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.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Kirk Cousins went deep late and often, throwing for 375 yards and three touchdowns to lead Washington past free-falling Green Bay 42 ...
NEW YORK (AP) – NFL kickers missed like never before Sunday, setting a record with 12 failed extra point attempts.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Tom Brady chatted up one of his old 49ers favorites in Tom Rathman, then pushed aside all that nostalgia for a few ...
LONDON (AP) - Without a doubt, Andy Murray will be the No. 1 player in the world for the rest of the year.
BOSTON (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 28 points, Kevin Durant had 23 points and 10 rebounds against the team he spurned this summer and the Golden ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Blake Griffin had 29 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers over the Sacramento Kings 121-115 on Friday ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Andre Ward has done just about everything in boxing except the one thing that truly defines fighters these days - headline a pay-per-view ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Not even in grade school, Tom Brady cried from his seat at The Stick when Dwight Clark made "The Catch."
ALAMEDA (AP) - Cornerback David Amerson has what he believes is the perfect remedy for the Raiders' defense to counter the high altitude in Mexico City.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - His race team built him a car fitting for the baddest man on wheels. Tony Stewart will take his final NASCAR ride ...
BERKELEY (AP) - Growing up in Texas, Davis Webb knew all about the Big Game rivalry between California and Stanford.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann has grown impatient with the whining American prospects who fail to earn playing time on their clubs.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden had 26 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds for his third triple-double of the season to help the Houston Rockets beat ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - When Derek Carr was preparing for the 2014 NFL draft, there was one quarterback-needy team that never came calling.