May 29, 2015

Former Bay Area sports writer Bergman dies at 80

Longtime Bay Area sports writer and former Associated Press writer Ron Bergman has died. He was 80. Bergman died Thursday, according to his daughter Anne. He had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease. He worked for the AP in the 1960s and covered the Beatles’ ...

Armstrong let partner take blame for collision

Feb 4, 2015

Armstrong let partner take blame for collision

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars with an SUV after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Police cited Armstrong with failing to report an ...

USOC gets Olympic bid wrong again

| Jan 16, 2015

USOC gets Olympic bid wrong again

by Jack Gallagher

“Once you become predictable, no one’s interested anymore.” — Chet Atkins The words of the late American musician sum up the reaction I had when the United States Olympic Committee selected Boston to be the bid city for the U.S. for the 2024 Olympics ...

Most read Sports stories of 2014

Jan 1, 2015

Most read Sports stories of 2014

With the exception of shooting star on the tennis court and a questionable ref at the World Cup, much of the big sports news stories  for Japan happened on the ice year. Scandalous outcome: Skating judges steal Kim’s title, hand it to Sotnikova Yuna ...