Bruce Bochy tabs Madison Bumgarner as his opening-day starter

SAN FRANCISCO – Giants manager Bruce Bochy crushed a softball question at Giants FanFest. He confirmed that Madison Bumgarner would be his opening-day pitcher April 4 at Milwaukee. 

Kawakami: Warriors Math adding up to at least 72 wins

When the numbers are crunched, the Golden State Warriors are headed toward at least 72 wins this season.
(Eric Risberg/AP)
Purdy: Mickelson in contention is nothing new at Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Four-time winner Phil Mickelson, 45, is challenging again at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am 
M. Thompson II
Thompson: Klay happy to let other Warriors get the attention

Klay Thompson, the Warriors' low-maintenance star, is a key part of the team's chemistry.
Thompson dethrones Curry in Three-Point Contest

Klay Thompson beats fellow Splash Brother Stephen Curry to win the Three-Point Contest during All-Star Saturday Night in Toronto 
Raiders staying put for a year at least, no hike in ticket prices

Oakland Lakeshore Avenue's New Easy cocktail bar and karaoke lounge closes; Castro Valley could land a new Sprouts grocery store; Fremont offering grants to pay for dead and dying tree removal. 
Cal Bears
Bird leads Cal past Oregon State

The best home start in Cal basketball history featured another stellar performance by Jabari Bird but more second-half drama than the Bears wanted in an 83-71 victory over Oregon State in front of 10,906 fans at Haas Pavilion on Saturday afternoon.
Giants FanFest has plenty of laughs and even some news

Giants fans flooded AT&T Park for FanFest, and manager Bruce Bochy responded to one fan's question by declaring that Madison Bumgarner will be the opening-day starter. 
Sharks could be looking to deal for backup goalie

Alex Stalock's struggles, including surrendering five goals in 22 shots against the Calgary Flames, have Sharks' brass wondering if they need to deal for veteran backup. 
( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7 
( JP Yim )
Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes.