State, Local Legislators Propose Ban on Chewing Tobacco at Ballparks
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State, Local Legislators Propose Ban on Chewing Tobacco at Ballparks

Both California and San Francisco lawmakers have introduced legislation that could keep chewing tobacco out of baseball parks, including the San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park….

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Admitted to Hospital for Heart Procedure
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Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Admitted to Hospital for Heart Procedure

San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy was admitted to a hospital in Arizona today for a heart procedure, according to team officials. Giants medical staff…

Bay Area Delegation in Arizona to Prep for Hosting 2016 Super Bowl
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Bay Area Delegation in Arizona to Prep for Hosting 2016 Super Bowl

A delegation from the Bay Area is in Arizona for the Super Bowl this week learning all they can in preparation for hosting the big…

Appeals Court Rejects San Jose’s Antitrust Lawsuit Against MLB
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Appeals Court Rejects San Jose’s Antitrust Lawsuit Against MLB

The city of San Jose lost a bid to a federal appeals court in San Francisco today to challenge Major League Baseball’s nearly-century-old exemption from…

49ers Defensive Line Coach Jim Tomsula Promoted to Head Coach
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49ers Defensive Line Coach Jim Tomsula Promoted to Head Coach

The San Francisco 49ers choice to succeed former head coach Jim Harbaugh is the coach who immediately preceded him. Defensive line coach Jim Tomsula was…

Court Allows Retired NFL Players to Sue Electronic Arts Inc.
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Court Allows Retired NFL Players to Sue Electronic Arts Inc.

Three retired National Football League players won the right from a federal appeals court in San Francisco today to go ahead with a lawsuit against…

49ers, Head Coach Harbaugh Officially Part Ways, Team Managers to Discuss Replacement Process Today
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49ers, Head Coach Harbaugh Officially Part Ways, Team Managers to Discuss Replacement Process Today

The San Francisco 49ers and head coach Jim Harbaugh today agreed to part ways and team management will hold a news conference Monday at Levi’s…

Giants’ World Series Trophies Embarking on Viewing Tour
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Giants’ World Series Trophies Embarking on Viewing Tour

All three San Francisco Giants World Series trophies are going on a tour of California and other western states, team officials announced today. After the…

Warriors Unveil New Plans for Mission Bay Arena
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Warriors Unveil New Plans for Mission Bay Arena

The Golden State Warriors today released new plans for a gleaming 18,064-seat arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood set to open in 2018. The…

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Vandalizing SFPD Vehicle After Giants’ World Series Win
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Man Arrested on Suspicion of Vandalizing SFPD Vehicle After Giants’ World Series Win

A 19-year-old man was arrested Thursday in San Francisco’s Mission District for allegedly vandalizing a San Francisco Police Department vehicle the night of the Giants’…

World Series Riot Damage Totals Over $140K in Damages to Muni
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World Series Riot Damage Totals Over $140K in Damages to Muni

Twenty-eight San Francisco Muni buses sustained $140,000 worth of damage at the hands of vandals following the San Francisco Giants World Series win last month,…

Giants Players Address Fans at World Series Parade
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Giants Players Address Fans at World Series Parade

The San Francisco Giants’ World Series Championship celebration outside City Hall today gave the city’s favorite baseball players a chance to talk directly to their…

SFPD Chief Says “Jerks” Caused World Series Riots
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SFPD Chief Says “Jerks” Caused World Series Riots

Fans poured into the streets of San Francisco following the Giants’ win against the Kansas City Royals in the final game of the World Series…

Extra Ferries Will Run From Marin County to Giants World Series Parade Friday
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Extra Ferries Will Run From Marin County to Giants World Series Parade Friday

Golden Gate Ferry will provide extra ferry service from Larkspur to San Francisco for the Giants’ World Series parade on Friday. Fans are encouraged to…

Man Suffers Multiple Serious Stab Wounds in Mission District Following Giants World Series Celebration
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Man Suffers Multiple Serious Stab Wounds in Mission District Following Giants World Series Celebration

A man was stabbed multiple times in San Francisco’s Mission District during rowdy celebrations following the San Francisco Giants’ World Series victory Wednesday night. The…

SFPD Officers Injured During Giants World Series Celebrations
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SFPD Officers Injured During Giants World Series Celebrations

Multiple San Francisco police officers were injured while attempting to disperse crowds and extinguish bonfires during celebrations of the San Francisco Giants’ World Series victory…

Second Shooting Victim, Fires, Thrown Bottles Reported During Giants World Series Celebration
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Second Shooting Victim, Fires, Thrown Bottles Reported During Giants World Series Celebration

A gunshot victim walked into San Francisco General Hospital this evening during celebrations of the San Francisco Giants’ World Series victory in what appears to…

Muni Bus Services Shut Down Due to World Series Celebration Crowds
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Muni Bus Services Shut Down Due to World Series Celebration Crowds

All bus service has been suspended in San Francisco this evening due to safety concerns caused by riotous World Series celebrations throughout the city, according…

Giants Win World Series With 3-2 Victory in Game 7
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Giants Win World Series With 3-2 Victory in Game 7

The San Francisco Giants won the World Series tonight with a nail-biting 3-2 Game 7 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Madison Bumgarner threw five…

Hundreds Gather in Civic Center Plaza Before Giants’ World Series Loss
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Hundreds Gather in Civic Center Plaza Before Giants’ World Series Loss

Before the mood turned somber for San Francisco Giants fans as the team had a disheartening loss in what could have been a World Series-clinching…

