• Royals 4, Rangers 3 - 09/01/2014 07:49 PM PDT
  • Tigers 12, Indians 1 - 09/01/2014 04:55 PM PDT
  • Padres 3, Diamondbacks 1 - 09/01/2014 04:24 PM PDT
  • Athletics 6, Mariners 1 - 09/01/2014 03:58 PM PDT
  • Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy - 09/01/2014 04:40 PM PDT
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    Giants bring up Bochy's son, Gary Brown

    San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy's son Brett and former first-round pick Gary Brown are called up from Triple-A Fresno.  
    Giants have mixed day in Colorado
    San Francisco Giants blow big lead, lose 10-9 in walk-off fashion to Colorado Rockies after winning completion of suspended game  

    Kawakami: Can Adam Dunn snap A's out of doldrums?
    Adam Dunn's home run provide momentary spark for Oakland A's, badly in need of a boost during stretch run to revert their recent slide 

    Oakland Raiders name Derek Carr their starting quarterback
    Raiders coach Dennis Allen chooses to start Derek Carr over Matt Schaub in Sunday's game against New York Jets; Carr becomes first rookie in Raiders' franchise history to start a season opener. 

    Adam Dunn debuts with home run in A's win
    A's newcomer Adam Dunn drills a two-run homer, Jason Hammel has strongest outing since joining Oakland in win over Seattle Mariners 

    Giants win features many oddities
    San Francisco Giants' 4-2 victory in completion of May 22 game at Colorado leads to all sorts of oddities 

    Combined no-hitter for Phillies against Braves
    Cole Hamels, three Philadelphia Phillies relievers throw combined no-hitter against Atlanta Braves 

    George Atkinson III makes Raiders' practice squad
    Oakland Raiders keep former Notre Dame star and son of George Atkinson on their 10-man practice squad after the rookie running back had big game in final exhibition against the Seattle Seahawks 

    The night De La Salle's streak ended
    Ten years ago, De La Salle football’s record 151-game win streak ended in Seattle with a stunning loss to Bellevue, Washington 

    De La Salle: longest high school football win streaks
    De La Salle owns the longest national high school football win streak; here's how other streaks stack up 

    A's activate shortstop Jed Lowrie from disabled list
    Oakland A's also promote three players from Triple-A Sacramento including speedy outfielder Billy Burns and reliever Fernando Rodriguez. 

    Former 49er Alex Smith agrees to $68M extension with the Chiefs
    Smith signed a $68 million extension Sunday to remain with the Chiefs through the 2018 season, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team did not disclose the terms of the contract.
     

    Motor sports: Kahne wins at Atlanta
    Kasey Kahne wins NASCAR Sprint Cup race; Tony Stewart finishes 41st in return to racing 

    Local sports digest: Walsh Jennings moves into tie for third in beach volleyball wins
    Stanford product Kerri Walsh Jennings, the women's career leader in professional beach volleyball wins, moved into a tie Sunday for third place in all-time overall victories.  

    U.S. Open: Caroline Wozniacki wears down Maria Sharapova
    Caroline Wozniacki advances to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in more than two years. 

    Sports digest: U.S. struggles before putting away Turkey
    Team USA rebounds from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 in the Basketball World Cup in Spain
     

    By the numbers: Adam Dunn
    Statistics for Adam Dunn, who was acquired by the Oakland A's from the Chicago White Sox 

    Golf: Henley leads, McIlroy in contention at Deutsche Bank Championship
    Russell Henley leads the Deutsche Bank Championship by one stroke on a crowded leader board that includes Rory McIlroy, two shots behind after a 64 at TPC Boston.
     

    NFL: Alex Smith gets big contract extension form Chiefs
    Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith agreed to a four-year extension with the Kansas City Chiefs worth a reported $68 million. 

    Giants complete sweep of Brewers
    San Francisco Giants' winning streak at six after 15-5 win over Milwaukee Brewers 

    Slumping A's swept by Angels; Melvin calls team's play 'embarrassing'
    Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin called his team's play 'pathetic, embarrassing' after a four-game sweep by the Los Angeles Angels dropped Oakland five games back in the American League West. 

    Oakland Raiders sign Seattle Seahawks castoff
    Defensive lineman Benson Mayowa played two games last season for NFL champion Seattle Seahawks 

    Athletics: Jed Lowrie to return, Coco Crisp still out
    Coco Crisp out of Oakland lineup Sunday for second consecutive day, but shortstop Jed Lowrie could be back Monday for game against Seattle Mariners. 

    A's acquire Adam Dunn from White Sox
    The struggling Oakland A's trade minor league pitcher to get DH/first baseman Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox  

    UFC 177: Dillashaw defends hit title in Sacramento
    T.J. Dillashaw kept his bantamweight title with a TKO over Joe Soto at UFC 177. Soto was filling in for former champ Renan Barao, who was a late scratch 

    U.S. Open: John Isner is beaten in the third round again
    John Isner loses in the third round to Philipp Kohlschreiber for the third straight year. 

    Sports digest: United State routs Finland in opener of FIBA World Cup
    Klay Thompson scores 18 points in the United States' 114-54 rout of Finland in World Cup 

    Local sports digest: No. 6 Stanford trips No. 11 Portland to open season with wins over three ranked soccer teams
    Jockey Silvio Amador extends win streak to seven races at Golden Gate Fields. 

    Motor sports: NASCAR drivers expect best from Tony Stewart
    Tony Stewart is returning to racing just weeks after tragedy.  

    San Jose Earthquakes tied 1-1 with Real Salt Lake
    The Earthquakes' chances of making the MLS postseason take another shot after the draw against Real Salt Lake. 

     
     
     
     
    Taste-Off: Best kids' lunch kits -- and the worst

    There's no doubt about the convenience factor when it comes to packaged lunch kits, but quality ranges from tasty to terrible. Here's the scoop on what to pack and what to sack.