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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 30 through Sunday, June 5, 2016
Issue No. 122

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Klay Thompson - 5-30-16 - Rich Yee
Records continued to fall on Saturday night, like Golden State Warriors Klay Thompson's three-pointers through the basket. One-half of the Splash Brothers left his mark on the NBA's record books by knocking down 11-three pointers and amassing 41 points in the Warriors rebound against the Oklahoma City Thunder, helping to pull out a 108-101 victory after trailing most of the game. Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals comes to a climactic end on Monday night when the Warriors meet the Thunder at Oracle Arena at 6 p.m. Winner moves forward. Above, Thompson is shown against the Miami Heat earlier this year. Photo by Rich Yee.


Warriors Trophy -- 5-30-16 - Ed Jay
Members of the Golden State Warriors Dance Squad, seen with the 2015 Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy last year, are hopeful of having a new "Larry" in their lives. Photo by Ed Jay.


Warriors Watch Party - 5-28-16 - Ann Cooke
Eighty-one-year-old Mildred Traylor, an usher and 19-year employee of the Oakland Coliseum and Oracle Arena, proudly assists fans in finding their seats. Ms. Traylor is shown here on Saturday night at the Warriors vs. Thunder Watch Party at Oracle Arena, won by the Warriors in dramatic fashion, 108-101. Fans packed the Arena as though the game was actually there and all left thrilled with anticipation for Game 7 on Monday night. Photo by Ann Cooke.

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Game Day - 3-31-16
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Raiders - 5-30-16 - Ed Jay
A wonderful Memorial Day to everyone.
Photo by Ed Jay.

OaklandAs
A's - Billy Burns - 5-27-16 - Michael Zagaris
Oakland A's outfielder Billy Burns robbed Detroit Tigers infielder Ian Kinsler of extra bases on the first play of the game but the A's would fall, 4-1 on Friday, May 27. Oakland lefty Sean Manaea allowed three runs over six-plus innings but got little support in his third loss of the season. Photo by Michael Zagaris.

SanFranGiants
SF Giants - 5-24-16 - Bruce Lee - Ed Jay
The San Francisco Giants celebrated Bruce Lee Night at AT&T Park on the evening of May 24 and donated $10,000 to the Bruce Lee Foundation. On hand were Lee's granddaughter Wren Kessler (left), daughter Shannon Lee (center), and wife Linda Lee Cadwell. Photo by Ed Jay.
SanFranGiants
Giants - 5-24-16 - Ed Jay
Bruce Lee Night at AT&T Park also brought a San Francisco Giants win as well, behind the strong pitching performance of Jeff Samardzida (7-2, 2.54), as the Giants defeated the San Diego Padres, 8-2. Above, Padres outfielder Matt Kemp was tagged out at second base, trying to stretch a single into a double in the first inning. Photo by Ed Jay.
SanFranGiants
SF Giants - 5-24-16 - Ed Jay
In the bottom of the third inning, San Francisco Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco was tagged out at home plate by San Diego Padres catcher Derek Norris, trying to score on a single by Denard Span. The replay overturned the call and Blanco was ruled safe, resulting in the Giants first run. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Ed Jay.
SF49ers
49ers - 5-30-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Bruce Ellington, a third-year wideout from the University of South Carolina, and seen here playing against the San Diego Chargers  at Levi's Stadium last September, figures to be a key piece to the Niners' passing offense in 2016, particularly if Anquan Boldin is not resigned. Photo by Kenny Karst.

SF49ers
40ers - 5-30-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush cheerleader Natalie has been selected to the 2016 squad of ladies who will be dancing on the sidelines at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Photo by Kenny Karst.

AmgenTour
Amgen - 5-21-16 - Ed Jay
Sir Bradley Wiggins (CBE), 2012 Tour de France winner, chats with Mark Cavendish (MBE), the greatest sprinter in Tour de France history at the start line, Stage 7, of the Amgen Tour of California. Photo by Ed Jay.

MazdaRaceway
Mazda Raceway - 5-30-16 - Kenny Karst
The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, on the final day of the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, was won by the No. 60 Honda-powered Ligier JS P2 of Michael Shank Racing on Sunday, May 1.  The next major racing event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will be the Motul FIM Superbike World Championship July 8-10.  Visit www.mazdaraceway.com for further information. Photo by Kenny Karst.

