San Francisco News for May 28th 2013

SF cemetery has big Memorial Day event
By San Francisco standards for Memorial Day, the weather at the Presidio Monday was dismal. A stiff chilling wind pushed in from the ocean and by noon the fog had become a soft persistent rain. For John Kern, who spent two years in Korea during the … More…

Breaking down the San Francisco Giants' new 'sushi burrito'
The San Francisco Giants have introduced a concession item billed as ???a sushi burrito??? to AT&T Park this season. Here’s what it looks like: (PHOTO: MLB.com). According to a description on Cut 4, it is ???rice, avocados, tuna and other fresh ingredients … More…

Danger levels high for America's Cup sailors
From left to right, Oracle Team USA, Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge, of Italy, train for the America’s Cup with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background Thursday, May 23, 2013, in San Francisco. Body armor and high-visibility … More…

Are the San Francisco 49ers Destined for a Hometown Super Bowl?
Even if San Francisco navigates their way to the big game once again, they must anticipate the departure or potential decline of several key veterans. In 2015, the future ages are as follows: Justin Smith (36), Frank Gore (32), Carlos Rogers (34) and … More…

Recap: San Francisco vs. Colorado
Brandon Belt put the Giants ahead for good with a two-run double in the fifth inning and San Francisco went on to take a 7-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies Sunday at AT&T Park. Buster Posey had a solo homer among his two hits, Hunter Pence had a More…

Are the San Francisco 49ers Destined for a Hometown Super Bowl?
In devastating fashion, San Francisco’s 1,000-yard receiver suffered an Achilles tear in late May, per USA Today’s Mike Garafolo on Twitter. The unfortunate incident comes right after a breakout campaign and in a year when Crabtree may have been … More…

San Francisco Giants (28-22) at Oakland Athletics (28-23), 4:05 p.m. (ET)
Dan Straily looks to build on his last start when he faces San Francisco for the first time Monday. The Oakland right-hander tossed seven scoreless innings in last Tuesday's 1-0 win over the Rangers and improved to 2-2 in six starts, while lowering his More…

San Francisco Giants: How Can the Pitching Improve?
If you haven’t been following the San Francisco Giants this season, you might be surprised to know that their starting pitching has brought them down. The team’s starting pitchers have combined for a WAR of -1.9, meaning the pitchers have cost the team … More…

Giants 7, Rockies 3: San Francisco doubles down to take series
The series loss against the Giants, as well as a win today from Arizona, means that San Francisco and Colorado are now tied for second place in the NL West.
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SF Giants beat Rockies, 7-3
(skip this header). SFGate. Sunday May 26, 2013 11:29 PM PT. ??. (change). Today. /. /. Traffic. close (change your city). San Francisco. Santa Rosa. Napa. Concord. Oakland. Livermore. Hayward. San Carlos. Palo Alto. San Jose. Fairfield. Mountain View … More…

1 dead, 10 hurt as car, party bus crash near SF
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman was killed, her husband critically injured and nine other people had less serious injuries when a party bus ran head-on into a small car that was stopped on a highway south of San Francisco, authorities said. More…

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SF cemetery has big Memorial Day event
Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, was the only speaker who made direct reference to the still-dangerous state of affairs on the Korean Peninsula, where ruler Kim Jong Un has conducted tests of long-range missiles and threatened to return to war with the U … More…

Belt, Cain help Giants beat Rockies 7-3
Colorado Rockies’ Dexter Fowler steals second base as San Francisco Giants’ Marco Scutaro covers during the first inning of the MLB National League baseball game, Sunday, May 26, 2013 in San Francisco. George Nikitin ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: … More…

SF Giants' road troubles continue across the bay
Marco Scutaro's single put runners on the corners with nobody out and the Giants' 3-4-5 hitters up, the makings of a nice rally, but Straily held San Francisco to one run on a Buster Posey groundball that cut Oakland's lead to 2-1. Bumgarner allowed a More…

San Francisco 49ers OTAs: Latest Player Reports and Analysis
At the start of the work week, any development associated with the San Francisco 49ers’ OTAs wouldn’t have qualified as a very compelling topic. Super Bowl-contending teams generally don’t have positional flux from one year to the next. Lose a marquee … More…

San Francisco Giants: Starting Pitching and Defense Remain Problematic
The San Francisco Giants enter play on Monday with the National League’s third worst rotation ERA at 4.66. The Giants also rank just 17th in baseball in defensive efficiency???a Baseball Prospectus stat that measures the percentage of balls in play … More…

San Francisco Giants (28-22) at Oakland Athletics (28-23), 4:05 pm (ET)
The Oakland Athletics have been on a roll of late and look to keep the momentum going when they start a two-game set Monday versus the San Francisco Giants at the Coliseum. The clubs will play two more games in San Francisco this week. The A's swept More…

San Francisco Giants' Santiago Casilla To Undergo Knee Surgery
Apr 24, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Santiago Casilla (46) pitches in relief against the Arizona Diamondbacks during.
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San Francisco 49ers: The Best Rookie Storylines
However, the San Francisco 49ers are the exception. Well, at least for this offseason, especially in regard to the 2013 rookie class. This 49ers rookie class brought more than talent to Santa Clara this offseason. From inspirational stories to weird … More…

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