11:18 PM EST, Tue March 03, 2015

Women’s basketball: Gray is Pac-12 Player of Year

Senior forward Reshanda Gray became the second Cal women’s player voted Pac-12 Player of the Year. Gray joins Devanei Hampton, who won the award in 2007. Meanwhile, teammate Brittany Boyd earned first-team all-conference honors for the third straight season. Boyd… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News 1 hour ago

Ted 2? 49ers reportedly considering return of Ginn

Ted Ginn Jr. ushered in the Jim Harbaugh era by scoring two touchdowns on returns in the 2011 season opener.

Ted 2? 49ers reportedly considering return of Ginn

Ted Ginn Jr. ushered in the Jim Harbaugh era by scoring two touchdowns on returns in the 2011 season opener. Could the 49ers bring him back after a two-year absence to kick off Jim Tomsula’s coaching tenure? Ginn, an unrestricted… Continue Reading →
Gentry out of the gate quickly as he puts 2014 behind him

Gentry out of the gate quickly as he puts 2014 behind him

Craig Gentry is already way ahead of the game, even if the A’s are just one game into spring training. The Oakland outfielder singled in each of his first two at-bats, stole a base and scored a couple of runs… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News 2 hours ago

Sharks will have Niemi back in goal tonight against Vancouver Canucks

San Jose Sharks looking for consecutive wins for first time since end of January against division rivals
San Francisco Chronicle 3 hours ago

NBA news, March 4

The Nuggets fired head coach Brian Shaw after 1½ seasons Tuesday, with the team at 20-39 and on a six-game losing streak. Assistant coach Melvin Hunt will be the interim head coach. The Nuggets have lost 10 consecutive games at home, one shy of tying the franchise record set in 1997-98. Shaw replaced George Karl, who was ousted after Denver won a franchise-record 57 games in 2012-13 only to be bounced from the first round of the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season. Shaw’s first season as an NBA head coach was marked by injuries and a long-running dispute with point guard Andre...
San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago

A's shortstop Marcus Semien has a blast against the Giants

Cal alum Marcus Semien leads A's past Giants in Cactus League opener with two homers, four RBI
San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago
Bumgarner, Giants have rough outing against A's in Cactus League opener

Bumgarner, Giants have rough outing against A's in Cactus League opener

Oakland A's hit for cycle off Madison Bumgarner in first inning; A's newcomer Marcus Semien homers off Giants' World Series hero.
San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago

San Jose Earthquakes lose forward, look for goalkeeper

San Jose Earthquakes' Mark Sherrod could be lost for six weeks after surgery in right knee; team also plans to add third goalkeeper
San Jose Mercury News 5 hours ago

Bucks' coach Jason Kidd has Milwaukee headed toward NBA playoffs

Jason Kidd, the former Cal star from Alameda, sends his surprising Milwaukee Bucks against the Golden State Warriors Wednesday night at Oracle

Raiders make it official _ Branch released

The Raiders released safety Tyvon Branch Tuesday, making official what the safety had announced last week on Twitter. Branch played in just five games over the past two seasons because of a broken leg and a broken foot. Branch’s release… Continue Reading →

Bumgarner has a thorny time in Cactus League debut; Lincecum pleased with his inning

A little more than four months and 1,200 miles removed from Game 7 of the World Series, Giants manager Bruce Bochy finally ambled out to take the baseball from Madison Bumgarner. He remembered how to get to the mound and… Continue Reading → 
Chavez takes same approach in effort to win starter’s job

Chavez takes same approach in effort to win starter’s job

Jesse Chavez’s spring setup hasn’t changed, even if everything else has. In the space of a year, the right-handed pitcher went from the A’s bullpen to the starting rotation, then back to the bullpen. He became a starter due to… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News 6 hours ago

A's Jarrod Parker getting closer to facing hitters

A's pitcher Jarrod Parker is getting closer to facing live hitters after adding a curve in bullpen session Tuesday
Oakland Tribune 6 hours ago

Cal's Reshanda Gray selected Pac-12 women's Player of Year

Golden Bears, Stanford each get two players on all-Pac-12 team; Washington's Jazmine Davis from San Jose's Valley Christian High also selected.

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