Monday, November 19 through Sunday, November 25, 2018
Issue No. 251
The Bay Area's TOP Card Club!
The BEST Bay Area sports photos from
Michael Zagaris, Ed Jay, Rich Yee, Kenneth Wong,
Ron Sellers, Darren Yamashita, Alex Ho, Larry Rosa
and Timothy Reynolds
San Francisco 49ers 23 vs. New York Giants 27
49ers third-string starting quarterback Nick Mullens
wasn't as sharp as in his NFL debut against the Oakland Raiders on Nov. 1 when he joined Hall of Famers Jim Kelly and Fran Tarkenton as the only players with at least 250 yards passing, three touchdown passes and no interceptions in their first career game. Against the Giants, Mullens (27/39) threw for one touchdown and was intercepted twice. Coach Shanahan has not named a starter for the next game.
49ers running back Matt Breida ran for 101 yards and scored two touchdowns but the 49ers (2-8) were unable to win consecutive games. Breida's 23-yard run helped set up a 30-yard field goal by Robbie Gould which gave the Niners a 23-20 lead with 2:46 to play.
Niner Noise, the official drum line for the San Francisco 49ers, are in their seventh season and perform at every home game and at official 49ers events.
The Niners now travel to Tampa Bay to take on the Buccaneers on Sunday, Nov. 25 at 10 a.m. on FOX.
Photo by Kenneth Wong.
San Jose Barracuda 5 vs. Colorado Eagles 0
The Big Game -- Cal Bears vs. Stanford Cardinal -- Postponed
Air Quality Shifts Big Game to December 1.
Due to the devastating Camp Fire in Paradise this past week, poor air quality consumed the Bay Area, prompting officials to postpone the
121st Big Game
. The annual rivalry matchup between cross-town Pac-12 North division foes Stanford and Cal, originally scheduled for last Saturday, November 17, will now be played on Saturday, December 1 at California Memorial Coliseum in Berkeley and will air on the Pac-12 Networks at 12:00 p.m. PST. Since 1892, the Stanford Cardinal (6-4, 4-3 Pac-12) and Cal Bears (6-4, 3-4 Pac-12) have met 120 times. The Cardinal has won a series-record eight in a row over the Bears, including a 38-17 victory in 2014 at Cal, pictured above, when Stanford running back Remound Wright (22) scored a touchdown on this first-quarter, one-yard leap into the end zone over the Bears' goal line defense. This year's Big Game features two standout senior running backs: Bryce Love of Stanford, and Patrick Laird of Cal.
3BALL USA Showcase
Great Mall in Milpitas (Silicon Valley) was the site of the 3BALL USA Showcase in late August, featuring a 3x3 basketball format which will make its Olympic debut in Tokyo in 2020. Ten top teams from the US, Europe and Asia competed for a $50,000 grand prize. Above,
Zahir Carrington of All America (2) drives to the basket past Rodney Pryor of the Chompin' Chihuahuas (13) during the 3BALL USA tournament at the Great Mall
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Cal Bears (W) BB 81 vs. Pacific Tigers 69
Maples Pavilion on the Stanford campus was the unlikely venue for a home game for the Cal women's basketball team on Sunday, November 18th. Due to the poor air quality in Berkeley, their game against the University of Pacific was moved to the home court of their rivals.
Cal senior Kristine Anigwe recorded a double-double with 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Bears to a 81-69 victory over the Tigers. Anigwe added five blocks on the defensive end.
Bears guard Asha Thomas had a perfect shooting day, converting all four of her shots from the field and going 4-4 from the free throw line to finish with 15 points.
Pacific Tigers 91 (M) BB vs. Stanislaus State Warriors 66
High flyer and high scorer of the game with 17 points, guard Jahlil Tripp scored two more late in the second half.
The Pacific men's basketball team opened its 2018-19 home campaign in front of over 2,000 people, as the Tigers defeated Stanislaus State by a convincing score of 91-66 on Tuesday evening, Nov. 13.
Photo and caption by Ron Sellers.
VIP privileges and credit cards are canceled.
Income takes a nosedive.
Big Four Sports Leagues Announce Creation of
commissioners of the Big Four Sports Leagues, NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL have agreed to fund the creation of
SERF (Sports Executive Rehabilitation F
acility), which will open its doors on Labor Day, 2019.
The facility will be located either in the Napa Valley, near the home of the Golden State Warriors, who can do no wrong in any aspect of their entire operation, or Bay Village, Ohio where the Cleveland Browns have created more turnover, drama and angst than an Army barracks full of basic training shaveheads with insomnia.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, in speaking for fellow commissioners Rob Manfred (MLB), Adam Silver (NBA) and Gary Bettman (NHL) stated that many of the issues facing players may also be negatively affecting team executives from a career stability and personal development standpoint.
We believe that in the NFL CTE might have morphed into a psychological malady which we are calling Constant Threats to Executives. I know I've spent many restless nights hoping that my private aviation perk and pension forever would not be held as the Sword of Dallascles over my head.
I don't want to develop a Jones about this. Some of these executives who have been cut loose are actually good people."
The leagues have retained the highly respected global sports executive search firm Corn, Spenser, Muggles, Dodgers & Sure, led by founder/CEO Vitae Curricula, to create programmatic elements helping these challenged executives to stay employable, productive, creative and away from sharp objects.
Curricula, reached at company headquarters in Surprise, AZ had this to say. "Those who are on our list have nothing but blue sky in front of them. Those that aren't should immediately seek the turnaround assistance that SERF offers.
In our discussions with the leagues, team ownership and their currently employed executives, we will be offering a number of different self-help sessions, workshops, and role-playing scenarios at SERF." (See Course List below.)
Why didn't I see it coming?
* What is HR and what do they have to do with anything?
* Handing in your key card, cell phone and credit card with dignity.
* LOL (
Loss of Logo). How to purchase business cards with only your name, phone number, and
email at Office Depot.
* There is no Crying in Termination.
* What the hell do I tell my family and friends?
* Sports executive recruiters and their similarities to drug cartels.
* Rehabbing your addiction to VIP parking, company cars, flying upfront, league meetings,
restaurant reservations, big ass offices, free swag, All-Star and league finals tickets, latest tech
hardware and other perks of the position.
We are moving in another direction," means it's going there without you!
* How to deal with the growing family threat to your job. Theirs, not yours. The trend of familial
ownership is nepotistic DNA over your GPA. Sons, daughters, nieces, nephews, in-law's kids,
owners' third spouse's nitwit offspring.
* I had no idea my calls were being monitored.
* How do I know which owner's advisor wants my scalp?
* How to deal with ownership FTR
(Failure to Reply)?
* How do I react to those who weren't real friends but only wanted invites to the VIP suite
during the playoffs?
* How to evade Murder by the Metricists or Assassination by Analyticists. I had no idea what exit
velocity meant until now.
* How to navigate M.I.T. Sloane without understanding blockchain technology.
* B-School or Sports Management Masters; where did you go wrong?
* What about my equity? What equity? What pension?
* The media reports have it all wrong. Who do I talk to?
* Where do I go for college tuition loans? I have three teenagers in high school.
* My attorney said this is a winnable case on age discrimination. What do I do now?
The first incoming class will be highly selective. Those interested in finding out more information about SERF and its full suite of services can visit the website at SERFtheweb.com or call Toll Free to 800-911-8686.
Andy Dolich has over five decades of leadership in the sports industry, including executive positions in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, pro soccer and lacrosse. Presently Dolich is COO of the Fan Controlled Football League (FCFL) and teaches sports business at Stanford's School of Continuing Studies. Dolich is also co-author of the new book:
Sports Prep Star -- Carissa Wu
Carondelet-Concord -- Golf -- Junior
Nov. 5 served as a memorable day for Carissa Wu, for multiple reasons. Likely the most impressionable part of her day involved winning the California Interscholastic Federation NorCal Regional Golf Championships. She shot a 1-under 71 at Woodbridge Golf & Country Club in Woodbridge to finish tied for the lead with Granite Bay's Yena Jang after 18 holes. Wu then clinched the title on the first playoff hole, finishing it with a par. As we said, that wasn't the only memorable part of Wu's afternoon on the links. Her round also included a hole-in-one on the 135-yard, par-3 16th hole and three birdies and four bogeys. As a team, Carondelet finished third and qualified for the state tournament. Photo credit:
Ron Nocetti, CIF
Hoodslam returns to Oakland's Metro Operahouse
Hoodslam, an Oakland entertainment staple, returned to the Metro Operahouse on November 2, much to the delight of its enthralled fans. Above, fan favorite Shotzi Blackheart prepares to do battle with Joey Ryan, in which she would ultimately prevail. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook Page and be sure to LIKE us or visit www.ultimatesportsguide.net.
Sonoma Raceway --
Speedway Children's Charities Distributes $448,000
The Grand Prix Salute Banquet, held prior to the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma, generated another $67,000 for the Sonoma chapter. Photo: M. Finnegan
Sonoma Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities distributes $448,000 to Sonoma County Youth Groups -- $60,000 directed to Wildfire Recovery Efforts
In total, $448,000 was distributed to youth-serving organizations in Sonoma County, bringing the chapter's total distribution of funds to just over $6.4 million since 2001. The amount raised this fiscal year marks $40,000 more than 2017 and included $60,000 that was donated directly to the new Wildfire Relief Fund. This fund, which was the result of generous donations following the October 2017 wildfires, specifically funded youth-serving non-profit organizations that are continuing to work on recovery and rebuilding after the fires. The chapter's Board of Trustees recently approved the distribution of 2018 funds at its annual meeting.
"Every student hired from our NextGen Trades Academy is working with a contractor working to rebuild Sonoma County," said Letitia Hanke, president of The LIME Foundation, which received a grant from the Wildfire Relief Fund. "This funding is going to help us have an additional class of students, build a tiny house and give our students even more hands-on experience for our contractors, and it's beautiful."
Speedway Children's Charities is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for qualified children's organizations. Founded in 1984 by Bruton Smith, chairman of Speedway Motorsports Inc., SCC originated at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina and is one of eight chapters at SMI facilities throughout the country.
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Assemblyman Rob Bonta,
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center), with military veterans.
Photo by Felicia D. Purcell
Warriors win over Nets, minus Curry and Green, on the 10th anniversary of
Filipino Heritage Night
Nicholas Clemente from the LGBTQ Center
Felicia D. Purcell
Durant, Cook and Thompson finish in
The Warriors were dealt a blow last week when they lost their leader, two-time MVP and team caption, Stephen Curry and former Defense Player of the Year Draymond Green. Green sustained a toe injury Monday versus Memphis and Curry a moderate groin injury on Thursday versus Milwaukee. The Bucs would go on to hand the Warriors their second loss of the season and their first at Oracle. MRI results for Curry are due shortly while Draymond Green returned to the court after missing two games versus the Clippers on Monday.
That still left Golden State with two All-Stars in Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant heading into Saturday's game and the Brooklyn Nets learned firsthand...No Steph, No Draymond, No problem.
On the 10th anniversary of Filipino Heritage Night and their 299th consecutive sellout the Warriors have now won eight straight over the Nets with their 116-100 victory, sweeping their series with the Nets in four-straight seasons.
It also marked the second time this season that the Warriors finished with three 20-point scorers in the same contest with Kevin Durant (28), Quinn Cook (27) and Klay Thompson (24).
The night honored Filipino culture, which is rich and the fan support loyal in the Bay Area. The Warriors held video montages featuring the Warriors own hype man, Franco Finn, who is of Filipino descent and who introduced the fans to former Bay Area MMA fighter and pro boxer Ana 'The Hurricane' Julaton, the first woman to win WBO and IBA Super Bantamweight titles.
