ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland running back Taiwan Jones is in a good place these days, both from a mental standpoint and his role in the Raiders offense.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants declined their 2016 contract options on outfielders Nori Aoki and Marlon Byrd.
SHANGHAI - Jordan Spieth wore a black tunic with red trim around the collar to take part in a Chinese drum ceremony late Tuesday afternoon just as the Shanghai skyline began to glow with lights behind him and three other top players.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Welcome to The Jungle, Johnny.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Atlanta, New Orleans and Santa Clara, California, were selected to host College Football Playoff national championship games from a group of nine cities and regions.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Michael Crabtree's resurrection in Oakland this season has caught many people around the NFL by surprise, particularly given the way the wide receiver's final two years with San Francisco went.
PHOENIX (AP) - Eric Bledsoe scored 19 points, Brandon Knight added 17 and the Phoenix Suns routed the Sacramento Kings 118-97 Wednesday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - After four lopsided wins to open the season, the Golden State Warriors were happy to find themselves in a nail-biter for a change.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Three years after Colin Kaepernick took over as starting quarterback and led the San Francisco 49ers on a Super Bowl run, coach Jim Tomsula decided that his struggling quarterback needed a break and his dormant offense needed a change.
ALAMEDA. (AP) - The decade-long search for a game-breaking wide receiver in Oakland has ended.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers signed running back Pierre Thomas on Tuesday to bolster the position given a rash of recent injuries, adding to a wild two days of change for the once-proud franchise that included the benching of struggling quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Looking to squash any notion that the drivers are running amok on the track, NASCAR suspended Matt Kenseth for two races Tuesday for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano in an act of retaliation that dramatically changed the lineup of drivers in the running for the championship.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The only action at the NFL's trade deadline Tuesday came in Denver, where tight end Vernon Davis arrived to take his physical and begin learning the language of Peyton Manning's suddenly revved-up offense.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Dusty Baker got another managing job, this time with the Washington Nationals. And Major League Baseball got another black skipper, something the man in charge of the sport called "encouraging."
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Zach Randolph had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies bounced back from an embarrassing loss to Golden State with a 103-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Despite being in their second season as teammates in Oakland, Derek Carr said there are still times even he is surprised by the ...
OAKLAND (AP) - At Warriors team headquarters, Zaza Pachulia sits alongside Kevin Durant in the locker room as they dress for practice or ice down each ...
Dwyane Wade was in Chicago and Tim Duncan wasn't with San Antonio as players and teams around the NBA began adjusting to new circumstances ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - When Terry Francona looks across the diamond at Boston's dugout, the Indians manager will have emotions to suppress. It won't be ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - There was Jose Bautista's emphatic bat flip after his tiebreaking homer in the ALDS-clinching game last October, and then Rougned Odor ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Max Scherzer remembers being urged to try to slow everything down for his postseason debut five years ago.
MIAMI (AP) - Marlins hitting coach Barry Bonds was fired Wednesday along with third base coach Lenny Harris and bullpen coach Reid Cornelius.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The preseason expectations for the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers were at opposite ends of the spectrum.
NEW YORK (AP) - Nobody takes to October like Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Denver Broncos are one of two teams off to a 4-0 start this season. However, they are alone at the top ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - As Simon Pagenaud collected a $1 million champion's check Tuesday night, he was already contemplating what the 2017 IndyCar season might actually ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Tim Tebow will test his baseball skills against some of the game's premier prospects.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs embraced the target and ran away with the best record in baseball.
TORONTO (AP) - Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred supports changing the rule that expands active rosters from 25 to 40 each Sept. 1.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Torrey Smith entered the season as one of the few San Francisco receivers with any proven track record in the NFL.