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Daryl Hall and John Oates bring their 2018 tour with Train to Oracle Arena on Aug. 7. (Courtesy Phil Clarkin)

John Oates busy with big arena dates, intimate solo shows

Hitmaker John Oates, coming to Oakland’s Oracle Arena Aug. 7 on the…

 

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry acknowledges fans reaction after hitting a shot clock buzzer-beating three-pointer against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors defeat Cavs 122-103, go up 2-0 in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals record…

 

Warriors forward Kevin Durant hangs off the rim after dunking the ball as the Warriors take on the New Orleans Pelicans in game one of the Western Conference Semifinals at Oracle Arena on Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors defeat Pelicans to open Western Conference Semifinals

The Golden State Warriors used a huge second quarter to defeat the…

 

(Image courtesy Harlem Globetrotters)

VIDEO: Harlem Globetrotters star makes shot off Oracle Arena roof

Harlem Globetrotters star Buckets Blakes nailed a new kind of shot at…

(Image courtesy Harlem Globetrotters)
The princesses from “Frozen” are in the spotlight in “Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure!” (Courtesy Feld Entertainment)

‘Disney On Ice’ brings ‘Frozen’ to Bay Area

It’s time to gather up the kiddies for the newest skating spectacular:…

The princesses from “Frozen” are in the spotlight in “Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure!” (Courtesy Feld Entertainment)
Cossack Riders in Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s “Out Of This World” are among the show's many  exciting acts. (Courtesy Feld Entertainment)

Wild stunts fire up elephant-free Ringling extravaganza

The 146th edition of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus…

Cossack Riders in Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s “Out Of This World” are among the show's many  exciting acts. (Courtesy Feld Entertainment)
Andre Ward had success throwing both the left and the right on Saturday night against Alexander Brand at Oracle Arena. (Tom Hogan - Roc Nation Sports/Hoganphotos)

Andre Ward dominant in championship tuneup fight

OAKLAND — Andre Ward embodied a handful of different fighters on Saturday…

Andre Ward had success throwing both the left and the right on Saturday night against Alexander Brand at Oracle Arena. (Tom Hogan - Roc Nation Sports/Hoganphotos)
Andre Ward, the undefeated pride of Oakland, will fight Alexander Brand, of Colombia, on Saturday at Oracle Arena. (Courtesy Tom Hogan/Hogan-Photos/Rock Nation Sports)

Andre Ward set for tuneup at Oracle Arena

Following a nearly two-year break from fighting, former super middleweight champion Andre…

Andre Ward, the undefeated pride of Oakland, will fight Alexander Brand, of Colombia, on Saturday at Oracle Arena. (Courtesy Tom Hogan/Hogan-Photos/Rock Nation Sports)
Warriors fans react to a missed shot as they watch the Golden State Warriors take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 7 of the NBA Finals during a viewing party at Luka’s Taproom and Lounge in downtown Oakland. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

From supreme confidence to heartbreak

The beer was flowing, the dance team entertained the crowd and the…

Warriors fans react to a missed shot as they watch the Golden State Warriors take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 7 of the NBA Finals during a viewing party at Luka’s Taproom and Lounge in downtown Oakland. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30 shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) as forward Kevin Durant (35) and center Andrew Bogut (12) look on during the second half in Game 6 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oklahoma City, Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Warriors won 108-101. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)

Warriors know Game 7 back home for Finals trip won’t be easy

OAKLAND — After a record 73 wins and a memorable Game 6…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30 shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) as forward Kevin Durant (35) and center Andrew Bogut (12) look on during the second half in Game 6 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oklahoma City, Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Warriors won 108-101. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits during a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, March 16, in Peoria, Ariz. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Hot Pence springs forward, Giants’ hopes follow him

Quick — pack Hunter Pence in bubble wrap and ship him to…

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits during a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, March 16, in Peoria, Ariz. (Jae C. Hong/AP)
The Cal men's basketball team was bounced out of the NCAA tournament in the round of 64 by Hawaii. Marking a disappointing finish to a confounding season. (Young Kwak/AP)

Poof! ‘Loaded’ Cal leaves legacy of March Badness

Geez, that didn’t last long, did it? What had been called the…

The Cal men's basketball team was bounced out of the NCAA tournament in the round of 64 by Hawaii. Marking a disappointing finish to a confounding season. (Young Kwak/AP)
Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr shared a laugh during Thursday's game. Is their seemingly chummy relationship a sign of things to come? (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Durant’s best move: Join Champs and become one

The Kevin Durant-to-the-Warriors rumor just won’t go away, and for that, he…

Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr shared a laugh during Thursday's game. Is their seemingly chummy relationship a sign of things to come? (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) celebrates with teammates as his team jumps ahead of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Thursday in Oakland. Golden State won 121-106. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

44 straight: Scram, Michael Jordan

They deserve a new arena in the big, rich, progressive city across…

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) celebrates with teammates as his team jumps ahead of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Thursday in Oakland. Golden State won 121-106. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry shoots during practice on Thursday, Feb. 18. (Ben Margot/AP)

Warriors embark on more history

With a 48-4 record and last year's NBA championship trophy in their…

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry shoots during practice on Thursday, Feb. 18. (Ben Margot/AP)
Fresh off an NBA championship, reigning MVP Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors will have to put together another special season — and stay healthy — if they hope to defend their title.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Here’s where MVP must be MVP

It looks like your mother’s jewel box, this vintage building where the…

Fresh off an NBA championship, reigning MVP Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors will have to put together another special season — and stay healthy — if they hope to defend their title.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
Los Angeles Lakers guard Lou Williams, left, is fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game Thursday. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Night of drama awaits Champs

As wonderful as the home opener at Oracle Arena promises to be…

Los Angeles Lakers guard Lou Williams, left, is fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game Thursday. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is expected to return from his severe back injury in three weeks, on Opening Night at Oracle Arena. Luke Walton will serve as the team’s interim coach until Kerr returns. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Kerr health deadline: Opening night

He may look young and act even younger, such as the day…

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is expected to return from his severe back injury in three weeks, on Opening Night at Oracle Arena. Luke Walton will serve as the team’s interim coach until Kerr returns. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
Aretha Franklin (pictured in concert last year)  remains the  undisputed Queen of Soul.  (Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)

Aretha Franklin shows why she’s the greatest singer of all time

It would be dishonest to say that Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin’s…

Aretha Franklin (pictured in concert last year)  remains the  undisputed Queen of Soul.  (Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
In this Thursday, June 11, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) holds a towel to his head after he collided with a TV

LeBron, Cavs already may have lost battle of fatigue, attrition

Every crucial moment in Cleveland sports is potentially a capitalized shorthand reference…

In this Thursday, June 11, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) holds a towel to his head after he collided with a TV