KCBS Sports Fans: America's Cup Return To SF Should Be Easy CallAnywhere else on Earth, the chance to host a world-class event like the America's Cup would have the civic leaders abuzz.
Phil Matier: Ellison Put A Lot On The Line For America's CupI 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.
USA Finishes Historic Comeback Over New Zealand To Retain America's CupIt 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.
Despite Economic Shortfall, SF Mayor Lee Would Welcome America’s Cup ReturnDespite problems which have run the gamut from the death of a sailor during a practice run to cheating scandals to financial shortfalls because of teams dropping out, San Francisco's mayor said Wednesday he would welcome the America's Cup event again.
Fans Jumped On America's Cup Bandwagon As Historic Comeback UnfoldedJust a month ago, the America’s Cup “village” along San Francisco’s waterfront had few visitors. Then Oracle Team USA launched one of the greatest comebacks in the sport's history. On Wednesday, tens of thousands lined up along the city's waterfront to watch them retain the cup.
New Zealanders See America's Cup Hopes DashedDisappointed 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.
Confidence Turns To Despair As Kiwi Cup Hopes FadeFresh off seven straight wins, the Americans are poised to complete the greatest comeback in the 162-year history of sailing’s oldest trophy. The boats are set to go Wednesday in San Francisco, about breakfast time Thursday in New Zealand.
USA Makes It 7 In A Row Over New Zealand; Next Race To Decide America's Cup The longest America's Cup in history will come down to two 72-foot, space-age catamarans making a final, dramatic sprint around San Francisco Bay, on a five-leg course framed by the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.
Oracle CEO Ellison Skips SF Speech To Watch America's Cup Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is so immersed in his boating team’s stirring comeback in the America’s Cup that he backed out of giving the marquee speech at his software company’s biggest customer conference of the year.
USA Continues America's Cup Streak; New Zealand Lead Down To 2Skipper 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.
Oracle Team USA Wins Both Sunday Races To Stay Alive In America's CupJimmy Spithill and his mates with Oracle Team USA were masterful in light air Sunday on San Francisco Bay, winning two races against Emirates Team New Zealand to stay alive in the America's Cup.
Unsettled Wind Postpones Race 14 Of America's CupRace 14 was postponed Saturday because the wind hadn't settled in from the desired direction by the 2:40 p.m. cutoff time.
U.S. Scores Another America's Cup Win After Light Winds Torpedo Final Kiwi VictoryOracle 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.
Oracle Team USA Wins To Stay Alive In America's CupJimmy Spithill and defending champion Oracle Team USA sped around San Francisco Bay to win Race 12 Thursday and prevent Emirates Team New Zealand from sailing off with the America’s Cup.
New Zealanders Enjoy Bay Area During America's Cup ActionAfter Oracle Team USA won the lone race of the day in the America's Cup on Thursday, it gave fans of challenger Emirates Team New Zealand to soak up San Francisco for at least one more day.