1. Golden Hate: Michael Crabtree, Richard Seymour First Humans to Dislike Bay Area

    San Francisco's reputation as the only city on the planet that nobody dislikes was officially called into question this afternoon, effectively ending a 160-year streak of general popularity...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about almost 5 years ago 5,308 reads 24 comments

  2. Sam Bradford Injury: The "Told You So" We Never Wanted

    This is the exact scenario that many people — myself included — hoped and prayed would never come to pass...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about almost 5 years ago 1,321 reads 11 comments

  3. UFC 102: Randy Couture Overshadows Disappointments by Demian Maia, Chris Leben

    Demian Maia, I hope you're happy. You made me and all of my beginning jiu jitsu classmates cry. Heading into the main event, UFC 102 was dangerously close to becoming the most underwhelming evening in the history of the octagon...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about almost 5 years ago 1,079 reads 15 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers: The Draft Experts Are Wrong!

    Based upon the "consensus" view from the so-called draft experts, the San Francisco 49ers continued their losing ways by executing poorly in this year's draft...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about 5 years ago 1,020 reads 8 comments

  5. Bailout, Stimulus, and Economic Recovery: The Sports Version

    Given that our Treasury Secretary is out of ideas for how to magically erase trillions of dollars in toxic financial assets, it's time that we bring fresh blood into this bailout...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 5 years ago 168 reads 2 comments

  6. Michael Phelps a Victim of Inexcusable Media Junk Reporting

    The Michael Phelps controversy is not a trivial one. It is not a joke, nor is it a big deal. It's not disappointing, and it's not something that inspires pride.The Michael Phelps controversy isn't anything...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 5 years ago 306 reads 3 comments

  7. Inauguration Special: Greatest Speeches In Sports' History

    On Tuesday afternoon, Americans will be treated to a speech that will set the tone for the next four year's of our nation's leadership...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 5 years ago 2,169 reads 5 comments

  8. Tony Dungy Worship Has Gone Too Far

    This is the second time in as many years that I have had to write this article. And, hopefully, I will not have to write it again. But given how irrational the mainstream media acts when they discuss Tony Dungy, it's hard to know for sure...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 5 years ago 1,259 reads 57 comments

  9. Peyton Manning's MVP Sham: Players Who Deserved It More

    I'm not going to write an elegant argument for why Peyton Manning's selection as MVP is a sham. Rather, I would l like to create an argument in favor of several other men — deserving men...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 5 years ago 659 reads 14 comments

  10. Sean Avery Was Right About The NHL, and They Know It

    Sean Avery is right about a lot of things, and the NHL knows it. It's ironic that he plays for a team called the "Stars", because the NHL has proven itself totally incapable of creating anything resembling a true household name...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 5 years ago 952 reads 25 comments

  11. If Barack Obama's Cabinet Were Full of Athletes

    Over the coming weeks, President-Elect Obama has been putting together his team of rivals to lead our nation. But what if he were to undertake this critical process with a slight caveat: Only professional athletes are eligible to hold office...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 5 years ago 331 reads 7 comments

  12. American League MVP: Top 10 Candidates

    Few years have seen a race that is this wide open. The 2008 American League MVP race has no fewer than ten solid candidates, and nobody has the slightest clue who the "real favorite" is going to be...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 5 years ago 1,010 reads 25 comments

  13. Decade's Best: Ten Athletes to Build a Team Around

    Let's face it — being the GM of our favorite team would be the ultimate dream job. But with great power comes great responsibility, and one of the most difficult challenges any GM faces is to actually build a coherent team...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 5 years ago 2,327 reads 53 comments

  14. Charlie Weis Injury: Are People Really Laughing About This?

    Let me begin by saying that I find nothing funny about petty slapstick humor. Sure, I thought that the movie Home Alone was great, but that was back when I was a child who had never set foot in a hospital...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about almost 6 years ago 2,624 reads 19 comments

  15. Alicia Sacramone: The Gymnast of My Dreams

    UPDATE: My enthusiasm has not diminished whatsoever after the finals of the Team Competition tonight. Alicia has one silver medal more than anyone else I know, and she was the only girl on the floor who came across as human...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about almost 6 years ago 17,571 reads 108 comments

  16. San Jose Sharks: Transcript of Ron Wilson's Speech!

    The San Jose Sharks forced a sixth game in their series against Dallas after a stunning third-period comeback and beautiful overtime winner. Many fans must be wondering what exactly Ron Wilson said in the locker room between periods...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about 6 years ago 1,139 reads 6 comments

  17. The Single Worst Hockey Game In San Jose Sharks History

    Congratulations, everyone!It doesn't matter how old you are, or how long you have followed the San Jose Sharks. Whether you had season tickets at the Cow Palace or only jumped on the bandwagon after their 20-game streak, one thing remains the same...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about 6 years ago 981 reads 3 comments

  18. The San Jose Sharks Have Never Looked Better

    Two weeks ago, I thought that the Sharks MIGHT have a better chance than any other team to win the Stanley Cup.Now I think that they DEFINITELY deserve the title of "Team to Beat...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about 6 years ago 726 reads 2 comments

  19. Olympic Torch Protesters in San Francisco Are Deplorable

    The picture above is one that I took on the way back from lunch. Here at the Bleacher Report corporate office, we are being overwhelmed by the sound of sirens, protestors, and helicopters...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 6 years ago 1,293 reads 34 comments

  20. April Fools! (You Gullible Readers...)

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 6 years ago 773 reads 24 comments

  21. NHL Hart Trophy Decision: Look East, Young Man

    It's a shame for Russia that we're a full two years removed from another Winter Olympics. Because the way things look right now, they would be unstoppable...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 6 years ago 769 reads 0 comments

  22. Bleacher Report and the Beautiful Game: What's In a Name? (UPDATED)

    Dear Bleacher Report Users,Thanks for all the feedback on what to call our section to more accurately reflect the sport.It seems that people liked the name "World Football", but that everyone agreed it would look clumsy in the header bar...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 6 years ago 1,219 reads 31 comments

  23. Dear Mainstream Media...Please Stop Patronizing Tony Dungy

    Please stop patronizing Tony Dungy. Please stop acting as though the NFL would hold a moment of silence were the man to retire in sunny Florida, spend more time with his family, or pursue other interests...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 6 years ago 1,214 reads 7 comments

  24. BCS Playoffs? I'm Just Hoping for a Pac-10 Championship...

    Alright, now that the "Big Game" is finally over, we can spend time between now and the NFL Draft talking about how this is finally the year in which fans get fed up with all of this BCS nonsense...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 6 years ago 909 reads 10 comments

  25. Mike Nolan's Demotion: The Worst of Both Worlds

    If you're a die-hard Niner fan, then you probably spent much of New Year's Day checking your favorite news sources in order to get the latest rumors about Mike Nolan and his unpredictable fate...

    Bryan Goldberg Written by Bryan Goldberg about over 6 years ago 823 reads 1 comments