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
Bay Area

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
Bay Area

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
Bay Area

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…

Supervisor Kim’s Mission Rock Development Plan Conflicts With Giants’ Plan
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Supervisor Kim’s Mission Rock Development Plan Conflicts With Giants’ Plan

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim introduced an initiative for the November ballot on Tuesday that could change height limits in the new Mission Rock neighborhood…

Giants to be Honored at White House for Third Time in Five Years
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Giants to be Honored at White House for Third Time in Five Years

The San Francisco Giants will be honored by President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday for their 2014 World Series victory, White House…

SF Bay Sox Play First Game of National Girls Baseball Tournament
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SF Bay Sox Play First Game of National Girls Baseball Tournament

A San Francisco’s girls baseball team will play today in Orlando in the first national girls baseball tournament, according to Baseball for All. Baseball for…

New Opponents of Warriors Arena Project Emerge
Bay Area

New Opponents of Warriors Arena Project Emerge

The Golden State Warriors’ proposed Mission Bay arena has become the latest San Francisco development project to face controversy over its potential impact on the…

Bonds “Humbled and Truly Thankful” Conviction Overturned
Bay Area

Bonds “Humbled and Truly Thankful” Conviction Overturned

Nearly eight years after former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds was first indicted on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice, a federal appeals…

Supes Approve Ban on Smokeless Tobacco at Sports Fields, AT&T Park
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Supes Approve Ban on Smokeless Tobacco at Sports Fields, AT&T Park

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a ban today on smokeless tobacco use at sports fields, including AT&T Park. Supervisor Mark Farrell proposed the…

Extra Bling in Giants World Series Ring
Bay Area

Extra Bling in Giants World Series Ring

The luster of silver and gold was added to the usual orange and black team colors of the San Francisco Giants on Saturday evening as…

Giants Raising Their 2014 World Series Banner at Home Opener
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Giants Raising Their 2014 World Series Banner at Home Opener

The San Francisco Giants are raising their 2014 World Series banner at their home opener today at AT&T Park. Details about the pre-game ceremony were…

Wrestlemania 31 At Levi’s Stadium Was The Showcase Of The Immortals
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Wrestlemania 31 At Levi’s Stadium Was The Showcase Of The Immortals

Do you want to feel like a kid again? And I’m not even talking about being a kid in the arrested development, Peter Pan on…

Wrestlemania 31 Saturday: Axxess, Ringside with JR, and the 2015 Hall of Fame
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Wrestlemania 31 Saturday: Axxess, Ringside with JR, and the 2015 Hall of Fame

Follow all the Appeal’s Wrestlemania 31 coverage as it happens at @SFAWrestlemania Walking into Axxess, WWE’s flagship fan experience at the San Jose Convention Center,…

Wrestlemania 31 Friday: WrestleCon, Pizza With John Cena, A Love Letter to NXT
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Wrestlemania 31 Friday: WrestleCon, Pizza With John Cena, A Love Letter to NXT

Follow all the Appeal’s Wrestlemania 31 coverage as it happens at @SFAWrestlemania They don’t call it the Road to Wrestlemania for nothing. Wrestlemania 31 itself…

A Guide to Wrestlemania 31 For Non-Wrestling Fans
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A Guide to Wrestlemania 31 For Non-Wrestling Fans

Follow all the Appeal’s Wrestlemania 31 coverage as it happens at @SFAWrestlemania For those keeping track at home, this weekend’s Wrestlemania, which goes down in…

49ers Fullback Bruce Miller Arrested on Suspicion of Spousal Battery
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49ers Fullback Bruce Miller Arrested on Suspicion of Spousal Battery

San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller was arrested last week on suspicion of battery of his spouse in Santa Clara, police said. Arrest logs on…

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
Bay Area

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,…