1. Midterm Evaluation: Looking Back at 10 San Francisco Giants Storylines

    Major League Baseball's official midway point has come and gone and it's time to get back to baseball that actually counts. The San Francisco Giants have had their fair share of torture over the course of the season's first 88 games...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 4 years ago 1,592 reads 5 comments

  2. Italy vs. Paraguay World Cup 2010 Live Blog: Results, Scores and Analysis

    An interesting match to say the least. At times, Italy looked like the dominant team while other stages of the match they still lacked creativity up top. They had chances, but could have done a lot better...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 4 years ago 2,556 reads 18 comments

  3. Handing Out the Hardware: Juventus' 2009-10 End of the Season Awards

    The season from hell for Juventus is over and done with. Thirty-eight games league games—some good, most of them incredibly mediocre and bad—have come and gone with the aftermath being a massive one...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 4 years ago 1,052 reads 19 comments

  4. Juventus-Milan Preview: Week 38's Big Matchup That Means Nothing at All

    When the 2009-10 Serie A fixture list was released, the matchup of Juventus v. AC Milan on the season's final weekend was looked at as a potential Scudetto decider. The schedule was set up for some great drama...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 4 years ago 368 reads 3 comments

  5. San Francisco Giants April Prospect Report: Brandon Belt's Monster Pro Debut

    The first month of a baseball season is by no means an accurate gauge of what a player's season is going to be like. Sample sizes are just plain wonky...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 4 years ago 7,116 reads 8 comments

  6. Rebuilding Juventus: Andrea Agnelli Is Step One in a Much-Needed Process

    To say this season has been Juventus’ worst ever wouldn’t be a stretch. Statistically, there is still a chance to officially make it the worst of all time...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 4 years ago 834 reads 31 comments

  7. Juventus-Inter: Maicon's Stunner Wins the Derby Against 10-Man Juve

    If you were to say Inter Milan were going to win the Derby d'Italia, you wouldn't have been going out on a limb. This match was a Scudetto decider—but not the one many thought before the season began...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 4 years ago 308 reads 10 comments

  8. Derby d'Italia Preview: Inter Fight For the Scudetto, Juventus Fight for Pride

    When Juventus faced off against Inter Milan in December, the Scudetto picture looked a whole lot different than it does right now...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 4 years ago 451 reads 2 comments

  9. Mirror Image: Alberto Zaccheroni's Juventus Looks Exactly Like Ciro Ferrara's

    After Juventus’ exit from the Coppa Italia at the end of January, the board was convinced a coaching change was the right thing to do. Rookie coach Ciro Ferrara was shown the door in favor of Alberto Zaccheroni and all of his experience...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 4 years ago 372 reads 12 comments

  10. John Bowker's Hot Spring Gets Him a Much-Deserved Starting Spot in Right Field

    John Bowker's spot on the Giants' opening day roster wasn't a guarantee when spring training opened. With a minor league option left and players ahead of him in the pecking order, Bowker had to earn his way onto the roster...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 4 years ago 1,382 reads 2 comments

  11. Sebastian Giovinco Needs To Be Set Loose in Juventus' Last Seven Games

    Five days ago, the look on Sebastian Giovinco's face said it all. Juventus had just gone down 2-1 in an eventual 3-1 loss, and because of Alberto Zaccheroni's strange final substitution, ...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about over 4 years ago 721 reads 61 comments

  12. Juventus-Fulham Preview: Five Keys To Victory for the Old Lady In London

    It had been awhile since Juventus put in a performance like what was saw against Fulham last week. Juve's 3-1 victory at the Stadio Olimpico last Thursday was not only one where the ...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 5 years ago 268 reads 18 comments

  13. What's the Rush? Madison Bumgarner Should Begin 2010 at Triple-A Fresno

    The Madison Bumgarner that made his major league debut last September wasn't the same Madison Bumgarner we had heard so much about the past two years...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 5 years ago 1,917 reads 14 comments

  14. Juventus-Fulham: Old Guys Lead The Way As Juve Dominate Cottagers 3-1

    When first looking at the Juve starters, one might have thought, "Wow. This is going to be one of those disappointing nights, isn't it?" You wouldn't have been going out on a limb with that kind of thought...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 5 years ago 184 reads 19 comments

  15. Juventus-Fulham: Five Questions for the Old Lady in Thursday's First Leg

    The journey in the European competition that nobody expected Juventus to be a part of continues Thursday night when the Bianconeri host Fulham at the Stadio Olimpico...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 5 years ago 339 reads 16 comments

  16. Juventus-Fiorentina: Diego, Fabio Grosso Score As Juve Win in Florence

    After such a disappointing performance against Palermo, Juventus had to come back with a positive showing against Fiorentina...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 5 years ago 259 reads 3 comments

  17. Recouping Losses: Juventus Must Consider Selling Felipe Melo to Arsenal

    When Juventus moved for and eventually bought Felipe Melo this summer, a lot of people wondered why such a huge transfer could seemingly come out of nowhere...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 5 years ago 1,067 reads 22 comments

  18. Juventus-Ajax: Bianconeri Advance To Europa League Round of 16 After 0-0 Draw

    Juventus entered the second leg of their Europa League tie with Ajax not only having the home field advantage, but also with the aggregate scoreline in their favor...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 5 years ago 221 reads 18 comments

  19. Juventus-Ajax Preview: Five Questions If the Bianconeri Want to Advance

    It was a far from dominating affair, but somehow, some way, Juventus came away with a 2-1 win over Ajax in Amsterdam six days ago. Statistically, Juve were dominated in almost every category there is...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 5 years ago 375 reads 8 comments

  20. Juventus-Ajax: Amauri's Brace Gives Juve Crucial Away Win In Amsterdam

    Amauri has been criticized by just about anybody who follows Juventus. It's not like he hasn't deserved the criticism he has received. For almost the entire year of 2009 and the beginning of 2010, he wasn't doing what he was paid to do...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 5 years ago 359 reads 21 comments

  21. Juventus-Ajax Preview: Five Questions For The Bianconeri In Amdsterdam

    When Juventus face Ajax in Amsterdam on Thursday night, they will find themselves in uncharted territory. However, it's the uncharted territory the Old Lady never wanted to be in...

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  22. Off to Camp We Go: 10 San Francisco Giants Storylines Heading into Spring Training

    Just a few hours remain before San Francisco Giants pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Giants enter 2010 with raised expectations after a 16-game improvement on their record...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 5 years ago 4,133 reads 41 comments

  23. Juventus-Genoa: Alessandro Del Piero's Brace Gives Juve a Much Needed Victory

    If Juventus wanted to give themselves any chance of getting back into the top four, a win against Genoa was the only option...

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  24. Forgotten Again: Sebastian Giovinco Is Wasting Away On Juventus' Bench

    It’s easy to lose small things in a crowd. It’s easy for the shortest one in a group of giants to seemingly go unnoticed no matter what is happening around them. That shouldn’t be the case with Sebastian Giovinco...

    Danny Penza Written by Danny Penza about almost 5 years ago 828 reads 52 comments

  25. Gone Campin': San Francisco Giants Non-Roster Position Players To Watch

    The list of non-roster invitees for any major league team is interesting. A mixture of young talent trying to make a name for themselves and veterans looking for another shot in the bigs as spring training gets underway...

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