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Native Americans File Police Brutality Charge After Giants Game Incident

September 16, 2014 | 5:44 pm

Native Americans File Police Brutality Charge After Giants Game Incident

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Pair cite their ejection by S.F. police from a Giants game on Native American Heritage Night in June.

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Jackie Speier Says House Will Hold Hearing on NFL, Issa Says Not So Fast

September 11, 2014 | 2:05 pm

Jackie Speier Says House Will Hold Hearing on NFL, Issa Says Not So Fast

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Bay Area congresswoman says committee leaders have agreed to hold a hearing on the beleaguered league.

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S.F. Board Denounces 49ers Over Handling of Ray McDonald Case

September 9, 2014 | 5:36 pm

S.F. Board Denounces 49ers Over Handling of Ray McDonald Case

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Resolution calls on team to bar player from games until inquiry into domestic violence charges is done.

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Despite Domestic Violence Arrest, 49ers Ray McDonald to Play on Sunday

September 5, 2014 | 6:14 pm

Despite Domestic Violence Arrest, 49ers Ray McDonald to Play on Sunday

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Coach says McDonald will suit up Sunday, drawing criticism that the team only cares about winning.

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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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