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1. 04-07 Torch protesters scale bridge Golden Gate Bridge
04-09 Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Pier 48, SF Downtown
D. 04-14 Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs Oakland
E. 05-11 Closing Day at Bay Meadows San Mateo
F. 05-13 Bonds charged with 15 counts San Francisco
6. 06-04 Voters Pass Bayview Development San Francisco
H. 09-05 UC begins felling trees for sports center UC Berkeley

Summary.     Click for More > Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs Closing Day at Bay Meadows Bonds charged with 15 counts Voters Pass Bayview Development   UC begins felling trees for sports center  UC Berkeley began cutting down trees to clear the way for a new sports center that inspired lawsuits and a long-running tree-sitting protest
Torch protesters scale bridge Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Map of Pier 48 San Francisco
Jan.12  Half Moon Bay  SoCal Surfer Wins Mavericks Competition
Feb.14  San Francisco  Bonds failed drug test in 2000
Feb.21  San Francisco  Bonds: Typos could compromise case
Feb.24  San Jose  Roddick wins SAP Open for third time
Feb.29  San Francisco  Judge to unseal Bonds' '03 testimony
Mar.17  SF City Hall  Tibet Activists Want Torch Run Canceled
Mar.25  Oakland  Warriors' Webber calls it quits
Apr.4  San Francisco  Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case
Apr.7   Golden Gate Bridge
Apr.8  Stanford  Tennessee Edges Out Stanford For NCAA
Apr.9   SF Downtown
  Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes.    The only North American leg of the Olympic torch relay has been marked by confusion. Thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-Be...
Apr.14   Oakland
Apr.22  SJ Arena  Sharks Extinguish Flames 5-3 In Game 7
Apr.27  SJ Arena  Stars storm back on Sharks for 2-0 lead
Apr.30  San Jose  Sharks stay alive, beat Stars 2-1
May.2  San Francisco  7 elite athletes to testify against Graham
 SJ Arena  Sharks win over Stars, stay alive
May.4  San Jose  Sharks lost series to Stars in Game 6
May.11   San Mateo
May.12  San Jose  Sharks fire Wilson after 6 seasons
May.13   San Francisco
May.29  San Francisco  Coach Trevor Graham convicted in BALCO
Jun.4   San Francisco
Jun.6  San Francisco  Bonds pleads not guilty
Jun.16  Raiders  Walker found unconscious in Las Vegas
Jun.21  Stanford  Georgia hammers Stanford, 10-8
Jul.17  Athletics  Blanton dealt to Phils for prospects
Sep.5   UC Berkeley
Sep.30  Raiders  Raiders dump Kiffin; promote Cable
Nov.10  Athletics  A's get Holliday from Rockies
Nov.11  Giants  Lincecum earns NL's Cy Young
Dec.2  Walnut Creek  Elderly Man Killed In Golf Cart Wreck


