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Mark Jackson

Warriors Fire Coach After 51-Win Season

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Jackson came to the Golden State Warriors talking big and brash. He promised playoff appearances and championships, and ...

Does Religion Have A Place In The NBA?

USA Today | Sam Amick | Posted 05.06.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Long before head coach Doc Rivers found himself defending his Los Angeles Clippers players who were the unwelcome participants in team owner Don...

Warriors Coach: Fans In LA Should Boycott Game 5

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State coach Mark Jackson has a suggestion for fans of both the Warriors and the Clippers: Don't show up for Game 5 in ...

Hit the Road, Jack

George Heymont | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Today's action adventure films are so full of explosions and special effects that there is little opportunity to imagine what might be going on in the hearts and minds of their major characters

City on Fire

George Heymont | Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

The Boston Marathon bombings forced many people to ask an age-old question. Is someone's behavior shaped by nature or nurture? Some of life's tragedies are undeniably due to natural cycles. Two shorts screened at the 2013 San Francisco International Film Festival demonstrated this process with a wry sense of humor.

WATCH: Warriors Thank Fans

Posted 05.17.2013 | Sports

"WARRRRRRRIORRRRRRRS!" With Golden State 37.3 seconds away from having their season end at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs, Warriors head coach ...

'Classless'

Posted 05.02.2013 | Sports

Nuggets broadcaster and former NBA player Scott Hastings didn't appreciate Mark Jackson's postgame comments following Golden State's Game 5 loss, in w...

Mark Jackson Calls Out Nuggets For Dirty Play

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 05.01.2013 | Sports

DENVER -- Mark Jackson is standing up for his smooth-shooting guard who's constantly getting knocked down. The Golden State Warriors coach believes D...

Is America, and Pro Sports, Really Ready for Active Gay Players?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.30.2013 | Sports
Andy Ostroy

Once we get past the hoopla and the effusive praise for the pioneering 34-year-old currently with the Washington Wizards, the real question remains: what does his historic coming-out mean for him, the NBA, pro sports and society as a whole?

Hearts of Darkness

George Heymont | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

The opportunity to experience works like Woyzeck, The Threepenny Opera, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, and The Beggar's Opera in an extremely intimate theatre like the 100-seat Ashby Stage make them far more gritty and accessible.

Black Box Revolution

George Heymont | Posted 03.06.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

In some ways, live theater is like mold. It develops in an opportunistic fashion, spreading and growing stronger over time. A perfect example of this process is becoming more visible in San Francisco in the area being touted as the new Central Market Arts District.

Warriors Coach Mocks Blake Griffin

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Add Mark Jackson to the list of those who think some of Blake Griffin's skills fit perfectly in Hollywood. The high-flying Clippers star was flagr...

Cara Santa Maria

WTF Is String Theory?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.17.2012 | Science

Have you ever heard the term string theory and wondered WTF it means? When it comes to theoretical physics, it seems like there are a lot of larger-th...

Sports World Shaken By Connecticut School Shooting

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 02.13.2013 | Sports

Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant wrote "Newtown CT" on both of his shoes. Cleveland Cavaliers coach Byron Scott struggled with his composure as he t...

Aurora's Salomania: A Gripping Look at Long-Forgotten Case of War Hysteria

Leo Stutzin | Posted 06.28.2012 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

Mark Jackson's Salomania,is debuting with its world premiere at Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. Jackson carries the tale from the trenches of France to Old Bailey to taverns, bedrooms and other venues with remarkable fluidity and force.

Shorthanded Warriors Rally To Beat Knicks

AP | Posted 02.27.2012 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Jackson didn't see much significance in coaching Golden State to a win against his former team. It was th...

New Warriors Coach Associated With Drug Trafficker

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.26.2011 | San Francisco

On June 10, Mark Jackson was introduced as the new coach of the Golden State Warriors. His wife and four children were not with him at the announcemen...

Warriors Hire New Coach

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 08.06.2011 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — Mark Jackson's leadership skills as a player more than outweighed his lack of coaching experience when it came time for the Go...