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CSU Bakersfield beats Georgia Southern 55-53 behind Holden |Dec 16, 2017

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Rickey Holden scored 16 points, including two free throws with 10 seconds left, and CSU Bakersfield beat Georgia Southern 55-53 on Saturday night to win its third straight.Brent Wrapp put CSUB up 42-41 with a free throw...

Williams helps No. 18 Stanford women shut down UNLV 74-33 |Dec 16, 2017

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Kiana Williams scored 14 points with three 3-pointers and No. 18 Stanford rolled to a 74-33 win over UNLV on Saturday.Alanna Smith and Maya Dodson both added 11 points for the Cardinal (6-4), who were coming off their...

Utah State uses big 2nd half to rout NAIA Life Pacific 96-62 |Dec 16, 2017

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Dwayne Brown Jr. and Koby McEwen combined to score 44 points as Utah State romped past Life Pacific, posting 96-62 victory over the NAIA school from San Dimas, California on Saturday night.It was the first meeting between the...

Fast facts: Raiders (6-7) vs. Cowboys (7-6) |Dec 16, 2017

Both teams badly need a win. Who is more desperate?

49ers Trent Brown done for 2017, ‘important part of future’ |Dec 16, 2017

Right tackle Trent Brown opting for surgery on the right shoulder he injured in a Thanksgiving Day practice; Zane Beadles will start in his place Sunday vs. Tennessee

State champs! Serra beats Cajon, wins Division 2-AA crown |Dec 16, 2017

Kickoff return late in third quarter changes momentum as Padres roll to first state championship.

Belmont hits from distance, beats Pepperdine 79-62 |Dec 16, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amanze Egekeze had 21 points as Belmont got hot from beyond the arc to race past Pepperdine 79-62 on Saturday afternoon.Egekeze drilled 5 of 9 from distance as the Bruins nailed 16 of 35 from long range, while Pepperdine...

Chargers cornerback Hayward active for game vs Chiefs |Dec 16, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward is active for Los Angeles' crucial AFC West showdown Saturday night with the Kansas City Chiefs after a calf injury landed him on this week's injury report.Hayward had been questionable...

Hilary Knight goes from the Bay Area to the face of women’s hockey |Dec 16, 2017

Hilary Knight has become the leader of the U.S. women's hockey team headed to the 2018 Winter Games after learning to skate at age 6 when her family left the Bay Area for Lake Forest, Illinois.

49ers promote DB Tyvis Powell to active roster |Dec 16, 2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted defensive Tyvis Powell from the practice squad to the active roster.The team placed right tackle Trent Brown on injured reserve Saturday to make room for Powell on the roster.Powell...

Steve Kerr says “it’s a little bit concerning” Draymond Green remains sidelined |Dec 16, 2017

As the Warriors try to extend their winning streak to nine games, they may have to do it without forward Draymond Green

Caldwell-Pope missed game because of travel restrictions |Dec 16, 2017

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missed the team's loss Thursday night in Cleveland because of travel restrictions from his drunken driving arrest last season while with the Detroit Pistons."This is a...

Clippers-Heat, Box |Dec 16, 2017

L.A. CLIPPERS (85)W.Johnson 2-5 0-0 4, Wilson 3-7 0-0 9, Jordan 6-9 0-4 12, Teodosic 5-14 1-2 13, L.Williams 4-16 4-4 13, Dekker 0-4 0-0 0, Harrell 7-10 1-2 15, Reed 1-1 0-0 2, Evans 3-7 1-2 8, Thornwell 0-0 0-0 0, C.Williams 4-7 0-0 9. Totals...

CIF State: Pittsburg squanders 21-point lead and loses to Narbonne |Dec 16, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Pittsburg built a 21-0 lead on its first three possessions, but it never scored again, allowing Narbonne-Harbor City to come from behind and beat the Pirates 28-21 in the CIF State 1-A championship Saturday at Sacramento State. The Pirates (9-3) took their 21-0 lead with 10:34 left in the second quarter, but Narbonne […]

Memphis police say ex-wife has been charged with murder in death of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright |Dec 16, 2017

MEMPHIS (AP) — Memphis police say ex-wife has been charged with murder in death of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright.

