1. Sebastian Giovinco Has Arrived and Juventus Must Take Full Advantage of It

    There comes a time in every young player's career where it just seems to click. Everything seems to be in slow motion and the results are better than ever before...

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  2. Juventus-Chelsea: The Old Lady Bows Out with the Utmost of Class

    Everybody in Turin was saying it in the days leading up to the second leg of Juventus' Champions League clash with Chelsea. The Old Lady had to be perfect...

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  3. NL West Debate: Which Rotation Would You Rather Have, San Francisco or Arizona?

    We have seen a lot of players move from one National League West team to another over the past decade, and this season is no different...

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  4. Juventus-Chelsea Second Leg: Five Questions if the Bianconeri Want To Advance

    It was a tough time of it when Juventus made their way to London a week and a half ago for its Champions League matchup with Chelsea...

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  5. Is 2009 the Year that Barry Zito Has a Productive Season In San Francisco?

    San Francisco Giants broadcaster Jon Miller’s description of Barry Zito’s first season and change in the orange and black couldn’t have been more accurate...

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  6. The Curious Case of Noah Lowry's Injury Problems

    When the 2007 season ended, Noah Lowry and San Francisco Giants management never could've predicted that the talk about the health of the 28-year-old gifted left arm would still be going on. However, that's the case as Spring Training 2009 enters Week Two

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  7. Claudio Ranieri Needs To Change Something If Juve Want To Be Successful Again

    Sometimes a coach is merely the scapegoat for his team's poor performances. Other times, he is the harbinger responsible for it. Claudio Ranieri is the latter...

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  8. San Francisco Giants Place Four On Baseball America's Top 100 Prospect List

    For a team that barely had any sort of the minor league system three years ago, the San Francisco Giants can now say they have one of the best around...

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  9. Joe Crede to the Twins: Brian Sabean and the Giants Let a Smart Option Get Away

    Two weeks ago I made the argument that the San Francisco Giants should sign third baseman Joe Crede because it was not only a smart baseball move, but a smart business move as well...

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  10. Juventus-Chelsea: Five Questions for Bianconeri Glory

    To say that Juventus haven't been playing well for the last month would be a pretty logical thought that few would oppose. However, Juve have been in this situation before this season...

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  11. Antonio Cassano: Juventus Really Needs to Think Twice

    When last season ended, many Juventus fans were wondering why their beloved Bianconeri were going after Amauri when they already had one of the best strike forces in Europe...

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  12. San Francisco Giants Spring Training: Three Non-Roster Invitees To Watch

    They don’t get the attention that players competing for a major league roster spot get, but sometimes surprises come from players not on the 40-man roster during Spring Training.This is true for San Francisco...

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  13. The Pavel Nedved Debate: Is It Time For The Czech Fury To Check Out?

    Since his arrival from Lazio in 2001, Pavel Nedved has been a fixture on the Juventus left wing every week...

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  14. San Francisco Giants: Five Questions for 2009

    When Saturday, Feb. 14, rolls around, San Francisco Giants' pitchers and catchers will have all reported, and spring training will have officially begun in Scottsdale, Arizona...

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  15. San Francisco Giants Roundtable: Should Brian Sabean Be Brought Back After 2009?

    In his first season as the San Francisco Giants’ General Manager, Brian Sabean was the architect of a team that went from losing 94 games to winning 90 in 1997...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 5 years ago 275 reads 12 comments

  16. Joe Crede to San Francisco: Why Signing Him Makes So Much Sense

    The last time Bay Area television station KPIX reported the San Francisco Giants had offered a free agent a contract, it was a case of hoping on the Manny Ramirez bandwagon and trying to get the scoop on something that never ended up happening...

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  17. Attention San Francisco Giants Fans: Manny Ramirez Won't Solve Everything

    The vision of Manny Ramirez wearing the orange and black of the Giants is something that a lot of people in San Francisco want to become a reality and there’s no denying that...

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  18. San Francisco Giants Roundtable: Which Youngster Will Have the Biggest Impact?

    Despite having three of its four signings this offseason be over 30 years old, the San Francisco Giants still insist there is a youth movement taking place at AT&T Park...

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  19. Déjà Vu All Over Again: Can Juventus Make a Second Comeback This Season?

    The end of Juventus’ January seemed to look a lot a like the end of September. The past week has seen two very disappointing results in Serie A due to a dip in form, injuries ...

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  20. Madison Bumgarner Named San Francisco Giants' Top Prospect by Baseball America

    To any baseball prospect nut like myself, when your respective team comes out on the Baseball America website, you set aside the day to thumb through the pages of information and read the scouting reports...

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  21. Juventus, Claudio Ranieri Need To Wake Up Before the Scudetto Is Out of Reach

    When the winter break ended, the Juventus faithful were fully expecting a Scudetto push that would see Inter Milan taken off their perch atop Italian football. However, that hasn't been the case at all...

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  22. Noah Lowry or Jonathan Sanchez? San Francisco Giants Fifth Starter Debate

    When Giants Manager Bruce Bochy announced a preliminary starting rotation this past week, neither Noah Lowry nor Jonathan Sanchez were a part of it...

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  23. Player Ratings: Juventus 1-0 Fiorentina

    Probably the most important match of Week 20 in Serie A was Juventus hosting Fiorentina at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin. Both teams were without several key players...

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  24. Claudio Marchisio Vs. Riccardo Montolivo: Serie A's Battle of the Young Guns

    They were teammates on Italy's team that reached the quarterfinals at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but Saturday night in Turin they will be going up against each other in the center of the midfield when Juventus host Fiorentina...

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  25. Italy Has Young Talent and a Lot of It

    I recently found my way onto an article discussing the way Italian clubs handle their youngsters on the London Free Press website, entitled “Failure to develop young stars will come back to kick Italy...

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