Table of Contents
 
Shea Ohlott -- Skulls

I Dreamt Duffy Hit a Triple
by Alta

Sports
Today
A handy list of games involving San Francisco Bay Area teams and
their dates and times and a Memorable Sports Moment or Sports Pulse
Monday, Sep. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 4
Issue No. 87

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Monday, Sept. 28
San Francisco Giants v. Los Angeles Dodgers,
     7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Los Angeles Angels, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 29
San Francisco Giants v. Los Angeles Dodgers,
     7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Los Angeles Angels, 7:05 p.m.
San Jose Sharks v. Vancouver Canucks,
     7:30 p.m. (preseason)
Wednesday, Sept. 30
San Francisco Giants v. Los Angeles Dodgers,
     7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Los Angeles Angels, 4:05 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 1
San Francisco Giants v. Los Angeles Dodgers,
     12:45 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 2
San Francisco Giants v. Colorado Rockies,
     7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Seattle Mariners, 7:10 p.m.
San Jose Sharks @ Phoenix Coyotes, 7 p.m.
     (preseason)
Saturday, Oct. 3
San Francisco Giants v. Colorado Rockies,
     1:05 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Seattle Mariners, 6:10 p.m.
San Jose Sharks @ Anaheim Ducks, 6 p.m.
     (preseason)
San Jose Earthquakes v. Vancouver Whitecaps FC,
     7:30 p.m.
Cal Bears v. Washington State Cougars, 1 p.m.
Stanford Cardinal v. Arizona Wildcats, TBA
San Jose State Spartans @ Auburn Tigers, 1 p.m.
UC Davis Aggies v. Montana Grizzlies, 1 p.m.
Fresno State Bulldogs @ San Diego State Aztecs,
     7:30 p.m.
Sacramento State Hornets v. Northern Colorado
     Bears, 6:05 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 4
San Francisco 49ers v. Green Bay Packers, 
     1:25 p.m.
Oakland Raiders @ Chicago Bears, 10 a.m.
San Francisco Giants v. Colorado Rockies,
     12:05 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Seattle Mariners, 12:10 p.m.
Minor League Team Affiliations
Nashville Sounds, (Oakland A's) -- AAA,
     Pacific Coast League
Sacramento River Cats (San Francisco Giants) --
     AAA, Pacific Coast League
San Jose Giants (San Francisco Giants) --    
     Advanced A, California League
Stockton Ports (Oakland A's) -- Advanced A,
     California League
 
Legend 
(BB): Basketball
(M): Men
(W): Women

Media 
Cal BB (M): KGO 810 AM
Cal BB (W): Pac-12 Network
Cal football: KGO 810 AM
Fresno Grizzlies: KYNO 1430  AM
Fresno State football: 940 AM ESPN Radio
Golden State Warriors: KNBR 680 AM
Oakland A's: 95.7 FM The Game
Oakland Raiders: 95.7 FM The Game, KFOX
     102.1/98.5 FM
Sacramento Kings: KHTK 1140 AM
Sacramento River Cats: Talk 650 AM KSTE 
San Francisco 49ers: KNBR 680/1050 AM, KGO
     810 AM, KSAN 107.7 FM
San Francisco Giants: KNBR 680 AM
San Jose Earthquakes: 1590 KLIV  AM,
      1370 KZSF AM (Spanish)
San Jose Giants: MiLB Gameday Audio
San Jose SaberCats: KDOW 1220 AM
San Jose Sharks, KFOX 98.5 FM San Jose,
       102.1 FM San Francisco
San Jose State football: KLIV 1590 AM
Stanford BB (M): KNBR 1050 AM, TBS (TV)
Stanford BB (W): KZSU 90.1 FM
Stanford football: KNBR 1050 AM
Stockton Ports: KWSX 1280 AM
UC Davis football: KTHK 1140 AM

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Charles Woodson - 9-13-15 - Ed Jay
Raiders safety Charles Woodson grabbed his 61st interception (the most among active NFL players), on Sunday with 38 seconds left and at the Raiders' 12-yard line and sealed a dramatic win against the Cleveland Browns, 27-20. Next up for the Raiders are the Chicago Bears at Soldiers Field, at 10 am on Sunday, Oct. 4. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.


