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Ron Sellers, 
Darren Yamashita and Larry Rosa.

Monday, August 8 through Sunday, August 14
Issue No. 132

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Jose Canseco - 8-8-16 - Darren Yamashita
Looking fit and still maintaining a big-league swagger, Jose Canseco has resurfaced as a knuckle ball pitcher for the Pittsburg Diamonds, a Pacific Association team headquartered in the East Bay. Canseco pitched on Sunday afternoon and while his line was not sterling, giving up two runs and hitting four batters in four-plus innings, the allure and enchantment of this 52-year-old 1988 American League MVP of the Oakland A's is undeniable. The Sonoma Stompers would win the game, 10-5.

Game Day - 3-31-16
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Jose Canseco - 8-8-16 - Darren Yamashita
High spirited and good-natured, Jose Canseco interrupts a pregame interview of a fellow teammate before the game between the Pittsburgh Diamonds and the Sonoma Stompers on Sunday, August 7. Photo by Darren Yamashita.


Pittsburg Diamond - 8-8-16 - Darren Yamashita
Pittsburg Diamonds third baseman Nick Oddo tosses his bat while he watches his third inning drive sail over the right field fence for a home run against the Sonoma Stompers. Photo by Darren Yamashita.

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Andre Ward - 8-8-16 - Ed Jay
Andre Ward (30-0, 15 KOs), Oakland's own light heavyweight champion, mingled with supporters after his weigh-in at Frank Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland on Friday afternoon, August 5, in advance of his bout with Alexander Brand (25-2, 19 KOs) on Saturday night at Oracle Arena. Photo by Ed Jay.

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Andre Ward - 8-8-16 - Rich Yee
Ward dominated the 39-year-old Brand but could not land a knockout punch. Nevertheless, Ward won every round and the judges' score cards read 120-108,
120-108 and 120-108 for the 12-round bout. Photo by Rich Yee.

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Andre Ward - 8-8-16 - Rich Yee
Ward's victory places him in line to meet light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in a unified 175-pound championship bout on November 19 on HBO pay-per-view. The site has not been officially announced but is believed to be the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Rich Yee.

Mmazda
Mazda Raceway - 8-8-16 - Kenny Karst
Rider Davide Giugliano of Rome, Italy leads the pack as he powers through Turn 5 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on his #34 Ducati Panigale R during Race 2 of the FIM Superbike World Championship on Sunday, July 10.  The next event is the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, featuring four days of racing with historic cars in multiple categories, from August 18-21.  Described as a museum springing to life, this is the only event where historic cars are doing what they were originally intended to do...race. Approximately 550 race cars are invited to compete. For further information, visit www.mazdaraceway.com

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Mazda - 8-8-16 - Kenny Karst
The Aruba.it Racing Ducati Superbike Team girls, representing rider Davide Guigliano (see photo above this one), pose for a photo during the fan walk on pit lane at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca before Race 2 of the FIM World Superbike Championship on Sunday, July 10. © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

SanFranGiants
Sergio Romo - 8-8-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo, seen here in an earlier game, pitched a scoreless seventh inning while striking out one last Saturday in our nation's capital against the Washington Nationals, and the Giants won, 7-1. 
SanFranGiants
Dusty Baker - 8-8-16 - Michael Zagaris
Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker (right) is pictured in the visitors' dugout with his son, Darren, during their game with the San Francisco Giants on July 29. Darren experienced a moment of fame 14 years ago when, as a three-year-old Giants bat boy, he was plucked away from home plate by the Giants J.T. Snow during Game 5 of the 2002 World Series, in the midst of a rally. Photo by Michael Zagaris.
AAAs
Sean Manaea - 8-8-16 - Michael Zagaris
Oakland A's pitcher Sean Manaea (3-7, 4.58) gave up only two runs in the series finale versus the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, August 7, but it was still too many as they would fall, 3-1. Photo by Michael Zagaris.


A's - 8-8-16 - Michael Zagaris
Slick fielding A's infielder Tyler Ladendorf came up with another gem, but Oakland would fall to Chicago, 7-2, in the three game series opener.


Oakland A's - 8-8-16 - Kenny Karst
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray (5-11), seen here in an earlier game, took on Chicago Cubs ace pitcher Jake Arrieta (13-5) last Saturday.  Gray pitched well through five innings, yielding two earned runs and five hits while striking out two batters, but Arrieta shut down the Athletics' offense, giving up just three hits and no runs, and the A's lost, 4-0. © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

SonomaRace
Sonoma - 8-8-16 - Kenny Karst
NASCAR driver Kyle Larson poses for a photo before the start of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, June 26.  Larson finished 12th in a field of 40.

