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Giants are CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD!

“The Giants are 2010 World Series Champions.” Say that phrase to yourself, let it roll around in your mouth. Savor it. What a thing to say. It took the slightly imperfect team to do it, but San Francisco has its … Continue reading

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A great game 1

Invincibility, what’s that? It’s what Cliff Lee had when he walked into AT&T Park Thursday night. He sure didn’t leave with it. Yes the best pitcher in EVERY SINGLE PLANE OF EXISTENCE gave it up to the Giants’ lineup that … Continue reading

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Warriors season preview

2009-10 record: 26-56 There was a lot of off-season change in Oakland, and frankly, it was necessary. Twenty-six wins is pretty damn pathetic. The team was never healthy and truly adrift under Don Nelson’s stewardship. Now, however, Nellieball is gone … Continue reading

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The fallout of slaying No.1

What just one day can do to expectations. Yes the Badgers executed pretty much the most quintessentially Wisconsin gameplan imaginable. Ground game rolling, winning the battle for “hidden yards,” making Terrelle Pryor look unbelievably terrible. The awesome post-game insanity commenced … Continue reading

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The myth of Chris Bosh

No one would do something as stupid as equating Chris Bosh to either Magic Johnson or Larry Bird in any sense, right? I mean two are among the ten best players ever… and one is Chris Bosh. Oh. Michael Jordan … Continue reading

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The return of Big Red

Note: I’m not a Nebraska fan. In fact, I really didn’t like the team when I first started following college football. It was only around 2004 that I fell in love with the option as a play and all the … Continue reading

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Umm… so that happened

The Los Angeles Lakers, champions of the NBA and probably still the best team in the world, lost to F.C. Barcelona? Really? I guess it did happen, if this is to be believed: Yeah, Nuts. Now this game doesn’t exactly … Continue reading

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Not so tiny Tim

Some ruminations on the Giants’ opening playoff game and the epicness that is Tim Lincecum Continue reading

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Giants playoff pre-game thoughts

-Postseason roster includes Aaron Rowand but not Zito. I disagree with this Rowand thing. He was terrible this year. He’s been a below average hitter as a Giant. Maybe he’s there for his defense, though that’s also pretty overrated (wait, … Continue reading

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A sad state

Each game had a moment, a moment when you knew the 49ers would never be the underwhelming playoff team many expected. Continue reading

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