Stories from Phil Barber

Raiders and 49ers players reveal their favorite routines and what they may be planning for that big TD.
Steve Kerr's defensive-minded team is on pace to threaten the all-time NBA record for blocked shots.
Del Rio’s and Shanahan’s teams are moving in opposite directions.
Del Rio’s team has been hardened by weeks of crucial games, and they’ve got one more in Kansas City.
The Bay Area had only one topic of discussion Monday, and it was the 49ers’ dashing new quarterback.
David Shaw didn’t trust his quarterback in the key sequence of the game, and the Cardinal failed to score.
The Warriors have been tinkering like crazy with their lineups and that bodes well for the playoffs.
Oakland controls its destiny after beating the Broncos, but Sunday’s win exposed some lingering weaknesses.
The Cardinals scored the winning points after a controversial penalty against the Cougars.
Sunday would have been a perfect day to change quarterbacks, but Shanahan is sticking with Beathard.