, not 36. He was merely coming off a bruised thigh and scratched elbow, not a torn Achilles’ tendon and fractured knee.
Twins fire Gardenhire after 13 seasons
So, is this the year of Buck Showalter, Bryce Harper and a Beltway Series? Or perhaps Albert Pujols, Yasiel Puig and a Freeway Series? Maybe a Bay Area matchup or something from the Show Me State.
Raiders fire coach Allen
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs.
LOS ANGELES — Doc Rivers loves nothing more than talking basketball. And with the scandal involving former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling beginning to fade into the background, Rivers welcomes returning the focus squarely to the team and its performance.
GLENEAGLES, Scotland — Tom Watson walked over to congratulate Jamie Donaldson for the shot of his life, a shot that ended the Ryder Cup. He walked up the 15th fairway at Gleneagles with his arm around European captain Paul McGinley even before the final match was conceded to secure another win for Europe.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Frank Gore caught a career-best 55-yard touchdown and ran for 119 yards in his first 100-yard game this year, leading the San Francisco 49ers past Philadelphia 26-21 on Sunday to hand the Eagles their first loss.