During the Golden State Warriors’ run to the NBA title, San Francisco-based special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations seized nearly $500,000 in counterfeit merchandise associated with the basketball games.
Baseball history was made in Northern California when the sport’s first active professional player to come out as gay pitched a shutout before an enthusiastic crowd that seemed more impressed with his performance than his role as a pioneer.
Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts still will have a reason to celebrate if his team doesn’t win the NBA championship: he’s been named as the celebrity grand marshal of San Francisco’s gay pride parade.
A group of Australian basketball trick shot artists nailed a shot from 415 feet above the basket, atop the Gordon Dam in Tasmania.
Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie has sent flowers to the woman who was seriously injured when she was hit in the head by Lawrie’s broken bat at Fenway Park last week.
A fan whose head was bloodied by a broken bat that flew into the stands at Fenway Park was in the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
As anticipation builds for the start of the NBA Finals on Thursday, ticket prices for Game 1 at Oracle Arena are surging. A StubHub rep says you’d need to shell out $700 for the “cheap” tickets.
Former San Francisco 49ers President Carmen Policy has been tapped by the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers to help promote the construction of a $1.7 billion stadium in the city of Carson.
A complex land deal finalized Tuesday marks another step toward development of a shared stadium near Los Angeles for the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, officials said.
Alas, another ghost will take the court in the Western Conference Finals hoping to haunt Golden State into an earlier-than-expected post-season grave.