Stanforda
Stanford - Bryce Love - 5-30-16 - Kenny Karst
With the departure of Stanford graduating senior running back Remound Wright, Cardinal running back Bryce Love, seen here with a straight arm on Oregon defensive back Arrion Springs last November, will share the backfield duties more often with presumed Heisman Trophy candidate Christian McCaffrey. Photo by Kenny Karst.
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SF FlameThrowers v. Vancouver - 5-28-16 - Ron Sellers
Barrs Lang (No. 4) makes a diving catch for a first quarter score, as the San Francisco Flamethrowers handed the Vancouver Riptide a second loss (30-27) in as many weeks. The FlameThrowers remained undefeated at 8-0 in the Western Division on Saturday night, May 28, at Laney College in Oakland. Photo by Ron Sellers.

SF FlameThrowers v. Vancouver - 5-28-16 - Ron Sellers
Even the defense got into the diving action, as San Francisco FlameThrowers Jason Yun (No. 0) makes a diving attempt to block a catch. Photo by Ron Sellers.

SF FlameThrowers v. Vancouver - 5-28-16 - Ron Sellers
Marcelo Sanchez (No. 22) of the San Francisco FlameThrowers makes a diving catch for a second quarter score. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Ron Sellers.
CalBears
Cal - 5-23-16 - Darren Yamashita
Cal Bears ace pitcher Daulton Jefferies (No. 22) returned from injury to throw three hitless innings against the Utah Utes during Cal's home finale at Evans Diamond on Monday evening, May 23. After leading early, Cal would lose in the ninth inning, 6-5.

Cal Bears - 5-23-16 - Darren Yamashita
Cal third baseman Denis Karas (No. 10) braces for the result of the pitch to Utah's Kyle Hoffmann (2).  Offensively, Karas went 3 for 4 with two RBI. Photo by Darren Yamashita.

Cal Bears - 5-23-16 - Darren Yamashita
Cal first baseman Nick Halamandaris (No. 51) slides in to score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning. The Utes would rally for two runs in the ninth for the 6-5 victory. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Darren Yamashita.
TheFirstTee
The First Tee - 5-30-16
The First Tee of the East Bay will receive a $7,500 donation on behalf of Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and the Warriors Community Foundation, as Green was awarded the third annual Alvin Attles Community Impact Award in recognition of his efforts to make a positive impact on the lives of underserved Bay Area youth. Above, left to right: Jose Gordon, executive director of the Warriors Community Foundation, Draymond Green and Warriors Legend Alvin Attles.

