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Photo collage of Dwight Clark being honored at a 49ers game and "The Catch" in 1982

49ers to Honor Dwight Clark With Season-Long Celebration

SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers will honor former tight end Dwight Clark with a season-long celebration of his life that will include unveiling a statue of "The Catch." Clark died in June at age 61. He suffered from ALS. All 49ers players will wear...
Photo of Kerri Walsh Jennings during the 2016 Summer Olympics

Kerri Walsh Jennings Plans to Chase Gold in Tokyo, Retire

ALAMEDA — Kerri Walsh Jennings will call it a career in beach volleyball after the Tokyo Olympics in two years. She has big plans before her days on the sand are done, and for improving the long-term health and growth of the sport well into the future by cr...
Stock photo of San Francisco Giants', Gorkys Hernandez, up to bat

Hernandez’s HR in 12th Leads Giants to 5-3 Win Over Padres

SAN DIEGO — Their early 3-0 lead long gone, the San Francisco Giants got some big plays late to had the free-falling San Diego Padres their sixth straight loss. Gorkys Hernandez hit a go-ahead home run leading off the 12th inning, Will Smith struck out the ...
Photo of Conor McGregor leaving the courthouse

MMA Star Conor McGregor Pleads Guilty in Melee Case

NEW YORK — This time, Conor McGregor didn't put up a fight. The mixed martial arts star pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and will perform five days of community service to resolve charges stemming from a backstage melee at a New York City ar...