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Washington State linebacker Peyton Pelluer out for season

Linebacker Peyton Pelluer of No. 18 Washington State broke his foot in Saturday’s victory over Oregon State and is done for the season. The Lewiston Tribune and the Seattle Times reported Monday that [Read entire story]

Hurricane Irma is causing teams to scramble

Saturday’s S.F. Deltas’ North American Soccer League match at Kezar Stadium has been postponed, one of a growing number of athletic events that have been postponed or canceled as teams around the state of Florida [Read entire story]

Ban for Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott upheld, but he’ll play Sunday

An arbitrator denied Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott’s appeal of a six-game suspension in a domestic-violence case Tuesday, but the 2016 NFL rushing champion will play in the opener because of the timing of the [Read entire story]

Facebook to stream San Jose State football game

Facebook has struck a deal for exclusive rights to live stream 15 college football games this season, including a Sept. 23 San Jose State game. The deal with Stadium, a digital sports network, gives [Read entire story]

Names & faces: Rick Barry, Kawhi Leonard

The Warriors legend told USA Today that the scrutiny President Trump is facing is a disgrace to the world, to our country. ... Barry also shared thoughts on the federal investigation into possible collusion between [Read entire story]

Names and faces: Jerry Rice, Usain Bolt

Fans of the Pro Football Hall of Famer should tune into this week’s episode of NPR’s Wait Wait ... Rice bantered with host Peter Sagal and panelists who included comedian Paula Poundstone, and threw in a touchdown [Read entire story]

Disney’s new streaming plan might save ESPN

Two years ago, Disney CEO Bob Iger acknowledged that ESPN, long a major profit center for Disney, was shedding subscribers. On Tuesday, Disney announced a plan intended to start bolstering ESPN’s fortunes. The [Read entire story]

Max deal possible for Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said Monday that he is ready to commit nearly $150 million to Andrew Wiggins with a maximum-level extension of his rookie contract. Before he does so, Taylor wants to sit down [Read entire story]

Video: Officer told Venus Williams she caused fatal crash

A police officer told tennis star Venus Williams she likely caused a crash that fatally injured an elderly man last month but didn’t cite her, saying it appeared the actions of a third driver left her in a bad spot, a [Read entire story]

U.S. women’s soccer team upset by Australia

Tameka Butt scored in the 67th minute and Australia beat the United States for the first time in the 28-game series, 1-0 in the Tournament of Nations in Seattle on Thursday night. Each of the four teams in the [Read entire story]

Matt Kuchar fights dizzy spells in Canadian Open

Matt Kuchar fought dizzy spells in the first round of the Canadian Open on Thursday, four days after finishing second behind Jordan Spieth in the British Open. Hall of Famer Karrie Webb shot a 7-under-par 65 in cold and [Read entire story]

Raiders sign 2nd-round choice

The Raiders signed second-round draft pick Obi Melifonwu on Wednesday, leaving only one unsigned rookie: first-rounder Gareon Conley. Rookies, along with quarterbacks, reported to training camp in Napa on Monday, with [Read entire story]

Panthers release concussed Michael Oher after failed physical

Oher, the subject of the movie “The Blind Side,” started 16 regular-season games and three playoff games for the Panthers during their Super Bowl 50 run to Levi’s Stadium in 2015. Tom Gamble, who spent 10 seasons [Read entire story]

Cal basketball to face Wichita State in Maui Invitational

The Cal men’s basketball team will face Wichita State on Nov. 21 in the first round of the Maui Invitational, which announced its bracket Tuesday. The Bears will play either Marquette or VCU in the second round of the [Read entire story]

Rajon Rondo headed to New Orleans

The New Orleans Pelicans reportedly have agreed in principle on a one-year deal with point guard Rajon Rondo. Rondo is a four-time All-Star and won a championship with the Celtics. Rondo averaged 7.8 points, 6.7 [Read entire story]

George says Pacers wanted Thompson; Warriors said no

During his recent appearance on “The Woj Pod” with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, George discussed a trade offer that, if accepted, would have landed the four-time NBA All-Star with Golden State. According to [Read entire story]

WNBA:Connecticut Sun at LA Sparks, 7:30 p.m.

According to multiple reports, Tierney accepted the team’s qualifying offer of $735,000. Tierney, 23, was a 2012 second-round pick by the Sharks and reached the NHL in 2014-15. “We believe Chris has yet to hit his [Read entire story]

Livan Hernandez files for bankruptcy

Former Giants pitcher Livan Hernandez has filed for bankruptcy in Florida, claiming debts of up to $1 million. The next year, he was MVP of the National League Championship Series and the World Series as the Marlins won [Read entire story]

Dave Wojcik steps down as San Jose State head basketball coach

Assistant coach Rodney Tention will be the interim head coach during a national search for a replacement for Wojcik, athletic director Marie Tuite said in the posted release. An independent review of the scoring in [Read entire story]

Xander Schauffele birdies final hole to win Greenbrier Classic

A strong finish in the U.S. Open last month helped prepare Xander Schauffele for the nerve-racking grind of chasing a title on the PGA Tour. The rookie made a 3-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the [Read entire story]