1. The Encore Was Even Better: Tim Lincecum Wins the 2009 NL Cy Young

    Coming into the 2009 season, many people wondered what exactly Tim Lincecum could do following a first full year in the bigs where he won the National League Cy Young Award...

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  2. Kicking Tires: Should the Giants Sign Pudge Rodriguez to Mentor Buster Posey?

    Ah, November baseball. Not the part of the month where frigid temperatures make players taking part in the World Series dress like they’re about to embark on a voyage to the Arctic...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 501 reads 12 comments

  3. Angel Villalona Out on Bail: The Odd Twists and Turns Just Keep Coming

    Sept. 19, 2009 has two very different meanings for the San Francisco Giants organization. On one end of the spectrum, their High-A affiliate, the San Jose Giants, celebrated yet another California ...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 2,243 reads 6 comments

  4. Aging Like a Fine Wine: Celebrating Alessandro Del Piero on His 35th Birthday

    It's hard to put into words what Alessandro Del Piero has meant to Juventus since he first put on the black and white jersey in 1993. He is a club idol in every sense of the term...

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  5. Juventus-Atalanta: Mauro Camoranesi's Brace Leads Juve in Bergamo Thriller

    They say the most dangerous lead to have when you're ahead is when you're up by two. For Juventus on Saturday night, that was exactly the case...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 186 reads 4 comments

  6. Juventus-Maccabi Haifa: Mauro Camoranesi's Goal Gives Juve Slim Win

    The one thing that Juventus has been doing consistently so far this season is playing inconsistent. In just a three-day span, the Juve faithful saw two different sides to their beloved team...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 359 reads 17 comments

  7. Juventus-Sampdoria: Amauri Bags a Brace As Bianconeri Crush Samp 5-1

    Entering Wednesday night's game against Sampdoria, the Juventus offense had remained somewhat stagnant. The opportunities were being created, but the balls just weren't going into the back of the net...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 240 reads 6 comments

  8. Sampdoria-Juventus Preview: Bianconeri Attempt To Slow Down Surging Samp

    When you look at the top of the Serie A table, seeing Juventus in the top three shouldn't be any kind of surprise to anybody. Defending champions Inter being at the top of the table isn't a surprise to anyone either...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 182 reads 6 comments

  9. Juventus-Siena: Amauri's Late Header Sees Juve Get Back to Its Winning Ways

    The last time Juventus claimed three points in Serie A was five weeks ago. Three draws, one depressing loss to Palermo, and a whole lot of people wondering what happened to the squad that got out of the blocks so quickly...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 131 reads 4 comments

  10. Juventus-Maccabi Haifa: Giorgio Chiellini, Gigi Buffon Secure Three Vital Points

    When Juventus took the field at the Stadio Olimpico against Maccabi Haifa on Wednesday, it had been over a month since they had last recorded a victory...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 392 reads 4 comments

  11. Time For a Change: Why Sebastian Giovinco Should Get His Chance to Start

    The void that has been left by captain Alessandro Del Piero's injury struggles is becoming more and more evident as the weeks go by...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 384 reads 4 comments

  12. Juventus-Fiorentina: Bianconeri Dominate Match But Only Manage 1-1 Draw

    Juventus entered the international break looking for answers. A string of disappointing results in both Serie A and Champions League left Ciro Ferrara wondering what exactly his team had to do to get three points...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 161 reads 12 comments

  13. San Francisco Giants Roundtable: Deadline Deals Fail to Bring the Goods

    The day after GM Brian Sabean got a new two-year contract, it's only fitting that the two deadline deals that didn't exactly live up to the billing during the stretch drive...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 430 reads 6 comments

  14. Superman to Play With Pain: Is Gianluigi Buffon Making the Right Choice?

    The injury bug, not the one that stung Fabio Cannavaro and caused the whole doping controversy this past week, is making it's annual tour through the Juventus squad...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 357 reads 5 comments

  15. Top Five San Francisco Giants Storylines Heading into the 2009 Offseason

    With the 2009 season coming to an end this past weekend, another October will go by without the San Francisco Giants taking part in postseason baseball. However, unlike the previous four seasons, the Giants will be finishing the year above ...

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  16. Despite the Giants' Ups and Downs, It Was a Fun 2009 Season in San Francisco

    With Sunday’s 4-3 win in extras over the San Diego Padres a thing of the past, the 2009 San Francisco Giants season is officially completed. Every one of the 162 games has been completed, and the book has been written...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 444 reads 14 comments

  17. Juventus-Bayern Munich: Five Questions for Bianconeri Glory at the Allianz

    For many fans, Juventus' Champions League opener at home against French champions Bordeaux was a disappointing result to say the least...

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  18. Juventus-Bologna: Bianconeri Left Stunned After Stoppage Time Equalizer

    The message that Juventus manager Ciro Ferrara has been saying to his team and in the press is that getting the maximum amount of points against the lower level teams is something that must happen if they want to contend for the Scudetto...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about 5 years ago 215 reads 7 comments

  19. Return of Superman: Gianluigi Buffon Has Reclaimed His Spot as the World's Best

    Even the best have their struggles. For Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, his 2008-09 campaign was filled with a number in storylines that went along with his team’s inconsistent finish to the season...

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  20. With the Playoffs All But Gone, It Should Be Buster Posey Time in San Francisco

    The aftermath of the crucial nine-game stretch for the San Francisco Giants against two division rivals, has come and gone with the results many expected two weeks ago...

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  21. Juventus-Livorno: Bianconeri Remain Perfect in Serie A With Win at the Olimpico

    Before Saturday's game against Livorno, multiple members of the Juventus squad demanded that anything less than three points would not be tolerated...

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  22. Juventus-Bordeaux: Bianconeri Fail to Impress in Champions League Opener

    A new season of Champions League brought a new set of expectations for Italy's Old Lady. With Juventus opening their Champions League campaign against French champion Bordeaux at home ...

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  23. The Freak Delivers Again: Tim Lincecum's Return Came at the Perfect Time

    It had been 11 days since Tim Lincecum toed the rubber for the beloved orange and black. Those 11 long days have seen the San Francisco Giants get back into, fall out of, and now kind ...

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  24. For One Day, Brad Penny Has Brought Some Optimism Back to San Francisco

    I'll be honest, when the Giants signed Brad Penny on Aug. 31, I wasn't thinking he could recreate what he did the last time he was considered a legitimate major-league pitcher when he first strapped on the orange and black...

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  25. Juventus-Lazio: Bianconeri Conquer Olimpico Yet Again, Win 2-0 In Rome

    Another week, another trip to Rome, and another win at Stadio Olimpico for Italy's Old Lady. Sandwiched on either side of the international break, Juventus traveled to Rome for the second consecutive week, this time to face Lazio...

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