Jake is a Princeton University graduate who has written about sports all his life. He worked as a reporter and columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle sports department for 27 years, serving as the beat writer for Stanford men's basketball, Stanford football, Cal men's basketball, Cal football and the Golden State Warriors at one time or another. He has covered nearly everything from the NBA Finals, the NCAA Final Four, BCS national championship game, Rose Bowl and the World Cup. Jake currently writes a weekly college basketball column for the San Francisco Chronicle during the winter and a weekly college football column for the Chronicle during the fall. He also writes capsules on all 68 NCAA Tournament teams that appear in the Chronicle the day the field is announced. Jake also covers college football and basketball games for The Sports Xchange. Jake grew up in eastern Pennsylvania, but has spent most of his adult life in the San Francisco Bay Area. He currently lives in Berkeley, Calif.

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  • Rosamond - Ros.M. Dopwell posted 1225 days ago

    Rosamond  - Ros.M. Dopwell

    I love the terse wry humour!

  • Dejan Spasojevic posted 1643 days ago

    Dejan Spasojevic

    No Nadal/Djokovic in top 10 rivalries? I think you need to do a re-write. It is more evenly matched than Fedal, and it is the most physical rivalry in history, its a rivalry that demonstrates athleticism at its finest.