Mychael Urban

Rick Bowmer/AP file photoThe return of Andrew Bogut from injury is a boon for the NBA-leading Warriors.

Bogut’s return shows how vital he is to Warriors

You know the drill. Everything in life can be labeled one of…

Rick Bowmer/AP file photoThe return of Andrew Bogut from injury is a boon for the NBA-leading Warriors.
Mark J. Terrill/APMarcus Mariota and Oregon's victory over Florida State sent the Ducks into the national title game against Ohio State.

Playoff brings meaning back to college football

No matter how many teams are involved, there will be pissing and…

Mark J. Terrill/APMarcus Mariota and Oregon's victory over Florida State sent the Ducks into the national title game against Ohio State.
Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York speaks during a news conference at 49ers football headquarters in Santa Clara

49ers’ Jed York must first learn what class is

Never mind that other than being born into the right family, he…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers owner Jed York speaks during a news conference at 49ers football headquarters in Santa Clara
AP file photoCornerback Charles Woodson (24)

Finales on much different seasons for 49ers, Raiders

Football season never really ends. It has supplanted baseball as our national…

AP file photoCornerback Charles Woodson (24)
Matt Slocum/AP File photoThe Giants’ World Series championship was the end of a unpredictable and entertaining season.

After gifts of this year, can’t wait to see what 2015 brings

It’s Christmas, which means that by the time you read this, your…

Matt Slocum/AP File photoThe Giants’ World Series championship was the end of a unpredictable and entertaining season.
John Froschauer/ap file photoHow surprising would it be if Niners coach Jim Harbaugh returned next season? It may end up being no surprise at all.

Why should Niners’ next step go as everyone plans?

Much time, energy, speculation and angst has been expended over the past…

John Froschauer/ap file photoHow surprising would it be if Niners coach Jim Harbaugh returned next season? It may end up being no surprise at all.
Michael Zito/AP file photoThe 49ers have not seen enough of tight end Vernon Davis

Stock in 49ers’ Vernon Davis has taken a nosedive

Buyer's remorse. That's what anyone who purchased stock in Vernon Davis is…

Michael Zito/AP file photoThe 49ers have not seen enough of tight end Vernon Davis
Andrew Nelles/AP file photoMatt Cain

Don’t worry about a little rain falling on Giants

Nobody wants their parade rained upon, but when it happened so literally…

Andrew Nelles/AP file photoMatt Cain
Matt Ludtke/ap file photoNiners coach Jim Harbaugh needs to let quarterback Colin Kaepernick do what he does best and not force him into a pocket passer.

Harbaugh failing to adapt with Kaepernick

The most important part of being a coach, a boss or a…

Matt Ludtke/ap file photoNiners coach Jim Harbaugh needs to let quarterback Colin Kaepernick do what he does best and not force him into a pocket passer.
ONATHAN BACHMAN/AP FILE PHotoNiners coach Jim Harbaugh is seemingly under more fire after team CEO Jed York tweeted out his disdain for San Francisco's performance against the Seahawks.

Twitterverse weighs in on Bay Area sports, has good and bad thoughts

So it's officially caught on, this Good for Ball-Bad for Ball thing…

ONATHAN BACHMAN/AP FILE PHotoNiners coach Jim Harbaugh is seemingly under more fire after team CEO Jed York tweeted out his disdain for San Francisco's performance against the Seahawks.
Gregory Bull/ap file photoIn recent Giants news

In leaving Giants, Tim Flannery simply embarking on a new journey

Everything in life can be labeled one of two ways: Good for…

Gregory Bull/ap file photoIn recent Giants news
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP file photoToday’s game between the 49ers and Seahawks will be the teams’ first game against each other since last year’s NFC Championship Game that ended on when Seattle’s Richard Sherman (25) tipped a pass in away from the Niners’ Michael Crabtree (15) in the end zone.

Round 1 will set stage for heavyweight finish between 49ers, Seahawks

The last time the 49ers played on Thanksgiving, most of the pregame…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP file photoToday’s game between the 49ers and Seahawks will be the teams’ first game against each other since last year’s NFC Championship Game that ended on when Seattle’s Richard Sherman (25) tipped a pass in away from the Niners’ Michael Crabtree (15) in the end zone.
Victoria Will/ap file photoWith the scandals surrounding players in the NFL lately

Recklessness of NFL continues to spin out of control

I miss Terrell Owens. There, I said it. Not proud of it,…

Victoria Will/ap file photoWith the scandals surrounding players in the NFL lately
Matt Slocum/AP file photoDespite being swooned by the Red Sox

Giants fans, trust your team when it comes to Pablo Sandoval

Everything in life can be labeled one of two ways: Good for…

Matt Slocum/AP file photoDespite being swooned by the Red Sox
Jeff Chiu/ap FILE PHOTONiners defensive coordinator Vic Fangio

Fangio positioned nicely whether Harbaugh stays or goes

Is Vic Fangio the next George Seifert? If things in Ninersville keep…

Jeff Chiu/ap FILE PHOTONiners defensive coordinator Vic Fangio
Ben Margot/AP file photoDraymond Green stayed all four year at Michigan State before being drafted by the Warriors. His game shows maturity.

Warriors' Draymond Green just one of those Good for Ball things

Everything in life can be labeled one of two ways: Good for…

Ben Margot/AP file photoDraymond Green stayed all four year at Michigan State before being drafted by the Warriors. His game shows maturity.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoThe future for Jim Harbaugh seems murky as of late.

Could 49ers, Raiders be bracing for bizarre coach moves?

Even if the 49ers manage to win in New Orleans on Sunday,…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoThe future for Jim Harbaugh seems murky as of late.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoThe Giants have shown recently that they are willing to give big contracts to keep players

Pablo Sandoval has definitely earned a big deal, but will Giants reward him?

Aubrey Huff, Marco Scutaro and Tim Lincecum are among the players who…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoThe Giants have shown recently that they are willing to give big contracts to keep players
Matt Slocum/APMichael Morse leaps in glee and runs toward his Giants teammates during the celebration after winning the World Series.

Giants took everyone on a worthwhile roller-coaster journey

It was going just as they had dreamed it would early on,…

Matt Slocum/APMichael Morse leaps in glee and runs toward his Giants teammates during the celebration after winning the World Series.
Mark Tenally/apTim Hudson signed with the Giants for a shot at a championship

Hudson in Game 7? It is the perfect last chapter to his season

Maybe you tried to pretend the notion didn't scare the hell out…

Mark Tenally/apTim Hudson signed with the Giants for a shot at a championship