SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Sgt. Casey Day was skeptical. The chief of his rural Northern California police department wanted him to find out if an ancient martial arts weapon made famous in 1970s Bruce Lee movies could be used to subdue unruly suspects.
OAKLAND (AP) - NBA MVP Stephen Curry showed in a hurry he hasn't lost a step or his swagger, scoring 40 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 111-95 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night to open their title defense.
ALAMEDA (AP) - After enduring three years of losing as he tore down and then tried to build back up the Oakland Raiders, general manager Reggie McKenzie is finally seeing the payoff of his work in year four.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The father of Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez died Tuesday in the Dominican Republic, shortly before his son took the mound to start Game 1 of the World Series against the New York Mets.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) - The gap is becoming a canyon. No matter the stakes, the year or the young women with the USA patch on their shimmering leotards, there is the gymnastics' powerhouse constructed and relentlessly maintained by national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and there is everybody else.
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is still experiencing symptoms caused by complications following back surgery this summer and isn't sure when he will resume his duties on the bench.
NEW YORK (AP) - NFL lawyers told a federal appeals court in Manhattan on Monday that it was "unfathomable" that a judge could decide to lift New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" controversy.