Santa Clara County Local News: Sports


All Local Sports News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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02/15/2024
When and if California legalizes sports gambling, the policy should honor the laws established in partnership with tribes decades ago, says Assemblyman James Ramos.

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02/07/2024
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The San Jose Earthquakes were not just invented from scratch a few years ago. The current team expands on a vibrant historical body of work dating back to 1974.

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01/29/2024
The “pop, pop, pop” that’s become synonymous with Pickleball may soon be a racket of the past. That’s the goal promised by a new generation of equipment developed to lessen the overall acoustic burden of the sport.

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01/23/2024
A yearslong debate over whether the 49ers should be allowed a multimillion-dollar property tax break for Levi’s Stadium has come to a close.

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01/19/2024
With Super Bowl LX just a few years away from arriving at Levi’s Stadium and the FIFA World Cup quick on its heels, the Valley Transportation Agency has started planning the big events.

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01/18/2024
A new coalition that includes former mayors, philanthropists, athletes and volunteers is spearheading a $33-million campaign to revive a project to build Palo’s first city-owned gym.

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01/17/2024
As training for the summer Olympics is starting, Santa Clara’s International Swim Center (ISC) is closed “until further notice” — until safety, health and equipment problems are resolved.

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01/17/2024
Proposed California legislation that would ban tackle football for kids under 12 had gained momentum until Gov. Gavin Newsom made it clear he’d veto the bill.

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01/17/2024
The Assembly has until the end of January to decide the fate of the youth tackle football bill, which would prevent kids under 12 from playing the sport to protect them from brain trauma.

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01/15/2024
The Assembly has until the end of January to decide the fate of the youth tackle football bill, which would prevent kids under 12 from playing the sport to protect them from brain trauma.

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01/12/2024
Santa Clara Unified rang in 2024 with a gold star on their audit but with some unhappy youth sports groups as they passed new facility rental fees.

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01/03/2024
The Super Bowl is returning to the South Bay in 2026, and local movers and shakers hope to get the region more shine than it received last time around, when San Francisco drew the lion's share of the fans and revenue.

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12/19/2023
Sunnyvale is hoping to finalize some of its biggest projects next year, from supporting homeless residents to putting in new sports fields.

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12/19/2023
Mountain View Whisman's board voted to approve the city's proposal for a new joint use agreement, putting the ball back in the city's court to give the final sign-off to a deal that has been the cause of significant tension.

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12/15/2023
Despite an appeal by the Santa Clara County Assessor Larry Stone, a judge has ruled that the $6 million assessment of the San Francisco 49ers’ property tax at Levi’s Stadium will stand.

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12/12/2023
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Thanks to a new partnership between the San Jose Earthquakes, the city of San Jose and the County of Santa Clara, much-needed professional training facilities for the Quakes will emerge right next to some sort of public fields at the back corner of the fairgrounds property near Umbarger Road.

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12/06/2023
In 2022, Santa Clara Vanguard’s Cadets won the Drum Corps International Championship. However, simmering below the surface was a series of missteps that have forced Vanguard to cancel its 2023 season and have left the 2024 season up in the air.

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12/06/2023
The San Jose Earthquakes and South Bay officials are taking a big step in long-held plans to develop a public and private soccer field complex at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds.

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12/05/2023
A recent investigation by Voice of San Diego revealed that nonprofits that provide staff at local stadiums could be raising money without doing charity work, while also paying labor below minimum wage and under the table. Now, multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating.

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11/28/2023
Los Gatos took advantage of early miscues by the Wilcox Chargers to the tune of a shocking 28-7 lead after just one quarter.
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