In headlines on April 23: Say my name, draft pick speculation abounds; A’s having trouble keeping it together in New York; and steroid use is okay as long as you admit it.

Today’s Sports Calendar

City tries to keep 49ers in SF. The divorce proceedings get ugly as both parties argue about money. Entrance turnstiles at Candlestick Park are 45 years old! Examiner

Giants beat Padres 1-0 in 10th inning surprise Chronicle

A’s lose to Yankees 9-7 Chronicle

Ray Ratto talks Sharks, makes argument for tortoise over hare, ant over grasshopper, the lack of ‘I’ in team. Mom would be proud, but the Sharks still have miles to go before they sleep. Chronicle

Rich Walcoff thinks draft picks are going to be important to Niners. Picking players is often difficult as the difference between pro ball and college ball is like comparing flying in an airplane to jumping out of one. Examiner

Bruce Jenkins faces his fear, and is pleasantly surprised by results. Likes people who are soft-spoken and fit. Does not like steroid crazed football players. Chronicle

Gwen Knapp worries sports fans aren’t ready to hear about child slave trade. Giants’ new reliever Jeremy Affeldt disagrees. Chronicle

John Crumpacker also has something to say about Niners draft picks. GM Scott McCloughan wants quarterback, wide receiver, running back, and pass rusher. Oh to be able to put the words “pass rusher” on your resume. Chronicle

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