Capitals among East contenders; West race too tight to call

...conferences.In the West, seven points separate fourth-place San Jose from 11th-place Dallas. Don't count out 12th-place...high-profile free agents. Still, there are three teams ? San Jose (fourth), Winnipeg (seventh) and Calgary (eighth...

Tavares scores 4 in record scoring NHL All-Star game

...each other.It was fitting that Toews scored the goal that shattered the record. He held off defenseman Brent Burns of San Jose to find the net with a rising shot with 5:39 left.Toews said he was just happy to silence the cannon that fires every...

Blackhawks top Penguins in shootout

...undergo surgery, has three goals, six assists and a minus-4 rating in 45 games this season. SHARKS: For years, San Jose has come out to the ice each home game to the Metallica song Seek and Destroy.On Wednesday night, the band was on hand...

High school: Childers camp features area pros

...League All-Star, before getting assigned to Advanced-A San Jose at the end of the season. The Giants showed confidence in Smith by putting him in a playoff race with San Jose, and he should find himself back there to begin 2015.

49ers release Ray McDonald amid sexual assault investigation

Defensive lineman Ray McDonald was released by the San Francisco 49ers amid an investigation by San Jose police into McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault.49ers general manager Trent Baalke says he informed McDonald and his agent...

Augusta's Horan, Mende assigned to San Jose

...Outfielder Tyler Horan has been assigned to Advanced-A San Jose on Friday. Horan represented the last high draft choice...former Colorado Rockies minor leaguer, was also assigned to San Jose after just four games in Augusta. The GreenJackets are...

Flyers top Capitals in overtime on Jakub Voracek's goal

...Division. BLUES 7, SHARKS 2In St. Louis, the Blues scored the final four goals to turn a one-goal lead into a rout of San Jose.Alexander Steen, Jay Bouwmeester, Paul Stastny, Jori Lehtera, T.J. Oshie, Patrik Berglund and David Backes all...

Business news

...an illegal cartel to prevent their workers from leaving for better-paying jobs.The settlement filed Thursday in a San Jose, Calif., federal court revises a $324.5 million agreement that U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh rejected five months...

Augusta lefty Lujan assigned to San Jose

...has been assigned from Augusta to Advanced-A San Jose. He's expected to travel to San Jose on Friday. A corresponding move has yet to be...low levels. Lujan should have started 2014 at San Jose, but a logjam of pitchers kept him in Augusta...

Former Augusta coach Steve Kline named to Richmond's staff

...popular figure at Lake Olmstead Stadium, was on Augusta's staff the past two years after serving in the same role for San Jose in 2012. He replaces Ross Grimsley in Richmond as only the second pitching coach in the team's six-year history...