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Oct 5, 2017

Thanks everybody! A farewell from 49ers blogger Kevin Lynch

Who knew 17 years could go so fast? By the time it takes to send a kid to college, I’ve been toiling, mostly joyfully, at the Chronicle and SFGate.com. I am headed to KNBR 680-AM, where I will also be making radio appearances and occasionally filling in as a co-host and continuing as part of
Sep 27, 2017

More San Francisco 49ers and the cars they drive

Asking 49ers' players about their cars and sometimes you get surprising answers.
Sep 24, 2017

Reasons for SF Giants optimism? We found some.

Image 1of/6 CaptionClose Image 1 of 6 Mark Melancon should be ready by the spring to improve the Giants' bullpen (Matthew Stockman, Getty images) Mark Melancon should be ready by the spring to improve the Giants' bullpen (Matthew Stockman, Getty images) Image 2 of 6 Left-hander Will Smith should also make a successful return to the bullpen from Tommy John surgery (AP). Left-hander Will Smith should also make a successful return to the bullpen from Tommy John surgery (AP). Image 3 of 6 We now know that Pablo Sandoval is no longer a legitimate option at third base. (Patrick Semansky, Associated...
Sep 19, 2017

For 49ers, more rushing isn’t as easy as rushing more

Why not run? With the 49ers’ passing game scuffling and the ground game showing signs of life, it was a virtual guarantee that head coach Kyle Shanahan would be asked about a possible new approach for his still touchdown-less offense. “We’d love to run the ball more,” Shanahan during Monday’s news conference call. “We’ve got to do a better job all around to be able to get that done.” In particular on third down. Against Seattle, the 49ers converted only 2 of 12 third downs — and that came after converting...
Sep 18, 2017

SF Giants connected to four free agents this offseason

Can the Giants get back to their winning ways with a brilliant offseason? The answer is probably not. However, there are options for San Francisco, and recently, renowned baseball writer Jon Heyman connected four different players to the Giants. Here they are: 1. Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder J.D. Martinez. He’s the prize of the free agent

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