Derek Carr -- 9-20-15 - Ed Jay
Raiders QB Derek Carr, pictured above against the Baltimore Ravens, passed for 314 yards and two touchdowns against the Cleveland Browns, as they hung on for a 27-20 victory on Sunday. The Raiders' record now stands at 2-1. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Ed Jay.


Raiders - 9-20-15 - Ed Jay
ESPN has named the Raiders Khalil Mack (No. 52) as the number one best player under 25 and Mack has dominated whomever has tried to block him. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Ed Jay.


Jarryd Hayne - 9-27-15 - Michael Zagaris
San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne returned a punt 37 yards but the 49ers would fall to the Arizona Cardinals, 47-7, dropping their record to 1-2. Next up at home are the Green Bay Packers, with kickoff on Sunday at 1:25 p.m.  Photo by Michael Zagaris.


Jarrett Parker - 9-25-15 - Michael Zagaris
A recent home run barrage by San Francisco Giants outfielder Jarrett Parker, culminating with his three home run performance on Saturday, in which he hit a grand slam and drove in seven runs, has heads turning. Above, Parker is shown hitting a mammoth home run (454-feet) off of Oakland A's pitcher Ryan Dull on Friday night. Oakland would win the game, 5-4. Photo by Michael Zagaris.


Stanford vs. Oregon State - 9-26-15 - Kenny Karst
Stanford Cardinal running back Christian McCaffrey gains 22 of his 206 rushing yards against the Oregon State Beavers in Corvallis, Oregon on Friday night, Sept. 25. The Cardinal scored 6 touchdowns and won handily, 42-24, to improve their overall record to 3-1, 2-0 in the Pac-12 conference. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Kenny Karst.


Stanford singing aftr victory - Oregon State - 9-26-16 - Kenny Karst
The Stanford football team sings the school's alma mater to Cardinal fans following their victory versus Oregon State. With another road victory, Stanford remains undefeated in the Pac-12 conference. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Kenny Karst. 


Oregon State cheerleader - 9-25-15 - Kenny Karst
An Oregon State cheerleader dances on the sideline during the game with Stanford in Corvallis on Friday, Sept. 25. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Kenny Karst.


Rolex Bit Boat - 9-15 - Ed Jay
 Seemingly heading for trouble, a Rolex Big Boat Series entry begins to tack. Inaugurated in 1964, the Series celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. Hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club and sailed on San Francisco Bay, Sep. 17-20, the Regatta drew top sailors and boats from across the nation and abroad for four days of extremely competitive one-design and handicap racing. Rolex became the title sponsor in 2005. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.  Photo by Ed Jay.


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"Heck, what is there to quarterbacking? If a receiver's open, throw it to him. If he's not open, throw it to him anyway.
Let the guy show his athletic ability."
~Terry Bradshaw
NFL quarterback, currently a TV analyst and co-host of Fox NFL Sunday
Four time Super Bowl titles; Pro Football Hall of Fame, 1989

Sports Pulse
Shea Ohlott - Super Fan

Shea Ohlott -- Skulls
 
My name is Shea Ohlott and I am a chef for a law firm in Palo Alto but on Sundays I go by Skulls! I grew up a lifelong Raider fan and the first year I could afford season tickets, I bought them. I don't view myself as a super fan, nor do I think I'm a better fan. I just portray it differently. But I'm not going to lie, the smiles I bring to kids' faces are priceless!
 
In 2001, while attending culinary school in San Francisco, I bought some shoulder pads from a local high school and immediately took a bus to Haight Street to find some spikes. I went back to my dorm room and the project began. The following year I added the skulls. Every year I added a new element and in 2012 I finally got the shoulder pads made as I always envisioned.
 
It takes me around 20 minutes to get ready for game day. This hasn't always been the case but I'd like to think I've gotten faster and better throughout the years.
 
In 2012 I married the love of my life, who is also a Raiders fan and we were introduced as husband and wife to AC/DC's Hells Bells.
 
