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Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY SportsA’s pitching coach Curt Young has a knack for developing young pitchers and has done it again.

Young working his magic once again with A’s pitching staff

Sometimes, good things follow each other. When A’s general manager Billy Beane…

Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY SportsA’s pitching coach Curt Young has a knack for developing young pitchers and has done it again.
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Wolff continues to find ways to alienate A's fans

Instead of appreciating his team's success, A's owner Lew Wolff blasted Oakland…

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AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick catches a ball during warm-ups before playing the Seattle Seahawks in an NFL football game

Kaepernick needs to prove he can handle the pressure

In the 49ers’ season opener, Colin Kaepernick threw for more than 400…

AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick catches a ball during warm-ups before playing the Seattle Seahawks in an NFL football game
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Harbaugh no stranger to controversy

There's an obvious story line about the coaches' rivalry as the 49ers…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Road back to Super Bowl won't be easy for 49ers

The 49ers begin what looks like a rocky road to get back…

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Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

A's GM Billy Beane still doing more with less

Billy Beane's willingness to gamble has kept the A's in playoff contention…

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Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Giants need to start thinking rebuild

The Giants should be preparing for the next two seasons, and the…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Look beyond QBs for real stories

The starting quarterbacks will get the most attention, but the 49ers have…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Brandon Belt more secure than Pablo Sandoval in long run for Giants

If you asked Giants fans which player they'd prefer to have in…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Sonny Dykes looks to make big splash in first year at Cal

From his first "y'all," new Cal football coach Sonny Dykes' southern roots…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Giants would be best served trading Pablo Sandoval

It's time for the Giants to trade Pablo Sandoval. Let him be…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Giants, A's take opposite approaches

The A's are headed to the playoffs and the Giants to baseball…

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Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Giants suffering from power outage, postseason hangover

The 2012 champs are the 2013 chumps. What's happened to the Giants?…

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Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Giants' need to start addressing big-picture questions

Isaac Newton wrote, "and to every action, there is always an equal…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Current A's reminiscent of past title teams

As I watched A.J. Griffin pitch a complete game shutout against the…

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Sewage smell or not, don't expect new A's stadium anytime soon

Yes, the A's need a new park, but don't bet that it…

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Giants in need of a major overhaul

The Giants should petition to not play out of their division. It's…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Problems starting to mount up

Problems, problems, problems. The Giants can't seem to shake them. Here are…

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Associated PressSan Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy watches from the dugout during a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in San Francisco

Poor defense could wind up being Giants’ undoing

The emphasis for the Giants this year has been the struggle by…

Associated PressSan Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy watches from the dugout during a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in San Francisco
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Giants’ rotation needs to turn it around

Don’t be misled by the three good games pitched by Giants starters…

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