Stories from Phil Barber

The Raptors have the best record in the NBA at 22-7 — and it's no mirage, as the defending champions found out Wednesday.
McKenzie’s gone. His replacement can’t be a Yes Man for the Raiders coach.
The Raiders quarterback stopped trying to please everyone, and he’s back to 2016 form.
Wishing the best for three onetime Bay Area football players, for three different reasons.
Oakland went toe to toe with the Chiefs, but was doomed by three lost fumbles.
A 23-13 win in Berkeley shows that the Cardinal still hold the upper hand.
Charles Johnson isn’t the only Bay Area sports figure making political donations. Here’s a breakdown.
Why have players like Ahkello Witherspoon, Adrian Colbert and Solomon Thomas taken a step back in 2018?
A strong comeback and players coming back from injury are good signs.
Raiders coach Jon Gruden has always been blunt with his quarterbacks, and it’s a new and alienating experience for Derek Carr.