- Torre, La Russa, Cox elected to baseball Hall
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox spent decades trying to beat each other, no holds barred. On this day, however, they were a mutual admiration society.
- AP Source: Gronkowski has torn ACL, damage to MCL
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A person familiar with the injury tells The Associated Press that New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has a torn ACL and damaged MCL.
- Cardinals' Mathieu to have season-ending surgery
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Tyrann Mathieu's terrific rookie NFL season has come to a premature end.
- Arizona moves to No. 1 in AP poll; Syracuse No. 2
Arizona has moved up one spot to No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, the Wildcats' first top ranking since 2003.
- Kobe happy to make comeback, even in Lakers loss
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After nearly eight months of recovery from a torn Achilles tendon, Kobe Bryant is back on the court for the Los Angeles Lakers.
- FIFA calls fan violence in Brazil 'very sad'
SAO PAULO (AP) — With disturbing images of fans hitting each other shown across Brazil, soccer's governing body downplayed the risk of violence inside stadiums during the World Cup.
- On Golf: The disappearing act of Rory McIlroy
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Rory's McIlroy's year began with a coronation. He was the star attraction at what felt like a rock concert, with music blaring and lasers flashing in a room at Abu Dhabi to celebrate the No. 1 player in golf joining Nike's stable.
- Westbrook, Durant rounding into form for Thunder
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have been one of the top duos in the NBA since 2008.
- 5 things to know: BCS match-making
Bowl Championship Series matchups are often as much about business as football.
- What soccer gave to Nelson Mandela
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The mere sounds of soccer brightened Nelson Mandela in his darkest, most isolated times.
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