Retired World Series-winning catcher Bob Boone has a CD with 60 video clips of home-plate collisions that resulted in injuries. None of those happened in the past two seasons since Major League Baseball instituted a new rule to prevent collisions.
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Novak Djokovic was chasing a shot in his forehand corner when his left foot gave way and he tumbled to the court, landing on his left side as his racket went flying.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Everyone around him was telling Jason Day to withdraw from the Dell Match Play and not risk further injury to his back.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Travis Ishikawa, a postseason hero for the Giants during their last World Series run, drove in five runs and finished a single short of the cycle to help the Chicago White Sox beat San Francisco 13-9 on Sunday.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Jed Lowrie and Chris Coghlan hit home runs and Kendall Graveman pitched seven solid innings in the Oakland Athletics' 10-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) - After nearly four decades making the toughest calls in the biggest games, Joe Crawford faced one he hoped to avoid.
CARLSBAD (AP) - Lydia Ko won the Kia Classic on Sunday at Aviara, reaffirming her position as the top player in the world heading into the first major championship of the season.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Slumping Dallas is in jeopardy of missing the playoffs. In the locker room, the lingering question is: Do the Mavericks care enough to do anything about it?
OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 40 points in consecutive games for the first time in his career, Draymond Green posted his franchise-best 12th triple-double and the Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 117-105 on Sunday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - After a record-setting night of 3-pointers for Golden State, coach Steve Kerr's focus was more on deficiencies at the other end of the court that nearly cost his team a game against an undermanned opponent.
OAKLAND (AP) - The authority that operates O.co Coliseum has approved a new lease extension for the Oakland Raiders that more than triples the team's rent to use the stadium and their training facility in nearby Alameda.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and 11 rebounds and the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 116-94 on Friday night.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez hit his second spring homer, a two-run shot, and Carlo Frias threw four scoreless innings, leading the Dodgers to a 13-0 victory over a split-squad of San Francisco Giants on Friday night.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Johnny Cueto pitched six innings and singled against his former team and Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer as the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 8-5 on Friday.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Right-hander Jered Weaver returned to the mound after missing about two weeks with a neck injury to throw five solid innings and Mike Trout homered in his second straight game as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Oakland Athletics 11-3 on Friday.
Whether the dust-up between Stephen Curry and Under Armour keeps mushrooming or fizzles out, this much is true: In an era of contentious politics, the ...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - If the Oakland Athletics can jump out to a lead this season, they should be in great shape.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Jonathan Huberdeau needed overtime to extend his scoring streak and help celebrate Jaromir Jagr's birthday.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Todd Downing is walking into a pretty enviable position for his first career job as offensive coordinator.
OAKLAND (AP) - Missing his emotional leader and one of four All-Stars on Golden State's roster after Draymond Green was ejected late in the second ...
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Mark Melancon sprints to the mound and his heart starts racing - at precisely 183 beats per minute.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - A key to the Oakland Athletics' young and relatively inexperienced starting rotation will be to consistently get the ball to the bullpen ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Love won't be able to help the Cavaliers down the stretch this season.
NEW YORK (AP) - Charles Oakley is allowed back in Madison Square Garden, though the former New York Knicks star says he wants an apology before ...
If Doc Rivers had any advice for Steve Kerr, it would probably be to forget about Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry at the All-Star Game.
DENVER (AP) - The sellout crowd at the Pepsi Center came to see the sharpshooters, and they did. Only, it wasn't the Golden State Warriors ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray is starting fresh, ready to be Oakland's reliable ace again.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Matt Cain is facing a competition for the fifth spot in the San Francisco Giants' starting rotation.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants' even-year demise came down to a shaky bullpen that had been oh so reliable in the club's ...