SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California's governing board tabled a policy on Thursday that would have made the public college system the nation's second to tie bonuses awarded to winning athletic coaches to how well their players do in the classroom.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry got involved in a rare altercation before finishing with 22 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 126-113 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record 17th straight home win.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Brook Lopez had 22 points and six blocks and the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Sacramento Kings 103-100 on Wednesday night for only their second win in the last 10.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Second baseman Marco Scutaro was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andre Ward wrote out his retirement speech a few times in the last two years. With his usual fastidious style, the super middleweight champion laid out every reason he felt he had to end his unblemished boxing career in his prime.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - An agitated Roger Federer spat out the question that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova easily could have asked the players who pushed them to the limits in the second round of the Australian Open.
PHOENIX (AP) - The NFL is taking its extra-point experiment to the Pro Bowl.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots are brushing off and even finding humor in questions about whether they used under-inflated footballs in the game that put them in the Super Bowl.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams' mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.
The Chicago Bears hired Vic Fangio as their new defensive coordinator Tuesday, hoping the veteran coach who spent the last four seasons with San Francisco can breathe some life into the once-storied unit.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Jack Del Rio picked the same offensive coordinator to start his tenure in Oakland as he did more than a decade ago in Jacksonville.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Max Scherzer will become the highest-paid right-handed pitcher in the major leagues after agreeing to a $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals that includes a record $50 million signing bonus.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Four-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic returned to Rod Laver Arena for the first time as a husband and father, shrugging off the effects of a cold to beat No. 116-ranked Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in his first-round match on Tuesday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - James Michael McAdoo signed a 10-day contract Monday morning after getting called up from the NBA Development League. By late afternoon, he had teammates and fans cheering his debut and went home with the game ball.
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.
OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis and Danny Valencia have combined to hit 15 home runs this month and the Oakland Athletics are suddenly on a nice ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - When Peter DeBoer took over as coach in San Jose one of the first tasks he wanted to complete was making ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Once Stephen Curry finally gathered himself and got up following a scary first-quarter dive into the stands, fans inside Oracle Arena could take ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Jose Sharks got their power play revved up. Martin Jones took care of everything on the other end, cementing the ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner threw a five-hitter and struck out 11 for his first complete game this season and Brandon Crawford homered and drove ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis hit a game-ending grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning for his third homer of the ...
OAKLAND (AP) - The team that struggled to protect a fourth-quarter lead all season long suddenly has figured out how to stage late comebacks in the ...
OAKLAND (AP) - The fact that the NBA acknowledged missing a late travel call on Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook did little to appease Golden State ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Still unbeaten, still undeniable.
Chris Weidman has withdrawn from his UFC 199 middleweight championship bout because of an undisclosed injury, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Philadelphia 76ers have lost big for three years, when they appeared to value draft picks more than players.
SANTA BARBARA, (AP) - Julian Alaphilippe no doubt remembered how close he was to winning the Tour of California a year ago.