Chargers-Chiefs Stats |Dec 16, 2017

L.A. Chargers0670—13Kansas City371010—30

Ski lift malfunction strands dozens, 5 have minor injuries |Dec 16, 2017

BOALSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A ski lift malfunction on opening day at a Pennsylvania ski resort stranded dozens of people and left five with minor injuries.Around 10 a.m. Saturday, a chair carrying skiers and snowboarders slipped along the haul rope and...

Princeton hits 16 3s, beats Cal Poly 80-60 |Dec 16, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Myles Stephens had a career-high 16 points and Princeton made a season-high 16 3-pointers in an 80-60 win over Cal Poly on Saturday night.The Tigers (4-6) had a 35-18 lead at halftime and, after Cal Poly scored the...

Kemp back in LA, Gonzalez out in 5-player deal with Braves |Dec 16, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp is returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves that includes cash.The Dodgers are sending first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, pitchers Scott Kazmir and Brandon McCarthy and...

Without Marleau, the Sharks will struggle to absorb a significant injury to Couture |Dec 16, 2017

EDMONTON, Alberta — The cliché machine will get cranked into high gear this week if the Sharks lose Logan Couture to a significant injury. The Sharks will belt out the usual chorus lines like carolers singing on a street corner: next man up, it’s an opportunity for someone else, everyone needs to give a little […]

Raiders prep for Cowboys in final game without Ezekiel Elliott |Dec 16, 2017

See what the Raiders said about facing Dallas without its star running back.

Quinn Cook re-joins Warriors G-League affiliate |Dec 16, 2017

Warriors guard Quinn Cook has rejoined the team's G-League affiliate in Santa Cruz, the team announced.

E. Michigan holds off Long Beach St. with 85-80 win |Dec 16, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 23 points and James Thompson IV scored 19 points and gathered 11 rebounds and Eastern Michigan beat Long Beach State 85-80 on Saturday night.Kevin McAdoo's layup with 14:05 left gave Eastern Michigan...

CIF football notes: How De La Salle can pull off big upset |Dec 16, 2017

More on Serra's state crown: 'Something to be celebrated inside the walls of Serra High'

Steve Kerr to have players watch Kobe Bryant’s jersey retirement ceremony |Dec 16, 2017

Lakers president Jeanie Buss formally welcomed the Warriors to view Bryant's halftime ceremony.

Warriors official: New arena will be better than Madison Square Garden |Dec 16, 2017

Warriors president Rick Welts said the construction of Chase Center has been "absolutely flawless," and still remains on pace to be unveiled in the fall of 2019.

Stanford men’s basketball passes its first test after finals week |Dec 16, 2017

Freshman guards stand out while backcourt veterans still MIA with foot injuries

49ers promote DB Tyvis Powell to active roster |Dec 16, 2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted defensive Tyvis Powell from the practice squad to the active roster.The team placed right tackle Trent Brown on injured reserve Saturday to make room for Powell on the roster.Powell...

AP-BKC--UNLV-Pacific Box |Dec 16, 2017

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Kevin Durant reveals his favorite Kobe Bryant memory |Dec 16, 2017

Two days before Kobe Bryant’s jerseys will be retired at halftime during a game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant talked a bit about what Bryant has meant to him over his career. The lessons started his rookie season, when Durant played against Bryant on Jan. 14, 2008. The […]

AP-BKC--College Bkb Schedule |Dec 16, 2017

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Clippers-Heat, Box |Dec 16, 2017

L.A. CLIPPERS (85)W.Johnson 2-5 0-0 4, Wilson 3-7 0-0 9, Jordan 6-9 0-4 12, Teodosic 5-14 1-2 13, L.Williams 4-16 4-4 13, Dekker 0-4 0-0 0, Harrell 7-10 1-2 15, Reed 1-1 0-0 2, Evans 3-7 1-2 8, Thornwell 0-0 0-0 0, C.Williams 4-7 0-0 9. Totals...

