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.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Ravaged by injuries, the Los Angeles Angels are taking a chance on Tim Lincecum, the two-time NL Cy Young Award winner who is ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Overshadowed as Golden State shot down history during the regular season, the Cavaliers are making this postseason their own.
PARIS (AP) - Roger Federer pulled out of the French Open on Thursday, ending his record streak of appearing in 65 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments - every ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Reddick was trying to make something happen, hoping to put himself into position to score. He's likely going to miss a ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The head of security for the state of Rio de Janeiro wants soldiers to start policing the city immediately, 2 ½ months ...
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Jordan Spieth covered his mouth in disbelief on the 16th green when his long eagle putt stopped short of falling in for ...
LAKE TAHOE (AP) - Toms Skujins delivered his U.S.-based team another win in the nation's highest-profile race.
OAKLAND (AP) - A far cry from his brash, former basketball-playing father, Klay Thompson is perfectly content to be the soft-spoken, second superstar behind MVP Stephen ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings, Joe Panik had four hits and Brandon Crawford homered for the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - Martin Jones made 22 saves in his second straight shutout and Tomas Hertl scored twice to give the San Jose Sharks a ...
JACKSON - Ripon Christian proved it can hang in Division VI on Wednesday.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Doug O'Neill couldn't have done any better if he picked Nyquist's post position himself.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Sidney Crosby and Co. kept pressing and shooting until the Pittsburgh Penguins finally imposed their will.
MONTEREY (AP) - It was fitting that Peter Sagan would win a stage of the Tour of California on a racetrack.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Johnny Cueto gave the San Francisco Giants' bullpen another night off.