Traffic congestion was expected in the Palo Alto area later Thursday when fans head to Stanford Stadium for the sold-out Stanford-Oregon football game, and police were asking drivers to avoid the area.
The Los Angeles Dodgers, in their bid to stave off elimination, are up 6-3 over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series.
The NFL will play three regular-season games at London’s Wembley Stadium next year, hosted by the Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders.
A Los Angeles Dodgers fan was stabbed to death after his team played the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Wednesday night, and police said Thursday one of two men detained in the attack would be charged with homicide.
Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said he was moving on a day after tweeting that a fan in San Francisco threw a banana onto the field at him, while a man who admitted to tossing it said it was out of anger at the Giants and not racially motivated.
A.J. Griffin pitched a two-hitter for his first win in more than a month, Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 on Wednesday for a sweep of their two-game series.
In danger of falling back to .500 for the first time in nearly three months, the San Francisco Giants are looking for any kind of a spark. They might get one with a return of one of their top hitters.
The Warriors are averaging 107.2 points per game in the playoffs, including a league high in points this postseason with a 131-117 win over Denver in Game 2.
The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner is off to a strong start but routinely struggles against the Diamondbacks.
Jahii Carson scored five of his 34 points in overtime, Carrick Felix had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Arizona State held off Stanford 89-88 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday.