Larry Ellison seen earlier this month with team Oracle USA.

Larry Ellison Says He Wants To Keep America’s Cup In San Francisco

For 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.


Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill captures the America's Cup.  (photo courtesy of C.Flanigan/imageSPACE)

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.


America's Cup - Final Race - C.Flanigan Photos

Phil Matier: Ellison Put A Lot On The Line For America’s Cup

I 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.


Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker and Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill compete during the final race of the America's Cup on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

USA Finishes Historic Comeback Over New Zealand To Retain America’s Cup

It was a day for the sailing history books, with Oracle Team USA winning its eighth straight race in the America’s Cup Finals to triumph over challenger Emirates Team New Zealand.


Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill races against Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during the final race of the America's Cup Finals on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (photo courtesy of C.Flanigan/imageSPACE)

New Zealanders See America’s Cup Hopes Dashed

Disappointed New Zealanders made their way to work Thursday morning after a weeklong national vigil ended with Emirates Team New Zealand’s loss to Oracle Team USA in the deciding race of sailing’s America’s Cup.


Oracle Team USA comes in to win race 14 of the 34th America's Cup on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco. (AFP/Josh Edelson/Getty Images)

USA Continues America’s Cup Streak; New Zealand Lead Down To 2

Skipper Jimmy Spithill and defending champion Oracle Team USA accelerated off the starting line and stayed ahead of Emirates Team New Zealand to win their fifth straight race and remain alive in the America’s Cup on Monday.


Emirates Team New Zealand (front) and Oracle Team USA during the 34th America's Cup September 20, 2013 in San Francisco. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Scores Another America’s Cup Win After Light Winds Torpedo Final Kiwi Victory

Oracle Team USA coasted to an easy win in America’s Cup Race 13 Friday, after Emirates Team New Zealand’s final victory was thwarted when light wind ended the earlier race with the Kiwis comfortably ahead.


Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker almost capsizes while racing against Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill during race eight of the America's Cup Finals on September 14, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Oracle Team USA won the race.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

America’s Cup Races Postponed Due To Strong Winds

Strong wind blowing in through the Golden Gate Bridge and a strong tide flowing out to sea forced organizers to postpone two America’s Cup races Tuesday between Emirates Team Zealand and defender Oracle Team USA.


Oracle Team USA tactician Ben Ainslie (R) on the stern of the boat races against Emirates Team New Zealand (R) while competing in the  the 34th America's Cup  in San Francisco. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images))

Ainslie Hopes To One Day Win America’s Cup For Britain

Back home in Britain, he’s known as Sir Ben Ainslie. Out on San Francisco Bay, he’s the tactician for America’s Cup defender Oracle Team USA. And really, Ainslie can’t lose even if Oracle fails to defend the America’s Cup.


34th America's Cup - Oracle Team USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand, Race Day 4. (© ACEA / PHOTO RICARDO PINTO)

Plucky Kiwis At It Again In America’s Cup

Nearly 20 years after beating Mr. America’s Cup himself, Dennis Conner, Team New Zealand is on course to scuttle software billionaire Larry Ellison’s hopes of keeping sailing’s biggest prize.