When you go all in in poker you’re betting you’ve got the best hand. Billy Beane won’t know until October if the river card is an Ace or a Joker.
KPIX 5 Sports Director Dennis O’Donnell looks at the history of the 49ers stadium efforts and tours the newly-opened Levi’s Stadium.
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.
What puzzles fans most about Tim Lincecum is how he can look do dominating in one start and so average over his next five.
If this were a game of poker, I’d sure like to have Vernon Davis’ cards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.