Sports Columnists

Kolsky: The Beautiful lie of Strength in Numbers

Sketching out what Game 3 looks like after the first two games of the NBA Finals

On Sports Media: Jackson, Gundy wax nostalgic about end of Oracle

For Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy the last NBA Finals at Oracle is special

  • Jun 2, 2019

On Sports Media: One-on-one with Q Ball director Michael Tolajian

Director of Kevin Durant-produces documentary details mission, message

  • May 26, 2019

On Sports Media: Kevin Durant produces documentary on the Q Warriors

Reviewing Kevin Durant’s stirring film, Q-Ball, featuring San Quentin’s Warriors

  • May 19, 2019

On Sports Media: Bay Area is playoff crazy for Warriors, Sharks

Sharks, Warriors doing major television rating numbers across the Bay Area

  • May 12, 2019

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

Golden State and Houston represents two divergent basketball philosophies

On Sports Media: Bay Area to host over 75 Kentucky Derby Parties

Golden Gate Fields and Barrel Proof in the Mission will host lively Kentucky Derby events

  • May 3, 2019

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

On Sports Media: KNBR rules the latest Bay Area radio ratings

Musburger will return; Raiders will bounce around on TV, but 49ers stay consistent

  • Apr 28, 2019

Gorcey: Forget about the Rockets, Golden State needs to focus on task at hand

Warriors, looking ahead to the Houston Rockets, overlooked the Los Angeles Clippers once again

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

Presumption, pomp and circumstance: The future of Kevin Durant

USF Dons athletics are now part of Stadium, a bold, new sports network

By Jim Williams Special to S.F. Examiner The University of San Francisco…

  • Apr 21, 2019

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

Gorcey: Maybe this is what the Warriors needed

Golden State Warriors cough up biggest lead in playoff history, and are rightly embarrassed

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