Thursday, April 26, 2012

2012 NFL Draft: Breaking Down the San Francisco 49ers' Selection of A.J. Jenkins

Jim Harbaugh and GM Trent Baalke were not kidding when they said they had one player in mind at the 30th overall pick in the NFL Draft.

No one was going to take A.J. Jenkins before the 30th overall pick on Thursday night.

Was it a reach to take Illinois wide receiver Jenkins with a first round pick?

Golden State Warriors: Taking A Look At Their 2012 Offseason Goals

It has been quite a season for the Golden State Warriors.  Entering the 2011-12 season, they had a motivated owner in Joe Lacob, a young coach in Mark Jackson, talented assistant coaches and a moderately talented team on the court.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

San Francisco Giants: Aubrey Huff Placed on 15-Day DL With Anxiety

Aubrey Huff will not be placed on the bereavement list, and there is no serious injuries or deaths in his family.  However, Huff was placed on the 15-day DL on Wednesday with anxiety disorder.

Giants' manager Bruce Bochy said Huff is back in Florida seeing a team-provided therapist, but will return to the team on Friday.  He will continue to receive treatment while back with the team.

San Francisco Giants: 'Personal Issue' Is Bad Timing For Aubrey Huff

There seems to be no timetable for Aubrey Huff's return to the San Francisco Giants, but the absence from the team could not come at worse time and could end up costing Huff his job.

Huff has been away from the team after he took a flight to Florida on Monday morning to handle a "personal issue."

Monday, April 23, 2012

San Jose Sharks Season Wrap-Up: The Good, Bad and Ugly of 2011-12

What do you say after a team with that much hype and that much talent fails to make a dent in the NHL playoffs?

Changes are coming in San Jose, and only a couple players are untouchable.

The 2011 offseason gave San Jose reason for hope, in terms of overcoming the hurdle that is the Western Conference Finals.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

NHL Playoffs 2012: Changing Up Lines Is Only Answer for San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks are just one game behind the St. Louis Blues in the best-of-seven series, but then why does it seem like the Sharks are in desperation mode and struggling to stay in this series?

Monday, April 16, 2012

San Jose Sharks vs. St. Louis Blues: What We've Learned in First 3 Games of 2-1 Series

Through the first three games of the San Jose Sharks/St. Louis Blues series, two things are for certain -- the Blues' defense has a strangle-hold on the outcome of this series, and the Sharks will need several things to go their way to overcome that.

The Blues took a seemingly commanding 2-1 lead in the series by beating the Sharks in San Jose on Monday night.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

San Jose Sharks vs. St. Louis Blues: Sharks Still Have Advantage in 1-1 Series

The San Jose Sharks were outplayed by the defensive-minded St. Louis Blues on Saturday night, but the Sharks still have the Blues right where they want them in terms of winning the overall series.

The Sharks were shut-out by the Blues, 3-0, after San Jose was unable to

Thursday, April 12, 2012

San Jose Sharks vs. St. Louis Blues: What We Learned in Game 1 2OT Thriller

Outplayed for nearly the entirety of the four periods leading up to the second overtime, the San Jose Sharks managed to steal a win in St. Louis, winning 3-2 on a Martin Havlat game-winning slap-shot on Thursday night.

San Francisco Giants: Brandon Belt Demotion to AAA-Fresno Seems Imminent

Two years ago, there was little doubt that Brandon Belt would become the San Francisco Giants' starting first baseman for years to come, as well as become part of a one-two combo in the middle of the lineup with Buster Posey.  Now with Belt struggling to hit from the plate and having his ball club constantly second-guessing him, the question is not when will Belt become the player we all thought he was, but if he has the talent to do so.

NHL Playoffs 2012: The Sharks Have More to Worry About Than Blues' Goalie Tandem

The San Jose Sharks will be matched up against St. Louis Blues' goalie Jaroslav Halak when their first-round series gets underway on Thursday night in St. Louis. However, for the Sharks, it does not matter who suits up in net for the Blues — there are far bigger problems they must deal with first.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Ralph Barbieri Let Go By KNBR: Listen to Tom Tolbert's Tearful Goodbye to 15-Year Radio Partner

Ralph Barbieri, a long-time radio voice on KNBR, has been let go by the radio station after 28 years with the station.  Barbieri was most recently one part of the Razor and Mr. T show with Tom Tolbert, which appeared Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

SJSU Safety Duke Ihenacho Hopes San Francisco 49ers Select Him in 2012 NFL Draft

Former SJSU safety and recent graduate Duke Ihenacho will be at his mother’s house in Carson, Cailf. waiting for National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell to call his name during the 2012 NFL Draft on April 26 and begin the next chapter of his life.

“I’m so close, but I still have a lot of work to do,” Ihenacho said about his progression toward possibly playing in the NFL.

Monday, April 9, 2012

2012 NHL Playoffs: San Jose Sharks vs. St. Louis Blues Series Preview & Predictions

After years of the San Jose Sharks entering the Stanley Cup Playoffs as a favorite, the Sharks now face the test of being the underdog in a series little expect them to win.

A season with so many ups-and-downs and twists-and-turns left San Jose in a struggle down the stretch of the season just to make the playoffs.  Jobs may or may not have been threatened, players' names may or may not have been thrown in the trade mill and the entire franchise may or may not be headed for reconstruction.

Friday, April 6, 2012

San Jose Sharks: Hot Play Gives Them Perfect Chance to Make Run in NHL Playoffs

Much like the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco Giants of 2010, or even the St. Louis Cardinals of 2011, the San Jose Sharks will be riding a high heading into the 2012 NHL Playoffs, giving themselves the perfect chance to make a run in the Western Conference.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

San Francisco Giants: Who's In and Who's Out of the Team's Opening Day Roster?

For the first time in a while, the San Francisco Giants had trouble deciding who to start the season in San Francisco and who to send elsewhere.

A few notable names were wavering on the border of the Opening Day roster, but others seemed to be pure locks to start in the Orange and Black when the MLB starts its 2012 season.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

San Jose Sharks: Ranking the Current Playoff Matchups the Sharks Could Encounter

The San Jose Sharks helped their playoff cause on Tuesday with their win over the Dallas Stars on the road, but barring any terrible turn of events, it is now time to look forward to who San Jose would want to see in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.

Monday, April 2, 2012

San Jose Sharks: Who Pays the Price If the Sharks Do Not Make the Playoffs?

Whether or not the San Jose Sharks make the playoffs this season, things are about to drastically change in San Jose.

It has simply been a weird year for the franchise. GM Doug Wilson trades away scorers Dany Heatley and Devin Setoguchi in