Mayor Lee Confident San Francisco's Still An America’s Cup ContenderEven though America’s Cup officials announced they’ve eliminated one of the four remaining contenders for the 2017 regatta, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says he’s confident his city is still in the game.
Sailor Killed In Redwood City Boating Accident IdentifiedOne person was killed and one injured Wednesday evening when a sailboat taking part in a race near Redwood City collided with a channel marker buoy, a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said.
Sailor Rescued After 90 Minutes In The North Pacific Arrives In San FranciscoA sailor missing at sea for 90 minutes in the North Pacific returns to dry land Friday in San Francisco, after one of the most harrowing sea rescues to be caught on tape.
Moffett Field Para-Rescuers Who Saved Sick Toddler From Parent's Boat An Elite GroupThe men who saved a sick toddler from her parent’s boat off the coast of Mexico are often compared to superman, ninjas, and even called real-life X-men.
SF City Hall Plots Bid For Next America’s Cup, Hearings Focus On Previous Shortcomings San Francisco supervisors and city officials held a hearing to focus on lessons learned from the America’s Cup race held last summer in order to improve their bid for the 2017 competition.
Phil Matier: Has The Ship Sailed For The America’s Cup In San Francisco?The return of the America's Cup to the San Francisco Bay appears to be experiencing some choppy waters with the organizers threatening to pull out and relocate to another city.
Skipper Spithill Returns To Cup America's Champ OracleThe chance to win a third straight America’s Cup with Oracle Team USA was a bigger allure to skipper Jimmy Spithill than taking a big-money offer from a foreign challenger.
Phil Matier: SF’s Chances Of Hosting America’s Cup Sailing Away? Could San Francisco's chance to host the next America's Cup be sailing away? That's what one of the race organizers recently said, indicating that they were looking at other venues like Hawaii and San Diego.
San Francisco Mayor Makes Pitch For America's Cup To ReturnIn a strong sign that the America's Cup could return to San Francisco in 2017, Mayor Ed Lee has proposed to organizers that the main venue and team bases be centralized on the Embarcadero and that the schedule be more consistent and condensed.
Medical Examiner Says America's Cup Sailor Died From Blunt TraumaThe America's Cup sailor who perished in a capsizing during a practice run in May died of "blunt trauma with drowning," according to a San Francisco medical examiner's report on the case.
Defeated New Zealand Skipper Says America’s Cup Team Could Fold Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker said “the vultures are already circling” the defeated America’s Cup challenger and that the team will likely fold unless action is taken to secure its future.
Oracle's Ellison, Coutts Turned America's Cup Into 21st Century Adrenaline Rush"I think a lot of people who were never interested in sailing suddenly got interested in sailing," Larry Ellison, the software billionaire who owns Oracle Team USA, said after the American boat kept the America's Cup with one final thrilling win.
America's Cup Was 21st Century Adrenaline RushLarry Ellison and Russell Coutts got it right. The staid old America's Cup can be an adrenaline rush.
Larry Ellison Says He Wants To Keep America's Cup In San FranciscoFor much of the finals, it seemed all but certain the next America's Cup would be contested in New Zealand. After Oracle Team USA’s stunning comeback Wednesday, organizers declared the regatta a success.
America's Cup: Where Does USA's Win Rank Among All-Time Sports Comebacks?On an otherwise ho-hum Wednesday afternoon, Oracle Team USA completed one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, clawing back from an 8-1 race deficit against Emirates New Zealand to win the America's Cup on San Francisco Bay.