Ray Ratto

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With the untimely firing of his head coach, Vivek Ranadive ceremoniously welcomed himself into exclusive fraternity of Bay Area owners.
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The Kings needed stability more than anything else to go into their new era downtown, and tossed it off because a good start for a bad team wasn’t considered sustainable...
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That damned Steve Kerr is tanking! He just admitted it!

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It's highly unlikely Jim Harbaugh returns to the 49ers and finishes out his contract. It's a shame. Let’s get the final year we were all promised...
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To those who think the Los Angeles Lakers aren’t tanking (or shouldn’t tank, Magic Johnson), Kobe Bryant’s ongoing and largely hilarious and counterproductive rant at his teammates and general man

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Just a question to open your day: How many times a day do you think Steve Kerr hits his knees and thanks the deity that killed Cain and crushed Samson that he didn’t take the New York Knicks job.

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So Jon Lester had a chance to be part of something, well, orange-y, and passed to be a Cub of all things, which is causing many Giant fans to do what they did when Pablo Sandoval signed with Bosto

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No one should be surprised by Billy Beane's latest trades - it's what he does. And it will keep happening because the A's are a cyclical crop.
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It’s good to see that so many people, in sports and out, are having trouble breathing these days, if you know what I mean, and you damned well should.

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There's no denying that Stephen Curry is one of the faces of the NBA, not after the recent chiding of his boss' boss --- owner Joe Lacob.
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The 49ers have hit the wall, postseasonally speaking, because Jim Harbaugh rubbed Jed York the wrong way and vice versa.
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Donald Penn’s touchdown Sunday sparked the Raiders on their happy dance over the 49ers, but he scored last year in Tampa Bay and three years ago against San Francisco too.

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The 49ers have chosen the most important time of this season to play their most listless and least effective football of the new decade, and barring a series of miracles, they really are yesterday’s news...
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With the NCAA football season wrapping up, Ray Ratto says forget the Final Four. Here are the he-men and he-undecideds who deserve our attention.
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Greg Roman, who is up to his eyelids in fan love as the 49ers’ offensive coordinator, helped explain Colin Kaepernick’s mood.

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