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.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored less than 90 seconds into overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - The last time the baseball world caught a glimpse of Trevor Bauer's mangled pinkie finger on his right hand, it was grotesquely ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sidney Crosby scored in his season debut as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Tuesday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Blinking back tears, LeBron James extended his right ring finger, the one sparkling with 400 diamonds, and touched the championship banner.
NEW YORK (AP) - With Tom Brady back at quarterback, the New England Patriots once again lead the NFL in wins.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The New York Giants released placekicker Josh Brown on Tuesday, six days after police documents revealed Brown admitted to repeatedly ...
BERKELEY (AP) - Two days before California plays its second game in less than a week against a well-rested USC team, coach Sonny Dykes was still ...
STANFORD (AP) - Stanford junior Keller Chryst will make his first collegiate start at quarterback at Arizona on Saturday, coach David Shaw said Tuesday.
CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James had his 43rd career triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and Cleveland, after raising its championship banner before the game, beat ...
MIAMI (AP) - Happy new NBA season.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Despite a defense on pace to be one of the worst in the NFL in years, an offense that has struggled to ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Any other year, against any other team, the Cleveland Indians would be the sentimental choice in this year's World Series.
CHICAGO (AP) - Kris Bryant says he gets chills every time the fans at Wrigley Field shower him with "MVP!" chants.
The story lines are as long as a Stephen Curry 3-pointer.
OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr joked around on what became a post-mosh Monday, feeling some of the natural pressure before his Golden State Warriors get going ...