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[11 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
A behind-the-scenes look at Stanford Cardinal football Many football fans don’t really know what goes into the product they see on the field weekly throughout the season. Get a glimpse into Stanford’s play-calling philosophy through the minds and words of the Stanford coaching staff.

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[9 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Bay Area brother-sister table-tennis prodigies aiming for Olympic spots Milpitas-based Prachi Jha, 16, and Kanak Jha, 13, are table-tennis superstars. The siblings have devoted the past eight years to the sport, earning recognitions and setting themselves up for big futures.

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[25 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
For gay competitors, a rodeo to call their own Traditionally a sport of cattle towns, rodeo is growing and opening up. Gay rodeo is a smaller, amateur version of the big-money professional rodeo circuit. This year, 12 states and Canada will host gay rodeos.

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[24 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Acclaimed tennis and tutoring program for East Palo Alto youth focuses on parental involvement East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring ushers low-income kids from the tennis courts to the classroom. The program’s focus on parents comes as the Ravenswood City School District has major changes.

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[21 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Life on ice: The story of retired Olympic skater Rachael Flatt Like many other Olympic athletes who enter into their competitive peak at an early age, Rachael Flatt — now 21 — soon found herself contemplating her future after skating.

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[14 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
San Jose Earthquakes’ Tommy Thompson leaves family to pursue the dream Growing up, soccer brought the Thompson family together. But Tommy Thompson left his brother Tanner at Indiana University, to move westward and play for the Earthquakes.

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[12 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Trade sends Warriors reserve from obscurity to Hollywood Kent Bazemore, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard for the Lakers, is playing almost 30 minutes per game since moving to Los Angeles, and he’s made the most of the opportunity.

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[8 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Waiting for the call: Santa Cruz Warriors’ Seth Curry dreams of another chance to play in NBA Currently playing in the D-League, Seth Curry — son of Dell Curry and brother of Stephen Curry — can’t quite live up to the expectations he faces because of his family name — and he’s just fine with that.

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[25 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Santa Clara faces losing Super Bowl revenue because of development delays With bureaucratic hurdles holding up construction, two major hotel complexes likely won’t be completed by the time Levi’s Stadium hosts Super Bowl 2016.