1. 2011 NFL Draft: San Francisco 49ers Must Avoid Repeating the 2005 Draft Debacle

    It is far from a news flash that the San Francisco 49ers have deep problems at quarterback. Only David Carr is currently under contract, and his performance in the second half of a ...

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  2. San Jose Sharks Stumble Into All-Star Break With Shootout Loss in LA

    The great Wayne Gretzky once said, "100% of the shots we don't take don't go in." As the NHL celebrated the Great One's 50th birthday on Wednesday, the San Jose Sharks could ...

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  3. San Francisco 49ers: What Will Jim Harbaugh's West Coast Offense Look Like?

    There are many among the local media and other self-purported experts who claim that the evidence is mounting that new San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh plans to continue the team's long-standing commitment to a run-first offense ...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 4 years ago 6,393 reads 43 comments

  4. San Jose Sharks Streaking in the Right Direction As All-Star Break Approaches

    Just before the San Jose Sharks broke their season-high losing streak and began a stretch of games that has seen them tie their season-high win streak at four games (the second ...

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  5. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: San Francisco 49ers First-Round Study Guide

    Only two weeks after the 49ers ended a fairly accelerated coaching search , new head coach Jim Harbaugh has basically completed his coaching staff and the team can now prepare for the first draft of the Jim Harbaugh Era...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 4 years ago 15,053 reads 149 comments

  6. San Jose Sharks: Tuesday Hodgepodge of Activity Follows Key Win in Phoenix

    The San Jose Sharks celebrated the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday by beating the division rival Phoenix Coyotes 4-2 in what was Patrick Marleau's 1,000th career game...

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  7. San Jose Sharks: As Frustration Mounts, Will Change Do Them Good?

    The San Jose Sharks are caught in a vicious cycle of frustration and disappointing results. The Sharks have lost six straight games for the first time all year and six straight home games for the first time in 14 years...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 4 years ago 614 reads 12 comments

  8. Asomugha-Amukamara "Double-A Defense" the Answer for 49ers Secondary?

    Shortly after San Francisco 49ers President and CEO Jed York consummated his very public "bromance" with Jim Harbaugh by signing the former Stanford head coach as the 18th head coach ...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 4 years ago 12,936 reads 66 comments

  9. San Jose Sharks Drop Fourth Straight as Lady Luck Runs Out

    A more fitting coincidence there never was. I was driving home from Las Vegas, listening to the San Jose Sharks radio broadcast as Dan Rusanowsky and Jamie Baker ably wrapped up ...

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  10. Jim Harbaugh's Signing Marks a Critical Opportunity for the 49ers This Offseason

    San Francisco 49ers President and primary ownership representative Jed York has finally proven a man of his word this offseason...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 4 years ago 3,398 reads 2 comments

  11. Andrew Luck Returns To Stanford: 49ers Out of Luck for the 2011 Draft?

    Just as predicted, Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck was the first player to come off the board of the 2011 NFL Draft...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 4 years ago 1,731 reads 16 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers Courtship of Jim Harbaugh: How Wise Is Their Approach?

    In the fast-changing world of the NFL, when you see something you want, you need to snag it up quickly. The San Francisco 49ers have certainly taken that to heart...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 4 years ago 1,238 reads 13 comments

  13. Matt Leinart to San Francisco 49ers: A Chance To Right a Draft Day Gone Wrong?

    Much has been made of the San Francisco 49ers' draft day blunder in 2005. Back in April 2005, the 49ers were still reeling from a 2-14 2004 regular season, which tied a franchise mark for futility as they prepared for the draft holding the No...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 4 years ago 6,205 reads 33 comments

  14. San Jose Sharks' 3rd Period Woes Are Back with a Vengeance

    Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, the San Jose Sharks suffered back-to-back disappointing road losses to the Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars as they watched two-goal leads disappear in the third period of each game, only to lose in overtime...

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  15. San Francisco 49ers Face Perfect Storm on Orange Bowl Monday

    As if the hollow victory of thumping the Arizona Cardinals in Week 17 were not difficult enough to swallow for a San Francisco 49ers team fresh off the dismissal of another failed ...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 4 years ago 2,409 reads 31 comments

  16. Think Again: Five Coaches the 49ers DON'T Want To Replace Mike Singletary

    Since the San Francisco 49ers started the 2010 season in disappointing fashion, fans and self-purported experts alike have been calling for the head of former head coach Mike Singletary ...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 4 years ago 9,928 reads 59 comments

  17. San Francisco 49ers: How Best To Build for the Future

    Despite an historically poor field of competition in the NFC West, the San Francisco 49ers were unable to prove their young team president right when he predicted even after an 0-5 start that the 49ers would win the 2010 NFC West title...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 4 years ago 1,882 reads 29 comments

  18. San Jose Sharks Finally Win Four in a Row Despite “LOCO” Being MIA

    The San Jose Sharks had not won four consecutive games all season. Furthermore, Logan Couture had been the primary source of offense of late, logging 10 goals in his last 11 games...

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  19. San Jose Sharks: Why Calder Voters Will Go "Loco" for Logan Couture

    The San Jose Sharks have had an up-and-down start to the 2010-11 season. The same cannot be said, however, for rookie center Logan Couture. Couture has been red-hot and seems only to improve with time...

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  20. 49ers' Jekyll and Hyde Act Proving Exactly What's Wrong With Today's NFL

    The 2010 incarnation of the San Francisco 49ers could be considered one of the most dysfunctional and under-performing squads in the proud history of the franchise...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about almost 5 years ago 1,476 reads 21 comments

  21. San Jose Sharks' Antti Niemi Getting His Season Turned Around?

    Apparently San Jose Sharks' goaltender Antti Niemi missed the Chicago Blackhawks more than anyone understood...

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  22. Alex Smith Breaks 49ers Fans' Hearts Again by Extending Playoff Hopes

    As Chris Berman is fond of saying, "That's why they play the game." After watching the San Francisco 49ers waltz past the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday by a final score 40-21, ...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about 4 years ago 1,657 reads 12 comments

  23. San Jose Sharks: Road Heroics Mask Deeper Issues for Team Teal

    The San Jose Sharks completed their first extended road trip of the season on Thursday night: five games with stops in Ottawa, Montreal, Detroit, Philadelphia and Buffalo...

    Patrick Goulding II Written by Patrick Goulding II about 4 years ago 1,412 reads 24 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers: Looking to the Future at QB and RB

    The ultimate outcome of the tumultuous 2010 season for the San Francisco 49ers remains to be seen. Their improbable playoff hopes likely took a hit Monday, with strong indications ...

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  25. San Francisco 49ers Lose as Expected to the Packers, But Still Have Hope

    Something very strange and very rare happened in Sunday afternoon's game at Lambeau Field: exactly what was supposed to happen...

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