A halftime performance was held by Akbayan SJSU, an organization aimed at increasing knowledge about the Filipino culture and sharing the beauty of the heritage.
The Akbayan SJSU dance troupe performed at halftime.
Photo by Felicia D. Purcell
|Assemblyman Rob Bonta (center), 18th Assembly District, with military veterans.
Photo by Felicia D. Purcell
After the performance, as part of the Warriors' Leaders in the Community Platform and in honor of Filipino Heritage Night, Assemblyman Rob Bonta recognized community members Ray Cordoba, (Vietnam Vet); Jerry Lasola, Command Sgt. Major (Iraq Vet); Rudy Goltiao, (Vietnam Vet); Phil Delacruz, (Vietnam Vet) of the American Legion Post 510; 1st Lt. Magdalena Leones, named after the first Filipina to have earned the Silver Start for heroism by the Army during WWII. Leonas was a super spy, guerrilla, nurse, and POW and died in 2016 in Richmond at the age of 96.
To be able to be recognized by our Golden State Warriors and celebrate our culture, our heritage, our history and our contributions and to honor these gentleman and our Filipino veterans is important," said Assemblyman Rob Bonta, the first Filipino to be elected to the 18
Assembly District, serving the central East Bay of San Francisco.
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Felicia D. Purcell's writing experience spans nearly 20 years and includes human interest stories and sports. Her work has been published in community newspapers and on various websites.
A proud Oakland native, born and raised, her first sports memories are sitting with her father and watching men fall on top of each other.
For the past 10 years she has operated her own sports blog called Sports in the Bay, producing video and writing content for social media: Facebook, Instagram (sportsinthebay) and Twitter (sportsinthebay_)
A former sports editor for a now defunct community newspaper called The Globe, Felicia has had the wonderful opportunity to cover the reigning NBA Champion Golden State Warriors where she's built a solid working relationship with the staff and players, dating back to her internship days with the team. The opportunity has provided her the ability to give her 1300+ followers a up-close and personal feel, along with fresh content with
a side of entertainment.
Felicia also covers all Bay Area sports and is also a freelance writer for The Athletic, Dunk Shoot Magazine in Japan and the Martinez News Gazette; writing features, general interest and game stories.
In the future she would like to become fluent in Spanish, like her late father, who taught the language for over 25 years and work with young women who are serious about entering the field and be an advocate for elders.
She is looking forward to bringing a fresh and new style of writing to The Ultimate Sports Guide.
In happier times...
Photo by Darren Yamashita
Needed for a late season rescue?
Photo by Ed Jay
Putting things in perspective
When Kevin Durant breached team etiquette by calling out Draymond Green between the end of regulation and overtime last week in the Warriors' loss to the Clippers, for what was no more than a "poor basketball decision" (at least in Kevin's eyes, not Draymond's) nobody watching thought twice, probably because: a) we couldn't read his lips--which were angrily uttering the four-letter invective that is probably evoked hundreds of times in an NBA game, and b) more to the point, we were not the recipient of that fusillade. Pass me the mother------- ball.
But the impulse-control-challenged, hot-headed, emotional leader of the team was the recipient. Mad at Kevin for not hustling down court on the last play to receive a pass for what could have been a game-winning shot--and even more mad at himself for unsuccessfully trying to dribble through a triple-team as the clock ran out--Draymond predictably and indignantly fired back with his own insulting volley of vulgarity, featuring the "b" word repeatedly, escalating it to the point of crossing the line--or so we are told. And to make things worse, he brought up the proverbial 800-lb. gorilla, namely, KD's tenure on the team, no doubt fueled by a constant drumbeat of, "Will he leave after this year?" coming from the legions of scribes, pundits, insiders and cyber-knuckleheads.
