Wire Report

Stanford rises to 9th, Irish fall to 6th

The steady and successful play of Oklahoma and Iowa was rewarded Tuesday…

Warriors get break: Paul, Redick doubtful

LOS ANGELES — Either Doc Rivers is playing possum with the Warriors,…

Raider may face felony for barking at K-9

PITTSBURGH — Raiders linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong may face a third-degree felony charge…

Stanford ranked 7th, launches McCaffrey campaign

Stanford may or may not be the nation’s best college football team.…

Curry overcomes off night, collision in Warriors’ victory

SACRAMENTO – Stephen Curry called the performance “ugly.” It was one of…

NFL roundup: Panthers beat troubled Packers to remain 8-0

Panthers 37, Packers 29 — Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and…

Dusty’s last challenge: volatile Nationals

The Washington Nationals introduced new manager Dusty Baker to the media Thursday,…

Goff, Cal tumbling again

The sight of Jared Goff yelling on the sideline, having to be…

Scoop: Cosby suffers setbacks in series of sex assault cases

In both the court of law and the court of public opinion,…

NFL owners pushing for L.A. in ’16

NEW YORK — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones emerged from NFL headquarters…

Scoop: David Cassidy charged with leaving scene of crash

Former teen idol David Cassidy has been charged with leaving the scene…

Scoop: Chris Brown may not be allowed to go Down Under

Chris Brown’s plans to tour Down Under were in jeopardy on Sunday…

Scoop: Obama to award medals to Sally Field, Stephen King, Alice Waters

Actress Sally Field and author Stephen King are among luminaries set to…

Son of former 49ers CEO killed in accident

LOS ANGELES — A San Francisco man was killed, three were injured…

Scoop: Nicki Minaj calls out Miley Cyrus at MTV VMAs

Nicki Minaj called Miley Cyrus out at the MTV Video Music Awards…

New TV movies mark O.J. Simpson trial anniversary

Lifetime Movie Network and A&E are heartily observing the 20th anniversary of…

Now it’s about survival for Aldon Smith

Even as a toddler, Aldon Smith couldn’t resist fire. As the story…

Decision for phenom Ledecky: Stanford or megabucks?

Katie Ledecky chose to defer her entry to Stanford until after the…

Giants handed dose of youthful reality

CHICAGO — If the Giants fall short of the National League playoffs…

Scoop: Amy Schumer speaks for gun control

Not everything is funny in Amy Schumer’s life. On Monday, the comedian…