CALIBAY AREA SPORTS NEWS
After a four-game losing streak with Blaine Gabbert at the helm -- a stretch where the former first-round pick threw for just four touchdowns and six interceptions and posted an average passer rating of 65.1
After the Raiders handled business on the road once again, this time in Baltimore, where they beat the Ravens 28-27, the Silver and Black are now 3-1 for the first time since 2002. Next up
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is featured on the cover of Time magazine’s Oct. 3, 2016 issue, showing just how far reaching the conversation started by his kneeling protest during the national anthem
The Calibay area has quite a few college and professional teams, from hockey to basketball, they have enough to keep most sports fans entertained. The San Francisco Bay Area is the best place for sports and athletes. World-class facilities, enthusiastic audiences, a dynamic economy, beautiful scenery and our perfect climate allow us to host preeminent sporting events and to offer ideal training conditions for athletes in every sport.Click on the team’s logo to be directed to their page and ticket information.
San Francisco 49ers
The first major league professional sports franchise based in San Francisco, the Niners have been thrilling fans since the ’40s. The team was the first NFL franchise to take home five Super Bowl trophies, and some of the notables in the team’s lineup have included Joe Montana, Steve Young and Jerry Rice
San Francisco Giants
One of the oldest baseball teams, the Giants have been thrilling crowds since the 1880s and have won the most games of any team in the history of baseball. Beginning as the New York Gothams, the team became the Giants in 1885, and ultimately moved to San Francisco after the 1957 season. Mays, Cepeda and Bonds are just a few of the big names that have kept this team in the headlines.
Golden State Warriors
First established in Philly in the ’40s, this rock-solid basketball team relocated to the Bay Area in the ’60s and has called Oracle Arena (a.k.a. the Oakland Coliseum) home ever since. The Golden State Warriors also has a history peppered with top players like Rick Barry, Nate Thurmond and Wilt “The Stilt” Chamberlain.
The Oakland A’s, who originated in Philadelphia, have been Oakland’s claim to MLB fame since 1968. This green and gold has appeared in the playoffs more than 20 times, and they were the winners of three consecutive World Series titles from 1972-74 (then led by pitchers Catfish Hunter and Vida Blue).
Since the team’s inception, the Oakland Raiders have remained prominent in the public eye, and not just for playing. Between a controversial move to Los Angeles for 12 years and having the first African American head coach in modern NFL (Art Shell), this team has always had a place in the headlines.
San Jose Sharks
Since the team’s inception in 1991, For their first two seasons, the Sharks played at the Cow Palace in Daly City, just outside San Francisco, a facility that the NHL and the Seals had rejected in 1967. Pat Falloon was their first draft choice, and led the team in points during their first season.