Kawhi Leonard, and 10 other fallen MVP candidates

I identified players who missed playoff games in a year in which they finished 1,2 or 3 in MVP voting. It’s a rare occurrence, but Kawhi Leonard isn't the first.

By | May 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Drawing Warriors’ family tree in SLC

I was at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, so I figured I'd snoop around some of the Warriors’ genealogical records. What I found may shock you.

By | May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The least desirable signs at Candlestick Point

The only reasonable option is to name the streets after the least popular men ever to play at Candlestick Park. You know, like this:

By | April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Why is NFL up in arms over Las Vegas?

In the early 1990s I made several pilgrimages to Las Vegas to watch (and cover, sort of) NFL arm wrestling.

By | April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Draymond’s secret? ‘He’s always wide open.’

Eddie Johnson seems to think Draymond Green is overrated. Or at least he doesn’t buy the idea that Green is the secret behind the Warriors’ success.

By | March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Kyle Shanahan gives lowdown on backpack heist

Kyle Shanahan graced the media with the lowdown on his brush with sportswriter Art Spander, who accidentally wandered off with the coach's backpack.

By | February 9th, 2017|1 Comment

History not on Kyle Shanahan’s side

Kyle Shanahan spent years shagging balls at practice alongside his dad, Mike. But the record of previous second-generation NFL coaches is dubious.

By | February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Tom Cable? Are you serious, 49ers?

The 49ers’ options seem to have narrowed to a trio of coaching candidates: Kyle Shanahan, Josh McDaniels and Tom Cable. Yes, one of those names stands out like a broken jaw.

By | January 13th, 2017|1 Comment

Click here for gay porn! (and the 2006 Raiders)

Not many athlete interactions are worth revisiting a decade later. Then again, few meet at the intersection of Warren Sapp, terrible offensive football and gay pornography.

By | December 29th, 2016|4 Comments

Hue Jackson, on the precipice of history

Hue Jackson has a chance to become just the second coach in modern NFL history to go one-and-done twice. The first may surprise you.

By | December 9th, 2016|0 Comments