Posts Tagged San Francisco

NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players’ painkillers suit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Football League is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.

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San Francisco fans revel in team’s hat-trick win

San Francisco Giants fans celebrate next to debris that has been set on fire in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They cheered every strike and pop fly together. They booed every pitch called as a ball in unison. Then, when victory was theirs, an orange and black sea standing shoulder-to shoulder roared as one.

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Warriors whip Kings 95-77 in season opener

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr smiles as he watches his team during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday Oct. 29, 2014.  The Warriors won 95-77.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The only thing Steve Kerr lost in his coaching debut was his voice.

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Royals’ dream season falls short in World Series

Kansas City Royals players watch from their dugout the seventh inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals took their dream season to the limit, falling just short of their first World Series title since 1985.

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Versatile 49ers player Gordon Soltau dies at 89

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Gordon Soltau, a wide receiver and kicker who played nine NFL seasons with San Francisco, has died. He was 89.

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