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  1. Endurance sports -- The safety of triathlon swims continues to be...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The safety of triathlon swims is still facing scrutiny, with organizers, doctors and others looking for ways to improve triathlon starts and prevent the kinds of deaths that marred recent competitions, writes Bonnie D. Ford.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  2. San Francisco out as host of America's Cup

    San Francisco is out of the race to host the next America's Cup, meaning no more spectacular backdrops of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  3. Video results for "alcatraz"

  4. Endurance sports - Escape From Alcatraz triathlon offers unique c...

    Doug Williams

    Inmates had a hard time breaking out of the infamous Alcatraz prison, and the Escape From Alcatraz triathlon presents many of the same challenges to elite and amateur athletes, writes Doug Williams.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  5. OTL: Trouble Beneath The Surface

    Bonnie D. FordPHOTO BY DONALD MIRALLE

    Once the quirky domain of super athletes, triathlons have hit the mainstream and brought along an increasing number of deaths. What's happening? There are no simple answers, writes Bonnie D. Ford.

    Eticket | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  6. CA's Exploratorium museum unveils new skateboarding exhibit

    Joel Rice

    New interactive exhibit at San Francisco's Exploratorium museum shows visitors the science behind skateboarding

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  7. Coroner: Texas man, 46, died in California triathlon

    For the first time in its 33-year history, a participant in the world renowned "Escape from Alcatraz" died during the event.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  8. Man, 46, dies during Alcatraz triathlon in California

    A 46-year-old Texas man died of an apparent heart attack Sunday in the frigid waters of the San Francisco Bay just moments after the start of the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon, race officials said.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  9. Tales From the Last Q-school

    Shane Ryan

    Edward Loar, a southpaw Texan, came to the 17th tee at the TPC Stadium Course in La Quinta, California, at -18 for the tournament. The hole, a nasty little par-3 called "Alcatraz" because it features an island green, demanded a short iron. Loar took ...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  10. Flem File: The NFL House of Horrors

    David Fleming

    The parking lot attendant was my first clue that this was no ordinary haunted house. From the street, he seemed to be wearing some kind of authentic, clever old-time prison zombie costume. But as I got closer, what looked like an Alcatraz gh...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  11. Rajon Rondo talks Asia trip, 1-on-1 tourney

    Playbook Trending

    Courtesy of Red Bull, Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo hosted youth clinics, a court refurbishment and qualifiers for Red Bull King of the Rock throughout Asia. On Saturday, Rondo will be on Alcatraz Island to host the finals of Red Bull Ki...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  12. Fantastic voyage: Rondo's tour of Asia

    Chris Forsberg

    Our friends at Red Bull passed along this video recapping Rajon Rondo's tour of Asia, including some wakeboarding and "becoming one with the banana boat" in Hong Kong: Rondo will be on Alcatraz Island to host the finals of Red Bull King of t...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  13. FMX rider Derek Garland to tackle Alcatraz swim

    Doug Parsons

    Metal Mulisha rider Derek Garland plans to participate in the Alcatraz Classic: Swim with the Centurians on Aug. 26

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  14. Basketball on The Rock? That's right.

    Playbook Visuals

    Basketball. On Alcatraz. That's what's coming to TV on Saturday -- "Red Bull King of the Rock," hosted by Boston Celtics All-Star guard Rajon Rondo and featuring 64 players from around the world vying for a one-on-one championship on the grounds of o...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  15. Why hasn't Rick Carlisle received extension?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Remember the crazed inmate in "Escape from Alcatraz" who chopped off a finger in the workshop? He could lop off another and still count on that hand the current NBA head coaches with a championship ring -- or rings in one case -- appreciati...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  16. Dallas Mavericks play waiting game with extension for Rick Carlis...

    Jeff Caplan

    Why Rick Carlisle doesn't have deal yet to coach Mavs next season is perplexing.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  17. San Francisco's famed FTC skate shop a family tradition

    Joel Rice

    FTC is in its 26th year in Haight-Ashbury so we spoke with the skate shop's owner, Kent Uyehara, about the San Francisco landmark.

    Blog | Conversation | February 21, 2012