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Kings Eliminate Sharks, Proceed to Western Final

May 29, 2013 | 10:15 am

Kings Eliminate Sharks, Proceed to Western Final

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Greg Beacham, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Kings’ seven-game series with the Sharks came down to another tense third period, with the home team clinging to another one-goal lead. Two teams with tiny differences were one or two mistakes away from the Western Conference finals or summertime. Jonathan Quick hardly ever makes […]

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How to Watch the San Jose Sharks’ Crucial Game

May 28, 2013 | 10:48 am

How to Watch the San Jose Sharks’ Crucial Game

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The San Jose Sharks face a crucial game Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Kings. The two teams are tied with three games each in a best-of-seven series. The winner will go on to the Stanley Cup semifinals. Here’s a preview from The Associated Press: Greg Beacham, AP Sports Writer EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — […]

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Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Lindsey Graham…Which Candidates Did Owners of Bay Area Sports Teams Support?

August 20, 2012 | 2:48 pm

Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Lindsey Graham…Which Candidates Did Owners of Bay Area Sports Teams Support?

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Tonight the San Francisco Giants will take the field against the Los Angeles Dodgers in what could be a bitter battle for first place in the National League West. Off the diamond, however, some in the teams’ front offices are on the same side – at least when it comes to politics. Giants Chairman Emeritus […]

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What Are the Longest Bay Area Sports Team Losing Streaks?

June 9, 2011 | 3:43 pm

What Are the Longest Bay Area Sports Team Losing Streaks?

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Update 8:06 p.m.: Make that 10 in a row for the A’s. Earlier post The Oakland A’s were edged out by the Baltimore Orioles last night, 3-2, the team’s ninth consecutive loss and — not coincidentally — Bob Geren’s last game as the team’s manager. Worst losing streak in team history? Nope. The Chronicle’s Susan […]

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Yesterday’s San Jose Sharks Tragedy, as Told on the Web

May 25, 2011 | 9:27 am

Yesterday’s San Jose Sharks Tragedy, as Told on the Web

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Our community engagement specialist, Ian Hill, tells the story of yesterday’s playoff elimination of the San Jose Sharks, through chronologically ordered text, photos, video, and frantic fan tweets. You can also watch a recap of the game, including the heartbreaking ending in double OT, at NHL.com. Today’s Mark Purdy column in the Merc captures the […]

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Morning Splash: S. Jose Delays Pension Vote; Lee Announces SF Pension Plan; Sharks Eliminated

May 25, 2011 | 7:53 am

Morning Splash: S. Jose Delays Pension Vote; Lee Announces SF Pension Plan; Sharks Eliminated

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San Jose pushes ahead with pension proposals (San Jose Mercury News) In the national spotlight since Mayor Chuck Reed this month called for a ballot measure to curb runaway pension costs, the San Jose City Council put off calling a fiscal state of emergency Tuesday while voting to study various proposals for reducing retirement benefits. […]

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May 20, 2011 | 10:01 pm

Sharks Beat Canucks 4-3, Trail Series 2-1

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From AP: Patrick Marleau got San Jose off to a fast start, Antti Niemi preserved the lead with spectacular short-handed play in the second period, and the Sharks hung on for the win they desperately needed after losing the first two games in Vancouver. Marleau scored twice in the first period, Niemi made 27 saves, […]

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May 18, 2011 | 9:00 pm

Sharks Lose Game 2 to Canucks 7-3

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From AP: Daniel Sedin scored his second power-play goal of the game, and Chris Higgins and Mason Raymond added man-advantage goals in the third period for the Vancouver Canucks, who routed the San Jose Sharks 7-3 on Wednesday night and took a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Defenseman Aaron Rome also scored his […]

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May 13, 2011 | 4:00 am

Morning Splash: Jonestown Memorial Can Go Forward; Sharks Win; GOP Delivers Budget Plan

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Jonestown memorial can go forward, judge rules (SF Chronicle) Cemetery crews can finish installing a Jonestown memorial despite emotional pleas from a rival survivors’ group that the memorial not include the name of Jim Jones, a judge ruled late Thursday. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Robert McGuiness denied the Guyana Tribute Foundation’s request for a […]

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May 12, 2011 | 8:46 pm

Sharks Win! (San Jose 3, Detroit 2)

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The San Jose Sharks tonight avoided a place in the pantheon of all-time sports choke jobs. Translation of the foregoing: They beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in Game Seven of their NHL Stanley Cup Western Conference semi-final series. The victory came after a furious closing 90 seconds during which the desperate Wings–who had come […]

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