Thus was set in motion the endless excrement of comments coming from fans who know nothing of the inner workings of this unique and historic team. And you know what they say about opinions; everyone has one. The problem, however, lays in the aftermath. In this case, not a full-blown cover-up--we may never know what was said in the locker room and/or on the plane that night--but a classic block-and-parry, with a possible misstep mixed in, on the part of management. That was the consequence in the form of a $120,000 suspension meted out to Green but not Durant, thereby sending what appears to be a message to the players, the team and the fans that maybe one guy should be excused, but not the other guy. Draymond will not forget this slight.
When Kevin went down in March of 2017, the Warriors went 13-0 without him. But when Steph went down last spring the team had a losing record without him. And now Steph and Draymond are out, hopefully to return before too many games get frittered away. The offense is lost without Curry, and the defense is shambles without Dray. Think about the dozens of games the last five years that were won down the stretch because of that combination. Now KD has reverted to "OKC ball"-- the ball is not moving. They cannot get Steph back soon enough. Everything flows through him, and without him the Dubs are an average team. Without him and Draymond, well, I don't even want to speculate. Veterans past their prime (Sean and Andre), young guys learning on the job (Cook, Looney, Jones), and journeymen over-achieving (Jonas Jerenko) will not get it done. It's a good thing DeMarcus Cousins is in the wings; they will probably need him.
The "Texas Triangle" roadie became the Texas Massacre. An ass-whupping at the hands of the Houston Rockets followed by an awful loss to the lowly Mavericks, and another to the Spurs, and now the team is reeling. Down? Yes. Out? Are you kidding? The team that won it all in 2015, won 73 games in 2016, came back from down 3-1 to KD's Thunder, and (I will not go there!) should have won those finals, destroyed the league in 2017 and taught the Rockets a lesson in class and composure last year en route to a sweep of LeBron's Cavs? And these guys are done? Please put the pipe down and get away from the ledge.
Perhaps it's time we all started worrying about stuff that matters. Like whole towns destroyed, thousands homeless, hundreds missing, hate crimes and hate speech, voter suppression and a political environment that makes 1984 pale by comparison.
Yeah, sports are supposed to be fun, entertainment, a distraction, a conversation piece, and it's so much more compelling, inviting and even uplifting when your team always wins. By the way, there was one Bay area team that did win yesterday; how 'bout those Raiders?
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From 2000-2005 I wrote a column for the late great Oakland Athletics Fan Coalition (OAFC) entitled
, a play on the fact that I'm a musician. Some of you may remember the OAFC, an East Bay organization that at its peak had several thousand members devoted to keeping the A's in Oakland and guess what? They've succeeded. Perhaps one or two of you might remember my articles (more like rants) about baseball and society. So when the Ultimate Sports Guide asked me to compose regular screeds for this weekly blast called Outlaw's Outtakes, how could I say "No?" ('Outlaw' is their nickname for me.) -- Pete Elman
The Dliemma of the 49er Faithful
I consider myself a 49er faithful, although, as with everything else in my life, perhaps not the way other people mean it,
Still, it's always been ---
"Sorry, this is Sunday -- I do have to watch the 49ers."
And now it's:
"Sorry, this is Sunday, do I have to watch the 49ers?"
Because you just don't want to watch people you're inclined to like when they will suffer, get injured, and feel embarrassed and inadequate.
NOT giving up, not waiting for the Bandwagon. Still watching and hoping they can live up to what they are demanding of themselves.
Same thing everyone who favors any team feels and thinks about them during hard times.
But I do like that Red & Gold combination.
And a little DVR-ing to speed thru the especially painful moments is just what you would do for a friend not embarrass your friend by watching humiliation.
Gotta go -- "It's Sunday and I have to watch the 49ers
-- Howard Pearlstein
"My 9ers, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right."
(With apologies to Carl Schurz, 1829 - 1906)
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WEEKLY SPORTS CALENDAR
Monday, November 19 through Sunday, November 25, 2018
Monday, November 19
Sacramento Kings v. Oklahoma City Thunder, 7 p.m.
