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Sutro Stage at Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival (credit: Trixie Textor/Getty Images)

Best Upcoming Outdoor Concerts Near San Francisco

The San Francisco Bay Area is always a hub for music and musicians, so it is no surprise that some of the biggest tours and biggest names make their way to the Bay and in some of the best outdoor venues there are to offer. We take a look at some of the hottest tours, most popular rock and pop stars, along with a noted Broadway legend, and the largest music festival in the heart of San Francisco, all while soaking up the beautiful California sun.

07/16/2015

Novak Djokovic

Djokovic Beats Federer In 4 Sets For 3rd Wimbledon Title

Novak Djokovic outplayed Roger Federer in four sets Sunday to win his third Wimbledon title and ninth Grand Slam championship.

07/12/2015

Phillies v Giants

Hunter Pence Grand Slam Among 22 Hits for Giants in 15-2 Win

Hunter Pence hit a grand slam as part of an 8-run 4th inning against former All-Star Cole Hamels, and the Giants beat the Phillies 15-2 on Friday night.

07/11/2015

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Golfer’s Guide To Scottsdale, Arizona

Best known for being home to some of the top golf courses in the country, Scottsdale, Arizona offers golf enthusiasts plenty of opportunities to play a game or two of golf.

07/09/2015

Abby Hacker, 10, and her father, Matt Hacker, watch the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team play Japan in the World Cup Final match at Legends bar on July 05, 2015 in New York City. The U.S. won 5-2. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

5 Big Sporting Events That Couldn’t Top The Ratings Of The Women’s World Cup Final

The United States’ win over Japan in the Women’s World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

07/06/2015

KNOXVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 05:  Natalie Coughlin looks toward the scoreboard after winning the Women's 50 Yard Freestyle finals during the 2013 AT&T Swimming Winter National Championships on December 5, 2013 in Knoxville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Local Athletes Natalie Coughlin, Todd Clever To Be Featured in ESPN’s 2015 ‘Body Issue’

Coughlin and Clever were two of 24 athletes tapped to star in their annual ‘Body Issue’.

07/06/2015

ICE displaying seized counterfeit NBA merchandise. (U.S. Immigration and Customers Enforcement)

Investigators Seize $500K In Counterfeit Warriors Merchandise During NBA Playoffs

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.

06/29/2015

Baseball in glove (Getty Images)

Sonoma Baseball Squad Makes History With First Openly Gay Pro

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.

06/26/2015

Rick Welts smiles at a press conference to introduce him as the new President and Chief Operating Officer of the Golden State Warriors on September 27, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors President Named Grand Marshal Of SF Gay Pride Parade

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.

06/16/2015

A group of Australian basketball trick shot artists nailed a shot from 415 feet above the basket, atop the Gordon Dam in Tasmania.(@howridiculousau)

Trick Shot Breaks Basketball Record 415 Feet Above Tasmania’s Gordon Dam (VIDEO)

A group of Australian basketball trick shot artists nailed a shot from 415 feet above the basket, atop the Gordon Dam in Tasmania.

06/15/2015

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