Dec 23, 2009 01:27 EST
Kobe Bryant scores 40, Lakers hold off Durant's Thunder for 5th straight win, 111-108. Kobe Bryant scored 40 points for the sixth time this season, and the NBA-leading Los Angeles Lakers shook off a rough first half before hanging on for their 16th victory in 17 games, 111-108 over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.
Dec 22, 2009 23:29 EST
Paul Pierce overcame a cold start to score 16 points in the fourth quarter, powering Boston past Indiana 103-94 on a night when the Celtics were without Kevin Garnett.
Dec 22, 2009 22:22 EST
Pierce gets going late and leads Celtics to 103-94 victory over Pacers. Paul Pierce missed his first 10 shots and then scored 16 points in the fourth quarter, including seven straight to put the Boston Celtics ahead for good in a 103-94 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night.
Dec 22, 2009 21:07 EST
Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer showed support for embattled Tiger Woods on its website even as a new report emerged that Woods and Rachel Uchitel have resumed their relationship.
Dec 22, 2009 19:54 EST
Celtics F Kevin Garnett is out with a thigh bruise; 1st missed game this season. Kevin Garnett is out of the Boston Celtics' lineup with a bruised right thigh.
Dec 22, 2009 18:22 EST
A year in golf with Tiger Woods' return on both ends of it. For some golf fans, Feb. 19 effectively marked the start of the season.
Dec 22, 2009 17:58 EST
Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer showed support for embattled Tiger Woods on its website Tuesday even as a new report emerged that Woods and Rachel Uchitel have resumed their relationship.
Dec 22, 2009 16:28 EST
FANTASY FOOTBALL: Here's hoping Colts stars don't rest up for playoffs, try to go 16-0. It's about the time of year when the Colts start resting up for a playoff run, a development that annually spells trouble for fantasy teams banking on Peyton Manning, Reggie Wayne, Dallas Clark and Joseph Addai.
Dec 22, 2009 14:22 EST
Serena Williams wins AP Female Athlete of Year for 2nd time; easily beats Zenyatta, Clijsters. Playing her best at the most important events, Serena Williams re-established herself as the top player in women's tennis in 2009 and was a landslide choice as Female Athlete of the Year by members of The Associated Press.
Dec 22, 2009 13:00 EST
2 killed in NC as car pulls onto tracks ahead of Amtrak train headed from Charlotte to NYC. Two people are dead and a baby is in the hospital after an Amtrak train hit a car at a North Carolina railroad crossing
Dec 22, 2009 10:58 EST
German tennis legend Boris Becker said Monday he could sympathise with golf great Tiger Woods, who has announced an indefinite break from professional sports after admitting to adultery.
Dec 22, 2009 06:03 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Serena Williams were named 2009 ITF World Champions on Tuesday after capturing four grand slam singles titles between them in 2009.
Dec 22, 2009 05:39 EST
Roger Federer has been named International Tennis Federation (ITF) champion for the fifth time with Serena Williams taking the women's award for the second time.
Dec 22, 2009 02:25 EST
PHOENIX (Reuters) - The last unbeaten home record in the NBA came to an end on Monday when the Cleveland Cavaliers produced a final quarter rally to see-off the Phoenix Suns 109-91.
Dec 22, 2009 00:41 EST
LeBron James scored 29 points to power the Cleveland Cavaliers past Phoenix 109-91, giving Shaquille O'Neal a triumphant return to the desert over the Suns team that traded him.
Dec 21, 2009 23:53 EST
James, Williams lead 4th-quarter surge as Cavs hand Suns first home loss, 109-91. LeBron James and Mo Williams led a 15-0 fourth-quarter run and the Cleveland Cavaliers handed the Phoenix Suns their first home loss of the season, 109-91 on Monday night.
Dec 21, 2009 23:35 EST
Tony Parker, strong bench lead Spurs to 103-87 victory over Clippers. Tony Parker scored 19 points and Roger Mason Jr. helped give the San Antonio Spurs a decided bench advantage Monday night in a 103-87 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Dec 21, 2009 22:03 EST
One year after losing in the finals to Boston, the Los Angeles Lakers scratched and clawed their way back to the NBA summit as a determined Kobe Bryant willed them to their 15th title.
Dec 21, 2009 17:20 EST
Johnson becomes 1st race car driver to win AP's male athlete of the year. There was little recognition outside the racing world when Jimmie Johnson won his first NASCAR championship.
Dec 21, 2009 17:03 EST
Tiger Woods is reportedly yachting to the Bahamas for the holidays to escape the firestorm over his sex scandal while his wife Elin is said to be off back to Sweden for Christmas with her family.