Cal (M) BB v. St. John's, 4 p.m., Legends Classic
Saint Mary's (M) BB v. Utah State, 5:30 p.m.
Santa Clara (W) BB @ Cal State Fullerton, 7 p.m.
San Jose Sharks v. Edmonton Oilers, 7:30 p.m.
Stockton Heat @ Tucson Roadrunners, 6:05 p.m.
Cal (M) BB v. VCU or Temple, TBD, Legends Classic
Santa Clara (M) BB v. Texas A&M or Minnesota, TBA,
Pacific (M) BB @ UNLV, 7 p.m.
Cal State East Bay (M) BB @ Dominican, 7:30 p.m.
UC Davis (M) BB v. Sacramento State, 7:05 p.m.,
Cal State East Bay (W) BB @ Cal Maritime, 5:30 p.m.
Fresno State (W) BB v. Milwaukee, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, November 21
Golden State Warriors v. Oklahoma City Thunder, 7:30 p.m.
Sacramento Kings @ Utah Jazz, 6 p.m.
Stockton Heat @ Tucson Roadrunners, 6:05 p.m.
Stanford (M) BB v. Wisconsin, 11:30 a.m., Battle 4 Atlantis
USF (M) BB v. Harvard, 7 p.m.
Saint Mary's (M) BB v. Arizona State or Mississippi State,
5:30/8:00 p.m., MGM Resorts Classic
Thursday, November 22
Stanford (M) BB v. Florida or Oklahoma, TBD,
Friday, November 23
Battle 4 Atlantis
Pacific (M) BB v. UC Riverside, 12:30 p.m.
Fresno State (M) BB v. Northwestern, 1:30 p.m.,
Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot, WeatherTech Raceway
Golden State Warriors v. Portland Trail Blazers, 7:30 p.m.
San Jose Sharks v. Vancouver Canucks, 6 p.m.
San Jose Barracuda @ Colorado Eagles, 6:05 p.m.
Stockton Heat @ San Diego Gulls, 7 p.m.
Stanford (M) BB v. TBD, Battle 4 Atlantis
Pacific (M) BB v. Abilene Christian, 5:30 p.m.
Fresno State (M) BB v. Miami or La Salle, 11 a.m. or
1:30 p.m., Wooden Legacy
Sonoma State (M) BB v. Humboldt State, 7:30 p.m.
UC Davis (M) BB @ Indiana, 4 p.m., Hardwood Showcase
Saint Mary's (W) BB v. Milwaukee, 2 p.m., Saint Mary's
Cal (W) BB v. Tulane, 4 p.m., San Diego Thanksgiving
Stanford (W) BB v. FGCU, 6:30 p.m., Rainbow Wahine
USF (W) BB v. Northern Colorado, 2 p.m.
Pacific (W) BB v. North Dakota State, 3 p.m., Tiger Turkey
Sonoma State (W) BB v. Humboldt State, 5:30 p.m.
UC Davis (W) v. Southern Utah, 5 p.m.
Fresno State (W) BB UT Arlington, 5 p.m.
Golden State Warriors v. Sacramento Kings, 5:30 p.m.
San Jose Sharks @ Vegas Knights, 7 p.m.
San Jose Barracuda @ Colorado Eagles, 6:05 p.m.
Cal Bears v. Colorado Buffalo, 4 p.m.
Stanford Cardinal @ UCLA Bruins, 12 p.m.
Fresno State Bulldogs v. San Jose State Spartans, 4 p.m.
Saint Mary's (M) BB v. Harvard, 6 p.m.
USF (M) BB v. Dartmouth, 2 p.m.
San Jose State (M) BB v. Santa Clara, 3 p.m.
Pacific (M) BB v. Elon, 8 p.m.
Sonoma State (M) BB v. Cal State Monterey Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Cal State East Bay (M) BB v. Cal State San Marcos, 3 p.m.
