Football

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

WrestleMania 31 sets an attendance record at Santa Clara's Levi's Stadium. (photo: Bob Butler)

Highest-Grossing WrestleMania Ever Sets Levi’s Stadium Attendance Record

WrestleMania 31 goes down in history as the highest grossing WrestleMania ever in addition to setting an attendance record at Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium.

03/30/2015

49ers v Raiders

Raiders Climbing, 49ers Falling In Latest Super Bowl 50 Odds

The 49ers and Raiders have made so many changes this offseason that even A’s GM Billy Beane is impressed. But what do all of the player moves and coaching changes mean for each team’s chances of holding the Lombardi Trophy at Levi’s Stadium next February?

03/24/2015

An artist’s rendition of Coliseum City development that includes new stadiums for the A’s and Raiders at the current Coliseum site. (City of Oakland)

Oakland, Alameda Co. Enter Negotiating Agreement With Developer That Could Keep Sports Teams In The East Bay

Oakland City Council members unanimously voted to approve an exclusive negotiating agreement to build the proposed Coliseum City project. It could be the step needed to keep the A’s, and Raiders in the East Bay.

03/20/2015

Trent Richardson signs with Raiders. (Oakland Raiders)

Raiders Add Former 1st Round Pick Trent Richardson To Running Back Crew

Just days after watching a once promising runner with a high draft pedigree walk out of town the Oakland Raiders have added a new one.

03/17/2015

(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

9 Merciless Memes That Can Make Even A 49er Fan Laugh At This Horrible Offseason

The coach that returned the San Francisco 49ers to glory is gone. The star running back left. The team’s all-pro linebacker retired and the guy who was supposed to replace him just did the same.

03/17/2015

Chris Borland #50 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on November 16, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Borland Retirement Proves It’s Not Just Parents Taking Football Safety Seriously

It’s a remarkable decision for a 24-year-old who stood to make millions playing in the NFL, but it says so much about how the conversation has shifted.

03/17/2015

49ers defensive end Ray McDonald speaks with reporters outside the locker room at Levi's Stadium, November 11, 2014. (CBS)

Former 49er Ray McDonald Files Defamation Lawsuit Over Rape Allegations

Former 49er Ray McDonald is set to fire a lawsuit Monday morning claiming that a woman who accused him of rape last year defamed him and intentionally interfered with his livelihood.

03/16/2015

49ers CEO Jed York

Disgruntled 49ers Fans Launch Kickstarter For Billboard Urging Owner Jed York’s Resignation

In the wake of the loss of head coach Jim Harbaugh, the departure of several key players and numerous off the field issues, disgruntled San Francisco 49ers fans seek money for a billboard urging the resignation of team owner Jed York.

03/13/2015

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