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Young A’s hoping to exploit powerful potential in 2018

BY STEVEN LUKE Expectations are low for the Oakland Athletics entering the 2018 season after back-to-back last place finishes, but a few key additions in the offseason and a young core could surprise the league. The 2017 season was not one that will be remembered for many Athletics fans, but ...

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Giants look to bounce back with new faces, even year magic

BY ANTHONY SOSA Over the past decade, the San Francisco Giants have established themselves as one of the best baseball franchises in the Majors. A big factor in that was winning three World Series titles in the span of five years. However, the Giants took a major step backward in ...

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Roger Daltrey performs Old + New, Solo + Who in Oakland concert

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER For many seasoned fans of The Who, the iconic British rock band that has produced some of the most recognizable classic rock hits of the past half-century ceased to exist after bassist John Entwistle’s death in 2002, if not drummer Keith Moon’s drug overdose in 1978. But ...

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Ian Anderson to celebrate 50 years of Jethro Tull in Berkeley

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull are coming to town on June 2nd as part of a 50th Anniversary celebration of the career of the Progressive Classic Rock band. Appearing at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, Anderson, a Scottish born singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known as the lead ...

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David Bowie Tribute shows coming to the Bay Area this weekend

For one night only, friends, former bandmates of David Bowie and other world-class players will perform a career spanning concert of nothing but David Bowie’s music in Bowie’s imitable style. Performing this Saturday March 3rd at The Regency in San Francisco and the following night at the Luther Burbank Center ...

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Flat Warriors smashed by Thunder again

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Looking to bounce back from a subpar road trip that saw them lose two out of three games to drastically inferior competition, Golden State instead returned home flat and played their worst game of the season, a 125-105 blow-out loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday ...

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Hot Curry, Warriors top Celtics in potential Finals preview

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Taking charge down the stretch to break open a tight game, Steph Curry scored 13 points in the final 1:45 to lead the Warriors to a thrilling 109-105 victory over the Boston Celtics in a nationally televised prime time showcase at Oracle Arena Saturday evening. The Celtics ...

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2018 BottleRock daily schedule announced

By DANIEL GLUSKOTER The daily schedule for the sixth annual BottleRock Music Festival May 25-27, 2018, at the Napa Valley Exposition has been announced as follows: Friday, May 25: Muse, The Chainsmokers, Incubus, Earth, Wind & Fire, Phantogram, Mike D (DJ set), St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Trombone Shorty ...

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Curry’s Return energizes Warriors in win over Grizzlies

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Energized by an epic performance by Steph Curry in his return to action, the Warriors bounced back from their worst game of the season to trounce the Memphis Grizzlies 141-128 at Oracle Arena Saturday night to close the year on a high note. The Warriors went 9-2 ...

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Warriors survive Lakers comeback for 11th straight win

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Anybody worried about the Warriors having a letdown prior to their marquee Christmas Day matchup against Cleveland was rather quickly put at ease during the Dubs 113-106 win over Los Angeles Friday night at Oracle. The up-and-coming young Lakers (11-19) have played the Warriors tough this season, ...

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