Cal (W) BB @ San Diego, 4 p.m., San Diego Thanksgiving
Stanford (W) BB v. American, 2 p.m., Rainbow Wahine
Saint Mary's (W) BB v. Oregon, 2 p.m., Saint Mary's
Santa Clara (W) BB v. Missouri State, 2 p.m.
San Jose State (W) BB v. CSU Bakersfield, 12 p.m.
Pacific (W) BB v. Wyoming, 3 p.m., Tiger Turkey Tip Off
Cal State East Bay (W) BB v. Cal State San Marcos, 1 p.m.
Sonoma State (W) BB v. Cal State Monterey Bay, 5:30 p.m.
San Francisco 49ers @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 10 a.m.
Oakland Raiders @ Baltimore Ravens, 10 a.m.
Sacramento Kings v. Utah Jazz, 3:30 p.m.
Stockton Heat v. San Diego Gulls, 5 p.m.
Fresno State (M) BB v TBD, Wooden Legacy
Stanford (W) BB @ Hawai'i, 4:30 p.m.
USF (W) BB v. UT Arlington, 2 p.m.
Minor League Team Affiliations
San Jose Barracuda (San Jose Sharks) -- AHL
American Hockey League
Stockton Heat (Calgary Flames) -- AHL
American Hockey League
Minor League Team Affiliations
Nashville Sounds (Oakland A's) -- AAA,
Pacific Coast League
Sacramento River Cats (San Francisco Giants) --
AAA, Pacific Coast Leag
San Jose Giants (San Francisco Giants) -- Class A
Advanced Affiliate, California League
Stockton Ports (Oakland A's) -- Class A
Advanced Affiliate, California League
Cal BB (M): KGO 810 AM
Cal BB (W): Pac-12 Network
Cal football: KGO 810 AM
Fresno Grizzlies: KYNO 1430 AM
Fresno State football: 940 AM ESPN Radio
Golden State Warriors: 95.7 FM The Game
Oakland A's: 95.7 FM The Game
Oakland Raiders: 95.7 FM The Game
Sacramento Kings: KHTK 1140 AM
Sacramento River Cats: Talk 650 AM KSTE
San Francisco 49ers: KNBR 680/1050 AM, KGO
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San Francisco Giants: KNBR 680 AM
San Jose Barracuda: KDOW 1220 AM
San Jose Earthquakes: KNBR 1050 AM,
1370 KZSF AM (Spanish)
San Jose Giants: MiLB Gameday Audio
San Jose Sharks, KFOX 98.5 FM San Jose,
San Jose State football: KLIV 1590 AM
Stanford BB (M): KNBR 1050 AM, TBS (TV)
Stanford BB (W): KZSU 90.1 FM
Stanford football: KNBR 1050 AM
Stockton Ports: KWSX 1280 AM
UC Davis football: KTHK 1140 AM
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Ed's Mudville Grill
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Pub & Restaurant
Gerard A. Falzone,
Attorney at Law
Franks Saloon & Sports
George & Walt's
Grand Oaks Sports
Go Sports Bar
Harry Hartman Insurance Services
Half Moon Bay Brewing
Half Moon Bay RV Park
Henry's Sports Bar/
Jillians San Francisco
Keller Williams -- Harvey
& Pat Cohen
The Kezar Pub
Kingfish Pub & Cafe
KNBR 680 AM
KGO 810 AM
Koehler Auto Body
Linguini's Pizza & Brew
Livermore Casino Sports
Mad Dog in the Fog
Metropolitan Golf Links
Nickies Bar & Grill
Raiders Booster Club
Oaks Card Club
One Double Oh Seven
Restaurant & Campground
Pasta Pelican Waterfront Restaurant
Pete's 881 Card Room *
Players Sports Pub &
Grill, Fair Oaks
Rancho Sports Bar
Ricky's Sports Theatre &
Rinetti & Co.
