OAKLAND (AP) - Arnold Leon was hoping to get a ground ball when he tried to throw a fastball down and away to Baltimore slugger Chris Davis.
ATLANTA (AP) - Madison Bumgarner loves how the San Francisco Giants have returned to their winning ways with a tough part of the schedule coming up.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Having spent his entire football career playing close to his Virginia home, new 49ers wideout Torrey Smith is enjoying his first extended stay out West in the Bay Area.
LAS VEGAS - So, this is it for Floyd Mayweather Jr., or so they say.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco general manager Trent Baalke said Tuesday night that the 49ers plan to keep Aldon Smith beyond this season and indicated the linebacker would like to re-sign with the team.
OXNARD (AP) - Charles Haley walks the sidelines at training camp a little more slowly these days, his gruff exterior softened by a smile as he jokingly chides reporters and team personnel with the Dallas Cowboys.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Alex Boone strolled through Levi's Stadium in a tank top with his large, tattooed arms on full display.
ATLANTA (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Giants bounced back from a deflating loss with an 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Marcus Semien hit a two-out, three-run home run in the sixth inning to help Chris Bassitt earn his first win this season, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 on Tuesday.
KAZAN, Russia (AP) - Australia dominated the 100-meter backstroke events at the world swimming championships Tuesday, winning the men's title and going 1-2 in the women's final.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. will return to the ring for the first time since boxing's richest fight ever, facing Andre Berto on Sept. 12 in what he has said will be his final fight.
DETROIT (AP) - The end of Dave Dombrowski's tenure in Detroit came suddenly and unexpectedly - like so many of the moves he made to build the Tigers into an American League powerhouse.
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto pitcher Aaron Sanchez was suspended for three games and manager John Gibbons for one for their roles in Sunday's brawling game between the Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals.
NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator Ted Wells said in a transcript that he never warned the New England Patriots quarterback he would be punished if he didn't turn over his cellphone.
NEW YORK (AP) - With a healthy Aaron Rodgers ready to resume his pinpoint passing, the Green Bay Packers will start the season as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 power rankings.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Rookie Aaron Dell was more impressed with his teammates congratulating him than he was about his own performance. He even thanked the ...
OAKLAND (AP) - The way Kevin Durant does it all on both ends for Golden State, triple-doubles will certainly come. They may not be flashy, and ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks are stumbling into the playoffs instead of peaking as usual at this time of year.
DENVER (AP) - Spoiler is an unfamiliar role for Von Miller and Chris Harris Jr., who get to see what it's like to play for ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - Suspended Oakland Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith will not be reinstated by the NFL this season.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 32 points and made two critical layups before leaving with a leg injury and Kevin Love scored 30, helping the ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders played the Denver Broncos the first time this season, they relied heavily on the run.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The 49ers players realize significant changes could be coming after one of the worst seasons in franchise history.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - It took just two NFL seasons for Trent Brown to go from questionable prospect to a building block.
ALAMEDA (AP) - Plenty has changed around the Oakland Raiders between starts at quarterbacks by Matt McGloin.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - CJ McCollum scored 20 points and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 102-89 victory over the Sacramento ...
OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors played one of their most dominant quarters to start the game, building a 25-point lead. Then, there were turnovers ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant is calling on the NBA to toss out the Last Two Minute Report because he, like the league's officials, believes ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - While Derek Carr underwent surgery to repair his broken right leg on Tuesday, the Oakland Raiders began preparing for a playoff run without ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - If Colin Kaepernick is concerned about his future with the 49ers, the veteran quarterback certainly isn't showing it. At least not ...