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Golden State’s 2nd Season Begins: Do These Warriors Have What It Takes?

The rebuild ended a long time ago. Losing is now only a memory, not a distant one, but a memory nonetheless. The gauntlet has finally been set.  After one of the greatest regular seasons in NBA history, the Warriors are getting ready ... (Continue reading)

San Jose Sharks: Doug Wilson Must Save the Sharks’ Season and Trade Antti Niemi

There is a philosophical scene in the movie Moneyball, in which Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane decides to take drastic measures in order to turn around his team’s spiraling season. Frustrated with his manager Art Howe’s stubborn refusal to ... (Continue reading)

San Francisco 49ers: Jim Harbaugh Not to Blame for This Mess

As most of you have probably heard, the possibility that Jim Harbaugh won’t be a 49er next season is approaching a 100 percent certainty. It’s a rumor that’s been floating around for a while now, and what started out as a ... (Continue reading)

San Jose Sharks’ ‘Choke’ Reputation Grows Legendary with Collapse, What’s Next?

When the San Jose Sharks skated off the ice on Wednesday and raised their sticks to salute the crowd like they had done so many times over the last decade, the fans who remained tried their best to return the ... (Continue reading)

San Francisco 49ers: Who Stays and Who Goes in Pivotal Free-Agency Shakedown

So we get to do this again. Another great season, another crippling end, another round of decisions to make. Many Bay Area sports fans stopped watching football after the 49ers lost the NFC Championship Game. I can't even remember everything that happened in ... (Continue reading)

Colin Kaepernick Has Not Shown Enough to Warrant Top Quarterback Money

We all know the scene. It's branded into our cortices like our worst childhood memories: the final moments of the NFC Championship Game—which will now forever be known as the real Super Bowl of the 2014 NFL season—six points separating the ... (Continue reading)

Is Marcus Lattimore the Running Back of the Future for the San Francisco 49ers?

The San Francisco 49ers offense will be a lot better next season. This isn't the usual empty optimism that gets floated around whenever a team suffers another heartbreaking ending to an otherwise terrific season. Just look at the facts. Michael Crabtree ... (Continue reading)

Richard Sherman Is the Perfect Villain in the NFL’s Epic New Rivalry

I never really understood the phrase "love to hate." How do you love to hate anything?   Then I witnessed the conclusion of Sunday's NFC Championship Game, and the meaning suddenly became clearer than high definition. If those three words ever find ... (Continue reading)

San Francisco 49ers: 5 Reasons Frank Gore Is a Future Hall of Famer

The San Francisco 49ers looked a lot warmer on Saturday. After playing in a meat locker in Wisconsin, they enjoyed the sunny weather and grassy field of Charlotte, and they enjoyed beating the Carolina Panthers into submission.  Frank Gore, the only ... (Continue reading)

Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in 49ers’ Showdown with Panthers

When the San Francisco 49ers left Candlestick Park in an ambulance several weeks ago against Carolina, most of us set the DVR to Charlie Rose reruns. After spending a month kicking teams in the ass, the 49ers were the ones ... (Continue reading)