WEEKLY SPORTS CALENDAR
Calendar
Monday, May 30
Golden State Warriors v. Oklahoma City Thunder, 
     6 p.m., Playoffs, Game 7
San Jose Sharks @ Pittsburgh Penguins, 5 p.m.
      Playoffs, Game 1
San Francisco Giants @ Atlanta Braves, 10:10 a.m.
Oakland A's v. Minnesota Twins, 1:05 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Modesto Nuts, 2 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Oklahoma City
     RedHawks, 1:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Lake Elsinore Storm, 1 p.m
Nashville Sounds @ Salt Lake Bees, 1:05 p.m.
Tuesday, May 31
San Francisco Giants @ Atlanta Braves, 4:10 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Minnesota Twins, 7:05 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ El Paso Chihuahuas,
     5:35 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Round Rock Express, 7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Pittsburg Diamonds,
     7:05 p.m.
Vallejo Admirals v. Sonoma Stompers, 6:35 p.m.
Wednesday, June 1
San Jose Sharks @ Pittsburgh Penguins, 5 p.m.
     Playoffs, Game 2
San Francisco Giants @ Atlanta Braves, 4:10 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Minnesota Twins, 12:35 p.m.
San Jose Earthquakes @ Portland Timbers,
     7:30 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Visalia Rawhide, 6:30 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ El Paso Chihuahuas,
     5:35 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Bakersfield Blaze, 7:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Round Rock Express,
     12:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Pittsburg Diamonds,
     7:05 p.m.
Vallejo Admirals v. Sonoma Stompers, 6:35 p.m.
 Thursday, June 2
San Francisco Giants @ Atlanta Braves, 9:10 a.m.
San Jose Giants v. Visalia Rawhide, 7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ El Paso Chihuahuas,
     5:35 p.m.
Stockton Ports v, Bakersfield Blaze, 7:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Round Rock Express, 7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Pittsburg Diamonds,
     7:05 p.m.
Vallejo Admirals v. Sonoma Stompers, 6:35 p.m.
Friday, June 3
San Francisco Giants @ St. Louis Cardinals,
     5:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Houston Astros, 5:10 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Visalia Rawhide, 7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ El Paso Chihuahuas,
     6:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Bakersfield Blaze, 7:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Round Rock Express, 7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Vallejo Admirals, 6:35 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. Sonoma Stompers, 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 4
San Jose Sharks v. Pittsburgh Penguins, 5 p.m.
     Playoffs, Game 3
San Francisco Giants @ St. Louis Cardinals,
     4:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Houston Astros, 1:10 p.m.
San Francisco FlameThrowers @ Vancouver
     Riptide, 6 p.m.
San Jose Spiders @ Los Angeles Aviators, 7:30 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Bakersfield Blaze, 6 p.m.
Sacramento  Republic FC v. LA Galaxy II, 8 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Albuquerque Isotopes,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Visalia Rawhide, 7:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Omaha Storm Chasers,
     7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Vallejo Admirals, 5:05 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. Sonoma Stompers, 6 p.m.
Sunday, June 5
San Francisco Giants @ St. Louis Cardinals,
     11:15 a.m.
Oakland A's @ Houston Astros, 11:10 a.m.
San Francisco FlameThrowers @ Seattle
     Cascades, 1 p.m.
San Jose Spiders @ San Diego Growlers, 1 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Bakersfield Blaze, 1 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Albuquerque Isotopes,
     1:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Visalia Rawhide, 2:09 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Omaha Storm Chasers,
     2:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Vallejo Admirals,
     1:05 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. Sonoma Stompers,
     12 p.m.

Golf Tournaments

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
5-31-16
Sports Pulse
sixtysixthavenue
Mark Davis - 5-28-16
Mark Davis, owner, Oakland Raiders
President Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the
United States

66th Avenue Address
 
--Submitted by a sports enthusiast inspired by
president Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address


Last week Raiders owner Mark Davis called for a unification of Raider Nation. It reminded me of a great American who dealt with similar issues when the nation he was leading was split into a bloody Civil War. If the bearded man from Illinois were a member of the Black Hole, he might have said this:
 
Fourscore and seven years ago his father brought forth in Oakland a new nation, conceived in Silver and Black and dedicated to the proposition that all men are not created equal unless they are Committed to Excellence. Now he is engaged in a great quest for a new home, testing whether Raider Nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure in Oakland. We are met on a great football field of that stadium war. We have come to dedicate a portion of the Coliseum Complex as a final resting place for those fans who gave their time, money and passion so that Raider Nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should "Just Stay, Baby!"
 
But in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men and women who struggled to stay loyal when we were losers have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract. The media will little note or long remember the completely confusing comments ownership has made on journeys to other cities and commitments to those in power.
 
It is for us Northern California Raiders fans rather, to be dedicated to keeping our team where it was born and belongs forever. We take increased devotion to that cause for which so many gave their last full measure of Silver and Black devotion.
 
We here highly resolve that this fan base shall not have rooted in vain, that this Raider Nation, under the NFL shield, shall have a new birth of a stadium and that Raider football, of the fans, by the fans, for the future, shall not perish from this Oakland.

Sports Pulse
Dave Newhouse - 5-19-16 - Barnes & Noble
Co-authors Lou Campanelli (left) and Dave Newhouse at their book signing at Barnes & Noble bookstore in Emeryville, May 19, 2016.

Dare to Dream
Dare to Dream: How James Madison University Became Coed and Shocked the Basketball World
 
By Lou Campanelli
and Dave Newhouse
Former Cal basketball coach Lou Campanelli and local veteran sportswriter Dave Newhouse have co-authored a book chronicling Campanelli's accomplishments as a successful collegiate basketball coach. Campanelli started in 1972, when he arrived at a small teachers college known as Madison College in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. The name was changed to James Madison University and Lou built the basketball program into national prominence before coming to Cal and returning the Bears program into a Pac-10 winner.
 
