St. Mary’s

Oakland assistant coach Ron Washington is guiding Marcus Semien into being a young power-hitting shortstop who isn’t a liability defensively. (Ben Margot/AP)

Homegrown shortstop rounding into rare asset for Athletics

There was one player out on the field five hours before the…

 

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Matthew Dellavedova, left, had some moments against Stephen Curry in the NBA Finals, but now he’s out of a job. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Unsigned Delly open for business

In the last exciting adventure of Matthew Dellavedova, Underdog, the Cleveland Cavaliers’…

 

John Locher/AP file photoAfter being eliminated in the Pac-12 conference tournament

Stanford to face UC Davis in NIT

While there are no Bay Area men’s basketball teams in the NCAA…

 

Tony Avelar/APCoach Sonny Dykes has plenty to work on with his team during spring practice after Cal went 1-11 last season.

Cal, USF, St. Mary’s all part of NIT field

While Stanford was the only Bay Area men’s basketball team picked for…

Tony Avelar/APCoach Sonny Dykes has plenty to work on with his team during spring practice after Cal went 1-11 last season.
Wade Payne/APStanford pitching coach Rusty Filter

Stanford runs past USC; USF topples St. Mary’s

Josh Huestis scored 11 points and grabbed 18 rebounds as the Stanford…

Wade Payne/APStanford pitching coach Rusty Filter

Dickerson sparks USF past San Diego

Cole Dickerson scored 21 points, including an emphatic dunk with 30 seconds…

mark j. terrill/apDwight Powell scored 17 points for Stanford on Thursday

UCLA snaps Stanford’s three-game win streak

Tony Parker scored a career-high 22 points and UCLA used a big…

mark j. terrill/apDwight Powell scored 17 points for Stanford on Thursday
Tony Avelar/APCoach Sonny Dykes has plenty to work on with his team during spring practice after Cal went 1-11 last season.

Poor shooting dooms USF in ugly loss to Gonzaga

With two of Gonzaga’s starters out with injuries, and a third battling…

Tony Avelar/APCoach Sonny Dykes has plenty to work on with his team during spring practice after Cal went 1-11 last season.
Wade Payne/APStanford pitching coach Rusty Filter

St. Mary’s coach Bennett gets 5-game suspension

St. Mary’s men’s basketball coach Randy Bennett must serve a five-game suspension…

Wade Payne/APStanford pitching coach Rusty Filter
David Becker/Getty ImagesSt. Mary's Brad Waldow

St. Mary's falls to No. 1 Gonzaga in WCC tourney title game

LAS VEGAS — Kelly Olynyk had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and…

David Becker/Getty ImagesSt. Mary's Brad Waldow
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSt. Mary’s guard Matthew Dellavedova finished with a game-high 22 points Thursday

Zags seize control of WCC title race

MORAGA — No. 5 Gonzaga took a major step toward winning the…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSt. Mary’s guard Matthew Dellavedova finished with a game-high 22 points Thursday
Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesSt. Mary’s guard Matthew Dellavedova cuts down the net after the Gaels won the WCC tournament title.

St. Mary’s holds off Gonzaga to secure NCAA bid

Matthew Dellavedova scored 22 points and hit the go-ahead free throws in…

Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesSt. Mary’s guard Matthew Dellavedova cuts down the net after the Gaels won the WCC tournament title.

NCAA tourney selection shoddy, but it’s no BCS

I almost fell out of my Mad Hatter’s chair when I heard…

SHC the only undefeated team left in The City

The first two weeks of the football season have been trying for…

Walcoff: St. Mary’s benefits from the Down Under pipeline

Who needs players from traditional basketball hotbeds to build a strong college…