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Stories from Bob Padecky
Padecky: Former Raiders great Branch, waits, hopes for Hall of Fame call
Cliff Branch put up numbers comparable to many Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receivers, but politics may be keeping him out of Canton.
'It’s been a long, windy road': Casa Grande grad will audition for a shot at the NFL
The University of Rhode Island QB JaJuan Lawson will practice with and compete against some of the best college players in the nation later this month.
Padecky: Tragedy gave Casa Grande's new football coach new perspective on life
John Antonio is the new football coach at the campus where he's already known thanks to his job as the Petaluma PD's school resource officer.
Padecky: Sorry, but Harold Baines isn't worthy of Hall of Fame
The onetime Oakland player was good and a few times he was very good, but not good enough for Cooperstown.
Padecky: Sonoma Raceway president a humble hero
Steve Page opened up the track for all those who needed a place to stay while the October wildfires tore through wine country a year ago. Now, he's up for one of NASCAR's biggest honors.
Padecky: Goodbye to a gentle Giant, Willie McCovey
The most popular Giant in San Francisco history treated everyone with respect and was a true gentleman.
Padecky: Franci's passionate presence will be missed
The late coach's players knew that behind his fiery bombast, all that emotion was for them. They responded in a most unique way.
Padecky: SSU soccer player alive, thanks to coaches
After senior Courtney Shoda fell face-down on the pitch during a practice, Sonoma State’s coaches worked quickly to help save her life.
Padecky: Cardinal Newman grad making big moves in broadcasting and life
Rohnert Park native Chris Fisher came a long way in his recovery from a debilitating spinal cord injury suffered in high school and just got hired as the television play-by-play announcer for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Padecky: Money drives IndyCar away from Sonoma Raceway
Money drives IndyCar series to leave Sonoma Raceway for greener pastures at Laguna Seca in Monterey.
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