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  • Iconic Bay Area sportswriter Bergman left impression on readers, athletes
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 22:35:36 GMT
    Ron Bergman, the colorful, stylish sportswriter best known for documenting the Swingin' A's of the 1970s, died Thursday. He was 80. Bergman was the Oakland Tribune's original A's beat writer when the franchise arrived from Kansas City in 1968 and went on to cover their three consecutive World Series titles....
  • Golden ticket? Warriors still favorites for title
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 21:03:23 GMT
    The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, which made the Warriors the favorites earlier this month, currently have them at 5-12 odds to win it all, with the Cavaliers getting 2-1 odds to hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy next month. The series starts June 4 in Oakland, California....
  • Detroit Tigers Justin Verlander to rehab for Toledo Mud Hens on Sunday
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 19:02:25 GMT
    May 27, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Detroit Tigers players Miguel Cabrera and Justin Verlander laugh during the game between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors in game five of the Western Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs. at Oracle Arena....
  • Riley Curry stars again in press conference
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 17:09:43 GMT
    Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry speaks to the media as his daughter Riley plays after Warriors' 104-90 win over Houston Rockets in Game 5 of NBA Playoffs' Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry speaks to the media as his daughter Riley plays after Warriors' 104-90 win over Houston Rockets in Game 5 of NBA Playoffs' Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, May 27, 2015....
  • The Biggest Loser star Ali Vincent marries girlfriend Jennifer Krusing near San Francisco
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 15:35:54 GMT
    And on Tuesday, season five winner Ali Vincent was a beautiful bride when she married longtime girlfriend Jennifer Krusing at the Waterfront Hotel in Oakland, California, which is across the bay from San Francisco. 'The BEST night ever!' the 40-year-old reality star captioned her wedding album which she shared on her Facebook page....
  • Oakland Raiders Charles Woodson Ranked 64th on NFL Network Top 100
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 15:33:39 GMT
    Dec 21, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders free safety Charles Woodson regains his footing after intercepting a pass against the Buffalo Bills in the first quarter at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson is and already was a legend before his 2014 season where he continued his storied career at the age of 38 years old....
  • Here's How Major FIFA Sponsors Are Reacting to the Scandal
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 15:11:04 GMT
    Alberto Medina #20 of Mexico runs advances the ball during the game against Ecuador at McAfee Stadium on March 28, 2007 in Oakland, California. The dollar figures associated with the FIFA are all outsize, including the amount of money it garners every year from marketing partnerships....
  • 10 Things to Know for Today
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 13:31:08 GMT
    Lorraine Joseph talks about her car still stuck the mud despite several attempts to pull it out Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Houston. Each attempt failed when the rescuers also got stuck in the mud....
  • WARRIORS
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 12:45:45 GMT
    WESTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPS: Golden State Warriors players celebrate after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27. The Warriors won 104-90 and advanced to the NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors are in the finals for the first time since 1975 after closing out the Western Conference finals in five games....
  • NBA Conference Finals A Bust For ESPN, TNT
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 10:45:00 GMT
    I report on the business of sports for Forbes' SportsMoney group. My sports interests range from baseball and hockey to cricket and Formula One, though I specialize mainly in college football and basketball....
  • Latest Texas sports
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 08:41:00 GMT
    Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. After decades of wishing and waiting for this moment, the Warriors have finally arrived....
  • Photo: Golden State Warriors players celebrate after Game
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 05:35:08 GMT
    Golden State Warriors players celebrate after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015....
  • Kanye West Gets Booed At A Warriors Basketball Game
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 04:26:14 GMT
    Yeezy strikes out again! The 'Black Skinhead' rapper got horrendously booed at a Warriors basketball game on May 27. This is the second time this month Kanye has been booed! Kanye West , 37, can't escape the haters. While showing support for the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif....
  • Emery sprinter thrives with team on the road
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 03:56:51 GMT
    Emery High School senior boys track and field athlete Elijah Lucy has improved his 200-meter time progressively since his freshman year, until now he has the North Coast Section's best time in the event this season. That hasn't been easy to do....
  • Holy Names High School students graduating to bright futures
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 01:40:13 GMT
    Quiet laughter filters down the corridors from the lunchroom as five girls with bright futures assemble in the sewing room at Holy Names High School to talk about their plans and dreams on May 19. Jennifer Vazquez, Jocelyn Icaza, Jackeline Ochoa, Sofia Ascencio and Daisy Rangel are all in the Achieve program, which provides a four-year high school scholarship and enrichment program for underserved students from low-income families. The girls, through hard work, have earned generous scholarships ...
  • Jesse Jackson exhorts Oakland teens to pursue tech jobs
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 01:20:13 GMT
    The Rev. Jesse Jackson looks at at a project built by students at Oakland Technical High School during a visit to the school....
  • West Covina linebacker Isaiah Love suffers injury, could miss senior season
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 20:49:34 GMT
    West Covina defensive back Isaiah Love is in danger of missing his senior season after suffering a serious neck/upper back injury during a trip to the Bay Area on May 16 for an unofficial college visit. Love was with Body By Tra, a workout club/7-on7 team owned and operated by Traison Lewis, on what was supposed to be an unofficial visit to Cal and San Jose St., and possibly a performance in that weekend's Nike Camp in Oakland....
  • Ray-Ray Armstrong Turning Heads This Offseason
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 17:25:00 GMT
    Ray-Ray Armstrong is going through a full offseason program with the Silver and Black in 2015 - a luxury he wasn't afforded just a year ago. is going through a full offseason program with the Silver and Black in 2015 - a luxury he wasn't afforded just a year ago....
  • James, Cavs heading to NBA Finals after completing sweep of Hawks
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 04:52:12 GMT
    LeBron James pulled the conference championship T-shirt over his sweaty, weary frame and had enough energy left to dance. James scored 23 points, grabbed nine rebounds and passed for seven assists to guide the Cavs past the Atlanta Hawks 118-88 Tuesday night and into the NBA Finals....
  • Oakland Raiders Third In NFL Jersey Sales
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 03:51:47 GMT
    Aug 9, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Fan in the Black Hole salutes during National Anthem in an preseason game between the Oakland Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports It has been awhile since Oakland Raiders fans have had much to cheer about....