In 2014 I was honored by being inducted into the Professional Football's Ultimate Fan Association in Canton, OH, where I met some of the greatest fans around the league and built lifelong friendships. On game day you can find me tailgating with the Bad Boyz of BBQ! (Special thanks to Erica Ortiz.)
 
Shea Ohlott is among a number of Oakland Raiders fans who add excitement and delight to attending Raiders games. Photo by
Ed Jay.

Send us your Memorable Sports Moment or SportsPulse and we will share them with our readers. Write: theultimatesportsguide@gmail.com. 

Sports Pulse
Matt Duffy

I Dreamt Duffy Hit a Triple

by Alta

 
"Matt Duffy...recorded a speed of 20.3 mph when he raced
from second to home." 
-- Wikipedia
 
So he hit a triple, and raced to third.  
Exuberant, unwilling to stay still, he raced 
along the field & up the wall --
sideways, parallel to the field, jubilant
whizzing along, faster, so fast, turning, racing back 
then noticing, there's a woman!  Right there,
at the edge of the wall. She too is parallel to the ground
 
He slows, approaches her; the ballgame is on hold; 
she pays no attention to the game or to him. He
steps closer; picks up some sand & tosses it 
toward her. She's unperturbed, casually turns to observe 
this athlete tossing sand at her like a little boy in a sandbox
 
He's perplexed;  pauses, watching,
watching her like she's watching him. How long 
will they resist gravity & stand sideways on the wall? 
The Giant who ran 20 miles an hour
stands transfixed, curious, and the game can wait

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How many games will the San Francisco 49ers win this year? Why?

Chris Dobbins
Six games, because they have a tough
schedule and because of all the retirements and defections.

Chris Dobbins, attorney, Oakland
 
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How many games will the Oakland Raiders win this year? Why?

Marcus Mitchell
Without a solid O line, it won't matter. Defense is what wins games. That being said, I think the Raiders will have a respectable season, finishing 9-7.

Marcus Mitchell, account executive, Oakland


Daniel Geary
Derek Carr and Amari Cooper will be key to the future success of the Raiders and will likely lead them to successful seasons. Seven wins seems like a safe bet this year.

Daniel Geary, philanthropy, Richmond 


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FamFest, Oct. 10
FamFest - 2015  
Join Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley at the first-ever FamFest 5k Run, Walk and Roll! The race will begin promptly at 8 a.m. on Sat., Oct. 10, at REACH Ashland Youth Center, 
16335 E. 14th St., Ashland.

Pre-register by Sept. 15 to pay just $7 a person. Challenge your friends! Groups of 10 or more are just $65. Registration on the day of the event is from 6:30 to 7:45 a.m. and will be $10. Prior to the race a personal trainer from a local gym will lead the group in pre-race stretches to prepare us for this fun run! Run with the supervisor, have your picture taken at the start and finish line and enjoy the race in your complimentary 5k Runners shirt!
Register now at acfamfest.org.

After the race, cool down and stick around for the kickoff of FamFest, a celebration for the whole family-a fun-packed event with exciting activities, cool music, delicious food, Zumba, live entertainment, athletic competitions, local sports teams, food trucks and so much more. See you there!

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4DVI.com

Abbey Tavern

Active Sports Clubs,

     Michele Wioskowski

Adamo Golf

Advanced Spinal Care

Airport Area Business

     Association (AABA)

Alameda Advertising

     and Recognition

The American Bull Bar

Artichoke Joe's

Bay 101 Casino

Bay Area Spine Care

Black Oak Casino

The Blue Light

Britannia Arms,

     Almaden

Britannia Arms,

     Downtown

Britannia Arms,

     De Anza

Bus Stop

Caledonian Games

California Grand Casino

Cameron's Restaurant

     Pub & Inn

Capers Eat & Drink

The Chieftain

Churchward Pub

The Club House Bistro

Dr. Michelle Cleere

Courtyard by Marriott,

    Emeryville

Crogan's Montclair

Cue & Brew

Danny Coyle's

Dave's

Dr. Alex DeVigal, D.D.S.

