Cal Bears quarterback Chase Garbers (7) looks for a receiver against the Colorado Buffaloes defense on Sat Oct 23, 2021. Garbers and the Bears host the USC Trojans Sat Dec 4, 2021 at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley in a make up game. ( file photo by AP News)
On Headline Sports podcast with Jerry F:
#1 Jerry, the Cal Bears (4-7) play their final game of the regular season against the USC Trojans (4-7) this will be part of a make up game as it was postponed due to the Bears having half the team on Covid 19 protocols.
#2 The Bears just simply didn’t have a chance against UCLA Bruins (8-4) last Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena 42-14. The Bruins after the first quarter just simply took over scoring in double digits in each quarter.
#3 The San Francisco 49ers are coming off a huge win over the Minnesota Vikings and their post season hopes are not dashed they’ve getting great offense from wide receiver Brandon Ayiuk and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Talk about the job Ayiuk and Garoppolo has done and how you see them matching up against the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday.
#4 How badly will the San Francisco Giants miss having pitcher Kevin Gausman who went 14-6 ERA 2.81 on their starting rotation as he joins the Toronto Blue Jays for the 2022 season?
#5 Jerry, the New York Mets scored huge this week obtaining former Oakland A’s players Starling Marte and Mark Canha on Wednesday. Talk about how the A’s will miss Marte and Canha and how they’ll be a plus in the Mets line up.
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt looks up at the ball he hit on May 4, 2021 at Coors Field in Denver vs. the Colorado Rockies signed a one year deal the Giants on Nov 17, 2021 (AP News file photo)
On Headline Sports with Jerry Feitelberg:
#1 Jerry, the San Francisco Giants signing of Brandon Belt for one more year at $18.4 million is something the Giants are glad to get settled on. Belt had such a great 2021 at the bat and in the second half of the season and was key for the Giants push to get to post season.
#2 Jerry, San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler did what many didn’t think he could do when he first came to San Francisco and that’s win a Manager of the Year Award his chief accomplishment winning 107 games in one season surpassing what former Giant manager Dusty Baker did in 1993.
#3 The San Francisco 49ers shocked and upset the Los Angeles Rams on Monday Night Football 31-10. You couldn’t recognize the 49ers after they had lost four straight games and came into this game and took control in the first half with a 21-7 lead later to blow the Rams out including two Jimmie Ward interceptions and a return.
#4 The Las Vegas Raiders after winning two straight dropped two straight most recently to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football by a landslide 41-14 how much would you say the drop in performance is alluded to the Henry Ruggs and Damon Arnette crisis and do you think things could carry over into this Sunday against Cincinnati.
#5 The Golden State Warriors picked up their 12th win against two loses on Tuesday night in Brooklyn against the Nets 117-99. The Warriors Stephen Curry didn’t score 50 but ended up leading the Warriors in scoring with 37 points former Warrior and current Net Kevin Durant finished with a season low in scoring 19 points.
#6 Jerry, I know you have covered a number of Big Games for us and this one is no exception in terms of excitement for both the Cal Bears (3-6) and the Stanford Cardinal (3-7) and no matter where they are in the Pac 12 it’s always a great turn out and good TV ratings. Last Saturday The Bears are coming off a 10-7 loss in Arizona on Sat Nov 6 and Stanford got worked over by the Oregon State Beavers (6-4) 35-14 . Sat Nov 13.