NEW YORK John Tortorella's message isn't going to change even though his New York Rangers are in an even more desperate situation than before their latest loss to the Boston Bruins.
Sergio Garcia could have stopped after he whined about fans of Tiger Woods making too much noise on the golf course. He should have stopped after saying Woods is not a nice person who has been lying to the media since the first time he stepped into an interview room.
SAN ANTONIO The Memphis Grizzlies called their woeful performance against San Antonio in the opener of the Western Conference finals an aberration. It wasn't their brand of basketball, they said. Things would change, they insisted.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are on top of the NBA draft yet again, only this time there is no LeBron James waiting to save them. There may not even be a Kyrie Irving.
CHICAGO Felix Doubront was sailing along, having his way on the mound. The only thing that wasn't working in his favor was run support.
STRASBOURG, France Seeded players Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan and Monica Niculescu of Romania were beaten Wednesday in the second round of the Strasbourg International.
MIAMI Jose Fernandez kept the Marlins in the game. He just didn't last long enough to help them get a win.
CHICAGO Brian Urlacher wasn't sure how dominant he could be any longer, so he's calling it a career after 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears.
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CONCORD, N.C. Danica Patrick refuses to get down on herself even though her first full season on the Sprint Cup series has been a struggle.
SAN FRANCISCO As Bryce Harper ran back to chase Gregor Blanco's hard-hit fly in the ninth inning, memories of last week's scary collision with the wall at Dodger Stadium suddenly surged into his mind.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. The San Francisco 49ers suddenly have a huge void in their receiving corps as they chase another Super Bowl berth: Michael Crabtree is sidelined after surgery on his right Achilles tendon.
ANAHEIM, Calif. Mike Trout even surprised himself in adding to his growing list of impressive big league achievements.
NEW YORK A day after New York City FC was born, Claudio Reyna became the team's first employee.
HOUSTON Mike Moustakas tied it with an RBI single before George Kottaras walked with the bases-loaded to drive in the go-ahead run in a four-run eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 7-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night to end a four-game skid.
INDIANAPOLIS Graham Rahal and Marco Andretti have all the ingredients the IndyCar Series has been craving. They have famous family names, have reached Victory Lane and seem to enjoy playing up their growing rivalry.
LONDON Richard Carrion of Puerto Rico entered the IOC presidential race Wednesday, promising to use his business experience to guide the Olympics through the world's troubled financial times and proposing to deploy IOC staff permanently in host cities to help organize the games.
SAN JOSE, Calif. The San Jose Sharks barely held off the Los Angeles Kings at the end for a second straight home win.
SAN FRANCISCO Ian Desmond singled in Bryce Harper in the 10th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game series sweep.