Yao recovering well, hopes to return next season

Houston Rockets center Yao Ming hopes to return to the NBA next season as he continues to recover from surgery on his left foot.

Man who sold gun that killed McNair gets 2 1/2 years

A convicted murderer who pleaded guilty to selling the gun used to kill ex-NFL quarterback Steve McNair has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison.

Donovan joins Premier League team

Landon Donovan is joining Premier League team Everton on loan.

Bucks rookie Jennings fined $7,500 for Tweet

Bucks rookie Brandon Jennings has been fined $7,500 for posting a message on his Twitter account after Milwaukee's 108-101 double overtime win over Portland last weekend.

Sanchez back, will start for Jets vs. Falcons

Mark Sanchez will start for the New York Jets against the Atlanta Falcons after missing one game with a sprained posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

Tag Heuer to halt use of Tiger image in U.S.

Swiss watch maker Tag Heuer says it will not use Tiger Woods image in advertising campaigns in the United States for the foreseeable future.

Obama calls for action in Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN — A visibly angry Barack Obama threw down the gauntlet at China and other developing nations Friday, declaring that the time has come "not to talk but to act" on climate change.

Iranian forces take over Iraq oil well

NASIRIYAH, Iraq – Iranian forces took control of a southern Iraqi oil well on a disputed section of the border on Friday, US and Iraqi officials told AFP.

Cubs deal Bradley to M's for righty Silva

The Cubs on Friday traded outfielder Milton Bradley to the Mariners for right-handed pitcher Carlos Silva and cash.