Glenn Dickey

Jae C. Hong/AP PhotoFormer Oakland Athletics superstars Yoenis Cespedes

Dickey: Ownership, not Beane, always deserves blame for A's demise

Most of the A's problems this season have come because it's difficult…

 

Billy Hurst/ap file photoIf Niners QB Colin Kaepernick

Dickey: As 49ers wobble, Colin Kaepernick is team's only hope

The first reports on Colin Kaepernick’s attempts to turn himself into a…

 

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP FIle PhotoCoach Steve Kerr will need to get the Warriors playing better or it could be a short playoff run.

Dickey: Warriors better pick up pace, or failure ahead

The current Warriors team is trying to become the second NBA champion…

 

Reinhold Matay/AP File PhotoOakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane talks with the media at the annual baseball general managers meeting in Orlando

A’s stick to their unusual plan

The rest of the baseball world doesn’t quite know what’s happening with…

Reinhold Matay/AP File PhotoOakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane talks with the media at the annual baseball general managers meeting in Orlando
Julio Cortez/2014 AP File PhotoNiners linebacker Chris Borland’s choice to retire — choosing health over an NFL career — should be followed by others because of the unlikely chance of making the NFL.

Looking out for health is smart with NFL a pipe dream for most

Niners linebacker Chris Borland’s decision to retire after just one NFL season…

Julio Cortez/2014 AP File PhotoNiners linebacker Chris Borland’s choice to retire — choosing health over an NFL career — should be followed by others because of the unlikely chance of making the NFL.

Raiders slowly turning the page from Al Davis

The Raiders have made it clear they won't go after Greg Hardy,…

Tony Avelar/2014 AP file photo49ers front-office turmoil in nothing new for the franchise

Front-office turmoil nothing new for 49ers

Those 49ers fans who think Jed York should be more like his…

Tony Avelar/2014 AP file photo49ers front-office turmoil in nothing new for the franchise
Tony Avelar/2014 AP file photo49ers’ guard Mike Iupati is a free agent this summer and could possible leave San Francisco despite the Niners need for offensive lineman.

Offensive line might be best place for 49ers to start regrouping

Football writers have decided that a fast receiver who can catch deep…

Tony Avelar/2014 AP file photo49ers’ guard Mike Iupati is a free agent this summer and could possible leave San Francisco despite the Niners need for offensive lineman.
AP/MANICA ArchitectureRenderings showcase the possible Raiders-Chargers stadium near Los Angeles.

Forget SoCal: Raiders need to focus on Oakland stadium

Mark Davis is a good son. His desire to keep his mother…

AP/MANICA ArchitectureRenderings showcase the possible Raiders-Chargers stadium near Los Angeles.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoWhen the 49ers made defensive line coach Jim Tomsula the head coach

Tomsula is simply a puppet as 49ers’ change direction

The 49ers’ new lapdog, er, coach, has been silenced by his masters.…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoWhen the 49ers made defensive line coach Jim Tomsula the head coach
David J. Phillip/AP PhotoGiants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is the solid

Power will be in short supply for Giants

Brian Sabean has always been good at putting together a bullpen and…

David J. Phillip/AP PhotoGiants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is the solid
Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner file photoBarry Bonds was smiling plenty Monday at his Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame induction

Bay Area Hall gets it right; when will baseball Hall follow?

It was welcome news that voters for the Bay Area Sports Hall…

Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner file photoBarry Bonds was smiling plenty Monday at his Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame induction
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula

49ers will be stuck until they realize their problems

The comparison between the teams in Sunday’s surprising and exciting Super Bowl…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula
Don Wright/AP file photoSteelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger lays on the ground after a big hit. The NFL still has player safety issues with big-bodied players.

NFL still hasn’t made game safer

Mike Ditka’s statement in an interview last week that if he had…

Don Wright/AP file photoSteelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger lays on the ground after a big hit. The NFL still has player safety issues with big-bodied players.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APNew 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula

Hiring of Tomsula is only good for 49ers’ management

To those who wonder why the 49ers elevated Jim Tomsula from defensive…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APNew 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula
Mike Roemer/ap file photoOf the four starting quarterbacks in Sunday’s conference championship games — Tom Brady

NFL quarterbacks representing Bay Area well

Once again, the Bay Area is leading the way with top quarterbacks,…

Mike Roemer/ap file photoOf the four starting quarterbacks in Sunday’s conference championship games — Tom Brady
Tony Avelar/AP file photoNiners CEO Jed York essentially blamed the team's struggles on Jim Harbaugh -- who led the 49ers to three straight NFC Championship Games -- so finding a coach to replace him will be tough.

49ers will have to settle for what comes to them in coaching search

As the search for a new coach continues, top coaching candidates no…

Tony Avelar/AP file photoNiners CEO Jed York essentially blamed the team's struggles on Jim Harbaugh -- who led the 49ers to three straight NFC Championship Games -- so finding a coach to replace him will be tough.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoJim Harbaugh will be the third 49ers coach with a winning record to leave in the past 20 years.

49ers’ treatment of Harbaugh will make next hire tough

With the 49ers, success isn't enough: Jim Harbaugh will be the third…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoJim Harbaugh will be the third 49ers coach with a winning record to leave in the past 20 years.
Ben Margot/APNiners' coach Jim Harbaugh won't discuss his his job status.

Chicago Bears a better fit once Harbaugh exits

Jim Harbaugh could just go across San Francisco Bay after this season…

Ben Margot/APNiners' coach Jim Harbaugh won't discuss his his job status.
Elaine Thompson/AP file photoThe 49ers and head coach Jim Harbaugh are expected to part ways when their disappointing 2014 season finishes in two weeks.

It’s a guessing game at where Harbaugh will go next

Now, the only thing left to discuss about the 49ers is where…

Elaine Thompson/AP file photoThe 49ers and head coach Jim Harbaugh are expected to part ways when their disappointing 2014 season finishes in two weeks.