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Athletics re-sign reliever Jake Diekman, non-tender Treinen

Athletics re-sign reliever Jake Diekman, non-tender Treinen

A’s make flurry of moves at tender deadline, keeping veteran reliever but jetisoning former All-Star

Athletics re-sign reliever Jake Diekman, non-tender Treinen
St. Ignatius Wildcats quarterback Teddye Buchanan (10) runs the ball against the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups in the first quarter at JB Murphy Field on Sept. 14, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Teddye Buchanan named Player of the Year

St. Ignatius two-way star named league’s player of the year

St. Ignatius Wildcats quarterback Teddye Buchanan (10) runs the ball against the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups in the first quarter at JB Murphy Field on Sept. 14, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Lowell’s Zachary Parker runs the state cross country meet on Nov. 30 at Woodward Park in Fresno, Calif. (Courtesy / dyestae.com and Chuck Utash)

SF Preps: Lowell’s Zachary Parker medals in state XC meet

Both Lowell cross country teams make big splash at state meet in Fresno

Lowell’s Zachary Parker runs the state cross country meet on Nov. 30 at Woodward Park in Fresno, Calif. (Courtesy / dyestae.com and Chuck Utash)
Sacred Heart Cathedral pitcher Owen Stevenson pitches in the eighth inning of a continued playoff game against Aragon at Half Moon Bay High School in Half Moon Bay, Calif. on May 17, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons baseball signs 12 to National Letters of Intent

Nino Giarratano’s signing class includes two San Francisco prep stars

Sacred Heart Cathedral pitcher Owen Stevenson pitches in the eighth inning of a continued playoff game against Aragon at Half Moon Bay High School in Half Moon Bay, Calif. on May 17, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco center Jimbo Lull (5) looks for a rebound against Hampton on Nov. 26, 2019 in a game at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Jimbo Lull has career night, but Dons fall to Hawaii

Senior seven-footer nets a trio of 3-pointers, but Dons can’t get past Rainbow Warriors

University of San Francisco center Jimbo Lull (5) looks for a rebound against Hampton on Nov. 26, 2019 in a game at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Lincoln Mustangs lineman Leo Gallegos (75) blocks Mission’s Noah Lee (7) during a 16-0 win by the Mustangs at Lincoln on Oct. 19, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Lincoln Mustangs return to title game looking to prove themselves

After a perfect state title season in 2018, Lincoln returns to AAA title game, warts and all

Lincoln Mustangs lineman Leo Gallegos (75) blocks Mission’s Noah Lee (7) during a 16-0 win by the Mustangs at Lincoln on Oct. 19, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Academy of Art cross country runner Hasna Kaarour finishes at the NCAA Division II Nationals in Sacramento. (Rob Garcia / Academy of Art Athletics)

ART U and USF runners earn national (and international) honors

College roundup: SF State basketball wins triple-overtime thriller, ART U and USF notes

Academy of Art cross country runner Hasna Kaarour finishes at the NCAA Division II Nationals in Sacramento. (Rob Garcia / Academy of Art Athletics)
University of San Francisco guard Jamaree Bouyea (1) drives against Hampton’s Deondre Griffin (11) during the first half of the Dons’ game against the Pirates at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco on Nov. 26, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Bouyea takes a tumble, but Dons respond to remain unbeaten

After a sloppy first half, San Francisco pulls away from Hampton to move to 7-0

University of San Francisco guard Jamaree Bouyea (1) drives against Hampton’s Deondre Griffin (11) during the first half of the Dons’ game against the Pirates at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco on Nov. 26, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Damontre Moore (90) celebrates during the post-game after defeating the Green Bay Packers 37-8 at Levi’s Stadium on November 24, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Damontre Moore out for the year, Staley could return Sunday

San Francisco 49ers could have left tackle Joe Staley back to face the Ravens, but lose Moore

