Sports briefs: USF loses home finale

The USF women’s soccer team was unable pick up a win in its final home game of the season, losing to Santa Clara 1-0 at Negoesco Field. Kiki Bosio scored in the 58th minute for Santa Clara’s only goal. The Dons are now 0-23-0 all-time against the Broncos. USF (2-12-3, 2-4-0 California Collegiate Athletic Association) closes out the season Sunday at San Diego.

Nalbandian beats Nadal in Paris Masters final

The player who was able to eliminate No. 1 Roger Federer in the third round of the Paris Masters also disposed of Rafael Nadal in the final. David Nalbandian knocked off Nadal 6-4, 6-0 to win the Paris Masters and clinch his second straight Masters title after winning in Madrid last month. He also beat Nadal in straight sets in the Madrid quarterfinals. “He played better than me,” Nadal said. “You have to congratulate him. I could not play at my best.”

Pederson takes road less traveled to return home to Giants

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Bay to Breakers returns to streets of San Francisco

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Warriors beat Grizzlies, advance to finals

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