• Thursday's Sports Scoreboard - 02/26/2015 11:15 PM PST
  • NHL Capsules - 02/26/2015 10:35 PM PST
  • No. 9 Seminoles beat NC State 72-52 - 02/26/2015 07:15 PM PST
    Santa Clara men fall 64-57 to last-place Pacific

    The Broncos lose for the seventh time in the past eight games  
    Sports digest: Judge clears path for Adrian Peterson's NFL return
    Oakland Raiders veteran safety Tyvon Branch to be released. 

    Stanford women blast Pac-12-leading Oregon State
    Balanced Cardinal routs Beavers 69-58 

    James lead Cavs past Warriors
    Golden State Warriors lose 110-99 to Cleveland Cavaliers as LeBron James scores 42 points. 

    Baseball: Angels' Josh Hamilton reportedly had cocaine relapse
    Los Angeles outfielder meets with MLB, could face a lengthy suspension 

    Purdy: Baseball's pace rules are all about TV
    Baseball's 'pace of play' rules announced by commissioner Rob Manfred are strictly to appease TV folks; fans at AT&T Park and O.co Coliseum are doing just fine. 

    Golf: Rory Mcllroy shoots 73 in tough Honda Classic conditions
    McIlroy finished birdie-birdie to salvage opening round. Leader Jim Herman made it around PGA National without a bogey for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot lead. 

    Giants great Kent has connection with third-base prospect
    San Francisco Giants great Jeff Kent helped to keep Cal's baseball program afloat, and current third-base prospect Mitch Delfino was one of the beneficiaries. 

    Live updates: Earthquakes open new Avaya Stadium, Saturday at 2 p.m.
    The San Jose Earthquakes open their soccer-only Avaya Stadium with the preseason finale against the Los Angeles Galaxy. 

    On poker: No amount of stalling can save opponent whose strategy self-destructs in the end
    Players around the table exchange celebratory smiles as author's friend triumphs over master staller 

    Eric Chavez, A's former third baseman, returning to Oakland
    Chavez, an Oakland A's infielder for 13 seasons and six-time Gold Glove winner at third base, will do color commentary on Comcast SportsNet California broadcasts; also, Ray Fosse returning, network announced. 

    Cal football gets four-star safety from Compton
    Marquel Dismuke, a highly rated safety from Southern California, has committed to Golden Bears' coach Sonny Dykes.  

    Barry Zito thrilled to be back in baseball
    Oakland A's lefty Barry Zito pitched to hitters for the first time on Thursday, a practice he missed while out of baseball in 2014 

    Sharks' Thornton and Pavelski back on same line against Detroit Red Wings
    Sharks coach McLellan reuniting his team's top offensive pair, wants to see 'uptick' in desperation Thursday night 

    Oakland A's likely to lose out on Cuban second baseman
    Hector Olivera, the Cuban second baseman whom seemed headed to the Oakland A's a month ago, now is receiving interest from huge budget team such as the Dodgers, Yankees and Red Sox. 

    Stephen Curry, Colin Kaepernick among celebs pushing fruits, veggies
    A campaign being launched Thursday plans to put that premise to the test by enlisting celebrities including actress Jessica Alba and NBA star Stephen Curry to shill for fruits and vegetables.  

    Is Earthquakes' new stadium best soccer venue in America?
    Avaya Stadium already has soccer fans giddy and has yet to open; soft launch set for Saturday. 

    Cal bobsledder halfway to World Championship history
    Former Cal sprinter Cherrelle Garrett helps driver Elana Meyers Taylor take first-day lead in Germany as team tries to become first American women to win bobsled World Championship 

    Chris Jones, booted Louisville player, pleads not guilty to rape; 'it's over,' Pitino says
    Former Louisville guard Chris Jones has been charged with rape and sodomy, days after being dismissed from the team. 

    A's prioritize parking over development at Coliseum
    In another potential blow for transforming the sprawling Oakland Coliseum complex into a bustling sports and entertainment district, A's owner Lew Wolff said that if his team were to build a new ballpark at the site he would want it surrounded by acres of surface parking spaces -- just like O. Co Coliseum is now. 

    Cal men can't hold off Oregon
    Jabari Bird scores 22 points, but Cal falls to Oregon 80-69 in Pac-12 men's basketball 

    High schools: Monte Vista girls soccer back in NCS championship match
    The Monte Vista High girls soccer team extended its remarkable unbeaten streak to 49 with a 3-0 win over visiting Berkeley on Wednesday night in the North Coast Section Division I semifinals.

    College basketball: Duke beats Virginia Tech in overtime
    Kentucky improves to 28-0; Virginia cruises to victory 

    Missy Franklin helps Cal set records in Pac-12 swimming
    The No. 1 Cal women's swimming and diving team got off to a fast start in the Pac-12 Championships. 

    Sports digest: Broncos, Manning work on restructured contract
    The San Francisco 49ers will bid to host the college football playoff championship game at Levi's Stadium.  

    Warriors notebook: Stephen Curry and LeBron James set to collide
    Golden State Warriors meet the Cleveland Cavaliers after day of sightseeing in Washington, D.C. 

    Sharks' McLellan: Focus on games, not on playoff standing
    The San Jose Sharks continue their quest to make the NHL playoffs with their first meeting against their former Western Conference rivals Detroit Red Wings. 

    Golf: Rory McIlroy returns to PGA Tour
    McIlroy, the world No. 1, begins his march to the Masters at the Honda Classic as Florida swing tees off 

    Brett Lawrie's injury history
    Oakland A's third basemen Brett Lawrie has been in the majors only four years -- all with the Toronto Blue Jays -- but already has had six trips to the disabled list. 

    Giants' Aoki could have been a World Series hero
    New San Francisco Giants left fielder Nori Aoki, who played for the Kansas City Royals in last year's World Series, recalls how new teammate Juan Perez robbed him on a liner to left in Game 7.