Last season, we channeled our inner Mr. Blackwells and critiqued the uniforms worn during the initial year of the San Francisco-based Women's Professional Soccer league. This year, the league asked us to do it again -- no joke. So, what the hell. We're getting the band back together! Everybody ... More >>
Aaaah! My eyes! They burn! It was Billy Crystal's Fernando Lamas character who made a catchphrase out of "It is better to look good than to feel good. (of course you remember this character! He's the "You look mah-velous" guy.). Along similar lines, former Mexican National Team goalkeeper Jorge C ... More >>
Joe EskenaziQuarterback Dion Pickett, formerly of College of San Mateo, drops back to pass at a Bay Area Buccaneers practice in San Francisco's Hamilton SquareFrom a distance you could hear them laughing and shouting -- a bunch of kids playing football in the park. But with every step closer to Hami ... More >>
Dennis Green, who built up a stellar career as a San Francisco 49ers assistant coach, then the head man at Stanford and with the Minnesota Vikings -- only to have much of his reputation obscured when he delivered the most unintentionally hilarious postgame football rant in modern times (above) -- ... More >>
Both of these teams have been bandied about as potential L.A. franchisesMost San Franciscans know City of Industry as the oddly named Los Angeles suburb where we send the monthly checks for our Capital One cards. But, in the near future, we may be sending them something else -- the 49ers. If anyone ... More >>
Over the weekend, Scott Linehan, the 49ers' preferred choice to coordinate the team's once-proud (read: Not so proud anymore) offense surprised the team by offering the thanks-but-no-thanks. Turning down the job was an eyebrow-raiser -- but not so much as the excuse he offered: "The timing isn't rig ... More >>
Could a fat, naked, and belligerent Elvis impersonator be the Bay Area's most entertaining performance artist?
They're S.F.'s new pro football team. They've got second-rate players, an untested product, and a concept with a history of failure. But that's OK -- they have a great marketing plan.