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    published on Mon, 29 Dec 2014 00:11:36 GMT
    SAN FRANCISCO The Maryland football team spent Sunday morning volunteering at St. Anthony's shelter in the Tenderloin district of the city. Led by head coach Randy Edsall , the Terps spent three hours at the shelter with the offense and defense splitting time....
  • Mike Gallego: The Man Who Waves
    published on Sun, 28 Dec 2014 20:55:34 GMT
    May 14, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso high fives third base coach Mike Gallego after hitting a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports Mike Gallego spent eight years playing for second, third and shortstop for the Oakland Athletics....
  • Darren McFadden Prepares for Potential Raiders Finale
    published on Sun, 28 Dec 2014 20:44:38 GMT
    Dec 21, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden runs the ball against the Buffalo Bills in the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum. The Raiders defeated the Bills 26-24....
  • Best of 2014: Top 10 local sports stories
    published on Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:46:52 GMT
    The San Antonio Spurs celebrate with the Larry O'Brien NBA championship trophy after defeating the Miami Heat 107-84 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in June of 2014. Front row from left: MVP Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Patty Mills....
  • Alaska Man Survives Three Days Lost in Sub-Zero Temps, Fights Off Wolverine
    published on Sun, 28 Dec 2014 16:18:53 GMT
    A man in Alaska says it's a miracle that he survived three days in the wilderness while battling sub-zero temperatures and a wolverine....
  • Maryland QB C.J. Brown readies for final college game
    published on Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:42:22 GMT
    The field at little Laney College, a clean turf field surrounded by palm trees and a solar-powered parking deck, tucked away in a less-than pristine Oakland neighborhood, is an odd place for C.J. Brown to spend his final Maryland days. After all this - six years of ups and downs, of injuries and rehab, of coaching turnover and transition to a new conference - the longest-tenured Terrapin will see the whole thing end in a place rather far from College Park....
  • Report: Michigan reps to meet with Harbaugh
    published on Sat, 27 Dec 2014 04:58:35 GMT
    While the pursuit of Jim Harbaugh reportedly heats up with the Raiders and University of Michigan, the current 49ers coach wasn't tipping his hand Friday on how he'll handle his future. "What will happen, will happen....
  • Oakland: Scholarship fund named for iconic Skyline High coach
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    The memory of Skyline High School's iconic football coach Tony Fardella will live on in part through a scholarship fund created this year in his name. Fardella's daughter, Tania Fardella, established the fund in her father's name to benefit Skyline High....
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    published on Sat, 27 Dec 2014 02:02:06 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. After arriving in San Francisco Wednesday evening, the Maryland football team hit the field for its first practice in the Bay Area at Laney College Thursday afternoon in preparation for its matchup with Stanford in the Foster Farms Bowl on Tuesday....
  • Warriors president Welts got along with Mark Jackson
    published on Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:33:55 GMT
    Warriors president Rick Welts is one member of the organization who is saying he had a "great relationship" with former coach Mark Jackson. Welts, who is openly gay, told KQED Radio on Tuesday that their relationship remains that way even after he approached Jackson about comments the coach made last April after Jason Collins became the first NBA player to publicly come out as gay....
  • No hint of nostalgia for 49ers' Harbaugh
    published on Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:33:09 GMT
    The 49ers' regular-season finale against the Arizona Cardinals might be the final game in coach Jim Harbaugh's 49ers tenure. If so, he isn't letting on or getting nostalgic....
  • West Coast Jamboree girls hoops tourney arrives in East Bay
    published on Fri, 26 Dec 2014 02:26:26 GMT
    One of the nation's best and largest girls basketball tournaments comes to the East Bay on Saturday with the 15th West Coast Jamboree. The 128-team, 16-division, four-day tournament is highlighted by the Platinum Division , which features The Chronicle's top two teams - St. Ignatius and Bishop O'Dowd-Oakland - along with fourth-ranked Sacred Heart Cathedral ....
  • Donors turn Christmas from bleak to bright for needy San Ramon family
    published on Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:09:27 GMT
    A financially struggling grandmother and a mom with two young twin boys were facing one of their bleakest Christmases yet. Bills due....
  • Alameda city briefs: Capone's Speakeasy donates toys to Alameda police
    published on Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:14:58 GMT
    Capone's Speakeasy, 1400 Park St., sponsored a holiday toy drive and toys were collected by the Alameda High School girls basketball team. The entire team participated: Joey Lu, Asia Chhon, Audrey SooHoo, Ayanna Jabari, Fiona Young, Hannah Ingebretsen, Nutjerra Sangria, Natalia Watson, Sammi Lui, Srijana Lohani and Thianda Smith-Ramsey....
  • Final 2014 East Bay high school football poll
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 22:57:09 GMT
    Also receiving votes: Kennedy-Fremont , Piedmont , Antioch . The East Bay Football Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group East Bay....
  • Broncos HC John Fox Talks Week 17
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 22:20:18 GMT
    Q: What has C.J. Anderson brought to you guys since he has come in? Has he been a surprise to you at all? Coach Fox: "When these guys sit in those seats in the first team meeting, they don't get one of those seats without having some talent, and C.J. was no different. I think the fact that he came in as a college free agent, he has had to fight and earn everything he's got....
  • All-Mercury News football: Second team, honorable mention
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 21:39:45 GMT
    MVP of the BVAL Santa Teresa Division, Good led Warriors to a share of division title and 9-1 regular-season record. Intrieri rushed for 1,047 yards and scored 20 touchdowns, 14 rushing, five receiving and one on a kick return Bubic was 7 of 11 on field goals with a long of 48 and averaged 38.0 yards per punt....
  • Milpitas firefighters give the gift of Christmas to in-need families
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 20:49:42 GMT
    Milpitas Firefighters Local 1699's annual Holiday Toy and Food Drive culminated on Saturday with the distribution of donated food, clothing and new toys to needy Milpitas and Alviso families. This year's campaign, co-sponsored by Milpitas Fire Department, City of Milpitas and Milpitas Food Pantry, was held at Genesis United Methodist Church at 220 S. Main St. He added several thousand toys were given away including 76 bicycles and 35 Razor scooters....
  • Oakland Raiders to Start Coaching Search Next Week
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 18:23:34 GMT
    Dec 21, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis reacts in his luxury suite after a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills at O.co Coliseum. The Raiders defeated the Bills 26-24....
  • Boys basketball: Sacred Heart Prep wins DJ Frandsen Blue Division title
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 18:22:44 GMT
    Break up the Monsters of the Mid-Peninsula.Sacred Heart Prep, that small, private, formerly all-girls school in Atherton turned athletic juggernaut, beat host Bellarmine College Prep 67-55 and Fremont of Oakland 81-63 to capture the Blue Division title at the DJ Frandsen Memorial Tournament.That is after a fall sports season in which the Gators won the Central Coast Section Open Division football championship, the CCS boys and girls Division II water polo championships and had a freshman, Sara C...