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Mazda Raceway - 8-22-16 - Kenny Karst
Historic Formula 1 racing cars descend through Turns 8 + 8a of the famed corkscrew at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday, August 21 during the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, a four-day racing event featuring over 550 classic race cars dating from 1911-1994. The next event will be the Mazda Race to Indy from September 9-11.  Visit www.mazdaraceway.com for further information. © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

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Mazda Raceway - 8-22-16 - Kenny Karst
The Mazda 767-B prototype race car, driven by Ken Saward, comes out of Turn 8a in the corkscrew at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday, August 21 during the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.


Mazda Raceway 8-22-16 - Kenny Karst
This classic 1956 Lotus Eleven, driven by Jeff Mincheff, makes its way up the hill between Turn 5 and Turn 6 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday, August 21 during the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

Ninners
8-22-16 - 49ers - Michael Zagaris
Recently signed San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Christian Ponder had quite a week, which began with painting chores at home and ended up with his running the 49ers offense in the second half of a 31-24 victory over the Denver Broncos in Denver on Saturday night. Ponder completed 7-of-8 pass attempts for 86 yards, with one rushing touchdown and one passing touchdown, for a quarterback rating of 151.0. Photo by Michael Zagaris.

SF49ers
49ers- 8-22-16 - Michael Zagaris
San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (No. 35) ran back a 42-yard interception in the first quarter to tie the score at 7 apiece. The 49ers would end their road game to Mile High Stadium with the 31-24 victory over the Denver Broncos, for Chip Kelly's first win as a 49ers coach. Photo by Michael Zagaris.

SF49ers
49ers - 8-22-16 - Michael Zagaris
An aggressive 49ers defense in the fourth quarter, lead by Jason Fanaika (No 45), Wynton McManis (No 48) and John Theus (No 78), sacked quarterback Paxton Lynch, Denver's Number No 1 draft pick. Photo by Michael Zagaris.

SF49ers
49ers - 8-22-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers tight end Vance McDonald fights for extra yards after a reception in their 31-24 victory over the Denver Broncos on Saturday night. McDonald finished with three catches for 38 yards. Next up for the 49ers are the Green Bay Packers, who visit Levi's Stadium on Friday evening, August 26, with kickoff at 7 p.m. on KPIX 5. Photo by Michael Zagaris.

SF49ers
49ers - 8-22-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde, see here last week at Levi's Stadium during pregame warmups, had a great first quarter against the Denver Broncos on Saturday, August 20, in Colorado with six carries for 28 yards and a touchdown, and the 49ers beat the defending Super Bowl Champions in their second preseason game, 31-24. © 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

SF49ers
49ers - 8-22-16 - Kenny Karst
San Francisco 49ers Gold Rush cheerleader Brooke dances before the game against the Houston Texans at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, August 14.
© 2016 Kenny Karst Photography.

RRRRaaider
8-22-16 - Raiders - Ed Jay
Retired Oakland Raiders cornerback and safety Charles Woodson addressed the crowd after at his final game at the Coliseum in December of 2015. His second tenure with the Raiders sparked the resurgence of the team as a solid contender. Earlier Woodson had announced his retirement in advance of the final home game so the Raider Nation could watch him play one last time. In five years Woodson will be become a member of Pro Football's Hall of Fame as a first-ballot entrant.

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8-22-16 - Raiders - Ed Jay
The Oakland Raiderettes have been dancing and cheering for fans for over 50 years. In 2012, at the 50th anniversary of Football's Fabulous Females, squads from each decade since the 1960s joined in a week-long reunion of the sisterhood. Each decade of cheerleaders performed in front of Raiders fans in October of 2012. This image shows the squad with their sisters from the 1960s. Photo by Ed Jay.

