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    June 5, 2014

    Bryan Stow: 911 Tapes Released in Giants Fan Beating (Audio)

    The tapes containing the 911 call made to authorities the evening Bryan Stow was viciously beaten outside Dodger Stadium was released yesterday during trial. It's the first time the public has heard the 911 call made by another off-duty paramedic who was with Stow at the Dodgers and Giants opener ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Bryan Stow: Jury Selection Begins in Case Against Former Dodgers Owner

    Three years have passed since Bryan Stow was beaten nearly to death by two Dodgers fans in the team's stadium parking lot, in what's become one of the most flagrant manifestations of a deep-seated Giants-Dodgers rivalry. Stow, a father of two and loyal Giants fan, still faces mounting medical bills ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Giants Look to Spoil Dodgers Home Opener

    The Giants accomplished exactly what they hoped to: beating the hapless Diamondbacks three out of four to open the 2014 season in Phoenix. San Francisco scored 23 runs versus Arizona "pitching" in the series, with Brandon Belt (three home runs and five RBIs) and Angel Pagan (.421 with 6 RBIs) lead ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    Giants Fan Is Off The Hook For Fatal Stabbing of Dodgers Fan

    Just in time for Major League Baseball's Opening Day, there's resolution in the fatal stabbing of Jonathan Denver, a Los Angeles Dodgers fan, who was killed after a Giants game in San Francisco last September. No crime was committed, as far as the criminal justice system is concerned. Michael Mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Baseball 2014: Jeter, A-Rod, Oprah, and a Giants-Dodgers Dogfight

    This is just too easy. Can of corn. It's like, some of this stuff, I can just pluck right out of last year's column. As baseball season kicks off tonight, here are my predictions for 2014:

  • News

    September 19, 2012
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    September 4, 2012

    49ers Fan Heckles Charger Fans Who Happen To Be Cops

    Updated 2:35 p.m. to show man's identity.Here's a cautionary tale for all prospective sporting agitators.One allegedly drunken San Francisco 49ers fan must have felt a surge of football-fueled hostility as he saw the group of San Diego Chargers fans stroll by in the Candlestick Park parking lot befo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    2013 World Baseball Classic to Call AT&T Park Home

    It's official. San Francisco will host the semifinals of the 2013 World Baseball Classic, calling AT&T Park home for the first time when more than two dozen teams from around the globe compete against each other next spring.This marks the third anniversary of the international baseball tournamen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    S.F. or L.A.: Which City Is More Hip?

    The rivalry between Los Angeles and San Francisco is most obviously felt any time the Dodgers come into town, or vice versa. But because we can't entirely base everything on baseball, StumbleUpon, has given us these new benchmarks to determine which city is hipper. If you are a recent California tra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Brian Wilson's Beard to Fly Through Bay Area Skies -- Literally

    ​If the airlines are deficient at anything, it's making the skies friendlier -- or friendly at all. But in its never-ending quest to be cute, Virgin America Airlines has made another attempt to show us just how much personality the Silicon Valley-based company has.   SFist snapped  this ... More >>

  • News

    March 28, 2012
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    March 28, 2012

    How To Not Piss Off Tyga at His S.F. Show

    Los Angeles rapper Tyga's March 19 concert in Omaha, Nebraska didn't end well -- after the show, there was a shootout. The rapper told XXL that a local act was mad because Tyga wouldn't let the group open up for him on the spur of the moment, and that the locals started throwing debris on the stage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Assemblyman Wants to Ban Violent Fans from Sporting Events

    ​Here's something that will give sports spectators something to really cheer about. A SoCal assemblyman is essentially asking for a statewide restraining order on violent sports fans, barring them from events so that the rest of us can watch our teams play without worrying about getting killed. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Dodgers File Civil Action Against Accused Bryan Stow Attackers

    Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood​The Los Angeles Dodgers filed papers in court this week, taking civil action against the two men accused of beating Giants fan Bryan Stow into a coma at Dodger Stadium earlier this year.Stow, who remains in critical condition, and his two children filed a lawsuit o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Bryan Stow Opens His Eyes, Gives a Thumbs Up

    Thumbs up for Bryan Stow​Bryan Stow, the Giants fan who has been in a coma for more than three months after being brutally beaten at the Dodgers game, is showing signs that he's "very alert."According to the Support4BryanStow Website, run by his family:We were told at the hospital today that this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Bryan Stow Family's Attorney: Lawsuit Will Not Be Affected by Dodgers Bankruptcy

