Bruce Jenkins

Sports Columnist

The Chronicle

About this Author

Bruce Jenkins has written for the San Francisco Chronicle since 1973 and has been a sports columnist since 1989. He has covered 27 World Series, 19 Wimbledons and many other major events, including the Super Bowl, World Cup soccer, NBA Finals, four major golf tournaments and U.S. Open tennis championships.

He graduated from Santa Monica High School in 1966 and UC Berkeley with a B.A. in journalistic studies in 1971.

Awards & Recognition

Jenkins was nominated twice by The Chronicle for the Pulitzer Prize: In 1992, for his work at the Barcelona Olympics, and in 2002, for baseball writing. He was named one of the nation’s top 10 columnists in the Associated Press Sports Editors awards, newspapers with circulation over 250,000, 1999; honored for best column nationally by the U.S. Basketball Writers (1996) and the U.S. Tennis Writers (1998, 2004) associations; and honored by the U.S. Tennis Writers for best game story in 2001, 2003 and 2005. He has also won national awards for baseball and football writing.

By This Author

Astros questions asked, but Oakland A’s pitcher Mike Fiers goes silent

January 24, 2020

Warriors still making a splash — on the sidelines

January 22, 2020

Astros’ rivals may be complaining, but history should remain unchanged

January 18, 2020

MLB cheating scandal leaves national pastime in chaos

January 18, 2020

MLB cheating scandal leaves national pastime in chaos

January 18, 2020

In despair, Warriors cling to big-picture mentality

January 14, 2020

Will the Warriors be shut out of the NBA All-Star Game?

January 11, 2020

For Giants and A’s, offseason image matters

January 10, 2020