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Gameday

Matthew McGloin #14 of the Oakland Raiders completes a pass against the Houston Texans on November 17, 2013 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. Raiders won 28 to 23. (Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

GameDay: The Curious Case Of Matt McGloin

Before we get too excited about Matt McGloin becoming the 4th player since 1970 to throw three touchdowns with no interceptions in his first NFL start, you should know that one of the others was Todd Marinovich.

11/20/2013

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GameDay: Don’t Blame Colin Kaepernick

Don’t forget to carry a flak jacket around 49er headquarters these days. The shrapnel is flying everywhere as Colin Kaepernick fends off his critics with his now trademark short responses.

11/14/2013

The proposed Warriors venue will be located on Piers 30-32 on the waterfront in San Francisco. (credit: Sn¿hetta & AECOM - official architecture team)

GameDay: Let The Warriors Build A San Francisco Waterfront Arena

Here’s the bottom line: There is a dilapidated pier out there that the Warriors are willing to fix and construct a state-of-the-art arena that the city has never had. They are willing to pick up the $1 billion-plus tab and turn the eye sore into a unique arena that will include a park and stores.

07/25/2013

National League All-Stars Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants, Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers and Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals score on a three-run triple by Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants in the first inning during the 83rd MLB All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium on July 10, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

GameDay: Braun’s Admission Won’t Change PED Problem

Lawyers draw up a statement and carefully avoid any mention of steroids. That’s the way it’s done so the “words” won’t come back to bite the cheaters in the rear end. Bruan, naturally, is being vilified because of his vehement denial last year when he walked because of a technicality. (Memo to the tester: Don’t store Bruan’s pee in your home fridge) His lawyers smartly worked out a plea deal with MLB that won’t extend to 150 games, thus saving him $4.5 million into next season.

07/24/2013

Josh Reddick (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

GameDay: A’s Need Reddick To Step Up

It’s time for Hillbilly Jesus to come down from the mountain top and put a little bubblin’ crude into the A’s offense.

07/19/2013

Tony 'Bones' Davis gets ready to drain a shot from beyond the 3-point arc. (CBS)

79-Year-Old San Francisco Basketball Player Still Showing Off Skills

A 79-year-old basketball player is getting ready to lace ‘em up again, heading to a pro-am tournament after word of his hoops prowess got around.

07/18/2013

NFL player Colin Kaepernick accepts the award for Best Breakthrough Athlete onstage at The 2013 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 17, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for ESPY)

GameDay: Is Kaepernick The West Coast’s Broadway Joe?

Did you catch Colin Kaepernick at the ESPY’s? The better question might be, how could you miss him?

07/18/2013

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GameDay: The Fishermen

Spent the last couple of weeks up in the Gold Country and a good deal of time on the water flippin’ jigs in search of the big bass I like to call “Big Jake.”

07/16/2013

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

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Stanford Student May Provide Basketball’s Version Of ‘Moneyball’

Muthu Alagappan, a student at Stanford University, has a side project that could revolutionize the NBA in the same way Billy Beane changed baseball’s landscape.

06/19/2013

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