The Golden State Warriors were able to avoid the worst-case scenario on Andrew Wiggins after his highly-publicized reluctance to take the Covid-19 vaccine shot. But even with Wiggins back as a full participant, he’s reportedly still far away from being in “optimal shape”. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr admitted such after Golden State’s final preseason contest against the Portland Trail Blazers.
How is everyone spending the bye week? Do you get away from football today or are you tuned in watching Red Zone?. “No. 1, this team is only converting on the offensive side on third down 35 percent of the time, let’s go back two years ago when they went to the Super Bowl, they were converting at 45 percent. In order for this team to get ahead, they have to do better on third down,” Spikes said.
477 shares Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Flip into Flipboard Share this on Reddit Share via Email. A lot is riding on the selection of Trey Lance. The future of the San Francisco 49ers — and likely head coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch — depends on the rookie quarterback developing into an impact player.
The 49ers' 2021 season has not gotten off to the start many fans hoped for, as San Francisco enters the Week 6 bye at 2-3 and occupies last place in the NFC West. NBC Sports Bay Area's Takeo Spikes breaks down three keys for the 49ers to turn things around once they get back on the field in Week 7.
Giants fans are some of the best in all of sports, but Thursday night, even a few of them reached a breaking point. The Giants saw their historic 2021 MLB season come to a crushing end in Game 5 of the National League Division Series when first base umpire Gabe Morales determined that Wilmer Flores didn't check his swing on a pitch by Los Angeles Dodgers ace Max Scherzer, who was pitching in relief.
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Spikes has three keys for 49ers to turn season around originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea. The 49ers' 2021 season has not gotten off to the start many fans hoped for, as San Francisco enters the Week 6 bye at 2-3 and occupies last place in the NFC West. NBC...
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ dramatic 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in Game 5 of the National League Division
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes fell to LAFC 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at Banc of California Stadium. LAFC got on the board very early, taking a 1-0 lead in the third minute. Cristian Arango played a back-heel pass into the path of Danny Musovski, who scored from close range.
The Golden State Warriors set up a training camp battle amongst some guards for the 15th and final roster spot on the team: Gary Payton II, Mychal Mulder, Avery Bradley and Langston Galloway were in contention for that spot. Early last week, that became three when Galloway was released. In...
If you watched Game 5 of the National League Division Series between the Giants and Dodgers on Thursday night, you know exactly how it ended. Los Angeles advanced to the NL Championship Series with a controversial 2-1 win over San Francisco at Oracle Park. Wilmer Flores certainly looked as though he checked his swing on an 0-2 pitch from Max Scherzer, but first base umpire Gabe Morales rung him up and ended the Giants’ hopes at the Fall Classic.
Programming note: "49ers Gameplan" airs Friday, Oct. 15 at 10 p.m. on NBC Sports Bay Area. Three consecutive losses made for an unpleasant bye week for the 49ers. The 49ers, a team with Super Bowl aspirations when the season began, will return to action Sunday, Oct. 24, to face the Indianapolis Colts at Levi’s Stadium.
49ers legend Joe Staley, now doing work for NBC Sports Bay Area, thinks Kyle Shanahan is serious with Jimmy Garoppolo, not Trey Lance, as the team’s starter. San Francisco 49ers fans might be more bearish towards head coach Kyle Shanahan just under a third of the way through the 2021 season than any other point in his four-plus years as the team’s primary decision-maker.