Dennis O’Donnell

Amari Cooper. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Raiders Select Amari Cooper With 4th Pick In NFL Draft

With the fifth pick in the 2015 NFL draft the Oakland Raiders select Amari Cooper, a wide receiver from Alabama.

04/30/2015

The green space in front of the planned Warriors Arena. (Pfau Long Architecture and AE3 Partners/San Francisco Business Times)

SF Opposition To Warriors Arena No Surprise In ‘City That Can’t’

Announce that you’ve got a plan to build and they will come to do their best to make sure you never hammer a single nail.

04/30/2015

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Kansas City Royals - Game Seven

San Francisco Giant Madison Bumgarner Fires Back At Nats Pitcher Over Designated Hitter Suggestion

The Giants ace likes to take his hacks and took umbrage at Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer who suggested the designated hitter be applied in both leagues after Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainright suffered a season-ending rupture of his Achillies’ tendon during an at-bat.

04/28/2015

Justin Maxwell #43 of the San Francisco Giants hits a walk-off rbi single scoring Angel Pagan #16 to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in the bottom of the tenth inning at AT&T Park on April 23, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Surging Dodgers Were Just The Right Medicine For Struggling Giants

Whoever said games don’t matter in April wasn’t at AT&T Park the past three days.

04/23/2015

Steve Kerr. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Comes In Second Place For NBA Coach Of The Year

Dennis O’Donnell thinks Mike Budenholzer was the right choice as the NBA Coach of the Year.

04/21/2015

Lon Simmons

Lon Simmons: More Than A Broadcaster

I grew up idolizing Lon Simmons and called the play-by-play every chance I got. Be it a football game, a whiffle ball game, even my All-Star baseball board game. The venue never mattered much to me, as long as I had the chance to be Lon Simmons.

04/06/2015

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NCAA Final Four Boycott Over Indiana Religious Freedom Law Would Be Wrong

The beauty of sport is that it is independent of politics, race, country and religion. Or at least it should be.

03/31/2015

Jay Mariotti

Controversial Sportswriter Jay Mariotti Brings His Firebrand Style To SF Examiner, KPIX 5 Interview

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A longtime sports columnist who’s been a lightning rod for controversy, not only for his blunt and opinionated style but also for accusations of domestic violence, will now be covering […]

03/30/2015

Levi's Stadium  (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Why The Raiders Won’t Play At Levi’s Stadium

If the Raiders are willing to share a stadium with the Chargers why not share with the 49ers instead? It’s been a question asked countless times since the news broke that Oakland was considering a joint venture with San Diego.

02/23/2015

Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers passes the ball against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi's Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Colin Kaepernick’s War of Words With The Twitter Troll

So Colin Kaepernick tried to put a Twitter troll in the trash can where he belongs. Good for him, except he actually put the guy on the front page of every sports site in America.

02/18/2015

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