Full disclosure: I am a Giants fan. It’s a lifetime deal; I have as much Johnnie LeMaster and Frank Linzy in my DNA as I do Pablo Sandoval and Sergio Romo. I have the ticket stubs, season-ticket invoices, blankets and Croix de Candlestick to prove my oft-misplaced loyalty.
5 wins in 7 days; a gloriously crazy week that surely must rank among the most remarkable sports weeks anywhere, any time.
There’s no point trying to explain the Giants’ Game 1 win over the Tigers. So let’s spend some time reflecting on the remarkable paths taken by the Giants’ three Game 1 heroes: Sandoval, Zito and Lincecum.
Mesmerizing, isn’t it? If there’s any way to sum up the Giants’ incredible, improbable, emotional, can’t-really-believe-it’s-true Game 7 NLCS win over the Cardinals, it’s that broken-bat hit by Hunter Pence that turned a 2-0 Giants lead into a 5-0 rout.
Matt Holliday’s chop-block on Marco Scutaro may have done more than a Hunter Pence dugout sermon to build a fire under the San Francisco Giants and their fans.
The episode some are calling “Clueless in Seattle” makes it clear that the NFL’s lost its battle with its referees. The lockout has to end, and it has to end soon.
Oakland A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy was alert after undergoing surgery for a skull fracture and brain contusion caused by a line drive, team officials said Friday.
One of the mainstays of KCBS Radio 740, reporter Bob Melrose, has called it a career after nearly four decades of on-air work for the station.
Tim Tebow is actually a living, breathing, funky-throwing Rorschach test. What you see in him probably tells us more about you than it does about him.
Let me say it right off the top: it’s not Billy Beane’s fault. It’s not Lew Wolff’s, either. But I don’t blame Oakland A’s fans for wanting to blame somebody for the latest dismantling of the ballclub.