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February 2008
No. 14 Stanford edges No. 9 Wazzu in OT
Bonds failed drug test in 2000
Bonds: Typos could compromise case
Roddick wins SAP Open for third time
Judge to unseal Bonds' '03 testimony
Bonds: Typos could compromise case
Judge to unseal Bonds' '03 testimony
Bonds failed drug test in 2000
Bonds: Typos could compromise case
Judge to unseal Bonds' '03 testimony
Kelly re-signs with Raiders
Stadium Gets 'Candlestick' Name Back
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No. 14 Stanford edges No. 9 Wazzu in OT
Kelly re-signs with Raiders
Stadium Gets 'Candlestick' Name Back
March 2008
Smith, 49ers agree to $45M contract
Raiders, Walker agree to 6-year deal
City Puts 49ers Stadium Issue On Ballot
Dropping After-School Sports Considered
USC upends Stanford
Stanford Roll Past Cal, Win Pac-10 Tour
Amare leads Suns past Warriors
Tibet Activists Want Torch Run Canceled
Bonds: 'I'm not going to retire'
Bonds perjury case is put on hold
Warriors' Webber calls it quits
Bonds perjury case is put on hold
Bonds: 'I'm not going to retire'
Bonds perjury case is put on hold
Red Sox edge A's in season opener
A's get revenge on Red Sox, 5-1
Smith, 49ers agree to $45M contract
Raiders, Walker agree to 6-year deal
City Puts 49ers Stadium Issue On Ballot
Bonds: 'I'm not going to retire'
Warriors' Webber calls it quits
City Puts 49ers Stadium Issue On Ballot
Tibet Activists Want Torch Run Canceled
USC upends Stanford
Stanford Roll Past Cal, Win Pac-10 Tour
Amare leads Suns past Warriors
Stanford slips past Marquette in OT
Warriors' Webber calls it quits
Cal fires Braun after 12 seasons
Smith, 49ers agree to $45M contract
Raiders, Walker agree to 6-year deal
City Puts 49ers Stadium Issue On Ballot
Niners to forfeit 5th-round pick
April 2008
Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case
Torch protesters scale bridge
Tennessee Edges Out Stanford For NCAA
Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs
Sharks Extinguish Flames 5-3 In Game 7
Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case
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Torch protesters scale bridge
Route changes mark Olympic torch relay
Tennessee Edges Out Stanford For NCAA
Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs
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May 2008
7 elite athletes to testify against Graham
Sharks lost series to Stars in Game 6
Closing Day at Bay Meadows
Bonds charged with 15 counts
Coach Trevor Graham convicted in BALCO
7 elite athletes to testify against Graham
Bonds charged with 15 counts
Coach Trevor Graham convicted in BALCO
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June 2008
Bonds pleads not guilty
Walker found unconscious in Las Vegas
Bonds pleads not guilty
Bonds pleads not guilty
Georgia hammers Stanford, 10-8
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Voters Pass Bayview Development
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Walker found unconscious in Las Vegas
July 2008
Blanton dealt to Phils for prospects
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September 2008
Raiders dump Kiffin; promote Cable
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UC begins felling trees for sports center
Raiders dump Kiffin; promote Cable
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November 2008
A's get Holliday from Rockies
Lincecum earns NL's Cy Young
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SoCal Surfer Wins Mavericks Competition  A 24-year-old Greg Long of San Clemente was awarded first place in a daredevil surf contest that had competitors riding waves 4 stories tall Bonds failed drug test in 2000 Bonds: Typos could compromise case Roddick wins SAP Open for third time Judge to unseal Bonds' '03 testimony Tibet Activists Want Torch Run Canceled Warriors' Webber calls it quits Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case  Former elite cyclist Tammy Thomas was convicted of lying to a grand jury investigating a steroid distribution ring Torch protesters scale bridge


January 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jan.3  Athletics  A's trade Swisher to White Sox
Jan.12   Half Moon Bay  
Jan.30  Oakland  Warriors end Hornets' win streak


February 2008 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2  Stanford  No. 14 Stanford edges No. 9 Wazzu in OT
Feb.14   San Francisco
Feb.21   San Francisco
Feb.24   San Jose
Feb.28  Raiders  Kelly re-signs with Raiders
Feb.29   San Francisco
 Candlestick  Stadium Gets 'Candlestick' Name Back


March 2008 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1  49ers  Smith, 49ers agree to $45M contract
Mar.4  Raiders  Raiders, Walker agree to 6-year deal
Mar.5  Santa Clara  City Puts 49ers Stadium Issue On Ballot
 Alameda  Dropping After-School Sports Considered
Mar.8  Stanford  USC upends Stanford
Mar.10  Stanford  Stanford Roll Past Cal, Win Pac-10 Tour
Mar.13  Oakland  Amare leads Suns past Warriors
Mar.17   SF City Hall
Mar.19  Barry Bonds  Bonds: 'I'm not going to retire'
Mar.21  San Francisco  Bonds perjury case is put on hold
Mar.22  Stanford  Stanford slips past Marquette in OT
Mar.24  49ers  Niners to forfeit 5th-round pick
Mar.25  Athletics  Red Sox edge A's in season opener
  Oakland
Mar.26  Athletics  A's get revenge on Red Sox, 5-1
 UC Berkeley  Cal fires Braun after 12 seasons
Mar.28  Stanford  Texas thumps Stanford, into Elite 8
 San Jose  Sharks knock off Ducks for Pacific crown
Mar.29  Oakland  Nuggets leapfrog Warriors into 8th spot
Mar.30  Oracle Arena  Warriors beat Mavs, force tie for 7th spot
Mar.31  Stanford  Wiggins Leads Stanford To Final Four


