Marcus Mariota

Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 381 yards on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, leading the 49ers to a third-straight win. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Jimmy Garoppolo, 49ers flame Titans after they turn up the heat

SANTA CLARA — Everyone around the team knew it was a big deal…

 

Marshawn Lynch can expect to see a fine of $12,000 for flipping off the cameras on Sunday. (Courtesy Raiders/Twitter)

Raiders find their swagger, and it’s called Beast Mode

There was a lot for Las Vegas to like about their Raiders…

 

Can the Oakland Raiders reverse the trend from last season of having one of the worst pass defenses in the NFL? (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

‘Talk is cheap’ — time for Raiders’ D to prove worth

Marcus Mariota is a student of the Derek Carr School of Media…

 

Klay Thompson has been piping hot lately. It’s possible Andre Iguodala’s words last year assured the shooting guard catching fire at this point of the season.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Warriors’ Thompson is gettin’ Iggy with it at right time

The Warriors’ Klay Thompson is so hot, he showers at halftime. So…

Klay Thompson has been piping hot lately. It’s possible Andre Iguodala’s words last year assured the shooting guard catching fire at this point of the season.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Colin Kaepernick yearns for the benefits of playing in New York — the bright lights, and proximity to his semicelebrity girlfriend. The 49ers would be wise to allow him to pursue them.  (Matt York/AP)

Kap + NYC GF = 49ers must dump him

Sometimes in this industry, you must hold your nose and plunge into…

Colin Kaepernick yearns for the benefits of playing in New York — the bright lights, and proximity to his semicelebrity girlfriend. The 49ers would be wise to allow him to pursue them.  (Matt York/AP)
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Seth Roberts (10) catches a 12-yard touchdown pass as he is defended by Tennessee Titans cornerback Coty Sensabaugh (24) in the fourth quarter to give the Raiders a 24-21 win over the Titans. (AP Photo/Weston Kenney)

Raiders save season on Carr TD heave

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Raiders found a way to pull out a…

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Seth Roberts (10) catches a 12-yard touchdown pass as he is defended by Tennessee Titans cornerback Coty Sensabaugh (24) in the fourth quarter to give the Raiders a 24-21 win over the Titans. (AP Photo/Weston Kenney)

Good Luck returns in Colts’ first win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Staring at their first 0-3 start since 2011, the…

Rick Bowmer/AP File PhotoOregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is expected to declare for the NFL draft. but will not make a decision until after the Duck's season ends.

Mariota not thinking about NFL until after bowls

LOS ANGELES -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the clock, holding…

Rick Bowmer/AP File PhotoOregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is expected to declare for the NFL draft. but will not make a decision until after the Duck's season ends.
Steve Dykes/AP file photoOregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is the front-runner to win the Heisman Trophy. He was named one of three finalists Monday

Mariota, Cooper, Gordon are Heisman finalists

NEW YORK -- Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and…

Steve Dykes/AP file photoOregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is the front-runner to win the Heisman Trophy. He was named one of three finalists Monday
Wade Payne/APStanford pitching coach Rusty Filter

Stanford searching for ways to stop Oregon QB Mariota

Almost every week, Stanford coach David Shaw delegates a backup quarterback to…

Wade Payne/APStanford pitching coach Rusty Filter