OAKLAND (AP) - Ron Washington is back in the dugout where he got his big league start as a coach, promoted to his old position as third base coach for the Oakland Athletics on Monday after the club dismissed Mike Gallego.
SEATTLE (AP) - Danny Valencia homered and Stephen Vogt doubled twice in Oakland's seven-run fifth inning, and the Athletics climbed out of a big hole against Hisashi Iwakuma for an 11-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Miguel Cotto's fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is anywhere near as difficult as the negotiations to get them in the ring together, boxing fans are in for a treat this fall.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Long black hair swinging from his helmet, 303-pound defensive lineman Mike Purcell intercepted Dustin Vaughan's pass and returned it 37 yards for a touchdown to help the San Francisco 49ers beat the Dallas Cowboys 23-6 on Sunday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Sean Doolittle's first appearance in nearly three months didn't go very well. Fresh off the disabled list, the Athletics closer lasted just five batters and let a late one-run lead slip away.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored his 12th goal of the season 4 minutes into the game and the San Jose Earthquakes beat Eastern Conference-leading D.C. United 2-0 on Saturday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The San Francisco Giants had their chances, but just couldn't take advantage of their opportunities.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Charles Johnson and Chase Ford each caught touchdown passes in the second quarter for the Minnesota Vikings, who came back from an hour-plus weather delay to defeat the Oakland Raiders 20-12 on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian apologized Sunday for his behavior and inappropriate language at a team event the night before.
SAATOGA (AP) - Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is on his way to the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course, where a sellout crowd is likely to turn one of racing's most historic tracks into a festival to remember.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Davis Love III's long victory drought is over. Tiger Woods will have to wait a while to get another chance.
BEIJING (AP) - A heart-stopper. A lean at the line. A next-to-nothing margin over a more-than-game challenger.
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - IndyCar driver Justin Wilson was in a coma and in critical condition after sustaining a head injury when he was hit by a large piece of debris that broke off a car Sunday in the crash-filled race at Pocono Raceway.
MASON, Ohio (AP) - Roger Federer jutted his right index finger toward the summer-blue sky to celebrate his latest Cincinnati title. He would have needed both hands to count all of them.
OXNARD (AP) - Dallas owner Jerry Jones suggested Friday that the Cowboys could sit quarterback Tony Romo and other starters for a preseason game in San Francisco over concerns with the troublesome turf at Levi's Stadium.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Rickie Fowler didn't care about pretty. He cared about winning.
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee fired back at Shaquille O'Neal via Twitter after the former star-turned TNT analyst posted on his ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Russell Westbrook scored 17 points in his 28th triple-double of the season, and his new teammates fit in seamlessly as the Oklahoma ...
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The good news for NASCAR is that all signs indicate Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a legitimate shot to win the Daytona ...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - A change in his catching stance has Josh Phegley feeling fine and ready to resume his role as part of the Oakland ...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Denny Hamlin didn't need a Toyota teammate to grab another win at Daytona International Speedway.
OAKLAND (AP) - Zaza Pachulia holds his own during competitive games of poker on the airplane alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson - they call it the ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 35 points in a 3-point flurry over the final 3:37 of the third quarter, and the ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Playing behind All-Star DeMarcus Cousins the past two years, Willie Cauley-Stein has been patiently waiting for his chance with the Sacramento Kings.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Upon further review, hoisting a championship trophy is exactly how Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants to end his career.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed free agent cornerback K'Waun Williams to a one-year deal.
NEW YORK (AP) - There won't be any wild pitches on intentional walks this season.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Eduardo Nunez finally got a chance to play regularly last season - and made the most of it.
LeBron James, Steph Curry and the rest of the NBA have had a chance to catch their collective breath, kick their feet up for a ...