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Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Love it, hate it, traverse the labyrinth that it is, and you’ll learn to (kind of) love it.

For Bay Area types, it’s an awful, terrible, let-us-never-mention-its-name type of a dungeon, but there’s still a strange, gripping, nostalgic place that tugs at the heart.

It’s the ‘Stick. We hate it, but it’s beautiful.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Give this much to the mercurial and oft-middling Warriors: they’ve got a flair for the dramatic.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

For only the second time this season, someone’s got it better than Seattle.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

49ers

For those 49ers fans who were inching toward the proverbial ledge after consecutive white-knuckle defeats to Carolina and New Orleans, relax, step back, everything is going to be OK.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

The Big Game happened, but oddly the game with the biggest Stanford-related implications didn’t even take place in the Bay Area.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Dirty play or terrible call? It’s a point of contention in different regions.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

For the third consecutive year, it appears highly unlikely that the Pac-12 will be represented in the BCS National Championship Game.

After Thursday night, not a single you-know-what was given about that fact in Palo Alto.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Rumors of a prolific Warriors team were not greatly exaggerated.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Can both sides of the bay now make the claim that they’ve got the most electrifying quarterback in the NFL taking snaps? It’s looking that way.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

That once-familiar look of Colin Kaepernick smooching his bicep wasn’t entirely forgotten, but it was certainly a welcome sight for 49ers fans who have been waiting for the, umm, “romantic” embrace.

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