1. NFL Playoffs: Are There Actually Real Super Bowl Contenders in the NFC?

    In January, I wrote an article about why the NFC will be stronger than the AFC in 2012. Boy, was I wrong. Sure, the Falcons are 12-2...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 444 reads 1 comments

  2. San Francisco 49ers: Why LaMichael James Is Key to San Francisco's Playoff Run

    For the first time on Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers unleashed their secret weapon: LaMichael James...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 9,105 reads 30 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers: Should Alex Smith or Colin Kaepernick Start at Quarterback?

    Lost in the midst of the Colin Kaepernick success is Alex Smith 's hot hand and his recent success with the 49ers ...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 2,926 reads 44 comments

  4. 4 Unsung Heroes Who Have Been Vital in the Creation of the SF Giants Dynasty

    Every time a team wins a championship, some players are overwhelmed with boatloads of praise. And, every time a team wins a championship, some key components to the team's success are overshadowed...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 2,936 reads 2 comments

  5. SF 49ers: Is Offense Good Enough to Lead the Way to a Super Bowl Win?

    Last year, the San Francisco 49ers managed to win an offensive shootout in the playoffs. However, if that scenario were to come up again in a postseason game, Niners fans would not feel confident about the daunting situation...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 948 reads 1 comments

  6. SF Giants: Ranking the 21 Greatest Moments from Their Magical Playoff Run

    Every time a team wins the World Series, people like to flip through their storybook and find the most important playoff moments. Usually, one or two players get hot and carry a team through the postseason...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 435 reads 3 comments

  7. MLB Offseason: Why the SF Giants Should Stock Up by Dealing Hector Sanchez

    Buster Posey was expected to play about 100 games in 2012, so winning the backup catcher job in spring training was huge for Hector Sanchez. However, Posey hit .336 with 24 homers and 103 RBI, and he barely saw any time off...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 2,552 reads 1 comments

  8. Gregor Blanco: The Epic Tale of Another San Francisco Giant Hero

    Concealed in the 2012 MLB playoff mess and well-known players like Marco Scutaro , Ryan Vogelsong and Buster Posey emerging as heroes was the impact of another player trying to make a name for himself...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 1,556 reads 4 comments

  9. SF Giants: Should Tim Lincecum Be Converted into a Full-Time Reliever?

    Tim Lincecum went through the worst season of his career in 2012, losing 15 games with a 5.18 ERA. And, once he struggled and got the loss in a start in Game 4 of the NLCS, that was it for him starting...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 5,341 reads 22 comments

  10. San Francisco Giants: Why They Are Built for Long-Term Success

    The playoffs seem to be the time that the Giants come out and start to win. But unlike 2012, it’s taken six elimination games to wake them up. So, the Giants came through...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 1,227 reads 0 comments

  11. Why the San Francisco Giants Are the Ultimate Feel-Good Story

    Adversity. Adversity is the word that has defined San Francisco's up-and-down season. They faced so much of it, and every time, they responded. Closer Brian Wilson went down with an injury...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 656 reads 0 comments

  12. MLB Playoffs: Why It's Time for Madison Bumgarner to Be Demoted to the Bullpen

    Thanks to an eight-inning gem in Game 4 of the 2010 World Series, Madison Bumgarner is known as a big-game pitcher. But, after his performance in the 2012 playoffs, it's hard to give him that title...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 1,828 reads 4 comments

  13. San Francisco Giants: Why Tim Lincecum Should Start Game 1 of the NLCS

    Call me crazy, but I truly believe that Lincecum deserves to start Game 1 of the NLCS . He wasn't in the NLDS rotation for the Giants , but he made an impact as a reliever, making ...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 1,922 reads 2 comments

  14. Four Takeaways from Denver's Tough Loss to New England

    Despite yet another loss, Broncos fans are staying optimistic about their season, their quarterback, their defense and their team. And they have good reason to do so...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 287 reads 0 comments

  15. 2012 ALDS: Why the Oakland A's Aren't Doomed Just Yet

    Oakland was shocked after Game 2. They had been winning close games all year long, and because of their ability to do that, they snuck into the playoffs and grabbed home-field advantage for the ALDS ...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 495 reads 0 comments

  16. What the Denver Broncos Must Do to Beat the New England Patriots

    When the 2012 NFL schedule was announced, most NFL fans circled October 7 on their calendar. Why? Because Peyton Manning was set to take on Tom Brady for the first time since sporting Denver orange...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 1,208 reads 1 comments

  17. 2012 ALDS: A's Fail to Ignite Offense, Fall Behind Tigers with 3-1 Loss

    Coco Crisp boosted the Oakland A's early on, giving them a lead four pitches into the game. Then, the A's couldn't do anything right on offense...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 129 reads 0 comments

  18. Breaking Down the Giants-Reds NLDS Matchup by Each Position

    As the San Francisco Giants gear up for a brutal playoff run, we fans try to create playoff scenarios for the team. And, as we think, Bruce Bochy makes his decisions...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 1,110 reads 2 comments

  19. SF Giants: Breaking Down How the 2012 Team Is Different from 2010

    The 2010 San Francisco Giants were a team of torture, quirkiness, and talent. Despite not being known as a great team, they found a way to win the World Series...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 1,565 reads 5 comments

  20. 2012 MLB Playoffs: Oakland A's Can Continue Great Run, Get to World Series

    Last night, O.co Coliseum was rocking. And no, it wasn’t for the Raiders. Because of their improbable, amazing second-half run, the Athletics had finally earned the fan support they strived for...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 2,865 reads 0 comments

  21. NLDS: Why Facing the Reds Would Be Much Better for the Giants

    The Nationals and Reds are battling for the best record in the National League Division Series, while the Giants are just relaxing. But, should the Giants really be relaxing? No, they shouldn ’t be...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 835 reads 0 comments

  22. San Francisco Giants: Why Tim Lincecum Must Be in the Playoff Rotation

    If you look at Tim Lincecum ’s stats this year, I’m sure you won’t be impressed. The former ace is 10-15 with a 5.15 ERA, and he has lost about all of his pitch command...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 2,199 reads 11 comments

  23. Vernon Davis, Others to Star on New Sport Science Show Premiering Saturday

    Admit it—if you've watched "Sport Science" then you definitely had your mind stuffed with information. And, you definitely learned something too...

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  24. Harrison Barnes: Why He Will Be a Star for the Golden State Warriors

    There was talk about Harrison Barnes being drafted in the top five, or even in the top three, of the 2012 NBA Draft. So, the Warriors felt awfully lucky when they got the chance to snag him with the seventh pick...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 2,935 reads 10 comments

  25. 2012 MLB Playoffs: Predicting the San Francisco Giants' 25-Man Playoff Roster

    Now that the San Francisco Giants have clinched the NL West, it’s time to start predicting their playoff roster. Obviously, some players, like Buster Posey and Matt Cain , are locks to make the roster...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about almost 3 years ago 4,278 reads 2 comments