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  • • Giants Notes: Bryant, Watson, Wood
    As the Giants do battle in Game 3 of the NLDS against the Dodgers, Kris Bryant will be manning first base. Before the game, the versatile Bryant offered John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle a positive review of his time out west, drawing comparisons to the fun, winning culture cultivated during the Cubs’ 2016…...2021
  • • Brandon Belt To Undergo Additional Tests On Thumb Injury
    Giants first baseman Brandon Belt was hit on the left thumb by a Lucas Gilbreath pitch during the seventh inning of San Francisco’s 6-2 win over the Rockies today.  Belt took his base, but was replaced at first base for the bottom half of the inning. Manager Gabe Kapler told The San Francisco Chronicle’s Susan…...2021
  • • Warriors could face trouble with Andrew Wiggins to start season
    Opposing teams aren’t the only thing in the way of the Golden State Warriors’ path back to the postseason. According to Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle, Andrew Wiggins is still refusing the COVID-19 vaccine. If he doesn’t get vaccinated, it could result in him missing home games and losing a ton of money […] The post Warriors could face trouble with Andrew Wigg...2021
  • Warriors' Lacob fined $50K for Simmons remarks
    • Warriors' Lacob fined $50K for Simmons remarks
    Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob has been fined $50,000 by the NBA for comments he made to the the San Francisco Chronicle regarding Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons...2021
  • • Giants To Select Scott Kazmir
    The Giants are planning to bring southpaw Scott Kazmir back to start tomorrow night’s game against the Padres, manager Gabe Kapler told reporters (including Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle). Kazmir is not on the 40-man roster, but San Francisco opened a spot by passing reliever Reyes Moronta through outright waivers this afternoon. Kazmir returns for…...2021
  • • Giants Place Jake McGee On 10-Day Injured List
    The Giants have placed reliever Jake McGee on the 10-day injured list with a right oblique strain, per Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Because the injury placement is backdated to Tuesday when McGee first felt the muscle acting up, he will be available to return to the active roster by September 24 at…...2021
  • • Giants Notes: Gausman, Bryant
    Kevin Gausman has had hip discomfort since an incident way back on April 24, per John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle. He tweaked it during a play at first base last night, but managed to stay in the game and work through it. The Giants ace should continue to take his turns in the…...2021
  • • A’s Place Seth Brown On COVID-Related Injured List, Recall Daulton Jefferies
    The Athletics placed Seth Brown on the injured list after a positive COVID-19 test, per Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter). Daulton Jefferies was recalled from the taxi squad to claim his roster spot. Brown has been part of the fix in right field after the club lost Ramon Laureano and Stephen…...2021
  • • Stephen Piscotty Could Require Wrist Surgery
    Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty is back on the 10-day injured list due to ongoing discomfort in his sprained left wrist, and trainer Nick Paparesta tells reporters that the “anticipation at this point in time” is that surgery will be required (link via Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle). He’s had a pair of cortisone…...2021
  • • Giants Designate Aaron Sanchez For Assignment
    The Giants have designated Aaron Sanchez for assignment, per Susan Slusser of The San Francisco Chronicle. Additionally, John Brebbia was recalled, Kevin Gausman was reinstated from the paternity list and Thairo Estrada was optioned to Triple-A. Signed to a one-year deal in the offseason, Sanchez’s season got off to a nice enough start. After six…...2021

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Francisco Chronicle injury and suspension

