Regardless of one's thoughts on open-air drinking, urinating, running, and no-backpack-having, the Bay to Breakers is a San Francisco institution. For more than a century, a malleable ratio of actual runners and drunks have hoofed it from San Francisco Bay to San Francisco's Ocean Beach. So it' ... More >>
Paul Banks The Neighbourhood Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 Slim's Better than: Seeing Chris Gaines. Paul Banks is probably the least known of the three musicians a reasonable fan might have expected to hear at Slim's this weekend. The man himself looks familiar on stage, but only the loyalest of fans kno ... More >>
DJ Jazzy JeffThere really isn't much introduction needed for DJ Jazzy Jeff, who since the 1980's has remained one of the biggest names in hip-hop due to his incredible showmanship and continued innovation in the art of DJing. Since his beginnings as a house party DJ, and through his role as one ... More >>
Our sister paper, OC Weekly, tracked down the identity of the 2-year-old who fell to his death from a luxury box following yesterday's Golden State Warriors-Los Angeles Lakers game at the Staples Center. The Child was Lucas Anthony Tang of Garden Grove in Orange County.
Really, it just seems like the Giants' bats are broken...Earlier this year, San Francisco Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper -- who can't turn off the games when they become unwatchable -- turned to broadcast partner Mike Krukow and uttered "Giants baseball: Torture." It's a phrase fans have taken t ... More >>
Matt Barnes, self-described 'victim'Matt Barnes, the former Golden State Warriors team captain -- and San Francisco Pro-Am champ -- has notified his Twitter followers he's not guilty of felony domestic violence. The current Los Angeles Laker claims, rather, that he is the victim in a confrontatio ... More >>
Cormega June 17, 2010 The Rockit Room Better Than: South Bronx. South, South Bronx. The latest in Sellassie's on-going hip-hop series We All We Got brought Cormega to the Richmond District for his first Bay Area appearance ever. Rockit Room's upstairs venue was a fragrant hotbox stuffed with par ... More >>
Cryptogramophone gathers together Left Coast jazz all-stars.
Can pro basketball's second-winningest coach put the Warriors back on the warpath? Don't count him out too quick.
He can defend and fly with the best of them. But can the rookie straight out of high school stick in the NBA?
Under new basketball coach Jessie Evans, USF quickly exits the NIT. But it looks like there's more -- and better -- to come.
"We'll analyze without prejudgment ... and reject ideologues of whatever stripe."
Aptos statistics geek Roland Beech just might change how the NBA plays -- and you watch -- basketball
The Positive Coaching Alliance asks hard-bitten coaches to fill out workbooks and recite management jargon. It also has them saying things like, "I want to go back and relive my childhood and be coached like this."
Meet John Cox, a USF swingman who is a cousin and friend to Kobe -- and quite at home with his own game and his own life
In the middle of another catastrophic season, the Golden State Warriors refuse to face the probability that they're as bad as they seem
Legal battles decked the wildly popular Robot Wars competitions. Now a challenger has arisen to save the sport.