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Aubrey Huff

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    August 20, 2012

    Melky Cabrera: Shattering Narratives Like It's 2008

    The alleged revaluation, first reported by the New York Daily News over the weekend, that Melky Cabrera's associates attempted to create a fake website for a fake supplement to help him maneuver around a 50-game steroid suspension has jolted San Francisco's sports media into anger. The Chronicle's ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011

    The Franchise Episode 3 Recap: Got Heem!

    ​Over the past few weeks, I've complained that The Franchise has too often focused on establishing and teasing out narratives rather than using their access to its best advantage. The first two episodes spent most of their time introducing the audience to players, sometimes more than once, and ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011

    The Franchise Episode 1: Promising Rookie Looks a Little Raw

    UCinternationa​When Showtime aired a preview for The Franchise in April, the Giants were only two weeks into the MLB season and still riding high in defense of their World Series title. Back then, the show looked like a window into the lives of baseball players, rather than a rough-and-tumble vie ... More >>

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    July 13, 2011

    Tobias Wolff Springs to Mike Krukow's Defense

    Joseph SchellFamed author says broadcaster Mike Krukow need not grab some pine...​Mike Krukow, you have an ally in Tobias Wolff. Let us explain. The other day, a reader named Rhonda Chaikin called to vent about the longtime Giants broadcaster and former pitcher. She seemed to be a Kruk fan, save f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    The Franchise Recap: The Boys Are Back

    AuntJuli/Flickr​Last night, Showtime aired the first installment of The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants, a look inside the lives and clubhouse of our defending World Series champions. The 30-minute premiere acted as preview for the series, which doesn't technically start until Ju ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011
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    December 15, 2010

    Giants To Be Honored -- By Congress?

    Sadly, the Congressional bill congratulating the Giants does not make mention of 'The Machine'​Congressional Bill: "Whereas the rest of the country learned to 'fear the beard'" Rep. Nancy Pelosi -- you've heard of her -- yesterday introduced a Congressional bill "Congratulating the San Francisco G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    San Francisco Giants To Get Second Victory Parade -- In San Jose

    Alan EskenaziAre Aubrey Huff -- and his beer and Rally Thong -- headed to San Jose's festivities? ​For members of the San Francisco Giants hoping to spend their $318,000 World Series bonuses -- do you know the way to San Jose? The team -- collectively, the entire team -- will serve as the honorary ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Thong-Sellers Optimistic as Giants Offer Aubrey Huff Two-Year Deal

    Alan EskenaziAubrey Huff, with his red rally thong around his neck and a beer in his hand, revels at the Giants' victory parade​Giants first baseman Aubrey Huff became so well-known this year for sporting a "rally thong" that people forgot he led the team in every meaningful offensive category. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Leland Yee To Announce Mayoral Run

    Jim HerdLeland Yee, seen here with a werewolf campaigning against Prop. B, aspires to Room 200​Folks at political consultant Jim Stearns' office are playing coy, but let's be realistic: Sen. Leland Yee isn't "making an announcement" at the Department of Elections today to lecture the media on the ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Only in SF: World Champion Giants Flaunt Crossdressing, BDSM Prowess

    ​This year's World Series-winning San Francisco Giants baseball team was, as manager Bruce Bochy memorably put it, a band of "cast-offs and misfits." A motley crew of otherwise unremarkable clutch batters complementing an extraordinary pitching staff, the Giants were never expected to be the world ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Giants Parade: an Orange Revolution

    Gil Riego, Jr.A panoramic view of Giants fans filling Civic Center. Click to enlarge.​In a surprise perhaps only to the the national media, a cloud of white smoke wafted out over the sea of orange-clad Giants fans at Civic Center Plaza. It smelled like ... victory. Today was a day many a Giant ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    World Series: Actual Odds For Amazingly Stupid Bets

    ​Those who squander their hard-earned cash on food and heat rather than gambling it away may not know what a prop bet is. It's not a wager on, say, Yorick's skull or the gun Chekhov saw fit to hang on the wall.  Rather, it's a proposition bet -- or side bet -- on something seemingly chancy an ... More >>

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