In sports on April 16: San Francisco teams lose all games reported here; can Sharks recoup SF street cred with a win tonight against the Ducks?; and last week a baseball player got hit in the head.


Today’s Chronicle Sports Calendar

Former Raiders coach John Madden retires from broadcasting. Cites need for ‘family time’ aka more hours to play Madden NFL Football. ABC7

Warriors end dismal season with loss to Suns 117-113 Chronicle

Red Sox beat A’s into submission. Final score: 8-2 Chronicle

Giants’ pitcher Joe Martinez gets airtime on SportsCenter for landing in the ER after taking a line drive to the noggin last week. Has surreal life moment watching footage of self on TV while laid up in hospital. Contemplates the meaning of it all. Chronicle

Tears in the dugout as Giants suffer hard loss to Dodgers after failing to keep eighth inning lead. Chronicle, CBS5


David White tells us how Raiders coach seems to be looking to grab a couple of offensive linemen in the upcoming NFL draft. Talk of zone-blocking ensues.

Ray Ratto says fans can look forward to at least a marginally interesting Sharks-Ducks game tonight. Both teams claim to be, “different now.” Stay tuned to see if Ducks’ rampant skull-bashing days are really behind them. Stay tuned to see if skull-bashless hockey is watchable.

Henry Schulman is not totally ready to give up on Edgar Renteria, but bemoans his lack of skills as a right-turner.

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