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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, June 13 through Sunday, June 19, 2016
Issue No. 124

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Steph Curry - 6-13-16 - Rich Yee
Unanimous NBA MVP Stephen Curry broke out of his playoff shooting slump in convincing fashion on Friday night, scoring 38 points as the Golden State Warriors  overcame the Cleveland Cavaliers, 108-97, in Game 4 of the Conference Finals. The Warriors now lead the series, 3-1, and Game 5 returns to Oracle Arena on Monday night, at 6 p.m., where the Warriors hope to win their second straight NBA championship on their home floor. But intrigue clouds a probable Warriors victory as defensive specialist and inspirational leader Draymond Green has been suspended for a flagrant-1 foul committed in Game 4, a kick to the groin of LeBron James. Can the Warriors overcome Green's absence? Photo by Rich Yee.


Game Day - 3-31-16
Henry's Sports Bar is Berkeley's best place to catch all the games on 13 TVs, including the 108" Big Screen TV. We have all the Sports Packages and Sports Channels, including the Pac-12 Network. From baseball to soccer / futbol, to the Rio Olympics to Cal Athletics, come to Henry's for great local and regional craft brews, FAN-tastic food and great times with your friends at Berkeley's Best Sports Bar and GastroPub. Henry's is located in the Hotel Durant, just steps away from UC Berkeley, Zellerbach Hall, and the Greek Theater. Monday Night Baseball specials! Watch the Warriors compete for the championship and watch baseball -- with all the teams,  including the Giants and A's -- and get ready to SCOOOOOOORE! with the biggest soccer matches of the year at Henry's Sports Bar and GastroPub, 2600 Durant Street, Berkeley, 94704! (510) 809-4132.

Sharks
San Jose Sharks - Kenneth Wong
The San Jose Sharks hoped to replicate the feat of a young fan by lifting their own trophy over their heads but they fell tantalizing short on Sunday evening at SAP Center, losing Game 6 and the Stanley Cup playoff series 4-2 to the Pittsburgh Penguins. While falling short, no San Jose Sharks team has ever advanced so far into the finals during their 25 years of existence. A proud salute to the San Jose Sharks. Photo by Kenneth Wong.

OaklandAs
6-13-16 - Michael Zagaris
Starting A's pitcher Jesse Hahn pitched six strong innings behind a 17-hit attack as Oakland routed the Detroit Tigers, 12-3, on a recent visit to the Coliseum. Hahn contributed defense as well, tagging out Detroit's second baseman Ian Kinsler at the plate. Photo by Michael Zagaris. 

SanFranGiants
Kenny - 6-13-16 - Kenny Karst
The San Francisco Giants presented Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz ("Big Papi") with a plaque before the game, bearing a cable car bell. Pictured (left to right): Giants pitcher Jake Peavy, Giants veteran first baseman Willie McCovey (seated, lower), Ortiz, Giants relief pitcher Javier Lopez, with plaque.
© 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.
SanFranGiants
Denard Span - 6-13-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco Giants center fielder Denard Span dives back to first base safely during the bottom of the fifth inning as Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez
awaits the pick-off throw during an inter-league game.
SanFranGiants
6-12-16 - Kenny Karst - SF Giants
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford bobbles a ball, ruled a single in the fifth inning. In their first of a two-game series, the Boston Red Sox would score two runs in the top of the tenth inning on Tuesday evening at AT&T Park for a 5-3 victory.  © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.
SanFranGiants
SF Giants - 6-13-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik dives in vain to catch the errant throw of catcher Trevor Brown (not pictured) during the seventh inning as Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. slides safely into second base. The Red Sox went on to defeat the Giants, 5-3, in the first of a two-game, inter-league series.
SanFranGiants
David Ortiz - 6-16-16 - Kenny Karst
David Ortiz, "Big Papi," warms up in the on-deck circle for a pinch hit role in the seventh inning of the inter-league game against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, June 7.  Ortiz will retire after the 2016 season, after 20 years in Major League Baseball, and made his final two plate appearances at AT&T Park in San Francisco during the two-game series. For more photos, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. 
SF49ers
Kaepernick - 6-13-16 - Kenny Karst
He's baaaack . . . San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, seen here last year against the Green Bay Packers, participated in mandatory three-day drills last week, and was quoted as saying he's happy to be a member of the 49ers. Telling reporters about his conversation with new head coach Chip Kelly, Kaepernick said, "All I've heard is Chip has told me it's going to be a competition ... and to come in and be ready to compete. That's going to be my mindset and I'm excited to do that." 

SF49ers
49ers Cheerleader - 6-13-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush cheerleader Savannah dances on the sidelines last October 2015.  Savannah has been selected to the 2016 Gold Rush squad and will perform for fans again in the coming season at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. 

