12:24 PM EDT, Fri April 19, 2019
35 mins ago

Sharks, in must-win game, top Golden Knights

Tomas Hertl scored two goals and maligned goalie Martin Jones made 30 saves as the Sharks clung to life in their Western Conference first-round playoff series with a 5-2 win over Vegas in Game 5 at SAP Center on Thursday night.
11 hours ago

Sharks player who thought he lost his testicle gets his teeth knocked out one week later

San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture is not having a good time this postseason.
12 hours ago

'A pest': Kevin Durant and Patrick Beverley continued their war in Game 3

Kevin Durant and Patrick Beverley picked up right where they left off in Game 3.
13 hours ago

Schedule notes: 49ers to face four well-rested foes

Every NFL team can examine their 16 regular-season games and point to ways they were dealt a bad hand by the league’s schedule makers. The 49ers? Their biggest beef might be this: They will play four teams in 2019 who will have had at least nine days between games before meeting them. The 49ers will play two teams coming off bye weeks when they host the Panthers (Nov. 10) and Packers (Nov. 24). In addition, they will visit the Rams on Oct. 13 when Los Angeles last played a Thursday night game on Oct. 3. And they visit the Saints on Dec. 8 when New Orleans last played on Thanksgiving night...
19 hours ago

A’s giving Khris Davis a contract extension

Designated hitter Khris Davis is getting a contract extension from the A’s.
20 hours ago

A's lock in Kris Davis with contract extension: Here's what we know

The Oakland A's confirmed Thursday that they have signed designated hitter Khris Davis to a contract extension. Here's what we know based on reporting from reporting from the Chronicle's Susan Slusser.
20 hours ago

The NFL just gave the Raiders the toughest schedule for 2019

Life isn't fair, and neither is the Oakland Raiders 2019 NFL schedule.
Apr 18, 2019

Avalanche top Flames in OT, lead West series 3-1

Mikko Rantanen scored on a slap shot 10:23 into overtime after tying the game with a goal late in regulation and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 3-2 win over Calgary on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference first-round series. Moments after weathering a penalty, Carl Soderberg got the puck and sent a pass to Rantanen, who lined a shot past Mike Smith before being mobbed by teammates. Colorado trailed 2-0 in the third period before J.T. Compher started the comeback on a rebound and Rantanen tied it on a power-play goal with 2:50 left. Elias Lindholm and Derek Ryan...
Apr 17, 2019

Watch: Astros pitcher becomes Neo from Matrix to avoid line drive

The most impressive display at the Oakland Coliseum last night wasn't Houston's hitting barrage to win 9-1 over the Oakland A's, but the Matrix-like moves of Astros pitcher Collin McHugh to avoid being struck in the face by a line drive.
Apr 17, 2019

Marc-Andre Fleury gets 15th playoff shutout, Vegas beats Sharks 5-0

LAS VEGAS — Max Pacioretty had two goals and two assists, Marc-Andre Fleury earned his 15th playoff shutout and Vegas defeated the Sharks 5-0 on Tuesday night for a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference series. Vegas can eliminate the Sharks from the postseason for the second consecutive year Thursday night at SAP Center. Since losing Game 1 on the road, the Golden Knights have note trailed and they’ve outscored the Sharks 16-6. Fleury, who made 28 saves and has stopped 87 of 93 shots in the past three games, improved his career goals-against average in the playoffs to...
Apr 16, 2019

Report: SF Giants considering removing Triples Alley

The Giants' Oracle Park is known for its pitcher-friendly dimensions, especially Triples Alley, in the right-center outfield. However, according to a report, the team is considering moving in the fences and removing one of the most distinctive features of the park.
Apr 16, 2019

Did you return the $2,000 Doc Rivers dropped on the streets of San Francisco?

Coming back from 31 points down on the road against the defending NBA champions was unprecedented, but it may not have been the most unlikely thing to happen to Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers on Monday.
Apr 16, 2019

Dreaded '3-1' jokes return after Warriors blow 31-point lead to Clippers

The Golden State Warriors blew a 31-point third-quarter lead to the Los Angeles Clippers during Game 2 of the opening round of the NBA playoffs on Monday night, and all of those "3-1" jokes that tormented Warriors fans after the 2016 NBA Finals are back.
Apr 16, 2019

Stephen Curry honors Tiger Woods' Masters win with clever pregame shot

Tiger Woods won his first Masters Tournament in 14 years on Sunday, and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry honored the golfer with a special three-pointer ahead of the team's second game against the Los Angeles Clippers in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
Apr 15, 2019

DeMarcus Cousins knocked out of Game 2 vs Clippers due to quad injury

Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins was taken to the locker room after suffering an apparent leg injury in the first quarter of Game 2 of the team's opening round playoff series vs. the Los Angeles Clippers.