A handy list of photo albums and games involving San Francisco Bay Area teams and their dates and 
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Monday, July 4 through Sunday, July 10, 2016
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Stanford - 7-4-16 - Kenny Karst
Stanford Cardinal head coach David Shaw leads his team onto the field with Old Glory waving proudly prior to a football game last year at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto.

Game Day - 3-31-16
Henry's Sports Bar is Berkeley's best place to catch all the games on 13 TVs, including the 108" Big Screen TV. We have all the Sports Packages and Sports Channels, including the Pac-12 Network. From baseball to soccer / futbol, to the Rio Olympics to Cal Athletics, come to Henry's for great local and regional craft brews, FAN-tastic food and great times with your friends at Berkeley's Best Sports Bar and GastroPub. Henry's is located in the Hotel Durant, just steps away from UC Berkeley, Zellerbach Hall, and the Greek Theater. Monday Night Baseball specials! Watch the Giants and A's and all baseball teams and get ready to SCOOOOOOORE! with the biggest soccer matches of the year at Henry's Sports Bar and GastroPub, 2600 Durant Street, Berkeley, 94704! (510) 809-4132.

Kevin Durant - 7-4-16
Welcome, Kevin Durant!
DYNASTY! Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant has just agreed to sign a two-year deal with the Golden State Warriors for $54.3 million. The Dubs are now the definitive favorite to win the NBA Championship for the next several years.

Sonoma Raceway - 7-4-16 - Kenny Karst
This week's featured NASCAR driver from the Toyota/Save Mart 350 is Dale Earnhardt Jr., who poses here for a photo as he is introduced to the crowd before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, June 26. "Junior" finished 11th in a field of 40 drivers in the same lap as race winner Tony Stewart.
© 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

Sonoma Raceway - 7-4-16 - Kenny Karst
The #88 Chevrolet SS of NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., as seen on pit lane before the start of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, June 26.
© 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

Sonoma Raceway - 7-4-16 - Kenny Karst
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. powers his #88 Chevrolet SS through Turn #2 of the road course at Sonoma Raceway during the early laps of the Toyota/Save Mart 350.
© 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

Sonoma Raceway - 7-4-16 - Kenny Karst
During the latter laps of the Toyota/Save Mart 350, Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets right-side air as he comes through Turn #4 at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, June 26.
© 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

A's - 7-3-16 - Rich Yee
The Oakland A's would lose to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, July 3, by a score of 6-3, but broken bats occurred throughout the game. Above, A's catcher Matt McBride's shatters his bat at the handle. Photo by Rich Yee.

Oakland A's 7-3-16 - Rich Yee
A's second baseman Tyler Ladendorf rounds third base in the seventh inning, headed for the plate but would be reigned in by third base coach Tommy Reynolds. Ladendorf languished at third and failed to score, underscoring the lack of timely A's hits in Sunday's 6-3 lost to Pittsburgh. Photo by Rich Yee.

A's - 7-3-16 - Rich Yee
Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder Josh Harrison wasted no time heading for plate, tying the game at 3-3 in the sixth inning. Pittsburgh would score another run in the inning and would keep their lead for good. Photo by Rich Yee.

Oakland A's - 7-16 - Zagaris
Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen scores just ahead of pitcher Sonny Gray's tag on a passed ball as the visitors beat the Oakland A's 7-1 at the Coliseum on Friday night, July 1. The Pirates would sweep their hosts in the three-game series. Photo by Michael Zagaris.

A's - Andrew Ward - 6-16 - Michael Zagaris
Drawing star power to Oakland sporting events of late has been a piece of cake and above, Oakland light heavyweight champion Andre Ward throws out first pitch the evening of June 30, as the Oakland A's hosted the San Francisco Giants. But Ward's ring prowess could not help the A's as they fell to the Giants, 12-6. 

San Francisco Giants - 7-4-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt in the on-deck circle during a recent game at AT&T Park in San Francisco. The "Baby Giraffe," who is batting a respectable .297 with 10 home runs to date in 2016, signed a five-year contract
extension in April, good through 2021.
 © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.
A's - Giants - 6-30-16 - Darren Yamashita
Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien rounds the bases after hitting a home run off of San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner in the first inning.
Buster Posey - 6-30-16 - Darren Yamashita
Giants catcher Buster Posey connects for a 3-run home run during San Francisco's 12-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum on Thursday, June 30. Photo by Darren Yamashita.
Giants v. A's - 6-30-16 - Darren Yamashita
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner breaks his bat during his seventh inning plate appearance against the Oakland A's in Thursday game. Bumgarner became the first starting pitcher since 1976 to be intentionally penciled in to bat instead of a designated hitter in an American League park.
49ers - 7-4-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers defensive line coach Scott Brown (right) talks to defensive tackle Tony Jerod-Eddie on the sidelines during a 2015 game. Brown is in his fourth year as the DL coach, having spent 36 years coaching at the collegiate level, most recently with Arizona State University in 2011. The Niners' first pre-season game is on Sunday, August 14 against the Houston Texans at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
 © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

