LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Muhammad Ali won another round of love and appreciation for his achievements as a fighter in and out of the ring. He even got the hardware to prove it.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brett Anderson is optimistic that after a healthy and productive season he can carry that momentum right into the playoffs.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Josh Scobee couldn't. Twice.
OAKLAND . (AP) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr will take a leave of absence as he recovers from back surgery and will be replaced on an interim basis by Luke Walton.
SANTA CLARA. (AP) - Things aren't getting any easier for the struggling San Francisco 49ers, who were outscored 90-25 in their last two games. They're set to take on Aaron Rodgers and the undefeated Packers on Sunday as they look to avoid a 1-3 start.
ALAMEDA (AP) - TJ Carrie admits he was a little apprehensive when the Oakland Raiders coaches came to him last week to talk about playing safety.
CHICAGO (AP) - Most of Kyle Schwarber's major league firsts are long past, tucked away for safe keeping, or displayed on a shelf somewhere. His No. 12 Cubs jersey hangs in stores all over Chicago.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Barry Zito's big league career began 15 years ago with a win over the Angels in Oakland. It might have ended Wednesday with four innings against the Angels in the waning days of a losing season.
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.
TORONTO (AP) - Members of Team USA gathered for a few drinks after they were eliminated from the World Cup of Hockey.
OAKLAND (AP) - Daniel Mengden threw the pitch exactly where he wanted. Where it wound up - not what the Oakland rookie wanted.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Eduardo Nunez and Brandon Belt homered to help the San Francisco Giants overcome injuries to All-Star pitcher Johnny Cueto and shortstop Brandon ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick says he has received death threats through social media and other avenues since he began to protest during the national ...
OAKLAND (AP) - George Springer hit a go-ahead single in the top of the 10th inning, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on ...
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - Tim Tebow says he's just trying to get better each day in the New York Mets' instructional league.
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TORONTO (AP) - Patrick Kane was on the verge of tears as the final horn sounded on another American loss to Canada.
ATLANTA (AP) - Here's one argument against the notion that money is ruining golf: The PGA Tour is playing for $69 million over the final ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Despite missing key players, the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers are off to fast starts so far this season.
CHICAGO (AP) - Carson Wentz followed up an impressive NFL debut with another solid performance, throwing for 190 yards and a touchdown, and the Philadelphia Eagles ...
TORONTO (AP) - One game into the World Cup of Hockey, the United States is on the verge of elimination.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - As an 8-year-old in the Bronx, Vin Scully would grab a pillow, put it under his family's four-legged radio and lay ...
OAKLAND (AP) - A big pinch-hit double by seldom-used Tyler White in the eighth inning and little discipline at the plate by Marwin Gonzalez in the ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - After watching his defense give up more yards in the first two weeks than any team in NFL history, Oakland Raiders coach Jack ...