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A handy list of photo albums and games involving San Francisco Bay Area teams and their dates and 
times and a Memorable Sports Moment or Sports Pulse
Monday, May 9 through Sunday, May 15, 2016
Issue No. 119

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SF FlameThrowers - No. 1
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Draymond Green - 2016 - Rick Yee
Draymond Green to the rescue? Despite a game-leading 37 points for the Warriors, plus eight rebounds and eight assists, Green felt he hadn't done enough in turning away Portland on Sunday evening as the Trail Blazers out-paced Golden State 120-108, in a contest in which the Blazers were never seriously challenged. Never satisfied, Green promises a better effort in Game 4 on Monday evening at the Moda Center in Portland, with the Warriors leading the series, 2-1  The status of the Stephen Curry, just honored with the NBA's MVP award for the second straight year, remains a game-time decision. (Above, Green is pictured leading the charge against the Miami Heat earlier this year. Photo by Rich Yee.)

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Game Day - 3-31-16
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Sharks - 5-7-16 - Rich Yee
San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture joins teammates to celebrate their first goal of the evening, off the stick of Patrick Marleau, in Game 5 of the NHL Western Conference Second Round at SAP Center on Saturday night. The Sharks would grab an early lead and steamroll to a 5-1 victory over their opponent, the Nashville Predators. The Sharks now lead the series 3-2 and are within one game of advancing to the Western Conference Final. Photo by Rich Yee.

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Sharks - 5-7-16 - Rich Yee
The Sharks lead would build, as a goal from forward Joe Pavelski pushed the advantage to 2-1, still in the first period. But Pavelski was not through and would score one more time during the evening. Forwards Patrick Marleau, Logan Couture and Melker Karlsson also contributed goals and the Sharks won going away, 5-1, over the Predators. Photo by Rich Yee.

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Sharks - 5-7-16 - Rich Yee
Transfixed! The San Jose Sharks Patrick Marleau (left to right, No. 12), Roman Polak (No. 46), Brent Burns (No. 88) and Brenden Dillon (No. 4) are riveted on the action before them. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. 

OaklandAs
Josr Reddick - 5-2-16 - Michael Zagaris
Slick fielding Oakland A's outfielder Josh Reddick duplicates his imagine appearing on the A's outfield wall with a remarkable circus catch. Despite his acrobatics, the A's would fall to the Seattle Mariners, 4-3, on May 3 at the Coliseum. Reddick wields quite a bat as well and on Sunday, versus the Baltimore Orioles, he went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a walk and has recorded hits in his last eight consecutive at-bats, tying a franchise record. Photo by Michael Zagaris.

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San Francisco Giants - 5-5-16 - Rich Yee
The San Francisco Giants celebrated Cinco de Mayo on Thursday, May 5, against the Colorado Rockies and Giants mascot Lou Seal didn't miss the party. Photo by Rich Yee.
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San Francisco Giants - 5-5-16 - Rich Yee
On a nightmarish evening that would see the visiting Colorado Rockies score a record-breaking 13 runs in the fifth inning and win going away, 17-7, Giants pitcher Matt Cain saw his record fall to 0-4 for the first time in his career and lasted only 4 innings. Above, Cain confers with pitching coach Dave Righetti and catcher Buster Posey. 
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San Francisco Giants - 5-5-16 - Rich Yee
On a nifty throw by Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzales, Giants catcher Buster Posey was tagged out at the plate, trying to score from second on a single by Brandon Crawford in the third inning. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Rich Yee.
SF49ers
49ers - 5-9-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Quinton Patton gains yardage against the Green Bay Packers in October of last year at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. The 49ers will host the Packers at home again during the third preseason game of the 2016 season on Friday, August 26. Photo by Kenny Karst.

OaklandRaiders
Amari Cooper - 5-6-16 - Ed Jay
Amari Cooper, the standout wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders and first Oakland rookie to have a 1,000 yards receiving in a season (2015), returns to the playing field on August 12, at 7 p.m., when the Raiders visit the same Arizona Cardinals as pictured above.

