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Cal’s Gottlieb balances being basketball coach and new mom

Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb is supervising a drill in practice, oblivious to the baby boy entertaining himself some 30 feet away. Moments later, Gottlieb wanders over during a break. [Read entire story]

Nathaniel Crosby named 2019 U.S. Walker Cup captain

Bay Area native Nathaniel Crosby, the 1981 U.S. Amateur champion and son of famed singer/entertainer Bing Crosby, has landed a prestigious position in amateur golf circles — captain of the U.S. Walker Cup team. [Read entire story]

Raiders’ Del Rio still angry about Sunday’s pratfall

Barely more than 24 hours after Sunday’s flat, deflating loss, Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio still was seething when he arrived at his weekly news conference Monday. And it didn’t even take a [Read entire story]

Cardinal Newman vs. Marin Catholic matches friend and foe

Soon after the Tubbs Fire roared through Santa Rosa on Oct. 9, destroying half of Cardinal Newman’s campus, Marin Catholic High in Kentfield raised nearly $25,000 for its counterpart’s recovery. Each of the [Read entire story]

Warriors’ Patrick McCaw thrives in his first start at point guard

Patrick McCaw emerged from hibernation in style. McCaw played a season-high 33 minutes Monday night, making his first start of the season with Stephen Curry sidelined. The Warriors lost 110-106 to [Read entire story]

Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant return to practice

Catch, shoot, swish. Catch, shoot, swish. The Warriors find no sight more comforting than Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant engaging in their rhythmic, spirited, post-practice shooting contests. And it was [Read entire story]

MVP-less Warriors fall to Kings 110-106

Maybe the Warriors can weather the absence of one MVP — but not two. Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant both missed Monday night’s game against Sacramento. And it showed down the stretch, as the Kings [Read entire story]

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant miss game against Kings

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant missed Monday night’s game against Sacramento — the first time this season both MVPs have missed the same game — but Warriors head coach Steve Kerr downplayed any fears their absences [Read entire story]

Warriors’ Curry, Durant to miss game vs. Kings

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant both will miss Monday night’s game against Sacramento, the Warriors announced at their shootaround Monday morning. Curry has a right hand contusion, and Durant has been [Read entire story]

Cardinal Newman advances to NCS title game with 29-28 win over Rancho Cotate

Cardinal Newman’s stirring tale of recovery and resilience lives another week, by the slimmest of margins. Barely more than six weeks after the Tubbs Fire destroyed much of their campus — and the [Read entire story]

Warriors’ Durant, Green to miss Bulls game

Kevin Durant and Draymond Green will not play in Friday night’s game against Chicago, the Warriors announced at their shootaround Friday morning. Durant, nursing a sprained ankle, will miss a game for [Read entire story]

At 4-6, Oakland still has hope if it can stop dropping the ball

Ten games into the season, on the brink of Thanksgiving, head coach Jack Del Rio is running out of obvious solutions. So maybe the Raiders will seek a novel approach to their predicament. Take all the [Read entire story]

LPGA Tour event will return to Lake Merced in April

The LPGA Tour is returning to the Bay Area. After a one-year absence, the tour event at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City will return to next year’s schedule, two sources said Monday. The contract [Read entire story]

LPGA Tour event will return to Lake Merced in April

The LPGA Tour is returning to the Bay Area. After a one-year absence, the tour event at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City will return to next year’s schedule, two sources said Monday. The contract [Read entire story]

Playoff victory helps Cardinal Newman move past wildfire tragedy

One month and one day after the most destructive wildfire in California history shattered their world, in a home game on another school’s field, Cardinal Newman-Santa Rosa football players took a fresh, triumphant step [Read entire story]

Olympic Club to host Ryder Cup and PGA Championship

San Francisco’s Olympic Club, a venue awash in golf history, has agreed to host the 2028 PGA Championship and 2032 Ryder Cup, The Chronicle has learned. The deal, which will be officially announced [Read entire story]

Rick Barry rooting for Curry to eclipse free-throw record

One of Rick Barry’s franchise records stands in peril, at least if Stephen Curry keeps sinking free throws with ruthless efficiency. Barry made 60 consecutive free-throw attempts in 1976, a feat [Read entire story]

Men’s, women’s U.S. Opens coming to Pebble Beach

The U.S. Open will return to Northern California in 2027 — at Pebble Beach, not the Olympic Club. USGA officials will announce Tuesday that they are bringing the 2023 U.S. Women’s Open and the ’27 [Read entire story]

Even after big win over Chiefs, Raiders face tough road to reach playoffs

Remember, they still have a long way to go. Thursday night’s wild, dramatic victory over Kansas City sent the Raiders prancing euphorically into their open weekend. That was a lot better than the [Read entire story]

Carr’s TD pass to Crabtree lifts Raiders to crazy win

One Raiders official walked out of the locker room afterward and mumbled, “We don’t make it easy.” Safety Karl Joseph marveled at the final, frenetic seconds, saying he had never been part of a football game like [Read entire story]