Raiders, 49ers staffs will coach 70th annual Senior Bowl

first_imgThe next Battle of the Bay will be waged in Mobile, Ala. as the 49ers and Raiders staffs will coach the 70th annual Senior Bowl on Jan. 26, it was announced Monday.Of course, Senior Bowl officials (and television viewers) hope the game pitting college football’s top seniors is more competitive than the last time Kyle Shanahan and Jon Gruden met, when the 49ers ripped the Raiders 34-3 on Nov. 1.However, both Shanahan and Gruden, and their staffs, have a greater purpose in mind than the …last_img read more

No complaints from Cousins despite rough playoff debut

first_imgBut in his ninth NBA season, he’s 1-0 lifetime in the postseason after the Warriors’ 121-104 win over the Los Angeles … CLICK HERE if you’re having a problem viewing the photos or videos on a mobile deviceOAKLAND — DeMarcus Cousins’ first career playoff game, a year after suffering a devastating Achilles tendon injury, was not the stuff of fairytales.Cousins shot 4 for 12, had six turnovers to go with nine points and nine rebounds and fouled out after 21 minutes on the floor.last_img read more

Warriors’ Kevin Durant apologizes for ejection in Game 1 over Clippers

first_imgKlay Thompson subscribes. You can too for just 11 cents a day for 11 months + receive a free Warriors Championship book. Sign me up!OAKLAND – For Kevin Durant, the interview table quickly became a confessional booth.The Warriors’ star sought forgiveness for getting ejected with 4:41 left in the team’s Game 1 win over the Los Angeles Clippers of their first-round matchup on Saturday after collecting two double technicals with Patrick Beverely within a 19-second span.“I don’t want to …last_img read more

Martin Jones shines, but Sharks series vs. Avalanche now a best-of-3

first_img[vemba-video id=”van/sc/2019/05/03/bang_3c99a65b-46cc-4fbb-a180-08c4e0f9646d”]DENVER — Goalie Martin Jones gave the Sharks every opportunity Thursday to take command of their second round series and set up a chance to eliminate the Colorado Avalanche at home this weekend.His teammates didn’t quite play with the same level of urgency, and now their series with the Avalanche is a best-of-three.Jones made 25 saves but the Sharks couldn’t solve Philipp Grubauer at the other end in a 3-0 loss at …last_img read more

49ers camp: Nick Bosa walks off after sustaining ankle injury

first_img(CLICK HERE, if you are unable to view this photo gallery on your mobile device.)SANTA CLARA — Nick Bosa’s outstanding rookie training camp came to a dramatic pause Wednesday, when the 49ers top draft pick sustained an ankle injury.An MRI revealed only a sprain rather than a fracture, as was the case with a similar ankle injury to cornerback Jason Verrett, NFL Network reported.Defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, shortly after Bosa walked off the field on his own accord, said: “I think he’s …last_img read more

What they’re saying about Antonio Brown leaving the Raiders

first_imgClick here if you’re unable to view the photo gallery on your mobile device. The stunning end to Antonio Brown’s short, bizarre time with the Raiders was predictably the hottest topic among the NFL shows on Sunday.Here’s a sample of what some analysts had to say about Brown, who was released Saturday and quickly joined the Patriots:Former Raider Howie Long on Fox Sports’ NFL Sunday: “I think it’s the classic case of temptation of talent outweighing character issues. I think in some ways Jon …last_img read more

Is Raiders’ Jon Gruden new and improved? Nope. Same as he ever was

first_imgALAMEDA — No one in the last decade has come into the NFL coaching ranks with a bigger target on his back than Jon Gruden.Part of it was because Gruden had become a cottage industry since his first go-around. He was the crazy coach and ESPN star who pitched imported Mexican beer, chicken wings and tires for your car.Part of it was the mythic 10-year, $100 million contract bestowed upon Gruden by Mark Davis — even … CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile devicelast_img read more

Rookie Paschall’s multi-layered offense a bright spot for Warriors in loss

first_imgSAN FRANCISCO — Heading into the draft, Eric Paschall believed that he could get a decent amount of playing time as a rookie, albeit nothing major. But with the Golden State Warriors gutted by a litany of injuries, Paschall will assume the responsibility of taking on big-time minutes.After Saturday night, he might just become a focal point of the offense, too.Paschall balled out in Golden State’s 93-87 loss to the Charlotte Hornets, dropping a career-high 25 points along with four rebounds …last_img read more

Photos: 10 highlights of San Francisco 49ers 20-17 loss to Baltimore Ravens

first_imgThe San Francisco 49ers lost to Baltimore Ravens 20-17 on a late field goal by Justin Tucker with three seconds left.Jimmy Garoppolo’s fourth-and-1 pass got batted away at the line with 6 1/2 minutes remaining, and the 49ers never got the ball back. Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson finished with 101 rushing yards and 105 passing yards, and Raheem Mostert ran for a career-high 146 yards.The 49ers, after an 8-0 start, now must recover from their second loss in four games, and they’ll head to …last_img read more