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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr reacts as he enters the court in his return from back surgery, before the Warriors’ game against the Indiana Pacers on Friday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Kerr return has Warriors in championship mode

Coaches are meant to be second-guessed, not revered, but little about Steve…

 

LeBron James denied he was the reason Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt was fired. (Michael Perez/AP file)

LeBron denies Blatt coup

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Both knees wrapped in ice, LeBron James walked in a…

 

The San Francisco 49ers introduced new head coach Chip Kelly at a press conference Wednesday. How long he’ll be able to coexist with Jed York and Trent Baalke remains uncertain. (Ben Margot/AP)

A Chipper mood, soon to fade

Every 22.1 seconds, it seemed, Chip Kelly was either dropping a famous…

 

The 49ers have their new head coach, but huge questions remain about who will lead their offense on the field. Chip Kelly and Trent Baalke will have to make a decision about whether to keep Colin Kaepernick, sign Sam Bradford or trade up in the draft to select Cal’s Jared Goff. (AP photos)

QB question looms large

New 49ers coach Chip Kelly is known for his zone-read offense, and…

The 49ers have their new head coach, but huge questions remain about who will lead their offense on the field. Chip Kelly and Trent Baalke will have to make a decision about whether to keep Colin Kaepernick, sign Sam Bradford or trade up in the draft to select Cal’s Jared Goff. (AP photos)
In this Oct. 25, 2015, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly watches the action from the sidelines in the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C. The San Francisco 49ers have hired Chip Kelly as their new head coach. CEO Jed York announced the move on Twitter and so did the team. (Bob Leverone/AP)

Kelly, 49ers: A marriage in mutual desperation

If nothing else, they are relevant again, which always should be the…

In this Oct. 25, 2015, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly watches the action from the sidelines in the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C. The San Francisco 49ers have hired Chip Kelly as their new head coach. CEO Jed York announced the move on Twitter and so did the team. (Bob Leverone/AP)
Ben Margot/AP PhotoTony Sparano has garnered widespread support in the locker room after 12 games as interim head coach of the Oakland Raiders.

Sparano makes case to keep Raiders job

ALAMEDA -- Tony Sparano won over the locker room and changed the…

Ben Margot/AP PhotoTony Sparano has garnered widespread support in the locker room after 12 games as interim head coach of the Oakland Raiders.
Ben Margot/AP PhotoSome of the Oakland Raiders players want interim head coach Tony Sparano to be named the new head coach.

Some Raiders players want Sparano in 2015

ALAMEDA -- There have been several high-profile names talked about as potential…

Ben Margot/AP PhotoSome of the Oakland Raiders players want interim head coach Tony Sparano to be named the new head coach.