Last night's win turned heads. It's not just that the Warriors beat the defending champion Miami Heat; not just that they led after every quarter. The Wizards, after all, have also beat the Heat. The win turned heads because it showed the world how the Warriors have won 12 of their last 15 games, in ... More >>
Ben Gibbard Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 Palace of Fine Arts Better than: Listening to Death Cab records after 1 a.m. as a college kid. It's hard to determine what the Palace of Fine Arts feels most like: late evening at a coffee shop, an MTV Unplugged performance, or some symphonic concert hall (okay, ... More >>
By now, many of you have read about the jarringly sudden demise of Peter Sauer, the captain of Stanford's improbable 1998 Final Four basketball squad. While '98 often feels like eons ago, it wasn't. Sauer was just 35 years old, which is an awfully young age to go. The 6-foot-7 father of three collap ... More >>
Apparently, other women's causes also like big pink buses. Today, the Department of Public Health spokeswoman sent out a press release with a warning: "No snickering." It turns out the Big Pink Bus will be pulling up to California Pacific Medical Center on Sunday at 3698 California St. No, Prince ... More >>
Tillman the skateboarding bulldog distracted office workers in Mission Bay todayYou don't get to meet an internet meme every day. Rarer still does one drool on you. But for SF Weekly, today was the the day. Tillman -- the world's fastest skateboarding dog -- and three of his less rapid canine ska ... More >>
Et Tu, Jeff?Jeff Garcia is one of my favorite football players of all-time. I first saw him play -- in person no less -- in October of 1990 when he very nearly led San Jose State to upset a damn good Cal squad in Berkeley. The Bears held on, 35-34. He next crossed Bay Area fans' paths when he pla ... More >>
Fore!During this weekend's President's Cup Golf Tournament at Harding Park, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, and President Barack Obama are all scheduled to be within cigar smoke-blowing distance of one-another, and 25,000 fans are expected to attend. There hasn't been a development this exciting in ... More >>
Cryptogramophone gathers together Left Coast jazz all-stars.
Bang! Gotcha! Yer fired!As more and more Americans find themselves sitting at home in their tattered bathrobes at 3 p.m. on working days, videogame sales have gone through the roof. Last year, Americans spent $22 billion on games -- a 23 percent jump from the prior year. Now, here's the funny part: ... More >>
Akeelah spells out a fantasy that feels wonderfully real
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.
Martial arts sensation Tony Jaa makes the most of his screen debut
Dogster hosts photos and profiles of almost 20,000 canines
After a night of hard partying, Dog Bites decides to clean up her life -- and clean out her system
Even with ankles so weakened by injury that doctors are all but useless, Tuan Vu relentlessly pushes himself toward the complex stylistic perfection that will earn him the world singles championship -- of footbag
This season's cinema demands attention
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
A San Francisco firm thinks it's time people started copyrighting their DNA
To help keep at-risk teens out of trouble, a Tenderloin nonprofit gives them cameras to make films about their lives. The movies win awards, but do they keep kids off the street?
Mission High Outdoor Courts
In the middle of another catastrophic season, the Golden State Warriors refuse to face the probability that they're as bad as they seem
The Cure's Robert Smith reveals the man behind the makeup
Once considered just another L.A. rock casualty, former Thelonious Monster leader Bob Forrest returns to the land of the living with the Bicycle Thief
Born to sell, would-be America's Cup skipper Dawn Riley puts her birthright to work
A look at the Cold War ghosts that haunt the rim of the city