SanFranGiants
San Francisco Giants - 8-22-16 - Rich Yee
The San Francisco Giants versus the New York Mets game at AT&T Park on Thursday evening, August 18, was also Jerry Garcia Tribute Night and featured some of Jerry's most famous hits throughout his illustrious career.  Photo by Rich Yee.
SanFranGiants
Bill Walton - 8-22-16 - Rich Yee
Mickey Hart (left), the original drummer for the Grateful Dead, and Bill Walton, a former basketball star, current broadcaster and renowned Dead Head, together announced "Play Ball!" to start the game. Former San Francisco Giants third base coach Tim Flannery played the guitar and also sang the national anthem. 
SanFranGiants
8-22-16 - San Francisco Giants - Rich Yee
San Francisco Giants outfielders (left to right) Angel Pagan, Denard Span and Hunter Pence get some air as they celebrate their team's victory over the visiting New York Mets, 10-7, on Thursday night, August 18 at AT&T Park. Photo by Rich Yee.
SanFranGiants
San Francisco Giants - 8-22-16 - Rich Yee
The decorative headdress of San Francisco Giants pins and paraphernalia leaves little doubt as to this fan's allegiance. Photo by Rich Yee.
SanFranGiants
San Francisco Giants - 8-22-16 - Rich Yee
The game's pitching match-up featured two established aces, Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants and Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets, portending a close game with a low score. Instead, the Giants won a 10-7 slugfest, suggesting baseball is not yet an exact science. To view a photo album, visit our Facebook page and be sure to LIKE us. Photo by Rich Yee.
AAAs
Oakland A's - 8-22-16 - Kenny Karst
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis, seen here in an earlier home game, hit a two-run home run on the road on Sunday, his 32nd of the year, against the Chicago White Sox in a losing effort, as the A's fell 4-2.

AAAs
A's - 8-22-16 - Michael Zagaris
Billy Martin Jr., son of former Oakland A's manager Billy Martin, threw out the first pitch on Saturday, August 6, as the A's honored Billy Ball and their magical 1981 season under Martin's leadership. Photo by Michael Zagaris.

StanfordA
Stanford - 8-22-16 - Kenny Karst
Stanford Cardinal sophomore running back Bryce Love, seen here running for a touchdown against the University of Central Florida last September, will have the task of backing up starter Christian McCaffrey in 2016. The Cardinal begin their season at home, hosting the Kansas State Wildcats at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2 at Stanford Stadium. 
AVPTournament
8-22-16 - AVP Tournament - Ed Jay
April Ross (left) and Kerri Walsh Jennings, pictured at the AVP Tournament in San Francisco in June, won the bronze medal at the Rio Olympics in volleyball. Walsh Jennings had hoped for a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in Rio, but they lost to the No. 1 seeded Brazilian team. Photo by Ed Jay.

NFLAlum
On June 20, thirty-five former NFL players came out to support NFL Alumni Northern California Chapter's 34th Annual Charity Golf Classic, held at TPC Stonebrae Country Club in Hayward. Pictured with tournament coordinator Lucy Kim (front row, left, red sweater) are twenty-nine NFL greats, including event co-honorees Dwight Hicks (front row, center, turquoise polo) and Lorenzo Neal (standing to the right of Dwight Hicks), and NFL Alumni Northern California Chapter president Allan Kennedy (far right, red shirt). Participating legends included Kermit Alexander, Tim Anderson, Anthony Bell, Clifford Branch, Courtney Brown, Dennis Brown, Tom Coombs, Chris Cooper, Derrick Deese, Mike Donohoe, Michael Dotterer, Mervyn Fernandez, Eric Frampton, Bob Hamm, Dwight Hicks, Doug Hollie, Allan Kennedy, Sam Kennedy, Ted Kwalick, Bob Lee, Brian McConnell, Dana McLemore, Keith Millard, Lorenzo Neal, Frank Nunley, Eric Price, Adrian Ross, Joe Starkey, Jeff Stover, Deon Strother, Josh Taves, Norm Thompson, Skip Vanderbundt, Langston Walker and Sherman White. Photo by Steven D. Jackson.


IronSprings
Iron Springs Brewery
Old Oakland hosted the Oakland Beer Festival on Saturday, August 13, and the warm weather filled the streets with thirsty customers and encouraged friendships. Even late in the day the Iron Springs Brewery had long lines. Photo by Ann Cooke.

Iron Springs Brewery
Servings as hosts, the Iron Springs Brewery crew included (left to right) Jim Selvi, brewer David Pickford and head brewer Christian Kazakoff. Photo by Ann Cooke.
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8-22-16 - YCC
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Deltass
8-22-16 - SF Deltas
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. For more information, visit www.sfdeltas.com. 
Photo: SF Deltas. @sfdeltas
RRRAM
Race Acroos America - 8-22-16
The final rider in RAAM 2015 was 69-year-old Herve Talabardon (France) who took the record for the oldest racer to ever finish the Race Across America (RAAM). Talabardon took 12 days, 19 hours and 32 minutes at an average speed of 9.77 mph for his 3,004-mile journey from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland. It seems that the Talabardon family is blessed with good cycling genes as both of his sons, Sebastien and Yannick, are former professional cyclists and both have competed in Tour de France and other big tours. They were along as crew members for their father's 2015 RAAM. "Maybe someday someone could finish RAAM at 70 or 75, but not that much more," he said after his 2015 finish. "After 70 the timing is so short that a man could do this." He evidently heeded his own words; he has just registered for RAAM 2017 and if he's successful, he'll be the first 70+ finisher in the event's 36-year history. Photo and caption by Vic Armijo / RAAM Media.

