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  • Sports

    CIF state basketball: Pinewood’s final test has Stanford hook

    Unbeknownst to her players, Windward coach Vanessa Nygaard a 3-time participant in NCAA Final Four at Stanford.

    Vytas Mazeika, Bay Area News Group|

  • Sports

    Soccer: Mexico will face Iceland at Levi’s Stadium

    The Mexico national soccer team practice a day before their friendly game against Iceland at Levi’s Stadium

    Ray Chavez, Bay Area News Group|

  • Sports

    Mexico-Iceland in World Cup tune-up at Levi’s Stadium

    Mexico has brought some of its biggest stars to the Bay Area to play Iceland in a World Cup tune-up Friday at Levi's Stadium.

    Elliott Almond, Bay Area News Group|

  • Men's sports

    Lakers sign forward Travis Wear for rest of the season

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Travis Wear for the rest of the season.The Lakers announced the deal Friday.Wear has been a solid role player for the Lakers since they signed him to the first of two 10-day...


  • News

    Olympic gymnast criticizes Michigan State interim president

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber is criticizing Michigan State University's interim president, saying he needs to work with the girls and women abused by imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar.The Lansing State...


  • San Francisco 49ers

    Aldon Smith arrested again by San Francisco police

    Smith reportedly violated a court order to stay away from his fiancee — the victim of a domestic dispute in which he was involved earlier this month.

    Gary Peterson, Bay Area News Group|

  • San Francisco Giants

    Bankruptcy adds to the rocky retirement of former Giant Jack Clark

    In 10 years with the Giants, Jack Clark was celebrated for his booming bat and criticized for his verbal broadsides against Giants management.

    Gary Peterson, Bay Area News Group|

  • Entertainment

    Police say Ex-Raider Aldon Smith violated restraining order

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Oakland Raiders player Aldon Smith has surrendered to police on charges he violated a domestic violence restraining order.San Francisco police say the 28-year-old Smith turned himself in Friday and was booked on three...


  • News

    Tiger Stadium site gets new life as youth sports facility

    DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit corner that has been a stage for many of baseball's greatest players now will host youth games, events and other programs for young people.A ribbon-cutting is scheduled at 10 a.m. Saturday at The Corner Ballpark on the...

    By Corey Williams, Associated Press|

  • News

    Former MLB star Jack Clark files for bankruptcy protection

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jack Clark, who hit 340 home runs over an 18-year major league career, has filed for bankruptcy protection for the second time.Clark and his wife, Angela, filed a voluntary petition March 6 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in St. Louis....


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