( Nhat V. Meyer )
Kawakami: Kaepernick at his worst in game 49ers should have won

Colin Kaepernick was everything a San Francisco 49ers quarterback isn't supposed to be, and was the biggest reason for Sunday's 28-20 loss to the Chicago Bears. 
(Jim Gensheimer)
Purdy: Wild times ahead for A's and Giants

The 49ers will survive their collapse against Chicago just fine, assuming quarterback Colin Kaepernick has no three-pick hangover. 
M. Thompson II
Thompson: Jim Harbaugh facing greatest challenge

As the 'Sunday Night Football' loss to the Chicago Bears showed, the 49ers have problems on the field too
Warriors' Brandon Rush happy to be back

Brandon Rush, who helped the Golden State Warriors off the bench in the 2011-12 season, is glad to be back with the NBA team in a similar role for new coach Steve Kerr. 
Raiders run defense not getting it done

The Oakland Raiders remade their defense, but the results haven't been there, as the Raiders rank last in the NFL against the run. 
( Ralph Freso )
San Francisco Giants edge Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 as Jake Peavy tosses another gem

Jake Peavy continues to lift the Giants, who win to pull within three games of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the N.L. West. 
49ers get good news on Davis, McDonald; Hunter s rehab going well

TheĀ 49ers received a huge dose of good news Tuesday with word that the injuries suffered by tight ends Vernon Davis and Vance McDonald against the Bears weren t too severe. 
NHL: San Jose Sharks, five questions for camp

Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau, Antti Niemi and Brent Burns at center of on-ice issues, but Todd McLellan and Doug Wilson have things of their own to solve