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Today
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 20 through Sunday, June 26, 2016
Issue No. 125

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Table of Contents

GoldenStateWarriorsFor Your Viewing Pleasure

Curry - 6-20-16
Stephen Curry

Klay Thompson - 6-20-16 - Rich Yee
Klay Thompson

Draymond Green - 6-20-16 - Rich Yee
Draymond Green

THANK YOU Stephen, Klay and Draymond and the entire Golden State Warriors team. You provided us with a season of excitement and record-breaking accomplishments and thrilled us to the end, coming within seconds of a second consecutive NBA World Championship. We carry wonderful memories forward and THANK YOU again. You remain our champions. Photos 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 Giants and A's and all baseball teams 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
Warriors Watch Party - 6-16-16
Hopeful Golden State Warriors fans gathered at Oracle Arena for a Watch Party on Thursday, June 16, to root their heroes to a win in Game 6. But LeBron James was on the floor and recorded his second-straight 41-point performance and the Cleveland Cavaliers would prevail, 115-101. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page
and be sure to LIKE us.

OaklandAs
Tim Licecum - 6-18-16 - Michael Zagaris
Tim Lincecum, a former stand-out San Francisco Giants pitcher and now a member of the Los Angeles Angels rotation, gathers himself in the dugout before stifling the Oakland A's with six strong innings as the Halos beat the Athletics 7-1 on 
Saturday, June 18 at the Coliseum.

OaklandAs
Oakland A's - 6-19-16 - Michael Zagaris
Members of the San Jose Sharks hang with pitchers (left to right) Sean Doolitle, John Axford and Liam Hendriks pre-game before the Halos handed Oakland a 7-1 loss. Photo by Michael Zagaris.

OaklandAs
Oakland A's - 6-19-16 - Rich Yee
In a hurry! Los Angeles Angels catcher Carlos Perez reacts quickly to a foul ball, leaving his helmet and mask in mid-air. The Halos would prevail again on Sunday afternoon, Father's Day, with a 2-0 victory over the Oakland A's at the Coliseum. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Rich Yee.

SanFranGiants
Casilla - SF Giants - 6-20-16 - Kenny Karst
Dominican-born closing pitcher Santiago Casilla of the San Francisco Giants (1-2 / 2.67 ERA) has a two-seam fastball, clocked at an average of 94 MPH in 2016.  Placed on three-day paternity leave on Friday, June 17 for the birth of his child, Casilla is expected to return to the team on Monday, June 20 for the Giants' series against
the Pirates in Pittsburgh.
SF49ers
49ers - 6-20-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers seven-year veteran linebacker NaVorro Bowman says the rehab days following his 2014 knee injury are in the rear-view mirror. "It's totally different. I feel great," Bowman said. "Adding on days on top of days, I feel it sometimes, but it's nowhere near what I went through last year with the constant attention I had to put on it. This year I'm able to wake up and ride. The road has continued to get better for me, just like I knew it would."

SF49ers
Gold Rich - 6-20-16 - Kenny Karst
The San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush cheerleaders always take center stage during the pregame festivities at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

Raiders
Oakland Raiderettes - Ed Jay
Football's Fabulous Females are already in rehearsal for the upcoming season.

Mariucci
Mariucci Bocce - 6-8-16 - Ed Jay
 At the 18th annual Madden-Mariucci Charity Bocce Tournament at Campo di Bocce in Livermore. Raiderette Taylor lines up her next shot in order to get the ball closest to the palino. Raider great Cliff Branch (center, rear) watches in support. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.

Escape
Escape from Alcatraz - 1-2-16 - Ed Jay
Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon participants line the rails of the San Francisco Belle, with their destination in sight. They are seconds away from diving into the water for their 1.5 mile to the shores of San Francisco's St. Francis Yacht Club.

Escape
Escape from Alcatraz - 6-12-16 - Larry Rosa
Escape From Alcatraz participants exit San Francisco Bay and run a short distance to change and hop onto their bikes for an 18 mile hilly bike ride out to Golden Gate Park. Photo by Larry Rosa.

Escape
Escape from Alcatraz - 1-12-16 - Ed Jay
An Escape From Alcatraz participant dismounts after the bike race portion of the triathlon. Look, barefoot. Yikes! 

Escape
Escape from Alcatraz - 6-12-16 - Larry Rosa
Escape From Alcatraz participant Cameron Dye (USA) leads the pro men and is first off the bikes, transitioning to start an eight-mile trail run out to Baker Beach and up the infamous Sand Ladder. 

