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Ranking the 49ers’ draft needs
April 09, 20153

Ranking the 49ers’ draft needs

It’s been a while since I’ve written about the San Francisco 49ers. That’s probably good news, considering how most of the offseason news has

A’s open up a Canha whoop ass
April 09, 20151

A’s open up a Canha whoop ass

Last night at the Coliseum, it was the first time this season the A’s have featured their “lefty line-up,” as skipper Bob

Giants beat D-Backs, and Chris Heston can pitch
April 09, 20156

Giants beat D-Backs, and Chris Heston can pitch

There would’ve been no reason to throw in the towel after the first series of the season if the Giants got routed in

Damon Bruce on new A’s post-victory song: “I don’t think black people like it”
April 08, 201524

Damon Bruce on new A’s post-victory song: “I don’t think black people like it”

The song playing over the PA system took several fans and players by surprise after the Oakland A’s won 8-0 on Opening

Why Cody Ross is a perfect fit for the A’s (and not the Giants)
April 08, 20155

Why Cody Ross is a perfect fit for the A’s (and not the Giants)

Last night Susan Slusser reported the Oakland Athletics’ interest in Cody Ross, who’s famous around here for hitting five home runs in

Khalif Barnes could be Raiders starter once again
April 08, 20152

Khalif Barnes could be Raiders starter once again

Oakland Raiders offensive lineman Khalif Barnes is like a cockroach that just won’t die. He first joined the Raiders in 2009 on

Giants lose another player, lose 7-6 to D-Backs
April 07, 20158

Giants lose another player, lose 7-6 to D-Backs

The good news is that the soul of this team hasn’t vanished. This is the same group of fiery, talented players that

Chris Rock’s comments about Steph Curry, while funny, are totally baseless
April 07, 201525

Chris Rock’s comments about Steph Curry, while funny, are totally baseless

Chris Rock is a comedian who generally says things that make people go, “Damn, that’s so TRUE” while laughing hysterically. He recently

Magic Johnson disagrees with Mark Jackson on who should win NBA MVP
April 07, 20155

Magic Johnson disagrees with Mark Jackson on who should win NBA MVP

Magic Johnson has been known to post some inane and painfully obvious comments on Twitter, but his tweets today about who should win

Raiders RFAs expected to sign tenders early, won’t miss offseason program
April 07, 20150

Raiders RFAs expected to sign tenders early, won’t miss offseason program

The Oakland Raiders have two very important players who were given restricted free agent tenders in wide receiver Rod Streater and punter

Bumgarner and new look offense lead Giants to Opening Night win
April 07, 20152

Bumgarner and new look offense lead Giants to Opening Night win

So far, so good … once the game started. The Giants released a worrisome Matt Cain update before the game, along with the expected announcement

Pavelski after losing home finale: “We love playing here, and we weren’t good enough here.”
April 06, 201514

Pavelski after losing home finale: “We love playing here, and we weren’t good enough here.”

There is no way to sugarcoat it: The Sharks’ 5-1 loss to the Dallas Stars was ugly and uninspired. Even if you

Cain had MRI (forearm tightness), Giants skipping Peavy’s start tomorrow
April 06, 20157

Cain had MRI (forearm tightness), Giants skipping Peavy’s start tomorrow

The above photo shows Matt Cain before last year’s home opener. He was scheduled to start next Monday’s home opener against the Rockies, but

2015 San Francisco Giants preview
April 06, 20157

2015 San Francisco Giants preview

Now that we know what the 25-man roster looks like (for a week or two, anyway), we can let you know exactly how

Lon Simmons had one outstanding trait that’s a requirement around here
April 06, 20156

Lon Simmons had one outstanding trait that’s a requirement around here

Lon Simmons passed away over the weekend at the age of 91, which means he lived a long and full life, but

A personal memory of Lon Simmons
April 06, 20158

A personal memory of Lon Simmons

I was all set to write a column today about Opening Night and whether the A’s could break the hex of losing

National audience watches Wondo, Quakes get shut out at home
April 06, 20150

National audience watches Wondo, Quakes get shut out at home

ESPN2 viewers, 18,000 fans, and Jurgen Klinsmann all watched the Earthquakes get shut out at home on Sunday, 1-0. A Javier Morales

The experts have spoken, and they think the 2015 Giants and A’s are mediocre
April 04, 201517

The experts have spoken, and they think the 2015 Giants and A’s are mediocre

The last time the A’s and Giants were shut out of the postseason in the same year was 2011. Most experts think

Sharks make things interesting with win over Coyotes
April 03, 20150

Sharks make things interesting with win over Coyotes

Forward John Scott was onto something when he said after Wednesday’s game that the Sharks could string together a couple of wins

Raiders to host former 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree
April 03, 201522

Raiders to host former 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree

One of the few starting caliber players remaining in free agency will be visiting the Oakland Raiders next week according to Yahoo

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