April 2008 ... more > Top ^
Apr.4   San Francisco
 UC Berkeley  Mike Montgomery to coach Cal
Apr.5  SF Downtown  Protesters rally before torch's arrival
Apr.6  Stanford  Stanford knocks off Uconn
Apr.7   Golden Gate Bridge
  3 people protesting China's human rights record climbed up the bridge and tied the Tibetan flag and two banners to its cables.    The banners: One World One Dream. Free Tibet' and 'Free Tibet'. The protesters climbed s...
 Pac Bell Park  Giants Home Opener Spoiled By Padres Apr.8  SFO  Olympic Flame Arrives   Stanford Tennessee Edges Out Stanford For NCAA
Apr.9   SF Downtown Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Map of Pier 48 San Francisco
  Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes
 The only North American leg of the Olympic torch relay has been marked by confusion. Thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-Beijing demonstrators had gathered. Officials sent the torch on a new route. The closing ceremony was moved to a new site
 SJ Arena  Flames Upend Sharks In Playoff Opener Apr.10  SJ Arena  Sharks even series 1-1 Apr.12  Oracle Arena  Warriors tied for 8th spot Apr.13  San Jose  Sharks blow 3-0 lead Apr.14   Oakland   Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs
  Stoudemire scored 11 of his 28 points in the 4th quarter and Phoenix recovered after blowing a 17-point lead to beat Golden State 122-116.    Jackson scored 16 of his 23 points in the 3rd-quarter com...
Apr.15  San Jose  Sharks-Flames tied up Apr.17  SJ Arena  Sharks Beat Flames In Game 5, Take Lead Apr.20  San Jose  Flames force Game 7 with Sharks Apr.22   SJ Arena   Sharks Extinguish Flames 5-3 In Game 7  Roenick had 2 goals and 2 assists, including the tying midway through the Sharks' four-goal second period in a 5-3 victory over Calgary Apr.24  Athletics  Thomas rejoins A's Apr.25  SJ Arena  Morrow, Stars slip past Sharks in OT Apr.26  Stanford  Dawkins Hired As New Basketball Coach Apr.27   SJ Arena Stars storm back on Sharks for 2-0 lead
Apr.29  San Jose  Stars take 3-0 lead on Norstrom OT goal Apr.30   San Jose Sharks stay alive, beat Stars 2-1

May 2008 ... more > Top ^
May.2   San Francisco 7 elite athletes to testify against Graham
  SJ Arena Sharks win over Stars, stay alive May.4   San Jose   Sharks lost series to Stars in Game 6  The longest game in franchise history May.11   San Mateo Closing Day at Bay Meadows
  Horse racing fans were placing wagers for the last time as the Bay Area icon shuts down after more than seven decades in operation
May.12   San Jose Sharks fire Wilson after 6 seasons May.13   San Francisco   Bonds charged with 15 counts
  Home run record holder was charged with 14 counts of lying to a grand jury and one count of obstruction of justice.    A new indictment was a result of the BALCO doping investigation. A new indictment that was a result of the BALCO doping investigation. The case is ...
May.16  Giants  Magowan to resign as managing partner May.18  Golden Gate Park  Kenyans win Bay To Breakers Race May.23  Giants  Zito stifles Marlins, gets first win of season May.24  Coliseum  A's baffle Red Sox with one-hitter May.29   San Francisco Coach Trevor Graham convicted in BALCO  The trial of track coach netted steroids prosecutors another guilty verdict and a public admission of cheating

June 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jun.4   San Francisco Voters Pass Bayview Development
  SF voters considered 8 local propositions in primary election, approving a parcel tax to improve public education.    Measure G Reopens Door On 49er Stadium: In the city's largest redevelopment project since Worl...
Jun.6   San Francisco Bonds pleads not guilty  Barry Bonds renewed his claims of innocence, pleading not guilty to 15 charges of lying to a grand jury about his performance-enhancing drug... Jun.11  San Jose  Sharks Hire Red Wings Assistant As Coach Jun.15  Pac Bell Park  A's Complete Sweep Of Giants Jun.16   Raiders   Walker found unconscious in Las Vegas  Oakland wide receiver Javon Walker was found unconscious on a street with 'significant injuries' after being the victim of a robbery Jun.18  Stanford  Stanford eliminates No. 1 Miami Jun.21   Stanford Georgia hammers Stanford, 10-8 Jun.30  Warriors  Davis opts out of contract

