Table of Contents

Photo Gallery:
Super Bowl 50, San Francisco 49ers, Bank of the West Classic, Monster Energy Supercross, Stockton Heat, Harlem Globetrotters, Israman Triathlon,  Race Across America

A handy list of games involving San Francisco Bay Area teams and
their dates and times and a Memorable Sports Moment or Sports Pulse
Monday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, Feb. 7
Issue No. 105

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Monday, Feb. 1
Sacramento Kings v. Milwaukee Bucks, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 2
San Jose Sharks @ Anaheim Ducks, 7 p.m.
USF (M) BB v. Menlo College, 7 p.m.
Cal (W) BB @ Stanford, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 3
Golden State Warriors @ Washington Wizards,
     5 p.m.
Sacramento Kings v. Chicago Bulls, 7 p.m.
San Jose Earthquakes @ New England Revolution,
     11:30 a.m. (preseason)
San Jose State (M) BB v. Fresno State, 7 p.m.
San Jose State (W) BB @ Fresno State, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 4
San Jose Sharks @ Columbus Blue Jackets, 5 p.m.
Saint Mary's (M) BB @ BYU, 6 p.m.
UOP (M) BB @ San Diego, 7 p.m.
UC Davis (M) BB @ Cal State Fullerton, 7 p.m.
Sacramento State (M) BB v. Montana, 7:05 p.m.
Santa Clara (W) BB @ USF, 7 p.m.
Saint Mary's (W) BB v. San Diego, 6:30 p.m.
UOP (W) BB v. BYU, 7 p.m.
UC Davis (W) BB @ UC Riverside, 7 p.m.
Sacramento State (W) BB @ Montana, 6 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 5
Sacramento Kings @ Brooklyn Nets, 4:30 p.m.
San Jose Barracuda @ Ontario Reign, 7 p.m.
Stockton Heat @ San Diego Gulls, 7:05 p.m.
CSUEB (M) BB @ Chico State, 7:30 p.m.
Sonoma State (M) BB v. Cal Poly Pomona,
     7:30 p.m.
SF State (M) BB v. Humboldt State, 7:30 p.m.
Cal (W) BB v. Stanford, 7 p.m.
CSUEB (W) BB @ Chico State, 5:30 p.m.
Sonoma State (W) BB v. Cal Poly Pomona, 
     5:30 p.m.
SF State (W) BB v. Humboldt State, 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 6
Golden State Warriors v. Oklahoma City Thunder,
     6 p.m.
San Jose Sharks @ Nashville Predators, 5 p.m.
San Jose Barracuda @ Ontario Reign, 6 p.m.
Stockton Heat @ Bakersfield Condors, 7 p.m.
San Jose Earthquakes @ Houston Dynamo,
     5 p.m. (preseason)
Cal (M) BB v. Stanford, 1 p.m.
Santa Clara (M) BB @ USF, 8 p.m.
Saint Mary's (M) BB@ San Diego, 6 p.m.
UOP (M) BB @ BYU, 1 p.m.
CSUEB (M) BB @ Cal State Stanislaus, 7:30 p.m.
Sonoma State (M) BB v. Humboldt State, 7:30 p.m.
SF State (M) BB v. Cal Poly Pomona, 5:30 p.m.
UC Davis (M) BB @ UC Riverside, 7 p.m.
Fresno State (M) BB v. UNLV, 4 p.m.
Sacramento State (M) BB v. Montana State,
     7:05 p.m.
Saint Mary's (W) BB v. BYU, 1 p.m.
CSUEB (W) BB @ Cal State Stanislaus, 5:30 p.m.
UOP (W) BB v. San Diego, 2 p.m.
Sonoma State (W) BB v. Humboldt State, 5:30 p.m.
SF State (W) BB v. Cal Poly Pomona, 7:30 p.m.
UC Davis (W) BB @ Cal State Fullerton, 4 p.m.
Sacramento State (W) BB @ Montana State,
     1 p.m.
Fresno State (W) BB @ UNLV, 3 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 7
Super Bowl -- Denver Broncos v. Carolina
     Panthers, 3:25 p.m., CBS,  Levi's Stadium,
     Santa Clara
Sacramento Kings @ Boston Celtics, 10 a.m.

