Kawakami: Harbaugh puts 'relentlessly' positive spin on 49ers
07/24/2014 09:52 PM PDT
Jim Harbaugh opens his fourth 49ers training camp with his team confronting several issues, but he insists on taking a positive outlook.
Kawakami: Tony Dungy in tricky spot with Michael Sam comments
07/22/2014 10:28 PM PDT - Tony Dungy's comments on gay Rams rookie Michael Sam show that talent is ultimate factor in teams taking on potential controversial situations
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
Tim Kawakami's Talking Points Blog
The DJ Hayden reality: Out of sight, out of the picture... If he ever produces for the Raiders, it ll be an unexpected bonus
Want to be clear: I'm not in Napa with the Raiders now and I won't be up there for a little while; it's just how the schedule always seems to work--I go to 49ers camp early on in late-July, then get to the Raiders in August.
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
Flora Grubb: What makes a landscape award-worthy
Flora Grubb of the chic San Francisco nursery Flora Grubb Gardens was tapped to help choose the five Best Professional Landscape finalists in this year's national online Considered Design Awards competition, presented by Remodelista.com (for interiors) and by Gardenista.com (for outdoor designs). Here Grubb shares ideas on winning landscapes, and we meet this category's three Bay Area competition finalists.