Diamond Sports Bar &

     Grill

East Bay Computer

     Services

Ed Jay Photography

Ed's Mudville Grill

El Pollo

Empowerlif

The Englander Sports

      Pub & Restaurant

EON Technologies

Evie's

Gerard A. Falzone,

     Attorney at Law

FamFest 2015

Farrington's

Fast Signs

First Choice

Francesco's

Franks Saloon & Sports

     Bar

Freeman Insurance

     Services

Funky Monkey

George & Walt's

Grand Oaks Sports

     Lounge

Go Sports Bar

Harry Hartman Insurance Services

Half Moon Bay Brewing

     Company

Half Moon Bay RV Park

      & Campground

Hotel Durant

Il Pirata

Imstandinghere.com

Jake's Steaks

Jillians San Francisco

Juan's Place

Keller Williams -- Harvey

     & Pat Cohen

The Kezar Pub

Kingfish Pub & Cafe

KNBR 680 AM

KGO 810 AM

Knuckles Historical
    Sports Bar

Koehler Auto Body

Linguini's Pizza & Brew

Livermore Casino Sports

     Bar

Mad Dog in the Fog

Metropolitan Golf Links

McCovey's Restaurant

Minami Sushi

Mr. Plastic

Mucky Duck

Nickies Bar & Grill

Oakland Moose Lodge

     #324

Oakland Raiders Booster Club

Oaks Card Club

Oaks Corner

One Double Oh Seven

     Club

Orozco's Tires

Otaez Mexican

     Restaurant

Pacific Coast Brewing

     Company

Party Green

Pasta Pelican Waterfront Restaurant

Patriot House

Pete's 881 Card Room *

     Restaurant

Pete's Place

Players Sports Pub &

     Grill, Fair Oaks

Rames Consulting

Rancho Sports Bar

Recology

Ricky's Sports Theatre &

     Grill

Rinetti & Co.

Russell Doi, Reverse

     Mortgage Consultant

Ruth Stroup Insurance

     Agency

San Mateo Jockey Club

Siegel & Yee

Sports Edition Bar

Stadium Pub

Stars Recreation Center

Sundance The

     Steakhouse

Tierney's Sports Bar

Toyota Material

     Handling

Visit Oakland

Waterfront Hotel

Wild Planet

WPLJ's

 

Sports Today Index!
What do all these illustrious names have in common?

Michael Altfest, Steve Baker, James Brandt, Paul Brekke-Miesner, Robinson Brown, Walter Champion, Harvey Cohen, Isaac Cronin, Eileen Curran, Nick Curran, Glenn Dickey, Andy Dolich, Jeff Elefante, Pete Elman, Leland Faust, Nancy Finley and Chris De Benedetti, Jim Fitzpatrick, Rob Flammia, Daniel Geary, Andre Johnson, Kenny Karst, Ira Klein, Richard Lupoff, Bruce Macgowan, Patric Mayers, Ross McKean, Robert Moselle, Dave Newhouse, John Ourand, Howard Pearlstein, Rudi Petschek, Laurel Poeton, Phil Schaaf, Dan Siegel, Jonathan Siegel, Tom Stern, Shelia Young

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  Odds to win the 2015 World Series

Toronto Blue Jays  4/1

Kansas City Royals 9/2

New York Mets  11/2

Los Angeles Dodges  6/1

St. Louis Cardinals  6/1

Texas Rangers  8/1

Pittsburgh Pirates  10/1 

Chicago Cubs 12/1

New York Yankees  17/1

Houston Astros  25/1

Los Angeles Angels 30/1

Minnesota Twins  60/1

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  Odds to win the Super Bowl 50
Green Bay Packers 7/2
New England Patriots    5/1
Seattle Seahawks  8/1
Denver Broncos  10/1
Arizona Cardinals  12/1
Philadelphia Eagles     12/1
Cincinnati Bengals  15/1
Atlanta Falcons  25/1
Indianapolis Colts  25/1
Carolina Panthers  30/1
Kansas City Chiefs  30/1
Minnesota Vikings  30/1
Philadelphia Eagles  30/1
Buffalo Bills  35/1
Pittsburgh Steelers  35/1
Dallas Cowboys  40/1
New York Giants  40/1
Miami Dolphins  65/1
New York Jets     65/1
Oakland Raiders  65/1
Baltimore Ravens  75/1
San Diego Chargers  85/1

