Category: Art Spander

Art Spander: Dwight Clark changed the course of 49ers history

The talk was all about the failures and the disappointments -- the halftime lead blown against Detroit back in ’57,…

6 months ago

Brooks Koepka claims first major title with US Open win

ERIN, WIS. — It wasn’t the Olympic Club or Pebble Beach, sites of history. It was Erin Hills, derisively nicknamed…

1 year ago

Sweet redemption: Warriors become first Bay Area team to win title at home since 1974

OAKLAND — Now inevitability was about to become reality. Fewer  than four minutes remained, and the crowd, at first hesitant,…

1 year ago

Return of Kerr, Klay’s shooting are welcome sights for Warriors

OAKLAND — One of them hadn’t been seen. The other hadn’t been appreciated — except by those who understand what…

1 year ago

Durant dominates as Warriors take 1-0 lead in Finals

OAKLAND — This was scripted out last summer, the Warriors adding a piece — which was not necessarily missing but…

1 year ago

Forget the naysayers, the Warriors and Cavs deserve this

OAKLAND — It’s all yours, America: Warriors-Cavaliers III, The Trilogy, the inevitability. You don’t like it? Tough beans. Too late.…

1 year ago

Is it Dirty Zaza or Unlucky Kawhi? Depends on who you support

OAKLAND — The issue deals with laundry, more specifically uniforms, such as which ones are the bad guys wearing. Well,…

2 years ago

After finally winning three straight, maybe the Giants are on to something

AT&T PARK — Maybe. That’s the only appropriate word. Maybe the Giants are about to play as everyone thought, as…

2 years ago