Paul Gackle

Crabtree passes first test, but bigger challenge awaits

How much better is the 49ers’ offense when Michael Crabtree is on…

 

Myers has quickly put his stamp on Warriors

OAKLAND -- Bob Myers is a little too sharp for his college…

 

Can Crabtree’s return elevate the entire 49ers offense?

The heart grows fonder with distance in love and in sports, too.…

 

Cal’s athletic department needs a change at the top

In the wake of a 1-11 season, it's natural for Cal alumni…

Cal coach Dykes looks to Stanford as example of how to turn program around

In his TEDx Talk last summer, Stanford football coach David Shaw could…

Warriors need more from bench to compete with top-tier teams

Mark Jackson criticized his bench after the Warriors’ near-perfect win over the…

49ers’ Colin Kaepernick has yet to play like an elite quarterback

The world must feel heavy to Colin Kaepernick right now. Two months…

Giants should try to deal Panda

With Tim Lincecum and Hunter Pence under contract, the Giants’ next conundrum…

Niners are right where they need to be at midway point

After five straight wins, it's clear the 49ers are still legitimate Super…

Kaepernick puts it all together against Titans

With revenge on his mind, Colin Kaepernick put together his most complete…

Sharks appear built to last this season

After six games, the Sharks are right where they were at this…

Mounting injuries a cause for concern on 49ers’ defensive line

With back-to-back division wins, the 49ers appear to be regaining their identity.…

A’s must find a way to finally solve Verlander

The expression “catching lightning in a bottle” is used to describe rare,…

Quirky schedule could ultimately determine Sharks’ fate

It’s Groundhog Day in the South Bay as the Sharks get set…

Jarrod Parker’s best needed for A’s to make a deep run

So you share Mark Twain’s supposed sentiments about summers in The City…

At last, America's Cup has its shining moment

For one week, the 34th America's Cup lived up to its billing.…

Treatment program only move that makes sense for Smith, 49ers

Nothing went right for the 49ers on the field, but the team…

Chemistry, leadership has been key to A's duplicating last season's success

Jonny Gomes is in Boston, Brandon McCarthy is pitching for the Arizona…

Give Sonny Dykes time to build a defense at Cal

Sonny Dykes can't be dishing out excuses this early in his tenure…

Giants should look to stockpile arms in 2014

What do you do with a 28-year-old journeyman who throws a near-perfect…