5:25 AM EDT, Fri September 21, 2018
8 hours ago

Oakland Raiders: Yeah, don’t bet the farm on Mark Geragos’ bluster

The Oakland Raiders are rumored to be interested in signing outcast quarterback Colin Kaepernick – but, you shouldn’t be the farm on it happening. If you believe the chatter and buzz, the Oakland Raiders are in the market for a backup quarterback – even though they sent a late-round pick to Buffalo to acquire A.J. […] Oakland Raiders: Yeah, don’t bet the farm on Mark Geragos’ bluster - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
9 hours ago

San Francisco 49ers: Matchup with Chiefs will start to define the season

The San Francisco 49ers meet the Kansas City Chiefs this week and will start to show us if they’re a playoff-caliber team. Two weeks into the season, the San Francisco 49ers have been a mixed bag of solid execution and glaring weaknesses. They will have a difficult challenge this week as they go on the […] San Francisco 49ers: Matchup with Chiefs will start to define the season - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 19, 2018

Oakland Raiders: Mike Florio shows us that you can’t always have it all

Oakland Raiders HC Jon Gruden has been lambasted since trading Khalil Mac k – but, PFT’s Mike Florio shows us that you can’t always have it all. Everything the Oakland Raiders do this season – most especially if it’s in the negative column – will be viewed through the Khalil Mack prism. Run defense sucks? […] Oakland Raiders: Mike Florio shows us that you can’t always have it all - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 19, 2018

San Francisco 49ers: The good, bad, and ugly in week two win over Lions

The San Francisco 49ers got their first win of the season in week two over the visiting Detroit Lions – let’s take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from that game. It took these San Francisco 49ers just two weeks, what it took last season’s version 10 full weeks to accomplish […] San Francisco 49ers: The good, bad, and ugly in week two win over Lions - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 19, 2018

San Francisco Giants: Chris Shaw Showing Quick and Marked Improvement

After a miserable start to his big league career, San Francisco Giants’ outfielder Chris Shaw has drastically improved recently. Chris Shaw’s first few games in the big leagues with the San Francisco Giants were a case study in being overmatched. Pitchers established a formula to get him out, and he rarely deviated. They fed the […] San Francisco Giants: Chris Shaw Showing Quick and Marked Improvement - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 18, 2018

Oakland Raiders: The good, bad, and ugly from week two loss to Denver

The Oakland Raiders dropped a gut-wrencher of a game in Denver in week two – time to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from the loss. Well, at least the Oakland Raiders can say they didn’t have anybody retire on them at halftime. Have to take the Silver and Black […] Oakland Raiders: The good, bad, and ugly from week two loss to Denver - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 17, 2018

San Francisco 49ers: A few observations from week two win over Lions

The San Francisco 49ers built a comfortable lead early in the fourth quarter, but ended up having to hold on to defeat the Detroit Lions, 30-27. The San Francisco 49ers withstood a furious comeback by the Detroit Lions in the fourth quarter to come away with a 30-27 victory. The 49ers evened their record at 1-1 while […] San Francisco 49ers: A few observations from week two win over Lions - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 15, 2018

San Francisco 49ers: Three keys to Sunday’s matchup with the Detroit Lions

The San Francisco 49ers look to rebound from their week one loss as they host Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions. Three areas hold the key to the Niners’ success. The San Francisco 49ers practiced this week without the participation of some key personnel that were banged up in last week’s 24-16 loss to the Minnesota […] San Francisco 49ers: Three keys to Sunday’s matchup with the Detroit Lions - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 15, 2018

Oakland Raiders: Derek Carr seeing the worm turning very quickly on him

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is facing a lot of heat for recent sub-par play, but history suggests that better days may well be ahead. From the moment the Oakland Raiders took Derek Carr out of Fresno State in the second-round of the 2014 NFL Draft, he’s had his detractors. Believe it or not, there’s […] Oakland Raiders: Derek Carr seeing the worm turning very quickly on him - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 14, 2018

San Jose Sharks: Erik Karlsson makes them Stanley Cup contenders

The San Jose Sharks finally land the big fish, trading for arguably one of the best NHL defensemen in Erik Karlsson. San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson pulled off another blockbuster move after a disappointing offseason where the prized free agent, John Tavares, opted to sign with Toronto. After re-signing current players, the Sharks did […] San Jose Sharks: Erik Karlsson makes them Stanley Cup contenders - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 14, 2018

Oakland Raiders: Keys to beating Denver Broncos in week two matchup

The Oakland Raiders travel to Mile High to take on their arch-nemesis in an important divisional showdown – let’s look at a few keys to a Raiders win. Despite the lopsided score, the Oakland Raiders fared relatively, kinda, sorta well against the LA Rams in the season opener. Stop laughing. Look, nobody expected the Raiders […] Oakland Raiders: Keys to beating Denver Broncos in week two matchup - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 13, 2018

Oakland Raiders: Despite all the pearl-clutching, the sky is not actually falling

The Oakland Raiders dropped their season opener, yet despite all of the hand-wringing, and pearl-clutching, the sky actually is not actually falling. For the Oakland Raiders, it was a mismatch from the start. But, for one half against the rams, Oakland played like David to LA’s Goliath, and stood toe-to-toe with them, trading body blow, […] Oakland Raiders: Despite all the pearl-clutching, the sky is not actually falling - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 13, 2018

San Francisco Giants Minor League Major Performers: Pitchers of the Year

Looking back at the San Francisco Giants’ minor league teams in 2018 and finding the top pitchers in the system. With the minor league seasons over, it’s time for reflection of the San Francisco Giants’ affiliates and prospects. Here are the top three performers from each segment (right-handed and left-hander starters, as well as right-handed […] San Francisco Giants Minor League Major Performers: Pitchers of the Year - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 12, 2018

San Francisco 49ers look forward to hosting the Detroit Lions in week two

The San Francisco 49ers and Jimmy Garoppolo look forward to their matchup against the Detroit Lions, who were embarrassed on Monday night by the NY Jets The San Francisco 49ers, as noted before, showed they can put up a good fight against an elite team but wound up on the losing end against the Minnesota Vikings […] San Francisco 49ers look forward to hosting the Detroit Lions in week two - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Sep 11, 2018

San Jose Sharks: Questions remain as training camp opens

The San Jose Sharks return to the ice on Friday with training camp as the summer ends with no significant moves to make the team legitimate contenders. An offseason full of optimism became another dud for the San Jose Sharks, after they struck out on altering the franchise with John Tavares choosing Toronto instead. After […] San Jose Sharks: Questions remain as training camp opens - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site