Oracle Arena To Host Olympic Men’s Basketball Exhibition Game
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Oracle Arena To Host Olympic Men’s Basketball Exhibition Game

Oakland’s Oracle Arena will host an exhibition game this summer featuring the Olympics-bound U.S. men’s basketball team, Golden State Warriors officials said Monday. Tickets to…

City Council Approves Extending Lease Agreement For Raiders
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City Council Approves Extending Lease Agreement For Raiders

A lease agreement that will keep the Oakland Raiders football team at the Coliseum for at least one more year is pretty much a done…

Baseball Returns To Bay Area With A’s/Giants Exhibition Game Thursday
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Baseball Returns To Bay Area With A’s/Giants Exhibition Game Thursday

Baseball is about to return to the Bay Area. Even before opening day on Monday, the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s will face each…

UC Berkeley Assistant Basketball Coach Dismissed For Alleged Sexual Harassment
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UC Berkeley Assistant Basketball Coach Dismissed For Alleged Sexual Harassment

Termination proceedings have been initiated against University of California at Berkeley’s men’s basketball assistant coach Yann Hufnagel after a finding that he violated the university’s…

Nearly 10K Riders Used VTA To Get To, From Super Bowl 50
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Nearly 10K Riders Used VTA To Get To, From Super Bowl 50

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority delivered nearly 10,000 Super Bowl fans to and from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Sunday, according to VTA…

Drones Prohibited Over Super Bowl Airspace
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Drones Prohibited Over Super Bowl Airspace

With the long-awaited Super Bowl 50 fast approaching, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding Bay Area residents not to try to get a drone’s-eye view…

Denver Broncos Player Questioned In Prostitution Sting
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Denver Broncos Player Questioned In Prostitution Sting

A Denver Broncos practice squad safety was sent back to Denver after he was questioned in a Santa Clara County sheriff’s prostitution sting near Mineta…

Warriors To Visit White House To Celebrate 2015 Championship Run
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Warriors To Visit White House To Celebrate 2015 Championship Run

The Golden State Warriors will take a trip to the White House this week to celebrate their first NBA championship in 40 years, White House…

Girl Scouts Kick Off Cookie Season In Time For Super Bowl
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Girl Scouts Kick Off Cookie Season In Time For Super Bowl

The Girl Scouts of Northern California will kick off their cookie season early this year in time for Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, Girl…

Warriors Announce Planned New Arena Will Be Named Chase Center
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Warriors Announce Planned New Arena Will Be Named Chase Center

The Golden State Warriors officially announced today that their planned new arena in San Francisco will be named Chase Center. The financial services firm JPMorgan…

San Francisco To Get Upgrades To Free Wi-Fi System In Time For Super Bowl Events
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San Francisco To Get Upgrades To Free Wi-Fi System In Time For Super Bowl Events

San Francisco will be getting upgrades to the city’s free Wi-Fi service in time for the upcoming Super Bowl, the mayor’s office announced today. The…

Supervisors Call For City To Seek Reimbursement For Super Bowl Costs
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Supervisors Call For City To Seek Reimbursement For Super Bowl Costs

Criticism of San Francisco’s planned Super Bowl celebrations continued to mount today as several supervisors issued a call for the city to seek restitution for…

City Cracking Down on Unpermitted Food Vendors During Super Bowl
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City Cracking Down on Unpermitted Food Vendors During Super Bowl

San Francisco health officials will be cracking down on unpermitted food vendors as thousands of visitors descend on the city for Super Bowl 50 festivities…

Oakland Raiders File Application To Move To Los Angeles
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Oakland Raiders File Application To Move To Los Angeles

As expected, the Oakland Raiders are one of three National Football League teams that have submitted applications to relocate their franchises to the Los Angeles…

SFO Paramedics To Begin Using Bicycles
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SFO Paramedics To Begin Using Bicycles

In anticipation of Super Bowl 50 and an increase in overall travelers, paramedics are learning how make their way through the San Francisco International Airport…

Super Bowl 50 Spurs Heightened Security Plans; Overhead Muni Wires To Remain Intact
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Super Bowl 50 Spurs Heightened Security Plans; Overhead Muni Wires To Remain Intact

San Francisco city leaders and Super Bowl 50 planners announced today that in light of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, there will…

Planning Commission Approves Mayor-Supported Warriors Arena
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Planning Commission Approves Mayor-Supported Warriors Arena

The San Francisco Planning Commission approved the design and environmental study for the proposed Golden State Warriors multi-use arena and two office towers in the…

Stubhub Antitrust Suit Against Warriors Dismissed
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Stubhub Antitrust Suit Against Warriors Dismissed

A judge has dismissed an antitrust lawsuit by online ticket marketplace StubHub accusing the Golden State Warriors and Ticketmaster LLC of illegally preventing fans from…

Golden State Warriors Issue Season’s Second Season Ticket Fraud Alert
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Golden State Warriors Issue Season’s Second Season Ticket Fraud Alert

Golden State Warriors officials issued this season’s second ticket fraud alert Thursday to warn fans about purchasing single-game tickets from non-verified third parties, team officials…

Golden State Warriors Campaign To Defend NBA Title Begins Tonight
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Golden State Warriors Campaign To Defend NBA Title Begins Tonight

