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Sketch of Oakland Coliseum Complex (CBS SF)

Coliseum City Investor Reveals Plans To Keep Oakland’s 3 Pro Sports Teams In Town

The head of an investor group that’s hoping to build a massive development at the Oakland Coliseum complex that would include a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders said Tuesday that the next six to eight weeks will be crucial in determining the project’s fate.

08/25/2015

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the third inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on April 28, 2015 in Los Angeles. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Risk vs. Reward: Using Giants Ace Bumgarner As Pinch Hitter

Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner is not only one of the best pitchers in baseball today–and the best post-season pitcher of all-time, according to some statistical categories–but he’s also one of the best hitting pitchers in baseball history.

08/23/2015

Castlemont High School football players on the field. (KCBS)

East Oakland Football Coach Helping Students Stay Fed Through Crowdsourcing

With pre-season football upon us, Bay Area High School fields are busy with two a day practices, but in East Oakland, in one of the poorest neighborhoods, one coach is trying to raise a team with kids that often don’t see three meals a day.

08/13/2015

28 JUL 1984:  A GENERAL VIEW OF THE OLYMPIC STADIUM TAKEN DURING THE OPENING  CEREMONY OF THE 1984 SUMMER OLYMPICS HELD IN LOS ANGELES IN THE UNITED STATES.

Bay Area’s Hopes Of Hosting Olympics Dashed

The U.S. Olympic Committee says it is working with Los Angeles on a bid for the 2024 games.

08/12/2015

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 09: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants steals second base as Addison Russell #22 of the Chicago Cubs covers during the seventh inning at Wrigley Field on August 9, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Cubs won 2-0.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Police Find No Bomb Threat During Cubs Vs. Giants Game In Chicago

Investigators found no bomb today at Wrigley Field in Chicago where the San Francisco Giants played the Chicago Cubs.

08/10/2015

BURBANK, CA - OCTOBER 13: (L-R) TV Host Kathie Lee Gifford, husband TV commentator Frank Gifford and their daughter Cassidy Gifford attend the 2008 Disney Legends Ceremony at the Walt Disney Studios on October 13, 2008 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)

NFL Legend Frank Gifford Dies At 84

Gifford, as well known for serving as a buffer for fellow announcers Don Meredith and Howard Cosell on “Monday Night Football” as for his versatility as a player, died Sunday.

08/09/2015

Half Moon Bay Golf Links (credit: Randy Yagi)

Best Golf Courses In The Bay Area

A brief look at five of the best championship-caliber golf courses in the San Francisco Bay Area

08/08/2015

Abidjan Ouattara, a 28-year-old golfer, went missing Monday night in Inglewood. (Inglewood Police)

3rd Special Olympics Athlete Goes Missing This Week In SoCal

A search is underway for a second Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete who vanished near Los Angeles, just hours after his teammate was found safe.

08/05/2015

Shion Isimel, missing Special Olympian from Los Angeles. (CBS LA)

Special Olympian Reported Missing At LAX Hours After 2nd Missing Athlete Found In Hayward

Authorities confirmed that a Special Olympics athlete who was reported missing at the Delta ticketing counter at Los Angeles International Airport was found on Monday.

08/03/2015

Roberta Gonzales' First Pitch at the Oakland A's game (CBS)

Roberta Crushes Her Fear & Throws First Pitch At Oakland A’s Game

For those who have never had the opportunity to throw out a First Pitch at a Major League Baseball game here’s how it goes down.

08/03/2015

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