Dec 27, 2013, 2:04 PM PDT
An Oakland police officer spotted a man spray-painting a wall. He stopped, rolled down the window, smiled, and complimented the man that was wielding an aerosol can with expert precision. After a brief and friendly exchange, the cop drove off and the man shook his spray paint can and marked the wall with more paint.…
Dec 27, 2013, 10:44 AM PDT
It feels like just yesterday we were documenting Jose Canseco’s fainting goat adventure. The eccentric former Oakland Athletics slugger purchased goats, put diapers on them, and placed them in the car only to be pulled over by the police. After being let off with a warning and a certain chuckle, Canseco took the goats home.…
Case of the Mondays: History repeats for the Raiders, no ‘Joe Cool’ at the ‘Stick, brawls over shoes
Dec 23, 2013, 10:39 AM PDT
Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here. No. 1 – History Repeats Itself: The Oakland Raiders can catch…
Dec 20, 2013, 2:00 PM PDT
Critics of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick might point out that he lacks pocket presence. The athletically gifted signal caller easily compensates by scrambling. As a result, his skill set torments opposing defenses. What most people don’t know, is that his game day techniques are identical to the ones he uses in the locker room once a week with the media.
Dec 20, 2013, 12:57 PM PDT
Comedian Kevin Hart and Ice Cube might have messed around and got a triple-double in a new video to promote the upcoming film Ride Along. Hart re-made Skee-lo’s song “I wish” and enlisted the help of several NBA players, including Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala. He uses Iguodala’s name in the hook of the song and…
Dec 20, 2013, 9:57 AM PDT
The San Jose Sharks lost the game and a key player on Thursday night. During the 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings, rookie sensation Tomas Hertl injured his knee when he collided with Dustin Brown, who has a history of similarly questionable hits. Sharks coach Todd McLellan chose not to say if he thought…
Dec 19, 2013, 4:45 PM PDT
There simply nothing boring and normal about San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence. With that in mind, the Giants marketing department had a great challenge on their hands when designing a Pence bobblehead. To show the eccentric outfielder making an awkward dive, or taking a mighty hack at the plate would be much too…
Dec 19, 2013, 2:39 PM PDT
Fans that want to bid farewell to Candlestick Park in person, are also saying goodbye to significant amounts of cash. On Monday, the 49ers will likely play their final game at the ‘Stick. According to StubHub, the nationally-televised tilt between the Falcons and 49ers is the highest-selling Monday Night Football game this season. It sure isn’t…
Dec 19, 2013, 1:44 PM PDT
The San Francisco 49ers, as they say in Hunger Games, have the odds ever in their favor. In the most recent update from Bovada.lv, the oddsmakers still think it’s highly likely the 49ers could win the Super Bowl. The only teams with shorter odds to win it all are the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos.…
Dec 19, 2013, 9:49 AM PDT
Stephen Curry is cementing his standing as one of the most popular players in the NBA. The likable Golden State Warriors guard currently ranks sixth in NBA jersey sales. According to an NBA release, this is the first time Curry has cracked the official top 15 list. The list is based on overall sales ranging…
Dec 18, 2013, 4:25 PM PDT
It has been called Candlestick Park, 3Com Park, Monster Park, and San Francisco Stadium at Candlestick Point, but soon it will be called rubble, scrap metal, and a demolition site. Many have made countless trips there to see the 49ers or Giants, and created a lifetime of sports memories in the stands, but you can’t possibly…
Field of Links: Warriors fan wins free groceries for a year, Rudolph’s baseball-reference page, drunken elf arrested
Dec 18, 2013, 9:27 AM PDT
Things couldn’t have gone much better for the Golden State Warriors and their fans on Tuesday. The Warriors got a much-needed victory, Andre Iguodala returned, and it was Mark Jackson bobblehead night. Wait, it gets better. Stephen Curry and Andrew Bogut also combined for this ridiculous alley-oop on an inbound pass. But one of their…
Dec 17, 2013, 7:45 AM PDT
Tis the season for corny holiday videos. Many teams do them each year, but not as well as the San Jose Sharks. The latest Sharks Sports and Entertainment Holiday Card is the gift that keeps on giving. No, seriously, it’s over six minutes long and features several extra clips like the one featuring Patrick Marleau…
Dec 16, 2013, 4:00 PM PDT
The Oakland Athletics quest to build a new stadium seems to get more complicated and confusing by the day. That’s an impressive statement when considering they’ve been exploring options for over a decade. While San Jose sues Major League Baseball, Oakland continues to dream up new concepts, and Fremont fades into distant memory, the only…
Dec 16, 2013, 1:52 PM PDT
A horse is a horse, of course, of course, but this horse is named after the 49ers’ head coach. While Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, a horse bearing his name galloped to win a race by two lengths at Hollywood Park Racetrack. Harbaugh (the horse) won the fifth…
Dec 16, 2013, 10:02 AM PDT
Welcome to A case of the Mondays. There’s always a lot going on during the weekend. If you weren’t lucky enough to spend the past two days on the couch, you can catch up on the top five sports items you may have missed here. No. 1 – Davis hit the wall — literally: The…
Dec 12, 2013, 3:15 PM PDT
The San Francisco Giants had an aha! moment when they chose to take on outfielder Michael Morse. The right-handed slugger might add more than one kind of pop to the Giants, because he brings along a radical ’80s walk-up song.
Dec 12, 2013, 2:16 PM PDT
Golden State Warriors fan Brent Kawaguchi was ordered to give a presentation on stage in front of his co-workers. Slightly nervous, he sat in front of the entire staff at the San Francisco offices of Kabam, an online gaming company, and picked up the microphone. It wasn’t the nerves that had him speechless. Shortly after beginning,…
Dec 12, 2013, 1:48 PM PDT
After numerous failed attempts to trade co-anchor Dave Feldman, Ahmed Fareed took a simpler approach and attempted to fleece Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane in a sweet trade. It didn’t work out so well.
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