SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California's governing board tabled a policy on Thursday that would have made the public college system the nation's second to tie bonuses awarded to winning athletic coaches to how well their players do in the classroom.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry got involved in a rare altercation before finishing with 22 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 126-113 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record 17th straight home win.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Brook Lopez had 22 points and six blocks and the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Sacramento Kings 103-100 on Wednesday night for only their second win in the last 10.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Second baseman Marco Scutaro was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andre Ward wrote out his retirement speech a few times in the last two years. With his usual fastidious style, the super middleweight champion laid out every reason he felt he had to end his unblemished boxing career in his prime.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - An agitated Roger Federer spat out the question that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova easily could have asked the players who pushed them to the limits in the second round of the Australian Open.
PHOENIX (AP) - The NFL is taking its extra-point experiment to the Pro Bowl.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots are brushing off and even finding humor in questions about whether they used under-inflated footballs in the game that put them in the Super Bowl.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams' mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.
The Chicago Bears hired Vic Fangio as their new defensive coordinator Tuesday, hoping the veteran coach who spent the last four seasons with San Francisco can breathe some life into the once-storied unit.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Jack Del Rio picked the same offensive coordinator to start his tenure in Oakland as he did more than a decade ago in Jacksonville.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Max Scherzer will become the highest-paid right-handed pitcher in the major leagues after agreeing to a $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals that includes a record $50 million signing bonus.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Four-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic returned to Rod Laver Arena for the first time as a husband and father, shrugging off the effects of a cold to beat No. 116-ranked Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in his first-round match on Tuesday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - James Michael McAdoo signed a 10-day contract Monday morning after getting called up from the NBA Development League. By late afternoon, he had teammates and fans cheering his debut and went home with the game ball.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson interviewed Sunday with the San Francisco 49ers regarding their head coaching vacancy, a person with direct knowledge ...
Vontaze Burfict was having the game of his life when he ran into the bowels of Paul Brown Stadium with what appeared to be a ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs cobbled together an 11-game win streak that included their first playoff triumph in 22 years by using ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - There were parts of the Steelers' playoff game that seemed surreal.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks needed more than three quarters to warm up at Minnesota, their quest to avenge last year's ...
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers did a jig after his first touchdown pass. Later, he was smiling and nodding and thrusting both arms overhead.
CHICAGO (AP) - Even though fewer U.S. teens are smoking, secondhand smoke remains a big problem for them, a government study found.
BURNS, Ore. (AP) - The occupation of national wildlife area by a small, armed group upset over federal land policies stretched into its second week as ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers opened their wallet to sign Japanese pitcher Kenta Maeda to an incentive-laden deal that could be worth $106.2 million ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Johnny Manziel's troubles keep piling up.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Gary Kubiak stuck to his word in naming Peyton Manning his starter even after declaring that Brock Osweiler had done nothing to ...
CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Brett Favre is one step away from entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
SAN JOSE . (AP) - Petr Mrazek made 35 saves, Justin Abdelkader scored with 6:52 remaining and the Detroit Red Wings beat the San Jose Sharks ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Golden State's Draymond Green has moved into third place in voting for the Western Conference frontcourt, putting him in position to ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After addressing their holes in the pitching rotation early in free agency, the San Francisco Giants filled their biggest remaining need Thursday.