Midseason acquisitions Hunter Pence and Marco Scutaro each hit two-run homers in the second inning to back Barry Zito, and the NL West champion San Francisco Giants beat Arizona 7-3 Thursday in their regular-season home finale.
The Petaluma National Little League team beat a Fairfield, Conn., team 6-4 Thursday afternoon in the double-elimination tournament in South Williamsport, Pa.
Ted Ginn Jr. returned a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns in a minute’s span late in the fourth quarter, and the San Francisco 49ers gave Jim Harbaugh a 33-17 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in his much-hyped NFL debut and renewed coaching rivalry with Pete Carroll.
Brett Pill hit a two-run homer in his first big league at-bat, Eric Surkamp earned his first major league win and the San Francisco Giants had to escape a bases-loaded jam in the ninth inning to beat the San Diego Padres 6-4 on Tuesday night.
The Penn State volleyball team might not have been as dominant from start to finish as the previous three editions, but that didn’t matter in the end.
Democrat Barbara Boxer has won her fourth term in the U.S. Senate, dashing GOP hopes of removing the liberal icon with a strong challenge from former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Carly Fiorina.
Forget everything that might have seemed wrong with how Brian Sabean ran the San Francisco Giants at times.
When Tyvon Branch picked up a loose ball and sprinted toward the end zone for the clinching score, seven years of frustration for the Oakland Raiders against the San Diego Chargers came to an end.
The San Jose Earthquakes have clinched the first playoff appearance since their return to Major League Soccer in 2008.