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Timmmaay Is Back, And I Am Irrationally Happy About It

On Tuesday, the San Francisco Giants announced that they were re-signing free agent pitcher Tim Lincecum to a two-year, $35 million contract (with a no-trade clause). The immediate analysis was predictable: That’s way too much money for a pitcher who … Continue reading

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Niners Week Two Awards

That wasn’t as much fun as last week. Let’s get this over with. The Jerry Rice Award (Most Dominant Player on the Field): Richard Sherman Really, this award goes to the whole Seahawks defense. Fuck, man, they pounded the Niners’ … Continue reading

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One of My Favorite Places: Finnerty’s

I have gotten to spend most of my life in New York and San Francisco, which I consider to be the two coolest cities in America. (I love New Orleans too, but I can’t move there–I wouldn’t survive six months.) … Continue reading

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2013 NFL Season Preview

The end of summer is nigh, with all of its annual traditions: The days are beginning to cool, leaves will soon change color, baseball will turn to pennant races and playoffs, the neighborhood bar will get pumpkin beers on tap, … Continue reading

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2013 San Francisco 49ers Preview

A confession: I am a bit of a fairweather football fan. I don’t follow college football at all, for two reasons: First, I’m just generally a pro sports guy–if I’m going to watch a sport, I want to watch it … Continue reading

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He’s on Fire

For basketball fans my age, the words “he’s on fire” carry a special meaning. NBA Jam came out 20 years ago, in 1993, when I was twelve years old. The arcade game quickly became a cultural touchstone, and by far … Continue reading

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On A-Rod and REAL New York Yankees

If you don’t care about baseball or sports, you can probably skip this one–unless you like rants. If you enjoy a good rant, no matter what the topic is, this might be for you. As Major League Baseball begins to … Continue reading

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