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Damontre Moore (90) celebrates during the post-game after defeating the Green Bay Packers 37-8 at Levi’s Stadium on November 24, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Alec Burks (8) at Chase Center on November 15, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Alec Burks resuscitating career as he mentors Warriors youngsters

After his career was derailed by injuries, Burks has become a trusted veteran voice for Golden State

Golden State Warriors guard Alec Burks (8) at Chase Center on November 15, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney slaps hands with fans after the Warriors were defeated by the Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Kevon Looney finally feels like he has answers to neurpathic condition

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney is eager to put frustration and uncertainty behind him

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney slaps hands with fans after the Warriors were defeated by the Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Warriors center Kevon Looney (5) gets a block on Pelicans guard Elfrid Payton (4) during the fourth quarter of the game on Jan. 16, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevon Looney to miss next two games, expected back soon

Warriors will be without forward Kevon Looney for brief homestand, but he’ll be back on the road

Warriors center Kevon Looney (5) gets a block on Pelicans guard Elfrid Payton (4) during the fourth quarter of the game on Jan. 16, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Dons remain undefeated, beating Sam Houston State

Dons remain undefeated, beating Sam Houston State

USF men’s basketball moves to 6-0 under first-year head coach Todd Golden

Dons remain undefeated, beating Sam Houston State
Barry hat trick leads St. Ignatius to NorCal water polo title

Barry hat trick leads St. Ignatius to NorCal water polo title

Back-and-forth championship game ends with three straight Wildcats goals

Barry hat trick leads St. Ignatius to NorCal water polo title
Lowell’s Mariko Tanaka named AAA MVP

Lowell’s Mariko Tanaka named AAA MVP

Lowell earns five all-league nods while Academy’s Sarai Clayton-Ward earns D2 MVP

Lowell’s Mariko Tanaka named AAA MVP
St. Ignatius water polo earns first trip to NorCal championship

St. Ignatius water polo earns first trip to NorCal championship

Wildcats blast El Diamante 13-7 to earn a date with Northgate this Saturday

St. Ignatius water polo earns first trip to NorCal championship
Lincoln running back Luis Contreras passes Eric Beverly for the third-most rushing yards in a single season in program history during a run in the second quarter of the Academic Athletic Association semifinal against Lowell on Nov. 21, 2019 at Lincoln High School. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Lincoln blasts Lowell en route to second straight title game

Mustangs RB Luis Contreras moves into third on the program’s all-time single-season rushing list

Lincoln running back Luis Contreras passes Eric Beverly for the third-most rushing yards in a single season in program history during a run in the second quarter of the Academic Athletic Association semifinal against Lowell on Nov. 21, 2019 at Lincoln High School. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Gregory Johnson replaces Rob Dean as Giants control person

Gregory Johnson replaces Rob Dean as Giants control person

San Francisco Giants make several changes to governance structure

Gregory Johnson replaces Rob Dean as Giants control person
Bailey Johnson (10), Payton Jensen (35), Jessica Haynie (9), Sophie Anderson (2) and Drew Morris (1) celebrate a point during a home match at San Francisco State in October, 2019. (Courtesy / S.F. State Athletics)

Five SF State volleyball players earn All-CCAA honors

Drew Morris and Bailey Johnson earn first-team all-conference as Gators set program record

Bailey Johnson (10), Payton Jensen (35), Jessica Haynie (9), Sophie Anderson (2) and Drew Morris (1) celebrate a point during a home match at San Francisco State in October, 2019. (Courtesy / S.F. State Athletics)
Daulton Jefferies (center) addresses media at the Oakland Coliseum on June 15, 2016, after the Oakland Athletics picked him 37th overall in the 2016 Major League First-Year Player Draft. (Courtesy)

A’s select Daulton Jefferies, designate Cotton for assignment

Oakland Athletics make roster moves to protect second 2016 pick ahead of Rule 5 draft

Daulton Jefferies (center) addresses media at the Oakland Coliseum on June 15, 2016, after the Oakland Athletics picked him 37th overall in the 2016 Major League First-Year Player Draft. (Courtesy)