Minor League Team Affiliations (Hockey)
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 League
San Jose Giants (San Francisco Giants) --    
     Advanced A, California League
Stockton Ports (Oakland A's) -- Advanced A,
     California League
(BB): Basketball
(M): Men
(W): Women

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: KNBR 680 AM
Oakland A's: 95.7 FM The Game
Oakland Raiders: 95.7 FM The Game,  KFOX
     102.1/98.5 FM
Sacramento Kings: KHTK 1140 AM
Sacramento River Cats: Talk 650 AM KSTE 
San Francisco 49ers: KNBR 680/1050 AM, KGO
     810 AM, KSAN 107.7 FM
San Francisco Giants: KNBR 680 AM
San Jose Barracuda: KDOW 1220 AM
San Jose Earthquakes: 1590 KLIV  AM,
      1370 KZSF AM (Spanish)
San Jose Giants: MiLB Gameday Audio
San Jose SaberCats: KDOW 1220 AM
San Jose Sharks, KFOX 98.5 FM San Jose,
       102.1 FM San Francisco
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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Cover - 2015 Fall
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For Your Viewing Pleasure

SB 50 - 2-1-16 - David Roberts
Under foreboding skies, Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara awaits the world. Over 114.4 million people tuned in to watch Super Bowl 2015, making the game the most-watched broadcast in U.S. history. Experts predict Super Bowl 50 will eclipse this number and CBS plans to have 36 cameras around Levi's Stadium.  Photo by D1 Photo David Roberts.

SB 50 - 2-1-16 - David Roberts
While Super Bowl 50 won't be played until Sunday, Feb. 7, the CBS network and broadcaster of the game is already celebrating. A company executive confirmed that a 30-second Super Bowl ad is selling for as much as $5 million. Photo by D1 Photo David Roberts.

Super Bowl - Levi's Stadium - Kenneth Wong
While Egyptian pharaohs built pyramids, the NFL at Levi's Stadium is not far behind! Photo by Kenneth Wong.

SB 50 - 2-1-16 - David Roberts
A sportscaster leans forward to check his lines in front of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, the epicenter for the sports world for one more week. Photo by D1 Photo David Roberts.

49ers - 1-20-16 - Michael Zagaris
Since new San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly (center) was introduced by owner Jed York (left) and general manager Trent Baalke (right) on Jan. 20, the new coaching staff has been assembled and includes Curtis Modkins as offensive coordinator and Jim O'Neil as defensive coordinator. Long time running backs coach Tom Rathman will also remain on the staff. Photo by Michael Zagaris.

Triton Museum - 1-30-16 - Kenneth Wong
The Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara is hosting Pro Football Hall of Fame's largest traveling exhibition -- Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The exhibit features hundreds of artifacts from the Hall of Fame's collection and presents the story of professional football. The exhibit runs though April 3.
Photo by Kenneth Wong.

Bank of the West - 2016 - Ed Jay
Serena Williams (left) and Angelique Kerber are regular participants at the Bank of the West Classic, to be played at Stanford on July 18-24. (Kerber was the champion in 2015 and Williams in 2014.) Kerber and Williams continue to face each other, with Kerber winning the Australian Open singles title on Saturday, defeating Williams in a thrilling final, 6-4 3-6 6-4.  Photos by Ed Jay.

Monster Supercross - 1-30-16 - Rich Yee
In seemingly unrelenting waves, airborne riders fly through the skies, touching earth only long enough to leap into the night again. These high-flying racers were part of the Monster Energy Supercross at Coliseum in Oakland on Saturday night. Photo by Rich Yee.

Monster Supercross - 1-30-16 - Rich Yee
Red Bull KTM rider Ryan Dungey of Clermont, Fla., picked up 25 points in Round 4 to retain his first place position. Dungey leads the 450SX 2016 Rider Point Standings with 97, while in second place is Jason Anderson with 75. The Monster Energy Supercross next moves to Phoenix, Ariz. for Round 5 on Feb. 6. Photo by Rich Yee.

Monster Supercross - 1-30-16 - Rich Yee
Points leader Ryan Dungey (center) took center stage again in Oakland on Saturday night at the Monster Energy Supercross. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.

Stockton Heat - 1-30-16 - Jack Lima
Derek Grant (27) of the Stockton Heat scores his first of two goals in a 4-2 win over the Bakersfield Condors on Saturday at the Stockton Arena. Next home game for the Heat is the Ontario Reign on Feb. 13, with the first 500 children 12-and-under receiving a bobblehead.  Photo by Jack Lima.