SFPD Preparing for Potentially Destructive World Series Celebrations
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SFPD Preparing for Potentially Destructive World Series Celebrations

San Francisco police are preparing for rowdy celebrations that could erupt if the Giants clinch a World Series victory tonight or Wednesday, a police officer…

Giants’ World Series Game 6 to be Broadcast on Big Screen at Civic Center Plaza
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Giants’ World Series Game 6 to be Broadcast on Big Screen at Civic Center Plaza

The San Francisco Giants’ game on Tuesday that could clinch the World Series against the Kansas City Royals will be broadcast on a Jumbotron screen…

SF Zoo, SPCA Enter World Series Wagers
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SF Zoo, SPCA Enter World Series Wagers

Two organizations aimed at animal care entered into World Series wagers this week, according to representatives. The San Francisco Zoological Society and the San Francisco…

SF, KC Mayors Make Bet on World Series
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SF, KC Mayors Make Bet on World Series

As if the parade, celebrations and champagne aren’t enough, if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series, Kansas City Mayor Sly James will regale…

UCSF Chancellor Places Friendly World Series Wager With KC University Chancellor
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UCSF Chancellor Places Friendly World Series Wager With KC University Chancellor

The chancellors from University of California at San Francisco and the University of Missouri-Kansas City have placed a friendly wager on the outcome of the…

Giants Advance to Third World Series in Five Years
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Giants Advance to Third World Series in Five Years

The San Francisco Giants have advanced to the World Series following a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals capped off by a three-run game-winning…

Giants Win Division Series, Move on to NLCS
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Giants Win Division Series, Move on to NLCS

AT&T Park erupted into jubilation tonight as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nationals 3-2, advancing to the National League Championship Series where they…

Giants Hold Rally, Viewing Party at AT&T Park for Playoff Game
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Giants Hold Rally, Viewing Party at AT&T Park for Playoff Game

While the San Francisco Giants are playing in Pittsburgh this evening, fans can still watch the game at AT&T Park. The Giants are hosting a…

50th Annual Rolex Big Boat Series Kicks Off Today
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50th Annual Rolex Big Boat Series Kicks Off Today

Dozens of sailboats are streaking across San Francisco Bay today competing in the first of four days of the Rolex Big Boat Series. The 50th…

Selig Addresses Rule Changes, Handling of Domestic Violence on AT&T Park Visit
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Selig Addresses Rule Changes, Handling of Domestic Violence on AT&T Park Visit

While visiting the San Francisco Giants on his farewell tour of Major League Baseball stadiums, outgoing Commissioner Bud Selig took more questions on cross-Bay rivals…

Defunct San Francisco Bulls Hockey Team Falls Down On Promise To Pay Back Season Ticket Holders
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Defunct San Francisco Bulls Hockey Team Falls Down On Promise To Pay Back Season Ticket Holders

The San Francisco Bulls owes fans thousands of dollars in unpaid ticket refunds, eight months after the minor league hockey team announced it went belly-up….

49ers Prepared For 9 Game Suspension of Linebacker Aldon Smith
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49ers Prepared For 9 Game Suspension of Linebacker Aldon Smith

The San Francisco 49ers were “prepared for” today’s announcement by the National Football League to suspend 49ers star linebacker Aldon Smith for nine games and…

Selig Echoes A’s Fans’ Frustrations During Coliseum Stop on Farewell Tour
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Selig Echoes A’s Fans’ Frustrations During Coliseum Stop on Farewell Tour

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said today that he understands the frustrations that Oakland A’s fans have about the team’s uncertain future. Speaking at…

SJ Attempts to Reinstate Antitrust Lawsuit Against MLB, Judges Still Wary
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SJ Attempts to Reinstate Antitrust Lawsuit Against MLB, Judges Still Wary

A federal appeals court panel at a hearing in San Francisco today appeared dubious of a bid by the city of San Jose to reinstate…

A’s Agree to Coliseum Lease Agreement Changes Proposed by City
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A’s Agree to Coliseum Lease Agreement Changes Proposed by City

City of Oakland leaders said today that the Oakland A’s have accepted changes that the City Council made last week to a lease agreement that…

49ers’ Aldon Smith Sentenced to 3 Years Probation for Misdemeanor Gun, DUI Charges
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49ers’ Aldon Smith Sentenced to 3 Years Probation for Misdemeanor Gun, DUI Charges

A judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose this afternoon sentenced San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith to 11 days in a…

A’s Future Still Uncertain After Amendments Added to Lease Agreement
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A’s Future Still Uncertain After Amendments Added to Lease Agreement

The future of the A’s baseball team in Oakland remained up in the air tonight after the Oakland City Council voted to add seven amendments…

AT&T Park Ranked Most Vegetarian-Friendly Ballpark by PETA
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AT&T Park Ranked Most Vegetarian-Friendly Ballpark by PETA

San Francisco’s AT&T Park has reclaimed its position as the most vegetarian-friendly ballpark in the nation, according to an annual survey of Major League Baseball…

Second Suspect Arrested in AT&T Park Assault
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Second Suspect Arrested in AT&T Park Assault

A second suspect in an assault outside AT&T Park that knocked an Oakland woman unconscious was arrested this evening in Sacramento, according to San Francisco…

Sacramento Man Arrested In Assault Outside Giants Game That Sent Woman To Hospital
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Sacramento Man Arrested In Assault Outside Giants Game That Sent Woman To Hospital

7/11 1:27 PM: The 27-year-old woman who was knocked unconscious after being attacked outside AT&T Park Thursday evening was released from San Francisco General Hospital…