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.
NEW YORK (AP) - Long before they were honored for guiding teams with depleted rosters to first-place finishes, Dave Roberts and Terry Francona were forever linked.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Los Angeles sought to allay concerns over Donald Trump's election, Paris played up its glamorous venues and Budapest set itself apart as a mid-sized alternative as the three cities made their first public pitches Tuesday in the race to host the 2024 Olympics.
CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James had 28 points and 14 assists, Kyrie Irving scored 24 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 121-117 on Tuesday night to match the best start in franchise history after 10 games.
NEW YORK (AP) - Freshman Malik Monk scored 23 points on 7-for-11 shooting from 3-point range, and Isaiah Briscoe added 21 to lead No. 2 Kentucky to a 69-48 victory over No. 13 Michigan State on Tuesday night in the State Farm Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - LeBron James respected Phil Jackson's unmatched coaching accomplishments. That affection has vanished.
THOUSAND OAKS, (AP) - Jared Goff is ready to show the Los Angeles Rams he was worth the wait.
NEW YORK (AP) - Big D has made a big move all the way to the top.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Tony Romo stopped a reporter in the middle of what appeared to be the first question in his first meeting with the media since August.
MONTREAL (AP) - Alex Ovechkin tied Canadiens great Maurice "Rocket" Richard with his 544th career goal and had two assists, leading the Washington Capitals to a ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - The meticulous rebuilding job in Oakland crashed as soon as quarterback Derek Carr broke his right leg in the penultimate game of the ...
ZURICH (AP) - Capping what he called the best year of his career, Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth FIFA best player award on Monday.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers interviewed Washington offensive coordinator Sean McVay for the team's vacant head coaching job and Carolina assistant general ...
KEARNS, Utah (AP) - Joey Mantia won the 1,000 meters and the mass start race Sunday on the final day of the U.S. Speed ...
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Justin Thomas kept reminding himself that a one-shot lead with two holes to play is never a bad place to be on ...
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Grigor Dimitrov concentrated on fun and games at the season-opening Brisbane International, looking for something a bit different to his regular routine.
SEATTLE (AP) - With the emergence of Doug Baldwin, the arrival of Tyler Lockett and a list of injuries that slowed his development, Paul Richardson was ...
HOUSTON (AP) - Oakland's first trip to the playoffs in 14 seasons was short-circuited in great part because of injuries that wrecked its once-prolific offense.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Matt Moore slowly sat up and took a moment to gather himself after a hit by Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree to the chin ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Missed opportunities kept Eli Manning and the New York Giants from another postseason victory at Lambeau Field.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Steve Kerr pulled a Gregg Popovich. One missed defensive assignment with no backdoor help on DeMarcus Cousins, and Kerr called a timeout 18 ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - As the playoffs played in the background, the Oakland Raiders packed their bags, said their goodbyes and began an offseason that started far ...
HOUSTON (AP) - Two weeks ago, the Oakland Raiders were heading for the playoffs with MVP candidate Derek Carr at quarterback.
ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders will be without star left tackle Donald Penn for their playoff opener against Houston.