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Carr deal done: Record $25 mil a year

Derek Carr said he wanted to be a Raider for life, and took the biggest step Thursday morning, the quarterback agreed to the richest contract in NFL history. Carr will make an average of $25 million a season after he [Read entire story]

Warriors season review: Kevin Durant

Warriors season review: In the wake of the Warriors’ second NBA title in three years, The The fourth installment focuses on Kevin Durant, who had quite the debut season with Golden State. 2016-17 statistics: 25.1 [Read entire story]

A’s Matt Chapman hospitalized with knee infection

A’s general manager David Forst said Thursday morning that rookie third baseman Matt Chapman is in the hospital receiving IV antibiotics for the infection in his left knee. Forst said that Chapman is still expected to [Read entire story]

A’s designate team leader Stephen Vogt for assignment

Oakland designated longtime catcher Stephen Vogt for assignment. Vogt, a two-time All-Star and a fan favorite, was the undisputed team leader, but he was batting .217 with four homers and 20 RBIs in 54 games. No one [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: OL Darrell Williams

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). We move on to offensive lineman Darrell Williams. Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. [Read entire story]

Watch SF Bay turned into ‘Game of Thrones’-style map in Giants video

Sure, the Giants have the second worst record in baseball, but now they also have a cool "Game of Thrones'-style promotion video. [Read entire story]

49ers bubble watch: Wide receiver position comes down to two spots

The San Francisco 49ers have questions at almost every position while they work to figure out their 53-man roster. We’ll break down the bubble watch for each one. Today we look at wide receivers. The San Francisco [Read entire story]

Derek Carr gets $25 million per year, $40 million fully guaranteed

A few quarterbacks will be looking for new deals soon. The Oakland Raiders and Derek Carr officially agreed on a new contract, with the quarterback tweeting out the news Thursday morning. National media were quickly [Read entire story]

How will the 49ers rotate on the defensive line?

The 49ers have added a lot of defensive line depth, but Jeff Zgonina’s philosophy suggests plenty of playing time for all. The San Francisco 49ers have invested heavily in the defensive line in recent years, and [Read entire story]

49ers strength of schedule based on Las Vegas win totals

Oddsmakers offer up a different look at strength of schedule. When the 2016 NFL season ended, one of the first things discussed for non-playoff teams is 2017 strength of schedule. The full slate of opponents for each [Read entire story]

5 players Warriors could target in NBA draft

The Warriors don’t have a pick in Thursday’s NBA draft, but they’re interested in acquiring a second-round selection. Here is a look at five potential second-round sleepers Golden State could target when the draft [Read entire story]

Golden Nuggets: How Raiders-Carr Deal May Affect 2018 49ers

A daily compilation of 49ers news from around the internet. Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 edition. The big news of the day was that the Oakland Raiders and QB Derek Carr are nearing a massive deal, expected to approach $25 [Read entire story]

A’s fall to Astros in Oakland for ninth straight time

After the Astros continued their ownership of the A’s with a 5-1 victory at the Coliseum on Wednesday night, Vogt called Houston “the team we’re chasing,” as if anyone could catch baseball’s Secretariat in [Read entire story]

Giants lose in 11; don’t blame Samardzija

Jeff Samardzija was the latest pitcher to add to the Giants’ total Wednesday night by yielding three runs in seven innings, but it came in the Giants’ rain-delayed 5-3 loss to the Braves, so what good was it? Hunter [Read entire story]

LSU advances in College World Series on Poche’ career night

Poche’ became LSU’s career wins leader with a splendid performance over eight-plus innings, Slaughter hit his first home run in three months for an early five-run cushion, and the Tigers eliminated Florida State from [Read entire story]

Eduardo Nuñez wants to stay with Giants

ATLANTA — Third baseman Eduardo Nuñez is hoping for a longer-term relationship with the Giants, even though he might be mentioned in trade talk before the July 31 deadline and even though he’ll be a free agent after [Read entire story]

Sharks’ Burns Wins Norris Trophy as NHL’s Top Defenseman

Sharks' Burns Wins Norris Trophy as NHL's Top Defenseman

Brent Burns capped off a remarkable season for the Sharks by taking home the Norris Memorial Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman.Photo Credit: Kevin Kurz This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click [Read entire story]

A’s get good news on rookie Chapman

Manager Bob Melvin provided encouraging news on rookie third baseman Matt Chapman, who made a bang in his major-league debut series against the Yankees over the weekend. The knee infection that forced him to miss the [Read entire story]

NCAA Title IX report: Spending up, gender gaps remain

Spending on men’s and women’s athletic programs has doubled over the past decade across all three NCAA divisions and the greatest gap between the two can be found in Division I, according to a report released [Read entire story]

MLB, players’ union donate $1M to Negro Leagues museum in KC

When it was founded in a one-room office nearly three decades ago, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum set out to preserve an important yet quickly fading era of America’s pastime. All those endeavors cost money, of [Read entire story]