1. Player Ratings: Juventus 1-1 Lazio

    If Juventus' match against Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome needed any more importance, Inter Milan's shocking 3-1 loss to Atalanta opened the door for both sides to get three points closer to the Serie A leaders...

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  2. Battle In The Capital: Juventus Vs. Lazio Preview

    The final week of Serie A's first half offers another classic fixture as two of the hottest and highest scoring teams clash with Juventus traveling to Italy's capital to face Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico...

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  3. The Case for the Scudetto: Do Juventus Have a Legitimate Shot to Catch Inter?

    Italy head coach Marcello Lippi recently said: “Inter Milan will have to sweat for the Scudetto this year." Who will be the team that will cause Jose Mourinho and his Inter squad to possibly ...

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  4. What Can Giants Fans Expect from Pablo Sandoval Next Season?

    When the calendar turned to 2008, few people knew whom Pablo Sandoval was. His stats weren’t eye-popping and, because of it, his name didn’t show up on any kind of prospect rankings...

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  5. Could the New York Yankees Hold the Answer to the San Francisco Giants' Offense?

    While he never had a chance to come to San Francisco, Mark Teixiera, believe it or not, may be helping the Giants solve their offensive woes. Since Tex signed in New York, the Giants rumor mill has been as busy as ever this winter...

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  6. While Trying to Win In the Present, Giants Management Can't Forget the Future

    It's easy to say that the San Francisco Giants have been active this winter. It seems like every week there is a new signing or new name being linked to the club as they look to compete while seeing homegrown talent make an impact...

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  7. Who's Manning the Giants' Hot Corner? Nobody Really Knows...

    There have been many names linked to who will be playing on the corners next season in San Francisco. Some we all knew would never happen, but some seem like they would actually be logical...

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  8. Juventus Roundtable: Should the Old Lady Make a Big Move in January?

    After two months on the sidelines because of busy lives and the holiday season, the Juventus Roundtable has returned to discuss January’s hottest topic: the winter transfer window...

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  9. Gianluigi Buffon on Inter Milan: "The Best Do Not Always Win"

    When a lot of athletes have a press conferences, it's pretty easy to predict what they are going to say. That is the nature of sports: just a bunch of cliches...

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  10. Would Bringing Manny Ramirez to San Francisco Really Be Worth It?

    With the Denver Post reports coming out that the San Francisco Giants are "interested" in free agent outfielder Manny Ramirez, people are now envisioning a meaningful October by the Bay for the first time in five years...

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  11. Serie A News and Notes: Gianluigi Buffon Set to Return, Diego Milito Staying Put

    Thank goodness that January and the winter transfer window is approaching or else Serie A's winter break would be a pretty boring time. There has been plenty of news, however, going on in Italy's top flight...

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  12. The Evolution of Marco Belinelli from Sharp Shooter to Complete Player

    When Golden State Warriors shooting guard Marco Belinelli arrived in the NBA, he was known strictly as a shooter and nothing else...

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  13. Randy Johnson to San Francisco: What Happened to the Youth Movement?

    The San Francisco Giants public relations department will love the fact they can now advertise that 60 percent of the team's rotation has won a Cy Young Award...

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  14. San Francisco Giants 2008 Year In Review

    For everything that went wrong for the San Francisco Giants in 2008, there were still reasons to smile as the future pieces of the club also made an impact in the present day...

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  15. Juventus 2008 Year In Review

    2008 has been a great year for Italy's most historic club. Juventus have not only returned to Serie A, but also returned to the Champions League. There have been highs and of course lows because nothing is perfect in this world...

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  16. San Francisco Giants News and Notes: Tim Lincecum Gets Yet Another Award

    I think it's pretty safe to say that Tim Lincecum was the best pitcher in the majors this past season. And considering the most recent award he has claimed, my viewpoint is shared by many...

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  17. Juventus Youngsters Proving a Big Signing Isn't Needed Anytime Soon

    The Juventus youth system has always been full of talent. Two of this season's three youth products were on display in Juventus' 4-2 victory over rival AC Milan Sunday night, getting the attention of those who had not heard of them before...

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  18. Juventus-AC Milan: Player Ratings

    This was certainly one of the most exciting matches of the Serie A season so far, living up to all the hype that was surrounding Sunday night's clash of Italian titans...

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  19. CC Sabathia Not Signing In San Francisco Is a Good Thing

    So, when people thought the rumors of the San Francisco Giants signing CC Sabathia were true, and that the burly lefty would come to play for the team he grew up watching, he did what any realistic player would do...

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  20. Battle of the Italian Legends: Paolo Maldini vs. Alessandro Del Piero

    When Juventus hosts rival AC Milan this Sunday night, there will be more than just sole possession of second place in Serie A and a realistic shot at the Scudetto on the line...

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  21. Jorge Cantu to the San Francisco Giants? Thanks, But No Thanks

    The biggest rumor at Winter Meetings in Las Vegas having to with the San Francisco Giants—and not CC Sabathia—is steadily gaining momentum. A National League source told MLB...

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  22. San Francisco Giants Debate: Is the Edgar Renteria Signing Really a Good Move?

    So shortstop Edgar Renteria is now a member of the San Francisco Giants after signing a two-year, $18.5 million contract Thursday...

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  23. The Bullpen Bolstering Continues: Bob Howry Is On His Way to San Francisco

    San Francisco Giants General Manager Brian Sabean stated before the free agent frenzy began that strengthening the team's bullpen was a top priority. Already adding left-hander Jeremy Affeldt, the Giants agreed to a one-year deal worth $2...

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  24. Positives and Negatives: A Look at the 2008/09 Juventus Season

    The expectations going into this season were sky-high with experts predicting Juventus could return to the heights they achieved before their demotion to Serie B...

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  25. Madison Bumgarner Voted Minor League Baseball's Starter of the Year By Fans

    San Francisco Giants pitching prospect Madison Bumgarner has only pitched one season in the minors, but he might have to buy another trophy case if he keeps his current pace up...

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