1. The 10 Greatest Individual Pitching Seasons in San Francisco Giants History

    Is Tim Lincecum's second Cy Young Award-winning season a better performance than Juan Marichal's 1965 masterpiece? It's never easy to compare pitchers across eras and decades given the changes in the game, but here is my best attempt...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about almost 2 years ago 3,182 reads 7 comments

  2. 10 Reasons This San Francisco Giants Team Is Different Than the 2010 Version

    Although the 2010 Giants had better pitching and a more potent offense, this year's team is better suited for another postseason run...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about almost 2 years ago 3,671 reads 8 comments

  3. Nine Clear Advantages the S.F. Giants Have over the Los Angeles Dodgers

    Even though the Los Angeles Dodgers have a half game lead over the San Francisco Giants , it's the Giants who are better suited for a postseason run...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about almost 2 years ago 5,060 reads 28 comments

  4. 7 Bold Predictions for Tim Lincecum's Second-Half Performance

    Even though Tim Lincecum has been nothing short of terrible for the San Francisco Giants , the team is poised for a second-half run...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 2,723 reads 8 comments

  5. Re-Ranking the S.F. Giants' Top 10 Hitting Prospects Post-Draft

    After the San Francisco Giants drafted seven pitchers in the first 10 rounds of the MLB draft, you would think the Giants are trying to continue their pitching excellence...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 6,307 reads 6 comments

  6. 10 Reasons Pablo Sandoval's Worth to the Giants Is Overstated

    Pablo Sandoval may be back at third base for the San Francisco Giants, but after his dismal performance on Sunday, there is cause for concern...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 2,790 reads 4 comments

  7. NBA Playoffs 2012: When and Where to Watch Game 5 Action

    It's Monday Night and it's "ball night" in the NBA with two Game 5 matchups. That's right, it’s Game 5—not Game 7—that were getting excited about...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 681 reads 0 comments

  8. Fantasy Baseball: 10 Solid MLB Players Who Are Useless in Fantasy This Year

    Just because your favorite player keeps his hit streak alive, doesn't mean he's the best choice for your fantasy roster. He may have a great batting average, but if he is not scoring runs or driving them in, he may be better left off your team...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  9. London 2012: Latest News on Biggest Olympic Stars

    With the 2012 Summer Olympics 70 days away, USA stars Michael Phelps and Allyson Felix are gearing up for gold-medal runs. In 2008, Phelps broke Mark Spitz's Olympic record , capturing eight gold medals in all...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 929 reads 0 comments

  10. Clippers vs. Spurs: 6 Bench Players Who Will Be Key in Game 2

    The San Antonio Spur s won Game 1 without a challenge, but with the Los Angeles Clippers wanting to steal Game 2, look for each team's bench to be the key...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 190 reads 1 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders: Why the Silver and Black Will Win AFC West in 2012

    Even though Peyton Manning is with the Denver Broncos , the Oakland Raiders will get back to the postseason for the time since 2003. The Broncos are not the only team who will be better for the 2012 season...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 10,296 reads 49 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers: Why LaMichael James Is Destined to Succeed

    Although LaMichael James won't be carrying the ball 300 times like he did for the Oregon Ducks , he should be a key part of the San Francisco 49ers offense in 2012...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 11,243 reads 12 comments

  13. 2013 NFL Draft: 5 Players Who Will Earn 1st-Round Grades with Epic Seasons

    With senior quarterbacks Matt Barkley , Tyler Wilson and Landry Jones all returning this season, the 2013 NFL draft will be stacked full of talented quarterbacks...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 374 reads 0 comments

  14. Amile Jefferson: 5 Reasons Top College Basketball Recruit Needs to Pick Kentucky

    Although Amile Jefferson is still considering Duke and North Carolina State , there is one choice that makes sense for him, and that's Kentucky ...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 3,415 reads 4 comments

  15. Seattle Seahawks: Foolish Picks Will Lead to Another Poor Season

    Despite the Seattle Seahawk s improving their roster at linebacker and quarterback, Bruce Irvin and Russell Wilson are not the players to get them back to the playoffs...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 5,214 reads 111 comments

  16. Why Mayweather vs. Cotto Battle Proves Money Can Handle Manny Pacquiao

    If the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto taught us anything, it's that Money will be ready for Manny Pacquiao . When they fight, or even if they fight, is a whole other question...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 1,004 reads 0 comments

  17. Ohio State Buckeyes Football: Game by Game Predictions for 2012

    After their first losing season since 1988, Ohio State will win at least nine games in 2012 and finish in the Top 25 despite their bowl game ban...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 236 reads 31 comments

  18. NBA Playoff Schedule 2012: Teams That Will Be Swept out of 1st Round

    After Amar'e Stoudemire's post game outburst and a performance that made the San Antonio Spurs look like the 1997 Chicago Bulls , the New York Knicks and the Utah Jazz will be swept...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 2,705 reads 3 comments

  19. NBA Playoffs 2012: 10 Reasons L.A. Lakers Will Come Up Short This Postseason

    Even though the Los Angles Lakers are up 2-0 in their series, and Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum are playing at their best, the Lakers won't win the NBA Finals. The Lakers went 41-25 in the strike shortened season, good enough for the No...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 2,521 reads 5 comments

  20. Kentucky Derby Odds: Latest Numbers for Bodemeister and More

    With the Kentucky Derby only three days away, Bodemeister and Union Rags have emerged as early favorites in the 138th "Run for the Roses...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 4,472 reads 0 comments

  21. Kentucky Derby Odds: 3 Favorites Sure to Let You Down

    Although Bodiemeister and Union Rags are favored to win the Kentucky Derby, don't be surprised if a long-shot leaves with the roses...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 631 reads 0 comments

  22. 2012 NFL Draft Grades: Why San Francisco 49ers Passed with Flying Colors

    Although some of the San Francisco 49ers draft choices had analysts scratching their heads , the NFC West Champions were able to add depth, while grabbing playmakers like A.J...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 5,880 reads 24 comments

  23. St. Louis Cardinals: 5 Reasons Carlos Beltran Will Be Sleeper Pickup of the Year

    Carlos Beltran will have his best season in his first year with the St. Louis Cardinals since he hit 41 HR with the New York Mets in 2006...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 1,273 reads 0 comments

  24. NFL Draft 2012: Teams That Will Defy Experts in Round 1

    With all the analysis on the NFL draft now, it's easy to predict who teams like the Miami Dolphins and the St. Louis Rams will draft...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 176 reads 0 comments

  25. NFL Draft Rumors: Latest Buzz Around Likely 1st-Round Selections

    It's only three days until the NFL draft , and it's the final countdown. Can you hear the awesome keyboards and epic buildup to a certain rock-and-roll masterpiece? Big hair and ...

    Howard Cowan Written by Howard Cowan about 2 years ago 643 reads 0 comments