49ers - 7-4-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush cheerleader Jessa dances on the field at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara during halftime festivities in 2015.  
 © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

Karl Joseph -- Ed Jay - 7-5-16
Karl Joseph, the first round draft pick by the Oakland Raiders, was known as the Hitman during his West Virginia University days. With the retirement of future Pro Football Hall Of Famer Charles Woodson, the Raiders are hoping that Joseph will be a strong presence at the safety position.

(Left) The front door of the newly refurbished Tracey's Place of Hope in Loomis, Calif., is  now open. On Thursday afternoon, June 30, a Grand Opening Ceremony was held before a large crowd of well-wishers and supporters to commemorate the special event. Over $500,000 was raised for the project from Biletnikoff Foundation donors, partners and friends. (Top right) Fred Biletnikoff addresses the many benefactors responsible for restoring Tracey's Place of Hope, a refuge for teenage girls. (Below right) NFL Hall of Famer Biletnikoff was interviewed prior to the ribbon cutting by Oakland Raiders TV.
(Insert) Principal Angela Biletnikoff. 
Photos by Ann Cooke.

Ed Jay - 7-4-16 - Raiders
Raiderette Alyssa will once again bring her winning smile to the field during the 2016 Oakland Raiders season. Photo by Ed Jay.

Pro rugby - 7-3-16 - Darren Yamashita
San Francisco Rush center Orene Ai'i looks for running room as Sacramento Express wing Cody Jerabek closes in during the Pro Rugby league match in San Francisco. Photo by Darren Yamashita.

Pro Rugby - 7-3-16 - Darren Yamashita
Sacramento Express number eight (and USA national team member) Langilangi Haupeakui eludes the tackle of San Francisco Rush fullback Martini Talapusi to score a second half try. The Express defeated the Rush, 43-19. Photo by Darren Yamashita.

Pro Rugby - 7-3-16 - Darren Yamashita
Bill Fukofuka of the San Francisco Rush is tackled near the goal line by Mirco Bergamasco of the Sacramento Express.  Fukofuka was able to power into the try zone shortly after to score the third try of the match for the Rush. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Darren Yamashita.

Amgen Tour riders - 7-16 - Ed Jay
Pictured competing against each other earlier this year in the Amgen Tour of California, Peter Sagan (left) has just won stage two of the Tour de France and claimed the race leader's yellow jersey. Sagan narrowly beat out
Julian Alaphilippe (right)  for the stage win.

AVP - 6-26-16 - Ed Jay
The AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) Tour returned to the Bay Area after a seven-year hiatus over the weekend of June 24-26. Above, Lane Carico serves on the main court. San Francisco was one of the final stops before volleyball
moves to the Rio Olympics.

Kerri Walsh Jennings will once again represent the USA in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Standing 6 foot, 3 inches tall, the imposing Santa Clara native has won Olympic gold in 2004, 2008 and 2012. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page
and be sure to LIKE us.

Cal Student-Athletes
We continue a new series of regular reports on promising Cal athletes for our readers, authored by one of their very own, Nicole Henriksson. Nicole is a talented third-year double major (Political Science/American Studies) student who still finds time to excel on UC Berkeley's field hockey team and compile profiles of her fellow student-athletes. 
We are sure you will enjoy them.

