• Astros 8, Athletics 1 - 07/30/2014 01:54 PM PDT
  • Gallardo, Brewers top Rays 5-0 - 07/30/2014 02:06 PM PDT
  • Gallardo, Brewers top Rays 5-0 - 07/30/2014 01:07 PM PDT
  • Nationals 4, Marlins 3 - 07/30/2014 01:07 PM PDT
  • Diamondbacks 5, Reds 4 - 07/30/2014 12:47 PM PDT
  • Brewers 5, Rays 0 - 07/30/2014 12:36 PM PDT
    Warriors waive center Hilton Armstrong

    Center Hilton Armstrong, who played late in regular season and in playoffs last season for Golden State Warriors, is waived 
    Cal's injury-plagued defense mended, ready to go
    Cal's Brennan Scarlett, Mustafa Jalil, Nathan Broussard, Stefan McClure, Avery Sebastian combined for just six games in 2013 due to injuries 

    Former A's star Eric Chavez retires
    Eric Chavez, who spent 13 seasons with Oakland A's, retires with Arizona Diamondbacks 

    San Jose State not taking itself lightly, even if others do
    San Jose State Spartans look to improve upon 6-6 football season without bowl bid. 

    Stanford receiver Ty Montgomery says he's close to being ready
    Stanford senior receiver Ty Montgomery hopes to be ready for season opener Aug. 30 as recovery from shoulder surgery is ahead of schedule 

    A's lose to Astros; Jason Hammel roughed up again
    New starter Jason Hammel gives us six runs in first inning in Oakland A's loss to Houston Astros 

    College football: Key dates for Cal, Stanford, San Jose State
    Cal, Stanford, San Jose State football training camp opening dates, season-opening games 

    Fugitive ex-cheerleader accused of sex trafficking a minor caught in San Francisco
    The FBI says an Oregon woman accused of sex trafficking a minor has been arrested a month after she removed an ankle monitoring device and failed to show for a court hearing.  

    A's Bob Melvin takes low-key approach as trade deadline nears
    Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin sounding even-keeled as MLB trade deadline could bring some action from GM Billy Beane 

    Kawakami: Early trade put A's in driver's seat
    Billy Beane traded for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel on July 4, the A's still have the best record in baseball, and if Beane wants to try to make another deal by Thursday, he can. If he doesn't make a deal, that's fine, too.

    49ers' Colin Kaepernick enjoys bounty of receiver options
    Colin Kaepernick excited Stevie Johnson, Brandon Lloyd now part of San Francisco 49ers' wide receiver mix with Michael Crabtree, Anquan Boldin 

    Pirates send Giants to sixth straight loss
    San Francisco Giants have lost six in a row to fall three games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West.

    Mexican national soccer team to play Chile at Levi's Stadium on Sept. 6
    Mexico-Chile game will be the first international game to be played at the San Francisco 49ers' new home. 

    Oakland A's rally past Houston Astros, win 7-4
    Oakland A's use a six-run ninth inning to beat Houston Astros. 

    Sports digest: NCAA agrees to help athletes with head injuries
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go nearly far enough 

    Venus Williams shakes off rust, wins at Bank of the West Classic
    Venus Williams powers past Paula Kania in her first-round match at the Bank of the West Classic.  

    Coco Crisp avoids DL; Cespedes doesn't want to play center
    Oakland A's slugger Yoenis Cespedes tells Josh Reddick that he isn't 'very fond of playing center field anymore; Reddick will play center for now is a platoon with Billy Burns. 

    UFC: Anderson Silva to make return Jan. 31
    Former UFC champion Anderson Silva to make return to octagon against Nick Diaz after shattering his left shin in December 

    Raiders' Mark Davis confirms San Antonio visit but not talks of relocation
    Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis said he was already in town for a celebration of San Antonio native Cliff Branch. 

    Giants ace Matt Cain to visit Tommy John specialist Dr. James Andrews
    San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain doesn't think he has anything more serious than bone chips in his elbow, but the team recently acquired Jake Peavy and there has been no move to take Cain off the disabled list. 

    Josh Reddick to play center field for A's Tuesday
    With Coco Crisp hurting, Craig Gentry on disabled list, Josh Reddick will play center field Tuesday vs. Astros 

    Earthquakes Yannick Djalo named MLS player of week
    Portuguese striker Yannick Djalo named MLS player of week after big game against Chicago Fire 

    Could A's deal Tommy Milone, get Jon Lester from Boston Red Sox in return?
    Oakland A's busy shopping as trade deadline approaches; they have talked to Boston Red Sox about Lester, and second base and center field also high on list. 

    Sleeker Marcel Reece good for Raiders?
    Oakland's two-time Pro Bowl fullback comes into camp 15 pound slighter. 

    NBA players union elects woman as new executive director
    The National Basketball Players Association has elected Michele Roberts as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American male sports union 

    Mexico, Chile to play soccer friendly at Levi's Stadium
    World Cup teams Mexico and Chile to meet Sept. 6 in first international game at Levi's Stadium 

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules
    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.  

    Donald Trump says his Buffalo Bills bid unlikely to win
    Donald Trump says he'll submit a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills but that it's unlikely his offer will be the winner 

    Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham charged with DUI
    Authorities say Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham was arrested on a drunken driving charge a month ago in the Atlanta area 

    Thompson: Playoffs!? Raiders should be content with 8-8
    Oakland Raiders should be improved with additions such as Matt Schaub, Justin Tuck and LaMarr Woodley, but playoffs might be raising the bar a little too high.

    This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

    Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
    Aperitif hour

    Move over, Fernet. Refreshing, house-made seasonal aperitifs are finding their way into low-alcohol cocktail programs from San Mateo to Berkeley and San Francisco. With the launch of Sonoma Aperitifs in Penngrove and the rerelease of a classic 1997 book about these fortified libations, we'd say the trend is about to overflow from its tiny cordial glass.