Back in June the Giants and A’s looked destined to meet in the World Series, now they’ll be lucky to get more than one game of postseason play apiece.
The City of San Francisco is considering initiating a program called “Don’t Block the Box’” to get drivers to stop clogging up intersections as they leave during the afternoon commute or head to a Giants’ games.
Before the season, Las Vegas bookies said the California Golden Bears would be lucky to win three games (they set the over-under line at 2.5 wins). That’s what happens when you only beat Portland State the prior year. But after two fairly dominant victories to start the year, the team has to be feeling good about its chances to cover that bet.
In a secret poll of more than 100 NFL players, the Oakland Raiders were the most frequent response to a question about where athletes don’t want to pick up a paycheck.
Pinball wizards in Oakland can rejoice, because they can now play the silver ball without worrying about being thrown in the slammer.
Donny Moore can be the most reviled man in NFL locker rooms. He’s not a coach, a referee or a drug tester. He has never played or coached a game. Still, NFL players — and millions of fans — can’t wait to see what he has to say.
The number two most expensive game in the NFL this season – based on resale on the secondary marketplaces – is the Thanksgiving Day matchup between the 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. That game will cost you just under $600, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
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In addition to the seven Oakland A’s and three San Francisco Giants in Minneapolis for this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star game, two Bay Area teachers elected by fans made the trip and will be honored during a pre-game ceremony today, league officials said.
For years, people have been pointing out that nobody bothers to play defense in the NBA’s All-Star Game, and a shocking number of NFL greats get “hurt” right before the Pro Bowl (where they play even less defense). But is the baseball showcase of stars all that much better? It may be harder to tell from the final score, but the