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Recent articles by Chris:

'More Klay memories to come': Warriors GM Bob Myers gets emotional about Thompson's injury

'IT HURTS': Bob Myers had a hard time talking about Klay Thompson's injury, saying it's one of those things that when you hear, "color drains from your face." But he offered encouragement to Klay's future, that there are more memories to come. → Read More

San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould raising money for pediatric cancer

49ers fans have even more reason to cheer on kicker Robbie Gould. This season for every field goal Gould makes, he's donating $500 dollars. This season, Gould kicked off the #RG9KicksForKids charity campaign in an effort to raise money for Cal's Angels. → Read More

Cal and Stanford eyeing November 7 Pac-12 Football openers

After initially punting on the Pac-12 regular season until spring, new information about COVID-19 and increased safety protocols have both Stanford and Cal eyeing a Nov. 7 regular season kickoff. → Read More

Warriors Basketball Academy using technology to provide safe physically distanced workouts

Hoopers rejoice! In-person basketball workouts are coming back to the East Bay. The Warriors Basketball Academy, located at the team's practice facility in Oakland is set to reopen its doors Thursday, Nov. 5. → Read More

From rapper to lawyer, David Kelly does it all for Golden State Warriors

Meet "cap D" better known as David Kelly, the Chief Legal Officer for the Golden State Warriors. → Read More

'Such a great organization': Warriors Community Foundation making impact in Bay Area classrooms

Since 2014, the Warriors Community Foundation has donated more than $300,000 to the Urban Ed Academy while adopting Malcom X Academy, dedicating time and resources to the school in San Francisco's Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood. → Read More

Warriors President discusses future of Chase Center, including plans for boutique hotel

Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts says the organization has big plans for the Chase Center and Thrive City, including voting centers and a new 129-room boutique hotel. → Read More

A picture worth 4,000 words, Bay Area native pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

Within the image, you will see every Laker teammate Kobe played within his career, along with his stats, the names of the victims in the crash and his wife Vanessa's entire speech from the memorial. → Read More

SF 49ers open training camp with focus on COVID-19 protocols, George Kittle contract

As coronavirus takes center stage at NFL training camps, the 49ers have another major priority to address as superstar tight end George Kittle enters the final year of his rookie deal. → Read More

Danville's Grace Leer reflects on time on 'American Idol'

Danville's Grace Leer didn't advance to the season finale of "American Idol," but most would agree the former Cal Women's Soccer star's future in music is very bright. → Read More

Bay Area native Grace Leer advances to American Idol's Top 11

IDOL SUNDAY: "It's definitely going to be another episode to be ready for." Grace Leer gives us a sneak peak on what's ahead on Mother's Day. → Read More

A man of many talents, Warriors' Steve Kerr joins virtual improv comedy show

DID YOU KNOW? Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is an improv guy - He was recently in a virtual sketch where he played an online doula, and had to help coach a woman through birth over the phone. → Read More

Bay Area native Grace Leer vying for 'American Idol' top 10

Danville native and former Cal soccer star Grace Leer is no stranger to competition. Now she waits to see if she's a step closer to her dream of becoming the next 'American Idol'. → Read More

With Authority: Sabrina Ionescu talks friendships with Steph and Kobe, college career cut short and going to WNBA

Walnut Creek native Sabrina Ionescu is one of college basketball's best! She joined Larry, Casey, and Chris on "With Authority" to talk about everything from her friendship with Stephen Curry to potentially being the number one pick in the WNBA Draft. → Read More

Former Cal Women's soccer player, Danville native Grace Leer needs votes to be in 'American Idol's' top 20

'THIS WOULD MEAN THE WORLD': Danville native, Grace Leer hopes to join Francisco Martin from San Francisco in American Idol's top 20. Here's how vote to keep her "Idol" journey going! → Read More

Spring Training: Oakland A's enter 2020 season with World Series expectations

Entering the 2020 season, the Athletics feel prime for another great season and a deep run in October. → Read More

Spring Training 2020: San Francisco Giants, Oakland A's hold second full-squad workouts

The Boys of Summer will be back by the Bay in no time, but first, both the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A's are preparing for the 2020 season in the Arizona Desert. → Read More

NBA Dunk Contest: LeBron James, sports Twitter react to San Jose's Aaron Gordon finishing 2nd

DUNK CONTEST REACTIONS: Star athletes from LeBron James to Super Bowl-winning quarterback Patrick Mahomes are weighing in on the results - And there's an overwhelming amount of of them agreeing- San Jose's Aaron Gordon was robbed (again). → Read More

Super Bowl LIV: San Francisco 49ers will sport traditional road uniforms in Miami

UNIFORMS DECIDED! It may not be flashy, but the 49ers are 2-0 in the Super Bowl when they wear their classic white jersey-gold pants combo. → Read More

49ers getting 'locked in' to play Packers in NFC Championship

The 49ers returned to practice on Wednesday beginning preparations for the Packers in Sunday's NFC Championship Game. But ask the team and it's just another day around the facility... → Read More