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.
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.
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) - Ariya Jutanugarn was flirting with another Sunday meltdown, her six-stroke lead down to one after a double bogey on the par-4 ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Outfielder Billy Burns was traded from the Oakland Athletics to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday for outfield prospect Brett Eibner.
HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Wondolowski volleyed home Cordell Cato's chip pass in the 59th minute and the San Jose Earthquakes held on for a 1-1 ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Watching a second straight loss to last-place Tampa Bay convinced the New York Yankees it was time to shift more fully into ...
NAPA (AP) - Raiders defensive back DJ Hayden knows his NFL career might already be at a crossroads after just three seasons.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Sonny Gray entered his start against Cleveland with a 2-0 record and a 0.64 ERA against the Indians.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain threw five hitless innings for his 100th career victory and the San Francisco Giants held the Washington Nationals to three ...
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Jimmy Walker did everything required of a major champion on the longest final day in 64 years at a PGA Championship.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Right tackle Anthony Davis sat down with 49ers general manager Trent Baalke for a productive discussion about his return to the team ...
RIO DE JANERIO (AP) - Since he coasted to the 100-meter finish line in world-record time at the Bird's Nest eight years ago, Usain Bolt ...
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Pocono CEO Brandon Igdalsky took refuge from the rain inside a garage stall that was being used as the site of ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - All it took was one bad play and one bad inning to derail the Oakland Athletics.
NAPA (AP) - Coach Jack Del Rio walked off the field after the first training camp practice and was quickly asked about the "buzz" surrounding his ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 13 points, DeMarcus Cousins powered a dominant performance in the paint, and the United States pulled away from Venezuela for ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers signed defensive lineman B.J. McBryde to a two-year deal Friday.