Houston Texans    100/1
St. Louis Rams  150/1
Tennessee Titans  150/1
Detroit Lions  200/1
Washington Redskins     200/1
New Orleans Saints  250/1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers  250/1
San Francisco 49ers  275/1
Cleveland Browns  300/1
Jacksonville Jaguars    500/1
Chicago Bears  1000/1

 

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49ers Schedule

  


Regular Season

Date                    Opponent      Time                 TV

Mon., Sep. 14       Minnesota       7:20 p.m.         ESPN

Sun., Sep. 20        @ Pittsburgh    10:00 a.m.        FOX

Sun., Sep. 27        @ Arizona         1:05 p.m.         
FOX

Sun., Oct. 4           Green Bay        1:25 p.m.        

FOX

Sun., Oct. 11        @ NY Giants      5:30 p.m.         NBC

Sun., Oct. 18        Baltimore          1:25 p.m.         CBS        

Thu., Oct. 22        Seattle               5:25 p.m.       CBS/NFLN

Sun., Nov. 1         @ St. Louis       10:00 a.m.         FOX

Sun., Nov. 8         Atlanta              1:05 p.m.           FOX        

Sun., Nov. 15       BYE

Sun., Nov. 22      @ Seattle         1:25 p.m.            FOX

Sun., Nov. 29       Arizona            1:05 p.m.            FOX        

Sun., Dec. 6         @ Chicago        10:00 a.m.         FOX

Sun., Dec. 13       @ Cleveland    10:00 a.m.         FOX        

Sun., Dec. 20       Cincinnati         5:30 p.m.           NBC

Sun., Dec. 27       @ Detroit        10:00 a.m.          FOX

Sun., Jan. 3          St. Louis           1:25 p.m.            FOX        

Oakland Raiders logo
Raiders Schedule

 

 

Regular Season

Date                Opponent          Time               TV

Sun., Sep. 13   Cincinnati            1:25 p.m.            CBS

Sun., Sep. 20   Baltimore            1:05 p.m.            CBS

Sun., Sep. 27   @ Cleveland       10:00 a.m.          CBS   

Sun., Oct. 4      @ Chicago          10:00 a.m.          CBS

Sun., Oct. 11    Denver                1:25 p.m.            CBS

Sun., Oct. 18    BYE                

Sun., Oct. 25   @ San Diego       1:05 p.m.            CBS

Sun., Nov. 1    NY Jets                 1:05 p.m.            CBS

Sun. Nov. 8     @ Pittsburgh       10:00 a.m.         CBS

Sun., Nov. 15  Minnesota           1:05 p.m.           FOX

Sun., Nov. 22  @ Detroit            10:00 a.m.          CBS

Sun., Nov. 29  @ Tennessee      10:00 a.m.          CBS

Sun., Dec. 6    Kansas City          1:05 p.m.            CBS

Sun., Dec. 13  @ Denver            1:05 p.m.            CBS   

Sun., Dec. 20  Green Bay           1:05 p.m.             FOX

Thu., Dec. 24  San Diego            5:25 p.m.           NFLN

Sun., Jan. 3     @ Kansas City    10:00 a.m.            CBS

For Your Viewing Pleasure, Part II
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Oakland Raiders 37 v. Baltimore Ravens 33. Sept. 20, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.
 
Stanford Cardinal 41 v. USC  31. Sept.  19, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst
 
Rolex Big Boat Series. Sept. 19, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.
 
Oakland Raiders 13 v. Cincinnati Bengals 33. Sept. 13, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.

Cal Bears 35 v. San Diego Aztecs 7. Sept. 12, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers.
 
Stanford Cardinal 31, UCF Knights 7. Sept. 12, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst.

J.P. Morgan Races. Sept. 9, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee
 
Snoop Dogg Football League. Sept. 8, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.
 
Cal Bears 73 v. Grambling State Tigers 14.  Sept. 5, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers.
 
Brazen Racing, San Jose. Sept. 5, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.
 
San Francisco 49ers 14 v. San Diego Charger 12. Sept. 3, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst.
Oakland Raiders 23 v. Arizona Cardinals 30. Aug. 30, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.
 
