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Kawakami: Harbaugh buzzes back into town for Super Bowl
Jim Harbaugh, the ousted 49ers coach, came back to the Bay Area, bigger and rowdier than ever.
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Purdy: Raiders' future clearly not a priority for Goodell
The Raiders' future in Oakland hangs in the balance. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell cares a whole lot more about a whole lot of other things.
M. Thompson II
Thompson: Warriors' Curry, Panthers' Newton are kindred spirits
It almost feels as if fate brought Stephen Curry and Cam Newton to this weekend. Their friendship has been forged through a host of similarities, two underdogs driven to make the world remember them. They have so many similarities that their connection was natural.
Cal basketball: Bears hope they're safe at home vs. Stanford
Cal returns to its safe haven of Haas Pavilion on Saturday afternoon for a 1 pm tipoff (ESPN2) against rival Stanford.
Warriors-Thunder recap from 2014-15
The Warriors won three of four meetings with the Oklahoma City Thunder last season but dropped the last of those games. They square off Saturday for the first time in more than a year:
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Goodell makes it official: Raiders to 'host' Texans in Mexico City
Owner Mark Davis says a Raiders home game in Mexico makes sense because the team's sizeable Hispanic fan base.
Was Joe Kapp the most colorful Bay Area QB ever?
Los Gatos resident Joe Kapp, 77, has had one of the most colorful careers of any Bay Area quarterback.
Guest commentary: Residents must be involved in any stadium deal with Raiders, A's
San Francisco is beaming with pride as the site for the Super Bowl. On our side of the bay, we are proud, too -- for our Oakland teams, but also for the pride we take in our good union jobs at the Coliseum and Oracle Arena and for the East Oakland neighborhood surrounding the stadiums.
Photos: San Francisco Giants star Brandon Crawford buys sprawling spring training home
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford has purchased a $1.6 million property in Scottsdale, Ariz., reports Realtor.
NFL highlights Oakland nonprofit's mission to raise awareness for foster youth during Super Bowl 50
A group of NFL players and celebrities are using Super Bowl 50 to raise awareness for foster youth issues. They are working with Oakland-based nonprofit First Place for Youth, which also received a $500,000 'game-changer' grant from the NFL's Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, to launch a 'When I was 18' campaign.
St. Mary's Gaels
College basketball: Loss to BYU knocks Saint Mary's men out of first
Chase Fischer scored 19 points, Kyle Collinsworth added 17, and BYU knocked Saint Mary's out of first place in the West Coast Conference with a 70-59 victory Thursday night in Provo, Utah.
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Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade
The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7
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Susan Sarandon fires back at Piers Morgan for bra-shaming
Susan Sarandon, Piers Morgan and everyone else on Twitter is in uproar over his fit over her cleavage-revealing bra ensemble at SAG Awards.