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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler delivers during the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 3 of the World Series at Globe Life Field on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020.

Defenses dominate in Giants-Dodgers matchup

By Nick Zeller-Singh Special to the S.F. Examiner The San Francisco Giants…

  • Mar 3, 2021
Oregon forward Lydia Giomi (14) goes into block Cardinal Hannah Jumps (33) shot and narrowly misses. No. 13 Ducks host No. 6 Stanford Cardinal at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. (Tribune News Service)

Stanford women enter Pac-12 Tournament as No. 1 seed

College basketball schedule for March released

(Travis Dye/Oregonlive.com via Tribune News Service)

Cal, Stanford to square off in Big Game on Nov. 20

Stanford faces daunting schedule

San Francisco’s Buster Posey was back at the plate after sitting out last season due to the risk of COVID-19. (David Maialetti/Tribune News Service)

Giants struggle against Angels in first game of Spring Training

By Nick Zeller-Singh Nearly 1,000 fans gathered into a breezy Scottsdale Stadium…

  • Feb 28, 2021
San Francisco’s Buster Posey was back at the plate after sitting out last season due to the risk of COVID-19. (David Maialetti/Tribune News Service)
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SI alum Begovich gets his moment, but Stanford falls on Senior Day

MAPLES PAVILION — Generally speaking, Stanford’s home finale on Saturday afternoon, a…

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Logan Couture #39 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates his goal with Patrick Marleau #12 and Nikolai Knyzhov #71 during the first period against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on February 9, 2021, in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/TNS)

Bay Area sports for the week for Feb. 28, 2021

A look at the upcoming major Bay Area sports events (schedules subject…

Logan Couture #39 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates his goal with Patrick Marleau #12 and Nikolai Knyzhov #71 during the first period against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on February 9, 2021, in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/TNS)
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Stanford’s NCAA Tournament hopes in peril after close loss to Oregon

Ziaire Williams nearly had his moment on Thursday night. After giving his…

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Riordan Crusaders versus St. Ignatius Wildcats at JB Murphy Field on the St. Ignatius Prepatory High School Campus on September 14, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

State allows high school sports to resume, but fight is far from over

For the first time since mid-March 2020, there is hope for high…

Riordan Crusaders versus St. Ignatius Wildcats at JB Murphy Field on the St. Ignatius Prepatory High School Campus on September 14, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Mychal Mulder of the Warriors is pictured at Chase Center on Feb. 17 against the Heat.<ins></ins>

Bay Area sports for the week of Feb. 21, 2021

A look at the upcoming major Bay Area sports events (schedules subject…

Mychal Mulder of the Warriors is pictured at Chase Center on Feb. 17 against the Heat.<ins></ins>
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30)drives to the basket against the Miami Heat in the 2nd quarter at Chase Center on February 17, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors’ Stephen Curry named All-Star starter for seventh time

Stephen Curry had his All-Star streak snapped last season due to injury.…

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30)drives to the basket against the Miami Heat in the 2nd quarter at Chase Center on February 17, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Trevor Rosenthal of the San Diego Padres pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Petco Park on Sunday, Sept.20, 2020 in San Diego, CA. (K.C. Alfred / The San Diego Union-Tribune)

A’s add potential closer in Trevor Rosenthal

The A’s continued to act like a shopper on Christmas Eve, landing…

Trevor Rosenthal of the San Diego Padres pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Petco Park on Sunday, Sept.20, 2020 in San Diego, CA. (K.C. Alfred / The San Diego Union-Tribune)
Sergio Romo made his major-league debut with the Giants in 2005 and was part of their three World Series championship teams in five years. (Examiner 2017 file photo)

Sergio Romo, Yusmeiro Petit agree to 1-year deals with A’s

Just days before spring training starts, the A’s have brought back one…

Sergio Romo made his major-league debut with the Giants in 2005 and was part of their three World Series championship teams in five years. (Examiner 2017 file photo)
Oakland Athletics left fielder Mark Canha (20) steals a hit against the wall in Game 2 of the AL Wild Card Series against the Chicago White Sox on September 30, 2020 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

A’s have key questions to answer this spring

There are different stages to the A’s. While they always seem to…

Oakland Athletics left fielder Mark Canha (20) steals a hit against the wall in Game 2 of the AL Wild Card Series against the Chicago White Sox on September 30, 2020 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria (10) stretches to make a play at third base on a passed ball against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Oracle Park on August 25, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Giants charting a steady course in rugged NL West

Giants fans were tantalized in 2020. For the first time since winning…

San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria (10) stretches to make a play at third base on a passed ball against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Oracle Park on August 25, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Bay Area sports for the week of Feb. 14, 2021

A look at upcoming major Bay Area sports events (schedules subject to…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Top-ranked Gonzaga dominates USF, 100-61

The No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs showed why they’re the best team in…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Jake McGee (41) celebrates with catcher Will Smith after recording the final out in an 11-2 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix on August 1, 2020. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images/TNS)

Giants reportedly add lefty Jake McGee to bullpen

Left-handed reliever Jake McGee and the Giants have agreed to a two-year,…

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Jake McGee (41) celebrates with catcher Will Smith after recording the final out in an 11-2 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix on August 1, 2020. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images/TNS)
(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

49ers sign QB Josh Rosen, running back to 1-year deals

A day after the Super Bowl, the 49ers made a couple moves…

(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
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Stanford completes season sweep of rival Cal, 76-70

For the second time in four nights, Stanford earned the upper hand…

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after winning Super Bowl LV against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Tom Brady, stifling Bucs defense lead to Super Bowl rout of Chiefs

Rick Stroud Tampa Bay Times He had found him in the end…

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after winning Super Bowl LV against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)