A quick way for Richard Sherman to be loved
 Photo: Ted S. Warren / AP

Photo: Ted S. Warren / AP

Pounding the sports beat with a whack-a-mole hammer, not to be confused with a guacamole squisher ...

•Richard Sherman, if you want to earn the love of the 49ers’ fans, promise them that when the 49ers beat the Seahawks in Seattle, you’ll set up a table at midfield, tie on a bib and scarf down a steaming bowl of Pike Place Chowder. I recommend the smoked salmon chowder, because in Seattle, they really know how to smoke stuff.  READ MORE >