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Mazda Raceway - 5-9-16
The No. 09 Lamborghini Blancpain, driven by Damon Ockey of US RaceTronics in Calgary, Canada, accelerates out of pit lane during the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo, one of the exciting races during the 2016 Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday, May 1. Photo by Kenny Karst.

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Mazda Raceway - 5-9-16
The No. 31 Corvette DP in the prototype class, driven by Dane Cameron of Charlotte, North Carolina and Eric Curran of Holyoke, Mississippi for Action Express Racing, gets four fresh tires during a stop in pit lane during the Weathertech SportsCar Championship of the Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday, May 1. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.

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Madza Raceway -- 5-1-16 - Kenny Karst
The Continental Tire girls pose for a photo in pit lane between races during the 2016 Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday, May 1.

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Flame - 5-6-16 - Ron Sellers
Defense was the name of the game. Jackson Sterns (No. 21) of the San Jose Spiders is squeezed in by Marcelo Sanchez (No. 22, left) and Andrew Hagen (No. 16) of the San Francisco Flamethrowers. The Flamethrowers extended their perfect season to 6-0 with a win over their bay area rivals, 31-25, in the West region matchup of American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) teams Friday Night at Laney College in Oakland. Photo by Ron Sellers.
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FlameThrowers - 5-6-16 - Ron Sellers
By halftime, both teams had found their rhythm, as Kevin Smith (No. 80) of the San Jose Spiders applies tight pressure to Lucas Dallamnn (No. 35) of the Flamethrowers.
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FlameThrowers - 5-6-16 - Ron Sellers
Eli Kerns (No. 24) of the Flamethrowers flies past defenders for one of his several scores. 
To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.
Photo by Ron Sellers.
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FlameThrowers - 5-6-16 - Ron Sellers
A mid-air dance for the disc between Greg Marliave (No. 9) of the Flamethrowers and Vincenzo Vitiello (No.16) of the Spiders. The next home game for the undefeated FlameThrowers is on May 28 when they host the Vancouver Riptide, also at Laney College.
 For a 50% discount on tickets, go to www.sfflamethrowers.eventbrite.com and use the promo code: UltimateSportsPhoto by Ron Sellers.
Stanford
Stanford v. Cal - 5-7-16 - Darren Yamashita
Stanford pitcher Chris Castellanos (No. 39) scattered nine hits over 7 2/3 innings to guide the Cardinal to a 6-4 victory over the California Golden Bears on Saturday evening at Klein Field at Sunken Diamond on the Stanford campus in Palo Alto. Photo by Darren Yamashita.
Stanford
Stanford v. Cal - 5-7-16 - Darren Yamashita
Cardinal second baseman Nico Hoerner (No. 4) completes a first inning double play as Cal's Mitchell Kranson (No. 20) slides into second. With the win, Stanford's overall record improved to 23-19. Photo by Darren Yamashita.
Stanford
Stanford v. Cal - 5-7-16 - Darren Yamashita
Cal designated hitter Devin Pearson (No. 27) kicks it into high gear in the eighth inning to score the Bears' final run. Despite the loss, Cal's record is a respectable 25-18. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Darren Yamashita.
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Wildflower - Larry Rosa
The Wildflower Triathlons are known for a festival-like atmosphere, challenging courses and energetic collegiate volunteers. On May 1, the Sunday Sprint Distance race was a quarter-mile swim, a 12.4-mile bike and a three-mile run. Due to extremely low water level at Lake San Antonio (Monterey County), the swim portion was moved two miles from where it is traditionally held. Participants ran along the former lake bed to get to their bike transition area. For more information, visit www.wildflower.tricalifornia.com/

Wildflower - Larry Rosa
Time for enjoying, sharing  and reliving. For Wildflower Triathlon information, go to www.wildflower.tricalifornia.com. Photo by Larry Rosa.

