ALAMEDA (AP) - One year after finding their quarterback, the Oakland Raiders added the kind of big-play receiver for Derek Carr that has been missing for nearly a decade in Oakland.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Uncertain whether Justin Smith will play another season, and with Ray McDonald already long gone, the San Francisco 49ers were searching for a pass-rusher with a big body.
CHICAGO (AP) - Even with significant off-field baggage, Jameis Winston was the first pick in the NFL draft Thursday night.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Bob Baffert was a big-shot quarter horse trainer when he took his cowboy hat and scuffed boots to the high-class world of thoroughbred racing. He gave himself three years to make a splash. After a slow start and some embarrassing losses, he found his footing.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rickie Fowler made three big putts in a row and won his second straight match Thursday to secure his spot in the round of 16 on the weekend at the Match Play Championship.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The third man in the ring on Saturday night has been in more big fights than Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao put together.
OAKLAND (AP) - All eyes were on Mike Trout as he tracked Ike Davis' long fly ball to the wall. He had to make a late adjustment but was able to haul it in, prompting Los Angeles closer Huston Street to pump his fist into the air.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Thunder hired Florida's Billy Donovan as their coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise win an NBA championship in Oklahoma City.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has granted a motion from prosecutors that gives them until at least July 22 to decide whether to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction.
NEW YORK (AP) - An agitated Stephen Strasburg settled down in a hurry after a rocky start and the Washington Nationals became the first visiting team to win at Citi Field this season, beating the New York Mets 8-2 on Thursday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mike Dunleavy scored 20 points and Chicago came close to an NBA playoff record, finally putting away Milwaukee with a 120-66 victory in Game 6 to clinch their first-round series Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joel Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joc Pederson, Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier homered off Ryan Vogelsong in the first inning and Jimmy Rollins hit another one off him in the third, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Johnny Giavotella hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Angels held on to beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Wednesday night.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jarryd Hayne has found himself discussing snakes, kangaroos and koalas - all things Aussie - in the middle of San Francisco's locker room right along with the routes and responsibilities from his daunting new NFL playbook.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Back in spring training, Joe Maddon cornered Jake Arrieta for a frank conversation about his workload during the upcoming season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - With both teams winning on each other's home courts, the WNBA Finals are headed to a decisive fifth game for the ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - A thorough beating by the Kansas City Chiefs did little to change coach Jack Del Rio's opinion of his Oakland Raiders team.
TORONTO (AP) - Before the Cleveland Indians could even consider giving the ball to Andrew Miller, their bullpen faced a daunting task in the very first ...
NEW YORK (AP) - When the New York Rangers selected Chris Kreider with the 19th pick in the 2009 draft, stardom was expected.
NEW YORK (AP) - David Harris' impressive streak appears to be coming to an end.
HOUSTON (AP) - Nick Novak made a 33-yard field goal in overtime to give the Houston Texans to a 26-23 comeback victory over the Indianapolis Colts ...
CHICAGO (AP) - So much for October closer. With his Dodgers desperate for a win, Clayton Kershaw delivered the most dominant start of his checkered playoff ...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick didn't feel extra nerves, hear the boos or concern himself with the disparaging T-shirts being sold outside ...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - LeSean McCoy can finally come clean about the bitter feelings he once had toward 49ers coach Chip Kelly.
OAKLAND (AP) - As the Oakland defense struggled through the first five weeks of the season, Derek Carr and the offense managed to repeatedly pick the ...
TORONTO (AP) - Trevor Bauer and his drone were ready to explain themselves.
NAPA (AP) - Brendan Steele figured out how to finish at Silverado and won the Safeway Open for his first PGA Tour victory in more than ...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - No matter what kind of misfortune befalls Kevin Harvick in the early rounds of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship ...
PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have hired Boston Red Sox general manager Mike Hazen as their general manager.