• Monday's Sports Scoreboard - 08/03/2015 10:47 PM PDT
    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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    Plus, 'Bachelor in Paradise' gets the party started in Mexico and 'Top Model,' 'Project Runway' kick off new seasons 
    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.