    The Dodgers may be bankrupt, but the Stow lawsuit is safe. ​Bryan Stow's family's lawsuit against  Dodger Stadium will likely go forward without any major hiccups even after the team filed for bankruptcy this week, an attorney for the family told SF Weekly. Thomas Girardi, a Los Angeles-based ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Bryan Stow Lawsuit Against Dodgers Is Not a Home Run, Attorneys Say

    Who's the Dodgers' alibi?​The family of Bryan Stow sued the Dodgers this week for negligence, arguing the stadium failed to provide sufficient security guards who could have prevented the 42-year-old Giants fan from being knocked into a coma after the opener game March 31. But personal injury ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Bryan Stow Family Sues Dodgers over 'Lax Security'

    Family sues LA Dodgers​Two days after Los Angeles police arrested Giovanni Ramirez, 31, on suspicion of beating Giants fan Bryan Stow, the victim's family has filed a lawsuit against the Dodgers and its owner, Frank McCourt, claiming the team's lack of safety at the stadium contributed to the brut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Bruce Bochy Is "Surprised" Bryan Stow Attackers Haven't Been Caught

    Talks about the rivalry off the field ​Before kicking off the first game against the Dodgers last night, Giants coach Bruce Bochy talked to reporters about how the brutal beating of one of their fans, Bryan Stow, has cast a pall over the West Coast baseball teams' rivalry. Moreover, Bochy admitted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Giants Head to Los Angeles, Dodgers to Boost Security for Game Tomorrow

    Leave the rivalry on the field ​Will any Giants fan step foot at Dodger Stadium for tomorrow night's game? After what happened to Bryan Stow, the Giants fan who was savagely beaten outside Dodger Stadium, it would seem inconceivable. But you never know with those hardcore fans, which is why the Do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Bryan Stow Update: Beaten Giants Fan Takes a Turn for the Worse

    Stow with his two kids, Tyler and Tabitha ​Last week SF Weekly gave you the good news that Bryan Stow, the Giants fan who was badly beaten, had been taken out of a coma; doctors were optimistic that he could relocate to a hospital near his home in the Bay Area. But now we have to report more sad n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Charlie Sheen Show to Benefit Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow

    Not so bad afterall ​Those of us who would rather gouge our eyes out with a spoon than listen to another one of Charlie Sheen's epic rants -- onstage at that -- should maybe reconsider shelling out $100 for the weekend event.Sheen's publicist has reportedly said he will donate proceeds from mercha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Bryan Stow, Beaten Giants Fan, Coming Out of Coma

    Coming out of a coma​Doctors are in the process of taking Bryan Stow, the Giants fan who was brutally beaten, out of his medically induced coma, media outlets are reporting. Stow, 42, has been in a coma at a Los Angeles hospital since the March 31 incident where he was beaten outside Dodger stadiu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Columnist Blames Victim, Says Bryan Stow Shouldn't Have Been Wearing Giants Jersey

    Even John Steigerwald's mustache is embarrassed for him.​Longtime Pennsylvania sports anchor and writer John Steigerwald pens an astonishingly offensive piece this week in the Observer-Reporter, essentially blaming Giants fan Bryan Stow for his own savage beating. Steigerwald's gross logic is that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Dodgers Come to Town, Giants to Increase Security

    Leave the rivalry on the field​With the Dodgers -- and their fans -- making their way to San Francisco for tonight's game, the Giants have added more security to "prepare for the worst."Officer Albie Esparza told media outlets that police will have a "very visible increased presence" inside and ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    'Beat a Dodgers Day' Advertised on Craigslist

    But not literallySome Giants fans are calling on San Francisco to find a Dodgers fan and beat them -- literally. Bryan Stow, a Giants fan, remains in critical condition in a Los Angeles hospital, after being savagely beaten outside the Dodger stadium as he left the opener game between the Dodgers an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Bryan Stow, Giants Fan Beaten, Showing Signs of Improvement

    Showing some improvement ​After spending a week in a coma, Bryan Stow, the Giants fan who was brutally beaten by Dodgers fans last week, is showing his first signs of recovery. ESPN reports that Stow's father, David Stow, said his son's temperature is down and his vital signs are "looking good."Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Giants Double Reward to Catch Dodgers Fans Who Brutally Beat Bryan Stow

    Bryan Stow​The Giants are matching the $10,000 reward for information that will help catch the people who savagely beat Bryan Stow as he left the Dodgers stadium last week. Over the weekend, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich offered the $10,000 reward money and said he wants more secur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Bryan Stow, Beaten Giants Fan, in Coma; L.A. County Lawmaker Questions Dodgers Security

