1. The Road Blues: Stanford Is Desperate For Victories Away From the Farm

    Taking a look at the Stanford Cardinal’s road performances over the past few years, it reminds me a lot of the movie Road Trip...

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  2. Making The Switch: Richard Sherman Turning Heads As A Cornerback

    Entering his senior season, Richard Sherman made a decision that very few people saw coming. In fact, even his coach had no idea. Over the offseason, Sherman text messaged Jim Harbaugh with the request to move from wide receiver to cornerback...

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  3. The Cardinal Report: The Sky is the Limit for Stanford's Defense

    With the disastrous 2006 season in their rearview mirror, Stanford is steadily driving towards their next goal and would like to add a little more distance between that joke of a season and the new face of Cardinal football...

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  4. The Cardinal Report: Grading an Offense Relying on a Little Luck

    Walk down University Avenue and it is not hard to find a Cardinal fan who is convinced that Stanford will get a bowl bid this year. In years past, you would have just brushed this person aside as a drunken college student...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 179 reads 1 comments

  5. Daily Diamond Picks: An Affair with California

    As a way to jumpstart my road trip up to Reno tomorrow, I thought I would give out today’s Top 3 picks for all you money layers out there. No. 1: Under 7...

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  6. Keeping the Faith: SF's Booming Bullpen Is a Silent Success

    The Jiffy-Lube Change of the Game flashes and you immediately start to worry. It’s only natural. The Giants bullpen has been bad for so long it is easy to unknowingly jerk into this reaction when Bruce Bochy heads to the mound...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 181 reads 1 comments

  7. San Francisco Giants: Top Five Trade Deadline Acquisitions

    With the July 31st trade deadline looming, Giants fans are anxiously waiting to see what, if anything, Brain Sabean will do to improve the team by the bay...

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  8. A Non-Conference Schedule Challenge for Michigan: Don't Get Upset

    The natives are already getting restless in Ann Arbor after a horrid 2008 season, but management and Rich Rodriguez can't stress enough the importance of patience...

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  9. Dump and Chase: Colorado Avalanche

    After three straight 95 point seasons, the Avalanche put up a point total last year that could only make a high school teenager smile. The 69 points in 2008-09 was the worst point total this franchise has seen since it moved cities...

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  10. Dump and Chase: 2009-10 Tampa Bay Lightning

    It’s been two years since the Lightning have looked like a real NHL team, but the joyous memories of their Stanley Cup season still lingers with their fan base...

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  11. Excitement at OTAs: Two-Minute Drills Produce an Offensive Spark

    The two-minute drill has been the soup de jour the last two days for the 49ers at the OTAs. Brandon Jones said it best on Monday : “The last two minutes are the most important period ...

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  12. Term Sheet Approved by Santa Clara City Council: Team Awaits Ballot Vote

    In a 5-2 vote, the Santa Clara City Council approved a term sheet to bring the 49ers to the South Bay. With only a majority vote by Santa Clara County citizens standing in the way of this proposal ...

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  13. Ten Questions For 49ers Wide Reciever Josh Morgan

    Josh Morgan has a lot of buzz surrounding him this year after showing great potential during several games last season...

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  14. Top 5 Plays: Opening the 49ers Playbook

    2008 was hardly a year to remember for the San Francisco 49ers but they shouldn’t consider the entire season a waste. Offensive growth was seen from the previous season, which is a positive sign, but now they need to feed off of it...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about 5 years ago 1,215 reads 3 comments

  15. San Francisco Roulette: A Bullet Named Jimmy Raye

    Mike Singletary’s supporters remind me a lot of President Obama’s supporters. With the entire country wanting “change”, people are very hesitant to criticize any move our President makes...

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  16. Dump and Chase: 2009-10 New York Islanders

    The countdown to the 2009 NHL Draft can’t expire fast enough for Islanders fans. The question that has been asked for what seems like forever will finally be answered: John Tavares or ...

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  17. Dump and Chase: The 2009-10 San Jose Sharks

    “Dump and Chase” is hopefully going to be a team-by-team article that lets me put on my general manager hat and tell those big wigs how an out-of-work hockey fan would run their team...

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  18. Fifth Year Senior: Alex Smith Looks to Graduate from Draft Pick Potential

    Finding areas where the San Francisco 49ers needed improvement used to be easier to spot than a flashback set up on Family Guy. Things are slowly getting better in the city by the bay but a few holes still remain...

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  19. 2009 San Francisco 49ers: Could Playoff Wishes Be Granted?

    Expectations are high this spring in 49er Country. It’s almost impossible not to spot billboards along the 101 picturing our new head coach, accompanied with one of his now-famous Singletaryisms...

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