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Ellington shines in 49ers exhibition finale
San Francisco beats the San Diego Chargers 14-12 in final tuneup for NFL season opener
(Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group)
Kawakami: Putting a positive spin on 49ers, Raiders
It's early, so why not throw out a few gauzy, peppy, probably over-optimistic thoughts on some of the teams' recent activities?
M. Thompson II
( Nhat V. Meyer )
Thompson: Imagining a winning 49ers season ... don't laugh
Can the 49ers really be a playoff team this year? Yes, with a little imagination
Week 1 here they come: The Raiders' relatively uneventful (and therefore VERY successful) preseason comes to an end
The best, most important thing for the Raiders about their exhibition finale in Seattle Thursday night?
( Susan Pollard )
Warriors' exhibition opener at SAP Center on October 5
Golden State Warriors will begin their exhibition season by playing the Toronto Raptors on October 5 at SAP Center in San Jose, with the first 10,000 fans getting a Stephen Curry bobblehead in a San Jose Sharks jersey.
Raiders starters watch in preseason finale, a loss to Seahawks
DJ Hayden is the only starter who plays in 31-21 loss; McGloin shines in battle for No. 2 QB job
A's reliever Evan Scribner to miss rest of the season
Oakland A's right-hander Evan Scriber has a torn lat muscle in his right shoulder, and injury that sidelined him for three months in 2011 while pitching for the San Diego Padres.
Giants rocked by Colorado, fall to sixth straight loss
Hot-hitting Gonzalez blasts two homers in Rockies' rout of Giants
Jarryd Hayne closes exhibition season among NFL leaders
Jarryd Hayne's four-game flurry wasn't just fun to watch, it was among the league's most productive.Hayne finished as the NFL s second-leading rusher of the exhibition season, and his 183 yards were only eight behind leader Zach Zenner of the Detroit Lions.
St. Mary's Gaels
Stanford basketball schedule includes Saint Mary's, Texas
Stanford Cardinal basketball team to play at Saint Mary's, host Texas
Cocktail Chronicles: Haberdasher in San Jose
Haberdasher, on San Salvador Street downtown, is the new incarnation of the downtown speakeasy Singlebarrel.
(Ed Crisostomo/The Orange County Register via AP)
'Star Wars' BB-8 droid is an instant hit
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ merchandise unveiling has fans waiting in line outside stores.