1. Barry Bonds and A Bay Area Sports Round-Up

    Barry Bonds is on trial, the Niners are prepping for the seventh pick in the NFL Draft next week; the Giants are gearing up for the rubber match in a key series against the Dodgers; ...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 3 years ago 2,418 reads 0 comments

  2. Scottsdale Spring Training: A San Francisco Giants Fan Guide

    No joke: Spring training has changed my life. What started as a one-off fluke of a trip that my dad and I took down to Scottsdale to check out some late-spring Giants tuneups has turned ...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 5 years ago 5,476 reads 1 comments

  3. After Loss, USC OC Steve Sarkisian Demoted to Oakland Raiders Head Coach

    LOS ANGELES — After an embarrassing loss to unranked Oregon State in front of a nationally televised audience in a Thursday night game, the previously #1 ranked USC Trojans made a difficult—but ...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about almost 6 years ago 1,679 reads 5 comments

  4. Lincecum, Giants Lose On a Phantom Balk

    Let the players on the field decide the outcome of the game.Heard that before? It's been a saying for over 100 years for a very good reason—because time and time again the umpires, ...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about 6 years ago 2,289 reads 7 comments

  5. Memo to Don Nelson: Call More Plays for Andris Biedrins

    The Golden State Warriors have lost three of its last four and are teetering on the brink of playoff elimination. If it hadn't been for Denver's ineptitude in losses to Sacramento and Seattle, the Dubs would already be done...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 6 years ago 1,449 reads 17 comments

  6. The Best Things About Spring Training

    I just got back from a four-day jaunt to Scottsdale for some Spring Training action, my fourth year in a row doing this trip (and sixth time overall)...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 6 years ago 1,675 reads 11 comments

  7. Randy Moss and Daunte Culpepper: Reunited?

    ESPN's John Clayton has reported today that Randy Moss and Daunte Culpepper are conspiring to reunite and "finish what they started" by signing with the same team as free agents...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 6 years ago 2,988 reads 19 comments

  8. Super Bowl XLII: 19-0*

    Bleacher Report's official stance on Super Bowl XLII? That was one hell of a game. Leave your post-Super Bowl comments here, and let us know what you think of one of the most intrigue-ridden Super Bowls in recent memory...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 6 years ago 1,989 reads 70 comments

  9. Dirty Laundry: Hawaii Gets the Last Laugh and a BCS Bowl

    I'll admit it.I was wrong.In this space over the last couple weeks, I savaged the Hawaii Warriors, their fans, and all those noble defenders of unbeaten records—here and here—in an effort to make a point about strength of schedule...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 6 years ago 2,507 reads 20 comments

  10. Best Venues: Mays Field and The L.A. Coliseum

    Ok, so maybe I'm a little biased. My two nominations for 'Best Venues' are the home stadiums for my two favorite teams...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 6 years ago 1,307 reads 2 comments

  11. Dirty Laundry: A Reality Check for Hawaii Fans

    I thought my days of ranting about Hawaii, the BCS, and strength of schedule were done.I thought I would spend my Thanksgiving quietly stuffing myself with turkey, watching USC take on Arizona ...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 6 years ago 2,503 reads 25 comments

  12. Memo to Hawaii Lovers: Strength of Schedule Matters

    Enough is enough. In the last few days, we've seen every Strength of Schedule-ignoring, sandal-wearing Hawaii apologist under the island sun show up at Bleacher Report, crying out that the Warriors deserve BCS title consideration...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 6 years ago 2,848 reads 29 comments

  13. From the Desk of Brian Sabean

    For all you Giants fans out there, here's the open letter SF Giants GM Brian Sabean sent to season ticket holders to mark the end of a dismal season:Dear Dave, While the 2007 season ...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about almost 7 years ago 613 reads 0 comments

  14. Sports Movie Review: Ghosts of Flatbush

    I recently had the chance to watch an excellent HBO Sports documentary about the Brooklyn Dodgers called Ghosts of Flatbush.As a Giants fan, I don't usually go out of my way to spend two hours watching a paean to my hated rivals...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about almost 7 years ago 1,529 reads 6 comments

  15. MLB Draft: Giants Pass on Beau Mills; Fanbase Sighs

    For the San Francisco Giants and their fans, one need stood above the others in Thursday's MLB Draft: offense. More specifically: power from the corners of the outfield and infield, on which the Giants with the exception of the soon-to-retire Mr...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about 7 years ago 61 reads 5 comments

  16. Of Trent Green and Ray Finkle: The Miami Dolphins' Curse Lives On

    Author's Note: Welcome Phinphinatics. Hope you enjoy Bleacher Report, where anyone who follows sports can be a sportswriter. NFL season is just around the corner, so if you have something to say, join the site and add your own editorial to the mix...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about 7 years ago 1,664 reads 6 comments

  17. Giants Fans Should Be Wary of Tim Lincecum

    For Giants fans who've been calling Tim Lincecum "the Franchise" since grainy video of his superhuman abilities at the University of Washington surfaced shortly after San Francisco ...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about 7 years ago 821 reads 8 comments

  18. Memo to Raiders: Drop Randy Moss, Sign David Carr, Draft Calvin Johnson

    A while ago , I suggested that the Raiders take a detour on their slapstick coaching search and hire much-heralded but not-oft-considered Norm Chow. Needless to say, they didn't follow my advice...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 7 years ago 883 reads 27 comments

  19. NFL Running Back Roundup: Jones, Henry Find New Homes With Jets, Broncos

    The latest news from the NFL's second season, free agency, concerns a couple of solid running backs changing teams in search of what look like greener pastures...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 7 years ago 537 reads 1 comments

  20. Raiders Would Be Wise to Set Sights on Norm Chow

    All is not well in Raider Nation. With the stench of a 2-14 season hanging on the air, Al Davis and crew must shake off the embarrassment of the darkly comic second Art Shell Era ...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about over 7 years ago 378 reads 19 comments

  21. NBA Tradewinds a Blowin

    Is anyone else still thoroughly confused by the NBA offseason rules? Players can agree to contracts in principle on certain dates, but can't sign on the dotted line until a few weeks later...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about almost 9 years ago 458 reads 3 comments

  22. ESPN Hollywood, Box Office Flop

    I just forced myself to sit through an entire episode of ESPN Hollywood, and I’m starting to think that Mark Shapiro jumped ship to avoid the humiliation of witnessing the demise of his once-proud network...

    Dave Nemetz Written by Dave Nemetz about 8 years ago 492 reads 0 comments