TIM KAWAKAMI
( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
Kawakami: Warriors coach Steve Kerr -- fire and fun

Golden State Warriors' rookie coach Steve Kerr has a little David Letterman and a little Bill Parcells blended into his personality. 
MARK PURDY
(Gregory Shamus / Getty Images)
Purdy: LeBron James is hard to root against

As Golden State Warriors prepare to face Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals, a Bay Area columnist can't help expressing his admiration for LeBron James. 
M. Thompson II
Thompson: LeBron James 'you too little' comment motivates Warriors' Draymond Green

Draymond Green and LeBron James had a memorable confrontation in 2012 when Golden State Warriors faced Miami Heat 
WARRIORS
(Oakland Soldiers)
LeBron James' basketball rise came through Bay Area

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James will be facing the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, but when he was a teenager, he spent summers playing for the Oakland Soldiers traveling team. 
Raiders
Raider Charles Woodson, Snoop Dogg and other BotttleRock artists become chefs

Sure, Snoop Dogg can roll a joint. But can he roll sushi against Masaharu Morimoto? Oakland Raider Charles Woodson can tackle a ball carrier. But can he tackle World Champ pizza champ Tony Gemignani?  
49ers
(D. ROSS CAMERON)
Super Bowl 50 vows to be the 'most giving' ever.

The local host committee for next year's Super Bowl 50 has already given away millions of donated dollars to local nonprofits working with youth.