  • • Giants Place Jake McGee On 10-Day Injured List
    The Giants have placed reliever Jake McGee on the 10-day injured list with a right oblique strain, per Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Because the injury placement is backdated to Tuesday when McGee first felt the muscle acting up, he will be available to return to the active roster by September 24 at…...2021
  • • Stephen Piscotty Could Require Wrist Surgery
    Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty is back on the 10-day injured list due to ongoing discomfort in his sprained left wrist, and trainer Nick Paparesta tells reporters that the “anticipation at this point in time” is that surgery will be required (link via Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle). He’s had a pair of cortisone…...2021
  • • Latest On Giants Roster Moves, Trade Needs
    The Giants placed Brandon Belt on the 10-day injured list with a knee injury today, recalling outfielder LaMonte Wade Jr. in his place, per Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Belt, 33, is one of the many seemingly rejuvenated veterans dotting the Giants’ roster. Belt posted a career-low 98 wRC+ over 616 plate appearances…...2021
  • • West Notes: Solano, Crawford, Rendon, Fiers, Pena
    Giants second baseman Donovan Solano exited their game against the Phillies on Wednesday with a right calf strain, manager Gabe Kapler announced (Twitter links via Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle). Kapler admitted that the injury could lead to an IL stint for Solano, who’s off to a .300/.333/.380 start in 54 plate appearances…...2021
  • • Giants Claim Jordan Humphreys
    The Giants have claimed right-hander Jordan Humphreys off waivers from Cleveland, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle tweets. The Indians designated Humphreys for assignment Wednesday. In a corresponding move, the Giants placed righty Tyler Beede on the 60-day injured list as he continues to recover from March 2020 Tommy John surgery. This will be…...2021
  • • Javon Kinlaw undergoes knee surgery
    49ers defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw has undergone surgery on his right knee, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Kinlaw required the surgery to repair an injury that sidelined him the final two games of his rookie season. He posted a photo on social media in a wheelchair with a wrap on his right [more]...2021
  • • John Lynch: Dee Ford not guaranteed to be ready for start of next season
    San Francisco 49ers General Manager John Lynch said on Monday that defensive end Dee Ford isn’t guaranteed to be ready for the start of the 2021 season because of ongoing back problems. Via Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle, Ford’s rehabilitation process from a back injury has been a bit rocky. The injury limited [more]...2021
  • • Giants’ Prospect Alexander Canario Undergoes Shoulder Surgery
    Giants prospect Alexander Canario dislocated his shoulder in the final week of the instructional league and underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum, per MLB.com’s Maria I. Guardado (via Twitter). The surgery was performed on his left shoulder by Dr. Ken Akizuki, notes Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter). Canario was fifth…...2020
  • • Brandon Belt Undergoes Heel Surgery
    Giants first baseman Brandon Belt underwent surgery to remove a bone spur from his right heel last week, the team announced to reporters (including Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle). The team did not provide a timetable for his recovery, Schulman adds. Belt’s 2020 debut was delayed by a right heel issue, as he opened…...2020
  • • Giants Scratch Kevin Gausman From Scheduled Start
    The Giants scratched Kevin Gausman from today’s scheduled start against the Padres with elbow tightness, per various reporters (including Andrew Baggarly of the Athletic). He’ll head for an MRI as a precaution, per Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle (Twitter link), but he’s not going on the injured list at this point. Gausman initially felt…...2020

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Francisco Chronicle lifestyle

  • • Aaron Lynch gained sympathy weight after wife got pregnant
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aaron Lynch returned from his suspension on Monday, but you have to wonder if he would have played in the early part of the season even without the four-game ban. Lynch, who was suspended for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, showed up to training camp very overweight. After he was officially reinstated, the 23-year-old revealed that he put on about 30 poun...2016
  • • Kaepernick admits he needs to gain weight, eat 'a lot' more
    After recently claiming he has not lost any muscle mass as a result of his decision to switch to a vegan diet, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick now admits he needs to put on a few pounds. On Monday, 49ers head coach Chip Kelly once again mentioned that Kaepernick is not near his previous playing weight of 225 pounds in the wake of three offseason surgeries that led to less time spe...2016
  • • Ex-49ers TE got into fight over sandwich before arrest?
    Bruce Miller had himself an eventful evening on Sunday before he was arrested for assault, and that evening apparently included a heated exchange over a sandwich. A manager at the restaurant Tommy’s Joynt in San Francisco told Jenna Lyons of the San Francisco Chronicle that Miller walked into the establishment around midnight Monday — three hours before he was arrested — and stared at the buffet l...2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Of Hot Red Sox, Cologne, Clubhouse Fights, Dog Days
    2016
  • • Report: Green 'slapped' taunting fan at nightclub
    Monday morning, it was reported by MLive.com that former Michigan State forward Draymond Green had been arrested for assault over the weekend in East Lansing. Details of his arrest are finally starting to trickle out. According to Evan Sernoffsky of the San Francisco Chronicle, Green “slapped” a taunting fan at a nightclub in East Lansing. He’s also reporting that the victim was not injured. BREA...2016
  • • Study Finds the Typical NBA Player Spends $42,500 Per Month
    2016
  • • Vontaze Burfict Got What He Deserves with 3-Game Suspension
    2016
  • • Road Warriors: Behind the Scenes of Golden State's Trip into NBA History
    2015
  • • Will Golden State Warriors Have More Wins Than Philadelphia 76ers' Have Losses?
    2015
  • • NBA Conference Finals Prove Postseason Elite Live by the 3, Thrive by the 3
    2015

