SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mike Leake pitched a two-hitter for his first career shutout, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 on Wednesday night.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Opposing defender Tyrann Mathieu went off about how San Francisco's simplified passing game made it clear where Colin Kaepernick's throws were going in Sunday's 40-point, four-interception loss at Arizona. The quarterback's worst game as a pro prompted plenty of people to question his game and all that work he put in with Kurt Warner over the offseason in the desert, or even call for his job.
ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have spent most of the past decade searching for big-play options at quarterback, running back and receiver.
OAKLAND (AP) - Andre Iguodala has been doing more dunking this offseason, and that's rare for him when nothing is on the line.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - If he has to use crutches, Tim Lincecum sure digs his snazzy set that comfortably get him around following surgery on his left hip earlier this month. They allowed him to be back at the ballpark this week with his teammates and support system, including the faithful Giants fans.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Albert Pujols had an RBI double among his three hits, Erick Aybar drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Angels kept the AL playoff race tight for yet another day with their seventh consecutive victory, 8-1 over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Clayton Kershaw pitched the big-money Dodgers to their third straight NL West title, tossing a 1-hitter as Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 8-0 on Tuesday night.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio says the recipe for a good quarterback comes down to two things: decision-making and accuracy.
WUHAN, China (AP) - Venus Williams earned the 700th victory of her career Tuesday by beating German qualifier Julia Goerges 6-4, 6-3 in the second round of Wuhan Open.
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) - A gold catcher's mitt was placed on top of his remains. But on a day filled with stories from a lifetime in baseball, Yogi Berra was remembered for being more than one of the game's greats.
EL SEGUNDO (AP) - The third-leading scorer in NBA history had only the faintest smirk when he stood in front of the photographers' backdrop in his gold jersey Monday and held up a white sign reading: "Kobe Bryant."
NEW YORK (AP) Las Vegas and Quebec City are moving closer in their bids to land a NHL franchise.
SANTA CLARA. (AP) - Coming off two straight blowout losses, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula remained in the corner of his starting quarterback.
OAKLAND (AP) - If there was any danger of the Oakland Raiders becoming overconfident this week facing the winless Chicago Bears after winning back-to-back games for the first time since 2012, coach Jack Del Rio delivered a warning Monday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Packers coach Mike McCarthy is running out of superlatives to describe Aaron Rodgers.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Tomas Hertl scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:24 remaining and the San Jose Sharks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs for the ...
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Pitchless intentional walks could start in spring training games this week.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Russell Westbrook scored 12 of his 43 points in the final 2:05 to help Oklahoma City beat Utah.
CLEVELAND (AP) - After rattling off several reasons for signing with the Cavaliers, Deron Williams got around to the one that matters most.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - Tim Tebow quickly got into the swing of spring training, hitting nine home runs in batting practice Monday during his ...
NEW YORK (AP) - UConn remains the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's basketball poll while the rest of the top five were ...
Le'Veon Bell, Chandler Jones, Melvin Ingram and Kawann Short didn't have to wait until Wednesday's deadline to get franchise tagged.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Stephen Curry is surrounded by stars with the Golden State Warriors. He's never needed them more than Monday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - With Minnesota's slow start to the season a distant memory, Andrew Wiggins firmly believes the Timberwolves are ready to make an anticipated ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers tendered one-year contracts to exclusive rights free agent nose tackle Mike Purcell and linebacker Carl Bradford on Monday.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Decked in Monster gear and chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily clad models ...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Matt Moore kept it simple in his first spring start for the San Francisco Giants.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Top-seeded Milos Raonic withdrew from the Delray Beach Open final Sunday after injuring his hamstring a day earlier, giving the title ...