In his travels About the Bay, Mike Sugerman follows a Bay Area bagpipe player, just looking for a place to practice.
The San Jose Sharks skated onto their practice rink greeted by a warm ovation from a few hundred fans. After gathering at center ice, the players turned back to the crowd and raised their sticks in salute.
Vernon Davis is anxious to get back on the field with the San Francisco 49ers and help them build momentum for the playoffs during Sunday’s regular-season finale against Arizona.
A 72-foot Oracle Team USA catamaran that capsized Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco Bay was brought ashore early Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels will be roaring over parts of the Bay Area starting Thursday afternoon as San Francisco Fleet Week gets under way.
The wipe-out occurred as crews prepared for the AC World Series San Francisco this Wednesday. The America’s Cup Race Village opens at Marina Green Tuesday, and boats will again be out on the Bay practicing, according to race officials.
From the fast-paced practice that ran more than 2½ hours to an emphasis on being on time to meetings to mandatory check-ins for meals, it’s clear there’s a new regime in charge of the Oakland Raiders at the start of training camp.
Dennis Allen, the new coach of the Oakland Raiders, said Monday the team has enough talent to compete for a championship and “will play with discipline.”
The Oakland Raiders got one of their injured big-play threats back at practice as receiver Denarius Moore took the field with his teammates for the first time since injuring his right foot.
Oakland coach Hue Jackson said he is disturbed by the allegations against the Raiders’ Rolando McClain but hasn’t ruled the second-year linebacker out for Sunday’s game in Miami.