July 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1  Barry Bonds  Bonds 756th HR lands in Hall of Fame Jul.6  Athletics  White Sox nip A's Jul.8  Athletics  Cubs acquire Harden from A's Jul.14  San Francisco  Bonds unlikely to play this year Jul.17   Athletics Blanton dealt to Phils for prospects
Jul.18  Pac Bell Park  Sabathia dominating over Giants Jul.19  Athletics  Yankees down A's on bases-loaded HBP Jul.20  Giants  Giants close to dealing Durham to Brewers  Athletics  Giambi helps Yanks finish sweep of A's Jul.24  Barry Bonds  Bonds' bat is topic at Yankees' meetings  Warriors  Warriors sign Ellis to multiyear deal Jul.25  SJSU  Gathering Point For Olympians Jul.28  Warriors  Biedrins signed to six-year, $62M deal

August 2008 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  Athletics  Red Sox edge A's in 12 Aug.12  Coliseum  Rays fall to A's, see lead drop to 3 Aug.21  49ers  O'Sullivan 'perfect' for 49ers Aug.25  San Francisco  Bonds Seeks Dismissal For Most Of Case Aug.27  Warriors  Ellis out three months with ankle sprain

September 2008 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2  Pleasanton  Tennis pro arrested for molestation Sep.5   UC Berkeley     UC begins felling trees for sports center
  UC Berkeley began cutting down trees to clear the way for a new sports center that inspired lawsuits and a long-running tree-sitting protest
Sep.8  Candlestick  Niners Encouraged Despite Opening Loss  Coliseum  Cutler, Broncos embarrass Raiders Sep.16  Oakland  Raiders' Kelly arrested on suspicion of DUI Sep.22  Raiders  Kiffin safe with Raiders -- for now Sep.30   Raiders Raiders dump Kiffin; promote Cable

October 2008 ... more > Top ^
Oct.3  Stanford  OT on Notre Dame: I hate that school Oct.7  Raiders  NFL sends letter to Raiders owner Al Davis  San Francisco  Bonds likes 'freedom' from baseball Oct.9  SJ Arena  Sharks Beat Ducks In Opener Oct.11  Warriors  Warriors suspend Ellis 30 games

November 2008 ... more > Top ^
Nov.5  Raiders  Raiders waive cornerback Hall Nov.10   Athletics A's get Holliday from Rockies
Nov.11   Giants Lincecum earns NL's Cy Young Nov.15  Stanford  USC overcomes slow start, routs Stanford Nov.29  San Jose  Pavelski scores 2 in 3-2 win over Coyotes

December 2008 ... more > Top ^
Dec.2   Walnut Creek Elderly Man Killed In Golf Cart Wreck
Dec.4  Raiders  Chargers rout Raiders  SJ Arena  Thornton leads Sharks yo 9th straight win Dec.6  SJ Arena  Oilers snap Sharks' 9-game winning streak Dec.26  Oracle Arena  Warriors deal tired Celtics defeats Dec.27  49ers  49er Head Coach Singletary Stays  UC Berkeley  Cal Wins Emerald Bowl Dec.30  Half Moon Bay  Fewer sponsors shorten Mavericks window



Voters Pass Bayview Development




SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Football Timeline ... See Bay Area Football timeline, World Football timeline Top ^
2008
Feb.29  Candlestick  Stadium Gets 'Candlestick' Name Back
Mar.4  Raiders  Raiders, Walker agree to 6-year deal
Mar.24  49ers  Niners to forfeit 5th-round pick
Jun.4   San Francisco
  SF voters considered 8 local propositions in primary election, approving a parcel tax to improve public education.    Measure G Reopens Door On 49er Stadium: In the city's largest redevelopment project since Worl...
Jun.16   Raiders Walker found unconscious in Las Vegas  Oakland wide receiver Javon Walker was found unconscious on a street with 'significant injuries' after being the victim of a robbery Aug.21  49ers  O'Sullivan 'perfect' for 49ers Sep.8  Candlestick  Niners Encouraged Despite Opening Loss Sep.8  Coliseum  Cutler, Broncos embarrass Raiders Sep.16  Oakland  Raiders' Kelly arrested on suspicion of DUI Sep.30   Raiders Raiders dump Kiffin; promote Cable
Oct.3  Stanford  OT on Notre Dame: I hate that school Oct.7  Raiders  NFL sends letter to Raiders owner Al Davis Nov.5  Raiders  Raiders waive cornerback Hall Nov.15  Stanford  USC overcomes slow start, routs Stanford Dec.4  Raiders  Chargers rout Raiders Dec.27  49ers  49er Head Coach Singletary Stays Dec.27  UC Berkeley  Cal Wins Emerald Bowl



SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Drugs Timeline ... See Bay Area Drugs timeline, World Drugs timeline Top ^
2008 May.2   San Francisco 7 elite athletes to testify against Graham
May.18  Golden Gate Park  Kenyans win Bay To Breakers Race



SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Election & Vote Timeline ... See Bay Area Election & Vote timeline, World Election & Vote timeline Top ^
2008 Mar.5  Santa Clara  City Puts 49ers Stadium Issue On Ballot Jun.4   San Francisco Voters Pass Bayview Development
  SF voters considered 8 local propositions in primary election, approving a parcel tax to improve public education.    Measure G Reopens Door On 49er Stadium: In the city's largest redevelopment project since Worl...




SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Baseball Timeline ... See Bay Area Baseball timeline, World Baseball timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.3  Athletics  A's trade Swisher to White Sox Mar.19  Barry Bonds  Bonds: 'I'm not going to retire' Mar.25  Athletics  Red Sox edge A's in season opener Mar.26  Athletics  A's get revenge on Red Sox, 5-1 Apr.7  Pac Bell Park  Giants Home Opener Spoiled By Padres Apr.24  Athletics  Thomas rejoins A's May.16  Giants  Magowan to resign as managing partner May.23  Giants  Zito stifles Marlins, gets first win of season May.24  Coliseum  A's baffle Red Sox with one-hitter Jun.6   San Francisco Bonds pleads not guilty  Barry Bonds renewed his claims of innocence, pleading not guilty to 15 charges of lying to a grand jury about his performance-enhancing drug... Jun.15  Pac Bell Park  A's Complete Sweep Of Giants Jun.18  Stanford  Stanford eliminates No. 1 Miami Jun.21   Stanford Georgia hammers Stanford, 10-8 Jul.1  Barry Bonds  Bonds 756th HR lands in Hall of Fame Jul.6  Athletics  White Sox nip A's Jul.8  Athletics  Cubs acquire Harden from A's Jul.14  San Francisco  Bonds unlikely to play this year Jul.17   Athletics Blanton dealt to Phils for prospects Jul.18  Pac Bell Park  Sabathia dominating over Giants Jul.19  Athletics  Yankees down A's on bases-loaded HBP Jul.20  Giants  Giants close to dealing Durham to Brewers Jul.20  Athletics  Giambi helps Yanks finish sweep of A's Jul.24  Barry Bonds  Bonds' bat is topic at Yankees' meetings Aug.1  Athletics  Red Sox edge A's in 12 Aug.12  Coliseum  Rays fall to A's, see lead drop to 3 Aug.25  San Francisco  Bonds Seeks Dismissal For Most Of Case Oct.7  San Francisco  Bonds likes 'freedom' from baseball Nov.10   Athletics A's get Holliday from Rockies Nov.11   Giants Lincecum earns NL's Cy Young



SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Highway Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Highway Crime timeline, World Highway Crime timeline Top ^
2008 Sep.16  Oakland  Raiders' Kelly arrested on suspicion of DUI Dec.2   Walnut Creek Elderly Man Killed In Golf Cart Wreck




SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Basketball Timeline ... See Bay Area Basketball timeline, World Basketball timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.30  Oakland  Warriors end Hornets' win streak Feb.2  Stanford  No. 14 Stanford edges No. 9 Wazzu in OT Mar.8  Stanford  USC upends Stanford Mar.10  Stanford  Stanford Roll Past Cal, Win Pac-10 Tour Mar.13  Oakland  Amare leads Suns past Warriors Mar.22  Stanford  Stanford slips past Marquette in OT Mar.25   Oakland Warriors' Webber calls it quits
Mar.28  Stanford  Texas thumps Stanford, into Elite 8 Mar.29  Oakland  Nuggets leapfrog Warriors into 8th spot Mar.30  Oracle Arena  Warriors beat Mavs, force tie for 7th spot Mar.31  Stanford  Wiggins Leads Stanford To Final Four Apr.4  UC Berkeley  Mike Montgomery to coach Cal Apr.6  Stanford  Stanford knocks off Uconn Apr.8   Stanford Tennessee Edges Out Stanford For NCAA Apr.12  Oracle Arena  Warriors tied for 8th spot Apr.14   Oakland Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs
  Stoudemire scored 11 of his 28 points in the 4th quarter and Phoenix recovered after blowing a 17-point lead to beat Golden State 122-116.    Jackson scored 16 of his 23 points in the 3rd-quarter com...
Apr.26  Stanford  Dawkins Hired As New Basketball Coach May.18  Golden Gate Park  Kenyans win Bay To Breakers Race Jul.24  Warriors  Warriors sign Ellis to multiyear deal Jul.28  Warriors  Biedrins signed to six-year, $62M deal Aug.27  Warriors  Ellis out three months with ankle sprain Oct.11  Warriors  Warriors suspend Ellis 30 games Dec.26  Oracle Arena  Warriors deal tired Celtics defeats



SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Justice Timeline ... See Bay Area Justice timeline, World Justice timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.21   San Francisco Bonds: Typos could compromise case Feb.29   San Francisco Judge to unseal Bonds' '03 testimony Mar.21  San Francisco  Bonds perjury case is put on hold Apr.4   San Francisco Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case  Former elite cyclist Tammy Thomas was convicted of lying to a grand jury investigating a steroid distribution ring May.13   San Francisco   Bonds charged with 15 counts
  Home run record holder was charged with 14 counts of lying to a grand jury and one count of obstruction of justice.    A new indictment was a result of the BALCO doping investigation. A new indictment that was a result of the BALCO doping investigation. The case is ...
May.29   San Francisco Coach Trevor Graham convicted in BALCO  The trial of track coach netted steroids prosecutors another guilty verdict and a public admission of cheating Jun.6   San Francisco Bonds pleads not guilty  Barry Bonds renewed his claims of innocence, pleading not guilty to 15 charges of lying to a grand jury about his performance-enhancing drug... Aug.25  San Francisco  Bonds Seeks Dismissal For Most Of Case Dec.2   Walnut Creek Elderly Man Killed In Golf Cart Wreck



SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Sports Crime & Justice Timeline ... See Bay Area Sports Crime & Justice timeline, World Sports Crime & Justice timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.14   San Francisco Bonds failed drug test in 2000
Feb.21   San Francisco Bonds: Typos could compromise case Feb.29   San Francisco Judge to unseal Bonds' '03 testimony Mar.21  San Francisco  Bonds perjury case is put on hold Apr.4   San Francisco Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case  Former elite cyclist Tammy Thomas was convicted of lying to a grand jury investigating a steroid distribution ring May.2   San Francisco 7 elite athletes to testify against Graham May.13   San Francisco   Bonds charged with 15 counts
  Home run record holder was charged with 14 counts of lying to a grand jury and one count of obstruction of justice.    A new indictment was a result of the BALCO doping investigation. A new indictment that was a result of the BALCO doping investigation. The case is ...
May.29   San Francisco Coach Trevor Graham convicted in BALCO  The trial of track coach netted steroids prosecutors another guilty verdict and a public admission of cheating



SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Hockey Timeline ... See Bay Area Hockey timeline, World Hockey timeline Top ^
2008 Mar.28  San Jose  Sharks knock off Ducks for Pacific crown Apr.9  SJ Arena  Flames Upend Sharks In Playoff Opener Apr.10  SJ Arena  Sharks even series 1-1 Apr.13  San Jose  Sharks blow 3-0 lead Apr.15  San Jose  Sharks-Flames tied up Apr.17  SJ Arena  Sharks Beat Flames In Game 5, Take Lead Apr.20  San Jose  Flames force Game 7 with Sharks Apr.22   SJ Arena Sharks Extinguish Flames 5-3 In Game 7  Roenick had 2 goals and 2 assists, including the tying midway through the Sharks' four-goal second period in a 5-3 victory over Calgary Apr.25  SJ Arena  Morrow, Stars slip past Sharks in OT Apr.27   SJ Arena Stars storm back on Sharks for 2-0 lead Apr.29  San Jose  Stars take 3-0 lead on Norstrom OT goal Apr.30   San Jose Sharks stay alive, beat Stars 2-1 May.2   SJ Arena Sharks win over Stars, stay alive May.4   San Jose Sharks lost series to Stars in Game 6  The longest game in franchise history May.12   San Jose Sharks fire Wilson after 6 seasons Jun.11  San Jose  Sharks Hire Red Wings Assistant As Coach Oct.9  SJ Arena  Sharks Beat Ducks In Opener Nov.29  San Jose  Pavelski scores 2 in 3-2 win over Coyotes Dec.4  SJ Arena  Thornton leads Sharks yo 9th straight win Dec.6  SJ Arena  Oilers snap Sharks' 9-game winning streak



SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Water Sports Timeline ... See Bay Area Water Sports timeline, World Water Sports timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.12   Half Moon Bay SoCal Surfer Wins Mavericks Competition  A 24-year-old Greg Long of San Clemente was awarded first place in a daredevil surf contest that had competitors riding waves 4 stories tall Dec.30  Half Moon Bay  Fewer sponsors shorten Mavericks window



SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Human Rights Timeline ... See Bay Area Human Rights timeline, World Human Rights timeline Top ^
2008 Mar.17   SF City Hall Tibet Activists Want Torch Run Canceled




SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Coach Timeline ... See Bay Area Coach timeline, World Coach timeline Top ^
2008 Mar.26  UC Berkeley  Cal fires Braun after 12 seasons Sep.22  Raiders  Kiffin safe with Raiders -- for now



SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Tennis Timeline ... See Bay Area Tennis timeline, World Tennis timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.24   San Jose Roddick wins SAP Open for third time
Sep.2  Pleasanton  Tennis pro arrested for molestation



SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Sports Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Sports Business timeline, World Sports Business timeline Top ^
2008 Feb.28  Raiders  Kelly re-signs with Raiders Mar.1  49ers  Smith, 49ers agree to $45M contract Mar.5  Santa Clara  City Puts 49ers Stadium Issue On Ballot Mar.5  Alameda  Dropping After-School Sports Considered May.11   San Mateo Closing Day at Bay Meadows
  Horse racing fans were placing wagers for the last time as the Bay Area icon shuts down after more than seven decades in operation
Jun.30  Warriors  Davis opts out of contract Sep.5   UC Berkeley   UC begins felling trees for sports center
  UC Berkeley began cutting down trees to clear the way for a new sports center that inspired lawsuits and a long-running tree-sitting protest




SF Bay Area, Sports, 2008 Protest Timeline ... See Bay Area Protest timeline, World Protest timeline Top ^
2008 Apr.5  SF Downtown  Protesters rally before torch's arrival Apr.7   Golden Gate Bridge Torch protesters scale bridge
  3 people protesting China's human rights record climbed up the bridge and tied the Tibetan flag and two banners to its cables.    The banners: One World One Dream. Free Tibet' and 'Free Tibet'. The protesters climbed s...
Apr.9   SF Downtown Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Map of Pier 48 San Francisco
  Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes
 The only North American leg of the Olympic torch relay has been marked by confusion. Thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-Beijing demonstrators had gathered. Officials sent the torch on a new route. The closing ceremony was moved to a new site
Jun.4   San Francisco Voters Pass Bayview Development
  SF voters considered 8 local propositions in primary election, approving a parcel tax to improve public education.    Measure G Reopens Door On 49er Stadium: In the city's largest redevelopment project since Worl...




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2008 Mar.17   SF City Hall Tibet Activists Want Torch Run Canceled
Apr.5  SF Downtown  Protesters rally before torch's arrival Apr.7   Golden Gate Bridge Torch protesters scale bridge
  3 people protesting China's human rights record climbed up the bridge and tied the Tibetan flag and two banners to its cables.    The banners: One World One Dream. Free Tibet' and 'Free Tibet'. The protesters climbed s...
Apr.8  SFO  Olympic Flame Arrives Apr.9   SF Downtown Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Map of Pier 48 San Francisco
  Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes
 The only North American leg of the Olympic torch relay has been marked by confusion. Thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-Beijing demonstrators had gathered. Officials sent the torch on a new route. The closing ceremony was moved to a new site
Jul.25  SJSU  Gathering Point For Olympians



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2008 Sep.2  Pleasanton  Tennis pro arrested for molestation