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Bernstein: Oakland A’s not done with pitching staff after Joakim Soria acquisition

As the Oakland A’s kept adding to their relief corps last summer…

Bernstein: NCAA Tournament is in reach for USF Dons basketball

A few weeks after wrapping up the 2017-18 season, University of San…

Bernstein: Contrast is context for Jacob Evans, Warriors

Despite many expecting him to contribute right away, Golden State Warriors first-round…

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

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

Bernstein: Can Oakland A’s keep promising roster and contend by the time new park opens?

Oakland A’s executives have claimed they will try to keep the team…

Oakland Athletics announce a plan for a plan to build a new ballpark, but they have a long way to go

OAKLAND — Almost exactly a year ago — on Dec. 6, 2017…

Bonta Hill: In today’s NFL, Reuben Foster gets another chance, but it’s not with the San Francisco 49ers

Last Saturday night, I was cruising back home and feeling good on…

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…

Bonta Hill: Warriors would be in trouble without Kevin Durant

Camelot in the NBA is located on 7000 Coliseum Way in Oakland,…

Willie McCovey, who became a San Francisco institution, memorialized at AT&T Park

AT&T PARK — When Willie McCovey first arrived in San Francisco in…

Bonta Hill: Giants-49ers rivalry used to be the stuff of legends, now not so much

Jimmy Garoppolo helping the San Francisco 49ers win five straight games to…

Bonta Hill: In what’s possibly the last Battle of the Bay, neither team has shown much fight

Before the season, I sure thought the NFL made the right decision…

Kolsky: NBA refs are giving freedom to the wrong movements

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

Stephen Curry is the MVP already

When it comes to the Golden State Warriors, the nation seems more…

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…

Bonta Hill: Time to eulogize Bay Area football

One of California’s oldest independent business firms, McAvoy O'Hara Evergreen Mortuary, resides…

Bonta Hill: It’s time to bury these Giants, not praise them

The 2018 baseball season officially came to end this past Sunday for…

Dereck Rodriguez: San Francisco’s Dark Knight

AT&T PARK -- For much of the season, San Francisco Giants rookie…

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…