Kerry Benefield

Benefield: U.S. soccer boots Solo situation

U.S. Soccer enthusiastically celebrates Hope Solo's athletic achievements while turning a blind eye to the serious charges she is facing for suspected domestic abuse.


Giants dominate in wild-card game, defeat Pirates 8-0

Behind Madison Bumgarner's 10-strikeout gem, the Giants won the winner-takes-all wild-card game against the Pittsburg Pirates to stay alive in the National League playoffs.


A's playoff hopes come crashing down in 9-8 wild-card loss (w/video)

The A’s came up just short in Kansas City on Tuesday, losing 9-8 in a 12-inning game that was nothing short of spectacular.

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College Sports

Pac-12 proposes changes to student-athlete benefits

Changes endorsed include funding full athletic scholarships and providing long-term health care and insurance to former athletes.

Sports Galleries
Inside the 49ers


Warriors' Bogut hoping for a healthy season (w/video)

Back from a 'freak injury,' the Warriors' center knows he has to stay well for the team to amount to anything in the coming season.

Lowell Cohn

Lowell Cohn: Giants-Pirates game about beauty of pitching (w/video)

This live-or-die game of knockout baseball is about the starting pitchers, about having an ace who makes bats miss balls, an ace who goes deep.

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