Stories from CW Nevius

When the Giants went looking for a president of baseball operations, they wanted to get outside the box — and they did.
This seems pretty simple. We have seen this team. It doesn’t work. What are you going to do about it?
Somewhere, the coach says, there is a photo of him with Donald Trump from the 1980s.
One of the buzziest stories in the NBA blogosphere isn’t about the start of the season. Or predictions for the playoffs.
Rick Welts famously announced he was gay on May 15, 2011. At the time, he was the most high-profile figure in professional sports to come out.
C.J. Beathard might be tough as nails, but he doesn’t need to keep getting nailed by defenders. That’s no way to be a productive quarterback in the NFL.
"Getting home” — as in, getting to the quarterback — has been a priority in the NFL for years, but the 49ers and Raiders are lacking in that area.
There's no reason to make a big fuss about Raiders quarterback Derek Carr after the loss to the Rams, right?
While the 49ers have the hype, the Raiders are the team that could make some noise in the postseason.
The rule on lowering the helmet to make contact produced some epic hand-wringing in the offseason that appears to have been premature.