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April 02, 201540

95.7 The Game replaces “The Towny & Zakariah Show” with A’s baseball

Unless it was an April Fool’s joke that was explained after I got out of the car last night, “The Towny & Zakariah Show” (95.7 The Game’s evening show featuring

Jay Mariotti KPIX sweaty
March 30, 201513

Dennis O’Donnell interviews a combative Jay Mariotti, who was either sweaty or wore too much hair gel

Dennis O’Donnell took some time out from breaking news last night to interview Jay Mariotti. The intro montage included a rundown of Mariotti’s career with a heavy focus on the domestic

straight shooter jay mariotti
March 27, 201513

Examiner hires Jay Mariotti: let the boasting and self-victimization begin!

The San Francisco Examiner has been around for over 150 years. Throughout my childhood it was an afternoon paper that had an odd relationship with the San Francisco Chronicle. I assumed

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March 26, 20157

Mick Foley to Tom Tolbert after mistakenly going on KNBR instead of 95.7: “You have better ratings”

Today’s lineup: @billbarnwell 3:30, @SteinmetzNBA 4:30, @realmickfoley 5:00. Plus my own 40-for-40. 40 things in sports that made me. — Damon Bruce (@DamonBruce) March 25, 2015 As you can see

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March 17, 201523

49ers radio analyst Tim Ryan: “Patrick Willis retired. Chris Borland quit.”

It was inevitable after San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Chris Borland announced his retirement late yesterday that not everyone would be on the same page. The NFL is a multi-billion

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March 04, 201587

Greg Papa compliments Rosalyn Gold-Onwude, Bob Fitzgerald doesn’t seem all that impressed

There was an amusing and slightly awkward situation on CSN Bay Area’s broadcast after the Warriors beat the Bucks at Oracle Arena. Immediately after the Warriors won 102-93, sideline reporter

Radio Wars
February 27, 201516

95.7 The Game extends partnership with Oakland A’s through 2018 (plus Feb ratings)

I’m over a week late with the ratings, which upset a lot of you. Some of the nasty emails and tweets I received … do you kiss your mothers with those

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February 25, 201521

Greg Papa already practicing touchdown calls for Amari Cooper

While Oakland Raiders fans debate who they want the team to select with the number four pick in the draft, the team’s play-by-play announcer, Greg Papa, apparently has his sights set

February 22, 201526

Draymond Green calls Matt Steinmetz a “clown”

It’s always fun when we get to pull out the popcorn for the purposes of watching athletes and media figures in the Bay Area trading jabs with one another. 95.7

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February 19, 201514

BASGcast (Ep. 127): Dan Dibley on his return to 95.7 The Game

Dan Dibley is back on 95.7 The Game, and he joins Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy to talk about the biz, 49ers and Warriors. Topics include:

February 17, 201527

Dan Dibley returns to 95.7 The Game

While many are still focused on Barry Zito rejoining the Oakland A’s (who signed Zito to a minor league deal), I find the following return to be a tad more interesting … or entertaining,

February 09, 201577

95.7 The Game program director Jason Barrett announces he’s leaving in June

95.7 The Game (KGMZ) will have a new program director this summer. Jason Barrett announced he’ll be moving back to New York when his contract ends in June, ending a

Oakland A's Reddick Crisp clinch AL West
February 09, 20157

A’s FanFest impressions and interviews: Josh Reddick on Chili Davis, Country Breakfast on WS, reasons for optimism

Yesterday over 15,000 folks braved lousy weather and showed up to the Oakland Coliseum complex for A’s FanFest, an event meant to sell tickets and acclimate fans to new players,

Steve Young KNBR
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 for an all-too-rare media appearance in which Young

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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? How does a wide receivers coach for the

January 27, 20158

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 giveaways, but I’m very excited for Manute Bol

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January 24, 20155

Klay Thompson drops 37 in a quarter: The Day After

Wake up, Warriors fans. Rub the gunk out of your eyes. Splash some cold water on your face. “Wait … what happened last night? Was I dreaming? Did I really see

Radio Wars
January 21, 201572

Bill Romanowski says “diarrhea” comes out of Damon Bruce’s mouth (ratings post)

Ratings down across the board, blah blah blah, nobody listens to sports talk radio during holiday season, blah blah blah (I know you’re here to read about Bill Romanowski’s argument

Jed York SF 49ers
January 16, 201557

Greg Papa: 49ers had “verbal agreement to give it to Adam Gase … Jed backed out.”

No one knows for certain whether Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase would be a great catch for an NFL team with a head coaching vacancy. However, according to Greg Papa on 95.7

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January 06, 2015122

Greg Papa on Mike Shanahan: “I don’t want him coaching the Raiders.”

When news broke that the Oakland Raiders interviewed Mike Shanahan, many NFL observers paused and scratched their heads. For Raiders’ announcer Greg Papa, it was more than just confusing … it

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