OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson decided to take action when he saw that his players wrote a number on the whiteboard at the team's practice facility a few weeks ago signifying a goal of at least 50 wins this season.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The longest America's Cup in history will come down to two 72-foot, space-age catamarans making a final, dramatic sprint around San Francisco Bay, on a five-leg course framed by the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A teenage football fan suffered a concussion and a broken arm and nose at Candlestick Park after police say he was attacked during the San Francisco 49ers 27-7 loss to the Indianapolis Colts this weekend.
ANAHEIM (AP) - A.J. Griffin gave the Oakland Athletics a taste of what he could do last year as a rookie when he won seven of eight decisions, including a victory over the Los Angeles Angels in which he pitched eight scoreless innings.
I have been watching in horrid fascination, the news coverage of the Rim Fire near Yosemite Park. As near as I can tell from the various news sources, the fire seems to have begun in the Lumsden's Bridge area along the Tuolumne River.
ADA, Okla. (AP) - Chris Lane traveled from Australia to the United States for the love of the game - and the opportunity to secure a college degree while playing America's pastime. On the small campus of East Central University in Oklahoma, he made a home for himself in class and on the baseball field.
After work Friday I hustled home to take the second to last test for my research methods class. Once I finished (I got an 88 percent - I haven't been an 'A' student since high school) I threw some clothes in a bag. I know many might consider the act of throwing clothes in a bag as "packing", but "packing" implies that there was logic and thought used. When the bag was full, I zipped it and waited for Kurt.