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May 11, 20100

All hope is lost for the Warriors, too

Watching the Lakers dismantle Utah last night in the same fashion the Jazz nearly always impose their will on the Golden State

May 10, 20100

Braden, Buster and stolen cable

I haven’t seen the Giants or A’s play in nearly a week on television, unless you count that replay I saw yesterday

May 07, 20103

“We don’t do much talking in the 209″

Well, it had to be something. No way the Oakland A’s could go on this year with one of the most anonymous

May 06, 20101

Welcome 19 new sites to the BASG blogroll!

An old boss was always fond of saying that all the hyperlinks, blogrolls, related widgets and all the other things you can

May 05, 20101

What does $100 million buy these days?

You know those columns where the writer has no idea what point he wants to make, so he just provides a bunch

May 05, 20105

A new decade

Trust me, it’s knock on wood time. Knock on wood, formica, granite, steel, plastic, whatever’s around you. Because even reading this will

May 03, 20108

Where there’s fog, there’s fire

What a crazy, busy weekend. After you get engaged every weekend becomes sort of planned for you, and it takes skill (and,

April 30, 20107

Don’t trust ESPN

A lot of you probably read that headline and figured, “Oh great, another whiny blog post from a West Coast hippie about

April 29, 20104

Complete Games

All you need to know is that people now call it “Lincecum Day.” Every day The Freaky Franchise is scheduled to start

April 27, 20104

JaMarcus Russell and the Niners

Al Davis is getting ready to cut JaMarcus Russell. Hopefully for JaMarcus, the process won’t involve any overhead projectors. “JaMikeous, I want

April 27, 20102

I wanna be like Matt Maiocco

In news only shocking because it took so long, Matt Maiocco recently announced he was leaving the Press Democrat for other opportunities

April 26, 20105

My baseball weakend

Yeah, that’s right. “Weakend.” I did a Giants vs. A’s taste test, and I’m still looking for a third choice. Bad luck,

April 23, 20101

Niners gain o-linemen, Smith loses excuses

Congratulations to the NFL, who for the first time since the early 1980’s televised a first round of the draft that I

April 21, 20102

ADHD time, hold the Ritalin

Can’t remember a time like this, when every single Bay Area pro squad seemed relevant in some way or another. That doesn’t

April 21, 20100

Giants aren’t unlucky, they’re old

Now that the San Francisco Giants’ offense has been exposed for the house of cards we all hoped it wasn’t but were

April 16, 20101

Baalke acts like 49ers GM, trades for Ted Ginn

It’s not like I wasn’t already sold on the power of Twitter, but I sure am now. Just found out from Jay

April 14, 20100

2010 Giants no longer fear the unknown

While it would be foolhardy for us to put our Pomeranian up for sale to save up for playoff tickets (like in

April 12, 20101

Wedding reception sports talk, a tradition unlike any other

What a busy weekend. Loads of baseball, a wildly interesting and comically entertaining Masters, and last but not least, my buddy Mac

April 09, 20108

Most overused cliches in sports

Announcers, talking heads, sportswriters and even the athletes and coaches are a lazy lot. Sure, they travel more than the average person,

April 08, 20104

Golf needs a buff Tiger-killer, STAT

Something about it made me feel guilty, dirty even, but I didn’t care. Even back when Tiger Woods was supposedly a saint

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