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Olympic hockey forges on, even without NHL stars

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Americans Ryan Gunderson, left and Brian O'Neill try to slow down former Detroit Red Wings great Pavel Datsyuk, who is one of the stars of the Olympic tournament. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images). Expand. By Elliott Almond | ealmond…

Saturday, Feb 17

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More humiliation for Melania Trump? First lady’s White House departure raises questions amid new infidelity allegation

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Several hours after The New Yorker published a story Friday morning, reporting details of President Donald Trump’s alleged affair with a Playboy playmate, first lady Melania Trump eschewed the traditional couple’s walk across the South…

Friday, Feb 16

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Jimmy Kimmel's message to Trump: Read his gun control remarks

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Late-night host to president: 'You've literally done nothing. … you've done worse than nothing'. Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) · Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) · Click to email this to a…

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Klay Thompson: “Anything I can do to stay with the Warriors is first and foremost.”

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Nathan Chen crumbles under pressure of Olympic spotlight

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Nathan Chen of Salt Lake City fell while performing during the men's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). By Elliott Almond | ealmond@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay…

Palo Alto teen makes Olympic history with one big leap

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Vincent Zhou of Palo Alto had a season-best short program Friday in the Pyeongchang Games. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images. By Elliott Almond | ealmond@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group. PUBLISHED: February 15, 2018 at 11:09…

Thursday, Feb 15

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Semiautomatic weapons have become cultural icons

Three variations of the AR-15 assault rifle are displayed at the California Department of Justice in Sacramento. While the guns look similar, the bottom version is illegal in California because of its quick reload capabilities. (AP Photo…

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Stormy Daniels has 'a Monica Lewinsky dress' to test for Trump's DNA, report says

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Adult film actress/director Stormy Daniels hosts a Super Bowl party at Sapphire Las Vegas Gentlemen's Club on February 4, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images). Expand. By Martha Ross | mross@bayareanewsgroup.com …

NBA All-Star game: Warriors GM Bob Myers evaluates Stephen Curry's executive skills

Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers playfully teased Stephen Curry about constructing an All-Star roster. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group). By Mark Medina | mmedina@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group. February 15, 2018 at…

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Kurtenbach: Why the Warriors should be thankful they lost to the Blazers

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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry takes an open jump shot against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola). Expand. By Dieter…

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Dubs Rewind: Kevin Durant’s big night not enough as Warriors lose in Portland

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Warriors waste Kevin Durant's 50-point night in loss to Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic, front, drives past Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola). By Mark Medina | mmedina@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group. PUBLISHED: February 14, 2018 at 10:25…

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Steve Kerr: “It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death”

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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr gestures on the sideline during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot). By Mark Medina | mmedina…

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Report: Raiders won't bring back Janikowski

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ALAMEDA — Veteran place kicker Sebastian Janikowski, who has played more games than any player in franchise history, won't return to the Raiders in 2018, according to an ESPN report. Raiders informed kicker Sebastian Janikowski today that…

Wednesday, Feb 14

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KNBR fires radio host who called Chloe Kim a 'hot piece of (expletive)'

Gold medalist Chloe Kim of the United States poses with her gold medal after her snowboarding victory at the Olympics. By Chuck Barney | cbarney@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group. PUBLISHED: February 14, 2018 at 8:13 am | UPDATED:…

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Oldest living Oakland A's player, father of MLB manager, dies at 84

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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2016, file photo, John "Tito" Francona, right, former Cleveland Indians outfielder and father of current manager Terry Francona, left, reacts after throwing a ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of baseball's…

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California crash kills Ferrari driver, injures pro golfer Bill Haas and actor Luke Wilson

PGA Tour golfer Bill Haas was injured in a car crash Tuesday night near Riviera Country Club, site of this week's Genesis Open in Pacific Palisades, California. Haas was the passenger in a Ferrari driven by Mark Gibello, who was pronounced…

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Olympics on TV: Will NBC mention Shaun White's sexual harassment suit?

Shaun White, of the United States, celebrates winning gold after his run during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull).…

Tuesday, Feb 13

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TNT's Reggie Miller, Chris Webber defend Steve Kerr allowing players to run huddles in win over Suns

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, right, calls a play from the bench during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Expand. By Mark…

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Warriors' Steve Kerr allows players to coach themselves in win over Suns

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) gestures after a dunk by teammate Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala (9) during the third quarter of their NBA game at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Green is on…

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Warriors forward Omri Casspi to start ahead of injured Draymond Green

Golden State Warriors' Omri Casspi (18) dribbles the ball against the Dallas Mavericks in the first half of an NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group). By Logan Murdock |…

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Former A’s pitcher arrested with more than 44 pounds of cocaine, heroin

Former major leaguer Esteban Loaiza, the A’s starting pitcher the last time they played an ALCS game at the Coliseum, was arrested after being caught with more than 44 pounds of heroin and/or cocaine, Yahoo Sports reported Monday. Loaiza,…

Monday, Feb 12

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Duterte tells police to shoot female rebels in the vagina

BEIJING – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte last week told soldiers to shoot female rebels in their genitals, the latest in a series of violent, misogynistic remarks. Addressing a group of former communist rebels on Feb. 7, Duterte,…

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Kurtenbach: Reuben Foster’s latest arrest puts spotlight on Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch

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Witnesses describe tourist helicopter crash at Grand Canyon that killed 3

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The incident occurred around 5:20 p.m. on the land of the Hualapai Nation near Quartermaster Canyon, Hualapai Nation Police Chief Francis Bradley told the Associated Press. In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, photo, emergency personnel arrive…

Sunday, Feb 11

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Larry Fitzgerald first black amateur to win Pebble Beach Pro-Am

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Kevin Streelman, left, and Larry Fitzgerald, right, look over the second green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. …

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How Olympic ski goddess Mikaela Shiffrin has rallied from a stunning fall

Mikaela Shiffrin was flying in Italy until hitting a wall by taking on too many races. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis). By Elliott Almond | ealmond@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group. PUBLISHED: February 11, 2018 at 9:54 am | UPDATED…

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In San Jose's Japantown, a push-pull between preserving the old and embracing the new

Tani Tadayuki, 78, left, and his friend, Tamashiro George Kunio, both of San Jose, chat in front of a new retail shop, Classic Loot, and an art class studio, The Arsenal, in San Jose's Japantown, on Jan. 31, 2018. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News…

Saturday, Feb 10

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Kurtenbach: Jed York has figured out the key to making the 49ers successful — getting out of the way

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York smiles during the introduction of the team's new general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan at a press conference, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (Karl Mondon…

Friday, Feb 9

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Ex-49ers QBs, current teammates rejoice at Garoppolo deal

Click here if you are having a problem viewing the video on a mobile device PEBBLE BEACH — Steve Young and Alex Smith enthusiastically endorsed Thursday’s news that Jimmy Garoppolo will get paid more than anyone ever to work their old job…