SFDeltas
San Francisco Deltas - 4-23-16
Santiago Mejia shakes it off and smiles as he gets back onto his feet after being taken down by a bubble during the San Francisco Deltas bubble soccer event at the Marina Green on Saturday, April 23. The Deltas are a new North American Soccer League (NASL) 
Division II member set to debut at Kezar Stadium in February of 2017.
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Biletnikoff - 5-2-16 - Ann Cooke
Hostess Angela Biletnikoff (left) poses with actor Sam Hutchings and her daughter, Dacia, at the Tommy T's Comedy Club in Pleasanton on Sunday, May 1. A comedy event was held prior to the annual Fred Biletnikoff Hall of Fame Invitational hosted at the Ruby Hill Golf Club the next day. Photo by Ann Cooke.

WEEKLY SPORTS CALENDAR
Calendar
Monday, May 9
Golden State Warriors @ Portland Trail Blazers,
     7:30 p.m., Game 4 (Playoffs)
San Jose Sharks @ Nashville Predators, 6 p.m.,
     Game 6 (Playoffs)
San Francisco Giants v. Toronto Blue Jays,
    7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Boston Red Sox, 4:10 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Las Vegas, 7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Memphis Redbirds, 6:35 p.m.
Tuesday, May 10
San Francisco Giants v. Toronto Blue Jays,
     7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Boston Red Sox, 4:10 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Bakersfield Blaze, 7:15 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Visalia Rawhide, 6 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Iowa Cubs, 6:38 p.m.
Wednesday, May 11
Golden State Warriors v. Portland Trail Blazers,
     7:30, Game 5 (Playoffs)
San Francisco Giants v. Toronto Blue Jays,
     12:45 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Boston Red Sox, 4:10 p.m.
San Jose Earthquakes v. Houston Dynamo,
     7:30 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Bakersfield Blaze, 11:00 a.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Reno Aces, 12:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Visalia Rawhide, 3:30 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Iowa Cubs, 12:08 p.m.
 Thursday, May 12
San Jose Sharks v. Nashville Predators, TBD,
     Game 7 (Playoffs)
San Francisco Giants @ Arizona Diamondbacks,
     6:40 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Bakersfield Blaze, 7:15 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Visalia Rawhide, 7 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Iowa Cubs, 12:08 p.m.
Friday, May 13
Golden State Warriors @ Portland Trail Blazers,
     TBD, Game 6 (Playoffs)
San Francisco Giants @ Arizona Diamondbacks,
     6:40 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Tampa Bay Rays, 4:10 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Modesto Nuts, 7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Bakersfield Blaze, 7:15 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Iowa Cubs, 7:08 p.m.
Saturday, May 14
San Francisco Giants @ Arizona Diamondbacks,
     5:10 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Tampa Bay Rays, 3:10 p.m.
San Francisco FlameThrowers @ Vancouver
     Riptide, 6 p.m.
Sacramento Republic FC v. Seattle Sounders FC 2,
     7:30 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Modesto Nuts, 5 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Memphis Redbirds,
     4:35 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Bakersfield Blaze, 7:15 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Fresno Grizzlies, 6:35 p.m.
Sunday, May 15
San Francisco Giants @ Arizona Diamondbacks,
     1:10 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Tampa Bay Rays, 10:10 a.m.
San Jose Giants @ Modesto Nuts, 1:05 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Memphis Redbirds,
     12:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Bakersfield Blaze, 12:00 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Fresno Grizzlies, 2:05 p.m.
Golf Tournaments
7th Annual Bogey Bash, The Hill Course @
    Castlewood Country Club, Monday, May 9.

Minor League Team Affiliations (Hockey)
San Jose Barracuda (San Jose Sharks) -- AHL,  
     American Hockey League
Stockton Heat (Calgary Flames) -- AHL, 
     American Hockey League

Minor League Team Affiliations
(Baseball)
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) -- Class A
     Advanced Affiliate, California League
Stockton Ports (Oakland A's) -- Class A
     Advanced Affiliate, 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 Barracuda: KDOW 1220 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
Hotel Durant - 5-9-16
Sports Pulse
AndyDolich
Oakland Coliseum
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Candlestick Park
Candlestick Park
Andy Dolich -- 2015
Beaking Bad

Seagull 
By Andy Dolich

With the baseball season in full swing, many in the media are beaking out on why do dumb birds like us seagulls know exactly when to show up at sporting events for free food? My editors at the Ultimate Sports Guide have ask me to put quill to paper on the
Sportsgull Phenomena.
 
You may remember my grandfather, Jonathan Livingston Seagull. He was a worldwide literary phenomenon in the early '70s. He and my grandmother settled down in Berkeley to join the Free Fly Movement, which was all the rage in the skies above the Cal campus. My dad was hatched in a nest built in the metal girders at Memorial Stadium. His name: Steven Seagull.
 
When my egg cracked open, my dad taught me to fly by following the BART tracks over to the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum before it was Network Associates, McAfee or O.co. My dad became a fanatical A's fan during the World Series run of 1972-74. He named me for his favorite player. I'm Reginald Martinez Seagull.
 
We would fly over to the Coliseum at the start of the seventh inning for the Early Bird specials with my wingmen from all over the East Bay. We always had great perches to see championship baseball and peck leftovers from fans who flew the coop. When Raiders football rolled around we would paint our beaks, wings and faces to look like vampire bats and drop guano bombs on fans from opposing teams. Black Hole this! We were Committed to Excrement.
 
I flew over my first Grateful Dead Day on the Green stadium show in 1988. I thought the fog was rolling in from the bay until I lost my balance and came close to crashing into the scoreboard. It took me a while to understand that it was a very special fog generated by 50,000 Deadheads.
 
As soon as we got our learner's permits we were free to fly over stadiums all over the Bay Area to sample what was happening both on the field and in the kitchens, concessions stands and bleachers. Do fans and sportswriters think we are birdbrains? We aren't that gullible. Why pay full price for tickets when we can fill our beaks and cheeks with brats, burgers, wings and brew for free.
 
Here is what I see while swooping around the sports nests of today.
 
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
This is where my dad taught me to be a sportsgull. Now we have to deal with vast expanses of green tarps where once there were fans and a mountain of empty suites and seats in center field named after Al Davis. Both the A's and Raiders continue the search for new roosts. The Raiders of the Lost Park are now talking about a Silver and Black attack on the strip in Vegas. Too far for me to wing it. Neon is very confusing to us birds.
 
Candlestick Park
Gone now but for many years this mistake by the big lake was our favorite. The wind turned it into our own amusement park. The gusts were fun to ride, and the cold forced fans to leave early without birdie bags, which left more grub for us. It was almost a perfect ending on Aug. 15, 2014, with Sir Paul McCartney sending the Stick out with a mega concert. Only missing piece was having Wings as his backup band.
 
AT&T Park
AT&T Park
Cal
Cal: Memorial Stadium
AT&T Park
I love the garlic fries. The problem with baseball's best park is that these fans don't leave early. Last month while flying over to the park for dinner I was listening to Jon and Dave on my new iPeck talking about us arriving early. We happened to be right on time, but the early ESPN start confused them. They were debating what we should be called as a group. Jon asked Dave, "Are they a flock, gaggle, gang, bunch or flight?" Dave was stumped.
 
We are officially a colony.
 
Cal: Memorial Stadium
My home field, my birthplace. I lost a ton of sleep when they were retrofitting the stadium. At least those wacky humans who were nesting in our trees are gone. I sleep like a baby knowing that the seismic work will protect whatever eggs we decide to hatch. The new VIP seats give us a beautiful bird's-eye view of San Francisco.

