ALAMEDA (AP) - Donald Penn's suitcase was packed and he was all set to take a cross-country flight to visit the New York Giants when the Oakland Raiders finally upped their contract offer.
STANFORD (AP) - While others speculate whether Colin Kaepernick wants to remain in San Francisco or if the 49ers still want him as their quarterback, first-year coach Chip Kelly is publicly committed to him.
Haighley Kissee got all the run support she needed in the first inning, and the pitcher was backed by a stellar defensive effort in Manteca's 6-0 over visiting Kimball on Wednesday.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton and hitting coach Barry Bonds showed off their home run prowess at spring training.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - Leonys Martin and Luis Sardinas homered in Seattle's 6-run third inning against San Francisco starter Jeff Samardzija, and the Mariners rallied for a 9-6 win over the Giants on Wednesday.
INDIAN WELLS (AP) - Rafael Nadal rallied from a set down and fought off a match point in the third set to beat Alexander Zverev 6-7 (8), 6-0, 7-5 Wednesday and reach the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open in pursuit of a fourth title.
GENEVA (AP) - FIFA acknowledged Wednesday that past World Cups were awarded based on bribes, and the organization wants U.S. prosecutors to give it "tens of millions of dollars" seized from former FIFA officials who skimmed cash from broadcasting rights.
ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders agreed to a two-year contract Wednesday to re-sign free agent left tackle Donald Penn in another move to fortify the offensive line in front of quarterback Derek Carr.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson first played at Sleep Train Arena in junior high, and then again when he led his high school team to the playoffs.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 34 points and the Golden State Warriors extended their record regular-season home winning streak to 50 games with a 121-85 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.Curry shot 8 for 13 from long range and 12 of 20 from the floor overall before sitting out the fourth quarter with his team up big. The reigning MVP hit 3-pointers on three straight possessions late in the first quarter and on two in a row at the end of the third as the Warriors improved to 32-0 at Oracle Arena this season.Klay Thompson ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Darren Collison had 22 points in his ninth start of the season, DeMarcus Cousins also scored 22 and the Sacramento Kings completed a four-game season sweep of the Los Angeles Lakers with a 106-98 victory Tuesday night.
On the contentious issue of concussions, the NFL has relented on a once-steadfast stance.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Joonas Donskoi scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 13:23 remaining after an offensive zone penalty by Boston's Jimmy Hayes and the San Jose Sharks beat the Bruins 3-2 on Tuesday night.
INDIAN WELLS . (AP) - Defending champion Novak Djokovic continued his dominance of Philipp Kohlschreiber, winning 7-5, 7-5 in the BNP Paribas Open Tuesday.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Florida Gulf Coast showed once again that it can rise to the occasion in the NCAA Tournament.
Whether the dust-up between Stephen Curry and Under Armour keeps mushrooming or fizzles out, this much is true: In an era of contentious politics, the ...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - If the Oakland Athletics can jump out to a lead this season, they should be in great shape.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Jonathan Huberdeau needed overtime to extend his scoring streak and help celebrate Jaromir Jagr's birthday.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Todd Downing is walking into a pretty enviable position for his first career job as offensive coordinator.
OAKLAND (AP) - Missing his emotional leader and one of four All-Stars on Golden State's roster after Draymond Green was ejected late in the second ...
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Mark Melancon sprints to the mound and his heart starts racing - at precisely 183 beats per minute.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - A key to the Oakland Athletics' young and relatively inexperienced starting rotation will be to consistently get the ball to the bullpen ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Love won't be able to help the Cavaliers down the stretch this season.
NEW YORK (AP) - Charles Oakley is allowed back in Madison Square Garden, though the former New York Knicks star says he wants an apology before ...
If Doc Rivers had any advice for Steve Kerr, it would probably be to forget about Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry at the All-Star Game.
DENVER (AP) - The sellout crowd at the Pepsi Center came to see the sharpshooters, and they did. Only, it wasn't the Golden State Warriors ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray is starting fresh, ready to be Oakland's reliable ace again.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Matt Cain is facing a competition for the fifth spot in the San Francisco Giants' starting rotation.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants' even-year demise came down to a shaky bullpen that had been oh so reliable in the club's ...