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San Francisco City FC midfielder Danny Kirkland leaps into the stands at Kezar Stadium after scoring his second goal of the night in a 4-0 victory over the Burlingame Dragons on July 15, 2016. (Shannon Cole/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Season ends on a high note for SF City FC

KEZAR STADIUM — San Francisco City Football Club closed out their inaugural…

 

Simone Biles competes in the floor exercise during the U.S. women's gymnastics championships in June. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Country’s top gymnasts take stage in South Bay

San Jose will transform into Gymnastics City this weekend as it hosts…

 

University of Southern California senior Sara Hughes chases a dig during the final match of the AVP San Francisco Open on Sunday.

Women take center stage at AVP San Francisco Open

University of Southern California seniors Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes placed second…

 

Competitors take a time out while volunteer ball girls play during the qualification rounds for the AVP San Francisco Open on Thursday. (Shannon Cole/Special to S.F. Examiner)

AVP tournament gets off to leisurely start

Qualification for the Association of Volleyball Professionals San Francisco Open began early…

Competitors take a time out while volunteer ball girls play during the qualification rounds for the AVP San Francisco Open on Thursday. (Shannon Cole/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kerri Walsh Jennings will compete in the San Francisco Open this weekend on The Embarcadero. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

Pro beach volleyball to hit The Embarcadero

The country’s best beach volleyball stars will hit the sand this weekend…

Kerri Walsh Jennings will compete in the San Francisco Open this weekend on The Embarcadero. (Mary Altaffer/AP)
Steven Kenyon, San Francisco City FC vice president of community development, shovels mulch during a club volunteer day at the AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park on Saturday. (Shannon Cole/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF City FC chips in at AIDS Memorial Grove

Under a clear blue sky on a Saturday morning, staff and supporters…

Steven Kenyon, San Francisco City FC vice president of community development, shovels mulch during a club volunteer day at the AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park on Saturday. (Shannon Cole/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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)
Supporters of SF City FC, dubbed the Northsiders, raise a pride flag during the team’s match against the Brigham Young University Cougars at Kezar Stadium on Thursday. (Shannon Cole/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF City FC falls to BYU

KEZAR STADIUM — Despite competing for attention with both the Warriors and…

Supporters of SF City FC, dubbed the Northsiders, raise a pride flag during the team’s match against the Brigham Young University Cougars at Kezar Stadium on Thursday. (Shannon Cole/Special to S.F. Examiner)