Oakland Raiders motorcade angers Napa County authorities
OAKLAND '“ Napa County authorities were fuming after Oakland police shut down busy wine country roads and used emergency lights and sirens to escort the Raiders' motorcade to the East Bay last week.
Raiders: Who helped, hurt themselves against Cardinals
Oakland's starting defense was splendid for the first 30 minutes with Khalil Mack leading the charge.
Warriors' exhibition opener at SAP Center on October 5
Golden State Warriors will begin their exhibition season by playing the Toronto Raptors on October 5 at SAP Center with the first 10,000 fans getting a Stephen Curry bobblehead in a San Jose Sharks jersey.
Raiders notebook: Team reacts to Watson's season-ending injury
Coach Jack Del Rio confident Austin Howard will be a capable fill-in for tackle Menelik Watson, who suffered a ruptured Achilles.
Khalil Mack provides dominating glimpse for Raiders
Second-year linebacker gets two sacks, forces a fumble and was an all-around terror against the Arizona Cardinals
Purdy: Cooper gets Raiders fans' attention
Rookie receiver Amari Cooper has enough highlight plays to get Raiders fans excited
Raiders suffer costly injury in loss to Arizona Cardinals
Right tackle Menelik Watson ruptures Achilles tendon on night where Oakland's defense shines and first-team offense falters.
MLB: Yankees rout Braves 20-6
Edwin Encarnacion homered for the fourth time in two days, and Toronto completed a three-game sweep of Detroit.
Cubs' Arrieta throws no-hitter against Dodgers
Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night.
Local sports digest: Stanford basketball team falls to 2-2 on Italy trip
Marcus Allen scores 19 points for Cardinal, but it falls short against team from Italy's top professional league
Sports digest: Sharpova out of U.S. Open
The U.S. Tennis Association says Maria Sharapova is pulling out of the U.S. Open on the eve of the tournament because of a leg injury.
Golf: Day wins Barclays by six shots
Australian claims third victory in four starts, moves to top spot in FedEx Cup.
A's rally to beat Diamondbacks in 11 innings
The Oakland A's allowed the tying run to score in the ninth inning, then rallied to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks in 11 innings
49ers notebook: Tomsula still noncommittal on Jarryd Hayne making roster
Former Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne shows play-making potential in first three exhibition games, but coach Jim Tomsula wouldn't reveal if he would be excluded from cuts due by Tuesday.
Giants lose despite big day from Byrd; showdown series in L.A. up next
Outfielder hits two doubles and a triple and has four RBIs, but Giants can't overcome Heston's shaky start in loss to Cardinals.
Dixon wins IndyCar title
Scott Dixon wins the Verizon IndyCar Series championship and the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway.
Exclusive: Lincecum talks about injuries that may end Giants career
San Francisco Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum having a difficult time recovering from hip, back soreness; right-hander might not pitch again in 2015, and he will be a free agent after this season.
Debating Serena Williams' credentials as the best women's athlete ever
Serena Williams over Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Mia Hamm or many others as the best women's athlete of all-time would make for an interesting conversation.
San Jose State coordinators have a century of experience
Spartans coach Ron Caragher has three coordinators -- offensive, defensive and special teams -- who have just about seen it all.
The story behind Justin Wilson's nickname
Justin Wilson's unlikely nickname started as a joke in England.
49ers: Who helped, hurt themselves against Denver Broncos?
The offensive line is the glaring weak link everyone anticipated, even through the offseason program, training camp and three exhibitions.
Top-ranked De La Salle loses opener in Texas
26-21 loss to Trinity-Euless is De La Salle's first setback since 2013 state bowl game
Fan dies after fall at Atlanta's Turner Field
A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Atlanta's Turner Field during a game between the Braves and New York Yankees. A police spokesman said the man was in his early 60s but was not being identified pending notification of next of kin. The man fell at least 40 feet, landing between two rows of seats on the first level during the seventh inning.
Sports digest: American Pharoah upset
Owner says Triple Crown winner American Pharoah may not race again
49ers offensive line a concern
The 49ers haven't hid from the fact they're experimenting with different linemen. Saturday's new lineup failed.
Golf: Range of emotions among leaders at The Barclays
Bae Sang-moon, Jason Day tied for lead ahead of Bubba Watson through three rounds at The Barclays
Oakland A's edge Arizona Diamondbacks for rare win in desert
Stephen Vogt's homer and bloop RBI single help boost the A's to their first win in Phoenix since 2008.
Thompson: Tomlinson can't save Giants this time
It might take more improbable heroics from rookie Kelby Tomlinson and Co. to prevent more losses like Saturday's against the Cardinals.
San Jose SaberCats roll in ArenaBowl XXVIII for AFL title
SaberCats blast Jacksonville Sharks 68-47 at SMG Stockton Arena.
Manny Ramirez just being Manny as Chicago Cubs hitting consultant
His job title is consultant, but the Cubs' Ramirez is closer to being a counselor for the young team.
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Piano power: Billy Joel, Elton John and pop music's other greatest piano men and women
Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Fats Domino among the others who make our list.
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VMAs: Nicki Minaj fires back at Miley Cyrus
After winning award for 'Anaconda,” Minaj challenges Cyrus, who responds by seemingly blaming the media for feud.