LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nineteen years ago, Lakers guard Byron Scott arrived at the Fabulous Forum several hours before a game to find his new teenage rookie teammate already shooting with the arena lights off.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - 49ers tight end Vernon Davis isn't concerned about his team's locker room despite a 2-5 start to the season that included a team-wide meeting following an Oct. 4 loss to the Green Bay Packers.
NEW YORK (AP) - Yordano Ventura is the flamethrower who stares down hitters. Johnny Cueto has flowing dreadlocks and nicknamed his motion "The Rocking Chair." Edinson Volquez is the always ebullient guy who pitched just hours after his dad died.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - When it comes to any outside chatter questioning Colin Kaepernick's support system in his own locker room, coach Jim Tomsula hardly expects that would have been generated within team headquarters from management or players.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Johnny Cueto smothered the New York Mets with another big October outing. And the pesky Kansas City Royals kept fouling off Jacob deGrom's best pitches, wearing him down with persistence and prowess.
REDWOOD SHORES (AP) - Oracle founder Larry Ellison already owns an island in Hawaii. Now, his company is building a high school next to its Silicon Valley headquarters to help fulfill Ellison's desire to teach students more about technology and problem-solving.