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.
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
The opportunity to cool down following a tens NFC Championship game apparently hasn’t brought Star Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman any closer to striking up a friendship with 49er wide receiver Michael Crabtree.
Danville native Chris Wondolowski will have to wait for another day to crack his first lineup for a World Cup match after being bypassed by Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the start against Germany Thursday.
Foregoing the pink hats and cleats often associated with Major League Baseball breast cancer awareness games, the Pacifics will be playing ball on Friday June 27th in specially-designed dresses. The pink gowns are specially designed after the outfits worn by the women of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League, which was the focus of a popular 1992 film starring Gina Davis and Tom Hanks.
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence’s scooter has been returned undamaged Wednesday after it was stolen from outside a restaurant near San Francisco’s AT&T Park on Sunday afternoon, a team spokeswoman said.
Second-half substitutes Mix Diskerud and Aron Johannsson scored to lift a heavy legged United States over Azerbaijan 2-0 on Tuesday night in the first of three World Cup warmups for the Americans.
A cat who became famous for saving a Central California boy from a dog attack threw the first pitch Tuesday night at a Bakersfield Blaze baseball game—or at least she tried.
If completed, the acquisition would be the video-sharing site’s largest deal since it was purchased by Google for $1.65 billion in 2006.
A wildly-popular smartphone-based game that mysteriously shut down earlier this year will soon return with multi-player functionality, according to the game’s creator.