Zion Williamson had his first double-double as an NBA player, and the New Orleans Pelicans won for the first time with him in the lineup, 123-108 over the visiting Boston Celtics on Sunday.
Trae Young responded in an emotional way to the reported death of Kobe Bryant by producing 45 points and 14 assists to help the Atlanta Hawks defeat the visiting Washington Wizards 152-133 on Sunday.
A day after watching Jon Rahm ride a 65 to the top of the leaderboard, Australia's Marc Leishman on Sunday decided to give it a try himself, and walked away with the Farmers Insurance Open championship in La Jolla, Calif.
Malachi Flynn scored 21 points and Trey Pulliam added a career-high 18 points as unbeaten and fourth-ranked San Diego State broke the school and Mountain West record for best start to a season with a 71-67 victory over UNLV on Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas.
Lamar Jackson threw two touchdown passes, Deshaun Watson and Ryan Tannehill passed for one touchdown apiece, and the AFC held on for a 38-33 win over the NFC on Sunday afternoon at the Pro Bowl in Orlando, Fla.
Roger Federer recovered after dropping the first set to beat Marton Fucsovics of Hungary, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday to reach the quarterfinals at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
No. 14 seed Sofia Kenin rallied to beat fellow young American star Coco Gauff 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-0 to advance to the quarterfinals on Sunday at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Spain's Jon Rahm sent the rest of the field quite a statement Saturday, shooting the best round of the day and finishing 54 holes with the outright lead at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif.
Devonte Bandoo and MaCio Teague each scored 16 points as No. 1 Baylor extended the nation's second-longest active winning streak to 16 games with a 72-61 victory over host Florida on Saturday night in the Big 12/SEC Challenge at Gainesville, Fla.
Once a staple of the Hawaiian Islands and now a fixture in Orlando, Fla., the annual NFL Pro Bowl could be on its way to Las Vegas for 2021, according to a cnbc.com report.
Nick Richards hit two free throws with 10.3 seconds remaining in overtime, and No. 15 Kentucky forced a turnover on Texas Tech's last possession for a 76-74 victory Saturday night in a raucous atmosphere during the Big 12/SEC Challenge at Lubbock, Texas.
Ole Miss withstood a second-half surge by host Georgia to ease past the Bulldogs 70-60 Saturday afternoon in Athens, Ga., snapping the Rebels' season-high six-game losing streak.
The Los Angeles Dodgers may consider the Houston Astros frauds and cheaters, but they want nothing to do with hanging a "fake banner" to represent a championship they did not win on the field.
Baylor hired former North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora as its next offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, the school announced Saturday.
Senior center Udoka Azubuike, the lone big man available Saturday for No. 3 Kansas, posted 18 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks while overcoming foul trouble as the Jayhawks nipped Tennessee 74-68 at Lawrence, Kan.
Jose Alvarado scored a season-high 26 points and made the two late free throws to help Georgia Tech end its three-game losing streak and clinch a 64-58 Atlantic Coast Conference victory over visiting North Carolina State on Saturday at Atlanta.
Several Pro Bowl players polled this week said they are still firmly against the NFL adding a 17th regular-season game to its annual schedule if proposed, according to an ESPN report published Saturday.
Collin Gillespie scored 18 points and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl added 17 as No. 9 Villanova extended its winning streak to six games with a 64-60 victory at Providence on Saturday afternoon.
Darius Perry scored a career-high 19 points as No. 6 Louisville rolled past Clemson 80-62 Saturday in an Atlantic Coast Conference game at Louisville's KFC Yum! Center.
Isaac Okoro and Samir Doughty took charge in the second half for No. 16 Auburn and the Tigers held on for an 80-76 win over Iowa State Saturday afternoon in a Big 12-SEC Challenge matchup in Auburn, Ala.
Washington will attempt to duplicate its earlier defensive effort against high-scoring Atlanta guard Trae Young when the Wizards visit the Hawks on Saturday night.
No. 23 Nick Kyrgios of Australia outlasted No. 16 Karen Khachanov of Russia in an epic five-setter to reach the fourth round on Saturday at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
The Washington Nationals are re-signing free agent first baseman Ryan Zimmerman to a one-year, $2 million deal that includes up to $3 million in incentives, multiple outlets reported.
No. 2 seed Karolina Pliskova and No. 5 Elina Svitolina stumbled out of the Australian Open on Saturday after a pair of third-round upsets in Melbourne.
New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal ended Connor McDavid's three-year run as the NHL's fastest skater, edging the Edmonton Oilers star in the first event of the NHL All-Star Skills on Friday in St. Louis.
Former Georgia Bulldogs offensive coordinator James Coley is leaving the football program for a job at Texas A&M, Billy Liucci of TexAgs.com reported Friday.
Ryan Palmer recorded 11 birdies Friday before making his lone bogey of the day on the final hole, finishing with a 10-under-par 62 to hold a two-shot lead at the midpoint of the Farmers Insurance Open in La Jolla, Calif.
Tiger Woods birdied his final hole to shoot 1-under-par 71 Friday and move to 4 under overall after two rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif.
Former Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel became the first member of the 2017 World Series winning team to publicly apologize for illegal sign stealing on Friday.
Atlanta United announced Friday the club has loaned midfielder Andrew Carleton to Indy Eleven for the 2020 USL Championship season.
The New Orleans Saints want to keep emails exchanged with the local Roman Catholic archdiocese private and are going to court to try to shield the correspondence, according to an Associated Press report.
Each week during the basketball season, the Citizen will nominate four players for its Boys Fans Choice Player of the Week. Online voting at www.RockdaleNewtonCitizen.com will begin by Monday and will end Thursdays at midnight.
Roger Federer survived a grueling, five-set battle on Friday at the Australian Open, beating home-country favorite John Millman 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (10-8) to advance to the fourth round.
Coco Gauff upset defending champion Naomi Osaka in a dominating 6-3, 6-4 third-round victory on Friday at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Sedrickia Wynn’s freshman year of track at Highland Community College exceeded all of her expectations after graduating from Rockdale County High School in May of 2018.
Antonio Brown was released on $110,000 bond on Friday by a Broward County, Fla., judge who ordered a mental health evaluation, revoked Brown's passport and required GPS monitoring as terms of his conditional freedom.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Sitting side-by-side on stage Thursday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, Lyn St. James and Hailie Deegan represented two significant eras in auto racing competition.