SF soccer club has high hopes in national tournament
The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open cup is considered the country's oldest soccer tournament and it also one of the only venues where amateur and semi-pro teams get a chance to take on professional clubs. This year the 108th open begins with a Bay Area battle with two San Francisco teams who are among the 28 amateur and semi pro teams vying for the cup.
Alabama football player drove 141 mph evading police before arrest: deputies
Freshman defensive back Tony Mitchell was arrested on drug charges last week in Florida.
Professional Richmond basketball player is Bay Area legend
Jovan Harris of Richmond is one of the few thousand pro athletes from the United States who has earned a living dribbling a basketball. "Since I was a kid, I just wanted to hoop," he said.
Cuban baseball player defects after team's loss to USA in World Baseball Classic
Ivan Prieto Gonzalez failed to show up to his flight back to Havana with the team on Monday.
March Madness 2023: Sweet 16 matchups set following wild weekend
The Sweet 16 weekend will see games in New York City, Las Vegas, Kansas City, Missouri, and Louisville, Kentucky, and the Final Four is in Houston. The semifinals are on April 1, with the championship game on April 3.
Oakland Tech Lady Bulldogs building a dynasty
Fresh off securing their latest state title, the Lady Bulldogs of Oakland Technical High School are building a dynasty of the best girls basketball team in the state.
Sharks goalie James Reimer declines to wear Pride jersey
San Jose Sharks goalie James Reimer didn't take part in pregame warmups Saturday night, saying the team’s decision to wear Pride-themed jerseys in support of the LGBTQ community runs counter to his religious beliefs.
Jose Altuve hit-by-pitch in World Baseball Classic, leaves game with thumb fracture
Jose Altuve left Venezuela’s 9-7 quarterfinal loss to the United States on Saturday night with a fractured right thumb after getting hit by a pitch in another injury setback at the World Baseball Classic.
Watch: Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine dodges beer can thrown at him during baseball game
The rapper was reportedly intoxicated and behaving belligerently during the game.
Skier 'critically buried' for minutes after triggering avalanche
New Hampshire authorities said the skier was only rescued after another skier saw a hand sticking out from the snow.
Bay Area big wave surfer aims to end gender disparity in the sport
When California native Bianca Valenti started surfing at 7-years-old, she wanted to surf the biggest waves she could find.
Oakland Roots SC games: How to watch the 2023 season on KTVU Plus
The Oakland Roots Sports Club is back for another season in the USL Championship and KTVU Plus is bringing the action to your television once again.
Alabama, Brandon Miller face renewed questions about deadly shooting
Alabama star freshman Brandon Miller and another player were at the scene of a shooting that left a 23-year-old woman dead. The players' then-teammate Darius Miles was charged with capital murder along with another man.
Kamala Harris hears boos at March Madness game, faces ridicule for speech to Howard players after loss
Vice President Kamala Harris was booed when she was shown on the video board at the Wells Fargo Arena and then ridiculed on social media for her speech to Howard players.
Warriors' Andre Iguodala to have surgery next week
Golden State Warriors veteran Andre Iguodala will have surgery on his left wrist next week, according to the team.
Ja Morant suspended 8 games by NBA for having gun in video
The Memphis Grizzlies star appeared in a social media video holding what appeared to be a gun inside a Denver club.
Ezekiel Elliott released by Dallas Cowboys
Ezekiel Elliott is the third-leading rusher in Cowboys franchise history behind Emmitt Smith and Tony Dorsett.
World Cup 2026: Why FIFA changed format, increased total matches
To win a World Cup, a nation will have to play eight games, up from the seven in place since 1974.
'Leave your mark:' Oakland Tech basketball team wins state championship
The Oakland Tech High School girls basketball team won the CIF Division 1 championship – and they said they had their coach's mantra on their minds.
92% of women runners say they're concerned about safety during outdoor runs: survey
The survey, which included 9,000 people, found that a majority of female runners take safety precautions like wearing loose clothing or finding a running partner who can offer protection.