April 29, 20091

Manny Ramirez, the Bret Michaels of baseball

Adam Duritz, Chris Kirkpatrick…Manny Ramirez? The former two are singers who’ve gone the way of the weaved dreads. In Duritz’s case his fake locks helped him bag a pretty shocking

April 28, 20094

Jonathan Broxton is fat

Ya closer’s so fat!!! How fat is he??? Ya closer is so big and fat that he can get busy with twenty-two burritos, but times are rough I seen him

April 16, 20095

4 hits for the A’s, 4 hot dogs for me

I’d never even come close to seeing a no-hitter in person, but if I were to see anyone pull it off it would have to be Tim Wakefield. I’ve only

April 13, 20090

Does blogging burn calories? God, I hope so

There’s so many things to go over from this past weekend that my head is spinning. Or maybe it’s all the bacon-wrapped dates filled with manchego cheese I ate yesterday

April 01, 20093

Giants marking their San Jose territory

Larry Baer and Bill Neukom have a lot on their plate. But while the fans see winning a World Series as the meat, potatoes, vegetable medley, desert and after-dinner mint

March 22, 20090

Wanna know the future?

Are you ready for Kobe Bryant’s inevitable scoring explosion to end the regular season? One thing I learned hanging around Vegas sports books this week was the NBA MVP race

March 16, 20092

Could DunMurphy come back to the Bay?

Here’s some links to peruse while I’m on my way to…Las Vegas! It’s for a work trip, but it should still be interesting — if you put a group of

March 11, 20092

Still driving the Jay Cutler Bandwagon

All of us here were extremely excited to see this on ESPN.com: “After a contentious conference call between quarterback Jay Cutler and the Denver Broncos’ brass on Monday, the situation

March 09, 20090

Only in a San Francisco Laundromat

After a pretty non-descript sports weekend, it’s definitely time for a bunch of mostly unrelated thoughts. Ready, set, go! –I’m in the Laundromat, next to a bulletin board which includes

March 06, 20090

I knew Monta Ellis was pissed…and other links

When I was writing a recap of the Warriors/Thunder game we attended a couple weeks ago, I wrote a long paragraph detailing how angry Monta Ellis looked when he was

March 05, 20092

Mike Piazza’s bacne means Rick Reilly’s wrong…again

When it comes to steroid smoking guns, bacne is right at the top of the list along with a noticeably bigger dome and your name rhyming with Larry Monds. And

March 04, 20095

With guys wide open…

So it’s official, Kurt Warner isn’t just your run of the mill free agent quarterback, he’s Scott Stapp. For those who don’t know or have erased their memories of this

March 04, 20090

The free agent athlete’s anti-Bay Area checklist

Residents of the Bay Area like to say how we live in the best part of the country, partly because it’s true and partly to convince ourselves we aren’t “dumb”

March 03, 20090

The return of Patty and other non-Warner links

In case you missed it, it’s March now, which means college basketball finally matters! I have to admit, I started out this season like a college basketball-loving freight train. I

March 02, 20091

49ers roll out red carpet for Kurt Warner

The Internets are all a twitter about Kurt Warner, because the 49ers look like they’re actually serious about bringing the formerly bearded one to San Francisco. Actually I probably should

March 01, 20092

49ers should go after Jay Cutler

The 49ers are currently in the same spot with Kurt Warner that the Giants are with Manny Ramirez. If the Cardinals really upset Warner by low-balling him or making fun

February 26, 20090

C’mon Manny, put us out of our misery

So we’re waiting…waiting for the inevitibable. Waiting for Manny Ramirez to sign with the Dodgers. It’s pretty much settled, isn’t it? Manny Ramirez loves warm weather, the Los Angeles lifestyle

February 21, 20095

Fantasy Baseball Rankings, Part 2: First Basemen

When I first started collecting baseball cards in 1987, first basemen ruled the Major League landscape. There were six young surefire Hall-of-Famers at first (or so we thought at the

February 20, 20090

Odom and I have at least one thing in common

Lamar Odom and I are quite similar, really. Not physically, since I’m not left-handed or 6’10”. Tony Randolph is however, and that brings us to what Odom and I share:

February 11, 20092

“Hypnotize” (Manny Ramirez Remix)

With Bobby Abreu signing with the Angels and Adam Dunn taking a two-year deal with the Nats, it looks like all the free agent sluggers have a place to play

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