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Has Fame Changed NBA’s Jeremy Lin? Old Friends Have Some Fun In New Video

August 15, 2013 | 10:18 am

Has Fame Changed NBA’s Jeremy Lin? Old Friends Have Some Fun In New Video

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Palo Alto’s Jeremy Lin — remember “Linsanity” with the NBA Knicks in 2012? — has always been praised for his humility. But now the Houston Rockets point guard has come out with a video making fun of his celebrity. Titled “You’ve Changed Bro,” the five-minute video made with longtime pals shows Lin choosing to work […]

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Cal Women Fall to Louisville in Basketball Championship

April 8, 2013 | 11:33 am

Cal Women Fall to Louisville in Basketball Championship

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An unprecedented run for the UC Berkeley women’s basketball team ended on Sunday with a loss to the Louisville Cardinals. Cal, appearing for the first time in the semi finals, finished the first half up 37-27, but allowed the Cardinals to surge back in the second half to a final score of 64-57. You can […]

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Cal Women in New Orleans to Make Hoops History

April 5, 2013 | 3:41 pm

Cal Women in New Orleans to Make Hoops History

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Cal’s women’s basketball squad has a Sunday date in the NCAA’s Final Four — the first time the team has ever gone so far in the annual tournament. And many longtime fans, along with recent converts to the cause, are rallying around the history-making hoopsters. Hundreds rallied at Haas Pavilion at UC Berkeley on Thursday […]

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August 2, 2012 | 2:00 pm

Bay Area Rowers Win Olympic Gold Medals

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Two Bay Area university graduates garnered Olympic gold medals on Thursday as part of an eight-woman rowing team. Erin Cafaro, a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Elle Logan, a Stanford University senior, joined six other Americans to pull across the finish line ahead of Canada, with the Netherlands taking the bronze. Cal […]

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Nine Things That Didn’t Happen at the Last Giants Game of the Season — A Fan’s Notes

September 29, 2011 | 12:54 pm

Nine Things That Didn’t Happen at the Last Giants Game of the Season — A Fan’s Notes

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I really wanted to go to the last Giants’ game of the season. What exactly I expected to happen I don’t know — have my favorite players miraculously heal and take the field? Have the Diamondbacks disqualified with the Giants subsequently thrust back into the world of October baseball? When it comes down to it, […]

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Get Out Your Toga — It’s Bay to Breakers

May 13, 2011 | 1:52 pm

Get Out Your Toga — It’s Bay to Breakers

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By Amanda Stupi and Lisa Pickoff-White It’s that time of year again, Bay to Breakers, when runners ponder what costume will go better with their sneakers — Wonder Woman or pirate wench. This Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the event, a 12 kilometer (that’s about 7.5 miles for the metrically challenged) race with a […]

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Bryan Stow Moving to UCSF; Suspects’ Images Posted on L.A. Billboards

May 11, 2011 | 1:35 pm

Bryan Stow Moving to UCSF; Suspects’ Images Posted on L.A. Billboards

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Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who was severely beaten at Dodgers Stadium on Opening Day, will soon be transferred to UCSF Medical Center, reports the NBC affiliate in Los Angeles. Stow remains in a coma but has stabilized enough to be transferred closer to his family in Northern California. Stow lives in Santa […]

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October 17, 2010 | 5:11 pm

Giants-Phillies, Game 2: The Appetizer

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Just a few minutes till game time. For statistical navel-gazers (or true fans of the game), here are a couple items to chew on as Game 2 takes shape: *The Elias Sports Bureau—which can probably tell you how many home runs have been hit by left-handed hitters suffering splinters in their big thumbs in odd […]

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