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Tiger Woods misses cut at Riviera

Tiger Woods waited 12 years to get back to Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. He lasted only two days. Woods had three straight bogeys early on the back nine Friday and didn’t play well enough to [Read entire story]

Warriors’ 4 All-Stars try not to overload themselves in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Intent on maximizing his first All-Star Weekend two years ago, Warriors forward Draymond Green seldom said no. Those four days in Toronto were a blur of promotional events, photo shoots, media [Read entire story]

Kevin Durant calls Laura Ingraham’s commentary ‘racist’

LOS ANGELES — Speaking at an NBA Cares event Friday at All-Star Weekend, Warriors forward Kevin Durant took issue with a recent Fox News segment in which host Laura Ingraham called for Durant and LeBron James to [Read entire story]

Giants not ready to leap into Tim Lincecum pursuit

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tim Lincecum has gotten buff, his fastball touched 93 mph during a showcase for teams in Seattle on Thursday, and at 33 he is motivated to return to the majors in a second attempted comeback. [Read entire story]

Jimmy G’s contract includes clause related to NFC title game appearance

I’d be down with Jimmy G hitting on this clause. The San Francisco 49ers are turning over a huge chunk of change to Jimmy Garoppolo with his new contract, and there will be analysis of the details for much of the [Read entire story]

Giants plan to ease vets into Cactus League, play more prospects

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — This year’s compressed spring training, the result of scheduling changes in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, is good news for prospects such as outfielders Steven Duggar, Austin Slater and [Read entire story]

DeForest Buckner’s next contract is a ways off, but it will be big

The 49ers second year defensive tackle made his debut on PFF’s Top 101, and is likely only going to rise next year. The San Francisco 49ers did not have a lot of players show up in Pro Football Focus’ Top 101 [Read entire story]

La Canfora tosses out some cornerback rumors for free agency, trades

He spoke with an executive to get his thoughts on all 32 teams. Three of these rumors are not surprising, but one is a wild card. The 2018 NFL Combine is just under two weeks away, and the rumor mill is starting to heat [Read entire story]

A look back at Bill Barnwell’s 5 suggestions for the 2017 49ers

The 49ers were aggressive in some ways and patient in others. Here’s how Bill Barnwell’s suggestions panned out. Earlier this week, ESPN’s Bill Barnwell wrapped up his annual series where he offers five suggestions [Read entire story]

Kevin Durant: ‘Our team, as a country, is not run by a great coach’

LOS ANGELES — Speaking with ESPN’s Cari Champion in a segment taped for UNINTERRUPTED in January, Warriors forward Kevin Durant and Cavaliers forward LeBron James were both highly critical of President Donald [Read entire story]

One analyst sees potential top-10 offense with this WR addition

The 49ers could use someone to further open up the deep ball. One NFL.com analyst offered a suggestion. The San Francisco 49ers offense took a big step forward the final five games of the season with Jimmy Garoppolo at [Read entire story]

With Daniel Kilgore signed, do the 49ers need a center in free agency?

We review the 49ers’ center position from 2017. What approach do they take following Daniel Kilgore’s contract. Before the start of the NFL free agency period, we’re going to look at various positions on the San [Read entire story]

Armstead’s switch to the edge could net him a higher fifth year option salary

The 49ers have a decision to make by May 3rd with regard to Arik Armstead. The San Francisco 49ers have until May 3 to decide if they want to exercise the fifth-year option on Arik Armstead‘s rookie contract. He is [Read entire story]

Top 5 LB Prospects + sleepers before the 2018 NFL Combine

Taking a quick look at the top linebacker prospects as they project prior to the NFL Combine As a whole the San Francisco 49ers have a lot of questions surrounding their linebacker group going into next season. Having [Read entire story]

Charley Casserly mock draft has surprise top 5 pick

This would drop some intriguing talent to the 49ers. The draft analysis crew at NFL.com is slowly getting ready for the upcoming Combine, and that includes the arrival of a host of 2018 NFL mock drafts. The latest comes [Read entire story]

Golden Nuggets: Is Solomon Thomas an outside pass rusher

San Francisco 49ers links for Friday February 16, 2017 I posted a couple of links below to articles on Solomon Thomas having a hard time as an outside pass rusher in the NFL. I personally think he can make the [Read entire story]

USF tops No. 15 St. Mary’s two weeks after being routed by Gaels

USF enjoyed a signature win under Kyle Smith on Thursday night, and suddenly St. Mary’s NCAA Tournament outlook has gone from a certainty to something less than that. Two weeks after losing to St. [Read entire story]

Sharks’ Brent Burns has goal, assist in win over Canucks

All Brent Burns needed to do was move back to defense and he was, well, Brent Burns again. The Norris Trophy defenseman shook off an unproductive first period while playing forward and, after returning [Read entire story]

College players lead U.S. men’s hockey team to important win

Ryan Donato scored two power-play goals and Troy Terry dominated with his speed as college players led the United States to an important 2-1 victory over Slovakia on Friday at the Olympics. Donato, who [Read entire story]

Vegas’ Karlsson scores 30th goal in win over Edmonton

Vegas’ William Karlsson got the 100th point of his career with his 30th goal of the season as the host Golden Knights beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Thursday night. Ryan Carpenter, Jonathan [Read entire story]