SHANGHAI - Jordan Spieth wore a black tunic with red trim around the collar to take part in a Chinese drum ceremony late Tuesday afternoon just as the Shanghai skyline began to glow with lights behind him and three other top players.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Welcome to The Jungle, Johnny.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Atlanta, New Orleans and Santa Clara, California, were selected to host College Football Playoff national championship games from a group of nine cities and regions.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Michael Crabtree's resurrection in Oakland this season has caught many people around the NFL by surprise, particularly given the way the wide receiver's final two years with San Francisco went.
PHOENIX (AP) - Eric Bledsoe scored 19 points, Brandon Knight added 17 and the Phoenix Suns routed the Sacramento Kings 118-97 Wednesday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - After four lopsided wins to open the season, the Golden State Warriors were happy to find themselves in a nail-biter for a change.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Three years after Colin Kaepernick took over as starting quarterback and led the San Francisco 49ers on a Super Bowl run, coach Jim Tomsula decided that his struggling quarterback needed a break and his dormant offense needed a change.
ALAMEDA. (AP) - The decade-long search for a game-breaking wide receiver in Oakland has ended.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers signed running back Pierre Thomas on Tuesday to bolster the position given a rash of recent injuries, adding to a wild two days of change for the once-proud franchise that included the benching of struggling quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Looking to squash any notion that the drivers are running amok on the track, NASCAR suspended Matt Kenseth for two races Tuesday for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano in an act of retaliation that dramatically changed the lineup of drivers in the running for the championship.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The only action at the NFL's trade deadline Tuesday came in Denver, where tight end Vernon Davis arrived to take his physical and begin learning the language of Peyton Manning's suddenly revved-up offense.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Dusty Baker got another managing job, this time with the Washington Nationals. And Major League Baseball got another black skipper, something the man in charge of the sport called "encouraging."
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Zach Randolph had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies bounced back from an embarrassing loss to Golden State with a 103-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland city officials are taking yet another run at financing a new stadium to keep the Oakland Raiders in town.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Cam Newton tries to distract Graham Gano in practice sometimes, walking over to the veteran kicker and whispering in his ear, "Just a little bit of pressure."
Texas A&M was ranked fourth behind Alabama, Clemson and Michigan in the season's first College Football Playoff rankings.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Indians ace Corey Kluber is a throwback to the old days.
MIAMI (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins went into the fourth quarter with no personal fouls. By the end of regulation, he had fouled out.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Stephen Curry had just five points in the first half against the Portland Trail Blazers. He knew the second half was going ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 32 points and the reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers remained undefeated, beating the Houston Rockets 128-120 on Tuesday ...
MIAMI (AP) - Ray Allen won championships in Boston and Miami, made one of the most memorable shots in NBA Finals history and has more 3-pointers ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Jay Cutler's halftime speech - yup, that Jay Cutler - helped the Chicago Bears turn a strong start into one surprising victory.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Three games at Wrigley Field did to Kyle Schwarber what a shredded left knee, six grueling months of rehab and the Cleveland Indians ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Terry Francona viewed the mass of humanity from high above.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - California Chrome was made the early even-money favorite Monday in a field of 10 for the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic, in ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Forget about Dwight Howard's trouble at the line and Atlanta's off night from the field. The Hawks settled down in time ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - Whether it was lining up with too many people or in the wrong place, holding too much or hitting too late, the Oakland ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Flash back to Oct. 12, 1920."An overjoyed crowd of nearly 28,000 fans blazed into a conflagration of hysterical excitement when the ...
DENVER (AP) - Welcome back to Raiders-Broncos, a rivalry that's lost some of its luster in recent years.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Derek Carr kept throwing touchdowns and the officials kept throwing flags as both set records as the Oakland Raiders defeated Tampa Bay ...