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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 13: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Giants, Bumgarner Get Big Opening Day Test In Rival Diamondbacks

Left-hander Madison Bumgarner, an All-Star last season, makes his first opening-day start for the Giants and Brandon McCarthy starts for the Diamondbacks.

03/31/2014

Levi's Stadium under construction in Santa Clara. (CBS)

Earthquakes To Host 1st Game In New Levi’s Stadium

The San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer will open the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium next summer.

10/31/2013

Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors competes in the NBA match between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors on October 18, 2013 in Shanghai, China. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin Lee/Getty Images)

Warriors Host Lakers To Open Highly-Anticipated Season

When they were able to keep their key pieces on the court, the surprising Golden State Warriors proved they could play with just about anyone during a breakout 2012-13.

10/30/2013

Josh Huestis #24 of the Stanford Cardinal is dejected following his teams 89-88 overtime loss, as Carrick Felix (L) #0 of the Arizona State Sun Devils celebrates during the first round of the Pac 12 Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Arizona State Beats Stanford 89-88 In Overtime Of Pac-12 Tournament Opener

Jahii Carson scored five of his 34 points in overtime, Carrick Felix had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Arizona State held off Stanford 89-88 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday.

03/13/2013

Ryan Vogelsong #32 of the San Francisco Giants high-fives his teammates in the dugout. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Vogelsong Gets 1st Start Of Spring Schedule For Giants

Ryan Vogelsong is set to start the spring training opener for the champion San Francisco Giants, followed in the rotation by Matt Cain and Madison Bumgarner.

02/22/2013

Candlestick Park

49ers Set For Candlestick Opener; Busy Day In San Francisco

The San Francisco 49ers were set to play their first preseason game of the year when they host the Minnesota Vikings at Candlestick Park Friday.

08/10/2012

Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks makes a save against the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center on November 4, 2010 in St. Louis. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Sharks Set To Face St. Louis In Playoff Opener

The Blues were the first team to clinch a playoff spot, the Sharks among the last. That was most unusual for a franchise that’s made it to the Western Conference finals the last two seasons.

04/12/2012