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Francisco Chronicle trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Giants Notes: Bryant, Watson, Wood
    As the Giants do battle in Game 3 of the NLDS against the Dodgers, Kris Bryant will be manning first base. Before the game, the versatile Bryant offered John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle a positive review of his time out west, drawing comparisons to the fun, winning culture cultivated during the Cubs’ 2016…...2021
  • • RUMOR: Warriors’ top target for 7th pick ahead of 2021 NBA Draft
    The Golden State Warriors seem to be getting closer to making a decision on their top choices for the 2021 NBA Draft. According to Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Dubs are “leaning towards” drafting Jonathan Kuminga with the 7th pick on Tuesday’s rookie selection. As for their 14th pick, Golden State is […] The post RUMOR: Warriors’ top target fo...2021
  • • Rumor: Warriors unwilling to meet Ben Simmons asking price from Sixers
    After weeks of being linked to the Golden State Warriors, it appears that Sixers guard Ben Simmons won’t end up in the Bay Area. Philly continues to have trade talks with various organizations throughout the NBA regarding Simmons, but according to Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Warriors can’t meet the Sixers’ asking […] The post Rumor: Warriors unwill...2021
  • • Giants Sign Will Bednar, Matt Mikulski
    The Giants have signed their first round pick Will Bednar, per Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter). Bednar and the Giants agreed to a $3.65MM signing bonus, per MLB.com’s Jim Callis (via Twitter). That comes in a little under slot for the 14th overall pick in the draft, which comes with a…...2021
  • • Giants Interested In Danny Duffy
    Though Danny Duffy was placed on the Royals’ 10-day injured list on Tuesday, the Giants still have trade interest in the veteran southpaw, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.  “Injuries don’t give San Francisco much pause in general,” Slusser notes, citing the team’s signing of John Brebbia in the offseason as Brebbia was…...2021
  • • Athletics’ GM David Forst On Deadline Approach
    Athletics’ general manager David Forst recently spoke to Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle to discuss the state of the team coming out of the All-Star break and moving towards the July 30 trade deadline. The club is planning on making additions, which is unsurprising given that they are currently holding down a wild…...2021
  • • Giants Select Zack Littell, Designate Skye Bolt
    The Giants have selected the contract of right-hander Zack Littell, as Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle first reported. In other moves, the Giants designated outfielder Skye Bolt for assignment, recalled outfielder Steven Duggar and optioned infielder Jason Vosler, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area tweets. Still just 25 years old, Littell joined the…...2021
  • • Jed Lowrie To Make Athletics’ Opening Day Roster
    The A’s are going to add Jed Lowrie to the Opening Day roster, manager Bob Melvin announced to reporters (including Martín Gallegos of MLB.com and Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle). Oakland still needs to formally select Lowrie’s contract but has a vacant 40-man roster spot to do so. Interestingly, the A’s plan to deploy…...2021
  • • Minor MLB Transactions: 3/20/21
    The latest minor moves from around the sport… The Giants signed left-hander Phil Pfeifer to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to the team’s big league camp. (Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle was among those to report the news.)  The Braves released Pfeifer earlier this week, more than two weeks after…...2021
  • • RUMOR: The reason Victor Oladipo trade to Warriors is unlikely
    The Golden State Warriors have recently been listed as a team that could make a run at Victor Oladipo ahead of the NBA trade deadline. Despite the reported interest, the San Francisco Chronicle’s Connor Letourneau shared why it’s unlikely that the Warriors land Oladipo. “Without an assurance that the Warriors — owners of the biggest […] The post RUMOR: The reason Victor Ola...2021