Escape
Escape from Alcatraz - 1-12-16 - Ed Jay
Escape From Alcatraz participant Joe Maloy's margin of victory was only 11 seconds over Cameron Dye of Boulder, Co. Maloy, of Somers Point, NJ is headed for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.

Escape
Escape fro Alcatraz - 1-12-16 - Ed Jay
Holly Lawrence of Los Angeles is the first female finisher in the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon, with a time of 2:20:53.

Escape
Escape from Alcatraz - 1-12-16 - Ed Jay
Top Escape From Alcatraz female finishers gather for a group shot. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.

MazdaRaceway
Mazda Raceway - 6-20-16 - Kenny Karst
The No. 90 Corvette DP in the prototype class, owned by VisitFlorida.com Racing and driven by Marc Goossens of Geel, Belgium and Ryan Dalziel of Glasgow, Scotland, powers through turn #3 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with a Corvette and Porsche in hot pursuit during the WeatherTech SportsCar Challenge 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.

CalBears
Nicole - 6-20-16

Stanforda
Stanford - 6-20-16 - Kenny Karst
Stanford Cardinal sophomore cornerback Quenton Meeks (24) lit up the Iowa Hawkeyes in the 2016 Rose Bowl Game as a freshman with this 66-yard interception for a touchdown, and will shore up the Cardinal secondary throughout the 2016 season. 
SanFranciscoFlameThrowers
SF FlameThrowers - 6-12-16 - Darren Yamashita
The San Francisco FlameThrowers (AUDL -- American Ultimate Disc League) have avid fans and some chose to express themselves publicly. The FlameThrowers sport an impressive 8-3 record and their next home game is Sunday afternoon, June 26, at 1 p.m. against a SoCal rival, the San Diego Growlers at the Laney College football field, just blocks from Lake Merritt and BART. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Darren Yamashita.
USARugby
Rugby - 6-19-16 - Darren Yamashita
USA Men's Eagles vs. Italy in rugby: fly-half AJ MacGinty (center) finds running room through the Italy defense. The Eagles fell to Italy, 24-20, on Saturday afternoon at Avaya Stadium in San Jose.
SanFranciscoFlameThrowers
USA Rugby v. Italy - 1-19-16 - Darren Yamashita
Rugby wingers Leonardo Sarto (Italy, left) and Takudzwa Ngwenya (USA Men's Eagles, center) violently collide early in the first half. Both players eventually walked off under their own power but neither returned to the game.
SanFranciscoFlameThrowers
USA Rugby v. Italy - 1-19-16 - Darren Yamashita
USA Men's Eagles' Cam Dolan and Italy's Dries Van Schalkwyk battle for possession of a line-out during the second half of their rugby test match. The Eagles face Russia on Saturday in Sacramento. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page
and be sure to LIKE us.
Photo by Darren Yamashita

Pacifics
San Rafael Pacifics - 6-19-16 - Darren Yamashita
Pittsburg Diamonds' third baseman Mike Taylor makes solid contact during the Pacific Association League game against the San Rafael Pacifics on Sunday, June 19, 
at Albert Park in San Rafael. 

San Rafael Pacifics - 6-19-16 - Darren Yamashita
Pacifics right fielder Maikel Jova breaks his bat late in the game. The San Rafael Pacifics completed a three-game series sweep of the Pittsburg Diamonds with a 4-3 victory
on Father's Day.

San Rafael Pacific - 6-18-16 - Darren Yamashita
San Rafael Pacifics shortstop Daniel Gonzalez sidesteps the slide of the Diamonds' Scott David to complete the throw to first base. Next up for the Pacifics are three away games versus the Vallejo Admirals, followed by a return of the Pittsburg Diamonds. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.
GiantRace
Giant Race - Rich Yee - 6-4-16
Totally together! Two racers cross the finish line in unison at the Giant Race, reaffirming the pleasure of doing things together. The race was held at Municipal Stadium on June 4, home of the San Jose Giants. 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.
USASwimm1
Swim - 6-20-16 - Rich Yee
A competitor in action at the 2016 Arena Pro Swim Series in 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.
SpiritRun
Pleasanton Race - 6-20-16 - Larry Rosa
Athletes run under the Downtown Pleasanton Arch during the start of the 23rd annual Father's Day Spirit Run 5k.
SanFranciscoDeltas
SF Deltas - 6-20-16
San Francisco Deltas fans pose in front of team's booth at the 38th annual Caranaval in San Francisco recently. The Deltas, a new North American Soccer League (NASL) Division II member, are set to debut at Kezar Stadium in February of 2017. For more information,
visit www.sfdeltas.com.
Photo: SF Deltas.  @sfdeltas
AllProWrestling
Jim Fitzpatrick - 6-20-16
The Classic Connection, the legendary pro wrestling tag team of Buddy Royal (left) and Levi Shapiro, 
are pictured above holding copies of the Ultimate Sports Guide magazine. The tag team were enjoying a recent victory in Daly City and looking forward to their opportunity to reclaim their World Tag Team championship.
RAAMM
RAAM - 6-20-16 - Vic
Prior to the start of this year's 35th edition of the Race Across America (RAAM) there were a number of ultra-endurance bicycle racers that fans were touting as possible contenders, but few included rookie Pierre Bischoff on their list. The 31-year-old has been at the front of this year's 3,068-mile race, having taken the lead starting in Arizona. As of Sunday evening he was riding in Missouri, with the second place rider about 60 miles behind. But there's still over 1,300 miles to go before Bischoff can claim victory in this race from Oceanside, Calif., to Annapolis, Md. Expect Bischoff, or whichever rider manages to catch him, to finish sometime Thursday or Friday. Watch the race's progress at www.raceacrossamerica.org.

