The South Florida clinic that has rocked the baseball world this spring reportedly has five more professional baseball players as its clients. Read More
The Golden State Warriors may be on the verge of coming back to San Francisco, according to media reports.
An unnamed source told ESPN on Sunday that the team wants to make the move.
“We’re not prepared to make any announcements at this time,” Warriors spokesman Raymond Ridder told The Examiner on Monday morning. Asked when an announcement could be expected, Ridder responded, “I don’t know how soon something could happen. It could be days, or weeks, or whatever.” Read More
ESPN has fired one employee and suspended another for using the same racist word in connection to New York Knicks’ guard Jeremy Lin.In both cases, an employee used the word “chink” in reference to Lin, a Palo Alto native of Chinese descent. Read More
Several “Vick-tim” pooches are bringing their ESPN stardom to Pacifica this weekend.
Three survivors of star NFL quarterback Michael Vick’s dog fighting ring will make an appearance at the canine boutique AnnaBee’s on Saturday.
The canine celebrities — named Johnny Justice, Teddles and Uba — will pose for photos and offer paw-print autographs to fans, organizers said. Read More
The 49ers’ 20-3 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday night was overshadowed by two power outages at Candlestick Park that could certainly bolster the team’s desire to move to Santa Clara. Read More
For more than a decade now, as an avid sports fan and member of the sports media, I’ve chronicled in print many of the changes at ESPN that have made the network older and more tired than a Chris Berman player nickname. Read More
The kids aren’t all right, says Stephen Strasburg. And the top pick of the 2009 MLB draft isn’t happy about it.
Taking in the televised Little League World Series between rehab starts for the Washington Nationals’ Class-A affiliate following Tommy John surgery, Strasburg watched a 12-year-old from New Mexico flip his bat and pose following a three-run homer. Read More
The Warriors are scheduled to open their season Nov. 2 in a nationally televised game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Oracle Arena. Read More
San Jose resident Joey Chestnut has done it again, downing 62 hot dogs to win Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest at New York’s Coney Island for the fifth year in a row.His mother, Vallejo resident Allecia Chestnut, is proud. She watched the 10-minute contest at home on ESPN with another of her sons this morning, and said she was nervous. “I don’t know why,” she laughed. Read More
The Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl landed a New Year’s Eve date for San Francisco’s 10th annual bowl game and will feature a Pac-12 Conference team against Army, provided the Cadets win six or more games.
Kickoff for the nationally televised ESPN contest is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, bowl executive director Gary Cavalli announced. The game will be played at AT&T Park. Read More