Rory McIlroy made his first competitive hole-in-one as a professional as part of a brilliant back nine that propelled his pursuit of Martin Kaymer in the second round of the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday.
LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped their six-game losing streak with a 109-102 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night despite Kobe Bryant's 19 points and career-high 17 assists.
Not only did Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo not back down from his end of season comments about the Cubs making the playoffs in 2015, he upped the ante on Thursday, declaring them World Series worthy.
The Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets and Oklahoma City Thunder are involved in discussions about a three-way trade that would send Brooklyn playground legend Lance Stephenson to his hometown team, according to league sources.
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt answered questions about the role of associate head coach Tyronn Lue at shootaround Thursday, specifically addressing an ESPN.com report that Lue has called timeouts for the Cavs during game play this season.
Jerry Jones said Thursday he would like to sign receiver Dez Bryant and running back DeMarco Murray, the NFL's leading rusher, but getting long-terms deals done with each will require creativity and compromise.
O.J. Mayo scored 22 points, Brandon Knight had 20 points and six steals, and the Milwaukee Bucks routed the New York Knicks 95-79 on Thursday night, extending the Knicks' franchise-record losing streak to 16.
The improper installation of a modular fireplace or a material defect has been ruled as the cause of the fire that caused $500,000 in damage to the house of Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera on Jan. 5.