 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 20
San Francisco Giants @ Pittsburgh Pirates,
     4:05 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. El Paso Chihuahuas, 
     12:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Round Rock Express, 7:05 p.m. 
Tuesday, June 21
San Francisco Giants @ Pittsburgh Pirates,
     4:05 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Milwaukee Brewers, 7:05 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Tacoma Rainiers,
     7:05 p.m.
CAL vs. CAR All-Star Game at Lake Elsinore, 
     6:30 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Iowa Cubs, 7:08 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Vallejo Admirals, 6:35 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. Sonoma Stompers, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 22
San Francisco Giants @ Pittsburgh Pirates,
     4:05 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Milwaukee Brewers, 12:35 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Tacoma Rainiers,
     7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Iowa Cubs, 12:08 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Vallejo Admirals, 6:35 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. Sonoma Stompers, 7 p.m.
 Thursday, June 23
San Francisco Giants @ Pittsburgh Pirates,
     9:35 a.m.
Oakland A's @ Los Angeles Angels, 7:05 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Stockton Ports, 7:10 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Tacoma Rainiers,
     7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Iowa Cubs, 7:08 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics @ Vallejo Admirals, 6:35 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. Sonoma Stompers, 7 p.m.
Friday, June 24
San Francisco Giants v. Philadelphia Phillies,
     7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Los Angeles Angels, 7:05 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Stockton Ports, 7:10 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Tacoma Rainiers,
     7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Iowa Cubs, 7:08 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Pittsburg Diamonds, 7:05 p.m.
Vallejo Admirals v. Sonoma Stompers, 6:35 p.m.
Saturday, June 25
San Francisco Giants v. Philadelphia Phillies,
     7:05 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Los Angeles Angels, 7:05 p.m.
San Jose Earthquakes v. LA Galaxy, 7 p.m.
San Jose Spiders vs. San Diego Growlers, 7 p.m.
Sacramento Republic FC @ Arizona United SC,
     7:30 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Stockton Ports, 7:10 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Las Vegas 51s, 7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Omaha Storm Chasers,
     7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Pittsburg Diamonds, 5:05 p.m.
Vallejo Admirals v. Sonoma Stompers, 5:05 p.m.

Sunday, June 26
San Francisco Giants v. Philadelphia Phillies,
     1:05 p.m.
Oakland A's @ Los Angeles Angels, 12:35 p.m.
San Francisco FlameThrowers vs. San Diego
     Growlers, 1 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Stockton Ports, 2:09 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Las Vegas 51s,
     12:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Omaha Storm Chasers,
     6:35 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Pittsburg Diamonds,
     1:05 p.m.
Vallejo Admirals v. Sonoma Stompers, 1:05 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 - 6-20-16
Sports Pulse
VisualTreat
Christian McCaffrey
Stanford
SF Giants
San Francisco Giants
David Carr
Oakland Raiders
Steph Curry
Golden State Warriors
A Visual Treat
 
For your viewing pleasure the Ultimate Sports Guide has complied a directory of over 200 Facebook albums that are at your finger tips. Simply click here for an array of albums covering the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders, Golden State Warriors, San Jose Sharks, Cal, Stanford, and other San Francisco Bay Area sports teams and institutions. The directory, containing work of some of the most talented photographers in the Bay Area, offers visual and historic treats sure to delight.

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 - 6-20-16

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(510) 653-4456

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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

Everywon Race - 6-6-16
For more information, visit https://everywon.org/event/1/info

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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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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

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    

 

Vacaville 

Stars Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway

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