America’s Cup

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
AP Photo/George NikitinOracle Team USA

Tide has turned in Oracle’s favor in America’s Cup

Oracle Team USA extended its winning streak to four with a pair…

AP Photo/George NikitinOracle Team USA
AP Photo/Ben MargotOracle Team USA

Oracle stays alive in race for America’s Cup

Oracle Team USA kept hope alive in the America’s Cup Final, winning…

AP Photo/Ben MargotOracle Team USA
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

Expensive cameras swiped from America's Cup media tent

Two cameras with a combined value of $182,000 were stolen from a…

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

New Zealand one win from winning America's Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand moved one step closer to claiming the America's…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco is seeking to host the America's Cup again

America's Cup races canceled due to high winds

America's Cup racing has been canceled this afternoon due to gusty winds…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco is seeking to host the America's Cup again
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Strong winds postpone America's Cup races

Day 7 of the America's Cup was cancelled Tuesday when the wind…

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

Oracle team member Ainslie hopes to one day win America’s Cup for Britain

Back home in Britain, he's known as Sir Ben Ainslie. Out on…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergFrom left
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

America's Cup fan base full of Kiwis

With the America's Cup's days numbered, the controversial sailing competition could very…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Oracle strikes first, but New Zealand answers right back in America's Cup

Oracle Team USA scored its first official point of the America's Cup…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office

The trickle-down technology of the America's Cup

Oracle Corp. software titan Larry Ellison's decision to race the 34th America's…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office
Abner Kingman/America's Cup Event Authority via APEmirates Team New Zealand

Kiwis almost capsize in America's Cup loss to Oracle

For five heart-stopping seconds, Emirates Team New Zealand's 72-foot catamaran hung on…

Abner Kingman/America's Cup Event Authority via APEmirates Team New Zealand
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Crew change doesn't stop Oracle's slide in America's Cup

A change in tacticians aboard Oracle Team USA generated all the buzz…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
AP Photo/Jeff ChiuEmirates Team New Zealand

New Zealand on edge at prospect of winning America’s Cup

From boat builders to occasional sailing fans, New Zealanders are on edge…

AP Photo/Jeff ChiuEmirates Team New Zealand
AP Photo/Eric RisbergCrewmen gather on Oracle Team USA vessel after the team called for a postponement of the sixth race of the America's Cup sailing event against Emirates Team New Zealand Tuesday

Oracle contemplating adding British Olympic hero to crew for next race

Might a British knight be able to help turn around the America's…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergCrewmen gather on Oracle Team USA vessel after the team called for a postponement of the sixth race of the America's Cup sailing event against Emirates Team New Zealand Tuesday
Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco

Oracle gives itself a timeout after latest America's Cup loss

Oracle Team USA committed a major tactical error in Race 5 of…

Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoOracle Team USA still needs 10 wins to retain the America’s Cup

Oracle hoping to capitalize on momentum from first America's Cup victory

Oracle Team USA's heart-stopping victory in Race 4 of the America's Cup…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoOracle Team USA still needs 10 wins to retain the America’s Cup
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Oracle notches first win of America’s Cup Finals, Kiwis still in control

Oracle Team USA scored its first win of the America's Cup Finals…

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

New Zealand sweeps Oracle in first two races of America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand skimmed above the waves of San Francisco Bay…

Eric Risberg/APThe America’s Cup has received bids from San Francisco
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

All the bickering has caused America's Cup to lose steam

After two years of hype and promises, the 34th America's Cup will…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.