Despite layoff, Tiger still the favorite to win the Masters

Despite not competing since his car crash in November, Tiger Woods is still the favorite to win the Masters.

NHL MVP Ovechkin 'disappointed' by two-game suspension

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin was surprised and says he was "disappointed" by the NHL's decision to suspend him for his hit on Chicago's Brian Campbell.

No. 2 for No. 24: Jeff Gordon's wife expecting a boy

Jeff Gordon says his wife is expecting a baby boy.

Hurricane experts meet in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE - Hurricane experts across the country are meeting in Baton Rouge this week. Up to 500 experts are expected to attend the Central Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Conference to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season.

Royal and Ancient 'pleased' Tiger is returning

The Royal & Ancient is glad that Tiger Woods will make his return to golf at the Masters, and the governing body of the sport outside the United States hopes he'll play at the British Open in July.

Agassi apologizes for poking fun at Sampras

Andre Agassi said he was "out of line'' and apologized for poking fun at Pete Sampras during a charity match last week.

Three-time defending champ leads Iditarod at final checkpoint

Three-time defending champion Lance Mackey is in the driver's seat and headed for the finish line in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Mackey wins 4th straight Iditarod, first musher to do so

Lance Mackey has won the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race one more time.

Army changes basic training for first time in three decades

FORT JACKSON, S.C. – At 5 a.m. on the Army's largest training base, soldiers grunt through the kinds of stretches, body twists and bent-leg raises that might be seen in an "ab blaster" class at a suburban gym.