Baseball The Oakland Athletics play at the usually sunny Oakland Coliseum (T510 638 4900, W), which has its own BART station. The San Francisco Giants play at gleaming AT&T Park, where home runs sometimes land in the bay.
Football By the time you read this, the resurgent San Francisco 49ers will have relocated to Santa Clara in the South Bay, where you may have to pay around $100 per seat. The struggling Oakland Raiders share the Oakland Coliseum (Wraiders.com) with the Athletics.
Basketball The Golden State Warriors play at Oracle Arena in Oakland, next door to the Oakland Coliseum.
Ice hockey The formidable San Jose Sharks play at the SAP Center in San Jose.
Soccer The San Jose Earthquakes, draw respectable crowds at collegiate Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara.

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