Stockton Heat - 1-30-16 - Jack Lima
Stockton Heat team captain Turner Elson is seen in the team's new alternate black jersey. Photo by Jack Lima.

Globetrotters - 1-23-16 - Rich Yee
Gone, but not soon forgotten. The Harlem Globetrotters completed their swing though the San Francisco Bay Area last weekend, entertaining adoring fans and bringing smiles to all in attendance. Here an audience spectator, much to his surprise, literally gets swept off his feet. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Rich Yee.

1-29-16 -Larry Rosa
The Israman Garmin Eilat triathlon took place on Jan. 29 in the southern most point in Israel and features a unique backdrop, with participants from all over the world competing in the 113k (half) and 226k (full) distance. Photo by Larry Rosa.

1-29-16 - Larry Rosa
The bike course climbs through the Eilat Mountains, which border Egypt. The races take place in Eilat, the setting of the story of Moses parting the Red Sea. Photo by Larry Rosa.

1-29-16 - Larry Rosa
Competitors bike through the scenic, yet barren landscape at the Israman triathlon at Eilat, Israel on Jan. 29. Photo by Larry Rosa.

1-29-16 - Larry Rosa
Riders are often alone with their thoughts and nature.

1-29-16 - Larry Rosa
The Israman triathlon is a brutal, punishing competition which takes athletes on a 13k descent out of the mountains, with views 1000 feet above the Red Sea. Photo by Larry Rosa.

1-29-16 - Larry Rosa
The 226k bike course has over 10,000 feet of climbing and the 113k course has 6,000 feet of climbing. Photo by Larry Rosa.

1-29-16 - Larry Rosa
The Eilat Mountains make the Israman triathlon one of the most challenging courses in the world. Photo by Larry Rosa.

RAAM - 2-1-16 - Vic
A Dane in America -- In recent years there have been a number of Danish riders in the Race Across America, most notably Peter Sandholt, who took third in the Under Age 50 category last year. Sandholt finished the 3,000 mile race from Oceanside, Calif., to Annapolis, Md., in 9 days, 20 hours and 48 minutes . Photo credit: Vic Armijo / RAAM Media

Cover - Fall 2015

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   Odds to win Super Bowl 50
The Carolina Panthers, led by quarterback Cam Newton, are favored by as many as 5.5-points over the Denver Broncos, led by quarterback Peyton Manning, on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7. Kickoff is set for 3:25 p.m. on CBS.

Sports Pulse
The Believers - 2-2016
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2016 Super Bowl Breakfast, Feb. 6
The 29 th annual NFL-sanctioned Super Bowl Breakfast is coming to the Bay Area!  It will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 8 a.m. at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco.
Tony Dungy, Brent Jones, Benjamin Watson, Tim Brown, Jerry Kramer, Roger Staubach, Mike Ditka and others will be on hand to celebrate Super Bowl 50!
The Super Bowl Breakfast features the presentation of the  Bart Starr Award to a current NFL player, voted on by his peers, for outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field and in the community. Winners in recent years include Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees. Highlights of the program will include interviews with Super Bowl players via video, exciting NFL Films highlights, interviews, humor, personal stories, testimonies and a faith-based message.
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Super Fan Chase, Feb. 3-6, 2016
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Adamo Golf

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Airport Area Business

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Alameda Advertising

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The American Bull Bar

Artichoke Joe's

Bay 101 Casino

Bay Area Spine Care

Black Oak Casino

The Blue Light

Britannia Arms,


Britannia Arms,


Britannia Arms,

     De Anza

Bus Stop

Caledonian Games

California Grand Casino

Cameron's Restaurant

     Pub & Inn

Capers Eat & Drink

The Chieftain

Churchward Pub

The Club House Bistro

Dr. Michelle Cleere

Courtyard by Marriott,


Crogan's Montclair

Cue & Brew

Danny Coyle's


Dr. Alex DeVigal, D.D.S.