The Golden State Warriors will return to the court this evening to receive their championship rings and start the defense of their first NBA title…

State Bill Outlaws Smokeless Tobacco at Baseball Stadiums
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State Bill Outlaws Smokeless Tobacco at Baseball Stadiums

A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown today prohibits smokeless tobacco use at California’s five professional baseball stadiums, both for those on the field and…

Warriors Formally Acquire Proposed Arena Site in Mission Bay
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Warriors Formally Acquire Proposed Arena Site in Mission Bay

The Golden State Warriors today announced their formal acquisition of a 12-acre waterfront site in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood where they plan to build…

Appeals Court Says NCAA RulesOn Student Compensation Are Subject To Antitrust Scrutiny
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Appeals Court Says NCAA RulesOn Student Compensation Are Subject To Antitrust Scrutiny

A federal appeals court ruled in San Francisco today that the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s regulations on student compensation are subject to U.S. antitrust law…

Son of Former 49ers CEO Peter Harris Dies
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Son of Former 49ers CEO Peter Harris Dies

The son of a former San Francisco 49ers CEO died early this morning in a boat collision off Santa Catalina Island in Southern California, according…

Muni Reroutes Expected Today Due To San Francisco Marathon
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Muni Reroutes Expected Today Due To San Francisco Marathon

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency this morning is reminding Muni riders there are several reroutes scheduled throughout the day due to the running of…

Marathon Expected To Challenge Runners, Block Traffic Sunday
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Marathon Expected To Challenge Runners, Block Traffic Sunday

Starting at midnight, some of the San Francisco Marathon’s most extreme runners will begin the 52.4-mile Ultramarathon. Runners not challenged enough by the traditional 26.2…

Barry Bonds Thankful and Relieved as Case Ends
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Barry Bonds Thankful and Relieved as Case Ends

The legal saga of former San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds, accused eight years ago of perjury and obstruction in a steroids investigation, came to…

Bonds Case Ends As Prosecutors Abandon Possible Supreme Court Appeal
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Bonds Case Ends As Prosecutors Abandon Possible Supreme Court Appeal

The legal saga of former San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds, accused eight years ago of perjury and obstruction in a steroids investigation, came to…

San Francisco Marathon Gains Olympic Qualifying Status
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San Francisco Marathon Gains Olympic Qualifying Status

A future Olympian, or several, may be racing down the streets of San Francisco this weekend. On Sunday, the San Francisco Marathon is celebrating being…

Giants Set Record for Hosting 50 Million Visitors in Fewest Seasons
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Giants Set Record for Hosting 50 Million Visitors in Fewest Seasons

The San Francisco Giants set the Major League Baseball record Saturday for hosting 50 million visitors in the fewest number of seasons, team officials said….

Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green Wears Custom Made WWE Heavyweight Championship Belt

Touggghhhhh @wwe world champions #dubnation A photo posted by Draymond Green (@money23green) on Jun 22, 2015 at 5:12pm PDT To only further the theory that…

Fans Elated to Celebrate Warriors’ NBA Championship

Pure elation was the mood today as thousands of people lined up along Oakland streets for the official parade and celebration of the Golden State…

WWE Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins Predicted Golden State Warriors Victory in Cleveland on Monday
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WWE Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins Predicted Golden State Warriors Victory in Cleveland on Monday

The buzz and excitement of the Golden State Warriors’ first victory in forty years is still fresh in the air, and on the morning of…

Streets Closed as Crowds Celebrate Warriors’ Win
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Streets Closed as Crowds Celebrate Warriors’ Win

Police in Oakland this morning are advising commuters to expect traffic delays downtown as crowds continue to celebrate the Golden State Warriors’ Tuesday night NBA…

Parade Set for Friday for NBA Champion Warriors
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Parade Set for Friday for NBA Champion Warriors

Oakland will host a parade and rally on Friday for the 2015 NBA champion Golden State Warriors. The parade will start at 10 a.m. Friday…

Golden State Warriors Win First NBA Title in 40 Years
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Golden State Warriors Win First NBA Title in 40 Years

The Golden State Warriors have won the 2015 NBA championship, the team’s first title in 40 years. The Warriors tonight defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97…

Gentle, Lagerstrom Win 35th Annual Escape from Alcatraz Traithlon
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Gentle, Lagerstrom Win 35th Annual Escape from Alcatraz Traithlon

Australia’s Ashleigh Gentle and Portland, Oregon’s Eric Lagerstrom won today’s 35th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, a spokeswoman for the race said….

Bay Area Charity Aims to Beat Cleveland in NBA Finals-Inspired Competition
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Bay Area Charity Aims to Beat Cleveland in NBA Finals-Inspired Competition

As the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers battle it out in the NBA finals, another competition announced Friday is pitting the two regions…

Museums in Oakland, Cleveland Bet on NBA Finals
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Museums in Oakland, Cleveland Bet on NBA Finals

Oakland politicians have placed their bets on the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers, and now some other local institutions…

Giants Visit White House, Commemorate Third World Series Win in Five Years
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Giants Visit White House, Commemorate Third World Series Win in Five Years

The San Francisco Giants appeared at the White House with President Barack Obama this afternoon to be honored for their 2014 World Series victory, their…