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[8 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
San Jose Earthquakes, jolted by stadium delays, come back to Santa Clara for another year The San Jose Earthquakes soccer team are back at Santa Clara University’s Buck Shaw Stadium for another year.

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[20 Jun 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Beyond Double Dutch — Competitive jump rope takes hold in the Bay Area [VIDEO] Typically thought of as a playground pastime, jump rope is actually a competitive sport. And, elite jump rope has a growing presence in the Bay Area.

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[29 May 2013 | Comments Off | ]
After years in print, sportswriter Ray Ratto now quips on TV, radio & Twitter For years a sports columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle, Ratto moved in 2010 to become Senior Insider for Comcast Sports Net Bay Area, where now he is seen on television, and read on csnbayarea.com.

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[21 May 2013 | Comments Off | ]
From print to Tweets — sportswriter Richard Justice’s career spans more than 3 decades Over the years, Justice has been a sportswriter for several newspapers and now MLB.com. He’s kept up with the changing times and has more than 31,000 followers on Twitter.

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[8 May 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Getting the story by getting past security — the life of sports reporter John Feinstein John Feinstein knew where he had to go. It was 1996, and Duke basketball had just won a big game in overtime, yet Coach Mike Krzyzewski was uncharacteristically absent from the Blue Devils’ locker room. Entering Krzyzewski’s office, Feinstein found the coach kneeling and weeping uncontrollably about the recent death of his mother. Feinstein put his hand gently on the coach’s shoulder. “John,” Krzyzewski said, “I just miss her so much.” Moments later, Krzyzewski gathered himself and entered his team’s locker room, Feinstein by his side, a courtesy almost never granted to media members. Tearfully, Krzyzewski told …

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[6 May 2013 | Comments Off | ]
From sports fan to sports chef — cafe owner’s fare popular among Stanford athletes Jimmy Viglizzo, owner of Jimmy V’s Sports Cafe at Stanford, began as a restaurant owner with a passion for Stanford sports. Now he caters meals for many of the teams, and his cafe is a favorite hangout for current and former athletes.

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[6 May 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Women in soccer and politics, Stanford alum responds to Jason Collins and big data in the Valley On this week’s Peninsula Report, Chelsea Janes explains why the Bay Area produces top women soccer stars, yet has no team in the new pro league.