Strongest Challengers For America’s Cup May Withdraw From 2017 Race After Teams' VoteA cost cutting move could may cause the America's Cup 2017 regatta in Bermuda to lose two of its strongest challengers.
Mayor Lee Confident San Francisco's Still An America’s Cup ContenderEven though America’s Cup officials announced they’ve eliminated one of the four remaining contenders for the 2017 regatta, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says he’s confident his city is still in the game.
Skipper Spithill Returns To Cup America's Champ OracleThe chance to win a third straight America’s Cup with Oracle Team USA was a bigger allure to skipper Jimmy Spithill than taking a big-money offer from a foreign challenger.
Defeated New Zealand Skipper Says America’s Cup Team Could Fold Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker said “the vultures are already circling” the defeated America’s Cup challenger and that the team will likely fold unless action is taken to secure its future.
Oracle's Ellison, Coutts Turned America's Cup Into 21st Century Adrenaline Rush"I think a lot of people who were never interested in sailing suddenly got interested in sailing," Larry Ellison, the software billionaire who owns Oracle Team USA, said after the American boat kept the America's Cup with one final thrilling win.
America's Cup Was 21st Century Adrenaline RushLarry Ellison and Russell Coutts got it right. The staid old America's Cup can be an adrenaline rush.
Larry Ellison Says He Wants To Keep America's Cup In San FranciscoFor much of the finals, it seemed all but certain the next America's Cup would be contested in New Zealand. After Oracle Team USA’s stunning comeback Wednesday, organizers declared the regatta a success.
America's Cup: Where Does USA's Win Rank Among All-Time Sports Comebacks?On an otherwise ho-hum Wednesday afternoon, Oracle Team USA completed one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, clawing back from an 8-1 race deficit against Emirates New Zealand to win the America's Cup on San Francisco Bay.
KCBS Sports Fans: America's Cup Return To SF Should Be Easy CallAnywhere else on Earth, the chance to host a world-class event like the America's Cup would have the civic leaders abuzz.
Phil Matier: Ellison Put A Lot On The Line For America's CupI can’t say I’m the biggest fan of Larry Ellison and Oracle, but they’re the ones who put a lot on the line. Ellison brought it to the city and it was even timed to line up with his annual Oracle World Conference. It could have been a really embarrassing loss for him, but things worked out.
Despite Economic Shortfall, SF Mayor Lee Would Welcome America’s Cup ReturnDespite problems which have run the gamut from the death of a sailor during a practice run to cheating scandals to financial shortfalls because of teams dropping out, San Francisco's mayor said Wednesday he would welcome the America's Cup event again.
Fans Jumped On America's Cup Bandwagon As Historic Comeback UnfoldedJust a month ago, the America’s Cup “village” along San Francisco’s waterfront had few visitors. Then Oracle Team USA launched one of the greatest comebacks in the sport's history. On Wednesday, tens of thousands lined up along the city's waterfront to watch them retain the cup.