SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula took notice during Blaine Gabbert's days as a backup quarterback for San Francisco how he arrived to work each morning at 6 a.m., cup of coffee in hand, ready to study film.
NEW YORK (AP) - Alabama's Derrick Henry and Stanford's Christian McCaffrey are hoping to return to the Heisman Trophy to the running backs. Clemson's Deshaun Watson can keep it with the QBs.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - As baseball's annual winter meetings began, the proposed trade sending Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman to the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared to be on hold Monday night after Yahoo Sports reported that police investigated an accusation of domestic violence involving the pitcher.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday there is no timetable for the league to decide on pending expansion applications from Las Vegas and Quebec City.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL Players Association told a federal appeals court Monday that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was making a "sweeping grab for power" in the "Deflategate" controversy and a judge was right to reject his handling of the scandal.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Well aware that his Washington Redskins entered recent Decembers with nothing to play for, DeAngelo Hall figured a little in-your-face motivational material couldn't hurt now that the team is in position to pursue a playoff berth.
Steve Sarkisian sued the University of Southern California on Monday, alleging the school breached the football coach's contract and discriminated against him on the basis of a disability - namely alcoholism - when it fired him this fall.
TORONTO (AP) - Kyle Lowry scored 27 points, Terrence Ross added 22 and Bismack Biyombo had a career-high 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors snapped a three-game skid with a 102-93 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - Golden State's first game against the Nets went down to the wire, and the rematch seemed headed the same way.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Bears had just taken a late lead when San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula delivered the message to Blaine Gabbert.
OAKLAND (AP) - Marcus Peters and Tyvon Branch made the Oakland Coliseum feel just like home.
MIAMI (AP) - If Barry Bonds thinks a full-time return to baseball will help his Hall of Fame chances, he could be disappointed. Maybe he'll at least help the Miami Marlins.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Center Daniel Kilgore will travel with the 49ers for their game against the Chicago Bears, San Francisco coach Jim Tomsula said Friday.
ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders will likely be without center Rodney Hudson for a second consecutive game due to a lingering right ankle sprain.
OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Carr's first meeting against the Kansas City Chiefs was a memorable one.
SAN JOSE (AP) - After an up-and-down start to the season, the San Jose Sharks head into the All-Star break on quite the roll.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams is one win away from another Grand Slam milestone after beating Agnieszka Radwanska 6-0, 6-4 in an Australian Open semifinal ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - New San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly finally found a defensive coordinator, hiring former Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil on ...
OAKLAND (AP) - More often than not, Klay Thompson takes a backseat to NBA MVP Stephen Curry without a complaint.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - C.J. McCollum scored 18 points, Damian Lillard had 15 points and 12 assists and Portland shut down red-hot DeMarcus Cousins in ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Thornton had two assists to become the 33rd player to reach 1,300 career points and the San Jose Sharks extended ...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Angelique Kerber and Victoria Azarenka were warming up for their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open on Wednesday when, in a media ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Blake Griffin is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken shooting hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member ...
OAKLAND - The Spurs were licking their wounds, the Clippers were trying to comprehend theirs, and what were the Warriors doing Tuesday?
BOSTON (AP) - Dick's Sporting Goods said it plans to donate unsellable Patriots AFC Championship gear to a nonprofit after the team lost 20-18 to ...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - You still see T-shirts around the home of the New England Patriots with coach Bill Belichick's scowling face and the mantra ...
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - Police recommended felony charges of vehicular assault and hit-and-run against Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman on Monday for an October car crash ...
ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) - Jason Kidd figures that he will have a higher cellphone bill after getting stuck at home while recuperating from hip surgery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum says he is pulling out of his title fight at UFC 196 on Feb. 6.
NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball's strike zone could be getting a slight lift.