• Raiders not surprised how well defense played in Week 1

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Any surprise regarding how the Raiders defense played in their season-opening win against the Tennessee Titans came from outside the team’s headquarters near the Oakland airport.

  • IndyCar has a 5-driver battle for season championship

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — On the same day NASCAR opens its playoffs, the IndyCar Series will crown its champion.

  • Utah signs guard Devante Doutrive, plans to redshirt

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah has signed shooting guard Devante Doutrive to a letter of intent. He plans to redshirt during the 2017-18 season.

  • UC Berkeley under tight security for conservative speaker

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley has ramped up security as it braces to host conservative commentator Ben Shapiro Thursday night, the latest polarizing figure to raise concerns of violence on the famously liberal campus.

  • Darvish, Bellinger combine to lead Dodgers past Giants 4-1

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yu Darvish declined to say what exactly he did to get his pitching mechanics back in rhythm. The right-hander would only acknowledge that he quit focusing on so many things and kept his approach simple.

  • Angels crush Astros 9-0 with 8 extra-base hits

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A team looking to set the tone early could not have done much better than the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.

  • UFC strips Jones, reinstates Cormier as 205-pound champion

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The UFC has stripped its light heavyweight title from Jon Jones for a third time and reinstated Daniel Cormier as the 205-pound champion after Jones’ latest failed doping test.

  • Rams All-Pro Aaron Donald back in practice after holdout

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — One week after Aaron Donald ended his four-month contract holdout, the All-Pro defensive lineman probably will go straight into the Los Angeles Rams’ starting lineup.

  • Kings’ Zach Randolph gets community service after LA arrest

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was sentenced to community service on Wednesday after being charged with marijuana possession and resisting arrest following an incident last month at a Los Angeles housing project, prosecutors said.

  • No AC! Millions in Florida swelter through power outages

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In a state built on air conditioning, millions of Florida residents now want to know: When will the power come back on?