SonomaRace
Sonoma - 8-8-16 - Kenny Karst
The #42 Chevrolet SS of NASCAR driver Kyle Larson comes through Turn 4 at Sonoma Raceway with ride-side air under his tires during the latter stage of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on Sunday, June 26. The next event will be the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma on Friday, September 16 through Sunday, September 18, with the Verizon INDYCAR Series returning to Sonoma Raceway for the epic series finale to the
2016 racing schedule. © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

SF49ers
49ers - 8-8-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Kenneth Ackers, now in his third year out of Southern Methodist University, intercepts a pass in mid-air off of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (not pictured) last October at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, where the Niners will host the Houston Texans next Sunday, August 14, at 4:00 p.m. in their first preseason game of 2016. © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

SF49ers
49ers - 8-8-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush cheerleader Savannah is a third-year veteran who will dance again this season at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

RRRRaaider
Raiders - 8-8-16 - Ed Jay
The Oakland Raiders opened their training camp in Napa on Saturday, July 30, which meant a full day of stretching and drills. Above, running backs Latavius Murray (No. 28) and Taiwan Jones (No. 22) do their part. The NFL regular season finds the Raiders visiting the New Orleans Saints on September 11 at 10 a.m. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Ed Jay.

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Raiderette - 8-8-16 - Ed Jay
Raiderette Jessica poses with Hall of Famer Willie Brown (left) and Raider Great Cliff Branch at the Madden Mariucci Battle of the Bay Bocce Tournament in June.

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Cal Student-Athletes
We continue a new series of regular reports on promising Cal athletes for our readers, authored by one of their very own, Nicole Henriksson. Nicole is a talented third-year double major (Political Science/American Studies) student who still finds time to excel on UC Berkeley's field hockey team and compile profiles of her fellow student-athletes. 
We are sure you will enjoy them.


Nicole - 8-1-16 - Cal
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Stanford - 8-8-16 - Kenny Karst
Stanford Cardinal junior running back Christian McCaffrey (that's right folks: he has another year of eligibility for 2017) sidesteps the Iowa Hawkeyes defense during the Rose Bowl Game last January in Pasadena.  McCaffrey, a presumed Heisman Trophy candidate, and the Cardinal football team open the 2016 schedule by hosting the Kansas State Wildcats at Stanford Stadium on Friday, September 2.
© 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.
SJGiants
SJ Giants - 8-8-16 - Larry Rosa
Stockton Ports pitcher James Naile (33) throws to first base to foil an aggressive San Jose Giants runner on Sunday, August 7, 2016. Photo by Larry Rosa.

SJGiants
San Joe Giants - 8-8-16 - Larry Rosa
A sacred vantage point from which to watch a game -- the San Jose Giants dugout. 

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SJ Giants - 8-8-16 - Larry Rosa
On Thursday evening, August 4, the San Jose Giants (58-56) led going into the ninth inning, but the Stockton Ports (47-67) tied the game with one run and scored four more times in the 11th inning to coast home, 8-4. Above, Giants outfielder Dylan Davis dives back to first base after a pick-off attempt. Photo by Larry Rosa.

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Triathlon - 8-8-16 - Larry Rosa
The largest west coast urban triathlon, the 3rd annual Oakland Triathlon Festival, with Sprint and Olympic distances, was held on July 31, 2016. Swimmers started from the ferry dock at Jack London Square and passed a container ship and massive cranes at the Port of OaklandTo view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Larry Rosa.

Ironman
Vineman - 8-8-16 - Larry Rosa
One of the prettiest and most popular races on the circuit, IRONMAN Vineman offers a unique blend of pinot and personal records. The continental United States' oldest full-distance event, the Vineman triathlon has been a California classic for decades and the experience is unmatched as participants swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles through beautiful Sonoma County wine country. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Larry Rosa.

DiscAss
YCC - 8-8-16
The Bay Area Disc Association is in the midst of a fundraiser to expand Youth Ultimate in the San Francisco Bay Area. With support, they will provide youth with the opportunity to learn and play Ultimate at all levels of competition. A wide range of youth growth experiences await, ranging from entry-level clinics to sending youth select teams to the National Championships. Donations are tax-deductible and will expand the youth program's outreach and impact. For more information, click here.

Wrestling
Hulk Hogan - 8-8-16 - Rich Yee
Gold Rush Pro Wrestling held a major slam down billed as The Golden Gate on Saturday night, July 30, at The Gold Mine in Pacifica, with numerous titans going after each other. Above, Hulk Hogan prepares to level a punch at our photographer. Photo by Rich Yee.

