Seth Evans began weight training at 11 and now the 8th-grader from Oakland's Madison Park Academy has won four gold medals at the USA Weightlifting Youth Nationals in Detroit. Sharon Chin reports. (7-31-21)
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Oakland Teen Weightlifter Credits Coach and Non-Profit Gym ProgramSeth Evans began weight training at 11 and now the 8th-grader from Oakland's Madison Park Academy has won four gold medals at the USA Weightlifting Youth Nationals in Detroit. Sharon Chin reports. (7-31-21)
USA Gymnast Simone Biles Exit From Olympic Events Brings New Focus On Mental HealthSimone Biles' bombshell announcement that she would withdraw from the Olympics gymnastics team final and individual all-around events has put a new awareness about making mental health a priority for athletes.
Kentfield's Kate Courtney Ready To Go for Gold In TokyoVern Glenn interviews USA Mountain Biker Kate Courtney in Tokyo, Japan ahead of her first time competing in the Olympics. (7-26-21)
Game Day: Do Giants Need To Make A Deadline Deal?Vern Glenn interviews Kerry Crowley of the Bay Area News Group to discuss what the Giants should be shopping for this week prior to Friday's trade deadline. (7-26-21)
A's Rookie Jacob Wilson Finally Gets 1st Career HitA's infielder Jacob Wilson reacts to getting his first career hit on Tuesday. Wilson spent 9 seasons in the minors and was finally called up to make his big league debut earlier this month. (7-21-21)
A's Future Uncertain After Much-Anticipated City Council VoteThe battle over the future of the Oakland A's shows no signs of letting up in the wake of a highly anticipated vote on Tuesday. Andrea Nakano reports on where the city and the team go from here.
Former 49er Coach Greg Knapp Critically Injured In Danville Vehicle-Bicycle CollisionGreg Knapp, a former San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator, was riding his bicycle in Danville suffered critical injuries from a collision involving a car over the weekend. Devin Fehely reports. (7/20/21)
Fencing's 1st Family Ready For Trip To TokyoVern Glenn catches up with the Massialas family as they get set to head to Tokyo. Alexander and Sabrina will compete for USA Fencing which is coached by their father, Greg. (7-19-21)
Game Day: Will The A's Stay Rooted In Oakland?Dennis O'Donnell interviews Oakland city councilmember Noel Gallo on Game Day to discuss the A's future in Oakland ahead of Tuesday's vote on the term sheet to move forward with the project at Howard Terminal. (7-19-21)
A's Stadium Battle: Team, Howard Terminal Critics Dig In As Crucial Vote NearsWhile the Oakland City Council will decide next week whether to approve a deal on a proposed new ballpark for the A's at Howard Terminal, opponents of the plan spoke out Wednesday and the team's president issued an ominous warning. John Ramos reports. (7/14/21)
Team In Marathon Negotiations Ahead Of Vote To Decide Fate Of Oakland A'sIn just a week, Oakland lawmakers will vote on the future of the A's. Andrea Nakano tells us the team is in marathon negotiations to get the deal done.
Oakland A’s, City Council Still Appear Far Apart On Howard Terminal Stadium AgreementThere's no disagreement on the A's paying for the ballpark but the two sides are very far apart on who's footing the bill to improve the infrastructure surrounding the stadium, along with affordable housing. Andrea Nakano reports. (7/7/21)
Warriors Assistant Coach Mike Brown Gets Nigeria Ready For The OlympicsWarriors assistant coach Mike Brown is taking a break from his duties with Golden State this summer to be the head coach of the Nigerian national team. They held their training camp in Oakland last week. Vern Glenn interviewed Brown following practice at Merritt College. (7-5-21)
Bay Area Olympic Swimmer Dives Into New Career as Napa Valley VintnerNatalie Coughlin, Olympic swimming great, has a new life as an entrepreneur in the Napa Valley. As Vern Glenn found out, she's moved from water to wine. (7-5-21)
Fireworks Delight A's Fans But No BART Is a BummerFans at the Oakland Coliseum were treated to a fireworks show Friday night but, without late service from BART, fans drove to the stadium, creating quite a jam. Andrea Nakano reports. (7-2-21)
Fresno State Athletes Cash In Following NCAA RulingFresno State women's basketball stars Haley and Hanna Cavinder announced Thursday that they've signed deals with Boost Mobile and Six Star Nutrition. Mola Lenghi reports. (7-1-21)
Packers Star WR Davante Adams Returns To East Palo AltoPackers star wide receiver Davante Adams was back in his hometown for an event with Optimum Nutrition's Building Better Lives Program. Adams spoke with Dennis O'Donnell about Aaron Rodgers future with the Packers and how that may impact Adams' own future next offseason when he hits free agency. (6-30-21)
The Athletic's Steve Berman Joins GamedayKnown to many as the "Bay Area Sports Guy", new A's beat writer Steve Berman discusses the conclusion of the Battle of the Bay series with KPIX sports director Dennis O'Donnell. (6-28-2021)
Twin Marin Sisters Dominant in Separate SportsVern Glenn caught up with twin sisters whose athletic specialties differ although their competitive spirit is nearly identical. (6-26-21)
Battle of the Bay Opens With a Giants' Win and Big Crowd at OracleThe Bay Bridge series between the Giants and A's kicked off at Oracle Park in the first game for the teams without any attendance or distancing restrictions since the pandemic began. Andrea Nakano and Vern Glenn report. (6-25-21)
Oracle Park Returns to Capacity Crowds for Battle of the BayThe A's are in town to play the Giants and Vern Glenn is at Oracle Park where fans will again pack the stands. (6-25-21)
Warriors Get Picks #7 and #14 in NBA Draft LotteryDennis O'Donnell reports on how the Golden State Warriors fared in the NBA Draft Lottery (6-22-2021)
Las Vegas Raiders DE Carl Nassib Announces He Is GayRaiders defensive end Carl Nassib posted a video saying he is gay on Monday, becoming the first active NFL player to come out.
U.S. Supreme Court Sides With College Athletes In Key Compensation CaseCollege athletes are celebrating a major legal victory after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a decision benefitting how students in college sports can be paid. Kiet Do reports. (6/21/21)