By all measures, the opening anecdote of Farhad Manjoo's current San Francisco Magazine feature, "The Care and Feeding of a Tech Boom," seems magical. It tells the story of Austen Allred, a 23-year-old Mormon entrepreneur who emigrated to San Francisco from the hinterlands of Provo, Utah, to start ... More >>
Initially, the concussion that cost Alex Smith his starting position with the 49ers looked like the result of a textbook Smith play. With a minute and a half left in the first quarter of last month's contest against St. Louis, Smith dropped back to pass, panicked without a second's hesitation when h ... More >>
Infiltrator looks in on a few Christian groups that help misguided souls pray their way out of the gay lifestyle. Right here in the Bay Area.
Aptos statistics geek Roland Beech just might change how the NBA plays -- and you watch -- basketball
The Globetrotters dribble into town
Gurinder Chadha scores with a sporty crowd-pleaser
Meet John Cox, a USF swingman who is a cousin and friend to Kobe -- and quite at home with his own game and his own life
In the middle of another catastrophic season, the Golden State Warriors refuse to face the probability that they're as bad as they seem