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The Sharks won’t be playing their first two home games at the SAP Center due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Shutterstock)

San Jose Sharks move first two home games to Arizona

The Sharks will play their first two home games of the NHL…

The Sharks won’t be playing their first two home games at the SAP Center due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Shutterstock)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23), shown here against the San Antonio Spurs at Chase Center on January 20, was ejected from Thursday night’s game on a technical foul after he yelled at a teammate during a play. (Chris Victorio for the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors 119-101 loss to Knicks highlights Draymond Green’s value

Team struggles with fouls, lack of discipline in play

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23), shown here against the San Antonio Spurs at Chase Center on January 20, was ejected from Thursday night’s game on a technical foul after he yelled at a teammate during a play. (Chris Victorio for the S.F. Examiner).
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Dons overcome slow start, flatten Santa Clara in second half

A slow start, an ankle injury to Khalil Shabazz and a 17-2…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) tallied 26 points and seven assists at Monday night’s game against the Lakers. (Chris Victorio for the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors overcome 19-point deficit to stun defending-champion Lakers 115-113

Ladies and gentlemen, the Golden State Warriors are officially back. Stephen Curry…

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) tallied 26 points and seven assists at Monday night’s game against the Lakers. (Chris Victorio for the S.F. Examiner).
San Jose Sharks (pictured Feb. 15, 2020 vs. Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center) open the season on Monday against the St. Louis Blues in St. Louis. (Tribune News Service archive)

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San Jose Sharks (pictured Feb. 15, 2020 vs. Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center) open the season on Monday against the St. Louis Blues in St. Louis. (Tribune News Service archive)
In the first half of Tuesday night’s game against the Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) was able to find the range, shooting 5-for-6 from the field including 3-for-4 from behind the arc. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Rediscovered defense not enough to save Warriors from 104-95 loss to Pacers

Midway through the third quarter, as the Indiana Pacers attempted to rally…

In the first half of Tuesday night’s game against the Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) was able to find the range, shooting 5-for-6 from the field including 3-for-4 from behind the arc. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) finished Sunday’s game against the Toronto Raptors with 17 points while also dishing out four assists and four blocks. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

On a slow night for Curry, Warriors supporting players step up against the Raptors

Through nine games this season, the Golden State Warriors were winless when…

Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) finished Sunday’s game against the Toronto Raptors with 17 points while also dishing out four assists and four blocks. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
The Golden State Warriors gather as a team before playing the Los Angeles Clippers at Chase Center on January 6, 2021 in S.F.<ins>, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).</ins>

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The Golden State Warriors gather as a team before playing the Los Angeles Clippers at Chase Center on January 6, 2021 in S.F.<ins>, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).</ins>
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) looks to make a play as Los Angeles Clippers guard Reggie Jackson  (1) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on January 6, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors make a big comeback in fourth quarter against Clippers

Fading to his right, Warriors guard Stephen Curry hoisted a last-second three-pointer…

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) looks to make a play as Los Angeles Clippers guard Reggie Jackson  (1) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on January 6, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

USF bounces back with strong second half to defeat Portland 88-64

Five days removed from allowing a season-high 85 points to Gonzaga, the…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) led with 19 points along with Eric Paschall in Wednesday’s game against the Clippers at Chase Center.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors fall to Clippers, 108-101

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George each scored 21 points and Serge Ibaka…

Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) led with 19 points along with Eric Paschall in Wednesday’s game against the Clippers at Chase Center.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) finished Monday’s game against the Sacramento Kings with four triples on six attempts. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors dismantle Sacramento Kings 137-106

‘Everyone was in sync’: Team shows renewed offensive flow with 41 assists

Golden State Warriors forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) finished Monday’s game against the Sacramento Kings with four triples on six attempts. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) gets trailed by Portland Blazers forward Robert Convington (23) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on January 3, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Curry dominates with career-high performance as he leads Warriors to 137-122 victory over Portland

Aaron Fentress oregonlive.com The Portland Trail Blazers were unable to complete a…

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) gets trailed by Portland Blazers forward Robert Convington (23) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on January 3, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard rolls out to pass against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

49ers end tough season with 26-23 loss to Seahawks

It wasn’t supposed to end this way for a team that less…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard rolls out to pass against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Bulls guard Coby White is pictured chasing Warriors guard Stephen Curry on Dec. 27. The Warriors are scheduled to play several games at Chase Center this week.
Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

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Bulls guard Coby White is pictured chasing Warriors guard Stephen Curry on Dec. 27. The Warriors are scheduled to play several games at Chase Center this week.
Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Golden State Warriors and Portland Trailblazers tip-off to the season home opener at Chase Center on January 1, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

No fans, no joy at Chase Center Friday for Warriors

Golden State falls 123-98 to Portland Trailblazers

Golden State Warriors and Portland Trailblazers tip-off to the season home opener at Chase Center on January 1, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner sacks San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in the second quarter on Nov. 1, 2020 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. <ins>(Bettina Hansen/Seattle Times/TNS)</ins>

49ers return to Levi’s Stadium to face Seahawks

Seahawks at 49ers When: Today, 1:35 p.m. Where: Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara…

Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner sacks San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in the second quarter on Nov. 1, 2020 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. <ins>(Bettina Hansen/Seattle Times/TNS)</ins>
Coach Jensen with Senior Dylan Furtado during the 2016-17 season. (Michael Urakami/Courtesy Joseph Danahey)

SF State mourns loss of longtime wrestling coach

Lars Jensen was named conference Coach of the Year seven times, regional Coach of the year twice

Coach Jensen with Senior Dylan Furtado during the 2016-17 season. (Michael Urakami/Courtesy Joseph Danahey)
Alyssa Nakken at Oracle Park on July 21, 2020 in San Francisco , California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

The Giants made history in 2020 but failed to make the playoffs

Giants fans knew 2020 was going to be different when the calendar…

Alyssa Nakken at Oracle Park on July 21, 2020 in San Francisco , California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Teammates wait for Oakland Athletics right fielder Stephen Piscotty (25) at home plate after he hit a game-winning grand slam against the Texas Rangers at the Oakland Coliseum on Aug. 4th, 2020. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

In an unusual year, Oakland Athletics put in their usual winning performance

Unusual years aren’t unusual for the A’s. Whether it is a record-breaking…

Teammates wait for Oakland Athletics right fielder Stephen Piscotty (25) at home plate after he hit a game-winning grand slam against the Texas Rangers at the Oakland Coliseum on Aug. 4th, 2020. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).