Charles Woodson gets one-year contract extension from Raiders
Oakland Raiders' GM Reggie McKenzie decies to give Charles Woodson a one-year contract; the 39-year-old defensive back led Raiders with 160 tackles in 2014.
Richmond soccer coach quietly puts emphasis on education
Rene Siles, boys soccer coach at Richmond High School, makes sure players have 'educational hope
Live video chat: Tackling the NFL, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m.
Join the discussion with Bay Area News Group columnist Tim Kawakami, 49ers writer Cam Inman and Raiders writer Jerry McDonald.
Bay Area News Group NBA Playoff Power Rankings
The Golden State Warriors remain No. 1 in the Bay Area News Group's NBA Playoff Power Rankings as the Atlanta Hawks move to No. 2.
Klay Thompson doesn't shy away from Magic tweet
Magic Johnson says Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson and LeBron James are the two best all-around players in the NBA, and Thompson doesn't disagree.
Will sixth time be charm for Raiders great Tim Brown?
Hall of Fame finalist for the sixth time, Tim Brown, former Raiders receiver, hopes this is finally his week.
Taming Beast Mode: Our expert panel talks tackling Marshawn Lynch
Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch does not go down easily. We sought advice from those who have tried.
Kawakami: Giants fans should r-e-l-a-x
The San Francisco Giants lost Pablo Sandoval and lost out on Jon Lester, but they still have Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy
Kobe Bryant to have shoulder surgery, likely out for season
Kobe Bryant will have surgery Wednesday on his torn right rotator cuff, likely ending his 19th season with the Los Angeles Lakers
Rating the Bay Area's 10 best men's basketball players
Stanford dominates; Saint Mary's and Cal each land two
Charles Woodson returning to Raiders
Veteran defensive back coming back to Oakland.
Cal adds another wide receiver to its recruiting class
Cal added another wide receiver to its recruiting class, getting a commitment Monday from three-star prospect Brandon Singleton, according to multiple recruiting websites
Raiders eyeing defensive coordinator from college ranks?
Raiders coach Jack Del Rio reportedly interviewing Todd Grantham of Louisville.
Sharks sign forward Nikita Jevpalovs to an entry-level contract
San Jose Sharks sign Nikita Jevpalovs of Blainville-Boisbriand of Quebec Major Junior Hockey League; Jevpalovs is from Riga, Latvia, the same hometown as former Sharks Arturs Irbe and Sandis Ozolinsh, and is one year younger than NHL All-Star Zemgus Girgensons of the Buffalo Sabres
Snow forces NBA to postpone Knicks, Nets games
The NBA has postponed home games for both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets because of a snowstorm expected to batter the area
Stanford football recruiting class nearly complete
Stanford football coach David Shaw expecting a recruiting class of 20 players.
U.S. women's soccer team to play in San Jose
U.S. women's soccer team to play Ireland on May 10 at San Jose's new Avaya Stadium in send-off tour before 2015 World Cup in Canada
Australian Open: Serena Williams struggles in the fourth round but recovers and advances
Top-seeded Serena Williams turns back Garbine Muguruza to reach the quarterfinals.
Kawakami: Warriors must avoid getting 'bored with winning'
Golden State beats Boston, but it can be a 'challenge' to stay focused
U.S. Championships: Jason Brown wins title
20-year-old star registers 274.98 points, a record
Golf: Bill Haas wins Humana Challenge
Bill Haas scrambles on the final hole to win the Humana Challenge by one stroke.
NFL: More trouble for Browns' Gordon
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has failed another drug test and could be banned by the NFL for one year.
Sports digest: Ganassi's 'star car' wins 24-hour race at Daytona
Chip Ganassi's all-star driver lineup of three-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon, Daytona 500 winner Jamie McMurray, Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan and NASCAR's reigning top rookie Kyle Larson won the prestigious Rolex 24 at Daytona on Sunday to give the team owner his record-setting sixth victory in 12 attempts.
Mike Krzyzewski gets win No. 1,000
Stanford, Cal women both earn victories in L.A.
Local sports digest: Bears, Gaels to meet for title
The Cal and Saint Mary's women's tennis teams each posted 4-0 victories Sunday and will meet for the ITA Kick-Off Weekend title Monday at 1 p.m. at newly upgraded Hellman Tennis Complex on the Cal campus.
Warriors' win over Celtics not pretty but effective
Klay Thompson follows his record performance with 31 more points as the Golden State Warriors fight through a lack of energy to win their 19th straight at home.
Julian Edelman grows into star for Patriots
Julian Edelman is doing the same thing for New England that he did at Woodside High and the College of San Mateo -- making a big impact and proving his doubters wrong.
Sharks' Burns scores, but Team Foligno loses 17-12 to Team Toews in NHL All-Star game
Team Foligno and San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns were unable to match the offensive pace set by Team Toews, which got four goals from John Tavares of the New York Islanders to help earn a 17-12 win in the NHL All-Star game; Ryan Johansen of the hometown Columbus Blue Jackets won the MVP award
Raiders add assistant offensive coaches Parmalee, Moore
Oakland Raiders add Bernie Parmalee as running backs coach and Rob Moore as wide receivers coach; Jack Del Rio so far has brought back only one assistant from last year's staff -- secondary coach Marcus Robertson
Polina Edmunds of San Jose chosen for World Figure Skating Championships
Polina Edmunds, an Archbishop Mitty junior, was selected to compete in the World Figure Skating Championships a day after placing fourth at nationals
The podcast phenomenon: Why we're falling in love with listening in
Podcasts offer listeners a universe of ways to be informed, enlightened and entertained.
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Alan Ladd Jr.'s wife says Bill Cosby raped her
Cindra Ladd becomes the latest woman to raise sexual assault allegations against the legendary comedian; she claims Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 1969 when she was 21.