AP-BKW--T25-UNLV-Stanford Box |Dec 16, 2017

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Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright charged with murder in 2010 death |Dec 16, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say the ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged with first-degree murder in his death more than seven years ago.Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings said Saturday that Sherra Wright has...

Couture leaves Sharks loss to Canucks with injury |Dec 16, 2017

VANCOUVER — Dropping an overtime game in mid-December isn’t a big deal. Losing Logan Couture to injury for a significant chunk of time might qualify as a crisis situation in San Jose. The Sharks (17-10-4) received a scare in Canada Friday as Couture left their 4-3 overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks (15-14-4) at 5:12 […]

Giants finally do something this offseason |Dec 16, 2017

The Giants have agreed to trade left-hander Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers for prospects, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Friday.

CIF football: St. Francis howls its way to state championship |Dec 16, 2017

Storied Central Coast Section program claims its first state championship under blustery conditions.

Ferrari, Foster lead San Francisco past UC Davis 74-61 |Dec 15, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frankie Ferrari came off the bench to score a career-high 19 points and added five assists and Chase Foster knocked down 4 of 5 from 3-point range and scored 17 to power San Francisco to a 74-61 win over UC Davis on Friday...

49ers run defense might hold key to Garoppolo’s first home start |Dec 15, 2017

SANTA CLARA – You’re starting to see how improved the 49ers run defense is, right? Statistics illustrate that. Quotes provide testimony. Victories reassure that. A better question: Why are the 49ers better at stopping the run? “I really think it’s just a trust level on defense amongst the guys,” defensive tackle DeForest Buckner said. “Trusting […]

Jurors in soccer bribery trial head home for weekend |Dec 15, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the New York corruption trial of three former South American soccer officials have gone home for the weekend after getting started with their deliberations.The panel worked for about 3½ hours on Friday in a Brooklyn...

Michigan team rebounds after 84-game winning streak ends |Dec 15, 2017

POWERS, Mich. (AP) — An Upper Peninsula school that holds the Michigan record for most basketball victories in a row is starting over.After 84 consecutive wins, the boys at North Central in Powers, Michigan, lost last week for the first time...

Michigan State chief denies raise, under fire over ex-doctor |Dec 15, 2017

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon declined a $150,000 raise on Friday, as school officials face growing criticism for their handling of an ex-campus doctor who sexually assaulted many young...

San Jose Earthquakes dip into the lower division for help |Dec 15, 2017

The San Jose Earthquakes sign three players from USL affiliate Reno 1968 FC to bolster the roster with a center back and two midfielders.

Donskoi propels Sharks to key division win over Flames |Dec 15, 2017

Joonas Donskoi scored the game-winning goal in his return from injury as the Sharks fended off the Calgary Flames in the jam-packed Pacific Division.

Three things to know: Key player expected to rejoin Sharks in Calgary |Dec 15, 2017

Joonas Donskoi back on the ice as Sharks prepare to meet Calgary Flames.

Kurtenbach: The Giants seem to have forgotten that they lost 98 games last year |Dec 15, 2017

San Francisco went big in their bid for Giancarlo Stanton, but appear content with standing pat after his rejection.

Klay Thompson celebrates with his dog after Warriors’ win |Dec 15, 2017

Klay Thompson did not show too much excitement over his performance in Thursday's game. He was saving it for a certain somebody when he got home.

AP source: Giants agree to trade Matt Moore to Rangers |Dec 15, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says the San Francisco Giants have agreed to trade left-hander Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers for prospects.The swap is pending a physical, the person said Friday, speaking...

Kevin Durant helps fan, while also leading Warriors to win over Dallas |Dec 15, 2017

Warriors forward Kevin Durant kissed a fan sitting courtside after she was struck with the ball. Durant also led the Warriors to win over Dallas, posting his third 30-point plus performance in the last four games.

Can 49ers protect Garoppolo in closing gauntlet? |Dec 15, 2017

CLICK HERE if you are having trouble viewing the gallery or video on your mobile device. SANTA CLARA – The 49ers likely have to protect Jimmy Garoppolo without right tackle Trent Brown again Sunday and possibly the season’s remainder. With Brown ailing from a right-shoulder injury, Zane Beadles is slated to again replace him as […]