SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California's governing board tabled a policy on Thursday that would have made the public college system the nation's second to tie bonuses awarded to winning athletic coaches to how well their players do in the classroom.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry got involved in a rare altercation before finishing with 22 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 126-113 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record 17th straight home win.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Brook Lopez had 22 points and six blocks and the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Sacramento Kings 103-100 on Wednesday night for only their second win in the last 10.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Second baseman Marco Scutaro was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andre Ward wrote out his retirement speech a few times in the last two years. With his usual fastidious style, the super middleweight champion laid out every reason he felt he had to end his unblemished boxing career in his prime.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - An agitated Roger Federer spat out the question that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova easily could have asked the players who pushed them to the limits in the second round of the Australian Open.
PHOENIX (AP) - The NFL is taking its extra-point experiment to the Pro Bowl.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots are brushing off and even finding humor in questions about whether they used under-inflated footballs in the game that put them in the Super Bowl.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams' mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.
The Chicago Bears hired Vic Fangio as their new defensive coordinator Tuesday, hoping the veteran coach who spent the last four seasons with San Francisco can breathe some life into the once-storied unit.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Jack Del Rio picked the same offensive coordinator to start his tenure in Oakland as he did more than a decade ago in Jacksonville.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Max Scherzer will become the highest-paid right-handed pitcher in the major leagues after agreeing to a $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals that includes a record $50 million signing bonus.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Four-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic returned to Rod Laver Arena for the first time as a husband and father, shrugging off the effects of a cold to beat No. 116-ranked Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in his first-round match on Tuesday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - James Michael McAdoo signed a 10-day contract Monday morning after getting called up from the NBA Development League. By late afternoon, he had teammates and fans cheering his debut and went home with the game ball.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jason Day's plan for the Bridgestone Invitational was to get in the lead as quickly as possible and expand it from ...
TROON, Scotland (AP) - Royal Troon voted overwhelmingly Friday to admit female members for the first time in the club's 138-year history.
PHOENIX (AP) - Conor Gillaspie fell a home run shy of the cycle, Johnny Cueto settled down after a rocky start to earn his 12th victory ...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A rare full day off turned out to be just what the Pittsburgh Pirates needed to keep Jeff Locke's winning streak ...
NEW YORK (AP) - David Wright walked stiffly from the clubhouse to the corridor outside the Mets batting cage, stood in front of a wall, a ...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Denny Hamlin insists he didn't let retiring NASCAR star Tony Stewart win last week at Sonoma Raceway.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Golf in Ohio must bring out the best in William McGirt.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte did their part.
LONDON (AP) - Viktor Troicki let the chair umpire - and the rest of the world - know exactly how angry he was about a key call one ...
LONDON (AP) - After two days filled with rain, the sun actually made an appearance at Wimbledon on Thursday, allowing for plenty of play all around ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw received an epidural injection for his sore lower back and will be placed on the 15-day disabled ...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Bruce Bochy all but had his mind made up days ago: Madison Bumgarner would hit in an AL ballpark for interleague rather ...
MARSEILLE, France (AP) - Portugal likes to leave it late at this European Championship, whether Cristiano Ronaldo is having a good game or not.
SAN JOSE (AP) - San Jose signed pending restricted free agent forward Tomas Hertl to a two-year contract Thursday worth a reported $6 million, keeping one ...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - After ruling the Bay Bridge Series for three days against the big-spending Giants, the Oakland Athletics ran right into Madison Bumgarner.