NEW YORK-The San Francisco Giants didn't make a move on one of the busiest deadline days in MLB history, and that was just fine with Brian Sabean. The general manager said the club zeroed in on options at second base and came close to completing one deal, but ultimately the front office decided the price was too high in terms of prospects.

Team owner Jed York said Thursday that he and coach Jim Harbaugh have agreed to table contract talks until the end of the 49ers’ season. According to a source, the 49ers made Harbaugh a contract proposal earlier this offseason, but he never responded. He has two years remaining on a five-year deal that pays him $5 million a season. The two sides also discussed an extension last season but made no progress.

Four days into the national team training camp, USA Basketball coaches and officials remain conflicted about DeMarcus Cousins’ potential value on Mike Krzyzewski’s FIBA World Cup squad.

Billy Beane loves to pull the trigger on deals for players, but you wonder if he shot himself in the foot this time. Trading gifted left fielder Yoenis Cespedes to Boston for coveted starter Jon Lester is like trading a short-term buzz for a long-term hangover.

“Vinsanity” didn’t start with Jeremy Lin, or with Vince Carter. Not by a long shot. Vin Scully is the very definition of “Vinsanity,” a phenomenon, a broadcasting marvel who defies aging. He also despises cliches, let’s the action speak for itself and remains unfailingly objective on the air.

Though owners of the best record in the major leagues, the A’s have not managed to shake off the dogged Los Angeles Angels, who trailed them by 21/2 games in the American League West as the non-waiver trade deadline dawned Thursday.

Venus Williams feels like the hometown girl when she plays at Stanford even though she grew up in Southern California and currently resides in Florida.

Nate Freiman doubled home two runs in the fourth inning and hit a solo homer in the sixth, and recently acquired Deck McGuire tossed six shutout innings to lead the River Cats past the Albuquerque Isotopes 5-0 on Thursday night at Raley Field.

Look out, Jerry Jones. You have competition. No, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys hasn’t had a winning team in four seasons. But his stadium set the NFL standard when it opened in 2009, not just for its Texas-size grandeur but because Jones was able to elevate AT&T Stadium beyond a venue to watch football games.

Chimdi Chekwa has dealt with so much in his first two NFL seasons that a matchup with wide receiver James Jones in practice seemed fairly easy in comparison for the Oakland cornerback.

Nick Watney made nine birdies Thursday in a bogey-free round in the Barracuda Championship to take a two-point lead in the modified Stableford event.

Television and radio listings for baseball, basketball, boxing, football, golf, horse racing, motor sports, soccer, tennis and WNBA.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles keeps looking for ways to fill seats.

The Sacramento Gold, eliminated in last weekend’s playoff semifinals, landed forward Manolo Pina and defender Fernando De Alba on the National Premier Soccer League 2014 All-Star team.

Marshawn Lynch's holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions.

The Sacramento Kings plan to start preliminary demolition work on Downtown Plaza early Friday despite a last-minute court appeal by a citizens’ group trying to stop the team’s $477 million arena project.

Jed York today said today that he and Jim Harbaugh have agreed to table contract talks until the end of the 49ers' season.

There's no swearing in football, goshdarnit.

On Wednesday, cornerback Perrish Cox bit on an underneath move by receiver Anquan Boldin but was able to recover in time to make a dazzling interception deep down field. On Thursday, he couldn't make up the ground.

Michael Crabtree not only is okay after sitting out the last one and half practices of training camp, Greg Roman thinks the 49ers receiver is in better shape than ever.

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