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Stories from Phil Barber
Barber: Gruden’s tough love could force Carr to grow up
Raiders coach Jon Gruden has always been blunt with his quarterbacks, and it’s a new and alienating experience for Derek Carr.
Barber: Yearning for games as the fires burn
We crave sports now not because they’re exalted, but because they’re ordinary.
Barber: This time, the ball is in Durant's hands
It's the lanky superstar who will determine the resolution of this Warriors rift.
Barber: Even in loss, Mullens proves he’s the guy
Kyle Shanahan wouldn’t commit to the first-year QB after the bye, but his choice is clear.
Barber: This was the day Derek Carr gave up
Batttered and without weapons, the Raiders QB waved a white flag vs. the Chargers.
Barber: Bucks' 'Greek Freak' too much for shorthanded Warriors
Draymond Green's foot picked a heck of a week to turn up bruised and swollen.
Barber: Giants, move aside and let Farhan Zaidi work
The Giants pulled off a coup in hiring their new president. They shouldn’t tie his hands.
Barber: Tallying the defeats
Who will wind up with more losses this season — the Raiders, 49ers or Warriors?
Barber: Jerebko, McKinnie making things easier for Warriors All-Stars
Have you noticed that the Warriors look good this year? Like, really good?
Barber: 49ers vs. Raiders, the game no one can win
An analysis of the data makes it clear: neither Raiders nor 49ers can win Thursday.
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