Tim Kawakami
( George Bridges )
Kawakami: Putting a positive spin on 49ers, Raiders

It's early, so why not throw out a few gauzy, peppy, probably over-optimistic thoughts on some of the teams' recent activities?
 
Mark Purdy
( JOHN GREEN )
Purdy: If the Giants can just hang in there, overtaking the Dodgers is a good possibility

The Giants have so many injuries, but with players like Madison Bumgarner and Kelby Tomlinson, they could be 'playing for a ring' 
Bud Geracie
( )
Wake of the Week archive: Trouble for local hero 10 years ago

Bud Geracie's archived column from 2004 that takes a sideways look back at the local and national sports scene 
(Photo by Colin E. Braley/Invision/AP)
Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints.