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September 17, 20110

Alex Smith Isn’t the Problem for the 49ers

I am about to break rule number 1 for 49ers fans and say that the reason that the 49ers have not made

September 17, 20110

NFL picks, Week 2: time for redemption

Let’s just consider these picks a cautionary tale. No matter how much you like football and believe in your preconceived notions about

September 16, 20112

Giants guarantee they’ll finish at .500, refuse to stop contending

The Giants are 81-70. If they win 90 games, they’ll be tied for the Wild Card with Atlanta, provided Atlanta finishes the

September 16, 20113

Brandon Belt’s Changing Approach at the Plate

Brandon belt has been mistreated and mishandled this season. There is nothing controversial about this statement, even Giants General Manager Brain Sabean

September 16, 20116

Sleep cycle causes local blogger to miss Pablo Sandoval’s … cycle

I totally missed Pablo Sandoval’s cycle. I slept through the home run, woke up for the single, then slept through his double

September 15, 201121

KNBR tiptoes around the Bill Neukom thing

Bill Neukom was pushed out as the San Francisco Giants Managing General Partner, a story that broke on Wednesday afternoon. Big news,

September 15, 20112

Postgame notes: because the Giants did actually play a game on Wednesday

These days, posting something on a blog about a game that ended ten hours before is like a newspaper’s front page talking

September 14, 201112

Giants’ win overshadowed as executive committee forces out Bill Neukom

The news hit the press box right after most of us had come back from the clubhouse. Bill Neukom, no longer the

September 14, 20119

Thanks for making BASG ‘The People’s Champ’

This isn’t false modesty or any humblebragging. I’m really, truly shocked I won the “People’s Choice” portion of CBS San Francisco’s Most

September 13, 20110

Giants take 12 innings to score 3 runs, emerge victorious

Going to have to make this quick, because my wife’s out of town and our dog has been stuck in our apartment

September 13, 20114

Has Pablo Sandoval gained the weight back? Does it matter?

If Pablo Sandoval were a boxer or mixed martial artist, we’d know exactly how much he weighed, instead of only when he

September 13, 20110

Giants draft picks Crick, Susac and Oropesa meet the press

The walked in together, all sporting versions of the Brandon Belt outfit (Giants home jerseys over dress shirts). 2011 second round pick Kyle

September 13, 20114

Giants bats wake up without the pressure of games mattering

I don’t want to be a Negative Nancy, Debbie Downer or Bummer Brenda, but I’m not celebrating this recent Giants offensive explosion

September 12, 20110

49ers sign Ian Johnson, otherwise known as the ‘Boise St. Proposal Guy’

The San Francisco 49ers swapped practice squad tailbacks, replacing Xavier Omon with Boise State legend Ian Johnson. Johnson, who was recently released

September 11, 20114

49ers win opener, bring back West Coast … special teams?

Ted Ginn had the ball in his hands, what, a full minute longer than any other 49er against Seattle? Along with a

September 10, 20112

The Jonathan Sanchez Decision

Would you pay good money to see a movie with the same title as the headline of this post? Probably not, since

September 09, 20112

Postgame notes: another tough luck game for Tim Lincecum

The Giants fell 8.5 games behind the D-Backs on Friday night. And the hated Dodgers — who pulled out a 2-1 victory

September 09, 20110

Affeldt out for the rest of the season, Bochy on Pill’s aggressiveness, Vogelsong on his ‘story’

Leave it to the Giants to ruin a perfectly good Willie Mac Award afternoon with news of their strangest injury in a

September 09, 201116

Bruno tweets he’s going on with Radnich, KNBR goes with Ned Colletti instead

Another day, another awkward sequence takes place between 9 and noon on KNBR 680. Last night, @TonyBrunoShow tweeted an announcement that excited

September 08, 201112

Tony Bruno leaves Fox Radio, heads back to Philly

Perhaps Tony Bruno realized complaining about “illegal aliens” while living and working in Los Angeles was a sign? Whatever Bruno’s or his

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