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  1. Goodbye, YahooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Inside Bay Area

    But it's not. Losing Yahoo as an independent company hurts. This is the Silicon Valley pioneer that brought the world to the web and the web to the world.

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  2. Goodbye, yahooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Contra Costa Times

    But it's not. Losing Yahoo as an independent company hurts. This is the Silicon Valley pioneer that brought the world to the web and the web to the world.

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  3. Venus Williams loses to Johanna Konta in Bank of West Classic finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Inside Bay Area

    Venus Williams' bid for her 50th professional singles championship fell short Sunday as the legendary American lost a marathon match to Johanna Konta of Great Britain 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 in the Bank of the West Classic final at Stanford's Taube Family Tennis Stadium. "Of course, I wanted to win," said Williams, who made her pro debut in this tournament 22 years ago.

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  4. CiCi vs. VenusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Contra Costa Times

    In late March of 2015, Atherton's CiCi Bellis got the teenage thrill of a lifetime when she made it to the third round of the Miami Open at age 15 and got to play the top-ranked woman in tennis, Serena Williams. Bellis doesn't recall too many details about it, and for good reason.

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  5. Teen CiCi Bellis earns date with Venus WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Atherton 17-year-old CiCi Bellis rallied from a set down to beat fellow American Sachia Vickery 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 Thursday to reach the Bank of the West quarterfinals and a date with top seed Venus Williams. Bellis, who is maintaining her amateur status with the hope of getting into Stanford following her forthcoming senior high school year, will play in the feature match against Williams at 7 p.m. Friday night.

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  6. Mystery surrounds Stanford star's decision to quit teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Inside Bay Area

    In a potential blow to Stanford's return to the top of women's basketball, three-year starting guard Lili Thompson won't return for her senior season, the player's father told this news organization Thursday. Greg Thompson said in a text message that his daughter will remain on scholarship and graduate with her class.

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  7. Bank of the West Classic: CiCi Bellis pulls off upset after scary 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Inside Bay Area

    As she eagerly awaits for her SAT scores, CiCi Bellis can see herself playing tennis for Stanford on Court 1 of Taube Family Tennis Stadium in the fall of 2017. Twenty-four hours before her opening-round in the main singles draw at the Bank of the West Classic, the bigger question was whether the 17-year-old could even see our of her left eye.

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  8. Bank of the West Classic: Nicole Gibbs prevails over Carol Zhao in battle for Stanford supremacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Inside Bay Area

    Monday night's showcase match at the Bank of the West Classic sort of forced the crowd at Stadium Court to pick its favorite WTA Tour pro out of Stanford. On one side of the net, two-time NCAA women's singles champion Nicole Gibbs, ranked No.

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  9. David Shaw's huge raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Inside Bay Area

    Shaw's compensation totaled almost $4.1 million during the calendar year of 2014, according to tax records revealed by USA Today. That's almost twice what the coach made in 2013, which was just over $2.2 million, and would place him in last season's Top 15 nationally.

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  10. Olympic rugby teams have Bay Area flavorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Contra Costa Times

    Six Bay Area rugby players -- three men and three women -- were named Monday to the U.S. teams headed to the Rio Games as the sport returns to the Summer Olympics for the first time since 1924. Former Cal star Danny Barrett, Folau Niua of East Palo Alto and Zachery Test of Woodside were named to the 12-man rugby sevens team, coach Mike Friday announced.

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  11. Bank of the West Classic draw ceremony provides a shockerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Contra Costa Times

    That's the best to describe repercussions Friday night's awkward moment during the draw ceremony for next week's Bank of the West Classic. WTA pro Nicole Gibbs was on stage at the Stanford Shopping Center as first-round matchups were being announced.

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  12. Brock Turner: Stanford sex assault convict to get drug, alcohol counselingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Inside Bay Area

    The former Stanford University swimmer who got six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman will be required to attend drug and alcohol counseling on top of random testing after he was caught lying about his high school habits. Brock Turner, 20, will have the counseling requirements added to his probation before his Sept.

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  13. Editorial: Rape is rape, conscious victim or notRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Outrage at the slap-on-the-wrist sentence of Brock Turner in the Stanford attempted rape case quickly spread to the California Legislature, where several members stepped up with proposals to sharpen the laws that allowed it to happen. Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen also wants to change what may be the most outrageous legal failure of all: California now treats sexual assault of an unconscious person as a less serious crime than assault of a conscious victim.

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  14. Palo Alto: Zero net energy house being assembled in Stanford hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Contra Costa Times

    When Jacobson embarked on building a new home, he knew it had to be zero net energy, meaning the house will produce as much energy as it consumes. Jacobson's 3,200-square-foot, two-story home with 12-foot high ceilings near the Stanford Dish has a solar panel system that generates all the energy needed to power his house and cars. 1 comment

  15. Brock Turner caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Opening a new front in the effort to remove Judge Aaron Persky from office, activists Tuesday announced they have collected more than 5,000 signatures online from Californians who are so incensed about his decision to spare former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner prison for a sex crime that they refuse to ever serve in his court on a jury. The "Don't Serve in Judge Persky's Court" petition was posted by the national women's advocacy group UltraViolet, and the California-based organization Courage Campaign, which supports a variety of progressive causes.

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  16. Ex-Cal star Vollmer, Stanford recruit Ledecky make Olympic swim teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Former Cal star Dana Vollmer locked up another trip to the Olympics less than 16 months after giving birth to her first child. Vollmer, 28, finished second in the 100-meter butterfly Monday at the U.S. swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

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  17. Rape lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Inside Bay Area

    Politicians are often criticized for rushing to change laws after high-profile crimes because they can wind up creating bad public policy with messy, unintended consequences. But national outrage over the light punishment former student-athlete Brock Turner recently received for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman last year outside a Stanford frat party revealed an inconsistency that took California lawmakers by surprise: Sexually assaulting a conscious person is considered a more severe crime in the Golden State than attacking an unconscious person.

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  18. Brock Turner case: Bills to mandate prison for sexually assaulting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Politicians are often criticized for rushing to change laws after high-profile crimes because they can wind up creating bad public policy with messy, unintended consequences. But national outrage over the light punishment former student-athlete Brock Turner recently received for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman last year outside a Stanford frat party revealed an inconsistency that took California lawmakers by surprise: Sexually assaulting a conscious person is considered a more severe crime in the Golden State than attacking an unconscious person.

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  19. Why Pat Summitt meant so much to women's basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Tributes poured in from the basketball world and beyond with news of the passing of the winningest coach in Division 1 college basketball. Summitt died peacefully Tuesday morning at a senior living facility in Knoxville, Tennessee, surrounded by loved ones, according to her son, Tyler.

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  20. Pat Summitt obitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Pat Summitt put women's basketball on her back, breaking down barriers with her indomitable spirit and demanding respect for female athletes on her way to becoming the winningest coach in NCAA Division I college basketball history. The woman who lifted the sport to national prominence staring down players and officials with her icy glare will be remembered for far more than the impressive numbers she piled up over 38 seasons, including eight national titles.

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