Ray Ratto

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The Lakers had one last game to play on Wednesday night, but Kobe Bryant didn't stay to watch. A vacation in France was more appealing than watching his miserable team.
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Jackie Robinson Day was its usual bittersweet triumph across baseball – triumph because he was, well, Jackie Robinson, and if you don’t know your history, you shouldn’t be allowed to have on

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The best and worst is yet to come, Warriors fans. This is a team that can do all the right things, but a franchise that needs to get comfortable with elite.
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The Vancouver Canucks' season ended on Sunday night, but not before coach John Tortorella ripped the opposing coach and dropped profanity on live TV.
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Chris Culliver. Colin Kaepernick. Aldon Smith. The time has come for Jed York to explain just what his franchise does and does not stand for...
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Well, it looks like we won’t get our dream postseason scenario of having the Warriors and Sharks sharing travel arrangements this coming week.
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Jim Johnson, we hardly knew ye. But we may know ye again sooner than you know. It’s the A’s bullpen, and set roles are for weenies.
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Bud Selig is trying to rewrite history by saying Hank Aaron is the all-time home run leader. Except you can't remove facts, just because you want to, Bud.
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Through eight games the Giants are giving the first hints that this might be their first offense-over-defense team since the Barry Bonds Era.
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Today’s starter is a hardy old perennial – someone schmoozing the hologrammatic John Fisher about selling them the A’s.

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You can dance and sing and cavort all you want about the Giants’ Opening Day Tuesday, but the fact remains that there is something forlorn about the 30th Opening Day of the year.
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Mark Emmert said some preposterous things while standing on top of a gigantic pile of money generated by unpaid and rights-deprived athletes.
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This is about as perfect as perfect gets, two happy storms converging. If the Warriors draw the Clippers and the Sharks get the Kings, prepare yourself for 15 days of L.A. vs. S.F. rivalry.
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This isn’t normally done in the news game because the beast must always be fed, but frankly, nothing of meaning happened today – unless you consider David Letterman’s retirement announcement

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49er NaVorro Bowman tried to look at the up-side when he said the new Bowman rule that allows reviews for his fumble recovery against Seattle “doesn’t fix my knee.” It just sounded harsher t

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