Matt Kolsky

Kolsky: In Warriors-Rockets, we see artistry versus utility

Golden State and Houston represents two divergent basketball philosophies

Kolsky: NBA stars should stop baiting referees, stop hunting fouls

James Harden’s brand of basketball is anathema to the way the game should be played

Kolsky: Why not take pending free agent Kevin Durant at his word?

Presumption, pomp and circumstance: The future of Kevin Durant

Kolsky: Pride isn’t a sin for Warriors; it’s what they need

Golden State Warriors need to rediscover their sense of pride to get right against Clippers

Kolsky: A’s need to capitalize on losing Giants

For A’s to win at the gate, they need to sieze on San Francisco’s on-field woes

Kolsky: Action all over in Bay Area sports

Matt Kolsky gives his Bay Area sports roundup

MLB’s rule changes are necessary for game’s survival

Kolsky: A moderately disrespectful primer on MLB’s new rule changes

Reading the tea leaves: What the 49ers’ combine commentary means for the offseason

The San Francisco 49ers have just under $70 million in cap space,…

Kolsky: Colin Kaepernick was somewhat vindicated by NFL settlement, but who would sign him?

Ahoy, dear reader, and warmest greetings from the very recent past where…

Kolsky: San Francisco 49ers fans should look at the rise of Sean McVay and see hope for Kyle Shanahan

Conventionally speaking, the success of the Los Angeles Rams is anathema to…

Kolsky: San Francisco 49ers would be well-served to pass on the opportunity to acquire Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown is a great wide receiver. Not good, but great. I’m…

Kolsky: Bay Area sports teams make New Years resolutions

As a bi-weekly columnist for a local newspaper, I am imbued with…

Kolsky: Why 8-20 under Shanahan is nothing to worry about … yet

The San Francisco 49ers are a resounding disappointment by most reasonable standards.…

Matt Kolsky’s Bay Area Sports Thanksgiving: Giving thanks is easy when things are this good

Happy Thanksgiving, Bay Area sports fans! This is a silly, frivolous column…

Kolsky: NBA refs are giving freedom to the wrong movements

One of the great things about the NBA, especially when compared to…

Kolsky’s Quick Hits: Warriors and Lakers could be a fun rivalry, MLB playoffs, Drew Brees

Best Coast Rivalry SZN The results of this away-and-away preseason series between…

Kolsky: The San Francisco Giants’ alleged reconstruction feels more like rearranging deck chairs

The San Francisco Giants are mercifully close to the end of another…

Kolsky: Bold predictions for a new NFL season

The NFL season is just around the corner, so it’s time to…

Kolsky: Raiders are Schroedinger’s football team

If you’ve never heard of Schrödinger’s cat, this attempt to explain the…