Race Across America - 8-22-16
Herve Talabardon (France) with champagne and now the oldest cyclist to ever complete the Race Across America at age 69, sprays his crew, which includes son Sebastien (second from left) and Yannick, far right. Photo and caption by Vic Armijo / RAAM Media.

WEEKLY SPORTS CALENDAR
Monday, August 22 through Sunday, August 28
Calendar
Monday, Aug. 22
Oakland A's v. Cleveland Indians, 7:05 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Omaha Storm Chasers,
     7:05 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 23
San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Dodgers,
     7:10 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Cleveland Indians, 7:05 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Bakersfield Blaze, 7:15 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Reno Aces, 7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Inland Empire 66ers, 7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Omaha Storm Cashers,
     12:05 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. San Rafael Pacifics,
     7:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Vallejo Admirals, 6:35 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 24
San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Dodgers,
     7:10 p.m.
Oakland A's v. Cleveland Indians, 12:35 p.m.
San Jose Earthquakes v. New England Revolution,
     7:30 p.m.
Sacramento Republic FC @ Orange County Blues
     FC, 7:30 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Bakersfield Blaze, 7:15 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Fresno Grizzlies,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Inland Empire 66ers, 7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Memphis Redbirds, 6:35 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. San Rafael Pacifics,
     7:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Vallejo Admirals, 6:35 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 25
San Francisco Giants @ Los Angeles Dodgers,
     7:10 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Bakersfield Blaze, 7:15 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Fresno Grizzlies,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Inland Empire 66ers, 7:05 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Memphis Redbirds, 7:05 p.m.
Pittsburg Diamonds v. San Rafael Pacifics,
     7:05 p.m.
Sonoma Stompers v. Vallejo Admirals, 6:35 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 26
San Francisco 49ers v. Green Bay Packers,
     7 p.m., KPIX 5
San Francisco Giants v. Atlanta Braves, 7:15 p.m.
Oakland A's @ St. Louis Cardinals, 5:15 p.m.
San Jose Giants @ Visalia Rawhide, 7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Fresno Grizzlies, 
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Bakersfield Blaze, 7:15 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Memphis Redbirds, 7:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Sonoma Stompers, 7:05 p.m.
Vallejo Admirals v. Pittsburg Diamonds, 6:35 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 27
Oakland Raiders v. Tennessee Titans, 5 p.m., CBS  
San Francisco Giants v. Atlanta Braves, 6:05 p.m.
Oakland A's @ St. Louis Cardinals, 4:15 p.m.
San Jose Earthquakes @ Columbus Crew DC,
     4:30 p.m.
Sacramento Republic FC v. Vancouver Whitecaps
     FC 2, 8 p.m.
Oakland Raiders v. Tennessee Titans, 5 p.m., CBS
San Jose Giants @ Visalia Rawhide, 7 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Fresno Grizzlies,
     7:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Bakersfield Blaze, 7:15 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Memphis Redbirds, 6:35 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Sonoma Stompers, 5:05 p.m.
Vallejo Admirals v. Pittsburg Diamonds, 5:05 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 28
San Francisco Giants v. Atlanta Braves,
     1:05 p.m.
Oakland A's @ St. Louis Cardinals, 11:15 a.m.
San Jose Giants @ Visalia Rawhide, 6 p.m.
Sacramento River Cats @ Fresno Grizzlies,
     5:05 p.m.
Stockton Ports @ Bakersfield Blaze, 7:15 p.m.
Nashville Sounds @ Memphis Redbirds,
     2:05 p.m.
San Rafael Pacifics v. Sonoma Stompers,
     1:05 p.m.
Vallejo Admirals v. Pittsburg Diamonds, 
     1:05 p.m.

Golf Tournaments
NFL Players Association Golf Tournament,
     October 31.

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
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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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Sports bars we recommend visiting or living in

 

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

Alameda Island Brewing Company, 1716 Park Street, Alameda

Brennan's Restaurant, 4th & University, Berkeley

Churchward Pub, 1515 Park Street, Alameda

City Beach, 4020 Technology Place, Fremont

The Cooler, 1517 East 14th Street, San Leandro

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 Sports Pub, 101 Parrott Street, San Leandro  

Evie's, 7138 Village Parkway, Dublin

Faction Brewing, 2501 Monarch Street, Alameda

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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