The Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Major League Baseball intends to push forward with the process that could lead to possible rule changes involving the strike zone, installation of pitch clocks and limits on trips to the pitcher's mound. While baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred expressed hope the ongoing process would lead to an agreement, he said clubs would reserve the right to act unilaterally, consistent with the rule-change provision of the sport's labor contract.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - As Santiago Casilla awaits his final paperwork to depart the Dominican Republic and rejoin the Oakland Athletics, he has been speaking with young baseball players at the team's academy in his home country.
Imagine the best players in golf competing at the absolute top of their games.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson might have had an easier time had his 6-year-old daughter asked for help with a school art project. Genevieve Johnson instead left dad briefly bewildered with a messier question:
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have hired former NFL players DeMeco Ryans and Daniel Bullocks as assistants on coach Kyle Shanahan's staff.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started yelling loudly enough for DeAndre Jordan to hear them from his spot on the Western Conference bench.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Although Franklin Gutierrez officially joined the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday afternoon, the veteran outfielder had already been working out at their spring training complex for two days.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The only question about Dustin Johnson going to No. 1 in the world is: What took so long?
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Buster Posey leans on the back of the batting cage under Arizona's blue skies, one leg crossed over the other as he watches his teammates take their cuts while awaiting his own turn. The star catcher chats up athletic trainer Dave Groeschner and talks hitting with manager Bruce Bochy.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Johnny Cueto remains in the Dominican Republic helping his ailing father a week after pitchers and catchers reported to spring training, and the San Francisco Giants spoke with him on Monday and reported the right-hander is doing well and expects to join the team by this weekend.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Optimism abounds after the opening weekend at Daytona International Speedway, especially for NASCAR's top teams.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Jahlil Okafor viewed New Orleans during All-Star weekend with a different lens than usual, since he thought there was a chance it may have been his next home.
Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac headed into All-Star weekend convinced it was finally time to part ways with ultra-talented center DeMarcus Cousins.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have agreed to trade DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Tyreke Evans, 2016 first-round draft pick Buddy Hield, Langston Galloway and first- and second-round draft picks this summer, a person familiar with the situation said Sunday night.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie would like some resolution before the draft next week on whether running back Marshawn Lynch wants to come ...
MONACO (AP) - David Goffin beat Novak Djokovic for the first time in his career on his fifth match point, winning 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 to reach ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant dealt with so much scrutiny when he decided to join Golden State last July, he keeps reminding himself of that and ...
DENVER (AP) - Madison Bumgarner was zooming around on a dirt bike during his team's day off when he hit a slippery spot and crashed.
PARIS (AP) - Maria Sharapova will find out the week starting May 15 if she can compete at the French Open, which starts two weeks later ...
MOBILE (AP) - Zach Veach had called Ed Carpenter Racing simply to check in on a fellow injured driver.
DENVER (AP) - Trevor Story has been tinkering with his swing to break out of a slump.
OAKLAND (AP) - Yonder Alonso and Trevor Plouffe homered, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Friday night.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Oakland Raiders wouldn't pay rent at a proposed tax-funded stadium they want to call home in Las Vegas under the ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant said he felt ready to play in Golden State's Game 2 playoff win a day earlier yet the Warriors opted ...
DALLAS (AP) - One day after saying his back was progressing, Tiger Woods had a fourth back surgery to alleviate pain and will go through another ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Cesar Valdez pitched in the major leagues for the first time in nearly seven years and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders are making a commitment to one of the NFL's best players.
OAKLAND (AP) - They are "The Others," Golden State's tight-knit second unit of non-superstars. The backups, and a talented bunch, indeed.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - David Desharnais scored late in the first overtime to lift the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-3 win over the Sharks on Thursday ...