NEW ORLEANS – The lights went out on Super Bowl XLVII early in the second half, and for the 49ers, their electricity came to life just a little too late. As a result, for the first time in its storied history, San Francisco was left with the bitter taste of defeat on the NFL’s grandest stage. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — I have to admit, I probably can’t name three Beyoncé songs. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — I can get used to this whole Southern hospitality thing.
Just about everywhere you turn in the Big Easy, you are met with a “Have a nice day,” “How are you?” or a number of other pleasantries. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — Ray Lewis’ “last ride” hit a bump in the road Tuesday. The Baltimore Ravens linebacker was forced to answer questions about alleged use of deer-antler spray, which contains the banned substance IGF-1, during Super Bowl Media Day after a report by Sports Illustrated hit the Internet. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — Well, check another item off the bucket list: police escort.
The hordes of reporters, photographers and cameramen attending Media Day on Tuesday were stuffed into buses and whisked away from the media center via police escort to the Superdome, roughly 1½ miles away. Read More
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Just ask the 49ers.
One year ago, the Niners needed a quarterback making his first NFL playoff start to stand toe-to-toe against an elite, Super Bowl-winning QB in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Now, the scenario is playing itself out once again. Read More
As the calendar is set to turn from 2012 to 2013, the Bay Area is basking in pro sports glory. The Niners have locked up another playoff spot, the Giants are reveling in their World Series win and the A’s are still soaked in Champagne from their run to the AL West crown. Even the seemingly always-dreadful Warriors are off to their best start in years. The most consistent franchise, the Sharks, would probably be winning too, if they were playing. Read More
From the abundance of cypress trees, to the sweeping views of The City in the background, to the fog rolling in off the Pacific, the Olympic Club’s Lake Course is truly a gem. But upon closer investigation, this gem has an unpolished dark side.
The sloping fairways, the tabletop-size greens, the unforgiving rough and overall firmness of the course can wreak havoc on a player’s round. Read More