Jordan Spieth named PGA Tour's Player of the Year

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Jordan Spieth was voted PGA Tour Player of the Year Friday, giving him a sweep of all the significant awards.

Lynx win Western finals opener over Mercury

MINNEAPOLIS - Maya Moore scored 19 points and Rebekkah Brunson had a franchise playoff-record 19 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 67-60 victory over the Phoenix Mercury.

Xfinity Series can open door to the Sprint Cup Series

...That led Larson to NASCAR's Truck Series and then to the Xfinity Series in 2013, where he became the tour's rookie of the year.He moved up to Sprint Cup with Ganassi in 2014, but still drove in several Xfinity races, winning at Fontana...

Falcons come-from-behind to beat Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Julio Jones caught a perfect 37-yard pass from Matt Ryan, setting up Devonta Freeman's 2-yard touchdown run with 1:14 remaining, lifting the Atlanta Falcons past the New York Giants 24-20 Sunday.

Redskins name Kirk Cousins their starting QB

...Kirk Cousins gives us the best chance to win," coach Jay Gruden said, unseating Griffin, the 2012 Offensive Rookie of the Year. "It's Kirk's team."Although Gruden said that it's Cousins' job for the season, not just the Sept...

Sky's Elena Delle Donne is WNBA's MVP

The Chicago Sky's Elena Delle Donne has been named the WNBA most valuable player for the first time in her young career.

Michaux: Golf's 'Little Louise' was one big star

In a year that has seen the passing of so many of golf's pioneers and legends, including Charlie Sifford, Calvin Peete, Pete Brown and Billy Casper, the latest loss on Friday hit close to home.

Tiger Woods considers playing in Charlotte tournament

Tiger Woods took a pass on playing an opposite-field event this week in Nevada, meaning his season could end week at the PGA Championship.

'Chronicle' ranks the 50 greatest Atlanta Braves moments

'The Augusta Chronicle' ranks the 50 greatest moments in Atlanta Braves history.

Former GreenJacket Duffy exceeds expectations at every stop

...of three years, Duffy has transformed himself from a sub-.250 hitter at Long Beach State to a National League Rookie of the Year candidate. He went from an 18th-round pick to replacing a Giants postseasonhero in the blink of an eye.Duffy...