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Jock Talk: 49ers' out coach Sowers prepared for her role

Jock Talk: 49ers' out coach Sowers prepared for her role

By Roger Brigham

When 49ers assistant coach Katie Sowers spoke at the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco this week, she was witty, thoughtful, sensitive, down-to-earth, intelligent, and candid.

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By Roger Brigham | July 11, 2018

Gotta love television's World Cup coverage.

By Roger Brigham | July 4, 2018

I spent the last week of June in the hospital at UCSF. At the beginning of the week I was given a kidney to replace my failed renal organs and had a heart attack while being treated.


By BAR staff | June 20, 2018

Memorial Run hits New York City en route to Paris for Gay Games X.

By Roger Brigham | June 20, 2018

Russia celebrated being awarded the 2014 Winter Olympics by passing laws that banned any supportive statements about gays and lesbians. Now, it's hosting the men's World Cup.


By BAR staff | June 13, 2018

Oakland threw a parade Tuesday for the NBA champion Golden State Warriors.

By Roger Brigham | June 13, 2018

I was shocked, shocked I tell you, to learn that even though the U.S. men's soccer team did not qualify for it, FIFA nonetheless has decided to hold its men's World Cup soccer tournament in Russia, starting this week.


By Roger Brigham | June 6, 2018

The US Olympic Committee needs to develop policies that protect athletes.

By Roger Brigham | May 30, 2018

Just what we need: another reason not to watch NFL football.


By Roger Brigham | May 23, 2018

With little more than one month left to register for the Gay Games, organizers report they are right at the brink of 9,000 registrants, and the event stands a solid shot at becoming the first Gay Games since 2006 to have 10,000 registrants.

By Roger Brigham | May 9, 2018

After what never needed to have been said was said, the things that had to be said were said and the fashion statement that followed was fabulous and powerful and emboldening and unifying.


By Roger Brigham | May 2, 2018

Horrific indifference to the human condition has been a recent hallmark of decisions in elite international sports.

By Roger Brigham | April 25, 2018

I asked Larry Rich what it was like running a marathon at the North Pole. He spoke to me about the strange sound the snow made beneath his feet. That made all the sense in the world to me.


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