Mariucci
Steve Mariucci - 6-13-16 - Ed Jay
Members of the Oakland Raiderettes and the 49ers Gold Rush show their support by surrounding NFL Network broadcaster and co-host Steve Mariucci at the Madden-Mariucci Charity Bocce Tournament held on Wednesday, June 8, at Campo di Bocce 
in Livermore. Photo by Ed Jay.

Raidera
Jack del Rio - 6-13-16 - Ed Jay
Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio (second from right) was among the guests attending the Madden-Mariucci Charity Bocce Tournament held last week in Livermore. Above, Del Rio is shown with John Madden's family; (left to right) son Michael Madden, Mrs. John Madden, coach, and son Joe Madden. Photo by Ed Jay.

Escape
Escape from Alcatraz - 6-13-16 - Ed Jay
Triathletes dive off the San Francisco Belle and into San Francisco Bay on the first leg of the 2016 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon on Sunday morning, June 12. The Triathlon includes a 1.5-mile swim from Alcatraz Island and continues with an 18-mile bike ride out on the Great Highway and through Golden Gate Park and concludes with an 8-mile run through the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The finish is at the Marina Green. Entries are limited to 2,000 competitors each year. Photo by Ed Jay.

Escape
Alcatraz - 6-13-16 - Ed Jay
After swimming for 1.5-miles in San Francisco Bay and running the length of the Marina, Escape from Alcatraz triathletes head into the transition area to gather their bikes and start an 18-mile hilly bike ride. Each athlete has a computer chip on their ankle to record their splits for each transition.  Photo by Ed Jay.

Escape
Escape - 6-13-16 - Ed Jay
First-time entrant and Rio-bound USA Triathlon team member Joe Maloy won the 2016 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon with a time of 2:05:44. Prior to the start, Maloy had said, "The Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon has been on my 'triathlon to-do list' for a few years so I am thrilled to be competing." To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Ed Jay.

Amgen
Amgen - 6-13-16 - Ed Jay
U.S. National Road Race Champion Megan Guarnier (in yellow jersey) with Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team members prepare to celebrate victory in Sacramento as the four-day Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women's Race Empowered with SRAM concluded, along with the men's event. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Jay Photography Group.

MazdaRaceway
Mazda Raceway - 6-13-16 - Kenny Karst
The No. 67 Ford GT in the GT Le Mans class, owned by Ford Chip Ganassi Racing and driven by Ryan Briscoe of Sydney, Australia and Richard Westbrook of Essex, England, powers down through the famed "corkscrew' turns at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas during the running of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship of the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix on Sunday, May 1.  The next major event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca will be the Motul FIM Superbike World Championship from July 8-10.  For further information, visit  www.mazdaraceway.com. 

Stanforda
Christain McCaffrey - 6-13-16 - Kenny Karst
Stanford Cardinal running back Christian McCaffrey (No. 5) runs through the Cal Bears  defense as defensive tackle DeVante Wilson swipes too late at the presumed Heisman Trophy candidate during last year's Big Game in November 2015 at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto. Stanford's first football game of the 2016 season will be at Stanford Stadium on Friday, September 2 when they host the Kansas State Wildcats. 
SanFranciscoFlameThrowers
SF Flames - 6-12-16 - Darren Yamashita
Simon Higgins (No. 1) of the San Francisco FlameThrowers rises up for an early goal during their American Ultimate Disc League conference game against the Los Angeles Aviators at Laney College in Oakland on Sunday. Photo by Darren Yamashita.
SanFranciscoFlameThrowers
SF Flames - 6-12-16 - Darren Yamashita
San Francisco FlameThrowers' Eli Kerns (left, No. 24) and Los Angeles Aviators' Zach Theodore (No. 16) attempt to run down a long pass near the FlameThrowers goal line. Photo by Darren Yamashita.
SanFranciscoFlameThrowers
Hunter Corbett (No. 17) of the Aviators and Marcelo Sanchez (No. 22) of the FlameThrowers battle for the disc. The Aviators (4-5) came away with the upset, defeating the first place FlameThrowers (8-3) by a score of 27-22 on Sunday afternoon at Laney Field in Oakland. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.
GiantRace
Giant Race - 6-4-16 - Rich Yee
Avid Giant Race participants surround San Jose Giants mascot Gigante at Municipal Stadium in San Jose on Saturday, June 4. The San Francisco Giants sponsor four annual Giant Race events, which take place in Sacramento, San Jose, San Francisco and Scottsdale, AZ. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.
Photo by Rich Yee.
USASwimm
USA Swim - 6-5-16 - Rich Yee
A competitor in action at the 2016 Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara at the George F. Haines International Swim Center on Sunday, June 5. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.  Photo by Rich Yee.
SanFranciscoDeltas
6-13-16 - SF Deltas
A bubble soccer scrimmage was hosted by the San Francisco Deltas at the 38th annual Caranaval in San Francisco recently. The Deltas, a new North American Soccer League (NASL) Division II member, is set to debut at Kezar Stadium in February of 2017. For more information, visit www.sfdeltas.com. Photo: SF Deltas.  @sfdeltas
RAAMM
RAAM - 6-13-16
When the solo male racers in the 35th edition of the Race Across America (RAAM) begin their 3,080-mile bicycle race from Oceanside, Calif. to Annapolis, Md. on Tuesday, they may be wagering on the closest battle in RAAM history. Both recent winners Severin Zotter and Christoph Strasser are out this year, leaving four riders who have all placed second within the past decade: Marko Baloh, Sovenia; Gerhard Gulewicz, Austria; Mark Pattinson, UK; and David Haase, USA. Haase (above) was second last year and vows to trim at least 9 hours from his 2015 second place time of 8 days, 20 hours. "Being top American last year was nice," he said in Oceanside on Sunday. "But I want to be the top American and winner, too!" If successful he'll be the first American winner since 2003. Photo by Vic Armijo / RAAM Media.