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  • • Warriors could face trouble with Andrew Wiggins to start season
    Opposing teams aren’t the only thing in the way of the Golden State Warriors’ path back to the postseason. According to Rusty Simmons of the San Francisco Chronicle, Andrew Wiggins is still refusing the COVID-19 vaccine. If he doesn’t get vaccinated, it could result in him missing home games and losing a ton of money […] The post Warriors could face trouble with Andrew Wigg...2021
  • • Kevin Gausman Open To Staying With Giants
    Although he’s soon to become one of the top free-agent pitchers in the majors, right-hander Kevin Gausman has interest in remaining with the Giants, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. As Schulman points out, you’d expect that type of sentiment from a pending free agent. However, Gausman noted that the presence of Giants…...2020
  • • Daniel Mengden Undergoes Elbow Surgery
    Athletics right-hander Daniel Mengden underwent arthroscopic surgery on his pitching elbow Monday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Mengden will miss at least two months as a result, making it likely he’ll begin the season on the 60-day injured list, according to Slusser. The 26-year-old Mengden divided last season between the A’s and…...2020
  • • Athletics reach deal to acquire share of Coliseum site
    The Athletics have reached a major milestone in their never-easy effort to procure a new ballpark. Alameda County has formally approved an agreement to transfer its share of the Coliseum site to the team, Sarah Ravani of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Once fully finalized, this deal will constitute the foundation for one of the two major pillars of the A’s stadium plan. With partial ownershi...2019
  • • Warriors turning to Stephen Curry’s mom for help with his fouling issues
    The Golden State Warriors mean business when it comes to cutting down on Stephen Curry’s fouls this postseason. After the defending champs won Game 1 of their second-round series against the Houston Rockets on Sunday, head coach Steve Kerr spoke on Curry, who picked up five personal fouls in the contest to go with his 18 points. “When we were in L.A. and he picked up his fourth foul, I asked him, ...2019
  • • Athletics, lefty Jerry Blevins reportedly agree to minor-league deal
    The Oakland Athletics have reached agreement on a minor-league contract with left-hander Jerry Blevins, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post.  Blevins would earn a $1.5M base salary if he makes the big league roster. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reported just minutes prior that Blevins and the A’s were close to a deal. With this deal, the Excel Sports client will be returning t...2019
  • • 49ers, DeForest Buckner to discuss deal
    Earlier this week, Kyle Shanahan identified DeForest Buckner as a player he wanted to be a 49er for many years. The franchise appears to be intent on exploring how to make that happen soon. Buckner becomes extension-eligible after this season, and the standout defensive tackle said his representatives plan to meet with the 49ers this coming offseason, per Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle...2018
  • • Bruce Bochy Says He Hopes To Manage Giants In 2019
    Long-time Giants skipper Bruce Bochy left little doubt that he wants to return next season in a chat with John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle. His current contract expires after the 2019 campaign. Certainly, the results haven’t been there over the past two seasons — and, especially, in recent weeks. Even if the postseason…...2018
  • • Bruce Bochy says he hopes to manage Giants in 2019
    Long-time Giants skipper Bruce Bochy left little doubt that he wants to return next season in a chat with John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle. His current contract expires after the 2019 campaign.Certainly, the results haven’t been there over the past two seasons — and, especially, in recent weeks. Even if the postseason long seemed a difficult objective after a disastrous 2017 effort, the cl...2018
  • • Bryce Harper suggested as a good fit for Giants
    The Giants have been long-rumored suitors for Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, who’s expected to reach free agency in the offseason and sign one of the richest contracts in baseball history. While Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle opines that the deep-pocketed Giants should go after Harper, he casts doubt on the possibility of the soon-to-be 26-year-old superstar signing with them. G...2018

