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    A's lose to last-place Rangers

    Oakland is unable to extend win streak beyond two games 
    Local sports digest: Stanford, Cal football release 2015 schedules
    Saint Mary's golf finishes second at Gaels' invitational; Santa Clara takes fifth 

    San Francisco Giants edge Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 as Jake Peavy tosses another gem
    Jake Peavy continues to lift the Giants, who win to pull within three games of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the N.L. West. 

    Sports digest: Tony Stewart's case is sent to New York grand jury
    A grand jury will decide if NASCAR champion Tony Stewart should face charges in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. 

    NFL: Minnesota Vikings reverse course, tell star Adrian Peterson to stay away until legal issue resolved
    Sponsors upset over NFL's scandals; Union appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension 

    Stanford, Cal 2015 football schedules announced
    Cardinal and Golden Bears will play the 2015 Big Game at Stanford Stadium on Nov. 21 

    Purdy: Wild times ahead for A's and Giants
    Calm down. The A's and Giants will both make the playoffs.  

    NHL: San Jose Sharks, five questions for camp
    Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau, Antti Niemi and Brent Burns at center of on-ice issues, but Todd McLellan and Doug Wilson have things of their own to solve 

    Stanford coach David Shaw goes digging
    With a 'true' bye week, Stanford Cardinal coach David Shaw has time to prepare team for Pac-12 game against Washington Huskies.  

    Sharks ready to get back to hockey
    After an epic playoff collapse and a lot of offseason talk, the San Jose Sharks are ready for training camp.
     

    Sonny Dykes: Cal's confidence rooted in hard work
    Cal Bears players' work, maturity, has led to 2-0 start, says coach Sonny Dykes, whose team prepares for Arizona Wildcats in Pac-12 opener 

    Anheuser-Busch 'disappointed' in NFL
    Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL's biggest sponsors, says it isn't happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league 

    Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart
    The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury 

    CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast
    CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL 

    Former Pirates reliever Kent Tekulve has heart transplant
    Former Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Kent Tekulve is recovering from heart transplant surgery 

    Logan Couture of San Jose Sharks pitches in to help in Sierra LaMar effort
    Couture, the San Jose Sharks standout, has organized a group of his teammates for an autograph-signing fundraiser Wednesday night to raise money and awareness for the ongoing search effort.
     

    Minnesota governor: Vikings' Adrian Peterson should be suspended
    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have remained suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the Texas legal system 

    Livermore: Football players arrested in high school hazing incident
    Two 17-year-old students at Livermore Valley Charter Preparatory High School were arrested last week after they held down a freshman teammate and shaved part of his head, police said Monday. 

    Former Cal High wrestling coach pleads not guilty to lewd conduct charges
    Charged with lewd and lascivious acts with a minor, suspect is being held on $750,000 bail 

    Tommy John surgery for kids? Youth athletes suffering severe 'adult' sports injuries at alarming rates
    Young athletes with torn or ruptured ACLs and UCLs are becoming more frequent at pediatric hospitals and clinics in the Bay Area as more kids participate in competitive league and club sports year round. 

    Giants lose to Diamondbacks, fall 4 games back in N.L. West
    Mark Trumbo's grand slam off Ryan Vogelsong helped the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-2 win over the San Francisco Giants. 

    Sports digest: Sharks Sheppard to miss start of training camp
    San Jose Sharks forward James Sheppard is expected to be on the sidelines for the start of training camp this week after undergoing an offseason procedure on his already rebuilt left knee. 

    Cal, Stanford Pac-12 men's basketball schedules announced
    The Cal and Stanford men's basketball teams will meet Wednesday, Jan. 14 at Haas Pavilion and Saturday, Feb. 21 at Maples Pavilion, the Pac-12 Conference announced Monday.
     

    Warriors' Brandon Rush happy to be back
    Brandon Rush, who helped the Golden State Warriors off the bench in the 2011-12 season, is glad to be back with the NBA team in a similar role for new coach Steve Kerr. 

    Sharks' James Sheppard sidelined
    San Jose Sharks forward James Sheppard is expected to be on the sidelines for the start of training camp this week after undergoing an offseason procedure on his already rebuilt left knee. 

    Raiders run defense not getting it done
    The Oakland Raiders remade their defense, but the results haven't been there, as the Raiders rank last in the NFL against the run. 

    A's lefty Jon Lester is American League Player of the Week
    Lester earns two of the A's three wins last week, including the series-clinching victory over the Mariners in Seattle 

    Oakland Soldiers set tone for college basketball recruiting in Bay Area
    New Cal basketball coach Cuonzo Martin has quickly learned you have to court Soldiers if you want success 

    Sacramento River Cats file to end affiliation with Oakland A's
    River Cats expected to try and convince San Francisco Giants to move their Triple-A team from Fresno to Sacramento; A's looking at Nashville. 

    Raiders need to stop the run
    Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen says if he were coaching against the Raiders, he would run the ball, too.