America’s Cup

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Skipper Spithill returns to America's Cup champ Team Oracle USA

Skipper Jimmy Spithill has re-signed with two-time America's Cup champion Oracle Team…

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Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco

As organizers look elsewhere, SF still wants next America’s Cup

Despite some disparaging comments from Oracle Team USA over the weekend, Mayor…

Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco is seeking to host the America's Cup again

Talks underway about next hosting site for America’s Cup

The next America’s Cup could be sailed off a Hawaiian beach, on…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco is seeking to host the America's Cup again

S.F. can vastly improve direction of next America’s Cup if city wins bid

About halfway through the 34th America's Cup finals this past summer, Oracle…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during race 19 of the America's Cup Finals on September 25

S.F. makes pitch to host the America's Cup races in 2017

San Francisco isn't done with the America's Cup. With the Champagne that…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker during race 19 of the America's Cup Finals on September 25
Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco

SF still in the red months after 34th America’s Cup

Even though the 34th America’s Cup yachting race this summer cost San…

Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Slingsby to return to America’s Cup champ Oracle Team USA

The chance to win the America’s Cup again for San Francisco-based Oracle…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Government provides Team New Zealand with funding to prevent poaching

WELLINGTON -- New Zealand's government has provided a $4.25 million investment to…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Details released about America’s Cup sailor’s death

British Olympic champion Andrew Simpson died from “blunt trauma with drowning” after…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezEmirates Team New Zealand members stand on the podium after Oracle Team USA won the America's Cup sailing event

Defeated New Zealand skipper says America’s Cup team could fold

Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker says “the vultures are already circling”…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezEmirates Team New Zealand members stand on the podium after Oracle Team USA won the America's Cup sailing event
AP Photo/Ben MargotOracle CEO Larry Ellison

Australian yacht club first to challenge champs

Australian wine magnate Bob Oatley’s Hamilton Island Yacht Club has been confirmed…

AP Photo/Ben MargotOracle CEO Larry Ellison
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup

Economic impact of America's Cup a dicey estimation

Before the decks of victorious Oracle Team USA's America's Cup catamaran had…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Future America's Cup will have tough act to follow

San Francisco just played host to the most unique America's Cup in…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

At last, America's Cup has its shining moment

For one week, the 34th America's Cup lived up to its billing.…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

America’s Cup all tied up with one race to go

Thanks to an incredible seven-race winning streak, Oracle Team USA’s comeback is…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24

Comebacks are rare in America’s Cup lore

With Oracle Team USA rallying to tie the America’s Cup Finals at…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerCEO Larry Ellison failed to show up for his annual Oracle OpenWorld speech Tuesday afternoon.

Ellison picks sea over summit

About 60,000 people have come from all over the world to attend…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerCEO Larry Ellison failed to show up for his annual Oracle OpenWorld speech Tuesday afternoon.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Oracle caps off historic comeback to win America’s Cup

The America’s Cup is staying in America. Oracle Team USA capped off…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24

Foreign contingent packing up before Cup is won

Despite the drama in the America's Cup quickly coming to a head…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Oracle Team USA continues to put pressure on Emirates Team Zealand

Oracle Team USA is one step closer to doing what once seemed…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013