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Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame Welcomes Five Sports Legends

Barry Bonds (Photo courtesy of BASHOF)
Barry Bonds (Photo courtesy of BASHOF)

Barry Bonds, Dusty Baker, Roger Maltbie, Jonny Moseley, and Franklin Mieuli were inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame (BASHOF) at a recent...




  • Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez smiles with defense attorney Charles Rankin in the courtroom of the Bristol County Superior Court House in Fall River, Mass., Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The fate of Hernandez is now in the hands of a jury, which began its first full day of deliberations Wednesday in his murder trial. Hernandez is charged with the June 2013 shooting death of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Faith Ninivaggi, Pool)

    Judge Questions 2 Jurors in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

    FALL RIVER, Mass.—Two jurors have been questioned by the judge in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez. The two were... Read more

  • Simona di Silvestro, here in action in the first practice session for the IndyCar St. Pete Grand Prix, March 27, 2015, will drive for Andretti Autosport in the Indianapolis 500. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    IndyCar’s Andretti Autosport Signs Di Silvestro, Wilson for Indianapolis 500

    PHILADELPHIA—Andretti Autosport announced Thursday that it had filled out its five-car line-up for the iconic Indianapolis 500 IndyCar race this May. ChampCar and IndyCar veteran Justin... Read more

  • Serena Williams poses with a cake celebrating her 700th career win after she defeated Sabine Lisicki during their quarterfinal match at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Williams won the match 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-3. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Serena Williams Wins 700th Match to Reach Miami Open Semis

    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla.—Seven-time champion Serena Williams overcame some shaky play Wednesday for her 700th career victory, beating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-3 to reach... Read more

  • A still image from a court room video display shows former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, visiting a gas station about an hour before prosecutors say Odin Lloyd was killed, during Hernandez's murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Hernandez is charged in the murder of Lloyd in 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool)

    Nightclub Manager Testifies in Aaron Hernandez Trial

    FALL RIVER, Mass.—A nightclub manager has taken the stand in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez as prosecutors work to... Read more

  • This undated forensics photograph released by the U.S. Attorney's office and presented as evidence during the federal death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Wednesday March 11, 2015, in Boston, shows a bloodied service pistol sitting on the seat of MIT Police Officer Sean Collier's cruiser. Tsarnaev is charged with conspiring with his brother to place two bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line that killed three and injured more than 260 spectators in April 2013. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office)

    Jurors in Boston Marathon Bombing Trial See Autopsy Photos of MIT Officer

    BOSTON—A medical examiner has testified that a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer killed days after the Boston Marathon bombing died of gunshot wounds to... Read more

  • Prosecutor Patrick Bomberg, left, questions Kyle Aspinwall, an employee of weapons manufacturer Glock, during former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez's murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Dominick Reuter, Pool)

    Judge Says Gun Testimony Stays in Aaron Hernandez Trial

    FALL RIVER, Mass.—The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has denied a defense request to strike testimony from... Read more

  • Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez looks towards the jury during his murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the murder of Odin Lloyd in June 2013. (AP Photo/Aram Boghosian, Pool)

    Witness Says Aaron Hernandez Smoked Pot on Night of Killing

    FALL RIVER, Mass.—A witness in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified that she saw him smoking marijuana outside... Read more

  • Team Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing depart on the next leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from the harbor in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.  (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

    Abu Dhabi Takes Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Leg Lead

    ALICANTE, Spain— Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing snatched the leg four lead of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday after multiple changes in the fleet’s placings... Read more

  • Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. watches the Los Angeles Clippers play the Phoenix Suns during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Floyd Mayweather Next Fight: Vs Manny Pacquiao Fight Deal Done, Date is May 2

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. against Manny Pacquiao apparently is going to happen, according to Mayweather’s Twitter page. It will take place May 2, 2015. A photo that... Read more

  • The Showboat Casino, which is scheduled to close, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    New Jersey Allows Physical Skill-Based Gambling

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—An Atlantic City casino is about to redefine casino gambling by introducing a new style of wagering: competition based on a physical skill... Read more

  • Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love, center, tries to shoot against Los Angeles Lakers' Tarik Black (28) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

    Love Gets Message From LeBron, Scores 32 in Cavs’ Win

    CLEVELAND— LeBron James sent a cryptic message to Kevin Love off the floor, then connected with him directly on the court. Love scored a season-high... Read more

  • Australian cyclist Rohan Dennis celebrates after breaking the one hour cycling world record at the velodrome Suisse in Grenchen, Switzerland, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. The new world records is now at 52.491 kilometers . (AP Photo/Keystone,Marcel Bier)

    BMC’s Rohan Dennis Breaks Cycling’s Hour Record

    GRENCHEN, Switzerland—Australian rider Rohan Dennis broke cycling’s prestigious hour record on Sunday after covering a distance of 52.49 kilometers at the Velodrome Suisse. The 24-year-old... Read more

  • Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, right, talks to Stephen Curry during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Warriors Beat Knicks 106-92 in Kerr’s MSG Coaching Debut

    NEW YORK— Draymond Green had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors beat the New York Knicks 106-92 on Saturday night to... Read more

  • Former NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, left, and his attorney Charles Rankin listen to testimony during Hernandez' murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool)

    Judge and Juror Discuss Hernandez Trial; Testimony Goes On

    FALL RIVER, Mass.—Testimony has resumed in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez after a brief pause for a juror’s note... Read more

  • Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, left, glances towards the clock during his trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Ma., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Aram Boghosian, Pool )

    Juror Removed From Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

    FALL RIVER, Mass.—The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez removed a juror Tuesday, saying there was evidence she... Read more

  • Rex Ryan addresses the media at an NFL football news conference after he was introduced as the new head coach of the Buffalo Bills Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

    Rex Ryan Updates Tattoo From Jets Green to Bills Blue

    NEW YORK— Rex Ryan’s tattooed right arm went from Jets green to Bills blue. The recently hired Buffalo coach had the tattoo on his biceps... Read more


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