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May 20, 20082

Jon Lester’s a Boston guy we can all root for

ESPN goes pretty overboard in their coverage of the Red Sox and Yankees, leading most of the non-Northeastern portion of the country

May 19, 20088

My first Bay to Breakers

As the gate to my apartment building shut behind me I looked to my right. Next door there were three women, one

May 14, 20080

Magowan’s second Barry mistake — the final straw

On the morning after Matt Cain tried to take back the mantle of best pitcher (and sometimes, hitter) on the team from

May 13, 20080

Making fun of cars

May 12, 20086

Marvin Harrison: just another gun-toting NFL star?

Surprisingly little has been said about Marvin Harrison’s latest legal problems, showing again the near-religious deference football receives in this country, from

May 10, 200811

And the lead official for tonight’s game is Martin Scorsese

One of the biggest problems the NBA faces is how much control its officials have over playoff games. Even before the Tim

May 10, 20080

Besides Nate Schierholtz, not much help on the horizon

Since the Giants seem to be going through quite the rough stretch, getting swept by the Pirates and all, let’s take a

May 08, 20085

Where creepy happens

And just for fun … For all of you who are watching the NBA playoffs I’m sure you’ve noticed something more than

May 08, 20083

The Giants’ offense is ruining Barry Zito

Today’s start by Barry Zito may have given the Giants the wakeup call they needed. Today Zito went five innings, giving up

May 07, 20081

Kobe MVP? No surprise, but there’s still work to do

Even though it has come to light that when he jumped over the Aston Martin it was just an effects stunt for

May 07, 20080

Why did skipping Zito for one start have to get so public?

Let’s play a little game of before and after. Before Bochy’s announcement that Barry Zito was moving to the bullpen: no worry

May 06, 20084

My scariest bike ride ever

The only worry to that point had been the wind. Yesterday I bombed down the other side of Hawk Hill, on the

May 05, 20080

Sharks Lose, Bay Area Keeps Waiting

Watching the Sharks was exhausting last night. I stayed strong through the second, third, and three periods of overtime, but in the

May 04, 20080

Boston Better Get Right on the Road, or Detroit’s Winning the East

We’re starting this post live (but the game’s 20 minutes delayed on DVR) at Will and Karen’s apartment next door for Celtics/Hawks,

May 03, 20081

I Want My AM Radio!

Good news and bad news today for the BASG. While it looks like my bike should be OK despite the mini puncture

May 02, 20080

Jose Canseco puts things into perspective

Just had a little mishap on my bike on the way to BART. I was switching gears kind of stupidly, getting a

May 01, 20081

Zito Will be a Starter Again Very Soon

Imagine if the Giants had traded Tim Lincecum to Toronto for Alex Rios. That indeed was the rumor at the general managers

May 01, 20085

Top 10 ballpark food options in the Bay Area

Even though it goes against all logic to spend copious amounts of money on refreshments when you’ll only be at a location

April 28, 20080

Zito’s Long Contract Leads to a “Small” Nickname

April 27, 20080

Um Al…Without Phones, How do we Tell McFadden we Picked Him?

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