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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

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

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