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Women To Be Allowed Into Mavericks Surf Competition For 1st TimeAs if the big barrel waves of the Titans of Mavericks competition weren’t daunting enough to conquer, getting to ride one in competition as a woman is even more difficult. But, that is all about to change.
Warnings, Notices Issued For Titans Of Mavericks Surf CompetitionWarnings and notices were issued Thursday by several agencies to people intending to watch the Titans of Mavericks surf competition on Friday off the coast of Half Moon Bay.
Raiders Announce They Will Stay In Oakland For 2016 SeasonThe Oakland Raiders will stay at the O.co Coliseum in Oakland for at least one more year while continuing to pursue new stadium options, the team's owner said Thursday.
Arsenal Football Club Playing MLS All Stars In San Jose StadiumThe Arsenal Football Club, which has the fifth highest social media following in the world will be playing the MLS All Stars at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, the league announced Thursday.
Weary Curry, Green And Thompson Arrive For All-Star Game A sleepy Steph Curry took to social media early Thursday to let fans know he and his teammates have arrived in frigid Toronto for the NBA All-Star Game.
2016 NBA All-Star Weekend PreviewLooking to fill a football-size void in your sports life? Well, lucky for you, the NBA's All-Star weekend festivities get underway in Toronto this coming weekend.

A's

Griffey, Former Oakland Athletic Mike Piazza Elected To Hall Of FameKen Griffey Jr. was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday with the highest voting percentage ever, and Mike Piazza will join him in Cooperstown this summer.
Oakland A’s World Series Champion Dave ‘Hendu’ Henderson Dies At 57Oakland A's World Series Champion Dave Henderson died Sunday. He was 57.
Former All-Star Dave Henderson, Whose A's Swept Giants In '89 World Series, Dies At 57The All-Star A's outfielder hit 197 home runs in a 14-season career that saw him wear uniforms of the Giants, Mariners, Red Sox and Royals.
A's Finalize Deals With Relievers John Axford, Ryan MadsonLittle Jameson Axford is running around like a typical toddler these days, nine months after the son of reliever John Axford received a rattlesnake bite at spring training that threatened his life.
A’s Send LHP Pomeranz To Padres For Alonso, RzepczynskiThe San Diego Padres acquired left-hander Drew Pomeranz, minor leaguer lefty Jose Torres and either a player to be named or cash from the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday for first baseman Yonder Alonso and reliever Marc Rzepczynski.
A's Acquire Jed Lowrie From Astros For Minor League RelieverInfielder Jed Lowrie is returning to Oakland after a one-year stay in Houston.

Giants

3 Time World Champion Giants To Host Fan Fest at AT&T ParkWorld Series champion San Francisco Giants will welcome fans to the 2016 season Saturday at the 23rd Annual Giants Fan Fest at AT&T Park...
Belt, Giants Agree At $6.2 million Just Before HearingFirst baseman Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $6.2 million, one-year contract.
Tom From MySpace Really Wants The Giants To Keep Tim LincecumNow that most of Tom's 'friends' have left him behind, the man behind MySpace has moved on to bigger things.
DH For Giants? MLB Commissioner Says NL Teams More ReceptiveMajor League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says National League teams may be more receptive to the designated hitter than in the past.
Giants Hall Of Famer Monte Irvin Dies At 96Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, a power-hitting outfielder who starred for the New York Giants in the 1950s in a career abbreviated by major league baseball's exclusion of black players, has died. He was 96.
Giants Announce Deal With Outfielder Denard SpanThe San Francisco Giants have announced a deal with free agent Denard Span, in an effort to bolster the team’s outfield.

Raiders

Raiders Announce They Will Stay In Oakland For 2016 SeasonThe Oakland Raiders will stay at the O.co Coliseum in Oakland for at least one more year while continuing to pursue new stadium options, the team's owner said Thursday.
Goodell Vows To Help Raiders, Chargers Get New StadiumsNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pledged Friday "to do everything possible" to help teams in Oakland and San Diego work to get new stadiums in their current markets.
Raiders, Jaguars Spending Significantly Less Than NFL RequiresThe Oakland Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars are the only two NFL teams below the 89 percent cash spending required by next year, and they are significantly under the minimum, the players’ union said Thursday.
Raiders Expected To Host Game In Mexico City Next SeasonThe NFL is planning to play a regular-season game in Mexico City this year, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press.
Former Raider Great Kenny Stabler’s Brain ‘Riddled With CTE'The researcher who conducted the study on the brain of late Raiders great Kenny Stabler said she was surprised by the number of CTE lesions in his brain.
Raiders Look For Short-Term Lease In OaklandWith the Oakland Raiders' hopes of moving to Los Angeles on hold right now, Mayor Libby Schaaf said the team's primary focus is on securing a lease to remain at the Coliseum for the 2016 season.

49ers

Super Bowl Quarterback Cam Newton Wins At NFL MVP Awards In SFCam Newton is now a Super Bowl quarterback with an MVP award. Offensive Player of the Year, too.
Ex-49ers Owner Eddie DeBartolo Awaits Hall Of Fame FateBeloved former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo is getting a bit anxious as the time draws near when he'll learn if he's been named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
O.J. Simpson Not Happy With Portrayal Of Lawyer On TV Show AdsThe former football player now Lovelock Correctional Center resident does not like the way ads depict former lawyer Johnnie Cochran in the FX show "The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Kelly Says His Coaching Style Won't Change With 49ersChip Kelly can handle the chatter and criticism, from his own players and otherwise.
49ers Hire Chip Kelly As New Head CoachKelly will replace former head coach Jim Tomsula, who the 49ers released after just one year following a disappointing 5-11 season.
Former 49ers Running Back Lawrence Phillips Found Dead In Prison Cell California prison officials say former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been found dead in his prison cell, and they suspect suicide.

Warriors

Warriors' Stephen Curry Will 'Keep Pounding' For Carolina PanthersWarriors guard and NBA MVP Stephen Curry will bang the "Keep Pounding" drum for the Panthers, the team confirmed Sunday.
Warriors Win 41st Straight Home Game, 116-108 Over ThunderStephen Curry scored 26 points, Harrison Barnes added 19 and the Golden State Warriors won their 41st straight regular-season home game, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-108 on Saturday night.
Kerr: Curry Ends Slumps With Jordan-Like QualityStephen Curry had his worst shooting night of the season against the Knicks on Sunday -- 5-for-17, including 3-for-11 from 3-point range.
Obama Salutes Warriors Championship RunThe World Champion Golden State Warriors were heralded Thursday by President Barack Obama for their excellence on and off the court.
Curry Lights Up Wizards For Warriors' 8th Straight WinStephen Curry scored 36 of his 51 points in the first half to offset a monster offensive game from John Wall and the Golden State Warriors pulled away to beat the Washington Wizards 134-121 Wednesday night.
Golden State Warriors Fight For Peanut Butter And JellyThe players were fine with losing cookies and soda, but when peanut butter and jelly sandwiches disappeared the player had enough!

Sharks

Arvidsson Scores Twice As Predators Beat Sharks 6-2Recent call-up Viktor Arvidsson scored twice, Filip Forsberg had a goal and two assists and the Nashville Predators beat the San Jose Sharks 6-2 on Saturday night.
San Jose Sharks' Brent Burns Dons Chewbacca Mask For NHL All-Star Breakaway CompetitionThe Pacific team won the 2016 NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament on Sunday but the real highlight may have happened during the All-Star Breakaway Competition.
Pavelski's Late Goal Helps Sharks Beat Wild, 4-3Joe Pavelski scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:28 remaining for his league-leading eighth game-winner this season, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Saturday.
Jones Makes 23 Saves In Sharks' 3-1 Win Over Coyotes The San Jose Sharks and Arizona Coyotes both acknowledged it wasn't just another game in the long slog of an 82-game season.
Hertl Scores In Overtime, Sharks Beat Stars 4-3Despite squandering a pair of third-period leads, the San Jose Sharks managed to extend their winning streak.
Sharks Roll Past Maple Leafs, 7-0Tomas Hertl scored twice and Matt Nieto, Melker Karlsson and Joonas Donskoi also snapped goal-scoring droughts to help the Sharks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-0 Saturday for their most lopsided shutout since 2001.

College

San Francisco's 'Wiggle' Follows Path Of 1 Of City's Underground CreeksWell over a hundred years after San Francisco paved over Mission Creek, the city’s buried marshland is still pumping out problems, but the low-lying mission isn’t the only neighborhood swimming in the city’s original waterways.
Uber Agrees To Pay $28.5 Million Settlement To 25 Million RidersUber has agreed to pay a $28.5 million settlement to roughly 25 million Uber riders in response to two class action lawsuits over the company's collection of a questionable "safe ride fee."
Women To Be Allowed Into Mavericks Surf Competition For 1st TimeAs if the big barrel waves of the Titans of Mavericks competition weren’t daunting enough to conquer, getting to ride one in competition as a woman is even more difficult. But, that is all about to change.
Health Advisory On Dungeness Crab Partially LiftedThe California Department of Public Health has lifted the advisory regarding Dungeness crabs caught along the coast in all areas south of Point Reyes, according to officials.
Watch Snoop Dogg Train Burger King EmployeesVIDEO: The “internal use only” video has been "leaked."
Elk Grove Man Charged In Adult Adoption Scheme To Defraud Undocumented ImmigrantsThe purported head of an elaborate adult adoption scheme was arrested Thursday after allegedly defrauding undocumented immigrants.

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