The Giants’ season-ending loss in Game 4 of the NLDS spoke to the inconsistency of their bullpen this season and foreshadowed what is likely to be a winter of change for a group that has been such a constant under manager Bruce Bochy.
“The personal stuff is great,” Giants third baseman Connor Gillaspie says. “But I think what made any of my hits matter were big hits that allowed us to keep playing. ... I’d have traded all of it to still be playing.”
The Chicago Cubs still have a long way to go to get out from under the Curse of the Billy Goat, but they may have cleared their biggest hurdle.
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Paige VanZant, who trains out of Sacramento’s Ultimate Fitness gym and became a national sensation on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” will headline UFC Fight Night on Dec. 17 at Golden 1 Center.
Colin Kaepernick signs the revised contract that lets the 49ers breathe easier in case of an injury and allows the quarterback to exit the organization at season’s end.
Jeremy Kerley says he has no complaints that quarterback Blaine Gabbert, with whom he obviously built a strong rapport, has lost his starting job to Colin Kaepernick.
Derek Carr’s comfort level in changing plays at the line of scrimmage is a part of his game that has gone largely unnoticed while the Raiders worked their way into a tie for first in the AFC West.
A who’s-who of former players, coaches and administrators who helped shape the Sac-Joaquin Section into one of the state’s best will gather Sunday for the section’s fourth Hall of Fame ceremony.
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