Stories from Phil Barber

In the latest example, Yusmiero Petit couldn’t finish Brett Anderson’s gem against Seattle.
The finish line is still a ways off, but consider this week the burst from the starting blocks.
The slugger's legacy is complicated, but he earned the right to have his Giants jersey retired.
The most important goal of the NFL preseason is to stay healthy, and the Niners didn’t.
Martavis Bryant's status, Khalil Mack's holdout and other burning issues as Oakland takes on the Lions.
The A's hurler has learned to pitch instead of throw, and he has his team in the playoff hunt.
From Newcomb to Manziel to Osuna, athletes are asking for forgiveness. So how should we respond?
Are the 2018 Raiders ‘experienced,’ or simply ‘old’?
The top Fuel driver won for the second time this year on Sunday, but his status as a part-time racer is a disadvantage.
Nothing in sports can match the visceral power of the NHRA starting line, Phil Barber writes.