Nicole - 7-5-16
Stanford - 7-4-16 - Kenny Karst
Stanford Cardinal junior fullback Daniel Marx celebrates a touchdown by running back Barry Sanders (not pictured) against the USC Trojans in September 2015 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.  Once again, Marx will serve as a blocking back in 2016 for presumed Heisman Trophy candidate running back Christian McCaffrey.  The Cardinals' first game this season  is against the Kansas State Wildcats on Friday,
September 2  at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto.
© 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.
FlameThrowers - 6-26-16 - Ron Sellers
Fancy footwork on display! But not quite good the San Francisco FlameThrowers (in dark jerseys) defeated the San Diego Growlers 29-24 on Sunday, June 26. The game was tightly contested for three quarters before the FlameThrowers found their rhythm and pulled away from their SoCal foe. The FlameThrowers record stands at an impressive 10-3 and their last regular season game is Saturday afternoon, July 9, when they host the San Jose Spiders at the Laney College in Oakland at 6 p.m. 
To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.
USA Rugby - 6-18-16 = Darren Yamashita
USA Men's Eagles flanker Todd Clever breaks into the clear with a full head of steam and rumbles deep into Russian territory. The USA would rout Russia, 25-0, in their match of June 18, played at Bonney Field in Sacramento. Clever played in his 68th game for the USA Men's Eagles, setting the all-time record for appearances. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.
Photo by Darren Yamashita.
Kenna Turner - 7-4-16 - Kenneth Wong
Former San Francisco 49ers players Jerry Rice (left) and Bubba Paris exchange a warm handshake during the putting contest at the 21st annual Keena Turner Golf Tournament held Monday, June 21, at the Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. 

Monday, July 4 through Sunday, July 10
Monday, July 4
San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies,
     1:05 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Minnesota Twins, 11:10 a.m.
San Jose Giants v. Modesto Bees, 6:30 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Fresno Grizzlies,
     6:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Lake Elsinore Storm, 6:30 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Memphis Redbirds, 6:35 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Pittsburg Diamonds, 1 p.m.
Tuesday, July 5
San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies,
     7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Minnesota Twins, 5:10 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Modesto Bees, 6:30 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Fresno Grizzlies,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Lake Elsinore Storm, 7:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Memphis Redbirds, 7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Vallejo Admirals, 6:35 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. Sonoma Stompers, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6
San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies,
     7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Minnesota Twins, 10:10 a.m.
Sacramento Republic FC v. Real Monarchs SLC,
     8 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Modesto Bees, 7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Fresno Grizzlies,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Lake Elsinore Storm, 7:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Memphis Redbirds, 7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Vallejo Admirals, 6:35 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. Sonoma Stompers, 7 p.m.
Thursday, July 7
Oakland A's @ Houston Astros, 5:10 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Modesto Bees, 7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Tacoma Rainiers,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Lake Elsinore Storm, 7:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. New Orleans Zephyrs,
     7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Vallejo Admirals, 6:35 p.m.
Friday, July 8
San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks,
     7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Houston Astros, 5:10 p.m.
San Jose Earthquakes v. FC Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Stockton Ports, 7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Tacoma Rainiers,
     7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. New Orleans Zephyrs,
     7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Pittsburg Diamonds,
     7:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Vallejo Admirals, 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 9
San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks,
     1:05 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Houston Astros, 1:10 p.m.
San Francisco FlameThrowers v. San Jose Spiders,
     6 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Stockton Ports, 5 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Tacoma Rainiers,
     7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. New Orleans Zephyrs,
     7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Pittsburg Diamonds, 6 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Vallejo Admirals, 5 p.m.
Sunday, July 10
San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks,
     5 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Houston Astros, 11:10 a.m.
San Jose Giants v. Stockton Ports, 5 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Tacoma Rainiers,
     1:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. New Orleans Zephyrs, 
     1:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Pittsburg Diamonds,
     12 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Vallejo Admirals, 5 p.m.
Golf Tournaments

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) -- Class A
      Advanced Affiliate, California League
Stockton Ports (Oakland A's) -- Class A
     Advanced Affiliate,  California League
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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
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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: 1590 KLIV  AM,
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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)
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Stockton Ports: KWSX 1280 AM
UC Davis football: KTHK 1140 AM
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Co-authors Lou Campanelli (left) and Dave Newhouse at their book signing at Barnes & Noble bookstore in Emeryville earlier
this year.
Dave Newhouse - Fred Fassett
Co-author Dave Newhouse spoke to the Berkeley Breakfast Club on June 10, in the company of Fred Fassett, CEO of Minuteman Press.

Dare to Dream
Dare to Dream: How James Madison University Became Coed and Shocked the Basketball World
By Lou Campanelli
and Dave Newhouse
Former Cal basketball coach Lou Campanelli and local veteran sportswriter Dave Newhouse have co-authored a book chronicling Campanelli's accomplishments as a successful collegiate basketball coach. Campanelli started in 1972, when he arrived at a small teachers college known as Madison College in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. The name was changed to James Madison University and Lou built the basketball program into national prominence before coming to Cal and returning the Bears program into a Pac-10 winner.
Co-author Dave Newhouse will be making the following appearances: Saturday, June 25, Castro Valley Library, 2 p.m. (general author talk); Saturday, July 23, Montclair Library, Oakland, 3 p.m. (general author talk).
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We hope to see many young boys and girls this summer at De La Salle High School.

