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Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green waits to re-enter the game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Chase Center on March 23. <ins>(Chris Victorio/Special to SF Examiner)</ins>

Bay Area sports for week of March 28, 2021

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

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green waits to re-enter the game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Chase Center on March 23. <ins>(Chris Victorio/Special to SF Examiner)</ins>
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49ers acquire No. 3 overall pick in NFL Draft

In a draft full of top quarterbacks, the 49ers on Friday made…

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Stanford women’s basketball team coach Tara Vanderveer watches a game in 2020 from the sidelines. (Courtesy photo)

Stanford women make big opening statement in NCAA Tournament win

The Stanford women’s basketball team had already made some big headlines in…

Stanford women’s basketball team coach Tara Vanderveer watches a game in 2020 from the sidelines. (Courtesy photo)
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) gets called for an offensive foul on Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry (30) in the first quarter at Chase Center on March 15. (Chris Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bay Area sports for week of March 21, 2021

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

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) gets called for an offensive foul on Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry (30) in the first quarter at Chase Center on March 15. (Chris Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stanford guard Kiana Williams, playing in her hometown with her family in the crowd, made a comeback in Tuesday’s game. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)

Stanford women rally in second half, make Final Four

For the first time in weeks, the Stanford women’s basketball team faced…

Stanford guard Kiana Williams, playing in her hometown with her family in the crowd, made a comeback in Tuesday’s game. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)
Oregon State’s Aleah Goodman defends Stanford’s Lexie Hull during a Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament semifinal game on March 5 at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas. <ins>(Bryan Steffy/Pac-12 Pool Photo)</ins>

Stanford women begin pursuit of elusive third NCAA title

The most important number for the Stanford women’s basketball team is three.…

Oregon State’s Aleah Goodman defends Stanford’s Lexie Hull during a Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament semifinal game on March 5 at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas. <ins>(Bryan Steffy/Pac-12 Pool Photo)</ins>
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USF topples Houston in WNIT opener

Strong starts to start the game and to open the second half…

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Trent Williams (71) of the San Francisco 49ers smiles during warm-ups before a game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 27, 2020 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The 49ers have reportedly agreed to terms with Williams, who will sign a six-year contract worth up $138.06 million. (Elsa/Getty Images/TNS)

49ers to sign Trent Williams to record six-year contract, bring in Alex Mack

Chris Biderman The Sacramento Bee The 49ers early Wednesday morning made big…

Trent Williams (71) of the San Francisco 49ers smiles during warm-ups before a game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 27, 2020 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The 49ers have reportedly agreed to terms with Williams, who will sign a six-year contract worth up $138.06 million. (Elsa/Getty Images/TNS)
Lincoln Mustangs quarterback Jonas Francovich (6) sets to handoff the football to fullback Tyree Cross (8) against the Gardena Panthers in the 1st quarter at the CIF Division 7-AA State High School Football Championship Game at City College of San Francisco on December 14, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

S.F. public schools given OK for some outdoor sports

It will only be for a brief period, but outdoor high school…

Lincoln Mustangs quarterback Jonas Francovich (6) sets to handoff the football to fullback Tyree Cross (8) against the Gardena Panthers in the 1st quarter at the CIF Division 7-AA State High School Football Championship Game at City College of San Francisco on December 14, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry passed Guy Rodgers for the most assists in Golden State Warriors history Monday, but it wasn’t enough to defeat the Lakers. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Curry makes Warriors history in 128-97 loss to Lakers

Stephen Curry passed Guy Rodgers for the most assists in Golden State…

Stephen Curry passed Guy Rodgers for the most assists in Golden State Warriors history Monday, but it wasn’t enough to defeat the Lakers. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer earned her 1,099th career win on Tuesday Dec. 15, 2020, passing legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt for the most in women’s college basketball history. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)

Stanford women earn No. 1 seed, to face Utah Valley in NCAA Tournament

During a season in which the Stanford women’s basketball team basically lived…

Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer earned her 1,099th career win on Tuesday Dec. 15, 2020, passing legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt for the most in women’s college basketball history. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)
San Francisco 49ers full back Kyle Juszczyk (44) celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the 2nd quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 2, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

49ers and fullback Kyle Juszczyk have agreed to a five-year deal, according to report

Chris Biderman The Sacramento Bee Kyle Juszczyk signed the richest contract for…

San Francisco 49ers full back Kyle Juszczyk (44) celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the 2nd quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 2, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Logan Webb (62) starts against the San Diego Padres at Oracle Park on August 31, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Logan Webb’s pitching standing out in Spring Training

By Nick Zeller-Singh Special to the S.F. Examiner 24-year-old Logan Webb has…

  • Mar 15, 2021
San Francisco Giants pitcher Logan Webb (62) starts against the San Diego Padres at Oracle Park on August 31, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) gets press from Utah Jazz forward Royce O’Neale (23) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on March 14, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Golden State hands Utah its first loss coming out of the All-Star break

CHASE CENTER — Throughout the regular season, the Warriors have shown flashes.…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) gets press from Utah Jazz forward Royce O’Neale (23) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on March 14, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors center James Wiseman rebounds in the first quarter of a game against the Charlotee Hornets on Feb. 26 at Chase Center; the Warriors have two games scheduled at Chase Center this week.<ins></ins>

Bay Area sports for the week of March 14, 2021

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

Golden State Warriors center James Wiseman rebounds in the first quarter of a game against the Charlotee Hornets on Feb. 26 at Chase Center; the Warriors have two games scheduled at Chase Center this week.<ins></ins>
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Shutterstock)

A different big game: Cal, Stanford to clash in Pac-12 Tournament

It isn’t the Big Game, but the stakes are fairly high for…

T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Shutterstock)
San Francisco Giants catcher Joey Bart (21) swings for a strike against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Oracle Park on August 25, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Up-and-coming players show glimpses of future greatness at Giants Spring Training

By Nick Zeller-Singh Thousands of baseball players across the nation have one…

  • Mar 8, 2021
San Francisco Giants catcher Joey Bart (21) swings for a strike against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Oracle Park on August 25, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Arizona, is the spring training facility for the Oakland Athletics. (Shutterstock)

With happy fans in the stands, Oakland A’s dominate Cleveland Indians in Spring Training game

By Nick Zeller-Singh It was a perfect day for the Oakland Athletics,…

  • Mar 8, 2021
Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Arizona, is the spring training facility for the Oakland Athletics. (Shutterstock)
Stanford’s Ashten Prechtel shoots a layup as three Oregon State defenders look on during a Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament semifinal game on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas. Bryan Steffy/Pac-12 Pool Photo

No. 4 Stanford women cruise to Pac-12 Tournament title

Kiana Williams is heating up just in time to head home. The…

Stanford’s Ashten Prechtel shoots a layup as three Oregon State defenders look on during a Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament semifinal game on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas. Bryan Steffy/Pac-12 Pool Photo
Scottsdale Stadium is the spring training home of the San Francisco Giants. (Shutterstock)

Bay Area sports for the week of March 7, 2021

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

Scottsdale Stadium is the spring training home of the San Francisco Giants. (Shutterstock)