Sunday’s Brady-Rodgers matchup also stirs cool memories for several long-ago high school players, who faced the quarterbacks before they reached the big stage. Brady and Rodgers were not acclaimed prospects — Rodgers attended junior college before Cal and Brady famously was a sixth-round choice out of Michigan in the 2000 NFL draft — but they made lasting impressions with poise and passing accuracy seldom seen in teenagers. … [Read more...] about Long before the NFL, Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers left NorCal foes in awe
Fourth quarter comeback wins
But football was a big part of Chryst’s upbringing. His father, Geep Chryst, is the 49ers’ offensive coordinator. His uncle, Paul Chryst, is head coach at Wisconsin. His mother, Shelley, is a former pro volleyball player. Chryst threw for 7,326 yards and 85 touchdowns at Palo Alto High School under the tutelage of then-head coach Earl Hansen and quarterbacks coach Steve Bono (the ex-49er), before moving across the street to the Farm. … [Read more...] about Is Keller Chryst the next great Stanford QB?
Q4 accounted for 15 percent of all attacks observed in 2020, compared to Q3's 48 percent. In fact, the total number of attacks that took place during the fourth quarter of last year was less than than the number of attacks seen in September alone by 60 percent. As is usually the case during the holiday season, December was the busiest month for attackers during Q4. … [Read more...] about DDoS attacks trending larger and more persistent
Poor defensive switching, lazy reaching and hero swiping after getting beat reached a season high against one’s of the league’s worst offensive teams Thursday. The Warriors committed four fouls in the first 55 seconds of the fourth quarter - a sequence that even prompted a technical foul from one of the nicest guys in the NBA, Kent Bazemore. … [Read more...] about Warriors in foul mood after sending Knicks to free-throw line 41 times
“He’s 26, he has great stuff, and he’s smart and crafty to go with it. I’d put him up against any pitcher in the game in terms of athleticism and competitiveness. He took a huge step forward and put himself on the map as a Cy Young finalist. Is he primed to be among the best? He already is.” … [Read more...] about A’s Sonny Gray is among the best — and getting better
She wasn’t. And now Vollmer, who won the 100-meter butterfly at the winter national championships this month, looks like a strong bet to make her third Olympic team and compete in Rio de Janeiro in August. And if that comes to pass, she’ll certainly be one of the athletes for Bay Area sports fans to watch in 2016. … [Read more...] about Olympian Dana Vollmer back in pool and aiming for Rio