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Charles Haley finally gets into Pro Football Hall of Fame
February 01, 20150

Charles Haley finally gets into Pro Football Hall of Fame

It took six times as a finalist, but it was announced yesterday Charles Haley finally made the Hall of Fame. Took long enough.

Niemi shows he is the better “Antti” by shutting out the Blackhawks
February 01, 20151

Niemi shows he is the better “Antti” by shutting out the Blackhawks

The music person at SAP Center had good reason to play “Epic” by Faith No More after Antti Niemi’s nifty glove save

Jed York isn’t in a mood to protect team’s investment in Colin Kaepernick
January 31, 201510

Jed York isn’t in a mood to protect team’s investment in Colin Kaepernick

Jed York went on NFL Network to reiterate that the parting with Jim Harbaugh was indeed mutual (to be fair, I agree

Five ideas to improve Levi’s Stadium
January 30, 201591

Five ideas to improve Levi’s Stadium

Whenever someone asked me what Levi’s Stadium is like, I couldn’t think of anything to say other than, “It’s nice.” The newness was

BASGcast (Ep. 124): Ann Killion on journalism and the 49ers
January 30, 20159

BASGcast (Ep. 124): Ann Killion on journalism and the 49ers

San Francisco Chronicle columnist (and California Sportswriter of the Year) Ann Killion talks with Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy

Tim Brown hoping sixth time is the charm for Hall of Fame
January 30, 20157

Tim Brown hoping sixth time is the charm for Hall of Fame

The Oakland Raiders have 22 players and front office personnel in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but Tim Brown, one of the franchise’s greatest

Joe Pavelski: “Everybody showed up. Guys played well … It’s a simple recipe.”
January 29, 20154

Joe Pavelski: “Everybody showed up. Guys played well … It’s a simple recipe.”

It’s a bit unclear what it is about playing the Ducks that gets a fire going under the Sharks’ skates, but they

If Steve Young is right about “perception,” 49ers are in trouble (a few current players are reportedly “disgusted,” too)
January 29, 201513

If Steve Young is right about “perception,” 49ers are in trouble (a few current players are reportedly “disgusted,” too)

Steve Young, the Hall of Fame quarterback who’s known as “bro” to loyal listeners of KNBR, joined Tom Tolbert and Ray Ratto yesterday

Hate the player?
January 29, 20154

Hate the player?

“Daric Barton.” Just saying that name can send some A’s fans into a blind rage. Others may feel sympathy, pity, disdain, etc.

Raiders rejected by Grantham, still struggling to land quality coaches
January 29, 20150

Raiders rejected by Grantham, still struggling to land quality coaches

There has been only one report of the Oakland Raiders actually offering their defensive coordinator position to someone. That someone was Todd

Jason Cole on 49ers’ coaching search: “Word around the league … SF is not the place to go to make money”
January 28, 201543

Jason Cole on 49ers’ coaching search: “Word around the league … SF is not the place to go to make money”

Want to know how a defensive backs coach chose Dan Snyder’s team over Jed York’s? Or why the 49ers can’t find an offensive coordinator?

Grading Reggie McKenzie’s tenure as Raiders GM
January 28, 20155

Grading Reggie McKenzie’s tenure as Raiders GM

After I graded Trent Baalke’s moves since becoming General Manager of the 49ers, a lot of people asked if I’d go through

Warriors aren’t worried about OT loss to Bulls (or what skeptics like Barkley think)
January 28, 201510

Warriors aren’t worried about OT loss to Bulls (or what skeptics like Barkley think)

This 113-111 overtime loss to the Bulls, the Warriors’ first home defeat in forever (snapping a 19-game winning streak at Oracle), was

49ers go from Coaches’ Camelot to Siberia Clara
January 27, 201514

49ers go from Coaches’ Camelot to Siberia Clara

On Saturday, when my wife got a well-deserved nap and I had a couple hours to myself (while holding our sleeping infant),

Manute Bol bobblehead night: Warriors fans of a certain age look back
January 27, 20157

Manute Bol bobblehead night: Warriors fans of a certain age look back

The Warriors play the Chicago Bulls tonight at Oracle and it’s Manute Bol bobblehead night. I don’t usually get too hyped for bobblehead

With Chudzinski staying in Indy, 49ers’ OC options are running out
January 27, 201512

With Chudzinski staying in Indy, 49ers’ OC options are running out

Rob Chudzinski will remain in Indianapolis after earning a contract extension and being named the Colts’ assistant head coach, the team announced

Bud Selig will not miss Oakland
January 26, 20157

Bud Selig will not miss Oakland

Rob Manfred officially became the Commissioner of Major League Baseball on Saturday. Alan H. “Bud” Selig will now spend his retirement as

Raiders add three offensive coaches (Rob Moore, Bernie Parmalee and Bobby Johnson) to Jack Del Rio’s staff
January 26, 20150

Raiders add three offensive coaches (Rob Moore, Bernie Parmalee and Bobby Johnson) to Jack Del Rio’s staff

The Oakland Raiders completed their offensive coaching staff over the weekend with three hires. Bobby Johnson: tight ends coach Rob Moore: wide receivers coach

Who cares how they won – Warriors are 30 games over .500
January 25, 20151

Who cares how they won – Warriors are 30 games over .500

Even the best NBA teams generally lose 20 games, because players and teams can have off nights in a variety of ways:

Predicting the 49ers’ next offensive coordinator
January 25, 201534

Predicting the 49ers’ next offensive coordinator

If we can take Lane Kiffin at his word that he’ll remain as the offensive coordinator for the Alabama Crimson Tide, we’re

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