CHICAGO (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels stumbled, Mike Trout soared again.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics are staying put under new leadership and determined to find the right location for an intimate new ballpark that brings together the community with a great vibe for fans. One that will be privately funded and, in time, increase revenue and improve the on-field product.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith is not someone prone to making public statements, especially the kind that could be construed as political, controversial or divisive.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - Looking a bit shocked, Jurgen Klinsmann called it a "bitter moment" four times in 14 minutes and also a "bitter pill to swallow" during his post-match news conference. He described the 4-0 wipeout in a World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica as "the defeat that hurts most" during his five-year tenure as U.S. coach.
NEW YORK (AP) - Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy says he has used the term "posse" before, and it was always in regards to minorities.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - After struggling in the first few weeks of the season to find their patented offensive rhythm, the San Antonio Spurs are once again making it miserable for opposing teams.
NEW YORK (AP) - Max Scherzer celebrated aboard a boat off the British Virgin Islands, doused by college pals on a floating party.
TORONTO (AP) - Drake Night or not, the Golden State Warriors pushed aside the Toronto Raptors.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The previous time the 49ers squared off with Tom Brady and the Patriots, they considered themselves equals among the NFL's elite.
ALAMEDA (AP) - After failing to hear his name called during last spring's NFL draft, Denver Kirkland's number is getting called quite often for the Oakland Raiders this season.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Dressed in their classic silver and black uniforms, the Raiders players huddle before kickoff. After words of encouragement and a prayer, the teenagers finish with head butts, shoulder slaps and a battle cry: "Uno, dos, tres... vamos!"
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick is standing behind his decision not to vote in the presidential election or even register to take part in the democratic process, saying he can effect change in other ways besides through a ballot.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - It had been a while since Joakim Nordstrom scored a goal, and even longer since Cam Ward shut out an opponent.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - The United States put itself in a deep hole in World Cup qualifying with one of its worst performances in decades.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Clark County Commission has approved an ordinance to enact an increase in the local hotel room tax to help fund construction of a huge stadium they hope will bring the NFL's Raiders to Las Vegas.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Every game in the San Jose Sharks' rivalry series with Los Angeles takes a bit extra out of both teams.
OAKLAND (AP) - Russell Westbrook promised to pay back Zaza Pachulia for a hard foul.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hard hats on, Steve Kerr and Kevin Durant lifted their golden shovels filled with dirt in a ceremonial moment for the Warriors ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The search for a new San Francisco 49ers coach has narrowed in on Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan after the only other ...
BERKELEY (AP) - With more than a half-century without a Rose Bowl berth, tougher academic standards than most Pac-12 schools and lackluster fan support in a ...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Angelique Kerber smiled and waved her arms like an orchestra conductor as the Rod Laver Arena crowd sang "Happy Birthday" after her ...
NEW YORK (AP) - The cloud of steroids hovers above Hall of Fame voting, much as it shrouded baseball in the 1990s and early 2000s.
MIAMI (AP) - Goran Dragic had 21 points and eight assists, Wayne Ellington scored 18 off the bench and the Miami Heat overcame another triple-double from ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Now, everybody can sit back for a few months and envision the possibility of another scintillating NBA Finals between Cleveland and Golden State.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Sharks coach Peter DeBoer wanted a lot more out of his team following a lackluster shutout loss to St. Louis. Joel Ward ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The search for San Francisco's new coach narrowed on Monday with New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels pulling out of the ...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams is choosing her moments carefully. Deep contemplation on her recent engagement, she says, can wait until after the Australian Open.
BOSTON (AP) - Isaiah Thomas scored 17 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter, and the surging Boston Celtics beat Charlotte for their ninth victory ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals' nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green and LeBron James went at it again in the first half of the Cavaliers' visit to Golden State on Monday.