Draymond Green can be the best second-round pick since 1980

In a league of thin talent margin and exhaustive scouting, second-round draft picks rarely become stars. But Draymond Green has.

By | May 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Steph Curry’s the MVP, but will it be unanimous?

It’s shocking that no NBA most valuable player ever has received every vote. But to vote for someone other than Curry this year would be ludicrous.

By | May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Is Tim Lincecum a Hall of Fame pitcher?

As he attempts a comeback, let’s go ahead and ask the question: Is Tim Lincecum a Baseball Hall of Famer?

By | May 5th, 2016|0 Comments

NFL mock draft: This year, the players choose

This year, the players do the drafting. Here's my first-round mockery.

By | April 28th, 2016|1 Comment

The Warriors, the Rockets, screens and smoke screens

In the Warriors' game against the Rockets tonight, there may be more attention paid to the setting of screens than ever before in an NBA game.

By | April 21st, 2016|0 Comments

The Golden State Warriors and the meaning of 73-9

All week long, the Warriors have been talking about the magic of 73 wins. So why is the 1906 Chicago Cubs’ 116-win season so obscure?

By | April 13th, 2016|1 Comment

Elsie Allen checks in on reported fan abuse at Petaluma

The Elsie Allen principal wanted to talk to me about the incident -- and she had a letter to show me.

By | March 2nd, 2016|5 Comments

Is Peyton Manning a giant A-hole?

I know one person who wasn’t in any way surprised by the recent Peyton Manning story. He’s an old friend of mine. And he insists Manning is a jackass.

By | February 16th, 2016|7 Comments

C.J. Anderson carrying on Cal’s Super Bowl tradition

Cal produced seven NFL running backs in a decade, and four of them have played in Super Bowls.

By | February 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Prop bets! We’ve got your Super Bowl 50 prop bets!

Sports gambling is… complicated. But charitable giving is good. So if the wagering site Bovada.lv is raising money for the charity of your choice, let’s chip in.

By | January 27th, 2016|1 Comment