Glenn Dickey

Members of the Santa Clara chapter of the 49ers Booster Club await the NFL’s decision on the host of Super Bowl L. Left

Super Bowl will be much better fit for Bay Area this time around

The Bay Area is finally getting a modern football stadium, with the…

Members of the Santa Clara chapter of the 49ers Booster Club await the NFL’s decision on the host of Super Bowl L. Left
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Location of proposed new Warriors arena would be an eye-sore

In 1975, I advocated that San Francisco build an indoor arena in…

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Courtesy PhotoAllen Barra's new book

'Mickey and Willie' delvers deeper into pair of baseball icons

Allen Barra remembers the exact moment that eventually spurred him to write…

Courtesy PhotoAllen Barra's new book
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Warriors’ youth proving to be too much for Spurs’ experience

There is one element the experts ignored in analyzing the second-round playoff…

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Frank Franklin II/apGiants pitcher Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter of the season on Tuesday

Giants’ offense overcoming pitching staff’s shortcomings

Tim Lincecum’s seeming return to form had been good news for the…

Frank Franklin II/apGiants pitcher Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter of the season on Tuesday
Al Bello/Getty ImagesEric Reid holds his daughter as he is joined by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the 49ers on Thursday.

Busy night of dealing for Bay Area NFL teams

On a night that made a mockery of all the draft projections,…

Al Bello/Getty ImagesEric Reid holds his daughter as he is joined by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the 49ers on Thursday.
Getty Images File Photo49ers general manager Trent Baalke will have 13 picks in next week's draft as he looks to bolster an already talented roster.

Raiders, Niners take different approaches into draft

Because of the way they’ve been run the last few years, the…

Getty Images File Photo49ers general manager Trent Baalke will have 13 picks in next week's draft as he looks to bolster an already talented roster.
Getty Images File PhotoWill Pablo Sandoval and Tim Lincecum get the long-term contracts other players have received?

Long-term future of Tim Lincecum, Pablo Sandoval with Giants up in the air

Before the Giants started their burst of long-term contracts to Matt Cain…

Getty Images File PhotoWill Pablo Sandoval and Tim Lincecum get the long-term contracts other players have received?
Getty Images File PhotoThe Giants built a homegrown team of champions.

Unlike other MLB teams, the Giants are built to last

In an era when teams like the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los…

Getty Images File PhotoThe Giants built a homegrown team of champions.
Getty Images File PhotosThe Giants and 49ers are the favorite teams in the Bay Area

Giants are still a notch behind 49ers in Bay Area pecking order

Have the Giants regained their spot as the No. 1 team in…

Getty Images File PhotosThe Giants and 49ers are the favorite teams in the Bay Area
Getty Images File PhotoGeneral manager Reggie McKenzie is making moves to craft the Raiders into a solid team.

Give the Oakland Raiders a chance

As general manager Reggie McKenzie tries to resurrect the Raiders, he faces…

Getty Images File PhotoGeneral manager Reggie McKenzie is making moves to craft the Raiders into a solid team.
AP File Photo49ers general manager Trent Baalke is an expert at running an NFL team.

Front-office has 49ers set up for long-term success with Trent Baalke

As significant player movement began at the start of NFL free agency,…

AP File Photo49ers general manager Trent Baalke is an expert at running an NFL team.
getty images file photoThe unpredictably of the NCAA Tournament makes it an attractive gambling proposition

NCAA Tournament built on gambling, not finding the best team

The sports world’s biggest crapshoot, the NCAA Tournament, starts this month, so…

getty images file photoThe unpredictably of the NCAA Tournament makes it an attractive gambling proposition
Getty Images File PhotoTim Lincecum and Matt Cain are only five months apart

Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum are Giants' odd couple

Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum are only five months apart in age…

Getty Images File PhotoTim Lincecum and Matt Cain are only five months apart
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Cal football coach Sonny Dykes pushes players to become more involved in campus life

New Cal football coach Sonny Dykes has shown a sensitivity to his…

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From www.bashof.orgLou Spadia

For Lou Spadia, Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame was life-long dream

For Lou Spadia, who died over the weekend shortly after his 92nd…

From www.bashof.orgLou Spadia
Getty Images File PhotoThis season is a pivotal one for two of the Giants’ burgeoning stars

San Francisco Giants need a Brandon boost

An important part of the puzzle for the Giants as they aim…

Getty Images File PhotoThis season is a pivotal one for two of the Giants’ burgeoning stars
Getty Images File PhotoOne of the things that Jim Harbaugh can do to possibly win it all is to stop transferring his uptight attitude to his players in big games.

49ers won’t win it all until Jim Harbaugh loosens up

To get back to the Super Bowl and win it this time,…

Getty Images File PhotoOne of the things that Jim Harbaugh can do to possibly win it all is to stop transferring his uptight attitude to his players in big games.
Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY SportsRavens receiver Jacoby Jones (12) dives into the end zone for a TD after beating coverage from the Niners’ Chris Culliver

Strategy key in brotherly battle during Super Bowl XLVII

In a cat-and-mouse game, John made the winning move at the end…

Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY SportsRavens receiver Jacoby Jones (12) dives into the end zone for a TD after beating coverage from the Niners’ Chris Culliver
AP File PhotoOffensive tackle Joe Staley (74) and guard Mike Iupati (77) are part of what John Madden calls the best offensive line in the NFL. This line has given offensive coordinator Greg Roman and QB Colin Kaeprnick serious breathing room.

Strong secondary gives 49ers edge over Ravens in Super Bowl

Only two of the 49ers five Super Bowl wins have been close.…

AP File PhotoOffensive tackle Joe Staley (74) and guard Mike Iupati (77) are part of what John Madden calls the best offensive line in the NFL. This line has given offensive coordinator Greg Roman and QB Colin Kaeprnick serious breathing room.