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49ers’ Aldon Smith Suspended by NFL For Nine Games

August 29, 2014 | 1:16 pm

49ers’ Aldon Smith Suspended by NFL For Nine Games

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The penalty, for personal conduct and substance abuse violations, was greater than anticipated.

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Pittsburg Boxer James Page, a Former Champ, Sentenced for Bank Robbery

August 20, 2014 | 12:37 pm

Pittsburg Boxer James Page, a Former Champ, Sentenced for Bank Robbery

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Attorney cites ‘boxer’s dementia’ as welterweight star gets 7-year term for series of unarmed heists.

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Suit Spotlights Role of Sickle Cell Condition in Cal Football Player’s Death

August 14, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Suit Spotlights Role of Sickle Cell Condition in Cal Football Player’s Death

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Doctor who performed autopsy says medical records did not show player Ted Agu had sickle cell trait.

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San Jose’s Case Against Major League Baseball Gets Another Day in Court

August 12, 2014 | 8:09 am

San Jose’s Case Against Major League Baseball Gets Another Day in Court

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City must persuade appellate panel to overturn precedents that exempt baseball from antitrust law.

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Judge in Oakland Rules NCAA Can’t Stop Athletes From Selling Rights

August 8, 2014 | 3:59 pm

Judge in Oakland Rules NCAA Can’t Stop Athletes From Selling Rights

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A judge’s ruling opens the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over.

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Coliseum Board Approves 10-Year Lease Deal With Oakland Athletics

August 6, 2014 | 10:07 am

Coliseum Board Approves 10-Year Lease Deal With Oakland Athletics

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Vote by Joint Powers Authority represents final step in 15-month process to keep team from relocating.

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Family Sues UC Regents Over Death of Cal Football Player Ted Agu

August 5, 2014 | 2:49 pm

Family Sues UC Regents Over Death of Cal Football Player Ted Agu

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Suit says he had sickle cell trait and blames trainer for putting defensive end through ‘lethal drill.’

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Jon Lester’s Full-Page Farewell to Boston, Red Sox

August 4, 2014 | 1:42 pm

Jon Lester’s Full-Page Farewell to Boston, Red Sox

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The Oakland A’s starting pitcher, acquired for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, says goodbye to team, fans.

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Pricey Water Bike Makes a Splash

August 4, 2014 | 8:00 am

Pricey Water Bike Makes a Splash

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The next wave in cycling costs $6,500, can hit 10 mph and takes about 30 minutes to cross the bay.

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Oakland A’s Trade Frenzy: Cespedes to Red Sox for Jon Lester

July 31, 2014 | 8:35 am

Oakland A’s Trade Frenzy: Cespedes to Red Sox for Jon Lester

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In bid to guarantee postseason run, team deals slugger for Boston ace.

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