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Glenn Burke. (CBS)

Former A’s Player Being Honored By MLB For Courage In Gay Rights Movement

At the All-Star game in Minnesota, former Oakland A’s and Los Angeles Dodger star Glenn Burke, will be honored for his role in a movement that is just now gaining traction on the sports landscape.

07/15/2014

All Star Coverage

2 Locals To Be Honored By MLB As All-Star Teachers

In addition to the seven Oakland A’s and three San Francisco Giants in Minneapolis for this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star game, two Bay Area teachers elected by fans made the trip and will be honored during a pre-game ceremony today, league officials said.

07/15/2014

National League All-Star Melky Cabrera of the San Francisco Giants holds up the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player Award in Kansas City, Missouri. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

5 Reasons We Should Quit It With The All-Star Game

For years, people have been pointing out that nobody bothers to play defense in the NBA’s All-Star Game, and a shocking number of NFL greats get “hurt” right before the Pro Bowl (where they play even less defense). But is the baseball showcase of stars all that much better? It may be harder to tell from the final score, but the

07/14/2014

Saint Mary's Gaels

Saint Mary’s Announces All-Star Game Featuring Basketball Program’s Best

Fans of the Saint Mary’s basketball are in for a treat this summer as some of the biggest names in the school’s athletic history return for a the Gales Basketball All-Star Classic, a matchup of the programs brightest stars.

05/23/2014

Manager Jim Fregosi #7 of the Toronto Blue Jays looks on during the Spring Training game against the Boston Red Sox at the Dunedin Stadium in Dunedin, Florida. The Red Sox defeated the Blue Jays 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Harry How /Allsport

Baseball All-Star, Manager, SF Native Jim Fregosi Dies Of Apparent Stroke

Jim Fregosi, a former All-Star who won more than 1,000 games as a manager for four teams, died Friday after an apparent stroke. He was 71.

02/14/2014

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors high fives teammates Klay Thompson #34 and Andrew Bogut #12 during the game against the Boston Celtics on January 10, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland.(Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Curry’s Popularity May Lead To Starting Role In All-Star Game

About the only support Stephen Curry used to receive on the road when he first entered the NBA in 2009 came away from the court before or after games.

01/14/2014

Cast of Survivor: Blood vs. Water (credit: Monty Brinton/CBS)

‘Survivor: Blood vs. Water’ Opens With New Twists

The latest “Survivor” season premieres with 10 returning players competing alongside — and against — their loved ones…

09/18/2013

South Bay Band, Smash Mouth Back Along With 'Justin Bieber'

South Bay Band, Smash Mouth Back Along With ‘Justin Bieber’

Don’t call it a comeback! While Smash Mouth’s heyday was back in the late ‘90s with hit singles like “All Star” and “Walkin’ on the Sun,” the perennial party band’s music lives on…

08/07/2012

San Francisco Giants At The All-Star Game

Despite 4 All-Star Invites, Did Giants Get Snubbed?

Buster Posey, Melky Cabrera and Pablo Sandoval were voted in by the fans as starters.Matt Cain was named as one of the pitchers by National League manager Tony La Russa.

07/03/2012

Gio Gonzalez

A’s Push Past Diamondbacks, 7-2

Conor Jackson and Scott Sizemore each hit a two-run homer and All-Star Gio Gonzalez struck out seven to lead the Oakland Athletics past the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 Sunday.

CBS San Francisco–07/03/2011

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