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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 04:58 AM PDT

South Korean 2018 Olympic Chief Quits

South Korean 2018 Olympic Chief Quits

A former South Korean government minister was nominated to take over the organizing committee of the 2018 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, just hours after Cho Yang-ho quit amid escalating financial troubles at...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 08:39 PM PDT

Giants Beat Reds 9-6

Giants Beat Reds 9-6

The Reds roughed up Johnny Cueto in his return to Great American Ball Park, but the San Francisco Giants rallied against Cincinnati's historically bad bullpen, riding Brandon Crawford's three-run homer to a 9-6...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 04:37 PM PDT

Fairy Tale Champions: Why Long-Shot Leicester Matters

Fairy Tale Champions: Why Long-Shot Leicester Matters

Long-shot Leicester City, a soccer team most people in America probably haven't even heard of, have been crowned champions of the biggest soccer league in the world. Their first-ever title, which they clinched...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 11:22 AM PDT

Ex-49ers Player Charged With Raping Disabled Woman: DA

Ex-49ers Player Charged With Raping Disabled Woman: DA

Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was charged Monday with the rape of a disabled woman, according to Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Tim McInerny.

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 05:29 PM PDT

Black Cat Spotted Skating Before Sharks Game is a Girl!

Black Cat Spotted Skating Before Sharks Game is a Girl!

It's a girl!

A black cat that surprised NHL fans in the Bay Area Friday and brought good luck to our home team, the San Jose Sharks, underwent a bit of an identity change Monday.

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 02:15 PM PDT

Leicester Wins First Premier League Title

Leicester Wins First Premier League Title

Leicester secured an incredible first Premier League title without playing on Monday after second-place Tottenham drew 2-2 at Chelsea in one of the biggest-ever triumphs by an underdog in sports. Leicester was...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 02:22 PM PDT

Olympic Flame Set to Arrive in Brazil

Olympic Flame Set to Arrive in Brazil

The Olympic flame is set to arrive in Brazil, kicking off a three-month torch relay around the country that will end at the Maracana stadium when the games open on Aug. 5. Carlos Nuzman, the head of the...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 08:06 AM PDT

What Makes a Triple Crown-Winning Horse?

What Makes a Triple Crown-Winning Horse?

"The 37-year wait is over! American Pharaoh is finally the one! American Pharaoh has won the Triple Crown!" Those words from famed horse racing announcer Larry Collmus at the Belmont Stakes last year marked the...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 09:02 AM PDT

Black Cat Crosses Sharks' Rink, Brings Team Good Luck

Black Cat Crosses Sharks' Rink, Brings Team Good Luck

The San Jose Sharks got an unexpected visit Friday. Before the NHL ice hockey team beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 at the SAP Center, a black cat crept out of the player bench area and scurried onto the ice.

Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 08:11 PM PDT

Sharks Win 3-2 in Game 2 Against Predators, Lead NHL Playoff Series 2-0

Sharks Win 3-2 in Game 2 Against Predators, Lead NHL Playoff Series 2-0

Joe Pavelski whacked in a loose puck in front of the net, giving the Sharks a late third period lead they would not relinquish against the Predators on Sunday at SAP Center in a 3-2 win.

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