PACIFIC PALISADES - Jason Gore had to fight his way into the field at the Northern Trust Open this week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Retief Goosen and Vijay Singh, among the top five players in the world a decade ago, were part of a six-way tie for the lead in the Northern Trust Open at Riviera.
DENVER (AP) - Jeff Carter scored twice and Jonathan Quick stopped 42 shots, helping the Los Angeles Kings extend their winning streak to six games with a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A defense lawyer for Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin got another month to try to resolve a Las Vegas criminal complaint stemming from a nightclub argument in October.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - With five straight victories, the Los Angeles Kings are digging their way out of a slump that has threatened their playoff chances.
After being in the dark last week, Max Homa finally got word that he will be playing in the PGA Tour Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades this week at what one might consider a home course.
NEW YORK (AP) - Mixing Broadway and basketball, this NBA All-Star Game was a West Side Story.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stephen Curry honored a fallen fan the best way he knew how. Zach LaVine made a name for himself in a dunk contest that lacked star punch.
PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Enjoying the best weather Pebble Beach has to offer is one thing. Brandt Snedeker knew he had to take advantage of it with his golf clubs, too.
NEW YORK (AP) - Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points, Rudy Gobert added 18 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots, and the World team beat the U.S. 121-112 on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star weekend.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - James Shields lives in an exclusive enclave in northern San Diego County in the offseason, so he followed with interest as Padres general manager A.J. Preller revamped the roster with big-name position players.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Panthers find a way to play their best against the Anaheim Ducks.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings have been hit-and-miss all season. Maybe they are finally closer to ironing out their problems as they try to defend their Stanley Cup title.
DALLAS (AP) - DeAndre Jordan had 22 points and a career-high 27 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers won without Blake Griffin, beating Dallas 115-98 Monday night after the Mavericks lost Tyson Chandler and Monta Ellis to injuries in the first 4 minutes.
Hart High graduate James Shields will be pitching closer to home.
CHICAGO (AP) - Frederik Andersen and the Anaheim Ducks left that grueling Game 2 loss back in Anaheim. They brought their special teams to Chicago.
TORONTO (AP) - Filling in for the injured Albert Pujols, Marc Krauss didn't mind too much when the Toronto Blue Jays pitched around Mike Trout to get to him in a key situation.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning through a thick mist hovering above the field, Tim Lincecum won his third straight decision, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Marcus Kruger deflected Brent Seabrook's shot 16:12 into the third overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks evened the Western Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - Trevor Bauer just seems to be able to cool off the White Sox this season no matter what.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves too often came to the NBA draft lottery and left in worse shape than they arrived.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Now that Patriots owner Robert Kraft is not appealing his team's punishments in the deflated footballs scandal, only his quarterback's challenge remains.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Minjee Lee shook off a three-putt bogey on her first hole of the day and held off Valencia graduate Alison Lee to win the Kingsmill Championship by two shots Monday, her first victory on the LPGA Tour.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Minjee Lee played a five-hole stretch in 5 under to open a four-stroke lead over Valencia High graduate Alison Lee on Sunday when final-round play was suspended because of darkness in the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mike Bolsinger pitched three-hit ball for six innings and Yasmani Grandal singled home the only run Sunday, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 1-0 victory that salvaged a split of their four-game series with the Colorado Rockies.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Hampus Lindholm, Nate Thompson and Jakob Silfverberg each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden scored 31 points, Dwight Howard had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Houston Rockets never trailed in a 113-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, sending them to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1997.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Because of their inability to get a clutch hit, the Los Angeles Angels wasted a solid pitching performance by Garrett Richards and their five-game winning streak came to an end.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jorge De La Rosa pitched two-hit ball over seven-plus scoreless innings before leaving with an injury and the Colorado Rockies blasted three home runs to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-1 on Saturday night, handing Zack Greinke his first loss of the season.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Matt Shoemaker scattered three hits and allowed one run over seven innings, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a season-high five-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night.