GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) - Olympic downhill gold medalist Lindsey Vonn capped a historic season with her third straight overall World Cup title on Friday.
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) - Lindsey Vonn crashed and bruised her right knee during the World Cup giant slalom Thursday, but is expected to compete Friday in the super-G in an attempt to win her third straight overall title.
Vonn fell in first run of the giant slalom when her skis locked, she spun in the air and crashed into the safety netting. She skied down the slope and was taken away from the race area for medical evaluation.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Former sprinter Marion Jones signed with the WNBA's Tulsa Shock on Wednesday, hoping to launch a new career after losing five Olympic medals for using steroids and doing jail time for lying to federal prosecutors.
Jones was a star at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney but admitted two years ago that she had taken a designer steroid known as the "clear" and was stripped of her medals, including three golds. She also spent about six months in a Texas federal prison for lying about doping and her role in a check-fraud scam.
It may not have been the place he expected to move one step closer to his dream, but Shane Harper will take it.
NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball commissioner Bud Selig says it's too soon to determine whether a blood test for human growth hormone can be used for minor leaguers.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Michael Vick is getting one more big check from the Philadelphia Eagles. The one after that still could be from a new team.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Carolina general manager Marty Hurney choked up while calling releasing Jake Delhomme the toughest decision he's ever had make. Panthers coach John Fox was in tears and pleaded with fans to remember the good moments.
Ending the Delhomme era proved difficult - and costly - for the team's brass.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Brett Favre said Thursday he still hasn't decided whether he'll play again next season - and doesn't expect to make an announcement anytime soon.
Appearing on NBC's "The Tonight Show" on Thursday night, the Minnesota Vikings quarterback politely demurred when host Jay Leno asked for his thoughts on returning for 2010.
DALLAS (AP) - Baylor dunking sensation Brittney Griner will be suspended at least one game, and possibly longer, after punching an opposing player in the face.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - John Daly was so irritated that a Florida newspaper wrote about his PGA Tour disciplinary file that he referred to the writer as a "jerk" on Twitter and posted the writer's cell phone number for his followers to call.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods is closer to competing again.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Cleveland Cavaliers center Shaquille O'Neal had surgery on his injured right thumb Monday and seems likely to miss the rest of the regular season.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - They were the resilient Winter Games - beginning in shock, ending in euphoria.
Growing up, everybody has role models that inspire them and demonstrate what it takes to be the best.
On Saturday, those role models gave back.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - So these won't be remembered as the Vonn-couver Olympics after all. It's looking like they will belong to the entire U.S. delegation instead.
The Americans reached 34 medals with a silver and a bronze in short-track speedskating Friday night, and two more were clinched with the men's hockey team and men's team pursuit in speedskating advancing to a gold-medal match in which they can get no worse than silver.
Location. Location. Location.
DETROIT (AP) - Former Hart High pitcher Trevor Bauer earned his first career road victory on Friday with a six-inning, three-run performance to help the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Back on the mound at Tropicana Field, Kansas City's James Shield looked and felt right at home.
When does it stop?
LOS ANGELES - Trevor Bauer insisted he didn't feel any different while pitching at the home of his favorite childhood baseball team for the first time.
Call it the 800 meters heard 'round the world.
Next week will mark the midway point in the Major League baseball season and we currently have a quintet of locals pitching on big league teams.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Carlos Santana and Asdrubal Cabrera homered, and Hart High graduate Trevor Bauer earned his first win since May 20 as the Cleveland Indians won 4-3 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
On the heels of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft and nearing the midway point in the professional baseball season, we get back to our own summertime tradition.
It's often referred to as the longest day in golf.
Former College of the Canyons pitcher Dana Eveland is back in the Major Leagues for the first time since 2012.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics backed up another strong start from Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone, who helped the Athletics snap a season-long four-game losing streak with a 10-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Gordon went 4 for 4 with a pair of three-run homers and a career-high six RBIs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Sunday.
GREER, S.C. (AP) - Valencia High School graduate Max Homa won the BMW Charity Pro-Am on Sunday for his first Web.Com Tour title, closing with an 8-under 63 at Thornblade Club for a one-stroke victory over Jonathan Randolph.
One former College of the Canyons football player was selected over the weekend in the NFL Draft and two more were picked up on Monday as NFL free agents.