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Olympics Day 10 - Athletics

Bay Area Officially In Running For 2024 Olympic Summer Games

The U.S. Olympic Committee will make a bid for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, and that means the Bay Area is officially in the running.

12/16/2014

A's v Yankees

Star Exodus From Oakland Is No Reason For A’s Fans To Lose Faith

After a series of high-profile (and cost cutting) trades, it’s currently en vogue to take a swipe at the Billy Beane pinata. I’ll pass, and here’s why: the A’s, under Billy Beane, have been incredibly successful.

12/09/2014

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Angry KPIX Viewer And Raiders Fan Rips Into Us, Dennis O’Donnell Responds

“I am SICK and TIRED of listening to the sports casters you have and their OBVIOUS slant toward Niners and mockery and distain for the Raiders.”
It’s not everyday that a TV station publishes a scathing rebuke, but we thought this discussion was worth sharing.

12/05/2014

Bryan Burwell (CBS Sacramento)

Daily Madden: Prominent Sports Columnist Bryan Burwell Dies At 59

Prominent St. Louis sports columnist Bryan Burwell has died at the age of 59, according to a newspaper report Thursday.

12/04/2014

Kansas City Chiefs v Oakland Raiders

Just Win, Baby: Oakland Raiders Defeat Chiefs To End 16-Game Losing Streak

Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining and the Oakland Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

11/20/2014

Candlestick Park Stadium, San Francisco

Massive Shopping, Residential Center Planned For Candlestick Park Site

Candlestick Park will become the site of a large “urban outlet” shopping center.

11/17/2014

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Former Athletics Pitcher Brad Halsey, 33, Dies After 100-Foot Fall

Former major league pitcher Brad Halsey has died in a recreational climbing accident. He was 33.

11/06/2014

Zak Williams, son of Robin Williams, throws out the ceremonial first pitch as Zelda and Cody Williams look on before Game Five of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giants Pay Tribute To Robin Williams With First Pitch By Kids, Billy Crystal

Robin Williams’ smiling face, in a variety of his most well-loved characters, adorned the big screen at AT&T in a stirring tribute to the late award-winning actor.

10/27/2014

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow Speaks Publicly For First Time Since Dodger Stadium Attack

Bryan Stow, the Giants fan beaten in a Dodger Stadium parking lot on Opening Day 2011, is speaking publicly for the first time since the attack.

10/22/2014

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About The Bay: Super Bowl 50 Will Be In Santa Clara, But San Francisco Has Its Own Plans For The Big Game

While all eyes are on the San Francisco Giants’ quest for another World Series Championship, a group of planners is focused on 2016’s NFL Super Bowl 50 and the fanfare it will bring to the city’s streets.

10/13/2014

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