BASKETBALL WARRIORS EXERCISE 2013-14 OPTION ON KLAY THOMPSON: OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have exercised their third-year option on shooting guard Klay Thompson. The announcement Thursday will keep Thompson with the Warriors through the 2013-14 season. The 22-year-old played in all 66 games last season. He averaged 12.5 points, 2.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 24 minutes to ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers closed out a winless preseason with a 94-82 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night.
ALAMEDA (AP) - After the Oakland Raiders set NFL records in 2011 for penalties and penalty yards, rookie coach Dennis Allen made it a top priority to field more disciplined team.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The pass rusher in Aldon Smith is getting a little more excited than usual this week.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Giant dose of small ball, and suddenly San Francisco finds itself in a most unique position - way ahead in a postseason series.
FOOTBALL YOUTH TEAM EXEC DEFENDS TEAM IN INJURY DISPUTE: SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - An executive of one of two youth football programs penalized after a lopsided game in which five players suffered concussions is defending his team. Rob Philion, vice president of the Southbridge Pop Warner program, read a statement at a Wednesday news conference. He said the Tantasqua team, whose players were ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - With the simplest of sentences, NBA veteran Jason Collins set aside years of worry and silence to become the first active player in one of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay.
DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets left behind a hole in the wall just inside the visiting locker room at Oracle Arena, courtesy of frustrated forward Kenneth Faried's size 16 sneaker.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have searched for an identity on their journey through this lockout-shortened season.
ATLANTA (AP) - Josh Smith scored 29 points as the Atlanta Hawks built a 17-point lead at halftime, then withstood an Indiana comeback over the final two quarters to even the series with a 102-91 victory in Game 4 on Monday night.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Final results for the L.A. Angels at Oakland Athletics was not available at press time. The score was tied 8-8 going into the 19th inning.
Scott Robison drove in the first two runs with a triple in the third and later secured Ripon's fifth straight win from the mound with a two-inning save in a 6-1 victory at Riverbank Friday.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Thunder rallied from down a goal in the third period and was lifted1by Andrew Clark's re-direction at the net with 6:57 left in sudden overtime for a 2-1 comeback victory in OT over the Alaska Aces in Game 4 and a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Semifinals in front of 4,298 fans at Stockton Arena on Friday.