San Francisco Giants 0 v. St. Louis Cardinals 6. Aug. 29, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst.
 
San Francisco Giants 5 v. Chicago Cubs 8. Aug. 25, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.
 
San Francisco 49ers v. Dallas Cowboys. Aug. 23, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst.
 
Giant Race (San Francisco Giants). Aug. 23, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.
 
San Francisco Giants 5 v. Washington Nationals 0. Aug. 16, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst. 
 
San Francisco Giants 3 v. Washington Nationals 1. Aug. 13, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.
 
Bank of the West Classic. Aug. 13, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.

San Francisco 49ers scrimmage. Aug. 9, 2015. Photos by Kenneth Wong.
 
San Jose Spiders defeat Madison Radicals for AUDL championship. Aug, 8-9, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers.
 
San Jose Spiders win AUDL championship. Aug. 8-9, 2015. Photos by Darren Yamashita.
 
Bay Area College Football Media Day. Aug., 3, 2015. Photos by Ann Cooke.
 
Bank of the West Classic, Stanford. Aug. 2, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay. 
 
Oakland Raiders Training Camp, Napa. Aug. 1, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.
 
San Francisco 49ers Cheerleaders -- Christmas in July, July 31, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst.
 
Giants versus the A's, AT&T Park. Giants win, 4-3. July 26, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.
 
Giants versus the A's, AT&T Park. Giants win, 2-1. July 25, 2015. Photos by Kenny Karst.
 
FCB Studio App Launch -- FC Barcelona and Tawasol Studio at Levi's Stadium, July 24, 2015. Photos by Yvette Gasca.
 
Girls Inc. at Oakland Raiders headquarters. July 22, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.
 
San Francisco FlameThrowers vs. San Jose Spiders. SF wins 32-18. Photos by Darren Yamashita.
 
Pacific Nations Cup -- Rugby at Avaya Stadium, July 18, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.
 
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. July 17-19, 2015. Photos by Kenneth Wong and Rich Yee.
 
San Jose SaberCats defeat New Orleans Voodoo, 56-35. July 10. 2015. Photos by Kenneth Wong.
 
Buster Posey ProCamp. July 7, 2015. Photos by Kenneth Wong.
 
San Francisco Giants defeat New York Mets, 3-0. Bruce Lee Night. July 7, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.

MX high-octane performances at the Alameda County Fair. June 30, 2015 . Photos by Randy Millares.
 
USGA Girls Junior Amateur Qualifier at Sequoyah Country Club. June 30. Photos by Randy Millares.
 
20th annual Keena Turner Golf Tournament. June 22, 2015. Photos by Kenneth Wong.
 
Colin Kaepernick ProCamp.  June 20, 2015. Photos by Kenneth Wong.
 
Andre Ward defeats Paul Smith. June 20, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.
 
Golden State Warriors Championship Parade. June 19, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.
 
San Jose Earthquakes defeat Sacramento Republic FC on penalty kicks. June 16, 2015. Photos by Kenneth Wong.

San Francisco Giants lose to Seattle Mariners, 5-1. June 15, 2015. Photos by Ed Jay.
 
GRID and San Francisco Fire (large file). June 13-14, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers.
 
GRID and San Francisco Fire, San Jose. June 13-14, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers.
 
TheFitExpo, San Jose. June 13-14, 2015. Photos by Kenneth Yee.
 
San Jose Earthquakes vs. FC Dallas, 0-0. June 7, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.
 
San Jose Giants Race,  June 6, 2015. Photos by Rich Yee.
 
San Francisco Giants lose to Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-4. June 2, 2015. Photos by Kenneth Wong.
 
San Francisco FlameThrowers defeat Los Angeles Aviators, 24-17. May 31, 2015. Photos by Ron Sellers.
 
 
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Below is a list of sports bars we recommend for all your sports viewing needs. Each is a worthy institution and they have the added distinction of also being longtime Ultimate Sports Guide advertisers. When you stop in, please extend our thanks.

