Donald Trump

aiders running back Marshawn Lynch, left, drew the ire of Donald Trump on Monday. The episode led to the question, “How much better would the world be if they traded roles?” (Left: Courtesy Raiders; Right: Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

The President and the Rich Creep

You generally can’t know how history will look back on your own…

aiders running back Marshawn Lynch, left, drew the ire of Donald Trump on Monday. The episode led to the question, “How much better would the world be if they traded roles?” (Left: Courtesy Raiders; Right: Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
Long before vice president Mike Pence used a 49ers-Colts game as a backdrop for a political stunt, it was impossible to “stick to sports.” (Sam Riche/TNS)

Sports is politics, politics is sports

Quick hits with Kolsky Anyone in the sports media who has ever…

Long before vice president Mike Pence used a 49ers-Colts game as a backdrop for a political stunt, it was impossible to “stick to sports.” (Sam Riche/TNS)
Jay Ajayi wears an “I’m With Kap” shirt before the Miami Dolphins’ game last weekend. These widespread protests wouldn’t be a thing if it weren’t for athletes in the Bay Area. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald/TNS)

From John Carlos and Tommie Smith to Bruce Maxwell: America needs the Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area has long lived on the liberal fringe…

Jay Ajayi wears an “I’m With Kap” shirt before the Miami Dolphins’ game last weekend. These widespread protests wouldn’t be a thing if it weren’t for athletes in the Bay Area. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald/TNS)
President Donald Trump, pictured June 1. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Steph Curry’s comments trigger Donald Trump

On Friday, Stephen Curry broke from the Golden State Warriors' script by…

President Donald Trump, pictured June 1. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
Stephen Curry was uncharacteristically off script during Media Day interviews on Friday. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte observer/TNS)

Warriors camp launch comes with lots of non-hoops talk

OAKLAND — Somehow, some way, the Golden State Warriors return to training camp…

Stephen Curry was uncharacteristically off script during Media Day interviews on Friday. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte observer/TNS)
After hearing from the mother of a disabled boy, J.K. Rowling has apologized for online comments berating Donald Trump for ignoring the child at a White House event. (Courtesy Mary McCartney)

J.K. Rowling sorry for blasting Trump about disabled boy

It took a bit of urging, but J.K. Rowling has apologized for…

After hearing from the mother of a disabled boy, J.K. Rowling has apologized for online comments berating Donald Trump for ignoring the child at a White House event. (Courtesy Mary McCartney)
Jay-Z is promoting his new album with some videos offering personal tidbits. (Courtesy Live Nation)

Jay-Z dishes about marriage, family

Just in time to promote his new album “4:44,” Jay-Z is getting…

Jay-Z is promoting his new album with some videos offering personal tidbits. (Courtesy Live Nation)
Johnny Depp made some provocative remarks about a presidential assassination in England. (Courtesy Twitter)

Johnny Depp makes questionable assassination comment

It’s a wonder that Johnny Depp didn’t consider what happened to Kathy…

Johnny Depp made some provocative remarks about a presidential assassination in England. (Courtesy Twitter)
Kathy Griffin has apologized for a disturbing photo in which she's holding Donald Trump's head. (Courtesy Twitter)

Scoop: Kathy Griffin alarms with bloody Trump head photo

Is Kathy Griffin shocking -- or not? The stand-up comic is pictured…

Kathy Griffin has apologized for a disturbing photo in which she's holding Donald Trump's head. (Courtesy Twitter)
Ripley's Believe It Or Not! is celebrating World Sword Swallowers Day on Saturday, Feb. 25 in San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)

Scoop: Caitlyn, Jackie slam Trump on transgender rights

Caitlyn Jenner and Jackie Evancho are not pleased with Donald Trump’s actions…

Ripley's Believe It Or Not! is celebrating World Sword Swallowers Day on Saturday, Feb. 25 in San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr watches as his Golden State Warriors take on the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 16, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr backs Stephen Curry after MVP implies Trump is an ‘ass’

OAKLAND — After Stephen Curry implied that Donald Trump is an “ass” in…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr watches as his Golden State Warriors take on the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 16, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested (and released) in connection with an  alleged assault at his  “anti-division” art installation in New York. (Courtesy Twitter)

Scoop: Shia LaBeouf charged with assault at ‘anti-division’ protest

Flashing a defiant “rock on” symbol, actor Shia LaBeouf was released from…

Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested (and released) in connection with an  alleged assault at his  “anti-division” art installation in New York. (Courtesy Twitter)
A woman holds a sign in Raleigh for the Moral March, on February 8, 2014. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Donald Trump may have accidentally created a new women’s movement

WASHINGTON — When Marin Alsop was 9 years old, her father took…

A woman holds a sign in Raleigh for the Moral March, on February 8, 2014. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)
Summer Zervos, who said Donald Trump made unwanted advances including kissing her on the lips, filed a defamation suit against Trump, calling for him to retract his statement saying she lied.  (irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Scoop: ‘Apprentice’ contestant sues Trump for defamation

Donald Trump’s sexual indiscretions are making news again. On Tuesday, former “Apprentice”…

Summer Zervos, who said Donald Trump made unwanted advances including kissing her on the lips, filed a defamation suit against Trump, calling for him to retract his statement saying she lied.  (irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Betsy DeVos, nominee for education secretary, poses for a photo before a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Capitol, Dec. 1, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Tom Williams/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom/Zuma Press/TNS)

Trump’s pick for education secretary could put school vouchers back on the map

Fifteen years ago, a controversial question about America’s schools dominated headlines, prompted…

Betsy DeVos, nominee for education secretary, poses for a photo before a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Capitol, Dec. 1, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Tom Williams/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom/Zuma Press/TNS)
Krista Suh, left, and Jayna Zweiman, right, co-creators of the "pussyhat," are photographed with Kat Coyle on Jan. 6, 2017 at The Little Knittery in Atwater Village, Calif.  (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

How these LA-born pink hats became worldwide symbol of anti-Trump women’s march

LOS ANGELES — Krista Suh plans to attend the women’s march in…

Krista Suh, left, and Jayna Zweiman, right, co-creators of the "pussyhat," are photographed with Kat Coyle on Jan. 6, 2017 at The Little Knittery in Atwater Village, Calif.  (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
President-Elect Donald J. Trump, left,  shakes hands with Martin Luther King III as they exit the elevators in the lobby of the Trump Tower Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 in New York. (Anthony Behar/Sipa USA/TNS)

Trump meets with Martin Luther King Jr.’s oldest son on MLK Day

Donald Trump met with Martin Luther King Jr.’s oldest son Monday to…

President-Elect Donald J. Trump, left,  shakes hands with Martin Luther King III as they exit the elevators in the lobby of the Trump Tower Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 in New York. (Anthony Behar/Sipa USA/TNS)
President-elect Donald Trump answers a question during a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at Trump Tower in New York City, N.Y. (Gary Hershorn/Zuma Press/TNS)

Trump alleges leaks by US spy agencies, something ‘Nazi Germany would have done’

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump amplified his already heated war with the…

President-elect Donald Trump answers a question during a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at Trump Tower in New York City, N.Y. (Gary Hershorn/Zuma Press/TNS)
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Russian tech expert named in report says no one asked him about hacking accusations

WASHINGTON — A Russian venture capitalist and tech expert whose name and…

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The candlelight march will start at Civic Center and end at Justin Herman Plaza. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Speakers and performers announced for San Francisco Women’s March

A rally taking place on Jan. 21 will bring thousands of women…

The candlelight march will start at Civic Center and end at Justin Herman Plaza. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)