Russell Doi, Reverse
Ruth Stroup Insurance
Siegel & Yee
Sports Edition Bar
State Farm, Agent Sharon
H. Woo, Berkeley
Tierney's Sports Bar
Wild Planet Foods
Sports bars we recommend visiting or living in
Abbey Tavern, 4100 Geary Street
The Blue Light, 1979 Union Street
Bus Stop, 1901 Union Street
The Chieftain, 198 5th Street
Danny Coyle's, 668 Haight Street
Dave's, 29 Third Street @ Kearny
Final Final, 2990 Baker @ Lombard
The Holding Company, #2 Embarcadro Center
Il Pirata, 2007 16th Street
Jake's Steaks, 3301 Buchanan Street
Jullian's, 101 4th Street
The Kezar Pub, 770 Stanyan Street
Mad Dog in the Fog, 530 Haight Street
Mucky Duck, 1315 9th Avenue
Nickie's Bar, 466 Haight Street
Players Sports Grill, Pier 39, Buildings L & M
Polo Grounds, 747 3rd Street
Alameda Island Brewing Company, 1716 Park Street, Alameda
Churchward Pub, 1515 Park Street, Alameda
The Cooler, 1517 East 14th Street, San Leandro
Crogan's Montclair, 6101 La Salle Avenue, Oakland
Cue & Brew, 1029 Arnold Drive, #6, Martinez
Dan's Irish Sports Bar, 1524 Civic Street, Walnut Creek
Diamonds Sports Bar & Grill, 77 Hegenberger, Oakland*
Ed's Mudville Grill, 6200 Center Street, Clayton
The Englander Sports Pub, 101 Parrott Street, San Leandro
Evie's, 7138 Village Parkway, Dublin
Faction Brewing, 2501 Monarch Street, Alameda
Fort Green, 736 Washington Street, Oakland
Frank's Saloon, 2014 Marina Blvd., San Leandro
Funky Monkey, 22554 Main Street, Hayward
George & Walt's, 5445 College Avenue, Oakland
Grand Oaks Restaurant, 3701 Grand Avenue, Oakland
Henry's Sports Bar & GastroPub / Hotel Durant, Berkeley
Ivy Room, 860 San Pablo Avenue, Albany
Kingfish, 5227 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland
Linguini's Pizza & Brew, 1508 Park Street, Alameda
Livermore Casino Sports Bar, 3571 First Street, Livermore
Mr. Lucky's Bar & Grill, 1527 Locust Street. Walnut Creek
Oaks Corner, 4099 San Pablo, Emeryville
Otaez Mexican Restaurant, 1619 Webster Street, Alameda
Pasta Pelican, 2455 Mariner Square Drive, Alameda
Pete's Place, 610A San Pablo Avenue, Pinole
Rancho Sports Bar, 3912 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante
Ricky's Sports Grill, 15028 Hesperian Blvd., San Leandro
Sports Edition Bar, Hilton Oakland Airport, Oakland
Stadium Pub, 1420 Lincoln Avenue, Walnut Creek
Tierney's Sports Bar, 540 San Pablo Avenue, Albany
WPLJ's Dance Club, 2112 North Main Street, Walnut Creek
7 Mile House, 2800 Bayshore Blvd.
The American Bull Bar & Grill, 1819 El Camino Real
Knuckles Historical Sports Bar, Hyatt Regency, Burlingame
Capers Eat & Drink, 1710 West Campbell
Players Sports Pub, 4060 Sunrise Blvd.
Half Moon Bay
Cameron's Restaurant Pub & Inn, 1410 South Cabrillo Hwy
Half Moon Bay Brewing Co., 390 Capistrano Road
The Club House Bistro, 1221 Chess Drive
Sundance The Steakhouse, 1921 El Camino Real
Up & Under, 2 West Richmond Avenue
Bay 101 Casino,
1788 North First Street
Britannia Arms, 5027 Almaden Expressway
Britannia Arms, 173 West Santa Clara
Britannia Arms, 1087 De Anza Blvd.
Pete's 881, 721 Lincoln Avenue
One Double Oh Seven Club, 1007 Soquel Avenue
Stars Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway
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