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Details emerge from Ray McDonald sexual assault case – apparently Aldon Smith is still drinking
December 22, 20145

Details emerge from Ray McDonald sexual assault case – apparently Aldon Smith is still drinking

Aldon Smith told reporters in July that he had been sober since going to rehab, something that was extremely difficult to believe given

San Francisco Giants 2015 payroll (updated with Peavy, Romo and McGehee)
December 22, 201422

San Francisco Giants 2015 payroll (updated with Peavy, Romo and McGehee)

Here’s the current projected 25-man roster (plus Marco Scutaro), with the salary for each player. Arbitration estimates from MLB Trade Rumors are in orange.

Young Raiders WRs make argument for roster spots in 2015
December 22, 20143

Young Raiders WRs make argument for roster spots in 2015

The Oakland Raiders won their third game of the season and their third out of the last five games. In each win,

Sharks give St. Louis the blues in 3-2 OT win
December 21, 20141

Sharks give St. Louis the blues in 3-2 OT win

The game-winning goal in Saturday night’s battle between the Sharks and the Blues looked as though it had been fired out of

49ers offense offers taste of what could’ve been in overtime loss to Chargers
December 20, 201410

49ers offense offers taste of what could’ve been in overtime loss to Chargers

Was this going to be a game where the 49ers lied down and perished on their dying turf, causing their draft position to soar while

Joe Staley doesn’t seem all that pleased with Jim Harbaugh, or perhaps an official (GIF)
December 20, 201418

Joe Staley doesn’t seem all that pleased with Jim Harbaugh, or perhaps an official (GIF)

Update (10:15 pm): I started the following Q&A with Staley after the game by asking him about the exchange seen below.  Q:

Giants trade two minor league pitchers for Casey McGehee
December 19, 201437

Giants trade two minor league pitchers for Casey McGehee

The San Francisco Giants have traded for a third baseman. And, it’s neither of the two guys we heard they had interest

Bye now, you’re an All-Star: an updated look at Billy Beane’s trades
December 19, 201433

Bye now, you’re an All-Star: an updated look at Billy Beane’s trades

Updated (12/19): Derek Norris was dealt to the ridiculously active Padres last night, leaving the A’s with two 2014 All-Stars.  When Billy

Giants bring back Jake Peavy, still need more SP depth
December 19, 201415

Giants bring back Jake Peavy, still need more SP depth

The Giants off-season is finally getting going. After re-signing Sergio Romo on Wednesday the Giants have now come to terms with Jake

“Youth movement” continues with Sharks’ 4-3 win over Oilers
December 19, 20140

“Youth movement” continues with Sharks’ 4-3 win over Oilers

The groggy style of play that comes along with having four days off reared its ugly head early in the Sharks’ Thursday

Andrew Bogut’s latest injury – devastating news or blessing in disguise?
December 18, 20145

Andrew Bogut’s latest injury – devastating news or blessing in disguise?

The Warriors knew this was a possibility when they traded for Andrew Bogut, that they’d never get a full season out of

Maeda won’t be posted, but Moncada is still a possibility
December 18, 20144

Maeda won’t be posted, but Moncada is still a possibility

The Japan Times reported something that equated to what the kids call a “bummer”, at least for those who thought Kenta Maeda

Carr says he’d love to see Sparano back, likely won’t get his wish
December 18, 20143

Carr says he’d love to see Sparano back, likely won’t get his wish

Tony Sparano (2-8) has done a slightly better job this season of coaching the Oakland Raiders than his predecessor, Dennis Allen (0-4).

Why I don’t believe Harbaugh will coach the Michigan Wolverines (anytime soon)
December 17, 20145

Why I don’t believe Harbaugh will coach the Michigan Wolverines (anytime soon)

Sometimes I write about bits of information people tell me. I refer to those people as “sources,” because it’s tough to find a better

Giants re-sign Romo, targeting three players in trade talks
December 17, 201423

Giants re-sign Romo, targeting three players in trade talks

The San Francisco Giants finally made a move, and they brought back one of their most popular players in the process. They re-signed

Due process, released: McDonald incidents display 49ers’ (and fans’) priorities
December 17, 20145

Due process, released: McDonald incidents display 49ers’ (and fans’) priorities

The 49ers released Ray McDonald today after news broke that he had his house searched and is the suspect in a rape investigation, which goes

Ray McDonald rape investigation: 49ers season from hell keeps getting worse
December 17, 20147

Ray McDonald rape investigation: 49ers season from hell keeps getting worse

The results on the field haven’t been good in 2014, but interceptions thrown to Richard Sherman seem positively quaint compared to what’s

Warriors’ winning streak snapped at 16 games
December 16, 20142

Warriors’ winning streak snapped at 16 games

It had to happen sometime. The Warriors’ winning streak ended after 16 glorious victories, and the team’s first loss in five weeks

BASGcast (Ep. 121): Giants offseason update with Alex Pavlovic
December 16, 20144

BASGcast (Ep. 121): Giants offseason update with Alex Pavlovic

What are the Giants doing this offseason? Alex Pavlovic discusses that with Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy, and

Dodgers DFA Brian Wilson, who’ll probably reinvent himself now
December 16, 20142

Dodgers DFA Brian Wilson, who’ll probably reinvent himself now

The Los Angeles Dodgers will pay Brian Wilson $9,500,000 in 2015. Wilson will not pitch for the Dodgers. Wilson struck out 10.1

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