1. San Francisco Giants Debate: You've Got Manny Burriss, So Why Sign a Shortstop?

    The talk around San Francisco as the leaves turn from green to orange is that the beloved Giants are looking for a shortstop to upgrade their offense...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 793 reads 27 comments

  2. Derby d'Italia Player Ratings: Inter Milan 1-0 Juventus

    It was a great and exciting Derby d'Italia between two of Italy's most storied teams Saturday night. Sulley Muntari's goal with 17 minutes left in regular time was the difference as Inter Milan ...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 357 reads 7 comments

  3. Derby d'Italia Matchup to Watch: Zlatan Ibrahimovic vs. Giorgio Chiellini

    Two of the most storied clubs in Italy will be butting heads when Inter Milan hosts Juventus Saturday night in a battle for the top spot in Serie A...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 916 reads 9 comments

  4. Anthony Morrow Can't Drive to Practice, But He Can Drive to the Basket

    Anthony Morrow is not your normal NBA rookie. The kid is a professional basketball player and doesn't own a car. He gets to practice or games using public transportation or bumming a ride from a teammate...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 1,078 reads 8 comments

  5. International Friendly Preview: Italy Vs. Greece

    Although this game has no implications on World Cup Qualifying, the 2006 World Champions and 2004 European Champions will do battle Wednesday night in Athens...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 678 reads 6 comments

  6. It Wasn't Sexy, But the Remaking of the San Francisco Giants Bullpen Has Begun

    While Jeremy Affeldt wasn't the biggest name out on the free agent market, he certainly has been brought to San Francisco to sure up on the Giants' most pressing needs...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 358 reads 12 comments

  7. Juventus and the January Transfer Window: Is There Really a Need For a Big Move?

    As Italy's Old Lady is flying high and about to take on rival Inter next weekend, it's hard to forget that there is also an important month that has bigger implications than just the final months of the season...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 1,103 reads 26 comments

  8. Tim Lincecum Wins National League Cy Young Award: You Earned It, Kid

    For everything that went wrong for the San Francisco Giants in 2008, there was one model of consistency that stood alone as the best pitcher the franchise has seen quite some time...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 548 reads 46 comments

  9. The 2008 National League All-Star Pitching Staff: Daniel Penza Edition

    The National League Cy Young award will be announced Tuesday and, in honor of that, we have been asked to compile a list of our fantasy NL pitching staff. Surprisingly, this list really wasn't that hard to put together...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 277 reads 0 comments

  10. Alessandro Del Piero: Aging Like a Fine Tuscan Wine

    In these days of huge transfer fees, with sentiments of loyalty to a club all but forgotten, Juventus forward Alessandro Del Piero has done nothing but stay true to the club he has been with since 1993...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 863 reads 32 comments

  11. Amauri and Dunga: What's With all the Hostility?

    It's hard to believe that one of Serie A's best strikers, on one of the league's most storied clubs, has never received a call to his national team...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 276 reads 8 comments

  12. Brian Sabean: Matt Cain Not on Giants Trading Block

    For those of you who were dreaming about the San Francisco Giants trading Matt Cain to the Milwaukee Brewers for Prince Fielder and JJ Hardy: You might want to curb those hopes of seeing the Prince blasting shots into McCovey Cove...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 548 reads 23 comments

  13. Alessandro Del Piero Leads Juventus To First Win At the Bernabeu in 46 Years

    I have a feeling that Real Madrid are happy that the group stage games against Juventus and Alessandro Del Piero are over. Continuing their fine form over the past few weeks, Juve beat Real 2-0 for their fifth straight win in all competitions...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 461 reads 12 comments

  14. Juventus Roundtable: Is the Crisis Over in Turin after Four Straight Wins?

    Oh, how things have changed in just a few short weeks.After a disappointing 2-1 loss to Napoli on Sept. 18 and less-than stellar results in the Champions League so far, the Juventus Roundtable feared that the season may be in serious trouble...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 341 reads 17 comments

  15. San Francisco Giants Pitchers Dominate MiLBY Awards: A Sign of Things to Come?

    If you didn't know the San Francisco Giants had starting pitching depth in their minor league system, the Minor League Baseball Yearly Awards should fill you in on what kind of talent the Giants now have...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 404 reads 4 comments

  16. The 10 Best Youngsters In Serie A

    Who would have thought in August that at the beginning of November Udinese and Napoli would be at the top of the Serie A table? In what is thus far one of the best seasons in Italy in decades, ...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 1,563 reads 32 comments

  17. During the Rebuilding Process, San Francisco Giants Fans Must Be Patient

    Let's face it: The times of the San Francisco Giants bringing in big-money players that make an immediate impact are over...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 409 reads 9 comments

  18. Will Clark: My Favorite No. 22 On My 22

    Growing up as a San Francisco Giants fan and being a first baseman, there is only one person who could be my favorite player. His name is Will Clark. It seemed almost too good to be true. He wore No...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 798 reads 24 comments

  19. UEFA Champions League: How Important Was Juve's Victory over Real Madrid?

    To say that Juventus needed to beat Real Madrid Tuesday night wouldn't have put you out on a limb at all. Due to numerous injuries and some questionable decision making by Juve manager Claudio Ranieri, the Bianconeri had been in terrible form...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 224 reads 6 comments

  20. San Francisco 49ers: The New Laughing Stock of the NFL?

    So the San Francisco 49ers have now gone through another head coach after Mike Nolan got the all but expected axe Monday night. But is this really a shock? It seemed like a fairy tale back when Nolan was hired by the 49ers...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 984 reads 17 comments

  21. Tampa Bay Rays Fans: Bandwagoning to the Max?

    As I sat and watched Game Seven of the American League Championship Series between the Red Sox and the Rays, I asked myself a very interesting question.....

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 799 reads 75 comments

  22. Is Claudio Ranieri Doing Anything to Help His Cause?

    Claudio Ranieri hasn't done anything to cool off his already steaming hot seat with some of the decisions he has made. Juventus' 2-1 loss to Napoli in Naples has to sum up the way things have gone for Ranieri and his men...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 133 reads 10 comments

  23. Sebastian Giovinco (Finally) Signs His Contract Extension With Juventus

    One of the most highly publicized contract negotiations in years has come to an end...finally. No more rumors of a transfer to Arsenal or being included in a package to acquire a big-time player in the transfer market...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 280 reads 5 comments

  24. Buster Posey's Tour Continues As He Heads Back to the Desert

    It's hard to think that one of the best catching prospects in the game would play only once every couple days. However, this is what happened to San Francisco Giants uber prospect Buster Posey...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 372 reads 0 comments

  25. ESPN's Bias Has Reached a Ridiculous Point

    As Mike Greenberg signed off of SportsCenter yesterday, he declared Tony Romo's busted pinkie "the biggest story in all of sports." The biggest story? Really Mike? ESPN made it seem like Romo is out for three years, not three or four weeks...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 6 years ago 1,229 reads 19 comments