All-Star Game

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Slugger Yoenis Cespedes In Home Run Derby

Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics will swing for the Citi Field fences in the Home Run Derby next Monday night, rounding out the eight-player field.


Pablo Sandoval #48, Marco Scutaro #19, Buster Posey #28 and Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after scoring in the third inning on a three-run double by Hunter Pence #8 against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

3 Giants In Extremely Tight Races On NL All-Star Ballot

The latest update of the National League All-Star ballot voting totals has been released by Major League Baseball, and there are some extremely close races involving three San Francisco Giants players.


Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Bochy Fills Out Rest Of NL All-Star Staff

Current New York Mets manager Terry Collins and former skipper Davey Johnson have been selected as coaches for next month’s All-Star game at Citi Field in NYC. They were picked Thursday by the San Francisco Giants’ Bruce Bochy, the NL’s manager.


The San Jose Earthquakes pose for a team group photo prior to facing the Portland Timbers on April 14, 2013. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Six ‘Quakes Players Named To 2013 MLS All-Star Ballot

Major League Soccer unveiled the ballots and launched fan voting for the 2013 MLS All-Star Game on Monday. The six players up for selection from the San Jose Earthquakes are Chris Wondolowski, Victor Bernardez, Justin Morrow, Sam Cronin, Adam Jahn and Jon Busch.



Bad Weather Survival Guide to Tailgating in San Francisco

Make sure you’re prepared for the notorious wind and cold at Candlestick Park.


83rd MLB All-Star Game

Daily Madden: A Memorable All-Star Game

John Madden looked at the four major sports and how baseball’s All Star Game seems to get it right.


Ryan Cook, Matt Cain

Giants Starters, A’s Closer Set For 83rd All-Star Game

A quartet of San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A’s closer will be watched by millions on Tuesday night as the All-Star game returns to Kansas City and beautiful Kauffman Stadium for the first time since 1973.


Running back Michael Bush #29 of the Oakland Raiders runs the ball against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on November 10, 2011 in San Diego. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFL Heading Back To Los Angeles?

John Madden said it’s possible for an NFL team to be in Los Angeles in the next few years, but the city needs to build a stadium first.


Houston Astros v San Francisco Giants

Explaining Cain Starting Over Dickey At All-Star Game

Tony LaRussa announced that Giants ace Matt Cain and not Mets star R.A. Dickey will be starting the 2012 All-Star Game for the National League. It is a controversial decision both statistically and emotionally and in terms of the entertainment quality of the game.


Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants (R) stands behind the pitchers mound after recording his 13th strikeout of the game against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning at AT&T Park on June 13, 2012 in San Francisco. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Arguing The All-Stars

Major League Baseball takes its annual mid-summer break for the All-Star game Tuesday night in Kansas City. And, well ahead of the first pitch, there was plenty of chatter about who would take the mound.