    Dodgers: tame your fans ​By now most people know about Bryan Stow, the 42-year-old paramedic and hardcore Giants fan who was brutally beaten outside the Los Angeles stadium last week after the season opener. While he is in a medically induced coma, the question remains: Was security at the game ad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Giants Fans Beaten by Dodgers Fans, One in Critical Condition

    La Dodgers fans ... poor sports even when they win​We knew being a Giants fan was torture -- metaphorically speaking -- but last night the pain went a little too deep after two Dodger fans let loose on three Giants fans after the San Francisco team lost in the season opener. You'd think they would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Gloating 101: What Banners to Fly Over Dodgers Stadium Tonight

    Joe EskenaziDon't stop believing (or rubbing their face in it).​It's been four months and 29 days since millions of Giants fans and players paraded through the Orange and Black-decked arteries of San Francisco, dangling red thongs, airing Prop 19-related grievances, spraying champagne, and rag ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011
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    March 9, 2011
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    January 31, 2011

    Giants Fans to Fly Banner Over Dodgers Stadium

    Not the world champions​A group of self-described diabolical Giants fans are plotting to fund a huge banner that will fly over the LA Dodgers stadium during the first three games of the Major Baseball League season, starting March 31. The group -- called the Faithful Supporters of the World Champi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    'Don't Stop Believing' Finally Giants' Anthem (VIDEO)

    We believe! We believe! ​After being catapulted back into relevance by The Sopranos' finale, Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" was soon adopted by the Los Angeles Dodgers as a late-inning rally song. Hilariously, it turns out Journey singer Steve Perry is a Giants fan -- and he hated this. "I reall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Karma Smiles on San Francisco Giants

    Keep your eye on the ball...​Those who believe that a Supreme Being, The Force, or supernatural entities actually influence the outcomes of sporting contests aren't always the most credible sorts. But you have to admit that the San Francisco Giants are in the midst of an almost karmic series of do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Philadelphia Phillies Do Giants Fans a Favor. When Will Giants Do the Same?

    ​The other day, your humble narrator had a sporting experience that flummoxed him. After Bay Area local Jimmy Rollins doubled home the tying and winning runs for the Philadelphia Phillies over the Los Angeles Dodgers with two outs in the ninth, a clatch of L.A. fans in the corner actually booed an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    'The Stinkin' Giants, Give 'Em The Big Blue Finger.' Boy Am I Glad I Went to the Library Today!

    Say what?​Remember, in England, Benedict Arnold is a hero. That helps put one in mind for the just-unveiled exhibition at the Burbank Central Library -- enemy territory, sports-wise -- "Love to Hate: The Dodgers-Giants Rivalry."Library-goers can be treated to memorabilia like the signs illustratin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Giants Fans Aren't Panicking, But Slashed Ticket Prices Indicate Team Brass May Be

    The San Francisco Giants are a hell of a team. Only a few games into the nascent season and they've already got me feeling like a naive jackass for writing that "Hope Springs Eternal on Opening Day." Perhaps, with this team, hope really is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane. And yet, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Hope Springs Eternal on Opening Day

    I hope I can make it across the border. I hope to see my friend and shake his hand. I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I hope. -- Red, closing lines of The Shawshank Redemption. Sports is the blanket we toss over the tattered couches of our lives. And yet, on opening day -- a ... More >>

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    February 17, 2009

    San Francisco's Bitterness Toward Our Glamorous SoCal Neighbors Shows Through in the Stands

    When a spokeswoman for San Jose's mayor last week told SF Weekly that Gavin Newsom didn't belong on a Washington, D.C. junket along with the boss men of San Jose, Los Angeles, and San Diego -- this was a trip "for the major cities" -- it was a true Cinderella Moment. After years of smoldering in San ... More >>

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    September 17, 2008
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    April 4, 2008

    Blue in the Bay: Dodgers Edge Giants in Season Opening Series

    Every week this baseball season, Blue in the Bay breaks down the heated rivalry with assessments of both teams. Think of it as a power rankings of sorts, only between two teams, and from an obtusely biased perspective of a Dodgers fan living in San Francisco. Don't worry, I'll give the Giants credit ... More >>

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    March 28, 2008

    Blue in the Bay: Pre-Season Warmup

    Every week this baseball season, the SF Weekly news blog 'The Snitch' features 'Blue in the Bay,' a series featuring thoughts on the Giants/Dodgers rivalry, from the perspective of SF Weekly contributor and Dodgers fan, Oscar Pascual. For your hating pleasure, let's begin with the season preview. -- ... More >>

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