Anthony Davis 49ers
February 27, 201411

What do Anthony Davis and Jed York have in common?

I’m sure you all remember when Anthony Davis made his feelings known about a certain “49ers blogger.” If you’re too lazy to click the link, here’s the gist: “@grantcohn: @JedYork admits

February 25, 20142

Steve Elkington posts more stupid tweets, this time about Michael Sam

Australian professional golfer Steve Elkington has made a combined $16 million in his career on the PGA and Champions Tours. If you type in “Steve Elkington r,” the second result

Radio Wars
February 21, 201435

January radio ratings, plus 95.7′s “weed or smoothie” game

First, the ratings. San Francisco December Holiday January Station AQH% Reach AQH% Reach AQH% Reach Owner KNBR-AM 3.7 637,700 3.4 665,400 4.7 786,500 Cumulus KGMZ-FM 0.9 247,700 1.0 241,900 1.2

Matt Steinmetz
February 19, 20149

BASGcast (Ep. 81): Matt Steinmetz talks 95.7 The Game, Warriors

Former 95.7 The Game radio host Matt Steinmetz joins Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy and discusses his time at the station and his new gig with

February 19, 201410

95.7 “The Game” brings back Mychael Urban

95.7 “The Game” is bringing back a host they let go two Novembers ago. “Inside The Bigs” w/ @BigUrbSports returns March 1st & airs Saturdays 9a-12p during baseball season! Plus

JB and Fitz
February 14, 20147

Radnich: Lacob “may have to think twice” about replacing Barnett

Jim Barnett is past the halfway point in his last season as a color analyst for the Golden State Warriors. Yesterday he made an appearance on the Gary Radnich Show

February 07, 20144

Inside the LOL: 49ers season in review Part One – A season on the brink

The 2013 NFL season is finally over. The 49ers failed to win the Super Bowl (AGAIN). Some other jerks won it and they got totally lucky. It was a stupid

gh jm
January 28, 201431

Holiday ratings released, plus first impressions of The Game’s new 10-noon show

The Nielsen Audio ratings came out recently, updated with something they call the “Holiday” period, which actually spans most of December (don’t ask): San Francisco November December Holiday Station AQH%

January 22, 201422

49ers replace Eric Davis with Tim Ryan for radio broadcasts

The 49ers announced this morning that they are bringing in Tim Ryan to replace Eric Davis as the color analyst for the 49ers radio broadcasts. This is a bit of a

Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl tattoo
January 16, 20143

49ers vs. Seahawks hype: the good, the bad and the totally fake

Not only could most of us have predicted that the 49ers and Seahawks would face at some point in the playoffs, but we all braced for a barrage of memes,

95.7 FM The Game
January 10, 201440

95.7 The Game announces Steinmetz-O’Connell replacement, which sounds like cost-cutting move

And to think some people thought 95.7 “The Game” was going to make a big splash after it was reported that the 10-to-noon show featuring Matt Steinmetz and Sean O’Connell

o'connell steinmetz
January 09, 2014109

95.7 “The Game” replacing Matt Steinmetz and Sean O’Connell, but with whom?

According to All Access, 95.7 “The Game” (KGMZ) has dropped their 10-to-noon show featuring Matt Steinmetz and Sean O’Connell and will announce a replacement tomorrow morning. Steinmetz’s and O’Connell’s names

Radio Wars
January 08, 201488

Revisiting the radio “wars”

The Nielsen Audio ratings came out recently: San Francisco October November December Station AQH% Reach AQH% Reach AQH% Reach Owner KNBR-AM 4.9 782,900 4.3 657,800 3.7 637,700 Cumulus KGMZ-FM 1.4

December 16, 201360

Greg Papa: Raiders play-by-play announcer and coach-killer

Tim Kawakami caught some interesting tidbits from today’s episode of 95.7′s “The Wheelhouse.” My goodness, GPapa said on the radio that Al Davis called him after every year and asked

pizza champagne amici's
December 06, 20136

Contest winner announcement, plus a couple things on the minor league station’s noon-to-three host

Thanks to everyone once again for commenting on all the contest posts this week. The winner of the 18-person Amici’s Pizza + Champagne Party is DBThree. Hope your coworkers appreciate

Eric Byrnes Tom Tolbert KNBR
December 05, 201323

Bay Area top media stories of 2013, Part 4: Tom Tolbert gets an (unofficial) partner

KNBR announced the signing of Eric Byrnes for a year back in February. No big deal, but before that time there were several weeks when it looked like Byrnes might

Damon Bruce Indiana Hoosiers
December 04, 201323

Top Bay Area media stories of 2013 (Part 3): Damon Bruce talkin’ sandboxes

His fans will probably complain that I am “piling on” by writing about this again. But when we look back at this year in sports media, it’s hard to find

Radio Wars
December 03, 201338

Bay Area media stories of 2013, Part 2: The Game lives on (plus November ratings)

In going back through this year’s “Radio Wars” archives, I was struck by how little things changed for any of the three stations. KNBR’s parent company aligned with CBS Sports

December 02, 201311

A look back at some of the biggest local media stories of 2013 (Part 1)

This week we’re running a contest. The winner will get a work party catered by Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria for up to 18 people, but the party will include champagne, something

Candlestick Park
November 28, 201312

Ten things I’m thankful for (2013 edition)

The last time I did one of these was back in 2009. The last paragraph looked like this: That’s the thing with stuff you’re most thankful for: it’s rarely permanent.

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