Trade deadline

Oakland Athletics' manager Bob Melvin watches the game in the dugout against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics stand pat at the deadline, but could make moves in August

OAKLAND -- Bob Melvin inadvertently broke a little news on Tuesday, before…

 

Warriors fans may be getting antsy, but the answer to their relatively minimal problems should come from within. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

There’s no reason for Warriors to change anything

Fear not — as usual, patience will reward Golden State The NBA’s…

 

Kyle Shanahan. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers coach won’t rush Jimmy Garoppolo into action

SANTA CLARA — New 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo met most of his…

 

Joe Staley (74) didn't practice on Wednesday,

49ers RT Trent Brown returns to practice

SANTA CLARA — CJ Beathard, who — barring catastrophe — will start…

Joe Staley (74) didn't practice on Wednesday,
General manager John Lynch made a trade on Tuesday that makes Ahkello Witherspoon, right, the top cornerback on the 49ers roster. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

Ahkello Witherspoon embraces role as top 49ers cornerback after trade

SANTA CLARA — The 49ers front office unceremoniously got rid of another…

General manager John Lynch made a trade on Tuesday that makes Ahkello Witherspoon, right, the top cornerback on the 49ers roster. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)
Jimmy Garoppolo took his first reps in practice on Wednesday in Santa Clara. Even if he doesn’t end up being the 49ers quarterback of the future, he’s a worthy investment. (Courtesy Sam Hustis/KNBR)

Jimmy Garoppolo’s arrival heralds a new day for 49ers

Halloween 2017 was Day 3 of the New Millennium 49ers Franchise Turnaround…

Jimmy Garoppolo took his first reps in practice on Wednesday in Santa Clara. Even if he doesn’t end up being the 49ers quarterback of the future, he’s a worthy investment. (Courtesy Sam Hustis/KNBR)
With the trade deadline fast approaching, it’s time for the last-place San Francisco Giants to clear house and think for the future. Meaning, it might be time to sell high on players like Denard Span. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

With deadline approaching, it’s time for Giants to head back to the future

So who needed the All-Star break more — the last-place Giants or…

With the trade deadline fast approaching, it’s time for the last-place San Francisco Giants to clear house and think for the future. Meaning, it might be time to sell high on players like Denard Span. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Acquiring Kevin Durant during the offseason makes Bob Myers' job at the trade deadline a little easier. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Little motivation to make moves near deadline is another of Warriors’ good problems

OAKLAND — The NBA trade deadline is fast approaching, but don’t expect…

Acquiring Kevin Durant during the offseason makes Bob Myers' job at the trade deadline a little easier. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
In their second trade in four days, the New York Mets have acquired closer Tyler Clippard from the Oakland Athletics for minor league pitcher Casey Meisner. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Clippard toes to Mets, A’s get prospect

NEW YORK — The Athletics sent veteran reliever Tyler Clippard to the…

In their second trade in four days, the New York Mets have acquired closer Tyler Clippard from the Oakland Athletics for minor league pitcher Casey Meisner. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Lynne Sladky/AP File PhotoThe trade deadline is Thursday afternoon

All in, or sit out: NBA teams decide as trade deadline nears

NEW YORK — The East was a two-team race at last year's…

Lynne Sladky/AP File PhotoThe trade deadline is Thursday afternoon