Francisco Chronicle parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Giants, José Álvarez Nearing Deal
    MARCH 6: The Giants announced the signing of Álvarez to a one-year, $1.15MM contract with a $1.5MM club option for 2022, per MLB.com’s Maria I. Guardado (via Twitter). The option comes with a $100K buyout, adds John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter). That bonus will count towards the luxury tax, though the…...2021
  • • NL Notes: Posey, Scherzer, Stanek
    After a year off, Giants icon Buster Posey will return as their “primary catcher” in 2021, manager Gabe Kapler told reporters (including John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle) on Tuesday. Posey opted out of last season over family health concerns (he and his wife had just adopted twin girls who were born prematurely), and…...2020
  • • Giants’ Prospect Alexander Canario Undergoes Shoulder Surgery
    2020
  • • NL Notes: Crawford, Kim, Mikolas, Cecil, Johnson
    Brandon Crawford gave the San Francisco Chronicle’s John Shea a rundown of his daily routine, as the Giants shortstop is busy balancing his time with his wife and four young children alongside workouts and engaging in whatever baseball activities he can manage from his house.  On this particular day, for example, Crawford and the Giants’…...2020
  • • Roster for next Red Sox manager will be very different
    The Red Sox don’t have a manager at the moment, but the person who lands the job will oversee a much different roster than the one previous skipper Alex Cora had in 2019. There’s no more Mookie Betts or David Price, both traded to the Dodgers on Tuesday. Nevertheless, the Red Sox have been working to find a replacement for Cora since his ouster a couple weeks ago. Athletics quality control coach M...2020
  • • Kyle Shanahan’s wife won’t let him change hat with tiny logo
    NFL coaches have the ability to get their hands on any piece of team swag imaginable with a simple request to an equipment manager, and that is why it is so puzzling that Kyle Shanahan chooses to wear a hat that looks like it was designed on some bootleg merchandise website. As it turns out, the San Francisco 49ers head coach has continued to wear the hat out of superstition. Just not his own. Sha...2020
  • • Steph Curry nude photos are ‘absolutely’ not real, agent says
    A series of photos that claimed to show Stephen Curry nude were leaked on Friday morning, but the Golden State Warriors and the star's agent deny the images are of him. A Warriors source told Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle that the photos leaked on Twitter are “of course” not of Curry. Alex Raskin of The Daily Mail also says he was told by Curry’s agent that Curry is not the pers...2019
  • • Warriors turning to Stephen Curry’s mom for help with his fouling issues
    2019
  • • Athletics extend Khris Davis through 2021
    Oakland fans have cause to celebrate. The Athletics announced Thursday that they’ve extended designated hitter/outfielder Khris Davis through the 2021 season. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports (via) that Davis will earn $16.75M in each year of the contract, meaning he’ll take home $33.5M in new money over the next two campaigns. Davis, an Octagon client, would have been eligible...2019
  • • California Notes: Giants, Baer, A’s, Lucroy, Angels, Dodgers
    A few items from the Golden State… Giants officials have taken time this weekend to discuss how to proceed with CEO Larry Baer, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle hears. After Baer was involved in a public altercation with his wife on Friday, it’s possible the Giants will have him temporarily give up day-to-day…...2019

Top Francisco Chronicle news

  • • Jason Kidd Says Stephen Curry Is 'This Generation's Jordan'
    2015
  • • Aldon Smith Released by 49ers: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
    2015
  • • Frank Gore Expected to Sign with Eagles: Latest Contract Details and Reaction
    2015
  • • Jump-Shooting Warriors Troll Charles Barkley with Championship Shirts
    2015
  • • Gregg Popovich, Steve Kerr and More NBA Coaches React to David Blatt's Firing
    2016
  • • Raiders Extend Lease at Coliseum: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
    2015
  • • Klay Thompson Injury Update: Warriors Star Out Indefinitely with Concussion
    2015
  • • Golden State Warriors Perfectly Positioned to Take Pole Position in West
    2014
  • • Warriors Set Record for Most 3-Pointers in Half vs. Suns
    2015
  • • Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Training with Barry Bonds at Bay Area Facility
    2015
  • • NBA 3-Point Contest 2015: Date, Updates on Rumored Participants, More
    2015
  • • Warriors' Plane to Houston for Game 3 Delayed 6 Hours Due to Mechanical Issues
    2015
  • • Golden State Warriors' New San Francisco Arena Approved by Board
    2015
  • • Speculation emerges of a 49ers sale
    49ers CEO Jed York may not be holding himself accountability, but the end result would be the same. Scott Ostler of the San Francisco Chronicle, in a lengthy column regarding the state of the 49ers, speculates that the team could be sold by the York family. Ostler pegs Larry Ellison as the potential purchaser. The…...2015

