Category Archives: San Francisco Giants

SPEAKING OF SPORTS: New Giants golden boy?

Larry Baer, president and CEO of the San Francisco Giants, will have diminished power when he returns to the team from a suspension for getting in a well documented public scuffle with his wife. The day Major League Baseball announced … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: Bochy’s ‘gut’ is probably right

Bruce Bochy, the only manager of the San Francisco Giants who has won a World Series (actually, 3 of them), announced this week that he will retire at the end of his 13th season running the team. Bochy is an … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: Are the Kings really contenders?

Believe it or not, the Sacramento Kings actually have a shot at making the NBA playoffs as the league enters its mid-season (sort of) break for the All-Star game. That’s a real change for a team that hasn’t been in … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: Fans don’t like too much success

Tom Brady will be going for a record sixth Super Bowl ring when the New England Patriots play the Los Angeles Rams Sunday in Atlanta, and there are a lot of people who aren’t happy about it. At first glance, … Continue reading

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How we honor the dead–in this case, Hank Greenwald

If you grew up in the Bay Area and was a big sports fan like I was, you never really appreciated how many good play-by-play announcers worked in that market until you become exposed to their peers in other parts … Continue reading

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