Local sports digest: De La Salle ranked first in nation
Friday Night Lights at Levi's Stadium features a triple-header Sept. 18 involving six South Bay teams.
MLB: Rangers' Beltre hits for third cycle
Adrian Beltre became the first major leaguer since the 1930s to hit for his third career cycle, completing it with a solo homer in the fifth inning of Texas' wild victory.
Orioles rout A's; Crisp's return a bright spot
Outfielder gets two hits in first game since May; Baltimore hits Chavez hard, including Davis' 3-run homer in the first
49ers' Dial looks to fill Justin Smith's big shoes
Unheralded defensive tackle patterns his game after retired 49ers star
Sports digest: Panthers DT Lotulelei out with foot injury
Lions' Ngata, Suh's replacement, misses start of camp with strained hamstring
Giants blow six-run lead, lose 9-8 in 12 innings
Braves win on walk-off two-run homer
John Daly wants to captain U.S. Ryder Cup team
PGA of America might not have Daly at the top of its list of candidates for Ryder Cup captain, but the U.S. team has struggled in recent years and might be able to use a different voice.
Klay Thompson's brother called up by Chicago White Sox
Trayce Thompson, who is 13 months younger than Klay Thompson, plays center field and has good power potential.
DeSean Jackson: 'I don't think no one can guard me.'
Washington receiver DeSean Jackson, who played his college ball at Cal, says there isn't a cornerback in the NFL who can cover him.
World swimming championships: Four world records set in two days
Stanford signee Ledecky breaks her own record in 1,500 free prelims
Bay Area college football notebook: Stanford backup QB will see action
Shaw says Burns, Chryst are even in competition for No. 2 QB; Cal's Davis eager to return kicks again, a season after scary injury.
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie riding high
With Jack Del Rio coaching a team led by Derek Carr and Khalil Mack, Raiders boss speaks with unprecedented enthusiasm
Heat is on for Dykes, Caragher and (maybe) Shaw
Bay Area college football coaches Sonny Dykes, Ron Caragher and David Shaw are facing various degrees of heat as the 2015 season approaches.
A's activate Coco Crisp, sign former Blue Jay Danny Valencia
Coco Crisp has been reinstated to A's active roster after missing more than two months with a neck strain
A's claim Danny Valencia off waivers from Toronto Blue Jays
Danny Valencia was hitting .296 in a part-time role for the Blue Jays, but Toronto needed his roster spot after making several deadline deals last week.
Tennis: Bank of West Classic carries on without Serena Williams
Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki headlines a field that includes three players ranked in the top 10
Watch: Raiders' Butler makes circus catch in training camp
The Raiders' third-year receiver from USC set off 'oohs' and 'aahs' at the team's Napa training camp with a one-handed catch the team shared on social media.
Former Armstrong teammate fails doping test
American cyclist Tom Danielson tested positive for synthetic testosterone in an out-of-competition test last month and was immediately suspended by his team on Monday.
Padres' Kennedy watches daughter's birth on FaceTime, then pitches in win
Ian Kennedy watching the birth of his daughter through FaceTime from the other side of the country probably wasn't in the couple's birth plan. It's also safe to say pitching the same day wasn't either.
Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game
A 9-year-old bat boy has died after he was accidentally hit in the head during a National Baseball Congress World Series game in Kansas.
Special Olympics athlete turns up in Hayward; second athlete goes missing
An Albanian athlete who disappeared from the Special Olympics in Los Angeles turned up safe early Monday 350 miles away in Hayward, but another athlete was later also reported missing.
A's don't support Oakland/Alameda County Coliseum buyout
While A's owner Lew Wolff declined to explain his concerns, sports executives questioned whether Oakland buying out Alameda County's share of the Coliseum complex would really help simplify stadium talks
MLB: Blue Jays win testy series finale against Royals
Mets in virtual tie for first after sweeping Nationals; Dodgers sweep Angels on Ethier walk-off
Sports digest: American Pharoah cruises in first post-Crown race
Colt rides to victory in Haskell Invitational before record crowd at Monmouth Park.
Raiders' Mack deflects praise from Carr
Team's top pick in 2014 doesn't want to be called 'Franchise,' even if he is Oakland's highest-rated player in NFL players poll
Local sports digest: Ex-Stanford star Gibbs reaches Bank of the West Classic main draw
Nicole Gibbs beats Anna Tatishvili in final qualifying round
Closing ceremonies held for Special Olympics in Los Angeles
Thousands of athletes said goodbye to Los Angeles on Sunday in an emotional closing ceremony for the Special Olympics marked by cheers, tears and pride.
49ers' rejuvenated Smith looks primed to bust loose
Outside linebacker says: 'My body feels well, and I'm ready to go
Motor sports: Kenseth wins Sprint Cup race at Pocono
Rahal closes gap on IndyCar leader Montoya in Ohio
Kawakami: 49ers' Tomsula on the clock
New 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula has team practicing at a faster pace
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Dr. Dre releasing first album in nearly 16 years
'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.