Bearded wonder James Harden had the ball in his hands in the final seconds with a chance to win Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference finals on Thursday night, but the Houston Rockets star passed up an open shot.
After the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner almost single-handedly carried San Francisco to its third World Series title in five years last season, the World Series Most Valuable Player again took matters into his own hands in Thursday’s 4-0 win over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers.
Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said Kobe Bryant has indicated the 2015-16 season will be the star’s last with the team.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL, has signed a contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, the team said Friday.
Disgraced former NFL star Darren Sharper, who has pleaded guilty or no contest to rape and attempted rape charges in three states, is set to change his not guilty plea in a federal rape case in New Orleans next week, court records show.
With the bases loaded and one out in the seventh, Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez approached home plate umpire Chris Segal to complain that Milwaukee reliever Will Smith had a foreign substance on his right forearm.
The Los Angeles Dodgers suspended Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena on Thursday for the remainder of the season after “repeated failures to comply with his contract.”
The Houston Texans defensive end shared a photo in advance of “Throwback Thursday” of a gruesome leg bruise he apparently suffered in the first half of last season’s game against the Buffalo Bills.
Late-night host David Letterman only appeared starstruck by Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning during Wednesday’s series finale for the “Late Show With David Letterman.”
Boston College golfer turned down a $10,000 cash prize Monday for making a hole-in-one at a golf tournament in Wyoming, R.I. so he wouldn’t lose his amateur status.
Convicted murderer and former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez is due in court on Thursday to face charges that he shot a man prosecutors believe witnessed a double homicide of which Hernandez is also accused.
Domestic violence charges against Ray Rice were dismissed on Thursday after the former National Football League running back completed a pretrial intervention program, New Jersey prosecutors said.