Several Pac-12 coaches admitted they’d prefer to see their league go to eight-game conference schedules (down from nine) but the reality is, the league’s media contract won’t allow for that. In the face of that, with the upcoming College Football Playoff on the horizon, should all the conferences have the same scheduling standards?
The Nuggets know they need a win, and they need a win now.
The Oakland Athletics players have decided to donate one full playoff share to eight local and national charitable efforts, a total of $34,325.16.
As Bay Area football fans gear up for Saturday’s big NFL divisional playoff game hosted at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, 49ers officials working with San Francisco police are reminding fans about possible counterfeit tickets.
Defensemen Ian White and Niclas Wallin scored their first goals of the postseason and Antti Niemi made 33 saves to help the San Jose Sharks take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal series over the Detroit Red Wings with a 2-1 victory Sunday.
“There’s no NCAA sport that doesn’t have a playoff system,” Jim Harbaugh said. “So why not football?”
The San Francisco Giants are sending $126 million to the sidelines. Struggling left-hander Barry Zito has been left off the team’s playoff roster for its best-of-five NL division series against the wild-card Atlanta Braves.