Levi's Stadium
Levi's Stadium
Stanford
Stanford Stadium
Avaya Stadium
Avaya Stadium
Levi's Stadium
Man, my wings are tired. It takes a bunch of flapping from the East Bay to get to Santa Clara. The 49ers House of Denim is sweet, especially for the gourmet gulls in our group. We are the only members of the 49ers Faithful Flock who didn't have to purchase PSLs (Personal Seed Licenses). Super Bowl 50 was fantastic, with more parties and leftover food than any other sporting event in history. Many of my pals have had to stick to an all-seed diet to shed the extra pounds they put on.
 
Stanford Stadium
Did you ever notice that you don't see many of us at football games down on the Farm?
Seems like we don't fit in. There are a bunch of millennial hawks and VC raptors that have taken up space above Palo Alto. Guess there is no room for us birdbrains on the Peninsula.
 
Avaya Stadium
The Earthquakes have built a wonderful home for kicking back and watching some great MLS soccer. The All-Star game will be coming to Avaya on July 28 when the Arsenal Gunners come to town to test the best of the MLS. I won't be making trips down very often, since the flight patterns at Mineta International Airport scare me. Nothing worse than a bird strike or getting sucked into a Pratt and Whitney.
 
Next time you see me and my gulls, wave your arms and say hello but don't look
straight up.

Andy Dolich has worked as an executive in all four major sports leagues, including the Oakland A's, Golden State Warriors and San Francisco 49ers. He is the managing director and head of U.S. sports practice for Odgers Berndstson, the UK's leading executive search firm, and director of career development for the University of San Francisco's online master's program in the business of collegiate athletics.

Sports Pulse
Hotel Durant - Side Room
Hotel Durant Side Room - No. 2
Sunrise Network Breakfast
scheduled for Hotel Durant
 
Join the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce for their monthly Sunrise Networking Breakfast at the historic Hotel Durant, 2600 Durant Street, on Wednesday, May 25, at 7:30 a.m. 
To register, visit www.berkeleychamber.com or call 510-549-7000.

Highly Recommended!

Oaks Card Club - May 2016

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(510) 653-4456

www.OaksCardClub.com


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De La Salle Summer Basketball Camps 
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Registration for our summer 2016 De La Salle basketball camp sessions are filling up quickly, with young boys and girls eager to have fun. Inspire a child's love for basketball by encouraging them to sign up and participate in one of our many camps this summer.

Click here to register for our summer basketball camps. Early registrations by May 1 will receive a special discount off the regularly scheduled price.

We hope to see many young boys and girls this summer at De La Salle High School.

Go Spartans,
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Alta
Photo of Alta at an Oakland A's game, summer of 2015, by Linda Joslin.
California poet Alta is inspired by athletes.
Her book, Another Moment: Living Well with a Dread Disease & Everything that Grows Can Also Shrink, details how she fights MS and has been healing from breast cancer. 

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San Francisco 49ers Preseason Schedule
Date                       Opponent                        Time          TV
Aug. 11th-15th     Houston Texans            TBD        KPIX 5
Aug. 18th-22nd    @ Denver Broncos       TBD        KPIX 5
Aug. 25th-28th     Green Bay Packers       TBD        KPIX 5
Thurs., Sept. 1      San Diego Chargers    TBD        KPIX 5
 