Francisco Chronicle fantasy rankings and news

  • • Fantasy Football Week 17: Final Rankings, Projections, Early Waiver-Wire Tips
    2016
  • • Matt McGloin's Fantasy Outlook After Derek Carr's Injury
    2016
  • • Fantasy Football Week 11 Rankings: Updated Positional Breakdown for Flex and PPR
    2016
  • • Week 10 Fantasy Football Projections: Stat Predictions for Top 100 Players
    2016
  • • Carlos Hyde, Jeremy Kerley, Blaine Gabbert Post-Week 5 Fantasy Advice
    2016
  • • Fantasy Football 2016 Cheat Sheet: Mobile Rankings for Last-Minute Drafters
    2016
  • • Seahawks vs. Raiders: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 Preseason
    2016
  • • Alex Rodriguez's Retirement Announcement Means Bonds Will Keep Home Run Throne
    2016
  • • NFL Free Agents 2016: Top Rumors and Updated Predictions
    2016
  • • Fantasy Football Week 16: Top 50 Players for Flex and PPR Rankings
    2015

Francisco Chronicle schedule, game

  • • Klay Thompson’s Recovery From Achilles Injury on Schedule
    Golden State Warriors star wing Klay Thompson’s recovery from a torn right Achilles tendon he suffered during a mid-November workout is on schedule, the San Francisco Chronicle’s Connor Letourneau reports. The 31-year-old now out of his walking boot and beginning mobility exercises to strengthen his calf muscle. Thompson, a five-time All-Star and three-time NBA champion, […] The ...2021
  • • Stephen Curry vocal on Warriors’ starting lineup struggles
    The Golden State Warriors were blown out by the Utah Jazz on Saturday night, prompting some to question if the Warriors can compete in the Western Conference. Following Saturday night’s lopsided defeat, Curry spoke about Golden State’s starting lineup struggles, via Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle. Steph Curry on the starting lineup's issues: […] The post Ste...2021
  • • Warriors star Draymond Green provides update on his body condition, playing status vs. Bulls
    The Golden State Warriors are scheduled to face the Chicago Bulls on Sunday and it remains to be seen if Draymond Green is able to make his season debut. Ahead of Golden State’s matchup with Chicago, Green provided an update on his status, per Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle. Draymond Green on playing […] The post Warriors star Draymond Green provides update on his bod...2020
  • • Giants Scratch Kevin Gausman From Scheduled Start
    2020
  • • Giants Release Abiatal Avelino; Latest On Drew Smyly
    The Giants have released infielder Abiatal Avelino, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. He had been part of the Giants’ alternate training site. The 25-year-old Avelino – whom San Francisco acquired from the Yankees in a 2018 trade centering on Andrew McCutchen – had brief stints with the Giants in each of the…...2020
  • • Phillies Vote Against Playing Thursday; Athletics-Rangers Also To Be Postponed
    Phillies players have voted against playing their scheduled game versus the Nationals tonight, Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports (via Twitter). ESPN’s Jeff Passan tweets that the Rangers/Athletics game will also be postponed tonight. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle tweeted shortly prior that the A’s were giving strong consideration to opting not…...2020
  • • Athletics Place A.J. Puk On Injured List
    Prized southpaw A.J. Puk is headed to the injured list, as Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle was among those to report via Twitter. He’s said to be dealing with a shoulder malady. While the seriousness remains unknown at this point, this certainly constitutes sub-optimal news for the A’s. Puk is scheduled for a…...2020
  • • Report: PGA Tour, Curry closer to 2021 fall event
    A PGA Tour event hosted by the Warriors' Steph Curry starting in the fall of 2021 took a step closer, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle....2020
  • • REPORT: Warriors’ detailed plan for 2020 top pick, revealed
    The Golden State Warriors are one of the three teams that will have the best odds to get the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft since they had the worst record in the league in 2019-20. With that said, according to Connor Letourneau of The San Francisco Chronicle, the Warriors’ front office […] The post REPORT: Warriors’ detailed plan for 2020 top pick, revealed appeared fi...2020
  • • Giants Option Shaun Anderson, Steven Duggar To Triple-A
    The Giants have optioned right-hander Shaun Anderson and outfielder Steven Duggar to Triple-A Sacramento, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic was among those to report. President of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said neither player positioned himself in spring training to make the Giants’ Opening Day roster, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle relays. The 25-year-old…...2020

