Stories from Robert Rubino

Rubino: Super Bowl foes came from very different origins

Decades after new Denver’s AFL franchise struggled more often that not, expansion team in Carolina quickly became a factor in NFL.

Rubino: Warriors' loss to Bucks was inexcusable

Golden State betrayed us all by not going 82-0.

Rubino: Boxing a comical game in ring or on screen

‘Creed’ told a fanciful tale while real fight for heavyweight belt was bizarre.

Rubino: New York Mets fans poised to party like it's 1969

The 1969 'Miracle' team overtook the formidable Chicago Cubs before winning its first World Series.

Rubino: When Brooklyn won it all, Jackie Robinson sat

It’s still a mystery why manager Walter Alston benched the future Hall of Famer in Game 7 of the 1955 World Series.

Rubino: Jim Tomsula's coaching debut, take 2

It will be Monday night's result that will be judged as Jim Tomsula's real 49ers head-coaching debut.

Rubino: Stabler doesn't need Hall of Fame validation

Iconic Raiders quarterback doesn't have the career stats — and it doesn't matter anyway.

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