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Giants get everyone’s hopes up before losing in 10th inning
August 12, 20144

Giants get everyone’s hopes up before losing in 10th inning

I wrote the following two paragraphs (and bullet points) before the bottom of the eighth inning: Since this was the epitome of a

Trading Alex Boone would make sense … sort of
August 12, 20144

Trading Alex Boone would make sense … sort of

The 49ers “dodged a bullet” over the weekend with Adam Snyder, who looked fairly gimpy throughout camp before the team traveled to

Sanchez’s uncertain future could delay Posey position change
August 11, 20149

Sanchez’s uncertain future could delay Posey position change

It started with a tweet from Henry Schulman during Sunday’s loss in Kansas City: Posey to 3B, Susac catching in ’15? No argument

Despite disappointing Raiders preseason debut, Schaub will continue receiving all first team reps
August 11, 201411

Despite disappointing Raiders preseason debut, Schaub will continue receiving all first team reps

The Oakland Raiders did not exactly impress in their preseason opener, a 10-6 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Friday. The quarterback

Levi’s Stadium has a “living roof” – here’s what it looks like
August 11, 20144

Levi’s Stadium has a “living roof” – here’s what it looks like

I know I was curious. What would the living roof (or “green roof”) at Levi’s Stadium look like, and what possible purpose

Tim Lincecum gets torched, Giants get swept
August 10, 201419

Tim Lincecum gets torched, Giants get swept

After a night off from the Giants saga, I watched them lose yet another game against a team with a winning record from

Bad omen day: Belt back on concussion DL, Giants score 2 runs on 12 hits, lose
August 08, 20143

Bad omen day: Belt back on concussion DL, Giants score 2 runs on 12 hits, lose

This was one of those “maybe it’s not our year” kind of games for the Giants. Perhaps they’ll prove us wrong; after

Kerr “confident” with Warriors roster, still wants to run more; plus thoughts on Speights, Nedovic, Craft
August 08, 20140

Kerr “confident” with Warriors roster, still wants to run more; plus thoughts on Speights, Nedovic, Craft

Hey coach, how about that Kevin Love trade? Warriors really dodged a bullet there, huh? Actually, Steve Kerr wasn’t in much of

Anthony Davis: yes to Outkast, no to a certain Seahawks-like habit
August 08, 20141

Anthony Davis: yes to Outkast, no to a certain Seahawks-like habit

Since it’s Friday, here’s a not-at-all-serious update on one of top Bay Area athletes on social media, San Francisco 49ers right tackle

49ers trading in their minivan offense for a sports car?
August 08, 20146

49ers trading in their minivan offense for a sports car?

“After three years, we’ve pretty much run the gambit with a lot of different players in terms of what we were willing

With David Ausberry out, could Raiders take another look at Jermichael Finley?
August 08, 20140

With David Ausberry out, could Raiders take another look at Jermichael Finley?

The Oakland Raiders were expecting a heated competition for the starting tight end job this preseason, but after David Ausberry suffered a

49ers “bracing” for Aldon Smith suspension of 6 to 8 games, which would make season’s first half even tougher
August 07, 20144

49ers “bracing” for Aldon Smith suspension of 6 to 8 games, which would make season’s first half even tougher

Aldon Smith met with Roger Goodell today. No word on how long Smith’s suspension will last, but a 49ers source told Matt

Same old story: Giants fail to score four runs, lose another series to a good team
August 07, 20143

Same old story: Giants fail to score four runs, lose another series to a good team

Angel Pagan got a couple hits in his return, but that didn’t stop Mike Krukow from telling the viewing audience that (let’s

Panik on fire, Sandoval in contract zone, Morse goes RBI-crazy, Giants win 7-3
August 06, 20149

Panik on fire, Sandoval in contract zone, Morse goes RBI-crazy, Giants win 7-3

This probably should’ve been a rout on the order of Sunday’s game in New York, Madison Bumgarner’s 94-pitch shutout that San Francisco won

How radio ratings are calculated, Lieberman strikes again, Bruno on 95.7
August 06, 201439

How radio ratings are calculated, Lieberman strikes again, Bruno on 95.7

The Nielsen numbers were released yesterday, and the gap between KNBR and KGMZ narrowed a little bit more. What does that mean?

Tortora: seating capacity and sight lines gave Levi’s an edge over AT&T for Sharks outdoor game
August 06, 20141

Tortora: seating capacity and sight lines gave Levi’s an edge over AT&T for Sharks outdoor game

Not that it was any huge surprise given the info leak over the weekend, but the official date-time-venue for the Sharks-Kings 2015

BASGcast (Ep. 103): Chris Biderman previews 49ers-Ravens, roster battles in camp
August 06, 20140

BASGcast (Ep. 103): Chris Biderman previews 49ers-Ravens, roster battles in camp

Football is back! The 49ers play the Ravens Thursday to start the preseason, and Chris Biderman of Niners Digest joins Bay Area

Raiders trying out Streater and Jones in a role designed to benefit Schaub
August 06, 20140

Raiders trying out Streater and Jones in a role designed to benefit Schaub

While there’s a little doubt further down on the depth chart, Rod Streater and James Jones are clearly the Raiders’ top two receivers. Instead of

Fifth time’s the charm for Jason Hammel
August 05, 20140

Fifth time’s the charm for Jason Hammel

This is the Jason Hammel the A’s traded for. There’s no palpable reason why he went 0-4 with an ERA over 9.00

Brewers take advantage of hanging breaking balls, trade deadline, defeat Giants 4-3
August 05, 20144

Brewers take advantage of hanging breaking balls, trade deadline, defeat Giants 4-3

For a while, this looked like a night to write about Pablo Sandoval. Instead, it was a night that epitomized the most

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