Gold Rush Wrestling - 8-8-16 - Rich Yee
Big Dylan Frost comes crashing down on Eki Sol, one half of Pinoy Pride. (Update: Eki survived.) Another action-packed evening of Gold Rush Pro Wrestling is scheduled for Saturday evening, August 27, also at The Gold Mine in Pacifica. Photo by Rich Yee.

Gold Rush wrestling - 8-8-16 - Rich Yee
Powerful JR Kratos worked over The Bad Boy Boyce LeGrande as the Suburban Commandos plot a counter attack during a wild six man tag match. Photo by Rich Yee.

Gold Rush Wrestling - 8-8-14 - Rich Yee
Superior Man Alexander G. Bernard, the lovely Kimberly Diamond, and Mr. Bernard's stalwart and eccentric butler, Mr. Goldsworth, show the Gold Rush Pro Wrestling fans what true class and sophistication are all about as they are greeted with boos and insults. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us.
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The Englander
Dinner patrons at The Englander Sports Pub and Restaurant in San Leandro recently enjoyed an evening out. The Englander Sports Pub is a long-time advertiser in the Ultimate Sports Guide, dating back over ten years.
Deltass
SF Deltas - 8-8-16
The San Francisco Deltas, San Francisco's new pro soccer team, hosted Free Bubble Soccer at Street Soccer USA Park at The Yard at Mission Rock on Saturday, July 23. It was a big success as the event coincided with a neighboring Nike shoe launch and an Anchor Steam corn hole tournament. The next Free Bubble Soccer event will be held on August 20 at the Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant in Golden Gate Park. For more information, visit www.sfdeltas.com.  Photo: SF Deltas. @sfdeltas
RRAM
RAAM - 8-8-16 - Vic
Three-time winner and record holder Christoph Strasser (Austria) has registered for his seventh  Race Across America. In 2015, after a disappointing DNF in RAAM, Strasser was hit by a car in a training incident, injuring a knee and shoulder. While subsequent surgery was successful he sat out 2016 to train. His training is back up to his usual level and next week he's scheduled to return to the Race Around Austria, an event he won in 2014 and 2015. With a total length of 2,200 kilometers around Austria, peppered with 30,000 meters of altitude, it is now one of the world's most important ultra-cycling races.

WEEKLY SPORTS CALENDAR
Monday, August 8 through Sunday, August 14
Calendar
Monday, Aug. 8
San Francisco Giants @ Miami Marlins, 4:10 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Baltimore Orioles, 7:05 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Tacoma Rainiers,
     7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Round Rock Express, 7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 9
San Francisco Giants @ Miami Marlins, 4:10 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Baltimore Orioles, 7:05 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. High Desert Mavericks, 7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Tacoma Rainiers,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Modesto Nuts, 7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Round Rock Express, 7:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. San Rafael Pacifics, 6:05 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. Vallejo Admirals, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 10
San Francisco Giants @ Miami Marlins, 9:10 a.m.
Oakland A's v. Baltimore Orioles, 7:05 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. High Desert Mavericks, 7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Tacoma Rainiers, 
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Modesto Nuts, 7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Round Rock Express, 7:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. San Rafael Pacifics, 6:05 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. Vallejo Admirals, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 11
Oakland A's v. Baltimore Orioles, 12:35 p.m.
San Jose Giants v. High Desert Mavericks,
     12:30 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Modesto Nuts, 7:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. San Rafael Pacifics, 6:05 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. Vallejo Admirals, 7 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 12
Oakland Raiders @ Arizona Cardinals, 7 p.m.
     (KTVU/KICU)
San Francisco Giants v. Baltimore Orioles, 7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Seattle Mariners, 7:05 p.m.
San Jose Earthquakes @ Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 8 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Lancaster JetHawks, 6:35 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Omaha Storm Chasers,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. High Desert Mavericks, 7:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Pittsburg Diamonds, 6 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Vallejo Admirals, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 13
San Francisco Giants v. Baltimore Orioles,
     6:05 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Seattle Mariners, 6:05 p.m.
Sacramento Republic FC @ Saint Louis FC,
     5:30 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Lancaster JetHawks, 6:05 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Omaha Storm Chasers,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. High Desert Mavericks, 7:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Pittsburg Diamonds, 5 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Vallejo Admirals, 5:05 p.m.




Sunday, Aug. 14
San Francisco 49ers v. Houston Texans, 4 p.m.
     (KPIX)
San Francisco Giants v. Baltimore Orioles,
     1:05 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Seattle Mariners, 1:05 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Lancaster JetHawks, 5:05
     p.m.
Sacramento River Cats v. Omaha Storm
     Chasers, 5:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports v. High Desert Mavericks,
     6:10 p.m.
Nashville Sounds v. Reno Aces, 6:35 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Pittsburg Diamonds,
     5 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Vallejo Admirals, 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 
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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
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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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