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Dennis O’Donnell

Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants takes the ball from pitcher Matt Cain taking him out of the game in the first inning against the New York Mets at AT&T Park on July 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Cain only pitched two thirds of an inning. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

GameDay: A Pitch For The Giants 2nd Half

With all due respect to Buster Posey, the Giants MVP of the first half is the National League Worst. By sheer virtue of the ineptitude of the rest of the teams, the Giants remain buyers, not sellers, in their quest to defend their World Championship.

07/15/2013

(Photo courtesy: GameChanger)

New App Helps Parents Stay Updated With Kids’ Sports

The age of the scorecard may be nearing its end. A new app called GameChanger provides live score keeping for Little League baseball and other amateur teams.

06/05/2013

A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the bottom of the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers during the interleague game at Miller Park on June 04, 2013 in Milwaukee. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

GameDay: Did Hook Cost A’s In Milwaukee?

The reason you won’t see any more 300-game winners is because of the set-up man and the closer. And when you have Sean Doolittle, Ryan Cook and Grant Balfour, who could blame Bob Melvin for pulling A.J. Griffin after seven shutout innings of four-hit baseball?

06/05/2013

World Series - Detroit Tigers v San Francisco Giants - Game 1

GameDay: Should The Strike Zone Be Automated?

Baseball purists have often debated whether there should be a uniform strike zone or one left up to the interpretation of the umpire. Why should an umpire have any discretion about the parameters of a strike zone?

05/23/2013

Gameday: What’s In A Name?

KPIX 5 Sports Director Dennis O’Donnell hosts “Gameday” every Sunday night at 11:30pm on CBS 5 and offers his unique sports analysis here. And now for my next disappearing act: Klay Thompson What the A’s should never […]

05/15/2013

Warriors v Spurs

GameDay: Should Curry Be Playing?

Stephen Curry and Derrick Rose: To play or not to Play. That is the question.

05/14/2013

Super Bowl XLVII - Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers

49ers Announce 10-Year Extension Of Preseason Game Rights Agreement With KPIX 5

The San Francisco 49ers and KPIX 5 announced a new television broadcast agreement on Thursday which includes a 10-year extension of preseason game broadcast rights through the 2023 season.

05/02/2013

8th Annual Black History Month Reception

CBS San Francisco Celebrates Black History Month

On Thursday night, KPIX 5/The CW 44 Cable 12 and CBS SF Radio held their 8th Annual Black History Month reception at the stations…

02/22/2013

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh hits a shot on the third hole during the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at the Monterey Peninsula Country Club on February 7, 2013 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

GameDay: Harbaugh, Cain Shine At AT&T Pro-Am

Greetings from Pebble Beach and the AT&T Pro-Am. Going from the Super Bowl to a PGA tour stop is like going from Mardi Gras to Tombstone. For those who say Tiger Woods’ participation doesn’t matter I’ve got a half-empty press room to show you.

02/08/2013

Super Bowl XLVII - Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers

GameDay: Is The Window Closing For The 49ers?

Three days before the Super Bowl I was in the CBS compound and posed one final question to a producer. “What happens in the event of a power outage?” The producer’s response was an expression of disbelief as if to say, “Did you really just ask me that question?”

02/07/2013

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