Francisco Chronicle rumors, scandals

  • • Beane, Forst, Owens Expected To Return To A’s Front Office In 2021
    Amidst much speculation about the future of the Athletics’ front office, the team’s chief baseball officials (executive VP of baseball operations Billy Beane, GM David Forst, and assistant GM Billy Owens) are expected to continue working in Oakland for the 2021 season, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle writes.  In addition to Slusser’s sources,…...2020
  • • A's filed complaint with MLB over Astros' sign-stealing before public allegations
    Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers received criticism in some circles for going public as the whistleblower in the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal, but it sure looks like there was an attempt to handle things quietly behind the scenes first. A’s manager Bob Melvin and general manager David Forst confirmed Wednesday that the organization filed a complaint with Major League Baseball about the...2020
  • • Steph Curry nude photos are ‘absolutely’ not real, agent says
    2019
  • • Report: Stephen Curry nude photo leak is a hoax
    After social media lit up with alleged nude photos of Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry, it now appears that the photos are a hoax. According to The San Francisco Chronicle, team sources indicated the photo is not of Curry whatsoever. The agent for the three-time NBA champion and two-time NBA MVP also confirmed the photos aren’t of Curry, per The Daily Mail. Not much has gone right f...2019
  • • Raiders to exercise Karl Joseph's option?
    Despite recent speculation to the contrary, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden indicated that the Raiders will exercise the fifth-year option on safety Karl Joseph (Twitter link via Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle). Of course, there’s still plenty of time between now and the May deadline, so things could change. The Raiders were reportedly willing to trade Joseph at last year’s trade deadlin...2019
  • • Buster Posey is done for the season
    The San Francisco Giants are hanging on for dear life. And this isn’t going to help.At 62-64, the playoffs look less and less likely by the day. As it stands, they are 7.5 games out of first in the NL West. More than that, though, are how good all three teams in front of them are. All three of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers are contenders. But the Giants are als...2018
  • • Mychal Thompson: Expect Klay to stay with Warriors long-term
    While Klay Thompson hasn’t publicly revealed much about his long-term plans, his father Mychal Thompson didn’t hesitate to weigh in on his son’s future. As Scott Ostler of The San Francisco Chronicle details, the former Blazer and Laker doesn’t expect Klay to leave the Bay Area anytime soon.“Oh yeah, you can mark it down,” Mychal Thompson told Ostler. “Klay’s going to retire in the Warriors’ unifo...2018
  • • AL West Notes: Athletics, Ohtani, Luhnow, Rangers Infield
    Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle takes an interesting look at the future of the Athletics’ baseball operations and field leadership. She cites “increasing speculation in baseball circles and among those who know the A’s higher-ups” that the existing combination of VP of baseball ops Billy Beane, GM David Forst, and manager Bob Melvin may not…...2018
  • • Report: Future uncertain for Athletics' baseball operations
    Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle takes an interesting look at the future of the Athletics’ baseball operations and field leadership. She cites “increasing speculation in baseball circles and among those who know the A’s higher-ups” that the existing combination of VP of baseball ops Billy Beane, GM David Forst, and manager Bob Melvin may not be maintained past the 2019 campaign. The cl...2018
  • • Steve Kerr hails the Bay Areas sense of inclusion on LGBT Pride Night
    The defending champion Golden State Warriors held LGBT Pride Night at Oracle Arena Wednesday against the Toronto Raptors.More so than any other region in the United States, the Bay Area’s sense of pride when it comes to inclusion is as strong as ever. In fact, the mainstream gay rights movement started in Northern California and continued throughout the rest of the United States decades ago.Never ...2017

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