Art Spander

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

The talk was all about the failures and the disappointments -- the…

Brooks Koepka claims first major title with US Open win

ERIN, WIS. — It wasn’t the Olympic Club or Pebble Beach, sites…

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…

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

OAKLAND — One of them hadn’t been seen. The other hadn’t been…

Durant dominates as Warriors take 1-0 lead in Finals

OAKLAND — This was scripted out last summer, the Warriors adding a…

Forget the naysayers, the Warriors and Cavs deserve this

OAKLAND — It’s all yours, America: Warriors-Cavaliers III, The Trilogy, the inevitability.…

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

OAKLAND — The issue deals with laundry, more specifically uniforms, such as…

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…

Defense wins championships — and the Warriors look like champions

OAKLAND — Steve Kerr wasn’t in the building. His back pain, the…

New 49ers GM spends first draft dealing picks, fortifying defense

SANTA CLARA — This is how you start, how the 49ers start,…

Meet the newest class of inductees to the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame

Someone asked Russell Baze, who won more races as a jockey than…

JaVale’s journey brings him to Golden State, benefitting both parties

OAKLAND — The pregame questions carried a sense of worry and a…

Bumgarner winless in three starts

Buster’s on the disabled list, if only momentarily. Mad Bum is on…

Opening Day reminder of last season’s woes

PHOENIX — Somewhere beyond the usual platitudes and justifications, the expected words…

Andre Iguodala settling into familiar role for Warriors: Being important and impactful however he can

He’s the man who goes unnoticed until you can’t stop watching him,…

Stars without home vs. home devoid of stars

This is pro football at the moment in the Bay Area: The…

Questions for Giants as they drop eight

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Eight in a row for the Giants, the wrong…

Graveman tops Samardzija in Bay Bridge Series warmup

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Exhibition games are baseball in reverse. “You get the…

Baseball’s time in the sun

GOODYEAR, Ariz. – A manager’s dream. “I’m enjoying seeing those guys,” said…

Spieth, Pebble deserve each other in best way

PEBBLE BEACH — It’s a party, a picnic, a weather forecast, a…