Co-author Dave Newhouse will be making the following appearances: Friday, June 10, Berkeley Breakfast Club, 7 a.m. (general author talk); Saturday, June 25, Castro Valley Library, 2 p.m. (general author talk); Saturday, July 23, Montclair Library, Oakland, 3 p.m. (general author talk).
 
The book can be ordered at Amazon.com and at bookstores.
Sports Pulse
GraniteBayRugby
Granite Bay -
Granite Bay Rugby wins its first national High School Boys Rugby Championship. 
Photo by Dan Bandoni.

Granite Bay Logo

Granite Bay Rugby Wins First Championship

To win a championship in a sport as rough as rugby, you need players as tough as granite.
 
Prevailing over a field of the country's top 24 teams, the Granite Bay Rugby Club has won the national high school boys rugby championship (under age 19) for the first time in its short seven-year history.
 
Granite Bay competes in what is considered the country's most challenging league of its type with elite high school teams from throughout Northern California, including
Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Granite Bay Rugby - 5-30-16
Sophomore Alex Evans breaks the KC Junior Blues defensive line with a powerful run in the semi-finals of the High School Boys National Championship Tournament. 
Photo by Dan Bandoni.

The Granite Bay Grizzlies earned the crown on Saturday, May 21, after winning three consecutive games in the Boys High School Club National Championship invitational tournament held in Charlotte, North Carolina over three days.  With a roster filled with athletes from 13 area high schools, Granite Bay defeated the Chapel Hill Highlanders of North Carolina, 43-8, the Kansas City Junior Blues 25-10 in the semi-final, and Royal Irish Rugby (Indiana State Champions) in the final 14-8.
 
"I am very proud and happy for our players and coaches who accomplished what was the ultimate goal for every sports team and program," said Granite Bay Rugby head coach Jason Divine, who is a former junior national rugby player.  "We prepared to win the championship by competing in the most difficult league in the country, with more top-ranked high school teams than anywhere else in the nation."
 
In a relatively short time, Granite Bay is earning a reputation, like the legendary De La Salle High School football program in Concord, for sending players to top college programs.
 
In the last four years alone since Divine was hired, more than 60 Granite Bay players have been recruited by major colleges, such as the national champion University of California at Berkeley, Central Washington, Saint Mary's in Moraga, and the University of Arizona.
 
"One of my goals is to continue to place our players in the top rugby programs in the country," said Divine who lives in Sacramento.
 
Rugby's popularity continues to grow worldwide. In the U.S. alone, said Divine, there are over 450,000 youth and adult players and 3,000 rugby clubs.
 
"When I played, there were only 50 college rugby programs.  Now there are 500 programs, which underscores the rise in popularity of our sport," noted Divine.
 
Grantite Bay Rugby - 5-30-16
Alex Evans hydroplanes through the end zone after scoring a try against the KC Junior Blues. Evans was one of eight sophomores called up to varsity for the national championships. 
Photo by Dan Bandoni.


Part of rugby's appeal, he said, is that every player is involved on every play: "You get to run with ball and tackle regardless of the position."
 
Divine predicts rugby's future in the U.S. is bright, with more professional teams coming in cities across the U.S.  Sacramento has a professional rugby team which is playing its inaugural season this year. Rugby is also in the Olympics this year for the first time in almost 100 years.
 
"Rugby is exploding like the 'wild west,' " said Divine.  "There is a huge opportunity for our sport in America and across the globe."
 
 The current Granite Bay Rugby program was founded in 2008 and consists of high school boys from 13 high schools (Granite Bay, Rocklin, Roseville, Whitney, Oakmont, Del Oro, Woodcreek, Antelope, Casa, Folsom, Vista, Placer, Bella Vista).  It competes in the country's most difficult league -- the Nor Cal Premier Conference, which includes top high school teams from Sacramento and the Bay Area.  For more information, please visit www.granitebayrugby.com.

Highly Recommended!

Oaks Card Club - 5-30-16

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De La Salle Summer Basketball Camps 
Now Open!
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,
Coach AJ Kuhle

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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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The Blue Light, 1979 Union Street

Bus Stop, 1901 Union Street

The Chieftain, 198 5th Street

Danny Coyle's, 668 Haight Street

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Final Final, 2990 Baker @ Lombard

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Il Pirata, 2007 16th Street

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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

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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

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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

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Pacific Coast Brewing Co., 906 Washington Street, Oakland

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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

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

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