By ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Brady quickly made it clear that winning a record sixth Super Bowl title won't change his mind about playing at least another year.
As long as No. 12 is still going, New England's dynasty won't crumble.
"Doesn't change anything," ...
By PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — If Tom Brady rated his performance, nothing more, it was ho-hum at best.
In fact, going strictly by the numbers, it was the worst Super Bowl showing of his brilliant career.
Brady will gladly trade stats for championships.
By PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Columnist
ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL should've ended the season two weeks ago.
This Super Bowl was a hot mess, really no better than a sloppy preseason game.
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots captured their sixth championship Sunday night, an amazing ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bob Friend, who pitched more innings than anyone in Pittsburgh Pirates history, died Sunday. He was 88.
The Pirates said Friend died at his home in Pittsburgh.
Friend holds the Pirates record for innings (3,480 1/3), starts (477) and strikeouts (1,682). The right-hander ...
By Joe Kay
AP Sports Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) — Yasiel Puig boarded a jet in Los Angeles, flew all night and arrived in his new home just before sunrise. The temperature was still falling toward zero, and the wind chill was enough to cause frostbite in a few minutes.
That first blast of ...
By Tim Dahlberg
AP Sports Columnist
LAS VEGAS (AP) — About the only thing in dispute at the UNLV campus arena Tuesday night was what to call the team that dominated a home squad that no longer lives up to its nickname as the Runnin’ Rebels.
Down here they call them UNR, or the ...
By Ronald Blum
AP Baseball Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — As the 100th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s birth approached, Sharon Robinson is sure her father would have a lot to say about the current political climate in the United States if he were still alive.
“I know he would be ...
By Greg Beacham
AP Sports Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — Practically every member of the Los Angeles Rams has a favorite story about Aaron Donald's feats of ridiculous athleticism.
Michael Brockers loved the moment at Carolina in 2016 when Donald beat the Panthers' left guard and launched himself ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 23 of his 26 points in the first half, DeMarcus Cousins added 22 and the Golden State Warriors extended the league’s longest winning streak this season to 11 with a 132-100 rout of the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.
Kevin Durant had 16 points for ...
MIAMI (AP) — For Miami Hurricanes junior Dewan Hernandez, the season that never started is over.
The 6-foot-11 forward must sit out the remainder of this season and 40 percent of next season because of his dealings with an agent, the NCAA said Monday.
Hernandez responded by saying he’ll ...
By Tim Reynolds and Brett Martel
AP Sports Writers
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis wants out of New Orleans.
And if a trade happens, it’ll be on the Pelicans’ schedule.
The five-time All-Star has told the Pelicans that he wants to be traded to a championship-contending team and ...
By Jeff Martin
ATLANTA (AP) — Five years after cars, trucks and school buses became marooned on Atlanta freeways in what became known as “snow jam ,” another winter storm is threatening the city — just as thousands of fans begin pouring into town for Super Bowl ...
By Mark Long
AP Sports Writer
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pro Bowl center Alex Mack rattled off all he does before the snap: Checks for blitzes, keeps an eye on the play clock, makes blocking adjustments and communicates all the changes to everyone else.
All that happens in seconds — with ...
By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer
The Golden State Warriors don't just have streaks.
They have streaks of streaks.
Golden State has won 10 straight games, the longest winning streak in the NBA this season. And that makes this the sixth consecutive season that the Warriors have had a ...
By EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer
Though the next labor fight between the NFL and its players is more than two years off, one issue is already clear.
Avoiding a work stoppage in 2021 could depend on whether players can secure more guaranteed money in the next collective bargaining ...
By The Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George had 36 points and 13 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118-112 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.
Russell Westbrook had 13 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for his 16th triple-double of the ...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Gregg Berhalter ushered in a new era for the U.S. men's national team with an attacking style and a new captain.
A lopsided win was a great way to get started, even in a match involving mostly second- and third-stringers.
Berhalter became the third U.S. coach in the ...
By MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Pro Bowl has long been considered a laughable representation of the NFL game.
It reached a new level of comedy Sunday as several players swapped positions during the annual all-star game.
Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey ...
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Elana Meyers Taylor of the United States won a World Cup women's bobsled race Saturday, ending Germany's 24-race winning streak in World Cup and Olympic bobsled races dating back to last season.
Meyers Taylor and push athlete Lauren Gibbs finished their two ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Golden State star Stephen Curry has told ESPN that he and brother Seth Curry of the Portland Trail Blazers will be taking part in the 3-point contest during the NBA's All-Star weekend.
They'll be squaring off Feb. 16 in Charlotte, their hometown.
Stephen Curry told ...