Golden State Warriors http://kalw.org en New Warriors arena in San Francisco not a slam dunk http://kalw.org/post/new-warriors-arena-san-francisco-not-slam-dunk <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">San Francisco’s waterfront is booming. It’s become a major destination for tourists and locals, celebrated two World Series wins, and is currently playing host to an international sailing race. There’s a new cruise ship terminal, and a re-invented </span>Exploratorium<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. And now the waterfront is preparing itself for another huge makeover.</span></p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 00:33:24 +0000 Angela Johnston 31049 at http://kalw.org New Warriors arena in San Francisco not a slam dunk Behind the science of sports obsession http://kalw.org/post/behind-science-sports-obsession <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Millions of people are crazy about sports, whether or not their teams are any good. Exactly why that is is the subject of Eric Simons’ new book: </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Secret-Lives-Sports-Fans/dp/1590208641">The Secret Lives of Sports Fans: The Science of Sports Obsession</a></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Simons sat down with </span>KALW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Ben </span>Trefny<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to talk about the chemistry of fandom.</span><br> Tue, 21 May 2013 00:51:00 +0000 Ben Trefny 27499 at http://kalw.org Behind the science of sports obsession Exodus of Oakland's sports teams may have already begun http://kalw.org/post/exodus-oaklands-sports-teams-may-have-already-begun <p>By 2017, the Golden State Warriors plan to scamper out of Oakland to the more polished side of the court over at San Francisco&rsquo;s waterfront. This move was announced in May at a press conference held in San Francisco. That day was cloudless, and the waterfront shimmered on San Francisco&rsquo;s Pier 30. Loudspeakers belted Train&rsquo;s &ldquo;Soul Sista,&quot; a fire department boat shot off water cannons, and Mayor Ed Lee smiled as though his daughter were coming home for Christmas, which would be true if his lost daughter were the Golden State Warriors basketball team.</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 01:11:05 +0000 Holly McDede 14650 at http://kalw.org Exodus of Oakland's sports teams may have already begun Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, May 22, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-afternoon-edition-tuesday-may-22-2012 <p>(SF Gate) // Investigators found <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/05/22/BA1P1OLN18.DTL">DNA evidence</a> linking Antolin Garcia-Torres to the disappearance of a 15-year-old Morgan Hill girl. At a news conference, today, Santa Clara Sheriff Laurie Smith said the source of the DNA was not blood. The girl, Sierra LaMar, was last seen on March 16&hellip;</p> Tue, 22 May 2012 20:54:01 +0000 Mary Rees 11029 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, May 22, 2012 Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, May 22, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-tuesday-may-22-2012 <p>(Mercury News) // The <a href="http://www.mercurynews.com/warriors/ci_20676969/golden-state-warriors-announce-move-san-francisco-tuesday">Golden State Warriors</a> are expected to announce, today, plans to move the team from Oakland to San Francisco, building a news arena on piers 30 and 32, near the Bay Bridge. The move could happen as early as 2017. The Warriors currently owe $95 million to the city of Oakland for renovations to their current home at the Oracle Arena...</p> Tue, 22 May 2012 16:32:33 +0000 Leila Day 11015 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, May 22, 2012