Brian Boitano

Brian Boitano

Brian Boitano, the only American man to win a gold medal at the 1988 Winter Olympics, forged a reputation as one of history’s most athletic figure skaters. At the age of eight, he took his first lessons in his hometown of Sunnyvale. He won numerous national...read more
Bert Campaneris

Bert Campaneris

Bert Campaneris is the Cuban-born shortstop and speedy leadoff hitter for the Oakland Athletics teams that won consecutive World Series Championships from 1972 through 1974, the only team other than the Yankees to win that many in a row. Campaneris led the American...read more
Al Davis

Al Davis

As a coach first and then as the managing general partner, Al Davis turned the Oakland Raiders into one of the most successful franchises in professional football. Building on an unwavering philosophy that stressed a strong-armed quarterback, a powerful offensive line...read more
Steve Negoesco

Steve Negoesco

Steve Negoesco, who played (1947-51), and coached (1962-2000) soccer at the University of San Francisco, was one of the greatest of both. He was an All-American, the first from the West Coast, in 1948, and helped the Dons to a share of the National Championship in the...read more
R. C. Owens

R. C. Owens

R. C. Owens had a productive NFL career, but is best remembered for one play, the “Alley Oop,” when he leaped high between defensive backs to catch this pass. The play was a natural for Owens, a college basketball player who led the nation with 27 rebounds...read more