In a photo provided by the Warriors, Thompson and Rocco can be seen sitting next to one another while Thompson signed a deal that would keep him in the Bay Area through 2024. The shooting guard can also be seen wearing a brace on his left knee as a result of the torn ACL he suffered in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. … [Read more...] about Klay Thompson signs new Warriors contract with Rocco at his side
The North Complex Fire roared through the small mountain town early last week, leaving death and destruction behind. The 12 fatalities confirmed Saturday, two identified from Berry Creek, were the result of a confluence of factors, according to locals. Strong winds pushed the fire straight toward the town, leaving little chance for warning. A planned shut-off by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. left some residents without TV or internet in an area where cell phone service is spotty. … [Read more...] about Bay Briefing: Finally, ‘some hope’ that smoky air will start to clear
“Basically, I’ve given up my whole life — like never spending a night at a friend’s house because I have a game in the morning, all the practices, going through cone drills, everything — it would just be thrown away,” Cowell said. “So I was just like, ‘OK, I’ll stick with it, a couple more years and we’ll see what happens.’” … [Read more...] about Cade Cowell, 16, is Earthquakes’ youngest goal scorer ever. How did he get here?
And what will the 49ers do at quarterback? Colin Kaepernick has not magically become the player he was in 2013 and might not be the right quarterback to mentor a rookie. The class of potential rookie quarterbacks is flawed. Like so many bad teams of the past, the 49ers will be forced to take a quarterback in what may be a lousy year for quarterbacks. That’s the price of failing to draft a quarterback for so many years. … [Read more...] about Santa Clara feud keeps 49ers spiraling down
“One thing that Fidel Castro did do,” Kaepernick said, “is they have the highest literacy rate because they invest more in their education system than they do in their prison system, which we do not do here, even though we’re fully capable of doing that.” … [Read more...] about 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick pressed on perceived support of Fidel Castro