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Jock Talk: Go, Niners!

Jock Talk: Go, Niners!

The San Francisco 49ers are headed to the Super Bowl in Miami after a blowout 37-20 NFC Championship win over the Green Bay Packers, powered by a mind-blowing four-touchdown, 220-yard rushing performance by running back Raheem Mostert.

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By Roger Brigham | January 15, 2020

The new decade comes with a new chapter in the life of Golden State Warriors president and chief operating officer Rick Welts.

By Roger Brigham | January 8, 2020

First off, a big yahoo to the San Francisco 49ers for their clutch regular season-ending victory over the rival Seahawks in Seattle to clinch the division title and capture the top seed in the NFL playoffs.


By Roger Brigham | December 30, 2019

The 21st century has been going through its adolescent years the past decade, swiftly zipping in and out of its teens to enter 2020 as a young adult, fully capable of voting, driving, and spitting into the wind

By Roger Brigham | December 23, 2019

International Front Runners became a little more "inter" and a little less "national" toward the end of 2019 when it elected Chris Rauchle of Australia as its new president.


By Roger Brigham | December 18, 2019

Two years ago, I wrote a facetious JockTalk column that said the best holiday gift the collective sports world could get would be a moral compass. This year I think our sports world could use a spine.

By Roger Brigham | November 20, 2019

I've always had a somewhat ambivalent fascination with the sport of bodybuilding that transcends the obvious erotic appeal and focuses on the sport's artistry and discipline.


By Roger Brigham | November 13, 2019

The Federation of Gay Games issued a joint statement Monday with the selected host organization of Gay Games XI, Hong Kong 2022, stating both groups remain committed to staging the quadrennial event in Hong Kong despite the demonstrations and disruptions.

By Roger Brigham | November 6, 2019

Some Federation of Gay Games delegates hoped for more discussion and action relating to the next event in Hong Kong, given recent demonstrations there. But FGG took no definitive action.


By Heather Cassell | November 4, 2019

Some Adrian Wilcox High School football players have faced discipline from school officials, but they will not face criminal charges, the city of Santa Clara said Monday in a news release.

By Roger Brigham | October 30, 2019

Time was, Eureka Valley Recreation Center was at the heart of LGBT sports in San Francisco.


By Roger Brigham | October 23, 2019

Santa Clara police and school officials said this week that they are investigating an alleged case of Adrian Wilcox High School football players bullying a male Wilcox cheerleader with homophobic taunts last week.

By Roger Brigham | October 23, 2019

When the Federation of Gay Games opens its annual meeting in in exactly one week, their discussions will be bookended by the topic of demonstrations in Hong Kong and their potential impact on plans to hold the Gay Games there in 2022.


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