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Stockton Ports – Great ballpark, great time
April 17, 20158

Stockton Ports – Great ballpark, great time

It was almost too good to be true. The Oakland A’s had both their Triple-A and High-A affiliates within an hour’s drive (no

Ranking the most likely 49ers to someday become Raiders
April 16, 20156

Ranking the most likely 49ers to someday become Raiders

It’s a phenomenon so commonly seen, the Raiders wrote a top 10 list about it on their website. Throughout recent history, so

A scenario where the Raiders are almost guaranteed to trade back
April 16, 20151

A scenario where the Raiders are almost guaranteed to trade back

Earlier this offseason I wrote a piece saying that the Oakland Raiders should not trade out of the number four spot unless

BASGcast (Ep. 133): Sal Castaneda on career, media and Bay Area sports
April 16, 20152

BASGcast (Ep. 133): Sal Castaneda on career, media and Bay Area sports

Sal Castaneda of KTVU and Sal and Steiny talked with Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy about his career, the evolution

Unlucky 13: How much longer can the Giants keep an extra pitcher?
April 15, 20157

Unlucky 13: How much longer can the Giants keep an extra pitcher?

The Giants are actually 13th in Major League Baseball in batting average, which means they’re in the upper half. Hooray! Yet they’re

Raiders’ list of prospect visits follows McKenzie’s standard pre-Draft pattern
April 15, 20150

Raiders’ list of prospect visits follows McKenzie’s standard pre-Draft pattern

The Oakland Raiders have either worked out, met with, or hosted 12 draft prospects. The list is evenly split between offensive and defensive

Why Stephen Curry is the choice for MVP over James Harden
April 14, 20151

Why Stephen Curry is the choice for MVP over James Harden

In this post I’m going to outline why, if I had an MVP vote (which I don’t, and almost certainly never will),

Santa Cruz Warriors on the title hunt
April 14, 20150

Santa Cruz Warriors on the title hunt

While the Golden State Warriors continue the ever-dominant march toward the NBA playoffs, their D-League counterpart in Santa Cruz are in the

Raiders fans have mixed reactions to Michael Crabtree signing
April 14, 201512

Raiders fans have mixed reactions to Michael Crabtree signing

The Oakland Raiders had one of the worst groups of wide receivers in the league in 2014, so you’d think fans would

Michael Crabtree signs one-year deal with Raiders
April 13, 20152

Michael Crabtree signs one-year deal with Raiders

Took long enough. Michael Crabtree to the Raiders made so much sense, for reasons both historical and current, for it not to

Madison Bumgarner throws bullpen, rides horse
April 13, 20154

Madison Bumgarner throws bullpen, rides horse

After all that Madison Bumgarner did last October, he deserved one more day in the sun. Before 1 pm the clouds parted

Sharks offseason kicks off with all eyes on McLellan
April 13, 20154

Sharks offseason kicks off with all eyes on McLellan

With a performance down at Staples Center not unlike many other disappointing performances, the roller-coaster that was the Sharks 2014-15 campaign has

A’s begin with losing homestand: No excuses
April 13, 20153

A’s begin with losing homestand: No excuses

The A’s open their road portion of the 2015 schedule tonight in Houston after finishing a very up-and-down homestand which concluded with

Giants’ rotation is what we thought it was (except not really at all)
April 12, 201511

Giants’ rotation is what we thought it was (except not really at all)

The Giants owe a debt of gratitude to Clayton Kershaw, both for keeping their business model (“We’re the opposite of the A’s,

Defense says no: Quakes blank Rivero, Whitecaps
April 12, 20151

Defense says no: Quakes blank Rivero, Whitecaps

Octavio Rivero came into Saturday night’s match with the league lead in goals (by two), shots (by two), and shots on goal

680 or 1050: Lengthy Warriors playoff run could put KNBR in tough spot
April 10, 201522

680 or 1050: Lengthy Warriors playoff run could put KNBR in tough spot

KNBR 680’s teams make a hell of a trio. As the flagship station of the San Francisco Giants, “The Sports Leader” has aired three

10 of Trent Baalke’s favorite things
April 10, 201515

10 of Trent Baalke’s favorite things

1. “Red shirt” players who underwent major surgery before the draft, usually to repair a torn ACL (Tank Carradine, Marcus Lattimore, Keith Reaser, Brandon

BASGcast (Ep. 132): WarriorsWorld’s Rasheed Malek, Bay Area sports entrepreneur
April 10, 20150

BASGcast (Ep. 132): WarriorsWorld’s Rasheed Malek, Bay Area sports entrepreneur

Rasheed “Sheed” Malek of Warriors World joins Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy discussing the workings of warriorsworld.net, Sheed’s

What Sharks could gain tomorrow with win over rival Kings
April 10, 20152

What Sharks could gain tomorrow with win over rival Kings

We are in very unfamiliar territory heading into the final game of the regular season. Typically a Sharks-Kings tilt would carry some

Former OC Al Saunders turns down front office job with Raiders
April 10, 20151

Former OC Al Saunders turns down front office job with Raiders

Former Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator and senior offensive assistant Al Saunders has decided to retire, turning down an opportunity to work with

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