LOS ANGELES - Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
As Augusta catcher Ty Ross' bat has warmed with the weather in his first full professional season, the Louisiana State University product had his hottest game yet Monday night.
ATLANTA - Ervin Santana threw eight scoreless innings, Evan Gattis homered for the first time in more than a month and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Monday.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Prince Shembo has good reason to be excited about his first NFL training camp, as the Falcons rookie linebacker competes with second-year player Joplo Bartu for a starting job.
CORDELE, Ga. - Former University of Georgia 400-meter standout Torrin Lawrence died Monday morning in a car accident as he made his way home to Jacksonville, Fla. He was 25.
Edy Tavares, a second-round draft pick of the Atlanta Hawks, will "very likely" return to Spain for another ACB League season, according to a person familiar with situation.
GLENDALE, Ariz. - In one season, Andre Ellington has gone from sixth-round draft pick to dynamic featured back for the Arizona Cardinals.
ST. LOUIS - It's become a rite of training camp for Sam Bradford. Every summer, he deals with the oversized burden of living up to getting picked first overall in 2010.
CHICAGO- No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insisted there is no more unified team than his Wildcats. For that, he credits the push for them to unionize.
The Detroit Lions are postponing contract talks with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season.