Drew Brees

Klay Thompson, seen here on April 12, 2018, grew up idolizing Kobe Bryant. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

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…


Sean Peyton, left, and Drew Brees have been together for the New Orleans Saints since 2006. It's not a coincidence they've been consistently competitive over that timeframe. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Consistency: Saints have it, 49ers wish for it

The New Orleans Saints aren’t the best team in the NFL. They…


Joe Montana is still as cool as ever, which is valuable to the NFL, a league with identity issues. (Jay Mariotti/S.F. Examiner)

Montana still reigns over a city, a sport

His hair is silver now, the color of four Vince Lombardi Trophies,…


Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

NFL looking into Brooks’ hit on Brees

The NFL is looking into 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks’ controversial hit on…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)