Cal basketball recruit Jaylen Brown explains decision to sign with Bears
Jaylen Brown was one of the most sought-after freshmen in the country, and his decision to play for Cal over offers from schools such as Kentucky and North Carolina was a shock in the basketball recruiting world.
Oakland Raiders new coaching staff like a morning energy drink
New Raiders coach Jack Del Rio and his staff an 'electrifying group,' says Oakland cornerbacl T.J. Carrie
Terrelle Pryor trying to catch on as wide receiver with Browns
Terrelle Pryor, a former quarterback with Oakland, has transitioned to wide receiver and will try to win a roster spot with the Cleveland Browns
Dallas Cowboys' Darren McFadden starts training camp on injured list
Cowboys running back Darren McFadden will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list because of a hamstring injury that also bothered the former Raider in the offseason
Is Pac-12 inching closer to being on DirecTV?
AT&T's $49 billion takeover of DirecTV could mean that the Pac-12 Conference will finally get to air its programming on a carrier with 20 million customers.
Shark sighting ends swimmer's Golden Gate Bridge-to-Farallones quest
Corte Madera marathon swimmer Simon Dominguez's quest to become the first person to swim from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands was thwarted Thursday by a great white shark just 3-1/2 miles from his rocky goal.
Blue Jays get David Price from Tigers in another blockbuster
Toronto has acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers, the second major move in less than a week by the Blue Jays as they chase their first postseason appearance since 1993
SaberCats assistant Omarr Smith going into Arena Hall
San Jose SaberCats assistant coach Omarr Smith will be inducted into the Arena Football League Hall of Fame on Thursday; event at Glass House in San Jose.
Key Stanford defensive linemen Shittu, Scarlett still hurting
Cardinal defensive linemen Aziz Shittu and Brennan Scarlett are recovering from injuries and will have to take it slow at the start of training camp
SaberCats can clinch home field by beating Arizona Rattlers Friday
San Jose SaberCats can take a step toward ending Rattlers' Arena Bowl dominance if they beat Arizona to clinch home field advantage for the playoffs.
Cleveland Indians trade Brandon Moss to St. Louis Cardinals
Former A's slugger Brandon Moss traded to Cardinals for minor league pitcher Rob Kaminsky, a first-round pick by St. Louis in 2013
Pac-12 football poll: Stanford, Cal at 2 and 3 spots under Oregon
Stanford was picked second and Cal third in the Pac-12 North in the league's preseason media poll released Thursday. Oregon, the defending champion, received 37 first-place votes to Stanford's eight.
Bank of the West Classic: Gunn, Stanford alum Mitchell heads USTA NorCal Hall of Fame Class
Former Cardinal Werdel also honored
Bank of the West Classic: Things to do for fans
Althea Gibson documentary to be debuted
Bank of the West Classic: Powerful IMG puts on tournament
Women’s pro tennis tourney starts week later this year
Bank of the West Classic: NorCal HOF induction brings emotional memories for Jacobson
Longtime Los Altos Hills resident instrumental in development of match statistics
Hitting partners on call at Bank of the West Classic
WTA pros provided with local talent for warmups
Five questions facing the Oakland Raiders
Oakland Raiders open training camp Thursday in Napa
Off-duty Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy attending Giants game detains stabbing suspect near park
An off-duty Sacramento County sheriff's deputy who was attending a San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park as part of the team's law enforcement appreciation night on Tuesday helped detain a man suspected of stabbing another man near the ballpark, a San Francisco police spokeswoman said.
With Raiders, NFL at table, Alameda County seeks exit from stadium talks
Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, who first called for the county to be bought out of its Coliseum holdings two years ago, said eliminating the county from the equation would simplify negotiations with the sports teams and developers.
Local sports digest: Bay Area's Killman 8th at World Swimming Championships
Santa Clara Aquamaids member shines in Russia
Baseball: Hamels reportedly headed to Texas
Phillies ace Cole Hamels reportedly headed to Texas Rangers
MLB: Tulowitzki homers in Toronto debut
Troy Tulowitzki homered in his Toronto debut. In his first game since being acquired in a trade with the Colorado Rockies, he went 3 for 5 with two doubles and three RBIs.
Sports digest: McIlroy pulls out of WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Walton promoted into Gentry's former role on Warriors coaching staff
A's lose to Dodgers; Beane talks about change in approach
General manager Billy Beane explained his flurry of trades last winter in part by saying 'I'm too old to be on a five-year rebuild.'' Then in the middle of trading away starter Scott Kazmir, closer Tyler Clippard and versatile Ben Zobrist over the course of the last week, Beane said 'we're focusing on some guys who are a little further away (from the big leagues).'
Starbucks gives ex-NBA star Vin Baker fresh start
Vin Baker, who battled alcohol problems at end of NBA career, is training to manage a Starbucks franchise in Rhode Island
Olympic hockey hero selling 'Miracle on Ice' memorabilia
Jim Craig, goaltender on U.S. 'Miracle on Ice' 1980 gold medal team, selling American flag, medal
Deflategate: Tom Brady says, 'I did nothing wrong'
Tom Brady took the fight over his 'Deflategate' suspension to social media and federal court on Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying 'I was wrong to put my faith in the league.'
Patriots' Bill Belichick in no talking mood after Brady ruling
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick more terse than usual at news conference to open NFL training camp
Kawakami: Giants might make monster deal
The Giants are trying to get into every trade conversation they can, working to make a deal -- maybe a monster deal -- that improves the Giants just enough to get back into October to go for their fourth World Series title in six years.
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Celebrity crushes: Falling in love with Marlon Brando
The magic and the meaning of a teen-age girl's first celebrity crush.
Morrissey: I was sexually assaulted by San Francisco Airport guard
The singer says a security guard at the airport grabbed his penis and testicles after he had gone through the security line.