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...nation's second biggest U.S. newspaper publisher by circulation, said Friday that it is exploring strategic options that could include a sale of the company or parts of it. Its papers include the the San Jose Mercury News and the Denver Post.

SEC roundup: Rebels rout Commodores in their conference opener

...8-year-old school record with 13 catches. NO. 5 AUBURN 59, SAN JOSE STATE 13In Auburn, Ala., Cameron Artis-Payne ran for...and Auburn (2-0) used a dominant ground game to beat San Jose State (1-1).Auburn had six touchdowns and 358 yards...

Augusta GreenJackets limp down stretch behind offensive woes

...per game.The lineup lost its few consistent pieces when Brandon Bednar and Tyler Horan were assigned to Advanced-A San Jose on June 29 and Aug. 1, respectively.Despite second-half struggles, Ryder Jones was also a key bat lost when he...

49ers' Ray McDonald facing domestic violence charges

...arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.McDonald, 29, was released from jail after posting bail, Santa Clara County sheriff's Sgt. Kurt Stenderup...

Three former Augusta GreenJackets are in Arizona Fall League

...are also sending recently signed Cuban Daniel Carbonell, who skipped Augusta and began his full-season career with San Jose.The Atlanta Braves are sending prospects to Peoria. They include outfielders Kyle Wren and Edward Salcedo. For Salcedo...

Augusta GreenJackets lose relievers Ray Black, Jake Smith to promotions

...Ray Black and Jake Smith were assigned to Advanced-A San Jose and reported to the Giants on Friday.The two relievers...down the stretch by getting thrown into a playoff hunt. San Jose is two games back of Visalia in the California League's...

Landon Donovan to retire after MLS season

...Part of EFC fabric," Everton tweeted from its official account.A five-time MLS champion with the Galaxy and the San Jose Earthquakes, Donovan agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the Galaxy just a year ago, pronouncing himself revitalized...

San Francisco 49ers want to create their own legacy in new stadium

...from coach Jim Harbaugh about his defense after a 23-3 preseason loss at Baltimore on Aug. 7.The Major League Soccer San Jose Earthquakes beat the Seattle Sounders in the first sporting event at Levi's Stadium on Aug. 2, and now it's the...

Pace of play among issues for next baseball commissioner Rob Manfred

...The Oakland Athletics' hope to build a ballpark in San Jose, Calif. ? territory of the San Francisco Giants ? remains...in a study committee that was appointed in March 2009.San Jose filed an antitrust suit against Major League Baseball...

Wal-Mart uses test-and-learn approach for roll out of new products, services

...them:DELIVERYDetails: Wal-Mart is testing same-day delivery of groceries, fresh produce and other products in San Jose and San Francisco in California and Denver. Delivery fees range from $3 to $10. It's also testing same-day delivery...