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Why do the Sharks have trouble keeping their foot on the gas?
March 24, 20155

Why do the Sharks have trouble keeping their foot on the gas?

As the Sharks’ 2-1 lead headed into the third frame Tuesday night dissolved into a 5-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators, echoes

It’s hard to see how Tyvon Branch’s replacement will be an upgrade
March 24, 20150

It’s hard to see how Tyvon Branch’s replacement will be an upgrade

The Oakland Raiders released strong safety Tyvon Branch after he missed the majority of the past two seasons with injuries. To replace

Warriors hold Wizards to 5.6% third quarter shooting, win by 31
March 24, 20152

Warriors hold Wizards to 5.6% third quarter shooting, win by 31

On one hand, it’d be a shame to take these games for granted. The Warriors are going to win more than 60

Earthquakes beat Fire in Avaya debut: Three thoughts and individual grades
March 23, 20151

Earthquakes beat Fire in Avaya debut: Three thoughts and individual grades

The Earthquakes got off to a dream start with fifth minute goal from rookie and newly U23 call up Fatai Alashe and

Stephen Curry’s MVP odds, magic numbers, ranking Warriors catchphrases
March 23, 20154

Stephen Curry’s MVP odds, magic numbers, ranking Warriors catchphrases

Things are going fairly well in Golden State. Actually, that’s an understatement on par with “it hasn’t rained all that much in

Eight is Enough: Opening Night’s fresh faces
March 23, 201510

Eight is Enough: Opening Night’s fresh faces

Being an A’s fan is great fun, but it’s not without its difficulties. Ever since Walter Haas sold the team, we’ve had

Earthquakes win inaugural match (and gain a new kind of home field advantage) at Avaya Stadium
March 22, 20154

Earthquakes win inaugural match (and gain a new kind of home field advantage) at Avaya Stadium

Ten seasons at Spartan Stadium followed by seven seasons at Buck Shaw Stadium never quite gave the Earthquakes the home field advantage

Leandro Barbosa came up with a catchphrase after last night’s Warriors win that’ll stick around a while
March 22, 20154

Leandro Barbosa came up with a catchphrase after last night’s Warriors win that’ll stick around a while

The Warriors’ magic number to clinch the top seed in the Western Conference is six. They have the best record in the NBA,

After returning signing bonus, Chris Borland owes 49ers (and their fans) absolutely nothing
March 22, 201560

After returning signing bonus, Chris Borland owes 49ers (and their fans) absolutely nothing

Chris Borland announced today on CBS’ “Face The Nation” that he would return most of his $617,436 signing bonus to the 49ers.

Warriors know their probable first round matchup, and it could mean a role for Holiday
March 21, 20151

Warriors know their probable first round matchup, and it could mean a role for Holiday

The Western Conference playoff picture is getting clearer by the day, and the Warriors should have a pretty good idea who they’ll

Is Joe Panik trying to become a power hitter?
March 20, 20157

Is Joe Panik trying to become a power hitter?

Joe Panik hit a home run yesterday. Big deal, it’s just Spring Training. But it was his second of the Spring, which

For Warriors and Festus Ezeli, patience is paying off at the right time
March 20, 20150

For Warriors and Festus Ezeli, patience is paying off at the right time

Remember when the Warriors were supposedly interested in JaVale McGee as possible insurance for Andrew Bogut? Chris Broussard had a source and

BASGcast (Ep. 130): Peter Hartlaub on historic sports venues, digging through Chronicle archives
March 19, 20150

BASGcast (Ep. 130): Peter Hartlaub on historic sports venues, digging through Chronicle archives

From the archive: Kezar Stadium during 1957 Lions/49ers playoff game. (Note the fans watching from the rooftops.) pic.twitter.com/3bFCWqj6k1 — Peter Hartlaub (@peterhartlaub)

20 years of catching mediocrity in Oakland
March 19, 201510

20 years of catching mediocrity in Oakland

Ever since Terry Steinbach, World Series winner and All-Star Game MVP, last played for the A’s in 1996, the team has gone

No Klay, no problem: Iguodala and Barnes lead Warriors in rout over Hawks
March 19, 20159

No Klay, no problem: Iguodala and Barnes lead Warriors in rout over Hawks

Mike Budenholzer is a smart coach, with a very good team that follows instructions. After seeing that Klay Thompson would miss Wednesday

In an offseason full of 49ers departures, is NaVorro Bowman next?
March 18, 201526

In an offseason full of 49ers departures, is NaVorro Bowman next?

Remember when Michael Wilhoite was on the trading block? It was a couple weeks ago that Matt Barrows reported that bit of

Giants reportedly asked Red Sox about Allen Craig
March 18, 20157

Giants reportedly asked Red Sox about Allen Craig

When Hunter Pence got hit by the pitch that broke a bone in his forearm, thoughts immediately turned toward ways to replace

Raiders should target Michael Crabtree
March 17, 20153

Raiders should target Michael Crabtree

The Oakland Raiders need help at wide receiver and there are not many players left in free agency who can provide it.

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

Chris Borland retires, shows that pursuing a football career in the Information Age is hardly a no-brainer
March 17, 201514

Chris Borland retires, shows that pursuing a football career in the Information Age is hardly a no-brainer

Chris Borland played like an insane person, but today he announced a decision that was perfectly sane, smart and healthy. ESPN’s Outside

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