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Detroit Tigers

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Derrick May Proves Detroit Techno Is Still Alive at Public Works

    Deep Blue presents Derrick May Public Works May 11, 2013 The evening began at Terroir, a wine bar in SOMA, drinking expensive bottles of wine for a French friend's birthday (because honestly, you can't get more Gallic than wine, cheese, and "rillettes"). There was a group of about eight of his coun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    World Series: Everything We Ever Wanted -- And More

    Sergio Romo's slider frisbeed into Buster Posey's mitt for strike three. Sit down, Triple Crown -- and everyone was dancing on top of the tables. A Caltrain engineer leaned hard on his horn and the fans swarming the streets answered in kind. Thousands of orange-clad revelers descended upon Fourth an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    World Series Game 2: It's Such a Perfect Day

    Tell someone you like long walks on the beach and you'll seldom be asked to explain why. Mention you like baseball, however, and you maybe put on the spot. Well, maybe you like baseball because of days like Thursday. Game 2 of the World Series was an old-fashioned, grind-it-out pitcher's duel with t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Bryan Stow, Beaten Giants Fan, Watched the Giants Kick Ass Last Night

    It's great news the Giants won game two of the World Series -- what's even better news is that Bryan Stow was there to witness it. The Santa Cruz paramedic and father of two was reportedly the Giants' guest at Game two where the team crushed the Detroit Tigers -- again. Stow, who suffered sever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    World Series: Justin Verlander, Thou Art Mortal

    There's a moment toward the end of the great old movie The Man Who Would Be King where Sean Connery's character has nearly conned an Afghan tribe into believing that he's a God. But, just at the wrong moment, he's cut -- and blood trickles from his wound. Seeing this, the tribe's elder cries that Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    San Francisco Giants 2012 World Series Prop Bets

    It's been a thrilling playoff run for the Giants. So much so that, by now, many fans may be numb to basic ebbs and flows of a baseball game. For those needing an extra jolt, here are some totally arbitrary prop bets for the 2012 World Series:

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    World Series: For the Giants, It's the Illusion of Magic

    Ah, the old "ball hits the base and bounces away from the defense" trick. It's been a dependable offensive weapon for the Giants this postseason. They pulled it out last night, just like they did in Barry Zito's previous start, in game five against the Cardinals. With two outs, nobody on, and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Obama Says He Kinda Hopes the Tigers Win the World Series

    President Obama appeared on the Tonight Show last night where he admitted that he's leaning toward rooting for the Detroit Tigers in the World Series. And what a real slap in the face this is to San Francisco, which has practically bankrolled his 2012 presidential campaign.His words exactly:"I will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    10 Ways to Prove You Are a Real Giants Fan

    Mayor Ed Lee has officially declared it San Francisco Giants Pride Week, which means starting today he wants this city to be all orange and black all the time -- or at least until the end of the World Series. The mayor doled out a few ideas for Giants fans to show they're excited to kick Detroit's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    World Series: St. Louis Media Praises Giants Fans, Detroit Columnist Bemoans "Wimpy" Gourmets

    In the latest iteration of a tired tradition, a newspaper from the country's heartland has dispatched a writer playing the part of "Unfrozen Caveman Sports Columnist" to San Francisco. Once arrived on our decadent shores, he's labeled our fans as a bunch of gourmet-munching softies, used coded langu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    San Francisco Giants 2012 World Series Drinking Game

    Seeing-eye singles, elimination games, Madison Bumgarner. In Giants baseball, before the joy comes the anguish and anxiety. If San Francisco wins the World Series, you already know it'll be a teeth-grinding, knee-shaking, hair-pulling operation. If the Giants lose, it'll just suck. See also: 10 Way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    San Francisco Giants: Wet Wish Fulfillment

    In the last few short years, San Francisco Giants fans have been treated to every experience they could have ever hoped to have. Last night, however, was a new one. If you ever dreamed of watching a nigh-impossible comeback capped during a torrential rainstorm -- well, there you go. Last night' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Detroit Tigers Fans' Thoughts on the Giants

    Fandom is, naturally, a partisan affair. No team has more heart than the Giants! Marco Scutaro is the hottest hitter in baseball! Defense, base running, and timely hitting are the keys to victory in October! Angel Pagan should be on the cover of a romance novel! Most of us have been following the G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Matt Cain's Perfect Game: Individual, Different, and Timeless

    In Monty Python's Life of Brian, a moment of hilarity is achieved when a massive crowd chants, in unison, "We are all individuals. We are all different."This has always been a favorite comedic theme. But, watching Matt Cain putting the finishing touches on a perfect game last night, it suddenly didn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Padres Fans' Tortured Memories

    We all have something to hide...​As the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres face off in Game 2 of The Big Series tonight, one could be excused for confusing the M.O. of the two teams. Both feature pitching that ranges from above average to stellar and, on the offensive side, a lineup full of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Brian Wilson's Orange Shoes, and Baseball's Worst Fashion Faux-Pas

    Brian -- you shouldn't have! ​Yesterday, San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson -- a man with about three pounds worth of tattoo ink coursing through his veins and a haircut befitting a Blink-182 roadie -- came under fire from the league office. The objection: Wilson's traffic cone-orange shoes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Scott Linehan, Who Cared So Much for His Family He Couldn't Bear to Bring Them to S.F., Accepts Job in ... Detroit?

    We recently wrote about how Scott Linehan was just the latest NFL coach to trot out the ridiculous "It's all about my family" excuse to cover up why he really doesn't want/got bounced from a job. You'll recall that Linehan, the former head coach of the St. Louis Rams, flew to San Francisco and engag ... More >>

  • Film

    March 16, 2005

    Mad About It

    Costner and Allen are the upside to The Upside of Anger

  • News

    June 11, 2003

    The Freeloaders' Handbook

    If you ask, they will give. Really.

  • Film

    December 29, 1999

    A Quality Year

    After years of creative drought, inspiration was again in long supply

  • Film

    July 14, 1999
  • News

    July 30, 1997

    Recycling America

    As the millennium approaches, the country is engulfed in a bicycling craze that's reminiscent of our last fin de siecle. A Bay Area street kid named George Mount helped start it all. Savior on Wheels

  • News

    October 2, 1996

    They Can't Be Giants

    In the clubhouse, the press box, the seats, malaise pervaded this season's swan song

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