Oakland Athletics No. 1 draft pick Kyler Murray is not shy of comparisons

OAKLAND — Several weeks ago, baseball super-agent Scott Boras sat in an airport waiting for a flight. On television was…

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San Francisco Giants drop opener in Los Angeles despite late homer from Pablo Sandoval

After salvaging just one of four games against the tanking Miami Marlins this week, the San Francisco Giants arrived in…

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England’s Frank Turner urges: ‘Make America great again’

British folk-punker Frank Turner could feel the change creeping up on him. After two records revolving around affairs of the…

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Oakland Athletics: Matt Chapman headed to disabled list, A’s to call up Barretto

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said on Friday that third baseman Matt Chapman would head to the disabled…

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Oakland Athletics lose fourth straight, Chris Bassitt throws 102 pitches in four innings

OAKLAND -- Forty-four years ago, almost to the day, Nolan Ryan threw 235 pitches while pitching for the California Angels…

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LiAngelo Ball works out for Golden State Warriors ahead of NBA Draft

OAKLAND -- Controversial forward LiAngelo Ball was one of six NBA Draft prospects to work out for the Golden State…

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Orchestra rings, drama static in SF Symphony’s ‘Boris Godunov’

With booming voices and plentiful political peril, the San Francisco Symphony’s “Boris Godunov” feels oddly unsettling. The semi-staged production of…

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Board of Education president will not seek fourth term, to step down from role in Mayor’s Office

Board of Education President Hydra Mendoza said she will not seek re-election in November for what would be her fourth…

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