Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau Sign Extensions With San Jose Sharks

Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau Sign Extensions With San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks locked up two of their cornerstone players…

Tony La Russa Refusing To Put Cardinals Logo On Hall Of Fame Plaque

Tony La Russa Refusing To Put Cardinals Logo On Hall Of Fame Plaque

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa will not have logos on their…

Team USA Players Worry About Sochi Olympics Safety, Ask Families To Stay Home

Team USA Players Worry About Sochi Olympics Safety, Ask Families To Stay Home

One of the charms of the Olympics is seeing and hearing the family members of…

Sunderland Upsets Manchester United, Advances to League Cup Final

Sunderland Upsets Manchester United, Advances to League Cup Final

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester United’s wretched campaign reached a new low Wednesday after a penalty…

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Convincted Of Intoxication Manslaughter

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Convincted Of Intoxication Manslaughter

DALLAS — Former Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a…

New York Rangers Deal Michael Del Zotto To Predators For Kevin Klein

New York Rangers Deal Michael Del Zotto To Predators For Kevin Klein

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators have swapped defensemen with the New York Rangers, sending…

Attorney: Nick Saban’s Daughter Punched Sorority Sister ‘Like Boom Boom Mancini’

Attorney: Nick Saban’s Daughter Punched Sorority Sister ‘Like Boom Boom Mancini’

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The daughter of University of Alabama coach Nick Saban told lawyers she…

Nicolas Anelka to FA: ‘Drop Charges, I Am Not Anti-Semitic Or Racist’

Nicolas Anelka to FA: ‘Drop Charges, I Am Not Anti-Semitic Or Racist’

LONDON — West Bromwich Albion striker Nicolas Anelka called on the English Football Association on…

Bobby Abreu Returns To Philadelphia Phillies On Minor League Deal

Bobby Abreu Returns To Philadelphia Phillies On Minor League Deal

PHILADELPHIA — Outfielder Bobby Abreu has signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies…

Nicolas Anelka Faces FA Charge For Controversial Goal Celebration

Nicolas Anelka Faces FA Charge For Controversial Goal Celebration

LONDON — West Bromwich Albion striker Nicolas Anelka was charged by the English Football Association…

Cristiano Ronaldo Knighted By Portugal, Joins Order Of Prince Henry

Cristiano Ronaldo Knighted By Portugal, Joins Order Of Prince Henry

LISBON, Portugal — Cristiano Ronaldo received one of Portugal’s highest honors from the country’s president…

Andrew Luck Replaces Russell Wilson On Pro Bowl Roster

Andrew Luck Replaces Russell Wilson On Pro Bowl Roster

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has been chosen to play in the Pro Bowl this…

Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers Agree On One-Year, $15,525,000 Deal

Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers Agree On One-Year, $15,525,000 Deal

DETROIT — American League Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer has agreed to a one-year…

Philadelphia Union Take Andre Blake, UConn Goalkeeper, With First Pick in MLS Superdraft

Philadelphia Union Take Andre Blake, UConn Goalkeeper, With First Pick in MLS Superdraft

PHILADELPHIA — Connecticut goalkeeper Andre Blake didn’t know much about Philadelphia before arriving in the…

Major League Baseball Approves Instant Replay Expansion For 2014 Season

Major League Baseball Approves Instant Replay Expansion For 2014 Season

Major League Baseball vaulted into the 21st century of technology on Thursday, approving a huge…

Wes Welker: Tom Brady-Peyton Manning Comparison Tricky As Picasso-Michelangelo

Wes Welker: Tom Brady-Peyton Manning Comparison Tricky As Picasso-Michelangelo

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — He traded Picasso for Michelangelo. Or maybe it was the other way…

Alex Rodriguez Says Missing 2014 Season Will Energize Him For Rest Of MLB Career

Alex Rodriguez Says Missing 2014 Season Will Energize Him For Rest Of MLB Career

“Right now, I haven’t thought about retiring,” Rodriguez said.