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Michael Crabtree needs to seize new opportunity with Raiders under Jon Gruden

When the Oakland Raiders announced Jon Gruden was returning to the sidelines,…

Warriors refuse to feed troll president ahead of DC visit

WASHINGTON — Don’t feed the trolls. It’s a phrase that’s been in the…

Warriors need roughly 24-percent effort to beat Knicks

NEW YORK — The Warriors followed a familiar script on Monday night…

Russ/Zaza drama is an unfortunate byproduct of Warriors turning it on against the Thunder

The Golden State Warriors finally solved the Oklahoma City Thunder Saturday night,…

The Golden State Paradox: Warriors season vexes with stretch run set to begin

The Golden State Warriors are in second place in the NBA’s standings,…

NBA All Star weekend brings entertainment — for better or worse

It was a slow weekend for sports yet somehow it gave us…

Tim Lincecum is returning to the big leagues, but not to the Giants

The dream of Tim Lincecum returning to the San Francisco Giants for…

Tim Lincecum deserves another shot, to go out on his terms

Growing up in the Bay Area gave me the opportunity to watch…

Reuben Foster case sticks 49ers between business rock and ethical hard place

There is no line between sports and hard news. I’ve written it…

3 things Golden State fans should want to see down the stretch

Alright, now that we’ve moved on from the fake outrage over Steve…

Draymond Green is too smart to not learn from latest problems with officials

The heart and soul of the Golden State Warriors, Draymond Green, has…

There’s little gray area in Reuben Foster’s latest arrest, 49ers should be worried

Last week, the 49ers gave off good vibes. Jimmy Garoppolo was on…

Warriors flip switch into ‘on’ position for former rivals

OAKLAND — It caused concern when the Golden State Warriors were blown out…

Jimmy Garoppolo’s contract is gargantuan, and worth every penny

Straight cash, homie. Jimmy Garoppolo will have that. To wit: if he…

Locking up Jimmy Garoppolo speeds up 49ers’ timeline to contend

SANTA CLARA — Jimmy Garoppolo is here to stay, and the 49ers are…

Draymond Green, Warriors technically have a problem

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors lead the NBA in technical fouls…

While rest of NBA buzzes, Warriors stay pat at trade deadline

OAKLAND — With the NBA trade deadline over by a matter of…

Warriors struggling isn’t unprecedented — not having an excuse is

The NBA — the one that was ruined by the dominance of…

Garoppolo will be the starting quarterback in 2018, nothing else matters

It has been pretty humorous to see fans and media members make…

Warriors focus on re-enforcing good habits to overcome pre-All Star break doldrums

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors are just like anyone else looking…