Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.
A big reason for the Oakland Athletics’ month-long success has been their exceptional play at home. Coming off a marathon victory, the A’s look to extend their home winning streak to 12 games Friday night against the Seattle Mariners.
After blowing a 16-point lead with four minutes to go in Game 1, the young Warriors had every right to be completely rattled. They just watched a 1-0 series lead slip through their fingers because of missed free throws, turnovers, bad defense and generally stupid basketball.
The San Francisco Symphony won a Grammy award for a live concert recording of works by Bay Area composer John Adams in the category of Best Orchestral Performance…
The auction for Tully’s Coffee chain concluded Friday in federal bankruptcy court, with a judge approving the sale to an ownership group led by actor Patrick Dempsey…
Nonito Donaire stopped Jorge Arce with a left hook late in the third round Saturday night to retain the WBO super-bantamweight title.
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.