Ray Ratto

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Jim Harbaugh must be enjoying the world spinning about his hive right now, guessing what hes thinking.

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Jim Harbaugh has led a Renaissance for Stanford football. But his Cardinal work is done after the Orange Bowl, as greener pastures await.

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You may be surprised about the outcome if you choose, but leaving room for wonderment at the precision and control the Cardinal exhibited is also required.

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While all the speculation of the next few weeks or months will surround the next head coach of the 49ers, the million-pound elephant is at the other side of the desk, and it always has been.

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Two years ago, it was the attitude that kept the 49ers down, which is why Mike Singletary was the perfect hire for a few months. Now it is tactical competence, which is why Singletary is the perfect fire.

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After a big win over the Broncos, Tom Cable must wonder whether Al Davis is happy with the 5-0 division record or disappointed in the wins that got away.

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Never has a high school coach in California been so dominant on the state-wide level. That's only the half of it. In the annals of great Bay Area coaches, De La Salle's Bob Ladouceur stands as tall as any.
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Were still in the early stages here, and Oakland could end up mangling the pooch yet again. But for the moment, the As may have a new reason to slap Oakland on the front of the jerseys again.

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The Phils got beat in the NLCS by The Battling You-Know-Whos, so what do they go out and do? Attempt to close the Bumgarner gap.

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In the corrupt world of college football, penciling in Andrew Luck over Cam Newton because of his father's moral compass is nothing more than throwing your vote away.

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Will the San Jose SaberCats be the next Bay Area team to win a championship? Senior Insider Ray Ratto thinks so. Read more insights from Ray in his weekly chat transcript.

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The Sharks showed they can skate a little when they dismantled the Red Wings Monday, but a Wednesday trip to Philly will tell if Team Teal has found that elusive sustained rhythm.

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Antti Niemi will start his third consecutive game for the Sharks, based according to Todd McLellan on his knowledge of the boards and glass at Joe Louis Arena.

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With the conference championships in the books, Senior Insider Ray Ratto establishes a new number one and two in his final regular season rankings.

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In trying to remedy the Sharks' disappointing start, Todd McLellan has Patrick Marleau wearing a sweater he hasn't donned in quite some time. What does it mean?

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