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Ken Collins, left, and Chris Bertish surf a giant wave during the second heat of the Mavericks surfing contest Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Northern Californian wins Mavericks big-wave surf contest

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — Northern Californian Nic Lamb won the…

 

Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris (34) shoots between Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) and center Marreese Speights (5) during the second half an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, in Dallas. The Dallas Mavericks won 114-91. (Jim Cowsert/AP)

Warriors buried without Curry

DALLAS — Even if Klay Thompson had been making shots with Stephen…

 

COURTESY  J. HERRINGTONFrom left

Mavericks go mono on new album

Cuban-descended Mavericks bandleader Raul Malo feels liberated these days, and he’s made…

 

AP Photo/Eric RisbergShane Dorian

Grant Baker wins Mavericks surfing contest in Half Moon Bay

The Body Glove Mavericks Invitational surf competition near Half Moon Bay concluded…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergShane Dorian
Ben Margot/2008 AP file photoThe Body Glove Mavericks Invitational is happening this weekend.

Fans encouraged to catch Mavericks surf competition at viewing festival

With a legendary surfing competition set off the coast of Half Moon…

Ben Margot/2008 AP file photoThe Body Glove Mavericks Invitational is happening this weekend.

Mavericks surf contest called for Friday morning

Mavericks is on. Twenty-four elite surfers from across the globe have been…

Mark Humphrey/APWarriors enforcer Andrew Bogut swats away a shot by Vince Carter during Golden State's Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Curry’s late heroics cap Warriors' comeback victory

OAKLAND -- Stephen Curry made a pull-up jumper with 1.5 seconds remaining…

Mark Humphrey/APWarriors enforcer Andrew Bogut swats away a shot by Vince Carter during Golden State's Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerGrant Washburn has surfed Mavericks for many years

SF surfer is chasing the big one at Mavericks surf contest

The adrenaline kicks in as soon as a decision is reached. This…

Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerGrant Washburn has surfed Mavericks for many years
AP File PhotoThe Mavericks Invitational near Half Moon Bay hasn’t been held since 2010 because the ideal waves never materialized during the contest window.

Mavericks Invitational surf contest to be held Sunday near Half Moon Bay

Twenty-four big-wave surfers will paddle a half-mile out into the frigid waters…

AP File PhotoThe Mavericks Invitational near Half Moon Bay hasn’t been held since 2010 because the ideal waves never materialized during the contest window.
Getty Images file photoGerard Butler

Gerard Butler describes harrowing Mavericks mishap

Gerard Butler revealed details of his near-death experience at Mavericks last month…

Getty Images file photoGerard Butler
Ben Margot/2008 AP file photoThe Body Glove Mavericks Invitational is happening this weekend.

Mavericks surf contest to start Jan. 1 at the earliest

The world-famous surf contest at Mavericks in Half Moon Bay will begin…

Ben Margot/2008 AP file photoThe Body Glove Mavericks Invitational is happening this weekend.
Filming of a movie about the world-famous surf break Mavericks will shut down streets and restrict parking in parts of San Mateo on Thursday. (AP file photo)Filming of a movie about the world-famous surf break Mavericks will shut down streets and restrict parking in parts of San Mateo on Thursday. (AP file photo)

Movie about Mavericks to be filmed in San Mateo on Thursday

Filming of a movie about the world-famous surf break Mavericks will shut…

Filming of a movie about the world-famous surf break Mavericks will shut down streets and restrict parking in parts of San Mateo on Thursday. (AP file photo)Filming of a movie about the world-famous surf break Mavericks will shut down streets and restrict parking in parts of San Mateo on Thursday. (AP file photo)
Out of the water: National Park Service officials say allowing personal watercraft at the Rip Curl Pro Search at Ocean Beach would set a negative precedent. (AP file photo)Out of the water: National Park Service officials say allowing personal watercraft at the Rip Curl Pro Search at Ocean Beach would set a negative precedent. (AP file photo)

SF parks officials nix tow-ins for Ocean Beach surf competition

Federal officials are no longer willing to allow surfers competing in November’s…

Out of the water: National Park Service officials say allowing personal watercraft at the Rip Curl Pro Search at Ocean Beach would set a negative precedent. (AP file photo)Out of the water: National Park Service officials say allowing personal watercraft at the Rip Curl Pro Search at Ocean Beach would set a negative precedent. (AP file photo)

Few athletes ready for the postseason spotlight

The championship spotlight shines like no other. Under its glare, some grow…

Maverick’s contest awash in drama as founder, operators wrestle for control

A year and a half after a rogue wave injured a dozen…

Rival Mavericks organizers may cut a deal

Two groups applying for the same permit to operate the famed Mavericks…

Mavericks battle lines drawn

For the first time in seven years, Mavericks Surf Ventures has an…

Danger lurks at Mavericks

The Mavericks Surf Contest is never child’s play, but this year the…

Stormy weather holds Mavericks surfers at bay

Surfers will be out on the slopes snowboarding this week instead of…