Sports Columnists

Warriors cashing in on Chase Center as NBA playoffs begin

Golden State has 44,000 on waiting list for new arena as they host final postseason at Oracle

  • Apr 14, 2019

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

On Sports Media: Paul Pierce and Jalen Rose talk Warriors-Clippers

Former NBA stars break down first-round playoff series for Golden State Warriors

  • Apr 12, 2019

Bernstein: For one last Warriors postseason, enjoy Oracle

Warriors’ time atop the NBA may be coming to an end, but fittingly, they have one more shot in Oracle

Kelli Johnson arrives as the new host of the Giants Pre- and Postgame shows on NBC Sports Bay Area

NBC Sports Bay Area adds new face to pre- and postgame broadcasts as the Giants open the 2019 season

  • Mar 31, 2019

On Sports Media: A’s add free streaming option, bring back robust crew of analysts

The A’s start the season with a new Flagship Radio station and an old friend on the TV

  • Mar 31, 2019

Kolsky: Action all over in Bay Area sports

Matt Kolsky gives his Bay Area sports roundup

Bernstein: A’s rough start in Japan could have long-lasting consequences

Oakland Athletics dropped two games in Japan, and lost two key contributors in the process

A-Rod, Mendoza preview Giants season, NL West

On Sports Media: Alex Rodriguez and Jessica Mendoza preview the NL West and San Francisco Giants

  • Mar 24, 2019

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

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

Bernstein: Thank your lucky stars the 49ers didn’t acquire Antonio Brown

The San Francisco 49ers seemed to signal what they want the culture…

Bernstein: Gamble on Andrew Bogut could prove worthwhile for Warriors

The Golden State Warriors made a philosophical decision this week. It might…

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,…

Bernstein: Charlotte still has love for Stephen Curry

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte is not a city overrun by old-timers. It is…

Not so fast Philadelphia – Bryce Harper is still in play

Jim Williams Special to the S.F. Examiner When Phillies owner John S.…

Bernstein: Bruce Bochy was the rock upon which Giants dynasty was built

There isn’t much time remaining for San Francisco Giants fans to enjoy…

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…

Bernstein: Which buyout options would fit best with the Golden State Warriors after the trade deadline?

The Warriors have lost just twice in 2019, rediscovering their frightening top…

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…

Bernstein: Trading Madison Bumgarner would represent an understandable but unfortunate end of an era

The teardown trend that just hit the desert could soon make its…