For written reports, video and photographs of RAAM visit www.ridefarther.com.
For real-time live tracking visit: http://www.raceacrossamerica.org/live-tracking.html

WEEKLY SPORTS CALENDAR
Calendar
Monday, June 13
Golden State Warriors v. Cleveland Cavaliers,
     Game 5, Playoffs, 6 p.m.
San Francisco Giants v. Milwaukee Brewers,
     7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Texas Rangers, 7:05 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Inland Empire 66ers, 6:30 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Fresno Grizzlies,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Modesto Nuts, 6:10 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Modesto Nuts, Game 2,
     Makeup of 4/9 ppd.
Nashville Sounds v. Memphis Redbirds, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, June 14
San Francisco Giants v. Milwaukee Brewers,
     7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Texas Rangers, 7:05 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Inland Empire 66ers, 6:30 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Fresno Grizzlies,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Modesto Nuts, 7:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Memphis Redbirds, 7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Sonoma Stompers, 6:05 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds @ Vallejo Admirals, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 15
San Francisco Giants v. Milwaukee Brewers,
     12:45 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Texas Rangers, 7:05 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Inland Empire 66ers, 12:30 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Fresno Grizzlies,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. Modesto Nuts, 7:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Memphis Redbirds, 12:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Sonoma Stompers, 6:05 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds @ Vallejo Admirals, 7 p.m.
 Thursday, June 16
Golden State Warriors @ Cleveland Cavaliers,
     Game 6, Playoffs (if needed), 6 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Texas Rangers, 12:35 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Rancho Cucamonga Quakes,
     7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Fresno Grizzlies,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ High Desert Mavericks, 7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Memphis Redbirds, 7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Sonoma Stompers, 7:05 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds @ Vallejo Admirals, 7 p.m.
Friday, June 17
San Francisco Giants @ Tampa Bay Rays, 4:10 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Los Angeles Angels, 6:35 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Rancho Cucamonga Quakes,
     7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. El Paso Chihuahuas,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ High Desert Mavericks, 7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Round Rock Express, 7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Pittsburg Diamonds,
     7:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Vallejo Admirals, 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 18
San Francisco Giants @ Tampa Bay Rays, 1:10 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Los Angeles Angels, 1:05 p.m.
San Jose Earthquakes @ Orlando City SC, 4:30 p.m.
San Jose Spiders v. San Francisco FlameThrowers, 
     7 p.m.
USA v. Italy Rugby, Avaya Stadium
Sacramento Republic FC v. Rio Grande Valley FC,
     8 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, 
     5 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. El Paso Chihuahuas,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ High Desert Mavericks, 7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Round Rock Express, 7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Pittsburg Diamonds,
     3:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Vallejo Admirals, 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 19
Golden State Warriors v. Cleveland Cavaliers,
     Game 7, Playoffs (if needed), 5 p.m.
San Francisco Giants @ Tampa Bay Rays,
     10:10 a.m.
Oakland A's v. Los Angeles Angels, 1:05 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. Rancho Cucamonga Quakes,
     1 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. El Paso Chihuahuas,
     1:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ High Desert Mavericks,
     5:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Round Rock Express,
     2:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Pittsburg Diamonds,
     1:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Vallejo Admirals, 5 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
Hotel Durant - 6-13-16
Sports Pulse
DaveNewhouse
Save Newhouse - 2016
Co-authors Lou Campanelli (left) and Dave Newhouse at their book signing at Barnes & Noble bookstore in Emeryville earlier
this year.
Dave Newhouse - Fred Fassett
Co-author Dave Newhouse spoke to the Berkeley Breakfast Club on June 10, in the company of Fred Fassett, CEO of Minuteman Press.

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: 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.

Highly Recommended!

Oaks Card Club - 5-30-16

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Sports Pulse
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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
Sun., Aug. 14       Houston Texans            4 p.m.     KPIX 5
Sat., Aug. 20        @ Denver Broncos       6 p.m.     KPIX 5
Fri,, Aug. 26          Green Bay Packers      7 p.m.     KPIX 5
Thur., Sep. 1         San Diego Chargers    7 p.m.     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.

 

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    

 

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