(Jim Gensheimer/Mercury News))
Purdy: Draft will be truth serum for 49ers, Raiders
04/27/2015 10:09 PM PDT
49ers general manager Trent Baalke and the Raiders' Reggie McKenzie will reveal much about their football philosophies by what they do this week in the NFL draft.
NFL draft: Raiders' decisions may revolve around Mariota
04/27/2015 10:33 PM PDT - Whether the Raiders make the long-speculated selection of a playmaking wide receiver or instead go with another premier defender may depend on the fate of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota.
(Jay R. Brooks)
Brooks on Beer: Smoked beer
Ever heard of rauchbier? It's a smoky beer that goes well with barbecue and smoked meats.
(Jay Maidment/Disney/Marvel via AP)
'The Avengers: Age of Ultron" already cleaning up overseas
New Disney/Marvel blockbuster doing well in South Korea, Britain and Russia, among others.