1. Matt Kemp, Bryce Harper and the Beauty of Major League Baseball

    I hate Matt Kemp . As a diehard San Francisco Giants fan, I'm contractually obligated to hate the best player on the Los Angeles Dodgers and that is, most definitely, Kemp...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about over 2 years ago 3,019 reads 14 comments

  2. Giants vs. Mets: Tim Lincecum Gets 1st Win, but Still Searching for His Form

    It took Tim Lincecum four tries, but the diminutive right-hander mercifully registered his first win of the 2012 season...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about over 2 years ago 669 reads 4 comments

  3. UFC 145 Results: Jon Jones Pummels Rashad Evans, Shows He's Unbeatable at 205

    Jon Jones wears many flattering descriptions—UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, the youngest champion in the organization's history and the biggest, brightest star in the mixed martial arts constellation to name a few...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about over 2 years ago 2,737 reads 8 comments

  4. Brian Wilson Officially Done in 2012, but San Francisco Giants Will Be Just Fine

    If you're a San Francisco Giants fan, you better savor that picture because you won't see Brian Wilson throwing another pitch for the club in 2012. By all accounts, Wilson went under the renowned knife of Dr...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about over 2 years ago 6,498 reads 5 comments

  5. Tim Lincecum vs. Barry Zito: What to Make of SF Giants' Uncharacteristic Starts

    The 2012 Major League Baseball season has gotten off to an odd start for the San Francisco Giants —the offense has come streaking out of the gates while the pitching has stumbled...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about over 2 years ago 3,472 reads 10 comments

  6. Barry Zito Tosses Improbable Masterpiece; Aubrey Huff Manages to Leave a Smudge

    Barry Zito succeeded where Tim Lincecum, Madison Bumgarner and Matt Cain all failed before him—he pitched the 2012 San Francisco Giants to win No. 1...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about over 2 years ago 3,526 reads 25 comments

  7. San Francisco Giants Open with a Thud, but It's an Ideal Thud

    Let's dispense with the obvious first—it is never wise to open the Major League Baseball season by allowing a division rival to sweep you. And it's decidedly worse than that for the San Francisco Giants ...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about over 2 years ago 2,555 reads 6 comments

  8. San Francisco Giants Roster Battles: 5 Most Intriguing Spring Position Battles

    When the San Francisco Giants officially opened up Spring Training in 2012, the questions swirling around the club did not reach players duking it out for starting spots...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about over 2 years ago 6,270 reads 34 comments

  9. Jeremy Lin: Where Does New York Knick Rank Amongst NBA's 50 Best PGs?

    Jeremy Lin is not the best point guard in the NBA ; in fact, he's not particularly close to that honor. If that's news to you, I hate to burst the ESPN-inflated bubble...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about over 2 years ago 94,684 reads 557 comments

  10. Jeremy Lin: At What Point Does Lin-sanity Become Lin-sulting?

    Only one man could trump the American sporting public's infatuation with gridiron goodie-goodie Tim Tebow, and it turns out that man is a twice-spurned, Asian-American point guard named Jeremy Lin ...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 3 years ago 11,558 reads 38 comments

  11. The 2011 San Francisco Giants Year in Pictures

    The 2011 San Francisco Giants season was a disappointment; there's no two ways about it. Of course, there's also no embarrassment in acknowledging that fact...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 3 years ago 1,757 reads 9 comments

  12. Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints: 5 Halftime Adjustments Lions Must Make

    To say the Detroit Lions faced a stiff challenge entering their first playoff game of the 21st century is a little like saying Calvin Johnson is going be a decent wide receiver by the time he plays his last game...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 3 years ago 1,471 reads 0 comments

  13. Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints: 5 Halftime Adjustments Saints Must Make

    The New Orleans Saints boasted so many critical advantages entering their Wild Card Round game versus the Detroit Lions , it was tough to pick the most significant...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 3 years ago 1,027 reads 0 comments

  14. New York Giants vs. New York Jets: 5 Halftime Adjustments Jets Must Make

    The New York Jets entered the Battle of New York with a quite a bit on the line. First and foremost, Gang Green is looking to keep its playoff hopes alive with a victory over the "visiting" New York Giants ...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 3 years ago 729 reads 0 comments

  15. New York Giants vs. New York Jets: 5 Halftime Adjustments Giants Must Make

    The New York Giants entered their crosstown showdown with the New York Jets nursing a major limp. Not only are the G-Men down wide receiver Mario Manningham, tight end Jake Ballard ...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 3 years ago 743 reads 0 comments

  16. New Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings: 5 Halftime Changes Vikings Must Make

    The Minnesota Vikings are 2-11, starting a rookie quarterback, have lost five games in a row and have dropped seven of their last eight games. So I guess it makes perfect sense that the juggernaut New Orleans Saints are marching into town...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 3 years ago 591 reads 0 comments

  17. New Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings: 5 Halftime Adjustments for Saints

    The New Orleans Saints aren't getting a ton of ink because of Aaron Rodgers , the undefeated Packers and some nonsense going on in Denver , but the 2009 Super Bowl champions appear to be enjoying their off-the-radar status...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 3 years ago 797 reads 0 comments

  18. Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins: 5 Halftime Adjustments Fins Must Make

    The Miami Dolphins have evolved from one of the NFL 's uglier situations into one of its more incredible ones. The Fins were winless through the season's first two months, going 0-7 through September and October...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 3 years ago 662 reads 0 comments

  19. Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins: 5 Halftime Adjustments Eagles Must Make

    The Philadelphia Eagles ' lost season gets an injection of positivity and energy on Sunday when quarterback Michael Vick makes his return from various injuries...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 3 years ago 1,034 reads 0 comments

  20. TUF 14: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller Live Results, Analysis of the Final Episode

    The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller comes barreling down the home stretch tonight when the final episode airs on Spike TV...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 3 years ago 1,677 reads 5 comments

  21. Vikings vs. Falcons: 5 Halftime Adjustments Falcons Must Make

    The Atlanta Falcons host the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday and find themselves in a real dogfight for an NFC postseason berth. The Dirty Birds sit at 6-4 and in second place of the NFC South, looking up at the division-leading New Orleans Saints ...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 3 years ago 523 reads 0 comments

  22. Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons: 5 Halftime Adjustments Vikings Must Make

    There are NFL fans who are down on their luck and then there are Minnesota Vikings fans. For the last few years, there has been no joy in the Twin Cities...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 3 years ago 475 reads 0 comments

  23. Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Cleveland Browns: 5 Halftime Adjustments Jags Must Make

    The Jacksonville Jaguars are visiting the Cleveland Browns here in Week 11 of the 2011 NFL season, and there's not a ton on the line. Unless you count bragging rights...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 3 years ago 250 reads 3 comments

  24. Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Cleveland Browns: 5 Halftime Changes Browns Must Make

    The Cleveland Browns are playing out the stretch in yet another lost season when they host the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 11...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 3 years ago 525 reads 2 comments

  25. TUF 14: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller Live Results and Analysis of Episode 9

    The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller is slowly drawing to a close ahead of the live finale on Dec. 3 in Las Vegas, but there's still plenty of action to go...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 3 years ago 919 reads 3 comments