 

San Francisco

Abbey Tavern, 4100 Geary Street

The Blue Light, 1979 Union Street

Bus Stop, 1901 Union Street

The Chieftain, 198 5th Street

Danny Coyle's, 668 Haight Street

Dave's, 29 Third Street @ Kearny

Final Final, 2990 Baker @ Lombard

The Holding Company, #2 Embarcadro Center

Il Pirata, 2007 16th Street

Jake's Steaks, 3301 Buchanan Street

Jullian's, 101 4th Street

The Kezar Pub, 770 Stanyan Street

Mad Dog in the Fog, 530 Haight Street

Mucky Duck, 1315 9th Avenue

Nickie's Bar, 466 Haight Street

Players Sports Grill, Pier 39, Buildings L & M

Polo Grounds, 747 3rd Street

 

East Bay

Brennan's Restaurant, 4th & University, Berkeley

Churchward Pub, 1515 Park Street, Alameda

City Beach, 4020 Technology Place, Fremont

Crogan's Montclair, 6101 La Salle Avenue, Oakland

Cue & Brew, 1029 Arnold Drive, #6, Martinez

Dan's Irish Sports Bar, 1524 Civic Street, Walnut Creek

Diamonds Sports Bar & Grill, 77 Hegenberger, Oakland

Ed's Mudville Grill, 6200 Center Street, Clayton

The Englander, 101 Parrott Street, San Leandro  

Evie's, 7138 Village Parkway, Dublin

Francesco's Restaurant, 8520 Pardee Drive, Oakland

Frank's Saloon, 2014 Marina Blvd., San Leandro

Funky Monkey, 22554 Main Street, Hayward

George & Walt's, 5445 College Avenue, Oakland

Grand Oaks Restaurant, 3701 Grand Avenue, Oakland

Go Sports Bar, 736 Washington Street, Oakland

Ivy Room, 860 San Pablo Avenue, Albany

Kingfish, 5227 Claremont, Oakland

Linguini's Pizza & Brew, 1508 Park Street, Alameda

Livermore Casino Sports Bar, 3571 First Street, Livermore

McCovey's Restaurant, 1444 N. California, Walnut Creek

Mr. Lucky's Bar & Grill, 1527 Locust Street. Walnut Creek

Oakland Moose Club, 690 Hegenberger Road

Oaks Corner, 4099 San Pablo, Emeryville

Otaez Mexican Restaurant, 1619 Webster Street, Alameda

Pacific Coast Brewing Co., 906 Washington Street, Oakland

Pasta Pelican, 2455 Mariner Square Drive, Alameda

Pete's Place, 610A San Pablo Avenue, Pinole

Rancho Sports Bar, 3912 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante

Ricky's Sports Grill, 15028 Hesperian Blvd., San Leandro

Sports Edition Bar, Hilton Oakland Airport, Oakland

Stadium Pub, 1420 Lincoln Avenue, Walnut Creek

Tierney's Sports Bar, 540 San Pablo Avenue, Albany

WPLJ's Dance Club, 2112 North Main Street, Walnut Creek

 

Brisbane

7 Mile House, 2800 Bayshore Blvd.

 

Burlingame 

The American Bull Bar & Grill, 1819 El Camino Real

Knuckles Historical Sports Bar, Hyatt Regency, Burlingame

 

Campbell 

Capers Eat & Drink, 1710 West Campbell   

 

Fair Oaks

Players Sports Pub, 4060 Sunrise Blvd.

 

Half Moon Bay 

Cameron's Restaurant Pub & Inn, 1410 South Cabrillo Hwy

Half Moon Bay Brewing Co., 390 Capistrano Road

 

Foster City 

The Club House Bistro, 1221 Chess Drive  

 

Palo Alto 

Sundance The Steakhouse, 1921 El Camino Real

 

Point Richmond

Up & Under, 2 West Richmond Avenue   

 

San Jose 

Bay 101 Casino, 1801 Bering Drive

Britannia Arms, 5027 Almaden Expressway

Britannia Arms, 173 West Santa Clara

Britannia Arms, 1087 De Anza Blvd.    

 

San Rafael 

Pete's 881, 721 Lincoln Avenue

 

Santa Clara

City Beach, 2911 Mead Avenue

 

Santa Cruz 

One Double Oh Seven Club, 1007 Soquel Avenue    

 

Vacaville 

Stars Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway

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