1. Revisiting the Greg Oden/Kevin Durant Decision: Should We Have Seen This Coming?

    It's fascinating to examine the great debate of the 2007 NBA Draft, Greg Oden vs. Kevin Durant, in hindsight. Before the 2007 draft, there was talking going both ways about which player would be a better draft pick...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about over 4 years ago 4,347 reads 25 comments

  2. Why The Pro Bowl Sucks...and How It Can Be Fixed

    The Pro Bowl is a game that today is of no interest to the average sports fan. The game is meaningless, and the fans don't care. There have been solutions proposed to create interest, like moving the game to a different location or day...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about over 4 years ago 495 reads 0 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers Inept and Incompetent?

    Year after year. Failure after failure after failure. The last five seasons: a combined 25-55 record. Furthermore, the 2009 season is heading down the drain before our very eyes...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about almost 5 years ago 575 reads 5 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers: Encouraging Signs in a Loss

    Oh, what a heartbreaking loss. After playing really well, the San Francisco 49ers were set to win and go to 3-0. Everything was in place, and all the 49ers needed was one stop on defense...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about almost 5 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  5. San Francisco 49ers: Looking For Some QB Stability

    It's been a while since the Niners had a very good quarterback. It's about time someone steps up and owns the position...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about almost 5 years ago 482 reads 2 comments

  6. Brett Favre: Where's The Dignity?

    Good ole' Brett is at it again. He "retired" today, just like he "retired" last year. What the hell Brett? What's with this circus? Don't go all the way down this path only to turn back. Don't put teams and fans through all this hope year after year...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 5 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  7. Oakland A's Offense Comes Up Empty Against Los Angeles Angels

    On Sunday against the Angels, Brett Anderson threw a great game. He had good stuff and was forcing the Angels hitters into weak grounders easily fielded by the infielders. He had a perfect game going into the seventh inning...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 5 years ago 57 reads 4 comments

  8. East Coast Bias? San Francisco Giants Ignored Despite Success

    While the sinking Mets and the mediocre Phillies receive loads of attention, there is a team flying under the radar. The San Francisco Giants, 46-37, nine games over .500, second best record in the NL...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 5 years ago 295 reads 4 comments

  9. San Francisco Giants: Time to Give Sabean Some Credit?

    As the Giants have made a push through this season, it has got me thinking. Does Brian Sabean deserve better? Some credit instead of the criticism that calls for him to be run out of down? He may be a better GM than we thought...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 5 years ago 299 reads 5 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders: The Great Dysfunction

    I was looking through the newspaper and couldn't help but notice this tidbit; "Javon Walker underwent surgery on his right knee a few weeks ago. [Tom] Cable said the Raiders learned about the surgery this week...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about over 5 years ago 678 reads 36 comments

  11. Why It’s a No Brainer: Manny Ramirez Should be a San Francisco Giant

    People, people, people, what the heck is going on here? Why the hell isn’t Manny Ramirez signed yet? More specifically, why haven’t the Giants pulled up to Manny with a dump truck full of money? Why? Anyone...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about over 5 years ago 617 reads 8 comments

  12. Oakland Raiders: A "Commitment to Crap"

    Don’t kid yourself. Stop being delusional. The Oakland Raiders were a disaster, are a disaster, and will be a disaster for a long time. They are such a disaster, not even the President could salvage this situation...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about over 5 years ago 688 reads 14 comments

  13. Barry Zito: Screwing Up The Pitching Market

    We all know about "The Contract." Seven years. $126 million dollars. Record: 6-15. ERA: 5.73. In the word of the great Jon Miller, "The disaster that is Barry Zito in a Giants uniform continues...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 412 reads 9 comments

  14. Yeah, East Coast Bias Exists - But It's Justified

    I was surfing the web, just the usual, and came across this article. It got me thinking about East Coast Bias. Does it exist? Yeah, admit it. There's an East Coast Bias...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 497 reads 5 comments

  15. Will Anyone or Anything Step Foward and Challenge ESPN?

    You see it online. On message boards. And even this site. People hate ESPN. People absolutely hate "The Worldwide Leader," also known as "The Four Letter Network" to competitors. People hate their "cheesyness" of a lot of their promotions...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 321 reads 0 comments

  16. The NFL is a Way, Way Better League Than MLB

    This article got me thinking. The NFL is better than MLB. I agree completely with the article, but for different reasons. Here they are. 1. The Salary Cap Nobody can disagree with the fact that the salary cap is good for a sports league...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 379 reads 6 comments

  17. Oakland A's Are the Witness-Protection Program of MLB

    If the Yankees represent too much media, tabloids, and back pages of newspapers, the Oakland A's represent the total opposite. The A's are irrelevant. It's like a witness-protection program for Major League Baseball...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 429 reads 6 comments

  18. Why Is the National League So Inferior to the American League?

    If you have ever wondered which league, the AL or NL, is better, there's no debate. The answer is obvious: the American League. There are 10 teams in the AL with records above .500, and only four teams with records below ...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 1,220 reads 0 comments

  19. San Francisco Giants Rebuilding: Too Little, Too Late

    Everyone knows that the Giants aren't going to make a run this year, even in a weak division. Also, the Giants didn't make a run last year or the season before that. The Giants should have realized that the time to rebuild was long ago...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 308 reads 3 comments

  20. When Will the Oakland A's Stop Being a Second-Class MLB Franchise?

    It is a harsh, sad reality for fans of this once-proud franchise. A franchise that used to regularly outdraw their cross-bay rivals many times over. But alas, things change...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 470 reads 14 comments

  21. Open Mic: The Most Powerful Sports Figure Is...Money

    Don't lie. You know it as well as I do. Everything comes down to the Almighty Dollar. The Buck. The George Washington. It affects everything in sports these days. Take a look at the situation of the former Seattle Supersonics...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 239 reads 0 comments

  22. Talkin' Bay Area: Baron Davis, Barry Zito, and more

    A lot has happened in the Bay Area recently. Lets get to it. Baron Davis Opts Out and Signs with the Clippers Baron has stunned Warrior fans by leaving $17.8 million on the table...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 246 reads 1 comments

  23. What the Oakland A's Need to Do

    The Oakland A's are one of two two teams in the Bay Area, but they don't get the fan support or attention that their cross-bay rival, the San Francisco Giants, does...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 157 reads 1 comments

  24. 2008 Bay Area Sports Awards

    I would like to welcome all of you to the Bay Area Sports Awards. Without further delay, lets get to it. Best Surprise: Tie between Justin Duchscherer and Bengie Molina. Duchscherer has been putting out great start after great start...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 429 reads 1 comments

  25. A Fan's Confession: Why I'm Jealous of Boston

    Many people say they hate Boston. That's a lie. We're so secretly jealous that all we can do is hate. For me personally, living in the Bay Area, I envy Boston. They have great teams that have been extremely successful lately...

    Divya Parmar Written by Divya Parmar about 6 years ago 678 reads 19 comments