OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jose Altuve had two hits and drove in a run to back a stellar outing by Brad Peacock, and the Houston Astros beat Oakland 3-2 on Thursday night to knock the Athletics out of first place in the AL West.
DENVER (AP) - Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos waited eight long months, then another 33 minutes, to get the season started.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Lamarr Houston's time in the shadows of the Oakland Raiders defensive line is over.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Phil Dawson has been to Candlestick Park for numerous kicking workouts to try to learn the stadium's tricky wind. He has hit it off with his teammates and begun to settle into life in the Bay Area - his first major move in more than a decade.
The Sacramento Kings on Thursday hired Hall of Famer Chris Mullin as an adviser to owner Vivek Ranadive and general manager Pete D'Alessandro.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry shot for two days this week before he noticed a new plaque hanging above the court at the Golden State Warriors' practice facility recognizing his NBA-record 272 made 3-pointers last season. Then he looked at the area around the sign placed near the entrance to the locker room.
NEW YORK (AP) - The earliest real signs of trouble for Andy Murray came in the 10th game of his U.S. Open quarterfinal. For 22 points stretched over 15 excruciating minutes Thursday, Murray's body language was as poor as his play.
NEW YORK (AP) - When Serena Williams plays in the U.S. Open semifinals Saturday, her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, probably will pull out a pen and jot some notes in his ever-present black notebook.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Harbaugh recently went back to reread Colin Kaepernick's goal sheet from 2012.
SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks spent the entire offseason going at each other.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and former Niners tight end Delanie Walker have been named in a lawsuit by a Northern California man who said he was shot during a party at Smith's house.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Indianapolis Colts come into the season opener with a proven quarterback, a playoff pedigree and the home-field advantage over the Oakland Raiders.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - There's something about Jarrod Parker's presence on the mound that is bringing out the best in the Oakland Athletics.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The team from San Francisco had a flashback. It came courtsey of Pablo Sandoval hitting three home runs in the Giants' 13-5 win over the San Diego Padres.
NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took issue with the notion that the league's $765 million settlement with former players is a paltry sum compared to the sport's revenues.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Clarence Goodson scored on a header early in the second half and the San Jose Earthquakes ended a six-game winless streak with ...
BALTIMORE (AP) - In a disappointing season filled with frustrating defeats, the Oakland Athletics added one more lamentable loss to the ledger.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of everything Friday.
BOSTON (AP) - Fighting back tears, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said Friday that he had a "highly curable" form of cancer and has taken ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants got into the mix for Chase Utley, making a trade offer to the Philadelphia Phillies after the second ...
BALTIMORE (AP) - Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray could return from a nagging back injury as soon as Monday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The NFL warned teams about fighting during games in response to inter- and intra-team altercations that have erupted in training camp, including ...
TORONTO (AP) - Top-ranked Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup semifinals Friday night, beating Italy's Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-3.
MONTREAL (AP) - Top-ranked Novak Djokovic survived two match points and rallied to beat Latvia's Ernests Gulbis 5-7, 7-6 (7), 6-1 on Friday night in ...
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Without mentioning New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith - the player he sucker punched - by name, linebacker Ikemefuna Enemkpali said he's ...
NEW YORK (AP) - For a second day Thursday, lawyers for the NFL and its players' union met separately with a federal judge to try to ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Miguel Cotto and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez agreed Thursday to fight Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - In a trying offseason for the San Francisco 49ers that featured a number of key losses, one star player's comeback is ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Major League Baseball wants to help the top contenders for openings in baseball operations, especially women and minorities.
SEATTLE (AP) - After years of waiting, the drought finally ended thanks to the Seattle Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma.