• Thursday's Sports Scoreboard - 05/28/2015 06:16 AM PDT
  • NFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested again - 05/28/2015 02:57 AM PDT
  • NFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested again - 05/27/2015 08:07 PM PDT
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    Laura Dern, Jennifer Beals, speak out against 'crumb rubber' synthetic fields

    Actresses Laura Dern and Jennifer Beals spoke out Wednesday in favor of legislation by state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, to conduct a roughly $6 million analysis of synthetic turf fields. 
    BASE jumpers pushed to remote, no-rules sites
    In the U.S.,BASE jumpers have been pushed out of urban areas, national parks and anywhere else where limits are imposed. Jumpers flock instead to the few remote areas hungry enough for tourist revenue to let them do their thing 

    Purdy: Warriors already have withstood stiffest test
    No disrespect to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, but emerging triumphant from Western Conference playoff bracket was the real deal 

    Warriors' Thompson shows concussion symptoms
    He took knee to the head from Rockets' Ariza in fourth quarter 

    Kawakami: Warriors in NBA Finals for first time since 1975
    Forty years after their last NBA championship, the Golden State Warriors are back in the NBA Finals with a shot at another title.
     

    Klay Thompson feels effects of blow to head
    Thompson, before a Trevor Ariza knee to the head, helped sluggish Warriors take halftime lead with big second quarter. 

    Thompson: Curry doesn't dazzle but gets the job done
    Stephen Curry had 26 points, eight rebounds and six assists as he led the Golden State Warriors past the Houston Rockets in the deciding game of the Western Conference finals 

    Frustrated Harden says turnover-prone performance 'unacceptable'
    Houston Rockets guard James Harden has forgettable Game 5, commiting 13 turnovers in 104-90 loss to the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena 

    CCS softball playoffs: Mitty cruises past Hillsdale 11-1, will meet unbeaten Pioneer for D-II title
    The Monarchs scored 11 runs in the second inning to put away the semifinal game 

    CCS baseball playoffs: Los Gatos, St. Francis win semifinal games, will meet for Open Division crown
    Los Gatos ace Hunter Bigge threw a one-hitter in a 3-0 win over Carlmont; Jeremy Ydens pitched another gem and Johnny Mendoza had a clutch two-run hit to lead St. Francis past Soquel 7-1 

    Harrison Barnes fills in for Splash Brothers
    With Klay Thompson hurt late in Game 5, Warriors' Barnes puts Houston Rockets away with dominant stretch 

    MLB: Alex Rodriguez breaks Lou Gehrig's RBI record
    Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig's A.L. record for RBIs 

    Warriors in NBA Finals
    The Warriors beat the Rockets to advance to their first championship series since 1975, where they'll meet LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 

    Oakland Tech's Sanders stars at Oakland Section track championships
    Ray'ven Sanders of Oakland Tech won four girls events at the Oakland Section track and field championships 

    NHL: Blackhawks use big second period to beat Anaheim, force Game 7
    Defenseman Duncan Keith assists on goals by Brandon Saad, Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane in second period to lift the Chicago Blackhawks past the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 in Game 6 of the Western Conference final 

    Emery sprinter thrives with team on the road
    With the Emeryville school's track undergoing renovations, sprinter Elijah Lucy has established himself as an NCS force in the 200 meters 

    Levi's Stadium bidding for college football title games
    The Bay Area is among nine regions and cities bidding to host College Football Playoff championship games. 

    Local sports digest: Stanford women win NCAA golf title
    Stackhouse makes clutch shots to give Cardinal's clinching win in match play  

    NCS softball: Freedom shuts out San Leandro
    Freedom breaks open pitchers' duel with six runs in sixth inning of NCS Division I first-round game 

    NBA: Atlanta Hawks see bright future
    Despite the sting of a humiliating playoff defeat to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Atlanta Hawks feel closer than ever to winning a championship. 

    French Open: Great day for host nation
    Five Frenchmen, including seeded Monfils, Tsonga and Simon, advance into third round 

    NCS softball: Dougherty Valley beats College Park
    Dougherty Valley's Carolyn Lee pitches three-hit shutout in NCS Division I softball playoffs win 

    Former 49er Ray McDonald arrested for allegedly violating restraining order
    Ray McDonald, the former 49ers and Chicago Bears defensive tackle who was arrested Monday after a domestic violence call, was arrested again Wednesday on suspicion of violating a restraining order, Santa Clara police said. 

    Watch: Warriors warm up for Game 5
    The Golden State Warriors prepare for Game 5 of their NBA Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets. 

    Earthquakes new forward on roster for Toronto FC game
    Mark Sherrod could make season debut for San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday in Toronto after recovering from year-long knee injury 

    Watch: Warriors vs. Rockets Game 5 preview
    Columnist Tim Kawakami and beat writer Diamond Leung let us know what to expect as the Golden State Warriors look to clinch the NBA Western Conference Finals in Game 5 against the Houston Rockets.  

    Coliseum nightmares continue for A's, who lose game, series, Kazmir
    Scott Kazmir pitched three scoreless innings before leaving the game with left shoulder tightness, and the A's would go on to take a 3-2 loss to Tigers. 

    'Hard Knocks' goes vanilla yet again with Houston Texans
    It would've simply been too juicy for the NFL to stomach, but an HBO "Hard Knocks" series focused on the 49ers could have made for spectacular TV. 

    Motor sports debate turns serious with Indiana couple
    It's no surprise that people take their motor sports seriously in the state of Indiana, but this story still catches you off guard. 

    Former FIFA exec kept apartment for his cats in Trump Tower
    Of all the revelations that emerged in the global soccer scandal on Tuesday, this was easily the most bizarre: News that a former FIFA executive had used some of his bribery money to keep a $6,000-per-month apartment for his cats in New York's Trump Tower.