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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

April 07, 20100

Giants looking gamey, gritty and … cocky?

The Giants like veterans, because they share two qualities. They taste gamey and gritty (like squab or quail gizzards), and their fact

April 06, 20104

So, did Nellie get the record?

It was like the entire sport of basketball was exhausted today. Can’t blame it really, after last night’s crazy, wonderful, awful, disappointing

April 02, 20106

A’s vs. Giants, position by position (Part 1)

One team says there’s “magic inside,” and the other team, well, they have pretty funny commercials (sigh). Regardless, the San Francisco Giants

March 30, 20107

The Raiders are feeling mighty neighborly lately

The Bay Area was never big enough for the two of them. You think the Giants and the A’s have a feisty

March 29, 20104

BASG March Madness: And then there were 2

The Baptized Beavers can almost taste those cookies and truffles. Riding on the narrow shoulders of Jon Scheyer, the Beavers are the

March 26, 20100

Stupid free Internet TV, making me wait…

No full column ideas today, just a bunch of stuff we noticed while wasting company time on a Friday&#

March 25, 20100

No “Hard Knocks” life for 49ers

As the Niners jumped out of the gate last season with a 3-1 record, and the nation’s fascination with Mike Singletary threatened

March 24, 20102

Yorks more like Chris Cohan than Eddie Debartolo

I took a little longer than I would have liked to tackle the latest stories sweeping the Bay Area. No, not the

March 22, 20104

BASG March Madness Pool: How YOU doin’?

What a crazy last few days. A health care bill of some sort passed in the House, Chris Cohan hired Georges St-Pierre

March 19, 20100

Are those Marquette t-shirts on sale?

It’s always easy to complain about the corportate-ness of sporting events, especially big ones. “The Super Bowl doesn’t have real fans, it’s

March 16, 20109

Fix yo bracket, fool!!!

Before I get started, I have to remind you to sign up for the 2nd-annual BASG March Madness NCAA Basketball Tournament Pool.

March 12, 20100

Mike Leach isn’t a fan of the born-agains

The good-ol’ boys at Texas Tech are probably doing a boot-scoot boogie over the Mike Leach videos that orangebloods.com bestowed to the

March 11, 20100

In sports, pessimism is your friend

One of my main philosophies in life is “don’t get your hopes up.” And I am absolutely maniacal in my attempts to

March 10, 20100

Thank God for mock drafts

If you’re ever wondering whether your favorite teams suck, ask yourself this question: “Have you spent more time in the past year

March 08, 201011

Amazing how much a sparkly rock changes things

Do you guys mind if I get a little self-indulgent for a few minutes? Wait, this is a blog, which is by

March 04, 20107

The Warriors are basketball Nyquil

The inflatable mattress was set up in prime position in the living room yesterday evening, directly in front of the TV. Me:

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