America’s Cup

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

Oracle Team USA knows it has target on its back in America's Cup Finals

Ever since the America's Cup World Series first arrived in San Francisco…

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

Kiwis driven to reclaim America's Cup

Ten years after Emirates Team New Zealand lost the America's Cup to…

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

New Zealand captures inaugural Red Bull Youth America's Cup

New Zealand Sailing claimed the inaugural Red Bull Youth America's Cup trophy…

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

San Francisco art students dedicate mural to America's Cup sailor who died in May

A group of Academy of Art University artists who created a large…

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

Defending America's Cup champion Oracle hit hard by penalties

Oracle Team USA was levied with heavy penalties in a jury decision…

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

New Zealand seizes control of Youth America's Cup

New Zealand Sailing Team took control of the Red Bull Youth America's…

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
AP Photo/Eric RisbergEmirates Team New Zealand goes past the finish line to win the eighth race of their America's Cup challenger series final sailing event against Luna Rossa Challenge Sunday

Still no ruling in case against America’s Cup champ

The 34th America’s Cup starts Saturday afternoon and defending champion Oracle Team…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergEmirates Team New Zealand goes past the finish line to win the eighth race of their America's Cup challenger series final sailing event against Luna Rossa Challenge Sunday
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

America's Cup hearing with Oracle delayed

A hearing between Oracle Team USA and an international jury dealing with…

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

Next generation of America's Cup sailors set for racing

With the world's best sailors on a break in between the Louis…

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

Cheating scandal threatens Oracle's America's Cup defense

After years of preparation and countless controversies, software mogul Larry Ellison's 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

Emirates Team New Zealand overcomes fog to capture Louis Vuitton Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand powered through dense fog and low winds Sunday…

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

Kiwis take decisive lead

For the first time in the Louis Vuitton Cup Finals, both boats…

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

San Francisco paid $482K for America's Cup CEQA bill

The City doled out a non-reimbursable $482,295 to attorneys and planners to…

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

Italians hobbled by technical difficulties as New Zealand gains edge

For the third time in as many days, what began as a…

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

Luna Rossa takes advantage of New Zealand's misfortune to notch first win of Louis Vuitton Finals

Luna Rossa Challenge found its first glimmer of hope in the Italians'…

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

Will there be drama in Vuitton Cup Finals?

The Louis Viutton Cup was created in 1983 for two reasons: To…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
AP Photo/Eric RisbergOracle CEO Larry Ellison watches Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge of Italy during their America's Cup challenger series sailing race Tuesday

New Zealand Cup boss accuses Oracle of cheating

The head of America's Cup challenger Emirates Team New Zealand accused defending…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergOracle CEO Larry Ellison watches Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge of Italy during their America's Cup challenger series sailing race Tuesday
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

America's Cup youth teams begin practicing

The 10 teams scheduled to compete in the Red Bull Youth America's…

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

Luna Rossa seizes commanding lead in Louis Vuitton Cup semifinals

Luna Rossa took a 2-0 lead over Artemis Racing in the Louis…

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

Luna Rossa picks up win in first Louis Vuitton Cup semifinal race

Artemis Racing got into a race for the first time during the…

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