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Apr 4, 2022
Frank Gore set to retire as a 49er after signing one-day contract
The 38-year-old Gore, who did not play in the NFL last season, ranks third all-time with 16,000 rushing yards.
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Jan 29, 2022
49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo buoyed by support of teammates as NFC title game approaches
49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has faced no shortage of doubters this season, but has the team one win away from the Super Bowl.
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Jan 5, 2022
Final three NFL playoff spots still up for grabs in Week 18
Only one spot is open in the NFC with the Green Bay Packers locked into the No. 1 seed and lone first-round bye with a dominant victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night.
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BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 5, 2021
Giants great Buster Posey retires
Posey made his MLB debut in late in the 2009 season and batted .302 with 158 homers and 729 RBIs in 1,371 games with the Giants.
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BASEBALL / MLB
Sep 24, 2021
Yu Darvish gets no-decision as Padres end losing streak
Victor Caratini's infield single in the 10th inning off Dominic Leone (3-5) allowed San Diego to avoid being swept by the Giants.
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Sep 2, 2021
Kazuto Ioka wins tough battle for third WBO super fly title defense
Ioka successfully defended his WBO super flyweight championship, winning a unanimous decision that went the full 12 rounds.
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BASEBALL / MLB
Jun 24, 2021
Shohei Ohtani gets no decision as Angels fall to Giants in 13 innings
The game at Angel Stadium featured 14 pitchers and had a wild finish, with the eventual game-winning run scoring on a bases-loaded walk in the 13th inning.
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Jun 23, 2021
An earthquake in Kobe speaks to a sea wall in San Francisco
Researchers worldwide view Kobe as an example of a modern city where, in 1995, structures failed to perform the way engineers thought they would.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 10, 2021
Shun Yamaguchi set to restart career with Giants in Japan
Yamaguchi posted a 15-4 record and led the CL in strikeouts, wins and winning percentage with the Giants in 2019, his previous season in Japan.
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BASEBALL / MLB
Jun 3, 2021
Shun Yamaguchi leaving Giants' organization to return to Japan
Right-hander Shun Yamaguchi, who plays for the Triple A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, revealed that he will return to Japan in an Instagram post on Wednesday.
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BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 6, 2021
California's MLB teams get go-ahead to open season with limited number of fans
The California Department of Public Health gave baseball teams and fans cause for spring fever Friday when it announced that spectators can return to the state's baseball stadiums in gradually increasing numbers starting on opening day as the coronavirus pandemic subsides.
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BASEBALL / MLB
Feb 23, 2021
Shun Yamaguchi determined to earn major league spot with Giants
Shun Yamaguchi said Monday he is determined to make his mark in the majors after inking a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants.
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BASEBALL / MLB
Feb 21, 2021
Giants sign Shun Yamaguchi to minor league deal
The San Francisco Giants have signed right-handed pitcher Shun Yamaguchi to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training, the club announced Saturday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jul 23, 2020
Chinese researcher wanted for visa fraud holes up at consulate in San Francisco
A Chinese researcher at the University of California at Davis who was charged with lying about her military service has taken shelter at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, according to court filings.
BASEBALL / MLB
Jan 17, 2020
Giants make Alyssa Nakken first female major league coach
APAlyssa Nakken became the first female coach on a major league staff in baseball history Thursday when she was named an assistant under new Giants manager Gabe Kapler.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 27, 2019
Former star outfielder Tsuyoshi Shinjo unretires at 47 in hopes of making comeback
Popular former outfielder Tsuyoshi Shinjo, who has announced on social media that he wishes to resume playing professional baseball, officially unretired on Wednesday when he was listed as a free agent eligible to sign with any club.
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BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 13, 2019
New York beats Tokyo to become world's top innovative city
New York took first place in a list of the world's most innovative cities on Tuesday, with the United States performing strongly for its embrace of smart technology and startups.
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WORLD
Oct 24, 2019
Divided over dictator, Spain to exhume Franco's remains
Spanish authorities will remove Francisco Franco's remains from a state mausoleum on Thursday, seeking to exorcise the ghost of a dictator whose legacy still divides the country more than four decades after his death.
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BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 15, 2019
Maduro hikes Venezuela's minimum wage again, this time by 275% in face of 50,100% inflation
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered a 275 percent increase in the monthly minimum wage on Monday, the third hike this year, as hyperinflation drains the value of workers' salaries.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 22, 2019
Former Kintetsu Buffaloes slugger Ralph Bryant holds kids clinic
Ralph Bryant is 58 years old and hasn't played top-level baseball since his final season with the Kintetsu Buffaloes in 1995.

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan