(Rick Scuteri/AP)
Kawakami: 49ers' losses linked to larger issues

49ers' loss to Cardinals just latest example of a team in disarray
( Steven Senne )
Purdy: Raiders are what we thought they were

In close loss to Tom Brady and New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders show moxie and effort of an NFL team
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Thompson: Raiders' offseason moves have yet to pay dividends

Oakland Raiders brought in eight veterans with 52 games of playoff experience, including eight Super Bowls and three rings, but in the first two games those players haven't produced much results 
( Daniel Ochoa de Olza )
Warriors' Thompson draws raves for FIBA World Cup performance

Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson is praised by teammate Stephen Curry, who says his fellow Splash Brother belongs among NBA's elite players. 
Grading Cal's 49-45 loss to Arizona

Golden Bears took a step in the right direction with their performance against the Wildcats despite the horrible finish 
Donaldson's walk-off homer keeps A's in front of wild-card chase

Josh Donaldson helped the Oakland A's maintain their lead over the Kansas City Royals and Seattle Mariners in the A.L. wild-card chase with a homer in the 10th inning to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 
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Giants swept by Padres, fall into tie for top wild-card spot

The Giants lost 8-2 to the San Diego Padres on Sunday, completing a sweep that all but ended San Francisco's hopes of taking a National League West title.  
2 arrested, others ejected after stadium brawl at 49ers-Cardinals game

Two men have been arrested on assault charges after fighting in the stands during Sunday's game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers.
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Local sports digest: Polina Edmunds set for figure skating season opener

San Jose Olympian Polina Edmunds will debut her new programs at the season-opening U.S. International Classic in Salt Lake City starting Thursday. 
French Laundry's Thomas Keller dishes on fame, golf and guilty pleasures

Who knew Thomas Keller had a thing for In-n-Out burgers? The famous Yountville chef talks about his love of golf, scotch, the restaurant business -- and his penchant for fries. 
Emma Watson delivers powerful speech on feminism

The 'Harry Potter' actress questions why women's rights has become so polarizing in a United Nations Speech in New York over the weekend.