Diamond Sports Bar &


East Bay Computer


Eco Framing

Ed Jay Photography

Ed's Mudville Grill

El Pollo


The Englander Sports

      Pub & Restaurant

EON Technologies


Gerard A. Falzone,

     Attorney at Law

FamFest 2015


Fast Signs

First Choice


Franks Saloon & Sports


Freeman Insurance


Funky Monkey

George & Walt's

Grand Oaks Sports


Go Sports Bar

Harry Hartman Insurance Services

Half Moon Bay Brewing


Half Moon Bay RV Park

      & Campground

Hotel Durant

Il Pirata

Jake's Steaks

Jillians San Francisco

Juan's Place

Keller Williams -- Harvey

     & Pat Cohen

The Kezar Pub

Kingfish Pub & Cafe


KGO 810 AM

Knuckles Historical
    Sports Bar

Koehler Auto Body

Linguini's Pizza & Brew

Livermore Casino Sports


Mad Dog in the Fog

Metropolitan Golf Links

McCovey's Restaurant

Minami Sushi

Mr. Plastic

Mucky Duck

Nickies Bar & Grill

Oakland Moose Lodge


Oakland Raiders Booster Club

Oaks Card Club

Oaks Corner

One Double Oh Seven


Orozco's Tires

Otaez Mexican


Pacific Coast Brewing


Party Green

Pasta Pelican Waterfront Restaurant

Patriot House

Pete's 881 Card Room *


Pete's Place

Players Sports Pub &

     Grill, Fair Oaks

Rames Consulting

Rancho Sports Bar


Ricky's Sports Theatre &


Rinetti & Co.

Russell Doi, Reverse

     Mortgage Consultant

Ruth Stroup Insurance


San Mateo Jockey Club

Siegel & Yee

Sports Edition Bar

Stadium Pub

Stars Recreation Center

Sundance The


Tierney's Sports Bar

Toyota Material


Visit Oakland

Waterfront Hotel

Wild Planet Foods



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For Your Viewing Pleasure, Part II
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San Jose Barracuda 1 v. Ontario Reign 2, Jan. 23. Photos by Darren Yamashita

Saint Mary's Gaels (M) BB 70 v. Gonzaga 67, Jan. 21, 2016. Photos by Darren Yamashita.

Stanford (M) BB v. 57 Arizona 71, Jan. 21, 2016, Photos by Rich Yee.

San Jose Sharks 3 v. Ottawa Senators 4, Jan. 18, 2016. Photos by Rich Yee.
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Harlem Globetrotters at Oracle Arena, Jan. 16, 2016. Photos by Rich Yee.

San Jose State (W) Gymnastics v. Sacramento State, Jan. 15, 2016. Photos by Kenneth Wong.

Stanford (M) Wrestling v. Utah Valley, Jan. 15, 2016. Photos by Rich Yee.
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CSUEB (M) BB 43 vs. UC San Diego 64, Jan. 15, 2016. Photos by Darren Yamashita.
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CSUEB (W) BB 54 vs. UC San Diego 56,  Jan. 15, 2016. Photos by Darren Yamashita.

Golden State Warriors 111 vs. Miami Heat 103, Jan. 11, 2016. Photos by Rich Yee.

Cal Bears (W) BB 79 vs. Utah Utes 84, Jan. 10, 2016. Photos by Darren Yamashita. 

Professional Bull Riders at Oracle Arena, Jan. 9, 2016. Photos by Ed Jay.

San Jose Sharks 7 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0, Jan. 9, 2016. Photos by Darren Yamashita.

San Jose Barracuda 6 vs. San Antonio Rampage 4. Jan. 9, 2016. Photos by Darren Yamashita.
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Charles Woodson Tribute. Jan. 3, 2016. Photos by Ed Jay.

Brazen Racing -- New Year's Day Race. Jan. 1, 2016. Photos by Rich Yee.

Cal 79 (M) BB v. Colorado 65. Jan. 1, 2016. Photos by Darren Yamashita.

Oakland Raiders Booster Club -- Charles Woodson. Dec. 28, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.

Cal 86 (M) BB v. Davidson 60. Dec. 28, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers.

San Jose Barracuda 1 v. Charlotte Checkers 4. Dec. 28, 2015. Photos by Darren Yamashita.

Cal Bears (W) BB 108 vs. UCLA Bruins, 104. Dec. 21, 2015. Photos by Darren Yamashita.

Oakland Raiders 20, Green Bay Packers 30. Dec. 20, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.

Cal Bears 84, Coppin State Eagles 51. Dec. 19, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers.

San Francisco 49ers NFL Alumni Holiday Festival. Dec. 16, 2015. Photos by Ann Cooke.

Oakland Raiders and the Donald Penn Foundation, Shop with a Jock. Dec. 14, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.

Stanford Cardinal 64, Dartmouth Big Green 50. Dec. 12, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.

