Goodbye Cardboard Fans, A's Welcome Humans Back to ColiseumThe Athletics are opening the 2021 season at home, welcoming real, live fans back to the ballpark. Team coverage at the Coliseum from Kenny Choi and Dennis O'Donnell. (4-1-21)
College Basketball Star, Oakland Native Oscar Frayer Among Victims In Horrific Fatal Car Crash Near LodiJust days after playing in the NCAA Tournament for Grand Canyon University, Oakland native Oscar Frayer died along with two others in a horrific crash on Interstate 5 near Lodi on Tuesday. Kiet Do reports. (3/24/21)
Bishop O'Dowd's Lou Richie Protests Lack Of Diversity Among Pac-12 CoachesVern Glenn sits down with Bishop O'Dowd boys basketball coach Lou Richie following his trip to Las Vegas earlier this month. Richie attended the Pac-12 Men's Basketball tournament to protest the conference not having a single African American head coach. (3-23-21)
Mike Yastrzemski: 'The Sky Is The Limit' For Giants Offense In 2021Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski joins Dennis O'Donnell on Game Day to discuss the upcoming season, why he feels he's playing with "house money", plus his March Madness bracket. (3-23-21)
Angry Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Calls Out Sports Writer Over Tweet On DurantSteve Kerr is upset about the way a sports writer portrayed his comments on a recent podcast, during which he compared last year's50-loss rookie team to the 2019 team with Kevin Durant.
Stanford Coach VanDerveer Charges NCAA With SexismStanford coach Tara VanDerveer issued a statement Saturday night upset at “evidence of blatant sexism" by the NCAA that is “purposeful and hurtful." Jericka Duncan reports. (3-21-21)
Dan Belluomini Picks His NCAA Tournament SleepersAfter a year off, coach Dan B breaks down the brackets with no Bay Area team in the field on Gameday. (3-15-21)
49ers Beat Writer Cam Inman Optimistic About Team Re-Signing Trent WilliamsWith NFL free agency period starting this week, Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group discussed whether he thinks 49ers left tackle Trent Williams will be back. (3-15-21)
Vern Glenn: Warriors Play Best 48 Minutes Of The Season Against JazzGolden State's bench shines in the 131-119 victory over Utah. Vern Glenn reports from inside Chase Center. (3-15-21)
COVID: Alameda Co. Red Tier Means A's Fans Will Be Back At Oakland Coliseum On Opening DayAs Alameda County enters the Red Tier, it's good news for Oakland A's fans. Don Ford tells us about the plans for Opening Day at the Coliseum.
Game Day Has Disco FeverKPIX sports director interviews new Giants starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani. "Disco" explains how he got his nickname, why he signed with San Francisco and how quickly he can change a diaper. (3-1-21)
Game Day: Warriors Win Streak Ends In LAVern Glenn with the postgame recap after the Lakers blew out the Warriors 117-91 Sunday night in Los Angeles. "This is one you don't spend too much time on. Flush the toilet and move on," head coach Steve Kerr said after the game. (3-1-21)
A's Excited To Have Mitch Moreland On Their SideMitch Moreland hit 15 home runs at the Oakland Coliseum as an opponent over the last decade. Now the A's are hoping Moreland can swing it like that for a full season in the green and gold. (2-24-21)
Tiger Woods Suffers Multiple Fractures In Dramatic Rollover Crash In Southern CaliforniaGolfer Tiger Woods was awake and responsive Tuesday night after surgery following a rollover crash on a winding road in Southern California. Team coverage has Lesley Marin with new details and Dennis O'Donnell with the public's reaction.
Giants Preparing For Final Season With Word Series HoldoversKPIX sports director Dennis O'Donnell interviews Kerry Crowley of the Bay Area News Group to preview the Giants 2021 season and what could be the end of an era for San Francisco. Buster Posey, Brandon Crawford and Brandon Belt will all be free agents after the season. (2-22-21)
Stanford Freshman Cameron Brink's Connection To The Curry FamilyVern Glenn profiles Stanford basketball's standout freshman Cameron Brink and her close relationship with the Curry family. "They were always around, we would just go on vacations together, and it just felt normal." (2-22-21)
A's Pitcher Sean Manaea Feels Potential For Starting Rotation Is Out Of This WorldKPIX sports director interviews A's pitcher Sean Manaea on the eve of the club's first full squad workout in Mesa, Arizona. Manaea, now entering his 6th season with Oakland, likes what he sees so far from his fellow starting pitchers. "The upside is space. Go beyond the sky." (2-22-21)
Bay Area Filmmaker Documents Former Archbishop Mitty Star Aaron Gordon in "Mr. 50"San Jose filmmaker Aaron Chapman discusses his project "Mr. 50" focused on Aaron Gordon’s journey to the 2020 NBA Slam Dunk contest. Vern Glenn reports. (2-18-2021)
Castro Valley Golfer Sinks Once-In-A-Lifetime ShotCastro Valley's Kevin Pon hit a shot at Oakland's Lake Chabot golf course that he will never forget. "Lightning struck me twice on one hole," Pon said after recording a "Condor" a shot most golfers have never even heard of. (2-15-21)
AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Recap: Daniel Berger Wins With Eagle On 18Daniel Berger won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am by two strokes after an eagle putt on the 72nd hole. Berger, Jordan Spieth and former Stanford Star Maverick McNealy, who finished 2nd spoke after the final round. Plus KPIX 5 golf analyst John Abendroth joins Dennis O'Donnell on Game Day to break down the finish. (2-15-21)
NTSB Releases Report On Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant, DaughterThe National Transportation Safety Board said the pilot being disoriented led to the helicopter crash that killed basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others a year ago. Ken Bastida reports. (2/9/21)
COVID: After Months Cooped Up Student Athletes Back On The Field At Castlemont HighSome high school athletes in Oakland were glad to be back on the field again along with their coaches and parents. Andria Borba tells us it isn't an official football practice yet, but it's a step in the right direction.
Super Bowl LV Breakdown With KPIX Football Analyst Lorenzo NealKPIX Football analyst Lorenzo Neal joins Dennis O'Donnell on Game Day to breakdown the Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominating performance in Super Bowl LV and Tom Brady winning his 7th title. (2-8-21)
AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Plays On Without Celebrities & Fans In 2021The PGA Tour makes it's annual visit to Pebble Beach this week but the tournament will have a much different look. Celebrities will not pair up with professionals during the four rounds this year and fans will not be in attendance due to the pandemic. AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Director Steve John joins Dennis O'Donnell on Game Day to preview the event. (2-8-21)