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.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio says the recipe for a good quarterback comes down to two things: decision-making and accuracy.
WUHAN, China (AP) - Venus Williams earned the 700th victory of her career Tuesday by beating German qualifier Julia Goerges 6-4, 6-3 in the second round of Wuhan Open.
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) - A gold catcher's mitt was placed on top of his remains. But on a day filled with stories from a lifetime in baseball, Yogi Berra was remembered for being more than one of the game's greats.
EL SEGUNDO (AP) - The third-leading scorer in NBA history had only the faintest smirk when he stood in front of the photographers' backdrop in his gold jersey Monday and held up a white sign reading: "Kobe Bryant."
NEW YORK (AP) Las Vegas and Quebec City are moving closer in their bids to land a NHL franchise.
SANTA CLARA. (AP) - Coming off two straight blowout losses, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula remained in the corner of his starting quarterback.
OAKLAND (AP) - If there was any danger of the Oakland Raiders becoming overconfident this week facing the winless Chicago Bears after winning back-to-back games for the first time since 2012, coach Jack Del Rio delivered a warning Monday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Packers coach Mike McCarthy is running out of superlatives to describe Aaron Rodgers.
MORAGA (AP) - When Randy Bennett arrived at Saint Mary's 16 years ago, he never envisioned it would be a destination job.
OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green approached Kevin Durant near the end of Golden State's bench and quickly their discussion escalated into a heated dispute, both ...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Evander Kane scored 1:05 into overtime and the Buffalo Sabres overcame a three-goal deficit in the third period to defeat ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Kemba Walker, Nicolas Batum and Marco Belinelli each had 17 points as the Charlotte Hornets snapped a seven-game losing streak with ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Kings star DeMarcus Cousins has been handed his automatic one-game suspension for his 16th technical of the season. He also was fined $25 ...
Any other day, any other course, and the golf course might have been empty.
NEW YORK (AP) - Holly Warlick has spent nearly three-quarters of her life at Tennessee. She's not used to seeing them unranked.
ATLANTA (AP) - There were partly cloudy skies in Atlanta on Monday, but the overcast looming over the city seemed to be more from the gloom ...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - New England Patriots defensive lineman Trey Flowers walked into the team's locker room on Monday night, still wearing the "Super Bowl ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Warriors coach Steve Kerr is sorry he swore - more than once - at a referee. He knows how hard that job must be.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Dwyane Wade knows he's lost some of his athleticism. But the Chicago Bulls' veteran guard hasn't lost the ability to make ...
HOUSTON (AP) - With a record five Super Bowl rings, Tom Brady certainly has established himself as the measuring stick for quarterbacks, NFL players and, just ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers officially hired Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach on Monday, more than a month ...
HOUSTON (AP) - They looked old and outmanned. Their star quarterback was frazzled, their stingy defense was a sieve.
HOUSTON (AP) - The greatest quarterback in NFL history led the biggest Super Bowl comeback to be the MVP on Sunday night.