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San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ronald Blair III (98) takes down Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) at Levi’s Stadium on Nov. 11, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Emmanuel Sanders to undergo MRI for rib injury, Niners lose Blair

San Francisco 49ers lost Jimmy Garoppolo’s favorite toy during loss to Seahawks

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ronald Blair III (98) takes down Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) at Levi’s Stadium on Nov. 11, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Nick Bosa (97) pursues Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson at Levi’s Stadium on November 11, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Instant classic ends anticlimactically as 49ers fall to Seattle

San Francisco and Seattle reignite rivalry in Monday night mayhem

Nick Bosa (97) pursues Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson at Levi’s Stadium on November 11, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) before playing the Cleveland Browns at Levi’s Stadium on October 7, 2019 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

George Kittle inactive for Monday Night vs. Seahawks

San Francisco 49ers will be without kicker Robbie Gould and tight end George Kittle

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) before playing the Cleveland Browns at Levi’s Stadium on October 7, 2019 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Giants introduce Scott Harris as new general manager

Giants introduce Scott Harris as new general manager

New Giants GM had formative relationship with general manager who helped save franchise

Giants introduce Scott Harris as new general manager
St. Ignatius Wildcats quarterback Teddye Buchanan (10) runs the ball against the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups in the first quarter at JB Murphy Field on September 14, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner.

SF Preps Roundup: Playoff pairings announced, SHC VB wins CCS

St. Ignatius football will face Mitty, Sacred Heart Cathedral takes open division volleyball title

St. Ignatius Wildcats quarterback Teddye Buchanan (10) runs the ball against the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups in the first quarter at JB Murphy Field on September 14, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner.
Giants hire Cubs’ Scott Harris as general manager

Giants hire Cubs’ Scott Harris as general manager

Theo Epstein’s young assistant GM will come to San Francisco to aid Farhan Zaidi

Giants hire Cubs’ Scott Harris as general manager
University of San Francisco guard Jamaree Bouyea drives to the basket in the second half of a game against Princeton on Nov. 9, 2019 at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons pull away late to beat Princeton at Chase Center

Jamaree Bouyea scores 19 to lead USF in first men’s college basketball game at Warriors arena

University of San Francisco guard Jamaree Bouyea drives to the basket in the second half of a game against Princeton on Nov. 9, 2019 at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Archbishop Riordan running back Lavaka Kefu runs for a first down during the third quarter of the Crusaders’ 44-7 win over Sacred Heart Cathedral at Mayer Family Field in San Francisco on Nov. 9, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Riordan scores first win at Mayer Family Field

Archbishop Riordan reclaims Stanfel Cup with first WCAL win since 2017

Archbishop Riordan running back Lavaka Kefu runs for a first down during the third quarter of the Crusaders’ 44-7 win over Sacred Heart Cathedral at Mayer Family Field in San Francisco on Nov. 9, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Gabby Perich (left) and Tiffany Boudagian (second from left) pose with their West Catholic Athletic League championship medals next to the runners up from St. Francis. (Courtesy / WCAL)

SF Preps Roundup: St. Ignatius wins indy, doubles tennis titles

With fall sports championship season in full swing, St. Ignatius swept the…

Gabby Perich (left) and Tiffany Boudagian (second from left) pose with their West Catholic Athletic League championship medals next to the runners up from St. Francis. (Courtesy / WCAL)
University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend guards the ball handler during the Dons’ 101-50 win over the Sonoma State Seawolves on Nov. 5, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons men and women win openers, set for Chase on Saturday

First collegiate basketball games at $1.4 billion Chase Center will be played by USF on Saturday

University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend guards the ball handler during the Dons’ 101-50 win over the Sonoma State Seawolves on Nov. 5, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi speaks with the media during his season post-mortem on Oct. 1, 2019, at Oracle Park in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Giants add Rockies righty Rico Garcia as Hot Stove League begins

What’s next for San Francisco as the Giants add a pitcher, tenders offers to Bumgarner and Smith?

