Borland Skov
May 20, 20140

Five potential reasons Shayne Skov signed with the 49ers

At first glance it seems like Shayne Skov chose the bumpiest path to an NFL roster. The former Stanford linebacker may have gone undrafted after posting lackluster workout times (a calf injury

stanford defense
May 12, 20146

A look at why Shayne Skov went undrafted and how the NFL views Stanford

I’m going to ask the following question, even if it means putting myself at risk of sounding both lazy and kind of racist at the same time. What does third round pick

May 10, 20149

49ers keep team physicians busy with seventh round picks, sign UDFA Shayne Skov

The 2014 NFL Draft is over! And, thankfully, Michael Sam didn’t go undrafted. Sam is now a Ram, as St. Louis took him with the 249th overall pick (there were a

April 08, 20141

March and March Madness are over, and we have prizes to award

I guess we didn’t need to wait until after the National Championship Game, but I was still in shock that I was tied for first place with 95 points. Wait,

wichita state
March 27, 20140

March Madness Contest update: I’m the worst at this (and I’m blaming a sports talk show host)

I picked the Wichita State to win the championship. Why? Because for some reason I listened to smarmy Doug Gottlieb rip everyone who believed the previously-undefeated Shockers should be a

March 20, 20145

DeSean Jackson, and why NFL teams trade players

We should’ve known the 49ers would never trade for DeSean Jackson, even before considering his absurdly high salary. The very existence of trade rumors should’ve alerted us. Let’s take a

Aaron Gordon
March 17, 20144

You’re invited to enter the 6th annual BASG March Madness Contest (it’s free)

It’s that time again, the moment where we all pretend we’ve been paying close attention throughout the college basketball season and put our reputations on the line. That’s right, this

Jim Harbaugh press conference
March 04, 201413

Some media folks have been waiting to tear down Jim Harbaugh since Stanford days

“I guess on a professional note, a personal note, something that stood out in my mind — is just how good it’s been to work with all of you, weekly,

NaVorro Bowman surgery
February 04, 20143

Report: NaVorro Bowman’s ACL surgery has concluded

Fifteen days after his knee was bent in the most gruesome of angles at the 49ers’ goal-line in Seattle, NaVorro Bowman had his torn ACL repaired. NaVorro Bowman’s ACL surgery

Patty Mills Spurs
December 19, 20139

Turnovers doom Warriors against short-handed Spurs

The Warriors lost an entertaining game against the Spurs by two points on national television. Normally that wouldn’t sound like such a bad thing, but tonight the Spurs were without

December 09, 201318

San Jose State denied a second straight bowl appearance

Less than 10 days removed from the excitement of their biggest victory in years, San Jose State players were saddled with the disappointment of finding out Sunday that their upset

December 01, 20133

Spartans keep bowl hopes alive after stunning rival Fresno State

In the final home game of his brilliant two-year career at San Jose State, David Fales turned in his most memorable performance of all on Friday as he led the Spartans

November 25, 20132

After losing thriller, San Jose State needs monumental upset to reach a bowl game

San Jose State’s Achilles heel this year has been strong running offenses — especially those featuring mobile quarterbacks — and last Friday night, their weakness was on full display in

November 18, 20135

Spartans’ season may have slipped away in Reno

They went into the game needing one victory for bowl eligibility. They went into the game favored by a touchdown, give or take depending on where you find your spreads. They went

November 11, 20132

Spartans blow prime opportunity in come-from-ahead defeat

After spending roughly the first 46 minutes of their game against San Diego State living up to expectations, San Jose State broke down in all three phases of the game

Stanford nerds
November 07, 20132

Stanford upsets Oregon, but it didn’t seem like an upset

Stanford’s football program has been among the nation’s elite for several years now, but not many people gave them much of a shot against the Oregon Ducks. Oregon was too

November 07, 20130

LaMichael James’ strawberry-flavored wager on tonight’s game between Oregon and Stanford

The Oregon Ducks are a 10.5-point favorite in tonight’s game at Stanford Stadium against the Cardinal, but that hasn’t stopped several people on this Stanford-friendly 49ers team from giving LaMichael

November 05, 201312

Stephen M. Ross is as much to blame as anybody for Incognito bullying fiasco

Since Jonathan Martin went to Stanford and is therefore under this site’s jurisdiction, it seemed like a good time for some quick thoughts on the matter that won’t include any

November 05, 20132

San Jose State officially a contender in the Mountain West

After winning their fourth straight conference game — and the third road game in that span — the San Jose State Spartans are one game out of first place in

October 27, 20131

Spartans beat Wyoming in wild shootout

After not playing each other in 16 years before their meeting Saturday night at Spartan Stadium, there wasn’t much recent history between San Jose State and Wyoming beyond some recruiting battles

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