Oakland Raiders at Southland Mall in Hayward. Dec. 7, 2015. Photos by Larry Rosa.

Oakland Raiders 20, Kansas City 34. Dec. 6, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.

Stanford Cardinal 41, USC 22. Pac-12 Championship Game, Dec. 5, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst.

Warriors Dance Team Calendar Release Party. Nov. 30, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.
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San Francisco 49ers 13 vs. Arizona Cardinals 19. Nov. 29, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.

San Jose Barracuda 2 v. Texas Stars 3. Nov. 29, 2015. Photos by Darren Yamashita

Quarry Turkey Run. Nov. 28, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.

Cal Bears 48 vs. Arizona State 46. Nov. 28, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers

Nitro Turkey Run, Brazen Racing. Nov. 26, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.

Oakland Raiders offensive lineman donate turkeys. Nov. 23, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.

Cal Bears 22 v. Stanford Cardinal 35, The Big Game. Nov. 21. Photos by Kenny Karst

Oakland Raiders 14 vs. Minnesota Vikings 30. Nov. 15, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.

Stanford Cardinal 36 v. Oregon Ducks 38. Nov. 14, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst.
Cal Bears 54 v. Oregon State Beavers 24. Nov. 14, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers.

Arise FC. Nov. 14, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.

Santa Cruz Warriors 104 v. Bakersfield Jam 87. Nov. 13, 2015. Photos by Kenneth Wong.

San Francisco 49ers 17 v. Atlanta Falcons 16. Nov. 8, 2015. Photos by Kenneth Wong.

San Jose Barracuda 2 v. Bakersfield Condors 6. Nov. 8, 2015. Photos by Darren Yamashita.

Stanford Cardinal 42 v. Colorado Buffaloes 10. Nov. 7, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst.

Cal Rugby Championship. Nov. 7-8, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers.

Oakland Raiders 34 vs. New York Jets 20. Nov. 1. Photos by Ed Jay.

Cal Bears 21 v. USC Trojans 27. October 31, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers.

NFL Town Hall Meeting. October 29, 2015. Photos by Larry Rosa

San Jose Sharks 1 vs. Nashville Predators 2. October 28, 2015. Photos by Kenneth Wong.

Let's Go 510 Race. Oct. 25, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.

San Francisco 49ers 3 vs. Seattle Seahawks 20. October 22, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst.

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Sports bars we recommend visiting or living in


Below is a list of sports bars we recommend for all your sports viewing needs. Each is a worthy institution and they have the added distinction of also being longtime Ultimate Sports Guide advertisers. When you stop in, please extend our thanks.


San Francisco

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


East Bay

Brennan's Restaurant, 4th & University, Berkeley

Churchward Pub, 1515 Park Street, Alameda

City Beach, 4020 Technology Place, Fremont

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, 101 Parrott Street, San Leandro  

Evie's, 7138 Village Parkway, Dublin

Francesco's Restaurant, 8520 Pardee Drive, 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

Go Sports Bar, 736 Washington Street, Oakland

Ivy Room, 860 San Pablo Avenue, Albany

Kingfish, 5227 Claremont, Oakland

Linguini's Pizza & Brew, 1508 Park Street, Alameda

Livermore Casino Sports Bar, 3571 First Street, Livermore

McCovey's Restaurant, 1444 N. California, Walnut Creek

Mr. Lucky's Bar & Grill, 1527 Locust Street. Walnut Creek

Oakland Moose Club, 690 Hegenberger Road

Oaks Corner, 4099 San Pablo, Emeryville

Otaez Mexican Restaurant, 1619 Webster Street, Alameda

Pacific Coast Brewing Co., 906 Washington Street, Oakland

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   


Fair Oaks

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


Foster City 

The Club House Bistro, 1221 Chess Drive  


Palo Alto 

Sundance The Steakhouse, 1921 El Camino Real


Point Richmond

Up & Under, 2 West Richmond Avenue   


San Jose 

Bay 101 Casino, 1801 Bering Drive

Britannia Arms, 5027 Almaden Expressway

Britannia Arms, 173 West Santa Clara

Britannia Arms, 1087 De Anza Blvd.    


San Rafael 

Pete's 881, 721 Lincoln Avenue


Santa Clara

City Beach, 2911 Mead Avenue


Santa Cruz 

One Double Oh Seven Club, 1007 Soquel Avenue    



Stars Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway

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