Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Janikowski, nearing 40, says he's not done yet

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: After 18 years with the Raiders, Sebastian Janikowski recently got his walking papers but says he'll try to hook on with another team. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Janikowski-Says-Hes-Not-Done-Yet-474849783.html

49ers have their eyes on Oklahoma State WR

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: A tall Oklahoma State receiver may be on the 49ers' radar in the middle rounds of the draft. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-May-Have-Eyes-on-Big-Oklahoma-State-Receiver-474855573.html

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

New coach Gruden asking more of Lynch

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Jon Gruden says he likes Marshawn Lynch, but is asking him to give more, especially in regard to fitness. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Gruden-Says-He-Wants--474725553.html

49ers need a corner, but believe in Witherspoon

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: The 49ers' need for cornerback help in free agency or the draft doesn't mean they don't believe Ahkello Witherspoon is already set at one spot. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-Seek-a-Cornerback-to-Pair-With-Witherspoon-474718603.html

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Jon Gruden says to bring on the haters

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: New head coach Jon Gruden is eager to quiet any lurking critics by working and winning. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Raiders-Gruden-is-Grinding-Ready-for-the-Haters-474597523.html

No team is more attractive to free agents than 49ers

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: 49ers are ranked No. 1 as a destination for this year's prime free agents. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-Will-be-Attractive-Team-for-Free-Agents-474589913.html

This nonstop nonagenarian, a World War II vet, gets exercise every day and works with a personal trainer

At 96, Ray Bagley says he's "hit the jackpot." He survived the Depression, worked in the CCCs and was a Navy Corpsman in the South Pacific during World War II, wounded on Saipan. Now he's still going strong and is as fit as some folks in their 50s and 60s. My story on Bagley for the Union-Tribune Health section: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/lifestyle/sd-he-ray-bagley-20180219-story.html

Friday, February 16, 2018

Irvin not certain Raiders want to keep him

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Linebacker Bruce Irvin wants to remain a Raider, but the team apparently is looking at several players -- including Irvin -- to release to save salary-cap space. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Irvin-Not-Certain-About-HIs-Future-With-Raiders-474301953.html

49ers brass working to retain several players

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: With free agency looming in March, the 49ers are hoping to work out contract extensions with several of their own players. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-Focusing-on-Signing-Own-Potential-Free-Agents-474298023.html

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Raiders' 2018 schedule will be one of NFL's easiest

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Oakland's schedule will be much easier in 2018 than it was in 2017. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Raiders-Scheduled-for-2018-Ranks-Among-NFLs-Easiest-474062163.html

Niners' Buckner sees reputation rising

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner hasn't gone unnoticed by NFL scouts, analysts. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Buckners-Stock-Continues-to-Rise-474058783.html

Would Gruden give Manziel a shot?

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Jon Gruden always has been a fan of QB Johnny Manziel, who now wants to make a comeback. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Would-Gruden-Want-Johnny-Manziel-473932943.html

49ers may pursue ex-Raider Amerson

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: After being released by Oakland, cornerback David Amerson has several teams interested in his services, including the 49ers. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-Reported-to-Have-Interest-in-David-Amerson-473928503.html

Monday, February 12, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Pleasant surprise Marsh has re-signed with 49ers

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Defensive end and special teams standout Cassius Marsh aced his 2017 audition and has been re-signed for two years. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Niners-Re-Sign-473383613.html

Even in a down year, Khalil Mack was special

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Even in a down year, Khalil Mack is judged to be one of the NFL's most dynamic players. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Even-in-a-Down-Year-Raiders-Mack-is-Among-NFLs-Best-473390853.html

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

At 30, Nicole Crane has a healthy interest in daily workouts and a clean diet

Nicole Crane has been intent on living a healthy, active life since she was about 10. Now 30, Crane gets some type of different exercise every day. My story for the Union-Tribune Health section: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/lifestyle/sd-he-active-crane-20180205-story.html

Oddsmakers like 49ers' Super Bowl chances

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Vegas sports books have put the 49ers in the upper third of teams in early odds for the 53rd Super Bowl in 2019.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

If Barkley's available, 49ers might take him

Daily 49ers blog for NBC Bay Area website: Though running back isn't No. 1 on the priority list, if Saquon Barkley of Penn State should fall to the 49ers' slot, it would be hard for them not to take him. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Would-49ers-Use-Top-Pick-on-Penn-States-Barkley-472160053.html

Cooper bulked up, then seemed to slow down

Daily Raiders blog for NBC Bay Area website: Did Amari Cooper slow himself down by bulking up before 2017?https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Wayne-Raiders-Cooper-Appeared-Slower-in-2017-472166653.html