1. Golden State Warriors: Utah Jazz Review...and Preview

    Warriors Review: November 16 vs. Utah (102-88 Win) The Utah Jazz used to be Hall-of-Famer John Stockton scrambling around in too-small shorts, finding the brawny frame of Hall-of-Famer ...

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  2. State of the San Francisco Giants, Aug. 25 Edition: Crawford and Cain V2

    Brandon Crawford Brandon Crawford opened the 2013 season hitting like an All-Star-to-be, drilling five home runs by April 21 (he had four all of 2012)...

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  3. MLB Trade Deadline 2013: Updates on Soriano, Peavy, Garza and More

    The annual July 31 Major League Baseball trade deadline carries the potential to reverse franchise fortunes in the short and long term. It can alter pennant races like no other date on the calendar...

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  4. San Francisco Giants: Brandon Belt, Sandoval and the Final Days of Barry Zito

    All season long, through the early good times and the recent bad-to-terrible times, I've implored San Francisco Giants fans—loyal and capricious alike—to stay on the ship...

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  5. Should the San Francisco Giants Sell at the Deadline?

    Twelve games under .500 for the first time since the end of a 72-90 2008 season, the defending World Series champion Giants who visited President Obama at the White House on July ...

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  6. MLB: Tracking Players in New Uniforms

    The Major League Baseball regular season is closer to the finish than the start; by now, most baseball fans are caught up on all the significant player movements of the past winter and early spring...

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  7. San Francisco Giants: Reds Review and Dodgers Preview

    When the San Francisco Giants touched down at CVG Airport in Cincinnati, they still lacked center fielder Angel Pagan and starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong . They didn't have reliever Santiago Casilla or swingman Chad Gaudin ...

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  8. The San Francisco Giants Can Still Win the National League West

    With a record of 23-15 on Mother's Day, the defending champion San Francisco Giants —under siege from injuries, hamstrung by a dormant offense and let down by a generally unreliable ...

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  9. San Francisco Giants: Memorable 1st-Half Kruk and Kuip Exchanges

    Save for Juan Perez's throwing arm and Hunter Pence's clutch defense, opportunities to cheer the San Francisco Giants in recent weeks have been sparse...

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  10. Top San Francisco Giants Nemeses of 2013

    22 years ago, the Houston Astros gave their first base job to rookie Jeff Bagwell, after acquiring him from Boston six months prior. He went on to win Rookie of the Year that season...

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  11. Miami Marlins vs. San Francisco Giants: What Just Happened?

    Let's get all the cheesy jokes out of the way: Can we throw these Marlins back into McCovey Cove? Aren't fish supposed to be the ones that stink? Did the San Francisco Giants get "schooled" or what? Ugh...

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  12. State of the San Francisco Giants, June 23 Edition Part 1

    (This two-part article looks back on the recent Giants clashes with the Pittsburgh Pirates , Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres . This weekend's four-gamer with Miami will be reviewed upon its wrap...

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  13. State of the SF Giants, June 23 Edition Part 2: Braves and Padres Series

    ( Click here for Part One. ) Atlanta's outfield defense—as it had back in May—contributed to a Giants win in the opener. However, .160s-hitting B.J...

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  14. State of the San Francisco Giants, June 9 Edition: Crawford and Cain

    In this edition of State of the Giants , we will examine the 2013 play of Giants SS Brandon Crawford and ace Matt Cain ...

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  15. State of the San Francisco Giants, June 8 Edition

    (31-28 entering Friday's game, third place, 2.5 games behind Arizona and Colorado . On a nine-game roadie featuring three games each in Arizona, Pittsburgh and Atlanta) Whew...

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  16. 5 Games That Losing Teams Wish They Could Replay

    On June 3, the favored Miami Heat broke a close game open in the second quarter and coasted to an Eastern Conference Finals Game 7 victory over the underdog Indiana Pacers ...

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  17. San Francisco Giants: State of the Giants, June 3 Edition

    When I first began to construct my S.O.T.G. series over a week ago, one major factor I planned to credit for the Giants ' solid (if unspectacular) start was consistency in the lineup...

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  18. San Francisco Giants Salvage Finale of Series with St. Louis Cardinals

    Yes, the San Francisco Giants defeated the searing-hot Cardinals . Yes, Chad Gaudin threw amazingly well in six innings of work. Yes, Buster Posey's four hits couldn't have come at a better time...

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  19. Oakland Athletics: Remembering the Bernie-Leaning, Baseball-Launching 2012 A's

    What a team. There was the superstar Cuban outfielder with the iron body and the flair for showmanship, bopping forearms with the young, somewhat awkward slugging first baseman who let his play do most of his talking...

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  20. San Francisco Giants: State of the Giants, May 30 Edition

    It's an oft-repeated cliche that dates back to the black-and-white era, the days when batting helmets didn't exist and nicknames like "Dummy" were totally acceptable: "Don't ever look away from the ball game...

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  21. Major League Baseball: Will These Vets Play Again?

    Carlos Zambrano recently got off the couch and signed a minor-league deal with the Phillies , but many other veterans remain jobless this spring. Some have aged their way out of major league interest but haven't officially retired...

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  22. San Francisco Giants: Lessons Learned from Their Series vs. Toronto Blue Jays

    It wasn't easy watching my San Francisco Giants wholly disintegrate on defense and go down to a Blue Jay team nine games under .500—being outscored 21-9 in the two-game slaughter...

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  23. Golden State Warriors Season Ends; Bright Future Hopefully Begins

    I can't tell you tonight's Game Six home loss to the San Antonio Spurs broke my heart. In order for a heart to be broken, one must fully dedicate it to another party—a person, a career, or in this case, a sports team...

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  24. NBA Playoffs: Stephen Curry, Warriors Sink Denver Nuggets in Game Two

    Like practically all Warriors fans, my heart sank upon confirmation that All-Star forward David Lee 's postseason was over due to a freak injury suffered in Game One of their first-round series against Denver...

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  25. San Francisco Giants: Week in Review

    at Los Angeles Dodgers First off: why couldn't Pablo Sandoval's two-out first inning liner have actually decapitated Clay Kershaw in the season opener? ( Kidding )...

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