San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi speaks with the media during his season post-mortem on Oct. 1, 2019, at Oracle Park in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Khalil Shabazz dribbles the ball around the Sonoma State defense in the first half of a game against the Seawolves on Nov. 5, 2019 at War Memorial Gymnasium on the campus of the University of San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Shabazz opens Todd Golden era with five threes as Dons break 100

Khalil Shabazz scores 15 in first game for San Francisco, opening Todd Golden’s tenure with a win

Khalil Shabazz dribbles the ball around the Sonoma State defense in the first half of a game against the Seawolves on Nov. 5, 2019 at War Memorial Gymnasium on the campus of the University of San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) rounds third base after hitting a grand slam in the 8th inning against the Minnesota Twins to extend their lead to 7-3 at the Oakland Coliseum on July 4, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien named MVP finalist

Miguel Tejada was last Oakland A’s player to win MVP

Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) rounds third base after hitting a grand slam in the 8th inning against the Minnesota Twins to extend their lead to 7-3 at the Oakland Coliseum on July 4, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Todd Golden sits on the bench coaching the San Francisco Dons against Gonzaga at War Memorial Gym on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)

New USF basketball head coach Todd Golden has Sean McVay quality

Dons begin first season under seventh-youngest head coach in Division I men’s basketball

Todd Golden sits on the bench coaching the San Francisco Dons against Gonzaga at War Memorial Gym on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)
Oakland A’s 3rd baseman Matt Chapman (26) poses with former A’s player Eric Chavez after receiving the Rawlings Gold Glove award at the Coliseum on March 24, 2019 in Oakland, California.

A’s Matt Olson, Matt Chapman win Gold Gloves

Oakland’s corner infielders win back-to-back Gold Gloves

Oakland A’s 3rd baseman Matt Chapman (26) poses with former A’s player Eric Chavez after receiving the Rawlings Gold Glove award at the Coliseum on March 24, 2019 in Oakland, California.
Ioana Krimili takes the ball up court at War Memorial Gym during an exhibition against San Francisco State on Oct. 19, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)

USF Dons men’s and women’s basketball set to open season

Todd Golden heads into first season, USF women look to bounce back from rebuilding year

Ioana Krimili takes the ball up court at War Memorial Gym during an exhibition against San Francisco State on Oct. 19, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)
Archbishop Riordan Georg Ladenburger catches a nine-yard pass in the fourth quarter and avoids a tackle in the Crusaders’ 24-7 loss to St. Francis at Mayer Family Field on the Riordan campus on Nov. 2, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Riordan can’t get win on soft open of new field

Crusaders take an early lead but fall in first game on Mayer Family Field

Archbishop Riordan Georg Ladenburger catches a nine-yard pass in the fourth quarter and avoids a tackle in the Crusaders’ 24-7 loss to St. Francis at Mayer Family Field on the Riordan campus on Nov. 2, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Sacred Heart Cathedral’s Amaya Keiper shares a laugh with middle blocker Sophie Seljeseth during a break in the action on Sept. 29, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Sacred Heart Cathedral, St. Ignatius volleyball advance

Both City girls WCAL volleyball teams come away with first-round wins in Section playoffs

Sacred Heart Cathedral’s Amaya Keiper shares a laugh with middle blocker Sophie Seljeseth during a break in the action on Sept. 29, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) sets up the offense during the third quarter against the San Antonio Spurs at Chase Center on Nov. 1, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Draymond Green could miss game against Charlotte with injury

On the day Stephen Curry undergoes hand surgery, Draymond Green hurts his left hand against Spurs

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) sets up the offense during the third quarter against the San Antonio Spurs at Chase Center on Nov. 1, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Warriors’ life without Curry begins with loss to Spurs

Warriors’ life without Curry begins with loss to Spurs

D’Angelo Russell scores 30, Jordan Poole nets 20 in loss to San Antonio

Warriors’ life without Curry begins with loss to Spurs