Glenn Dickey

Raiders’ Carr shows up 49ers’ Kaepernick

Derek Carr gave Colin Kaepernick a lesson in how to play quarterback…

Tony Avelar/AP file photo49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has struggled during the 2014 season

Kaepernick’s lack of progression holding back 49ers

Most of those who have discussed the problems with the 49ers have…

Tony Avelar/AP file photo49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has struggled during the 2014 season
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2014 AP File photoFor the second straight year

Niners’ struggles will allow Seahawks to have an edge

If the 49ers are trying to lull the Seattle Seahawks to sleep…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2014 AP File photoFor the second straight year
Bill Kostroun/AP file photoThe Niners’ defense

Despite personnel changes, defense leads way for 49ers

Only Vic Fangio and his defensive coaches saved the 49ers from another…

Bill Kostroun/AP file photoThe Niners’ defense
Bill Haber/apSan Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (21) scores on a touchdown carry past New Orleans Saints cornerback Corey White (24)

Niners find a familiar formula in win over Saints

The 49ers got back to the formula that has got them to…

Bill Haber/apSan Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (21) scores on a touchdown carry past New Orleans Saints cornerback Corey White (24)
Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoThe future for Jim Harbaugh seems murky as of late.

49ers are getting away from successful formula

What did the 49ers do during their off week? Talk about their…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoThe future for Jim Harbaugh seems murky as of late.
Matt Slocum/AP file photoThe Giants’ Brandon Belt

Small ball? No, Giants and Royals playing smart baseball

In two national magazines last week, columnists claimed that the Giants and…

Matt Slocum/AP file photoThe Giants’ Brandon Belt
Jack Dempsey/APSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) scrambles against the Denver Broncos during the second half of an NFL football game

It looks like tough times for 49ers in NFC West

The Denver Broncos are on a mission and the 49ers were the…

Jack Dempsey/APSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) scrambles against the Denver Broncos during the second half of an NFL football game
Jeff Chiu/APSince moving to AT&T Park more than a decade ago

Giants lose to Cardinals in one area: fans

Much has been made of the similarities between the Giants and St.…

Jeff Chiu/APSince moving to AT&T Park more than a decade ago
John Froschauer/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh walks off the field at the end of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks

Victory shows what 49ers are really made of

Sunday's 22-17 win by the 49ers over the Kansas City Chiefs was…

John Froschauer/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh walks off the field at the end of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks

Kaepernick’s shortcomings holding back 49ers

The 49ers returned on Sunday to the formula that has served them…

Ross D. Franklin/AP file photoNiners coach Jim Harbaugh needs to focus on fixing his team's various issues if they are to even make the playoffs this season.

49ers only have themselves to blame for erratic play

What happened to the 49ers? Who are these imposters that show up…

Ross D. Franklin/AP file photoNiners coach Jim Harbaugh needs to focus on fixing his team's various issues if they are to even make the playoffs this season.

Goodell, Rice only part of NFL’s player problems

There seems to be a concerted effort of everyone from the TV…

AP PhotoAldon Smith’s nine-game suspension is a big blow to a 49ers defense already missing NaVorro Bowman.

Defense holds the key to Niners’ chances

The 49ers will be a much different team than they’ve been before…

AP PhotoAldon Smith’s nine-game suspension is a big blow to a 49ers defense already missing NaVorro Bowman.
AP PhotoMatt Schaub

New QBs will dictate Raiders’ record

With any NFL team, the questions start with the quarterbacking — and…

AP PhotoMatt Schaub
Dave Tulis/AP file photoThe A’s losing streak hit five games Sunday after getting swept by the Braves. The loss dropped the A’s out of first place in the AL West.

It’s time for the A’s to shake out of their slump

With 38 games left in the season, the A’s are mired in…

Dave Tulis/AP file photoThe A’s losing streak hit five games Sunday after getting swept by the Braves. The loss dropped the A’s out of first place in the AL West.
Frank Franklin II/apGiants pitcher Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter of the season on Tuesday

Recent slide shows Giants mired in mediocrity

Now, the Giants are basing their hopes for reaching the postseason on…

Frank Franklin II/apGiants pitcher Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter of the season on Tuesday
AP File PhotoNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Ravens' running back Ray Rice for two games following a domestic violence incident with his fiancee.

Roger Goodell followed owners’ wishes with Ray Rice suspension

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been deservedly criticized for his light punishment…

AP File PhotoNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Ravens' running back Ray Rice for two games following a domestic violence incident with his fiancee.
Jack Dempsey/AP File PhotoThe Broncos' Wes Welker wore a bigger helmet with extra padding during the playoffs after suffering a concussion last season.

NFL needs to address helmet, other issues regarding concussions

The large payments the NFL has had to make to former players…

Jack Dempsey/AP File PhotoThe Broncos' Wes Welker wore a bigger helmet with extra padding during the playoffs after suffering a concussion last season.
Eric Risberg/AP File photoBrandon Moss

Oakland A’s have plenty of advantages working in their favor

The A's came out of the post-All-Star weekend with the best record…

Eric Risberg/AP File photoBrandon Moss