Dennis O’Donnell

The scoreboard at Levis Stadium welcomes attendees to the ribbon-cutting. (CBS)

Levi’s Stadium Ribbon-Cutting Is Culmination Of Dream Redirected From SF To Silicon Valley

KPIX 5 Sports Director Dennis O’Donnell looks at the history of the 49ers stadium efforts and tours the newly-opened Levi’s Stadium.

07/18/2014

Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Cleveland Indians during the second inning at O.co Coliseum on April 2, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

GameDay: The Sweet Comeback Of A’s Pitcher Scott Kazmir

Billy Beane offered Scott Kazmir an eye-popping, 2-year, $22 million contract. The deal stunned many in baseball who believed Beane had risked too much for a pitcher whose home address was Sugar Land, Texas just two years earlier.

07/10/2014

San Diego Padres v San Francisco Giants

GameDay: Can Tim Lincecum Find Consistency After Second No-Hitter?

What puzzles fans most about Tim Lincecum is how he can look do dominating in one start and so average over his next five.

06/25/2014

Vernon Davis (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

GameDay: Does Vernon Davis Have The Leverage During Holdout?

If this were a game of poker, I’d sure like to have Vernon Davis’ cards.

06/24/2014

Jeremy Newberry #62 of the San Francisco 49ers faces the New Orleans Saints during the game at Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans , Louisiana. The 49ers won 38-0. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

GameDay: Who’s To Blame In The NFL Drug Lawsuit?

Are Jeremy Newberry’s shocking allegations really that shocking? For years players have shared with me the dirty little secrets that go on behind closed doors of the NFL locker room. The only difference now is that the secrets aren’t so secret anymore.

05/22/2014

Broadcast personality Steve Kerr looks on during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

GameDay: New Warriors Coach Steve Kerr A Familiar Choice For Owner Joe Lacob

People like familiarity. That’s why Steve Kerr is the new coach of the Warriors. Owner Joe Lacob has known him for 20 years. General Manager Bob Myers did business with him when he was an agent, and Kerr was the GM for Phoenix. Kerr even knows Joe’s son, Kirk, who is the Warriors assistant general manager.

05/14/2014

Mark Jackson, left, and Stephen Curry.  (Garrett Ellwood/Getty Images)

GameDay: Was Firing Jackson The Right Move?

Whoever said winning cures all ills is wrong. Mark Jackson is living proof after getting the boot from the Warriors, despite 51 wins and a second straight playoff appearance.

05/06/2014

Denver Nuggets v Golden State Warriors

GameDay: Weighing Mark Jackson’s Future With The Warriors

The latest speculation over Mark Jackson’s future stems from his demotion of assistant Brian Scalabrine to Santa Cruz, and an article which used unnamed sources essentially saying Warriors management is not on Jackson’s bus. But the last time I looked, the wheels were still on and Jackson was still the driver.

04/02/2014

San Francisco Giants Photo Day

GameDay: Giants Should Think About Posey At 3rd Base

The experts that cover the Giants said the team doesn’t have a hotshot replacement for Pablo. But I think they do. His name is Buster Posey.

03/25/2014

Matt Schaub #8 of the Houston Texans passes against the Cincinnati Bengals during the AFC Wild Card Playoff Game at Reliant Stadium on January 5, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

GameDay: Matt Schaub Trade Is Good For The Raiders

The joke on Matt Schaub is that his uniform number will be “6,” in reference to all the pick-sixes he threw in 2013. But KPIX 5’s Dennis O’Donnell likes this trade, and here’s why.

03/21/2014

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