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San Francisco 49ers Preseason Schedule
Date                       Opponent                        Time          TV
Sun., Aug. 14       Houston Texans            4 p.m.     KPIX 5
Sat., Aug. 20        @ Denver Broncos       6 p.m.     KPIX 5
Fri,, Aug. 26          Green Bay Packers      7 p.m.     KPIX 5
Thur., Sep. 1         San Diego Chargers    7 p.m.     KPIX 5
San Francisco 49ers Season Schedule
Week      Date         Opponent                        Time           TV
1   Mon., Sept. 12   Los Angeles Rams     7:20 p.m.   ESPN
2   Sun., Sept.  18  @ Carolina Panthers   10 a.m.      FOX
3   Sun, Sept. 25    @ Seattle Seahawks   1:05 p.m.   FOX
4   Sun., Oct. 2        Dallas Cowboys           1:25 p.m.   FOX
5   Thurs., Oct. 6     Arizona Cardinals         5:25 p.m.  
6*  Sun., Oct. 16    @ Buffalo Bills                10 a.m.       FOX
7*  Sun., Oct. 23    Tampa Bay Bucs             1:05 p.m.   FOX
8*  Sun., Oct. 30    BYE Week
9*  Sun., Nov. 6     New Orleans Saints        1:05 p.m.   FOX
10*  Sun., Nov. 13   @ Arizona Cardinals    1:25 p.m.   FOX
11*  Sun., Nov. 20   New England Patriots   1:25 p.m.   CBS
12*  Sun., Nov. 27   @ Miami Dolphins         10 a.m.      FOX
13*  Sun., Dec. 4     @ Chicago Bears          10 a.m.      FOX
14*  Sun., Dec. 11   New York Jets                1:05 p.m.   CBS
15*  Sun., Dec. 18   @ Atlanta Falcons        1:05 p.m.   FOX
16    Sat., Dec. 24    @ Los Angeles Rams  1:25 p.m.   FOX
17*   Sun., Jan. 1     Seattle Seahawks         1:25 p.m.   FOX
 All times Pacific
*  Beginning with Week 6 and excluding Week 16, 49ers kickoff times are eligible to be "flexed" into the Sunday-night window.
Oakland Raiders Preseason Schedule
Date                     Opponent                        Time        TV
Fri., Aug. 12        @ Arizona Cardinals     7 p.m.   KTVU/KICU
Thurs., Aug. 18   @ Green Bay Packers   5 p.m.   KTVU/KICU
Sat., Aug. 27        Tennessee Titans           5 p.m.   CBS
Thurs., Sept. 1     Seattle Seahawks          7 p.m.   KTVU/KICU

Oakland Raiders Season Schedule
Week      Date        Opponent                          Time            TV     
1   Sun., Sept. 11   @ New Orleans Saints   10 a.m.        FOX
2   Sun., Sept. 18    Atlanta Falcons                1:25 p.m.    CBS
3   Sun., Sept. 25   @ Tennessee Titans       10 a.m.       CBS
4   Sun., Oct. 2      @ Baltimore Ravens         10 a.m.       CBS
5*  Sun., Oct. 9      San Diego Chargers         1:25 p.m.    CBS
6*  Sun., Oct. 16   Kansas City Chiefs             1:05 p.m.    CBS
7*  Sun., Oct. 23   @ Jacksonville Jaguars     10 a.m.      CBS
8*  Sun., Oct. 30   @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 a.m.     CBS
9*  Sun., Nov. 6     Denver Broncos                   5:30 p.m.   NBC
10*   BYE Week
11*   Mon., Nov. 21  Houston Tex. (Mex. City)   5:30 p.m. ESPN
12*   Sun., Nov. 27   Carolina Panthers           1:25 p.m.    CBS
13*   Sun., Dec. 4     Buffalo Bills                       1:05 p.m.    CBS
14*   Thurs., Dec. 8  @ Kansas City Chiefs      5:25 p.m.
15*  Sun., Dec. 18   @ San Diego Chargers  1:25 p.m.    CBS
16    Sat., Dec. 24     Indianapolis Colts           1:05 p.m.    CBS
17    Sun., Jan. 1      @ Denver Broncos          1:25 p.m.    CBS
All times Pacific
* Subject to change due to flexible scheduling.

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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

Henry's Sports Bar & GastroPub / Hotel Durant, Berkeley

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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