San Francisco 49ers Season Schedule
Week      Date         Opponent                        Time           TV
1   Mon., Sept. 12   Los Angeles Rams     7:20 p.m.   ESPN
2   Sun., Sept.  18  @ Carolina Panthers   10 a.m.      FOX
3   Sun, Sept. 25    @ Seattle Seahawks   1:05 p.m.   FOX
4   Sun., Oct. 2        Dallas Cowboys           1:25 p.m.   FOX
5   Thurs., Oct. 6     Arizona Cardinals         5:25 p.m.  
                                                                      CBS/NFLN/Twitter
6*  Sun., Oct. 16    @ Buffalo Bills                10 a.m.       FOX
7*  Sun., Oct. 23    Tampa Bay Bucs             1:05 p.m.   FOX
8*  Sun., Oct. 30    BYE Week
9*  Sun., Nov. 6     New Orleans Saints        1:05 p.m.   FOX
10*  Sun., Nov. 13   @ Arizona Cardinals    1:25 p.m.   FOX
11*  Sun., Nov. 20   New England Patriots   1:25 p.m.   CBS
12*  Sun., Nov. 27   @ Miami Dolphins         10 a.m.      FOX
13*  Sun., Dec. 4     @ Chicago Bears          10 a.m.      FOX
14*  Sun., Dec. 11   New York Jets                1:05 p.m.   CBS
15*  Sun., Dec. 18   @ Atlanta Falcons        1:05 p.m.   FOX
16    Sat., Dec. 24    @ Los Angeles Rams  1:25 p.m.   FOX
17*   Sun., Jan. 1     Seattle Seahawks         1:25 p.m.   FOX
 All times Pacific
*  Beginning with Week 6 and excluding Week 16, 49ers kickoff times are eligible to be "flexed" into the Sunday-night window.
Oakland Raiders Preseason Schedule
Date                     Opponent                        Time        TV
Fri., Aug. 12        @ Arizona Cardinals     7 p.m.   KTVU/KICU
Thurs., Aug. 18   @ Green Bay Packers   5 p.m.   KTVU/KICU
Sat., Aug. 27        Tennessee Titans           5 p.m.   CBS
Thurs., Sept. 1     Seattle Seahawks          7 p.m.   KTVU/KICU

Oakland Raiders Season Schedule
Week      Date        Opponent                          Time            TV         
1   Sun., Sept. 11   @ New Orleans Saints   10 a.m.        FOX
2   Sun., Sept. 18    Atlanta Falcons                1:25 p.m.    CBS
3   Sun., Sept. 25   @ Tennessee Titans       10 a.m.       CBS
4   Sun., Oct. 2      @ Baltimore Ravens         10 a.m.       CBS
5*  Sun., Oct. 9      San Diego Chargers         1:25 p.m.    CBS
6*  Sun., Oct. 16   Kansas City Chiefs             1:05 p.m.    CBS
7*  Sun., Oct. 23   @ Jacksonville Jaguars     10 a.m.      CBS
8*  Sun., Oct. 30   @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 a.m.     CBS
9*  Sun., Nov. 6     Denver Broncos                   5:30 p.m.   NBC
10*   BYE Week
11*   Mon., Nov. 21  Houston Tex. (Mex. City)   5:30 p.m. ESPN
12*   Sun., Nov. 27   Carolina Panthers           1:25 p.m.    CBS
13*   Sun., Dec. 4     Buffalo Bills                       1:05 p.m.    CBS
14*   Thurs., Dec. 8  @ Kansas City Chiefs      5:25 p.m.
                                                                              NBC/NFLN/Twitter
15*  Sun., Dec. 18   @ San Diego Chargers  1:25 p.m.    CBS
16    Sat., Dec. 24     Indianapolis Colts           1:05 p.m.    CBS
17    Sun., Jan. 1      @ Denver Broncos          1:25 p.m.    CBS
All times Pacific
* Subject to change due to flexible scheduling.
 

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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

Henry's Sports Bar & GastroPub / Hotel Durant, Berkeley

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.

 

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

Half Moon Bay Brewing Co., 390 Capistrano Road

 

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The Club House Bistro, 1221 Chess Drive  

 

Palo Alto 

Sundance The Steakhouse, 1921 El Camino Real

 

Point Richmond

Up & Under, 2 West Richmond Avenue   

 

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Bay 101 Casino, 1801 Bering Drive

Britannia Arms, 5027 Almaden Expressway

Britannia Arms, 173 West Santa Clara

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San Rafael 

Pete's 881, 721 Lincoln Avenue

 

Santa Clara

City Beach, 2911 Mead Avenue

 

Santa Cruz 

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