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.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Venus Williams held up her end of the deal for another all-sisters Australian Open final with a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3 win ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Warriors coach Steve Kerr says what amazes him about Stephen Curry is how immensely popular he is with young kids - maybe ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Beating the stacked Golden State Warriors is tough enough. Beating them when they're coming off a loss is becoming darn ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - The criticism quieted. The problems persist.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams reached her 10th consecutive Grand Slam semifinal, and kept her bid alive for a record 23rd major title, with a ...
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:33 left in the third period to lift the San Jose Sharks to a ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks traded forward Tommy Wingels to the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday for two minor league forwards and a 2017 ...
Tiger Woods was quick to set the record straight, with a smile.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nick Hundley agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Giants on Tuesday to serve as Buster Posey's backup catcher.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - With Rudy Gay out for the season, the Sacramento Kings are in for quite a challenge on this eight-game road trip.
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - California Chrome is a favorite to win his finale and potentially make history.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR is taking a progressive approach to modernizing its series with a radical new format.
NEW YORK (AP) - For everyone who thinks spring training is too long, help is on the way - a little, anyway.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tiger Woods is roaring into the new year, preparing to play four times in five weeks in his return to the PGA ...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Venus Williams has reached her 21st Grand Slam semifinal, her first at the Australian Open in 14 years.